Loading Events
Find Events

Upcoming Events

Events List Navigation

March 2017

Premier Number Weekend

March 10, 2017March 12, 2017
Vaillancourt Folk Art, 9 Main Street
Sutton, MA 01590 United States
+ Google Map

Introduction of Judi Vaillancourt's new Chalkware Designs with Premier Numbers Available! Shop 2017 Chalkware » Shop 2017 Ornaments » 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…

Find out more »
April 2017

Collector’s Weekend

April 28, 2017April 30, 2017
Vaillancourt Folk Art, 9 Main Street
Sutton, MA 01590 United States
+ Google Map
Collector's Weekend Painting Workshop

Collector’s Weekend is an excuse to escape the real world and join like-minded people that share an affinity to Christmas, traditions, and their love of Vaillancourt Chalkware. Since the first Collector’s Weekend in 1996, Collectors—both serious and casual—have made the annual trek to the Vaillancourt Studios in Sutton, MA for a weekend where they can paint their own Santa under the guidance of the Vaillancourt Artists, enjoy educational lectures, or just enjoy the weekend in our Gallery where limited edition…

Find out more »
July 2017

Nantucket Folk and Artisan Show

July 13, 2017July 16, 2017
Nantucket Boys & Girls Club, 61 Sparks Ave
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
+ Google Map

Sailor's Valentine Santa - New for 2016 Please note that this event has been moved to the newly built Nantucket Boys and Girls Club and is still run by the Small Friends on Nantucket. The Nantucket Folk and Artisan Show is a juried show which brings together over 50 nationally and locally recognized artisans. The show features an unparalleled selection of pottery, jewelry, textiles, carvings, handcrafted furniture, folk art, and many one-of-a-kind masterworks created by today’s most…

Find out more »
September 2017

Traditional Artisan Show

September 16, 2017September 17, 2017
Delaware Valley College, 700 East Butler Avenue
Doylestown, PA 18901 United States
+ Google Map

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 Traditional Artisans and their incredible handcrafted treasures, gathered together here in Doylestown PA at the Delaware Valley College Doylestown 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…

Find out more »
October 2017

Waterford Homes Tour & Crafts Exhibit

October 6, 2017October 8, 2017
Waterford, Waterford, VA 20197 United States + Google Map

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.

Find out more »
November 2017

Christmas Opening with Starlight Santa

November 3, 2017November 5, 2017
Vaillancourt Folk Art, 9 Main Street
Sutton, MA 01590 United States
+ Google Map
A collector takes time to choose his Starlight Santa before having it signed by Judi.

Christmas Opening with our Starlight Santa: Friday, November 3, 2017 (premier numbers available Friday from 5pm - 8pm and all day Saturday and Sunday—Judi is on hand to sign pieces Friday and Saturday.) 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…

Find out more »

Dickens Weekend: A Christmas Carol (and more) with Gerald Charles Dickens

November 25, 2017November 26, 2017
Vaillancourt Folk Art, 9 Main Street
Sutton, MA 01590 United States
+ Google Map
A Christmas Carol with Gerald Charles Dickens

  Each winter, hundreds of thousands of families integrate Dickens' masterpiece, A Christmas Carol, into their holiday traditions. Although there are countless versions—literary devices, stage adaptations, and full-length feature films—we are pleased to offer a unique experience that fits Vaillancourt's vision of tradition: Dickens by Dickens. Charles Dickens made two visits to the United States, 1848 and 1868 (which include a stop at Worcester's Mechanics Hall), during these trips he performed readings of his classical masterpiece. Although we aren't able…

Find out more »
December 2017

Sutton Chain of Lights

December 2, 2017, 10:00 AM4:00 PM
Vaillancourt Folk Art, 9 Main Street
Sutton, MA 01590 United States
+ Google Map
Good News Gus with Rebekah and Sir Harry

A Quintessential Small Town Christmas Celebration Each year Central Massachusetts welcomes visitors to the annual Sutton Chain of Lights! A day long celebration in this quaint town filled with the Christmas spirit, family fun, shopping and an assortment of “old fashioned” New England experiences.  The picturesque town center, with its white spire church and Period homes is the starting point for the day.  A free Trolley ride is available to transport visitors to the various events. Taking the trolley from…

Find out more »
+ Export Events

Stay Connected!

It may not make it Christmas 24/7, but join our eNewsletter for insider information and promotions, or join us on social media for behind the scenes content!

eNewsletter