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Antique & Artisan Show and Sale

A sure sign that spring has sprung is the upcoming St Lawrence County Historical Association’s 29th annual Antique & Artisan Show and Sale. A number of antique dealers and artisans from all over the North Country have registered for booth space at this not-to-be missed show and sale.

Sponsored by Blanchard’s Auction Service, Mort Backus & Sons, Niles Asset Management, Inc., and FidelisCare, the SLCHA Antique & Artisan Show and Sale will be held at Canton’s McKenney Middle School, 99 State Street. Vendors from St Lawrence, Franklin, Jefferson, and Lewis Counties will have a wide variety of beautiful, interesting and unique items on hand that you can’t live without! The show opens at 10 am on Saturday, April 27 and runs until 4 pm. There is ample free parking at the school.

Participating antique dealers and artisans and their goods include:

  • KM Antiques & Collectibles: jewelry and antiques
  • My Corner Studio: silversmithing
  • Bridgett's Country Creations: candles
  • Decker Hill Antiques: oak furniture
  • Quiet Raquette Studio: Adirondack/North Country artwork
  • Racquette River Designs: fabric items
  • Corky Originals: beaded and wire jewelry
  • Natural Nook: dips and herbs
  • ADK Rustiques: rustic furniture
  • Bordertown Antiques & Unique Finds: antiques
  • Boonies Photography and Art: photography
  • William Lynch Antiques: antiques
  • Darque Crystal: jewelry and vintage goods
  • From Ribbons to Wreaths: decorative wreaths
  • Country Collectibles: glass, jewelry, timepieces, ephemera
  • Rock Hill Creations: handmade afghans
  • R & K Collectibles: coins, watches, militaria
  • Breakable Collectibles: glass and jewelry
  • Lionheart Graphics: prints, cards, magnets
  • Craft Designs by Doug: solar logs and tin men
  • Revised Editions: book art

A $4 donation for admission lets you wander among the antique dealers and artisans, gives you the opportunity to bid in the silent auction, and even allows you to buy a gourmet luncheon and dessert. Raffle tickets for the beautiful queen-size star quilt, made by Penny Vorwald, will be available at the show. The winner will be drawn at the show, though you do not need to be present to win.

Fleur de Lis Estate Services of Canton, an accredited and certified appraisal service, will be at the show again this year. One item may be appraised per paid admission to the event.

Canton’s McKenney Middle School, 99 State Street, is the place to be on Saturday, April 27, from 10 am to 4 pm, to enter for a chance to win the fabulous queen-size star quilt at the St Lawrence County Historical Association’s 29th annual Antique & Artisan Show and Sale. This quilt was made by Penny Vorwald of Stony Brook, NY. Tickets will be on sale at the Antique & Artisan Show which is sponsored this year by Blanchard’s Auction Services, Potsdam; Mort Backus & Sons, Ogdensburg; Niles Asset Management, Canton; and FidelisCare, Gouverneur.

Raffle tickets for a chance on this colorful quilt are $1 each, six chances for $5, or twelve chances for $10. Tickets are available at the St Lawrence County Historical Association at the Silas Wright House during open hours. The SLCHA is open Tuesday – Thursday, noon – 4 pm, Friday, noon – 6 pm, and Saturday, 10 am – 4 pm. Raffle tickets will also be available the day of the show at McKenney Middle School. The winning ticket will be drawn at the show. You do not have to be present to win. All proceeds benefit the St Lawrence County Historical Association.

Room for Vendors at SLCHA's 29th Annual Show

A sure sign that spring has sprung is the upcoming St Lawrence County Historical Association’s 29th annual Antique & Artisan Show and Sale. If you have antiques or handmade crafts to sell, there is still time to register for booth space at this not-to-be missed show and sale. Tables are available for rental, but vendors can also bring their own.

Sponsored by Blanchard’s Auction Service, Potsdam; Mort Backus & Sons, Ogdensburg; and Niles Asset Management, Canton, the SLCHA Antique & Artisan Show and Sale will be held at Canton’s McKenney Middle School, 99 State Street. Vendors from St Lawrence, Franklin, Jefferson, and Lewis Counties will have a wide variety of beautiful, interesting and unique items on hand that you can’t live without! The show opens at 10 am on Saturday, April 27 and runs until 4 pm. There is ample free parking at the school. For more information about the show, or to rent a booth, call the SLCHA at 315-386-8133 or e-mail.

Silence is Golden: Silent Auction Items Sought for SLCHA annual Antique & Artisan Show and Sale

Looking for a good home for an antique or collectible that you are ready to part with? Consider making a donation to the St Lawrence County Historical Association’s silent auction, which is just one part of the SLCHA’s 29th annual Antique & Artisan Show and Sale on Saturday, April 27 from 10 am to 4 pm at Canton’s McKenney Middle School, 99 State Street.

Suggested donations for the silent auction include collectibles, antiques (including furniture), glassware, prints, tools, paintings, stoneware, primitives, pottery, linens, lamps, candle holders, maps, books, and documents. Donations must be dropped off by April 13th at the Silas Wright House, 3 E. Main St., Canton during regular open hours: from noon to 4pm on Tuesday through Thursday, noon to 6pm on Friday, and 10am to 4pm on Saturday.

In addition to the silent auction, the show will feature vendors from all across the North Country with a wide variety of beautiful, interesting and unique items, a quilt raffle, and a gourmet luncheon. All proceeds will benefit the St Lawrence County Historical Association.

Antiques & Artisans Filling Up SLCHA's 29th Annual Show

This year's show opens at 10 am on Saturday, April 27 and runs until 4 pm. There is ample free parking at the school.

Directions to McKenney Middle School and Canton High School

The Canton Central School District complex is located at 99 State Street in Canton.

From the West on Main Street (Route 11) - turn left onto Riverside Drive (County Route 27). Go one block to the intersection of Riverside, State and Chapel. Chapel is the full right turn; State turns off at about 45°. Take State Street about 3/4 mile to the Canton Schools on the left.

From the East on Main Street (Route 11) - turn right onto Court Street at the light opposite the Post Office. Follow Court Street to its end at State Street; turn right about 1/3 mile to the Canton Schools on the left.

KM Antiques and Collectibles from 2016

KM Antiques and Collectibles

Star Quilt by Penny Vorland

Queen size star quilt by Penny Vorland

The St Lawrence County Historical Association at the Silas Wright House is open Tuesday through Saturday 10 am to 4 pm and Friday 10 am to 6 pm. Admission to the museum is free; admission to the archives is free for members and children, $2.50 for college students, and $5 for the general public.The St Lawrence County Historical Association is located at 3 East Main Street, Canton. Parking is available in the back of the SLCHA, next to the museum's main entrance.

The St Lawrence County Historical Association is a membership organization open to anyone interested in St Lawrence County history. For more information, or to become a member, call the SLCHA at 315-386-8133 or e-mail. Exhibits and programs are made possible in part with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.