Holiday events on tap in Gaylordsville
In addition, the event will feature fine arts and crafts from award-winning artisans. Offerings will include photography, fine artwork, holiday crafts, jewelry and ornaments.
A portion of all sales will benefit the hotel.
Story time will be offered Saturday at 11 a.m., with penny candy and hot chocolate.
Baked goods from Mrs. Claus' bakery will be available to purchase, as will homemade chili (including a vegetarian option).
Admission is free.
Hotel members with a “sponsor” membership (or higher) will receive a discount on art purchased.
This year is the 175th anniversary of the Merwinsville Hotel, which opened for business in 1843, as a meal stop for the Housatonic Railroad. The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
For more information, call 860-350-4443 or visit www.merwinsvillehotel.org.
A variety of soups will be available to purchase Dec. 1 at the 687 Kent Road (Route 7) church.
Home cookies and hot cider will be served, and the new edition of John Flynn’s “History of Gaylordsville,” Christmas cards, note cards and a selection of ornaments will be sold.
Santa will make an appearance.