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November 2016

Christmas Opening with Starlight Santa

November 4, 2016November 6, 2016
Vaillancourt Folk Art,
9 Main Street
Sutton, MA 01590 United States
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Christmas Opening with our Starlight Santa: Friday, November 4, 2016 (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…

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

November 26, 2016November 27, 2016
Vaillancourt Folk Art,
9 Main Street
Sutton, MA 01590 United States
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A Christmas Carol with Gerald Charles Dickens

A New Holiday Tradition: Dickens by 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…

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December 2016

Sutton Chain of Lights

December 3, 2016, 10:00 AM4:00 PM
Vaillancourt Folk Art,
9 Main Street
Sutton, MA 01590 United States
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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…

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March 2017

Premier Number Weekend

March 10, 2017March 12, 2017
Vaillancourt Folk Art,
9 Main Street
Sutton, MA 01590 United States
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Introduction of Judi Vaillancourt's new Chalkware Designs with Premier Numbers Available! 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…

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April 2017

Collector’s Weekend

April 28, 2017April 30, 2017
Vaillancourt Folk Art,
9 Main Street
Sutton, MA 01590 United States
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Quick Look: 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008 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,…

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