As you prepare for your end of summer and Labor Day celebrations, please take a moment to “Save the Date” of Saturday, October 3rd – to join us at the 5th Annual FACES at FAHS.

For those of you who are not familiar with FACES at FAHS or have not attended one of our previous four events, you’re in for a treat! Dismiss any preconceived ideas of a mundane art and craft affair and prepare to be dazzled! For those of you who have attended a FACES event, we have many new and exciting attractions that we know you’ll enjoy.

FACES at FAHS 2015 will include:

 24 extremely gifted and accomplished artisans (Works in clay, fiber, fused glass, jewelry, mosaics, painting, photography, and wood turning)

 16 indoor spaces and 5 tented outdoor spaces (Don’t let rain deter you from attending!)

 8 craft demonstrations

(Including for the first time, cordwaining (shoemaking), a spinning demo by a Finnish woman in traditional Finnish garb on a Finnish wheel, and a potter on his wheel. Also including demos in birch bark crafts, lamp work bead making, angora goat hair spinning, weaving, and wood carving)

 Tours of the historic 90 year old Finnish Hall (Including the Archives, Heritage Museum, Library, and Sauna guided by longtime FAHS members)

 Live musical interludes (by FAHS’s popular Mike Kotowski on accordion and the talented duo, Mack & Melanie Johnston on the mandolin and mountain dulcimer, respectively)

 Refreshments available downstairs at the FACES at FAHS Café

(Stan’s Famous Salmon Chowder, Chili Soup, Veggie Chili, Finnish Pea Soup, and Hot Dogs – with or without chili; Pulla (Finnish coffee bread), Coffee and other beverages, and assorted desserts including Diane’s Delicious Whoopee Pies) All of this is available to you in our Handicapped Accessible Finnish Hall with Free Admission.

Should you wish to become a supporter of FACES at FAHS, your donation will be greatly appreciated. Suggested categories are: Patron ($20), Sponsor ($10), and Friend ($5). A Donation Form is attached for your convenience. Donations are tax deductible and will be acknowledged (by category not amount) in the FACES at FAHS Program or in the FAHS newsletter, Finn Conn, as well as in a letter which you will receive for tax purposes. Funds will go towards Publicity and Art Display Apparatus.

Finnish Hall
76 North Canterbury Rd
Canterbury, Ct