It is time to warm up to the Holidays on December 8 from 12 noon to 3 p.m. at the Wish House, Barbara Farnsworth Bookstore, Ian Ingersoll’s Furniture and the Cornwall Conservation Trust in the bucolic village of West Cornwall on the banks of the Housatonic River in the heart of the Litchfield Hills.
The day begins at the Wish House with a workshop for kids and the young @ heart with lf Joe Brien of the
Lost Arts Workshops crafting an old fashion wooden toy. Santa will be overseeing operations and will be available for Holiday snapshots that are sure to make heartwarming memories. The fun doesn’t stop there@ *Author Sally Cook will be on hand and ready to signer her book that makes the ideal stocking stuffer and includes the very popular -How to Speak Soccer, How to Speak Baseball, How to Speak Golf and How to Speak Football. And, if you work up an appetite, no worries, the Wish House is hosting holiday nibbles and libations including German Gluehwein!
Just up the street, at Barbara Farnsworth’s Bookstore, Susan Susan Hellman will greet customers with a 50% off sale on all of the books in stock. Browse amid a lovely array of handmade book bags, stupendously cute and beautiful crafts and cards. Join this multi-talented Lady for coffee and homemade cookies!
If nature is your thing, be sure to pop into the open house at the Cornwall Preservation Trust. Here you will find maps of the many hiking trails that criss-cross Cornwall making them a good option after a large holiday meal!
If you are in the market for authentically made Shaker Furniture, pop into Ian Ingersoll’s Furniture showroom where bubbly and nibbles will be served while you may peruse the classy local artwork exhibited in the showroom among the gorgeous furnishings.