Annisquam Sewing Circle Annual Christmas Fair & Luncheon
Saturday, December 5, 2015
As the ASC members move into the fall activities, high on their to-do lists is creating new items for the handcraft table, testing recipes for the gourmet table and researching trends in holiday greens decorations.
Michigan State University has received funding from the National Endowment for
the Humanities for a project, "What America Ate," which will digitize
culinary materials from the Great Depression era. This digital archive
will feature a range of culinary resources from 1930-1942 and will be
freely available to the public for educational purposes. It is scheduled
for completion in 2017.
One of the areas that will be emphasized is
community and charity cookbooks from throughout the United States.
The cookbooks published by the Annisquam Sewing Circle have been selected for
The website, whatamericaate.org, will launch in 2016 and is scheduled for completion in 2017.
The Annisquam Arts & Crafts Show this year celebrates it’s 30th anniversary with an exciting collection of work from 40 different artists.
The art encompasses landscapes, portraits and abstract water colors while crafts include jewelry, fashion, ceramics, paper art and printed fabrics.
The majority of the artists - including many who are new to the show this year - are from the Cape Ann area. One of the highlights will be an original painting entitled My Gloucester Sunset 2 by the award-winning artist Dorothy Arnold. Generously donated by her family, it will be sold through a special raffle during the course of the show.
The show will be held in the Annisquam Village Hall, 36 Leonard Street, Annisquam on October 11 and 12 from 10:00am - 5:00pm. Admission is free. Proceeds from the show will benefit the Annisquam Village Church.
miss the ANNISQUAM SEWING CIRCLE'S ANNUAL PLANT SALE on Saturday, May
24th from 8 am to NOON!
The PLANT SALE includes a wide array of the
freshest, brightest Annuals and Perennials from a leading, local garden
center. There will be hanging baskets, bedding plants, rose bushes ~ all
chosen to thrive on Cape Ann. You'll also find precious perennial
plant treasures dug from our member's gardens at a bargain prices!
Entertaining Memorial Day Weekend? Likewise not to be missed is our
BAKE SALE TABLE with delicious pies, cakes, and savory treats. Many
items will be prepared from recipes in our award-winning Annisquam
Sewing Circle Cookbook, " A Circle of Recipes,” which celebrated
the 175th Anniversary of the Sewing Circle. “A Circle of Recipes”
cookbooks will be sold at the sale and make a wonderful hostess gift.
Come early for the best selection at this always-popular MEMORIAL DAY
WEEKEND EVENT! The plant sale is in Annisquam, Gloucester, off Rt. 127.
Turn at Leonard Street at the Annisquam Village Church and follow the
street to the Village Hall.