23rd Annual FINE FURNISHINGS SHOW – November 9-11, 2018
Waterfire Arts Center – 475 Valley Street – Providence, RI
Friday 5pm-9pm, Saturday 10am-6pm, Sunday 10am-4pm
Admission $10 ~ plenty of free parking surrounding the venue.
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FRIDAY night is “Date Night” at the show! Dinner and a show….the Fine Furnishings Show. A quick bite before or a long leisurely dinner after, you decide. It’s Friday night – let’s celebrate. First dibs on items for sale. Help us kick off the show!
FOOD & BEVERAGE: A concession stand by Russell Morin Catering will be available at the show. In addition, the Honest Green Market is right around the corner.
LODGING: Room Block & Special Rate! Our host hotel is the newly renovated, just opened Hampton Inn Pawtucket (formerly the Comfort Inn) Rate is $119 per night for exhibitors and attendees! Call direct 401-723-6700 or use the link below. You need to say you are coming for the “Fine Furnishings Show”!
Booking Link: http://group.hamptoninn.com/FineFurnishingsShow
2017 Best Of Show Winners
We annually judge and present Best in Show awards to our exhibitors to recognize design, craftsmanship, & marketing excellence. Many thanks to our Best in Show Awards sponsor – Rockler Woodworking & Hardware and to our esteemed judges listed below. Blue ribbons & Rockler gift cards are given to the winners.
Winners left to right: John Sterling, Toney Robertson, Roger Myers, B.R. Delaney, Wayne Hall, Mark Heffley
2017 Judges were: Andrea Valentini of AndreaValentini.com and Philip Lowe of The Furniture Institute of Massachusetts.
- Furniture - Design
Wayne Hall - Console Table
Wayne Hall of Orland, ME
- Furniture - Craftsmanship
Roger Myers - Bird's Eye View Cabinet
StrathamWood Studios of Stratham, NH
- Furniture - Innovation
Toney Robertson - Wavy Chest of Drawers
Fine Woodworking by Toney of Galveston, IN
BR Delaney - Hanging Wood Pendant Light
Fieldstone Artistry of Wurtsboro, NY
- Fine art/craft
Mark Heffley - Mural "#YesAllGirls"
Second Ascent Design of Concord, NH
- Marc Harrison Award for Marketing Excellence
J.C. Sterling Fine Furniture of Millmont, PA
- Student Award-Furniture-Traditional
Kevin Hopkins - Queen Anne Chair
North Bennet Street School - Boston, MA
- Student Award-Furniture-Contemporary
Hannah Bartlett - Walnut Plates
Rhode Island School of Design - Providence, RI