Tuesday, November 25, 2014

In Our Own Backyard at Sharon Historical Society and Darrin Winston Bookseller

Located in the scenic corner of the Litchfield Hills in Northwest Connecticut, the Sharon Historical Society is hosting a new show in it's gallery, In Our Own Backyard... Five Women Express Life Where We Live, through December 20.

Gallery visitors will experience the beauty of our area's rolling hills, long vistas, fields and marshes, deep skies and stretches of water in artwork created by local artists. Dorothy Fox, Nancy Goldberger, Patricia Hogan, Linda Wenkert and Lilly Woodworth share their love of the Litchfield Hills and surrounding area with paintings in oil, watercolor, acrylic and pastel.

The gallery is open Wed. - Fri. from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. and on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information on the Sharon Historical Society http://www.sharonhist.org

After visiting the Sharon Historical Society, don't forget to stop in to visit Darren Winston Bookseller in Sharon located on 81 Main Street, steps away from the Historical Society.  Here you will find a fabulous array of antiquarian books from vintage pulp fiction to finely bound classics.  Here, there is something for everyone.  The shop is also an art gallery with changing shows and art exhibitions.

For the holidays, the shop will have a wonderful selection of things that are perfect for holiday gifts. In addition to this, you will be able to see the art show, If 6 was 9 featuring The Topsy-Turvy World of Tom Wood.  Darrin Winston Books is open Thursday - Sunday 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. For more information visit www.darrenwinstonbookseller.com

For information about the Litchfield Hills www.litchfieldhills.com

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