Upcoming Events

Christmas Opening with Starlight Santa

Friday, November 3, 2023 9:00 am - 7:00 pm

Kick off the Christmas season with the unveiling of the Annual Christmas Decoration Theme at Vaillancourt Folk Art in Sutton, MA. In addition to exploring the year’s inspiring decorations, premier numbers of the annual Starlight Chalkware Santa will be made available.

2023 Vaillancourt Christkindlesmarkt & Artisan Show

Friday, November 10, 2023 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday, November 11, 2023 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Celebrate the start of the season at the Vaillancourt Christkindlesmarkt & Artisan Show in the quintessential New England town of Sutton on Friday, November 10th and Saturday, November 11th. Shop a hand-curated selection America’s most respected and detailed artists while enjoying authentic German food and drink in the outdoor atmosphere of a European Christmas market. Tickets sold hourly to ensure a comfortable experience, but time is not limited.

Mini Outdoor German Christmas Wine Markets

Saturday, November 18, 2023 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday, November 25, 2023 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday, December 2, 2023 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday, December 9, 2023 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday, December 16, 2023 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sunday, December 17, 2023 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Enjoy your Christmas shopping with our outdoor miniature German Christmas Wine Markets. The last Saturday before Dickens Weekend: A Christmas Carol, plus each Saturday in December before Christmas, we’re converting our outdoors into a mini Christmas market! Bookend your shopping with Christmas wines, beer, and hot glühwein paired with freshly baked German goods in a festive outdoor environment.

30th Anniversary Tour: A Christmas Carol with Gerald Charles Dickens

Saturday, November 25, 2023
Sunday, November 26, 2023

Get into the Christmas Spirit with Dickens, by Dickens this Thanksgiving Weekend as Charles Dickens’ great-great-grandson, Gerald takes the stage at Vaillancourt Folk Art’s Blaxton Hall Theatre with a one-man performance of Dickens’ most recognized work, A Christmas Carol.

Christmas Delights Along the Danube Christmas Markets

Wednesday, November 29, 2023
Thursday, November 30, 2023
Friday, December 1, 2023
Saturday, December 2, 2023
Sunday, December 3, 2023
Monday, December 4, 2023
Tuesday, December 5, 2023
Wednesday, December 6, 2023
Thursday, December 7, 2023

Gary & Judi Vaillancourt invite you to join them on a very special Christmas Delights Along the Danube Christmas Markets trip aboard Viking River Cruises from Passau, Germany to Budapest Hungary, November 29 to December 7, 2023. We expect our allotted space to go quickly so call or email our travel representative Alden Anderson at 508-721-2601 for complete details and reservations. For those of you with Viking Future Cruise Vouchers – this is a wonderful way to use them – by applying them to this cruise. Please carefully review the terms and conditions of your vouchers prior to applying them however as once applied they may not be able to be changed.

Sutton Chain of Lights

Saturday, December 2, 2023 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Extend the holiday feeling by book-ending your Christmas shopping during our outdoor miniature German Christmas Wine Market. On the first Saturday in December we will be converting our outdoor space into a mini European Christmas market with an outdoor bar serving holiday themed beverages—including Vaillancourt Christmas Cabernet Sauvignon, and Nürnberg’s original hot Glühwein—as well as welcoming both The Queen’s Cups and the new Coney Island Hot Dog Truck from Worcester. The outdoor space will be open from 10am – 6pm and is the perfect way to start or end your Christmas errands and shopping.

Manchaug Stroll

Saturday, December 9, 2023 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Celebrate Sutton’s Historic Village of Manchaug with a traditional Christmas stroll bringing together food, history, shopping, and holiday merriment.

With Summer over, we're ready to start decorating for Halloween!

Pre-Order The 34th Starlight: Midnight Forest Santa With Sack of Gifts

All pumpkin, no spice.