The Merwinsville Hotel Restoration in Gaylordsville will open its 30th annual arts and fine crafts show Oct. 6 with a reception with the artists from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

The reception will feature passed hors d'oeuvres prepared by the Community Culinary School of Northwestern Connecticut, beverages and desserts, and live music.

The show, which will be open Oct. 7-9 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., will feature artwork, photography, jewelry and fine artisan crafts.

Admission to the reception is $20 through PayPal by visiting and $25 at the door. Admission for hotel members is $20.

Admission to the show at the historic 1843 hotel at 1 Brown's Forge Road Oct. 7-9 is $2. Children under 10 will be admitted for free.

For more information, visit the website or call 860-350-4443.