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Seconds Sale Fundraiser

Thank you everyone for a very successful Seconds Sale.  See you next year! 

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.

The Seconds Sale is a beloved and popular event which often draws large groups of people. This year, Snow Farm has thoughtfully and carefully adjusted the sale to allow for in-person shopping that complies with all recommended COVID containment regulations. See a full explanation of the Seconds Sale COVID Containment Plan

NEW! Advanced sign-up for a specific arrival time is required to help us reduce large groups and long lines. There is no charge to reserve your spot, but we encourage you to make a 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. To receive updates about the sale, join our email list now or check back to this page before your travel to Snow Farm.

Sign up Here for General Shopping

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. Sign-up to reserve a private shopping time opens on Monday, November 2, at 9 am.  A minimum $25/person donation to Snow Farm is requested.

Sign up Here for Private Shopping

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, hand sanitizing 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.

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.

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. 


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.