Nantucket’s: Event Under The Tent Thursday, 7/18/2013 – Sunday, 7/21/2013
The Event Under The Tent is one of the highlights of the summer for both residence and vacationers that appreciate hand-quality art and collections. Join us “under the tent” at Bartlett’s Farm as we are included with nearly 100 artists. The event begins Thursday evening with grand fanfare and continues through Sunday.
During this event, the premier numbers of the new Nantucket Santa will be introduced!
Sponsored by: Small Friends on Nantucket
Fall Opening and Premier Number Introduction Friday, 9/13/2013, 5:00 PM-8:00 PM
Join us for our annual Fall Opening… be inspired to decorate your home for Halloween and other fall holidays. In addition, be the first to see our new Fall chalkware collection and be available to collect the premier numbers of these pieces.
Traditional Artisan Show Saturday, 9/21/2013 – Sunday, 9/22/2013, 10:00 AM-5:00 PM
The Bedminster Traditional Artisan Show will exceed your expectations! Prepare to be amazed at the level of quality in these creations by America’s very best traditional artisans. You are invited to see and meet the artists and their incredible handcrafted treasures, gathered together here in Bucks County for this exclusive show. Come and see your favorite returning artists along with many more new ones. This preview show is the first in a line of fall / winter shows and will give you an exclusive opportunity to purchase their new creations.
Sponsored by: Bedminster Regional Land Conservancy
Waterford Homes Tour & Crafts Exhibit Friday, 10/4/2013 – Sunday, 10/6/2013
The Waterford Fair is the oldest juried crafts fair in Virginia and four-time winner Loudoun Convention & Visitors Association Best Event of the Year. In addition to historic homes open for tour, 155 juried heritage craftspeople (many nationally known) provide hands-on demonstrations, entertainers provide continuous traditional music and dance, Colonial and Civil War-era militia encamp and demonstrate, and there are children’s activities throughout the weekend.
Sponsored by: Waterford Foundation
Folk Art Festival of New England Friday, 10/25/2013 – Sunday, 10/27/2013
Visit us at the the Royal Plaza Trade Center of Marlborough, MA for the annual Folk Art Festival of New England.
Christmas Opening with Starlight Friday, 11/1/2013 – Sunday, 11/3/2013
Vaillancourt Folk Art is known for doing Christmas in a big way. With breathtaking decorative themes changing each year, their gallery is truly transformed into a winter wonderland that is a cherished experience for thousands of families a year. In addition, philanthropy has always played an important role for the Vaillancourts, which is why Judi has created the annual Starlight Santa each year since 1990. The Christmas Opening kicks off the season with the first glimpse of the decorations and the availability of purchasing the premier numbers of the annual Starlight Santa.
Fine American Craftsman Show Friday, 11/1/2013 – Sunday, 11/3/2013
The Wilton Historical Society proudly presents its 28th annual Fine American Craftsman Show, once again professionally managed by Barn Star Productions. Come shop with enthusiastic delight at Wilton’s most popular and revered show. It’s a wonderful experience.
This annual event continues to be the showcase of America’s finest artists and artisans gathered from around the country. Their unique wares and creative objects, traditional and contemporary in design, will certainly satisfy your appetite for extraordinary gifts and treasured items for your home.
Sponsored by: The Wilton Historical Society
Boston Christmas Festival Friday, 11/8/2013 – Sunday, 11/10/2013
The Christmas Festival makes preparing for the holidays a breeze, with gifts for everyone and all the elements for stylish entertaining. For holiday decorating, the show offers many possibilities from opulent brocade and tapestry Christmas stockings and wall hangings to old fashioned cranberry garland wreaths, musical angel figurines, whimsical holiday elves, gleaming seashell ornaments, collectible Santas and colorful seasonal flags.
Old Deerfield Craft Fair Christmas Sampler Friday, 11/15/2013 – Sunday, 11/17/2013
The Old Deerfield Craft Fairs have been among the highest ranked shows in Massachusetts and New England by Sunshine Artist Magazine, for 25 years a major publication of the arts and crafts movement in the United States. The Christmas Sampler, Fall Craft Fair, and Summer Craft Fair were each recognized in the “Best Show” rankings, with the Sampler holding the #1 spot for Traditional Craft Fairs in New England.
First After Hours Thursday, 11/21/2013, 5:00 PM-8:00 PM
Start your Christmas shopping in November at one of America’s last domestic, family-owned Christmas companies. The retail gallery is decorated with the splendor of the holiday season and both the museum and studio is open during the after hours program. Join us, after work, for an evening of shopping, wine, and exclusive offers that are not available online or over the phone.
Sutton Chain of Lights Saturday, 12/7/2013, 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
On Saturday, December 7th (10am – 5pm) Vaillancourt Folk Art will be open with the splendor of the season offering live entertainment, festive shopping, and some in-store exclusive sales! Be inspired by the decorations and enjoy the live entertainment of NYC’s Rebekah and Sir Harry’s Ukulele Christmas at 11am, 11:30am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm, and 2:30pm. And regionally acclaimed Epworth United Methodist Bell Choir performing at 12:00pm and 1:00pm.
Second After Hours Thursday, 12/12/2013, 5:00 PM-8:00 PM
Continue your Christmas shopping in December at one of America’s last domestic, family-owned Christmas companies. The retail gallery is decorated with the splendor of the holiday season and both the museum and studio is open during the after hours program. Join us, after work, for an evening of shopping, wine, and exclusive offers that are not available online or over the phone.
Premier Number Weekend Friday, 3/7/2014 – Sunday, 3/9/2014
Although Vaillancourt chalkware is often thought about during the holiday months, it’s during the spring that collectors are able to get the coveted “premier numbers.” Vaillancourt Folk Art assigns a number, in the order in which they are painted, for each piece painted in their Sutton studios. These premier numbers are held from wholesale distribution are are made available, along with the opportunity to have them signed and personalized by Judi Vaillancourt, during Premier Number Weekend.
The lowest numbers will available for in store customers at the Vaillancourt Gallery starting Friday evening (6pm – 8pm). Phone and Internet orders are filled, according to the order received, with the lowest available numbers on Sunday. We hope that you will enjoy these new designs and treasure your purchase for years to come.