Thursday, May 26, 2011

Connecticut Woodcarvers’ 13th Annual Show and Sale

More than  50 woodcarvers and vendors will participate in the 13th Annual Connecticut Woodcarvers' One-Day Show and Sale held by the New England Carousel Museum, located at 95 Riverside Avenue, Rt. 72 W, in Bristol. 
The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 4, rain or shine. 

 The indoor show will feature a variety of woodcarving demonstrations including a pen wood turner, caricature, carousel, relief and chip carving as well as many other forms of the carver's art.  The carving competition will include carvers of different levels of skill to compete in their respective classes.  Also, vendors will offer woodcarving tools and supplies for the beginner as well as the experienced.

 Admission includes admittance to the carving show, the New England Carousel Museum, the Museum of Fire History, the Restoration Department, the two fine art galleries and the Museum of Greek Culture.  Admission prices for adults and seniors: $5; children between the ages of 4-14 are $2.50. The museum is home to one of the finest collections of carousel horses and memorabilia in America. Come hear the nostalgic sounds of the authentic antique band organ while beholding the craftsmanship of woodcarving, according to a statenment.


The New England Carousel Museum, 95 Riverside Avenue, RT 72 W, in Bristol, CT 06010. Hours: Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. Admission: $5 adults; $4.50 seniors; $2.50 children 4-14. Members and children under age 4 are free. The museum is totally special-needs accessible.
For more information, call (860) 585-5411 or visit


Editor's note: All information in this post was contributed.

1 comment:

Anne said...

Connecticut has this certain charm over CT Homes for sale buyers. Whew. Just an observation..

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