CANTON – A sure sign that spring has sprung is the upcoming St. Lawrence County Historical Associations 23rd annual Antique & Artisan Show and Sale.
Antique dealers and artisans are signing up for the show, and sale which will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
A total of 35 antique dealers and artisans from all over the north country have registered for booth space.
Sponsored by Blanchards Auction Service, Potsdam and Mort Backus & Sons, Ogdensburg, the SLCHAs 23rd annual Antique & Artisan Show and Sale will be held at Cantons McKenney Middle School, 99 State Stt. Vendors from St. Lawrence, Franklin, Lewis, and Essex Counties will have a wide variety of interesting and unique items on hand. There is ample free parking at the school.
Participating antique dealers and artisans and their goods include:
Blue Frenzy Wearable Art, Canton - jewelry made from recycled glass & sterling silver
KAM Jewelry & Collectibles, Canton - jewelry & antiques
Heirlooms, Harrisville - handwoven & handknit fibers, yarn, patterns
Willow Creek Chairs, Norwood - furniture
Charlie Brown Craft, Castorland - wooden items
Decker Hill Antiques, DeKalb Junction - oak furniture
North Country Memorials, Lowville - granite art
North Country Pins & Paper, Norfolk - political pins, paper
Alysowl, Norfolk - quilts
Time On My Hands, Bombay - antique clocks repair
Ephemera Paper Nostalgia, Gouverneur - paper memorabilia, ephemera, ad items, postcards, financial papers
Harvest Herb Company, Malone - culinary herbal blends, jam, potpourri
North Racquette Antiques, Massena - furniture, glassware
Keller Country, Norwood - decorative miniature quilts
Black Cat Antiques, Potsdam - antiques, furniture, odds-n-ends
Antiques and Collectibles, Gouverneur - vintage toys
Bargain Center, Chase Mills - collectibles
Ice House Antiques, Raymondville - antiques & collectibles
Grasse River Antiques, Canton - glass & china
The Silver Studio, St. Regis Falls - sterling silver jewelry
Moose Moss Traders, Canton - books, postcards, autographs
Funny River Trading, Keene - herbal skin & pet care
Silver Bench Jewelry, Croghan - handmade sterling silver jewelry
Rock Hill Creations, Gouverneur - handmade afghans
2nd Time Around, Malone - recycled wool & denim products
Hope Reilly Country Collectibles, Moira - small country accents
Breakable Collectibles, Heuvelton- glass, jewelry, timepieces, ephemera
Lucys Treasures, Gouverneur - antique jewelry & linens
Artbank, Canton - rare books, jewelry, art & collectibles
Soft Maple Design, Lowville - decoupage plates
Judith Utter Botanical Fine Art, Canton - botanical fine art: watercolors, silk scarves, prints, card sets
The Granary, Madrid - country smalls
Weatherups Antiques, Gouverneur - old tools, kitchen items, smalls
Revised Editions, DeKalb Junction - book art
Antiques & Collectibles, Constable - antiques & collectibles
A $3 donation for admission lets you wander among the antique dealers and artisans, allows you the opportunity to bid in the silent auction, and even lets you buy a gourmet luncheon and dessert. Chances on the double size quilt Clarissa Wrights Garden, which will be raffled off at the 23rd annual Antique & Artisan Show and Sale, will be available. This quilt was created by Tellie Bray with fabric from the Quilters Quorum of Potsdam and features an original block Starry Blossom. The quilt is hand pieced, hand quilted, and was donated to the SLCHA for raffle. You do not need to be present to win.
Visit the SLCHAs website, www.slcha.org, for more information on St. Lawrence County history.