Trea­sures in the At­tic Sa­tur­day

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An an­nual an­tiques ap­prai­sal event that’s al­ways a hit in Hud­son will take place this Sa­tur­day at St. James Church.

Trea­sures in the At­tic is a pri­ma­ry fun­drai­ser for the Green­wood Centre for Li­ving His­to­ry, a mu­seum lo­ca­ted on Main. Rd. in Hud­son that is a true gem in the re­gion. The Sept. 13 event pairs those with pos­sible “trea­sures” in the form of pain­tings, f ur­ni­ture, clo­thing, je­wel­ry, rare books, or more, with ap­prai­sers who are ex­perts in a va­rie­ty of fields.

The event helps the li­ving mu­seum, a home da­ting to the mid 1700s, re­main open for pu­blic tours of the house and its ar­ti­facts, as well as the sump­tuous gar­dens and grounds. fields in­clu­ding: ge­ne­ral an­tiques, carpets, arts, pain­tings, vin­tage clo­thing, je­wel­ry, nos­tal­gia items, an­tique books, jade and snuff bot­tles, and more. A gold buyer will al­so be on hand. The ex­perts, some of whom are fea­tu­red on PBS’s An­tiques Road­show, do­nate their time to Green­wood. A no­mi­nal fee that is char­ged for each ap­prai­sal goes to the Hud­son home.

Al­so hel­ping raise funds will be a live auc­tion get­ting un­der­way at 3:30 p.m., while a silent auc­tion will al­so take place. And the Trea­sures in the At­tic tea­room - ar­rive ear­ly to buy the ho­me­made apple pies that al­ways go fast - will be open and rea­dy for bu­si­ness.

Trea­sures in the At­tic will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sept. 13 at St. James Church, 642 Main Rd., Hud­son. For in­for­ma­tion call 450 458-5396, or go to­wood-centre-hud­son. org.

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