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.
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.
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.
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.
The St Lawrence County Historical Association at the Silas Wright House is open Tuesday through Thursday noon to 4 pm, Friday noon to 6 pm and Saturday 10 am to 4 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.