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Carter House Hosts Annual Holiday Boutique Thursday

New vendors this year set to take part in the event include The Well Dressed Nut; The Bean Bag’s stationery and cards and Vivienne O’Neill Designs.

Credit: The Summit Historical Society
Credit: The Summit Historical Society

The following was provided by The Summit Historical Society:

The Summit Historical Society is decorated for the holidays and ready for their annual Holiday Boutique to be held Thursday, from 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. hosted at Summit’s oldest home, the 1741 Carter House, headquarters and museum of the Summit Historical Society, 90 Butler Parkway, Summit. Get a jump-start on shopping from clothing and crafts to antiques and cookies, the selection is great.  Catch up with friends and enjoy a free cup of special recipe fragrant hot cider which will be served all day. Admission is free and a percentage of the profits benefit the Historical Society’s mission to preserve and promote the history of Summit.  

As a special highlight this year, author Cynthia Martin, will be on hand to sign copies of her just-released book, “Summit Historic Homes”, which features more than 200 photos of local buildings, most of which have never before been published. The cover price is $21.99, and Martin, also a Historical Society trustee, is donating all of her royalties to the Summit Historical Society. 

New vendors this year set to take part in the event include The Well Dressed Nut; The Bean Bag’s stationery and cards; and Vivienne O’Neill Designs, which include tote bags, zippered pouches and pillows. Returning vendors include jewelry and glassware designer Heather Duetsch of Summit; Nancy O’Brien’s Magpie Designs; illustrator Linnea Rhodes; boxers and ties from Sue Yeaw; jam and jelly maker Kim Osterhoudt; Lynne Taylor’s Nola Rose Jewelry and Brent Walker of Woods Edge Wool products. In addition, a group of dealers from the Summit Antique Center will be on hand with a room full of wares specially-selected for the event.  The society will host a booth featuring Summit souvenirs including hand-sewn pillows with vintage images and hand-painted local landmark wooden ornaments.

Don’t miss out on the famous containers of homemade cookies contributed by supporters of the organization, already packaged for gift-giving. They go fast!

For details or directions, call 908-277-1747.  

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