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Jeannie Hebert: Chocolate from Moulds

Jeannie Hebert will join us for Collector’s Weekend to talk about the chocolate making process and its use of chocolate moulds.

Published Monday, February 10th, 2014 in Press Releases.


Erb Photography: Photographing Christmas

We are pleased to announce that Erb Photography will be joining us during our 19th annual Collector’s Weekend. On Saturday, April 26th at 10:00am, Scott Erb and Donna Dufault will start our Lecture Series off with their topic on photographing Christmas. Husband and wife duo, Scott and Donna, are based in Worcester, Massachusetts and are Read More »

Published Tuesday, January 28th, 2014 in Press Releases.


30 Years of Traditions

Yes, Massachusetts, there is a Santa Claus.   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sutton, MA —Vaillancourt Folk Art, the Massachusetts small business known for their hand painted Chalkware Santas, mouth blown Polish glass ornaments, and handmade English dinnerware, is celebrating 30 years of creating family traditions. Gary and Judi Vaillancourt established the company in 1984, when Judi, Read More »

Published Monday, December 30th, 2013 in Press Releases.


Merry Christmas!

From all of us at Vaillancourt Folk Art, we hope that you have a very Merry Christmas and happy and healthy New Years!

Published Tuesday, December 24th, 2013 in Press Releases.


1860 Christmas at Salisbury Mansion: 2013 Home For The Holidays

Judi Vaillancourt’s 2013 Home For The Holidays decorations for the Worcester Historical Museum‘s Salisbury Mansion are timely… for the 1860s. This year, experience the wonder of the holiday season with decorations evocative of 1960s and 1860s throughout the period rooms of Salisbury Mansion. See the various ways the holidays may have been celebrated through the Read More »

Published Thursday, December 5th, 2013 in Press Releases.


A Christmas Carol: 2013

2013 celebrates our fifth year having Gerald Charles Dickens join us in Sutton and second year performing at the historic Mechanics Hall in Worcester, MA. Gerald Charles Dickens’ performance of the classic ghost story,A Christmas Carol, is, in the words of Gerald, “intense and the audience oh so responsive.” To all of those who joined Read More »

Published Wednesday, December 4th, 2013 in Press Releases.


Made in America

Specifically, made in Massachusetts. In 2010, the Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism featured our studios among an elite list of Massachusetts’ staples; Cape Cod Potato Chip factory, Sam Adams Brewery, and Fenway Park, for best “factory tours” in the Commonwealth. What surprised us most was that there were not more on this short list. Read More »

Published Thursday, September 26th, 2013 in Press Releases.


Our Fall Opening

A very special “thank you” to all of those in attendance of our annual Fall Opening this past weekend. We were pleased to welcome guests, new and old, coming as far as Connecticut and Pennsylvania to see not only the newly introduced Snowtober and Ghouly Girl, but also to start off the fall season with Read More »

Published Monday, September 16th, 2013 in Press Releases.
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