Greetings from Melk, Austria! Vaillancourt Folk Art’s 30th Anniversary Cruise down the Danube touring Europe’s finest Christmas Markets is well underway.
In Holland, Zwarte Piet (Black Peter) is the assistant to Sinter Klaas and is part of the annual feast of St. Nicholas on Sinterklaasavond, the evening of December 5th. Zwarte Piet is dressed in an elaborate Renaissance costume and traditional believed to be a Moor from Spain. Other stories give his origin as a slave Read More »
Experiencing our retail gallery will put anyone into the spirit, regardless of the season. But getting to our rural destination may not be an option. For those unable to visit us personally, you can feel confident that you can securely shop from the comfort of your home or office with our on-line catalog. Find some of our favorite chalkware pieces with the links below, search for that specific piece with the "Find!" option above, or if you are looking for that perfect gift, let our sales associates assist by calling us toll-free: