WILTON, Conn. -- The Wilton Historical Society will host its annual American Artisan Show at 224 Danbury Road/Route 7.
A preview and silent auction opens the show from 6-9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6. The show takes place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 8.
With more than 30 diverse artisans, the show highlights arts, crafts and designs that have been part of fine American handwork since the 18th and 19th centuries. Shaker-style furniture, pottery, kitchen wares, Nantucket-style baskets, pepper mills, hand-woven scarfs and shawls, quilts, rugs, floor cloths, art, tavern signs, soap, jewelry, crafted cutting boards and much more.
The preview offers guests the first opportunity to browse and buy while enjoying hors d’oeuvres provided by Some Things Fishy Catering of Danbury. The silent auction will feature pieces contributed by the artisans and other generous friends.
All proceeds will directly benefit the historical society and its efforts to preserve Wilton’s history.
Tickets to the gala are $100. A complete list of artisans and complete show information can be found at the show’s website.
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