Mrs. Claus’s Cottage

Experiences Overview

Throughout December

Visit Mrs. Claus's Cottage, where merriment and cheer collide in a winter whirlwind of hands-on experiences!

December 1, 2, 8 & 15

Gingerbread House Decorating

Dive headfirst into a whirlwind of frosting, sprinkles, and pure imagination. Imagine a land where gumdrops are trees, licorice are fences, and windows are made of sparkling sugar crystals. Join our gingerbread house parties and challenge your creativity, spend time with the family, and sip on some hot cocoa. Festive cocktails will also be served as well as a buffet for the little ones.

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Saturday, December 2

Holiday Centerpiece Workshop

Come be creative and take home a beautiful, fragrant centerpiece using fresh evergreens, gilded cones, and glass balls. Learn how to green an arrangement and to help extend the life of your floral creations. Lead by Debbie Buck, floral designer and owner of Moonshell Design.

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Sunday, December 3

Pajama Brunch with Mrs. Claus

Mrs. Claus is cooking up a storm at Wequassett! Join Mrs. Claus in your pajamas for a cozy breakfast with classic dishes and sweet treats. Breakfast is available 7:00-11AM and Mrs. Claus will be doing the rounds 8:00-10:00am. 


Holiday cookies decorated as wreaths and ornaments.
Saturday, December 9

The Art of Decorating Sugar Cookies... with Bubbles!

Toast to the holidays and channel your inner artist! Lead by Assistant Pastry Chef and contestant of Food Network’s Holiday Wars, Sarah Arnold, have yourself an afternoon of creativity while sipping on shimmering champagne. Sarah will showcase her expertise and share tips & tricks on decorating the ultimate Christmas cookie.

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Hot chocolate with marshmellows sitting on a table with treats.
Saturday, December 16

Hot Cocoa Bomb Making

It’s time to get cozy! Assistant Pastry Chef Sarah Arnold will share the fascinating secret of creating a Hot Cocoa bomb. Come along and learn the sorcery and why not enjoy some fun and laughter along the way?

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Saturday, December 16

Paper Ornaments with Marissa Zingg

Led by content creator Marissa Zingg, join us for an enchanting craft experience (with mimosas, of course) where we will transform the pages of beloved books into beautiful and unique holiday decorations. Participants will learn the art of repurposing old books into stunning paper ornaments that capture the spirit of the season while upcycling! Marissa will guide you through each step, ensuring that even those new to crafting can create something truly magical. All materials will be provided.

Marissa Zingg is the content creator behind @onecrafdiygirl,  a New England lifestyle blog where she shares her thrifting, upcycling and style adventures along the Eastern seaboard. Her aim is to empower her community of creatives, 1M+ across social media platforms, to explore their curiosities and try a new skill.

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Overnight Package

The Mrs. Claus Touch

Mrs. Claus isn’t keeping track of who’s naughty or nice or putting coal in stockings. She’s pouring champagne, bringing you a cruffin fresh from the oven, and making sure the gifts get wrapped. She’s creating a time and a place for making memories with friends and family – or stealing a little time away for yourself. 

Experience The Mrs. Claus Touch overnight package, and check-in to a room ready for celebrations. Package includes: An illuminated Christmas Tree in room with Wequassett stockings filled with a sweet treat, complimentary coffee and pastries from the Sill, and a complimentary late checkout. 

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Toasty Moments

Host Your Event

Jingle, mingle, and create memories at Mrs. Claus’s Cottage! Host your holiday gathering, celebration, or festive season birthday party in a storybook setting. Build gingerbread houses, have a wine tasting, decorate cookies, or maybe host a cozy Rom-Com movie night?

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Assistant Pastry Chef

Sarah Arnold

Growing up with Fine Artist mother, Sarah has always been a creative at heart! Realizing her passion for baking and pastry whilst in high school, Sara went on to attend Johnson & Wales, one of the best hospitality universities, and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Baking and Pastry Arts. She is a gold medal holder in the acclaimed Commercial Baking Awards and has been featured on Food Network’s Holiday’s Wars!

Explore more of Wequassett’s Enchanted Winter!