Did you find out that it is your turn to host this season, took a look around and realize you need a refresh? Come on in and we can help you pick out new pieces for your home. We have many different styles on the floor that you are welcome to sit and lounge in to see if it would work for you. Get your orders in by October 26th and it would be delivered before Christmas!
Iconic style with so much flair, ready to be customized for your space and decor: Start with a simple and sophisticated rectangular metal table base in your choice of sizes: 46″ square, 60″ wide, 72″ wide or 84″ wide. Then pick from four base finishes: vintage brass (shown here), powder white, polished stainless steel or dark bronze. Pair it with your choice of six top options: clear tempered glass, black quartz, white quartz, parchment quartz, or US-made solid maple in two finishes (Sienna or Storm). Wood tops and bronze bases are made in the USA.
WILEY DINING CHAIRS
A timeless Windsor-style dining chair with a simple aesthetic that’s both fundamental and familiar. Its simple style works with a range of dining tables, and is especially easy to pair with our Classic Parsons dining collection. Available as an arm chair or a side chair. Winley is offered in two finishes: indigo and storm. Made in the USA.
AROUND TOWN THIS WEEKEND
PUMPKINS IN THE SQUARE
4 to 6 p.m. Sunday. Congress Square Park, Portland.
Friends of Congress Square Park invite you to the fourth annual Pumpkins in the Square gathering. You’ll hear folk tunes from Liz and Dan Faella and can snack on donuts and cider. Face painting and mask making will be courtesy of ArtVan, and there will be an Engineering Pumpkin Boats Challenge with Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine. Best of all, the event will have pumpkin carving and decorating/painting with prizes awarded for creativity by Bomb Diggity Arts. Bring your own pumpkin or pay what you can for one on site (suggested $10 donation).
MAINE CRAFT WEEKEND, CANAAN, ME
Saturday and Sunday. Canaan Farmers Hall, 296 Main St., Canaan. canaanmaine.com
Maine Craft Weekend at Canaan Farmer’s Hall features more than 15 Maine artisans, along with demonstrations and refreshments, all in the name of celebrating the arts and crafts of Central Maine. Participating artists include Karen Campbell, Pam Fortin, Kathleen Perelka and Hugh Verrier, among others. Verrier recently celebrated his 87th birthday, and his paintings and sculptures are inspired by his life of coastal living and time spent as a tugboat captain and commercial dragger. Weekend workshops at Maine Craft Weekend include Wire Sculpture by Karen Campbell on Saturday at 12:30 p.m. and Steam Punk Woodworking on Sunday at 10 a.m. By the way, Canaan’s Farmers Hall is just one location of the Maine Craft Weekend events happening all over the state. Head to mainecraftweekend.org for a complete list of participants.
VICTORIAN MURDER & MAYHEM
5:30 and 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Victoria Mansion, 109 Danforth St., Portland, $20, $15 for Victoria Mansion members. victoriamansion.org
As Halloween draws closer, here’s a chance to find some spooky spirit in a building that dates back to the mid-1800s. Victoria Murder & Mayhem happens at Portland’s Victoria Mansion, and during it, you’ll see a performance by the cast of Portland Ballet’s “Jack the Ripper.” You’ll also find award-winning historical mystery author Kieran Shields on hand, and he’ll be speaking about and signing copies of “The Truth of All Things: A Study in Revenge,” which tells of a witch hunt in Portland set 200 years after the Salem witch trials.