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Local school classes and families will bring their fanciful gingerbread houses to Wainright from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. tonight, December 5th, for this year’s exhibit.

The Farmingdale Borough Annual Christmas Tree Lighting will take place at the corner of Asbury Avenue and Main Street at 6:00 p.m. Friday evening, December 6th. You can visit the gingerbread house exhibit before or after the tree lighting.

The exhibit will be open to the public

5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday evening, 12/6

10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, 12/7 and

1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, 12/8

FREE OF CHARGE. Donations welcome.

See a few of the houses displayed in 2018 below.


WEEKEND CRAFT SHOW at the Wainright House Museum!
Saturday, November 16 and Sunday, November 17, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. both days. Local crafters/artisans will be on hand, selling their handmade items. RAIN OR SHINE. The event is to be held inside. There is no entry fee and the owner will be there to offer free tours of the historic house. Come take a step back in time and enjoy a visit in Farmingdale.

CRAFT SHOW WEEKEND 11/16 & 11/17/19

Wainright House Museum will host a CRAFTER’S WEEKEND Saturday, November 16th,

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Sunday, November 17th, 10 to 2 p.m.

RAIN OR SHINE. Show is inside the building.

Artisans will have handmade items to sell and there will be crafters working on items during the weekend.

There is no fee to visit and tours of the historic house will be available during your visit.

Kids’ Art Class, Fall Session, begins September 26, 2019 (children 7 years old and up)

The Fall Session of Kids’ Art Classes will begin on Thursday, September 26, 2019 and will continue through December. We will meet at the Museum from 4 to 5 p.m. every Thursday (except Thanksgiving) to create fun paintings and projects.

The cost remains $15 00 per session per child, all supplies included. There is no contract or long-term commitment. You pay for each class your child attends. For more information, or a registration form, e-mail CLTB1208@GMAIL.COM.

Our instructor is well-known artist and teacher, Carolyn Tischer Bartlett. Many children have created a wide variety of beautiful artworks in her classes over the past few years here at Wainright. She has many more planned for the coming months.


Classes for children, 7 years old and up, will be held every Wednesday at 10 to 11 a.m. All supplies are provided for each child for each class. We will use various art mediums, including oil pastels, drawing pencils, colored pencils, watercolor paints, and create landscapes, animals, still-life, and more, while learning composition, perspective, use of light and shadows, etc.

Instructor, Carolyn Tischer Bartlett will lead the children through each piece, from blank paper to finished painting or drawing.

The cost is $15 per class. There is no long term commitment and your children can come to as many, or as few classes as fit your schedule. For more information, please feel free to e-mail Carolyn at