LONDONDERRY, Vt. – Check out the Londonderry Arts and Historical Society’s online auction featuring unique Londonderry treasures and experiences. There’s Tea Party for 12 at LAHS’s Custer Sharp House. Don your hats and gloves and step back in time to savor petite fours, delicious tea sandwiches, and an array of teas at the cozy Custer Sharp House with 11 of your friends with flower arrangements by Capucine T. Barr. Perfect or a mothers-daughters group, bridal shower, bridge group, or just a great time for friends to connect.
There’s Viking Ski and Fondue. Enjoy a day of skiing or snowshoeing for eight at the Viking Nordic Ski Touring Centre in Londonderry. At the end of your outing, you and your friends will be served cheese and chocolate fondues with some wintery drinks by the wood stove in the clubhouse.
Learn how to arrange roses while sipping rosé. This workshop is for five people and will be taught by Capucine T. Barr.
There is also an original pen and ink drawings by Bernadine Custer Sharp.
Research your house history with Jonathan W. Stevens, professional genealogist and town and land record expert. A typed report of the findings will be provided, giving an overview of the past ownership of the property.
There is also a family photo portrait or photo lesson with renowned local photographer Hubert Schriebl.
The online auction opened July 6 and closes at midnight July 20. To view the items and bid, go to www.32auctions.com/LAHS19.
The Londonderry Arts and Historical Society hopes to raise $20,000 with its fundraising activities. The cost of opening its buildings and managing the collections is not covered by membership contributions. LAHS has made many improvements to its buildings and improved the gallery space and archives.