Christmas Market

The Rowayton Gardeners’ Annual Christmas Market will be held Saturday, December 7, 2013, from 10 am – 1 pm at the Rowayton Community Center, 33 Highland Avenue. Great bargains for holiday decorating include more than 100 gorgeous, designer-quality, hand-decorated wreaths, mini-boxwood trees, festive table arrangements… and swags of greens –along with unique gifts, and a fabulous Silent Auction with over 20 items.

The Christmas Market is our largest fund raiser and all profits from the  Market help support our many beautification projects which include the School Pond, the Community Center, Bayley Beach and all the other public gardens you enjoy viewing. This past year we have helped make Pinkney Park pesticide free and started the Wetlands Restoration project at McKinley Street and Roton Avenue. We’ve also recently cleaned and rejuvenated the Potting Shed and Greenhouse behind the Community Center. We need your support to continue our efforts in environmental education and civic beautification. Shop early and help support all that the gardeners do to improve our community.  Great thanks to the Fairfield County Bank, our 2013 Market Sponsor!

Below are some of the items we’ll have for sale and if you hold your cursor over the thumbnail photo, you will see information and a price for the items.  General remarks:

Wreaths:  Decorated by Rowayton Gardeners, each wreath is unique.  Shown here are a representative sampling of these fabulous creations.  The wreaths are 18″ in diameter and cost from $55 to $75 each, depending on the materials used.

Ox Bow Decor Pillows:  Providing an eco-friendly option in the marketplace, all of these indoor pillows are 20″ x 20″, printed with water-based ink on 100% pure linen, and have luxurious down and feather filled cotton inserts. There is a strong YKK® invisible zipper in the back of the pillow if the insert needs to be removed for cleaning. Recommended cleaning instructions for these indoor pillows are simply hand washing and line drying.

Harding-Lane  Hats:   These are the original needlepoint hat made of 100% cotton and one size fits all.  1%  of annual profits goes to environmental organizations.

Paddywax Candles:  Soy wax is non-toxic, non-carcinogenic, and contains no pesticides, herbicides or genetically modified material.  Soy wax is an excellent choice for those who wish to burn environmentally friendly candles. Containers clean easily when candle burns down.


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