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Antique & Artisan Show and Sale

Antiques & Artisans Filling Up SLCHA's 27th Annual Show

A sure sign that spring has sprung is the upcoming St Lawrence County Historical Association’s 27th 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, Potsdam, Mort Backus & Sons, Ogdensburg, and Niles Asset Management, Inc., 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 22rd and runs until 4 pm. There is ample free parking at the school.

Participating antique dealers and artisans and their goods include:

  • Corky Originals, Cranberry Lake - beaded and wire jewelry
  • Harvest Herb Company, Malone - culinary herbal blends, jam, potpourri
  • Ice House Antiques, Raymondville - antiques & collectibles
  • Grasse River Antiques, Canton - glass & china
  • 2nd Time Around, Malone - upcycled fabrics
  • Country Collectibles, Moira - glass, jewelry, timepieces, ephemera
  • Breakable Collectibles, Heuvelton - glass, jewelry
  • Heirlooms, Harrisville - yarn and hand-knit items
  • My Corner Studio, Canton - silversmithing
  • Greenboard Enterprises, Malone - handmade wood products
  • White Stone Farm, Chateaugay - handspun yarns
  • Artbank, Canton - stamps, postcards, dishes, and artwork

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 buy to a gourmet luncheon and dessert. Raffle tickets for the beautiful full-size floral quilt, donated by Beth Grace in memory of Marcia Eggleston, will be available at the show. The prize was daintily hand-quilted by Mennonites in Ontario, and would be a true heirloom piece for any family. The winner will be drawn at the show, though you do not need to be present to win.

Hand-sewn Quilt to be Raffled at the St Lawrence County Historical Association’s 27th Annual Antique & Artisan Show and Sale

Canton’s McKenney Middle School, 99 State Street is the place to be on Saturday, April 22nd, from 10 am to 4 pm, to enter for a chance to win the fabulous full-sized hand-sewn floral appliqué quilt at the St Lawrence County Historical Association’s 27th annual Antique & Artisan Show and Sale. The quilt was made by Mennonites in Ontario, and was donated by Beth Grace in memory of Marcia Eggleston. Tickets will be on sale at the Antique & Artisan Show which is sponsored this year by Blanchard’s Auction Services, Potsdam, and Mort Backus & Sons, Ogdensburg.

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, 3 East Main St., Canton, during open hours. The SLCHA is open Tuesday – Saturday, noon – 4 pm, and Friday, noon – 8 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 27th Annual Show

A sure sign that spring has sprung is the upcoming St Lawrence County Historical Association’s 27th annual Antique & Artisan Show and Sale. If you have antiques or artisanal crafts to sell, there is still time to register for booth space at this not-to-be missed show and sale. Two tables are provided as part of the registration fee, with others available for rental; 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 22rd 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 26th annual Antique & Artisan Show and Sale on Saturday, April 22 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 may be dropped off by April 8 at the Silas Wright House, 3 East Main Street, Canton during regular open hours from noon to 4 pm Tuesday through Saturday, and noon to 8 pm on Friday.

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 with all proceeds benefitting the St Lawrence County Historical Association.

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.