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Seconds Sale Fundraiser

November      12, 13, 14, 15

November      19, 20, 21, 22

November            27, 28, 29

10 am to 4 pm each day

Please check the website before you come. This information is subject to change.

NEW! Advanced sign-up for a specific arrival time is required to help us reduce large groups and long lines. No parking fee will be collected when you arrive at Snow Farm, but you will be asked for a $3/person donation when you sign-up online. Arrival times are 10:00 am, 11:30 am, 1:00 pm, and 2:30 pm. Limited walk-ins without a reservation may be available. Sign up will begin November 2, 2020 at 9 am. To receive a notice when signup opens, join our email list now or check back to this page for the link and directions.

NEW! Private shopping is also available between 9am and 10 am each day the sale is open. Five small groups (1 or 2 people) will rotate between five galleries so each party is alone while shopping.  One Snow Farm staff person will also be available in each gallery to assist with purchases. Starting Nov 2, you may reserve a private shopping hour with a minimum $25/person donation to Snow Farm.

NEW! More galleries! The Jane Sinaeur Gallery in the newly renovated ceramics studio will feature curated work from artists in a sophisticated gallery setting showcasing their higher-end and one-of-a-kind pieces.

NEW! All guests must wear masks. Please don't visit the sale if you have symptoms of COVID-19 or have been in contact with anyone with symptons or a positive diagnosis. Other COVID-19 containment measures include wider aisles in the galleries, handwashing stations, open windows for greater airflow, limiting the number of people in each gallery, and more. Unfortunately, the DIY glass ornament and flameworking activities will not take place this year. Also, there will not be a cafe.

We expect new and exciting work this year in glass, ceramics, wood, fiber, jewelry and more. Many artists lost important selling opportunities in 2020 when art shows and fairs were cancelled. (For artists who want to participate, click here), so the Seconds Sale is more important than ever to them and to Snow Farm. Buy local and handmade! Seconds can be excess inventory, experimental pieces, discontinued lines, or slightly flawed items. There are also plenty of firsts.

Thank you to Whalen Insurance for being a generous sponsor of the Second Sale. 

Volunteer

Snow Farm is a nonprofit residential craft school, one of only a handful similar places in the U.S. The Seconds Sale is Snow Farm's most important fundraiser of the year. Purchases at the Second Sale benefit both the artist and Snow Farm.

Many volunteers help throughout the sale, and this year we need extra help to implement our COVID-19 adaptations. If you are able and interested, we'd love to hear from you! There are positions in both inside and outside spaces. If you are comfortable working outdoors, we need help monitoring people entering and exiting the property and the studios. Volunteers earn credit that can be applied to workshop registrations and get 10% of any Seconds Sale purchases on the day they work. Interested?  Email or call 413-268-3101. 

Directions & Parking

There is a ample parking at the Seconds Sale. Use the Google map below to get customized directions, or view written directions here.