London-based Bread Ahead Bakery wants to turn your quarantine into a full-fledged bake-a-thon by offering daily lessons — the kind that cover everything from scones to focaccia.
Read my lips: ANIMALS. In conjunction with the New York Adventure Club, the Staten Island Zoo will be hosting a meet and greet featuring six *ahem* special guests, as well as an educational Q&A with zookeepers.
Transform spices and leftover coffee into watercolor works of art via an online painting course. Leftover kitchen supplies = the key to new home decor you’ll want to hang up ASAP.
Take a china upcycling workshop and transform even your most boring plates into unique works of art. FYI: This one workshop will render all of your dishes helpless to your newfound obsession with DIY.
Boozy brunch and a show whilst in quarantine? All possible with Digital Drag Fest 2020 — tickets are $10 a pop and limited to a certain number of households, which means each show is still super intimate and interactive.
Enjoy #VegasFromHome with “The Wednesday Spin,” a three-hour Instagram Live with Park MGM featuring awesome DJs and a slice of nightlife you don’t have to dress up for.
Cosyne Creative Collective is organizing a virtual dance party (for FREE) that will allow for connection through song and movement. Now shout this from the rooftops: It’s still possible to ~party~ from your cramped living room.
NYX Professional Makeup is hosting an “Epic Together” music festival on Instagram Live featuring sets from Jessie Reyez, Kim Petras, and Princess Nokia. (Consider this a substitute for that music festival *cough* Coachella *cough* that you were looking forward to pre-rescheduling.)
Humming show tunes? Consider turning your living room into a theater by way of a BroadwayHD subscription. This service allows you to stream a slew of musicals, dramas, and Broadway classics — including the original Cats.
ATTN, spooky friends: You can take a video tour of the famed Winchester Mystery House — all from the comfort of your own couch, where the ghosts (I assume) won’t be able to find you.
Spend a night at the opera — without having to leave your bedroom. The Metropolitan Opera will be streaming a new show on their website (and through the Met Opera on Demand apps for Apple, Amazon, and Roku devices) every night.
Bask in cherry blossoms and sunlight (*sort of*) by virtually exploring the 400-year-old Shukkeien Garden in Hiroshima, Japan.
Learn about stitching and basic embroidery with this beginner-friendly class. Simply bring needle, a thread, and attention — you’ll even be able to ask questions in real time (you can virtually raise your hand).
Become a professional chef via Rouxbe, a professional online culinary school that offers a variety of cooking courses ranging from how to make pasta to egg basics you should probably know (but likely…don’t).
Become an expert vino connoisseur from the comfort of your couch via an Amusée wine class. Veteran sommelier Leslee Miller will break down a different wine topic in each course, ranging French brands to the best glasses of red.
Have a virtual Parisian escape by traipsing your way through the Louvre. An impressive 360-degree map allows you to walk through famed exhibits — all with the added bonus of not having to brave the crowds.