The 31st annual Washington Antiques & Design Show will kick off Oct. 6 with a preview party from 6:30 to 9 p.m. in Washington.

Festivities will take place at Washington Primary School on School Street.

The following evening, on Oct. 7, a tapas fiesta, featuring tapas and Latin music, will be held from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at the school.

The show will be open during the day Oct. 7 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Oct. 8 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The show is one of the primary annual fundraisers for Gunn Memorial Library, Inc., the town’s public library, which depends in great part upon private contributions in addition to taxpayer dollars.

This year’s show will feature 18 dealers from the East Coast, and will include unique furniture from antiques to mid-century modern with works of art, jewelry, and decorative accessories for all tastes.

This year’s dealers include Brad Reh Fine Jewelry of New Canaan; Carole Pinto Fine Arts, LLC of Paris, France and New York, N.Y; Debbie Turi Antiques LLC of Roseland, N.J.; Donald Rich Antiques & Interiors of New Canaan; Earle D. Vandekar of Knightsbridge, Inc. of White Plains, N.Y.; Eckert Fine Art of Kent; Fair Trade Antiques of Shelburne Falls, Mass.; Framont of Greenwich; Frank Oppel & The Old Print Shop of Stamford and New York, N.Y.; G. Sergeant Antiques, LLC of Woodbury; KMR Arts of Washington Depot; Knollwood Antiques LLC of Village of Thorndike, Mass.; Margaret Doyle Antiques of Mendham, N.J.; Melody Rodgers of New York, N.Y.; Nemati Collection of New York, N.Y. and New Preston; Period To Mod Brennan & Mouilleseaux of Northfield; R M Barokh Inc. of Bantam; and Roberto Freitas American Antiques & Decorative Arts of Stonington, CT.

Tickets begin at $125 per person for each party.

Daily admission to the show is free this year in honor of the event’s 30 successful years.

For more information, call 860-868-7586 or email