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Frenchtown Business & Professional Association
Press Release
September 10, 2002 ~ Frenchtown, New Jersey 


P R E S S   R E L E A S E 
Annual Fall Open House Weekend
Saturday and Sunday October 12 and 13.

The Frenchtown Business and Professional Association announces its’ Annual Fall Open House Weekend is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday October 12 and 13. Special events scheduled for the weekend include Horse Drawn Carriage Rides around town, Scarecrow Making ($10 donation) at Schneiderwind Farm just across the Delaware River bridge and Puppet Shows performed by River Union Stage.  Performances are sponsored by Thistle and Book Garden and will be held at noon, 1:30, 3 and 4:30PM both Saturday and Sunday. Grimm’s Fairytale “The Elves and the Shoemaker” will be featured.

  • A Myth and Magic theme will be cast at Alchemy Creative Clothing. There will be up-close magic performed at the round table and mythical face painting at the store. Asian Bodywork Therapy will provide Shiatsu chair massage for $1/minute both Saturday and Sunday from noon to 5pm in front of the Eddy Building. 

  • On Saturday at Louisa Melrose Gallery, Carol Ross will be painting on the porch at 1pm and will be followed by a painting demonstration by Danielle Mick at 2pm. Susannah Thomer will be on the porch on Sunday between 1 and 4pm and William Michael Yenkevich will be a guest speaker at 2pm featuring oil paintings, which follow the tradition of the Dutch masters.

  • Susan Ekman will be demonstrating the nearly lost art of rush weaving at Thistle on Saturday from noon to 3pm and will demonstrate caning on Sunday at similar times.

  • Renowned Celtic Harpist Carol Thompson will perform at Natural Instincts on Saturday from 1 to 3pm. Jayvo Designs, importers of hand crafted Baltic Amber will be at Natural Instincts both days from 11 am to 5pm featuring an Amber display and Jewelry sale. 

  • Several Business Association members will be sponsoring give-a-ways, raffles and sales. They include Alchemy Creative Clothing, Natural Instincts, Tante Cringle Christmas Cottage, Treasures and Pleasures, Book Garden and Thistle. Please check or call 1-800-989-3388 for updates or additional information. 

Sponsored by
Frenchtown Local Merchants
the Frenchtown Business and Professional Association