prettytablespromoNOTE: Friday, June 19: Our regularly scheduled tours for the day will not be running as we prepare for this event.
Designers, antiques dealers, and garden enthusiasts will join us for “Pretty Tables, Perfect Setting,” a show of individually-themed table settings designed by local artists and designers coupled with a sale of garden-themed antiques by Finnegan Gallery (with a collection of 18th, 19th and early 20th century garden antiques); Taylor B. Williams Antiques (providing decorative accessories and enameled boxes); and Charles Edwin Puckett (featuring antique maps and prints). Continuing partnerships with the Lake and Valley Garden Club of Cooperstown, The Freemans’ Journal, and Glimmerglass Festival will make Hyde Hall the site of wonderfully creative fundraiser on June 19 and 20.Table designs will celebrate the artistry, creativity and flair of area artists and entrepreneurs such as The Beekman Boys, Eric Lysdahl, Lucy Townsend, Mrs. James Seward, Gaylord and Nicole Dillingham, and The Otesaga Hotel. Table themes range from the historical (General Lafayette’s return to the US in 1824) to the whimsical (Teatime with Dodos and A Midsummer’s Picnic with Puck.)Lynn Chase Designs will offer discounted pricing on its Exotica china, and Marie Fritz, merchandise manager for Waterford, Wedgwood, Royal Doulton and Royal Albert, will create her table with an eclectic mix of antique and vintage ware from her personal collection.This feast for the eyes will showcase the great breadth and depth of talent flourishing in our region, while offering the opportunity to enjoy the outstanding lake views from Hyde Hall amidst outdoor and indoor displays of art represented in fine China, porcelain, botanical prints, garden furniture, urns, and statuary.

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Beginning May 23rd, Hyde Hall will be open daily for visitors with tours every hour from 10am to 4pm.  Click here for additional details on visiting Hyde Hall.