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Antique & Artisan Show and Sale

Antiques & Artisans Filling Up SLCHA's 28th Annual Show

A sure sign that spring has sprung is the upcoming St Lawrence County Historical Association’s 28th 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 and Sons, and Niles Asset Management, Inc., 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 28 and runs until 4 pm. There is ample free parking at the school.

Participating antique dealers and artisans and their goods include (but are not limited to):

  • Harvest Herb Company, Malone - culinary herbal blends, jam, potpourri
  • Ice House Antiques, Raymondville - antiques and collectibles
  • Grasse River Antiques, Canton - glass and china
  • Country Collectibles, Moira - glass, jewelry, timepieces, ephemera
  • Breakable Collectibles, Heuvelton - glass, jewelry
  • Heirlooms, Harrisville - yarn and hand-knit items
  • My Corner Studio, Canton - silversmithing
  • Specialtea Teas, Lisbon - loose-leaf teas
  • Artbank, Canton - stamps, postcards, dishes, and artwork
  • The Kitschy Nook, Canton - vintage items from the mid-20th century

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 full-size flannel quilt, donated by Romayne Hartshorn, will be available at the show. It is made of rectangles printed with flags and butterflies, which were given away free in cigar boxes in the early twentieth century. The winner will be drawn at the show, though you do not need to be present to win.

A new feature of this year’s show is the presence of Fleur de Lis Estate Services of Canton, an accredited and certified appraisal service. One item may be appraised per paid admission to the event.

Room for Vendors at SLCHA's 28th Annual Show on April 28

A sure sign that spring has sprung is the upcoming St Lawrence County Historical Association’s 28th annual Antique & Artisan Show and Sale. If you have antiques or 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 and Mort Backus & Sons, Ogdensburg, 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 28 and runs until 4 pm. There is ample free parking at the school.

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 28th annual Antique & Artisan Show and Sale on Saturday, April 28th 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 7th at the Silas Wright House during regular open hours: from noon to 4pm on Tuesday through Thursday, noon to 6 pm on Friday, and 10 am to 4 pm 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.

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Lis Barsuglia-Madsen of Heirlooms, 2016

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.