Ames Free Library

"Where the Community Connects"


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Monday - Saturday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Visits are limited to a maximum of 45 minutes per person.

Total occupancy in the building is limited to 10 visitors at any given time, so short waits outside may be necessary.

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Artisans Faire & Holiday Tea

The Easton Shovel Town Cultural District is excited to announce their eighth annual Artisans Faire & Holiday Tea, which will be held at Queset House, 51 Main Street, North Easton, on Saturday, December 14, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Artisans Faire
Admission to the Artisans Faire is free and handicap accessible! There is an admission fee required for the Holiday Tea (see below).
Step back in time to this gracious mansion and wander through the rooms, enjoying live music from musician Paula Greiner, and the Stedfast Guitar Ensemble. Local and regional artists will display their work for sale in paint, photography, sea glass, pottery, wood, textiles, jewelry, and chocolate. There will be raffles of gift baskets and much, much more!
Holiday Tea
The much-anticipated Holiday Tea will feature teas, coffee, buttermilk scones, clotted cream, assorted jams, tea sandwiches, petit fours and other dainties, as well as some surprises.
The cost to attend the Holiday Tea is $40 per guest, $20 for children 10 and under. Feel free to dress for the occasion! Reservations are required.
To purchase tickets or for more information, please contact Carolyn Cole at or 508-230-5874.
As always, we want to extend our special thanks to the Bank of Easton and North Easton Savings Bank for generously funding this event which benefits the Ames Free Library and the Easton Shovel Town Cultural District.
Event Location: 
Queset House