Christmas Expo Classes

2017 Preliminary Class List

This is a preliminary list. Additional classes, information, class descriptions and a class schedule will be posted as soon as they are available.

  • Audio Editing with Audacity
  • Capturing Your Display with Photos and Video
  • Coroplast Cutouts – From Concept to Completion
  • Creating a memorable website for your Christmas Display
  • Creating Good PR and Attracting Media for Your Event with Characters
  • Creating Wood Cutouts
  • DIY Building With Plastics ( corrugated, tubes, strips & sheets) for your display
  • Electrical Safety and Your Display
  • Getting Started with Animation
  • Growing your display beyond your front yard
  • Intro to 3D Printing for Christmas Displays
  • Intro to DMX
  • Intro to Papagayo: Lip synching made easy!
  • Intro to Soldering (2 class sessions)
  • LOR 101
  • LOR S5 (multiple classes to be announced)
  • Madrix 101
  • Networking 101 for Pixels
  • Security for Your Display
  • Sequencing with SuperStar
  • So you want to get into Pixels, What do you do now? (2-parts)
  • Supporting Your Holiday Decorating Business
  • Tales from the Crypt: Tricks & Treats of Halloween Decorating
  • The Art & Presentation of a Christmas Display: The Holy Grail
  • The Art of Sequence Creation
  • The Great Christmas Light Fight Panel Discussion
  • The History of Christmas Lighting
  • This is not your father’s Christmas display…or is it?
  • Traditional Elements for a Modern Display
  • Using Video in your Display
  • Vixen (multiple classes to be announced)
  • xLights (multiple classes to be announced)

Specialty Classes for the ladies (and gents too!) :

  • Holiday Candy Making (Saturday)
  • Holiday Gift Baskets & Holiday Cocktails (Saturday)

PreShow Workshops:


Classes subject to change without notice.