Caron Designs opens their studio for workshops, shows and special gatherings. They are the only private studio in the area that allow others to join their wonder creative space have fun and create.


We welcome other artists to demonstrate and teach new techniques. Want to learn something new, please tell us and we will do our best to locate the best instructor.


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2020 classes will not be held this year due to COVID-19.

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Columbus Day Weekend Arts & Fine Crafts Show - October 9 to October 11
The Merwinsville Hotel Restoration will host art and fine craft show on October 11th  from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm (Cost: $25.00 
Members: $20.00
Hors d'oeuvres, desserts, beverages, live music, and a chance to preview and purchase artwork, photography, fine crafts, jewelry, and glassware.) October 9 to 11 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. Cost: $2.00, Members: FREE.

ARTISTRY is the Guilford Art Center’s annual holiday sale of fine craft, jewelry, and unique objects from artists throughout the country. It is Shoreline’s most unique shopping destination to purchase distinctive and unique holiday gifts. Annual Holiday Sale of Fine Craft, Jewelry, and Unique Objects held November 1, 2020 – January 4, 2021, hours Monday – Saturday, 10:00 am – 5:30 pm, Thursday 10:00 am – 8:00 pm, Sunday Noon – 5:00 pm

Annual Christmas/Holiday Show - November 27 to 29

The Merwinsville Hotel Restoration will be open for TWO LONG WEEKENDS beginning on Black Friday. Come and see the Hotel magically transformed for the holidays with an amazing collection of nutcrackers, Worlds Fair miniatures, Santa Claus collections, and more!  Baked goods for sale along with holiday crafts, jewelry, ornaments, and much much more. We are open late on Friday until 7 pm! Story-time on Saturdays at 11:00 am Free penny candy and hot chocolate!  Friday, November 27 to 29 from  10:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Caron Designs Open Studio
Holiday Show and Open Studio - December 5 (One Day Only)

Visit our studio in Sherman, CT, Saturday, December 7 for a shopping event showcasing work from 5 local artists in the area. Find the most unique and beautiful handmade gifts created by local artisans.  Holiday Gifts and Open Studio will take place only one day only, December 5 from 10 am to 4 pm.


One-of-a-kind, handmade crafts by Cynthia Brocks of A touch of Alpaca, Renee Collins of Renee Collins Collection, the Beaded Tortoise, Lisa Caron Hickey of Caron Designs, and Linda T Hubbard of Country Elegance Photos.  There will be photographs, holiday ornaments, jewelry, fiber crafts, accessories, children felt craft kits, and more.


Works spill throughout the studio creating a full shopping experience with a variety of items and price points along with viewing a working studio with kilns.  The opportunity to buy directly from an artist is very important to people. In this age of online shopping and malls, these artists offer the opportunity to find truly one-of-a-kind American made gifts.