Downtown Hartford Holiday Open House: Friday, November 9th  10am-8pm; Saturday, November 10th 10am-6pm; Sunday, November 11th 11am-3pm. 
Get a sneek peak into the holidays at Hen Picked Antiques! We will be adding Christmas merchandise all weekend long so stop back often to see what's new! 

Downtown Hartford Christmas Parade: Saturday, November 10th, 3 pm (warm up  in the shop with cider, cocoa, tea or coffee!)

Stained Glass in an Afternoon Workshop: Sunday, November 11th 12-4pm. If you have ever thought about wanting to try stained glass, this is your chance. Each student gets a kit with precut glass pieces and metal. Our instructors will teach you how to assemble and solder your piece. At the end of the session, you will have a beautiful stained glass piece to bring home! These make great gifts.

First Annual Ugly Ornament Contest: It's time to bring that ugly ornament out from the back of the tree and enter it in our ugly ornament contest. Bring us your ugliest, tackiest, wackiest ornament and we will hang it on our special "Charlie Brown" Christmas tree. Entries accepted November 9th through December 8th. Voting begins on December 9th. Winner to be announced during Midnight Madness on December 15th. 
*Contest rules-One entry per person. Commercially made ornaments only. No homemade failed craft projects please!

Small Business Saturday:  Shop local, shop vintage--- check out our new goodies just in time for Christmas and stay tuned for special deals.

Stained Glass in an Afternoon Workshop: Sunday, December 2nd 12-4pm. 

Anniversary Party: Saturday, December 8th 10am-6pm. The First Congregational Church opened this building to parishoners for the first time in December 1853. Stop in, shop for last minute Christmas gifts and help us celebrate the 165th anniversary of this building! We're also celebrating our 2nd year at this location. Stay tuned for more information.

Downtown Hartford Midnight Madness!  Friday, December 14th.  Join us for extended hours--- all the way until Midnight.  Lots of in-store specials, stained glass demonstrations, and more!

Interested in hosting private canvas painting party?  We are now taking reservations for private party bookings! Email, call or stop in for more information.