Press Release

For Immediate Release 

 

Event Date: November 25 to December 11, 2016

 

Wesleyan Potters Celebrates the Holiday Season with "Star Light Winter Bright," Middletown, CT

 

Wesleyan Potters Annual Exhibit and Sale is one of the oldest juried craft shows in the New England representing fine quality works by 260 different artists in virtually every craft. For 61 years this event has been a destination for thousands of visitors from across New England and has showcased more than a half a million handcrafted works of art over the years. 

 

Kunie Hesler

 

Middletown, Connecticut, November 8, 2016 - Wesleyan Potters celebrates the spirit of the holiday season with "Star Light Winter Bright," its 61st Annual Exhibit and Sale.
 
Star Light Winter Bright opens the Friday after Thanksgiving, November 25 and runs through December 11 at 350 South Main Street (Route 17), Middletown, CT. Hours are everyday 10 am until 6 pm, Friday evenings until 9 pm.


Wesleyan Potters Annual Exhibit and Sale is one of the oldest juried craft shows in the New England representing fine quality works by 260 different artists in virtually every craft. For 61 years this event has been a destination for thousands of visitors from across New England and has showcased more than a half a million handcrafted works of art over the years. 


A special feature of the 61st Annual Exhibit and Sale is a fund-raising raffle to benefit the operating expenses of Wesleyan Potters Inc. non-profit school.  Wesleyan Potters members have created and donated plates, goblets, napkin rings, wine glass charms, place mats and napkins, salt and pepper shakers and many other wonderful items to  make up seven prizes of table settings and wine and cheese serve ware valued at $300.00 to $2000. Prizes will be awarded at the drawing on December 10, 2016 at noon at Wesleyan Potters.  Tickets are $30.00 and may be purchased in Wesleyan Potters Gallery Shop or from key members.


The Artists and Collectors Reception will be held from 5-8 pm on Friday, November 25 with complimentary drinks and refreshments and the chance for shoppers to meet the artists. The celebratory mood continues with two Friday “Café Night” events offering music and refreshments from 5-8 pm.


Consider becoming a supporting member of Wesleyan Potters.  Supporting members  receive discounts on purchases at the Annual Sale and in the Gallery/Shop year round.


For further information about holiday events and to become a supporting member, go to
www.wesleyanpotters.com. For behind the scenes photos and up to the minute information, friend Wesleyan Potters on Facebook, follow on Twitter, Instagram and Vine or call at 860-347-5925.    

 

Cindy Koniushesky

 

 

 Media Contact    

 

Media Contact: Melissa Schilke

Email: wesleyan.potters@snet.net

Phone: (860) 347-5925

 

Wesleyan Potters

Middletown, Connecticut

Web: www.wesleyanpotters.com

 

 Calendar Listing

 

CALENDAR LISTING:

Event Name: Wesleyan Potters 61st Annual Exhibit and Sale

Event Date: November 25 to December 11, 2016

Event Time: Hours are everyday 10 am until 6 pm, Friday evenings until 9 pm.

Event Location: 350 South Main Street, Middletown, CT

Admission: Free

Web: www.wesleyanpotters.com

Contact: Melissa Schilke, wesleyan.potters@snet.net, (860) 347-5925

Description: Wesleyan Potters celebrates the spirit of the holiday season with "Star Light Winter Bright," its 61st Annual Exhibit and Sale.   Star Light Winter Bright opens the Friday after Thanksgiving, November 25 and runs through December 11 at 350 South Main Street (Route 17), Middletown, CT. Hours are everyday 10 am until 6 pm, Friday evenings until 9 pm. Wesleyan Potters Annual Exhibit and Sale is one of the oldest juried craft shows in the New England representing fine quality works by 260 different artists in virtually every craft. For 61 years this event has been a destination for thousands of visitors from across New England and has showcased more than a half a million handcrafted works of art over the years. 

 


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