Treasure Shop, Wakefield, NH opening for the summer - June 21, 2017
Multiple dates from Wednesday, June 21st to Saturday, September 9th
Treasure Shop in Wakefield --Open for the Summer
The Treasure Shop will be open this summer on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
beginning on June 21 at the Old Town Hall, 2695 Wakefield Road in Wakefield, NH. It is located in the
historic village of Wakefield Corner which is also home to the Wakefield Library, and the Wakefield Inn,
and the First Congregational Church, United Church of Christ.
The Old Town Hall was built in 1837 and was used as the town hall until 1895 when the current town
hall was built. The now vacant Old Town Hall was leased to the Ladies Social Circle (now the Parish
Helpers) of the First Congregational Church and it has been leased to them ever since. For many years it
was used as a meeting place for the women's group and for dinners, fairs, and events for the church and
the town. When the church burned down as a result of a lightning strike in 1956, it was used for church
services while the church was rebuilt.
In 1963, the Parish Helpers began having a Treasure Sale at the Old Town Hall on Wednesday
afternoons. Thus, the Treasure Shop came into existence. It has changed somewhat over the past 50+
years. They no longer sell clothing, and they don't sell larger items, but they have just about everything
else. You can find fine china and toys. Small appliances and yarn! There's a large selection of used
books, and there are curtains, jewelry, hardware and more! Something for everyone!
The Treasure Shop is the primary fundraiser for the Parish Helpers. From its beginning in 1857, the
Parish Helpers has contributed primarily to the operation of the First Congregational Church which it
calls home. Over the course of the last 160 years, the Parish Helpers has expanded its philanthropies
and now donates to many other local and global charities as well.
Stop by this summer and see what treasures await you at the Treasure Shop! For more information
about the First Congregational Church or the Parish Helpers, visit www.fccwakefieldnh.org
More Information (WASR is not responsible for external websites)
First Congregational Church Wakefield
2718 Wakefield Road
The event runs from 9:00am to 12:00pm on the following dates.
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- July 22nd
- July 26th
- July 29th
- August 2nd
- August 5th
- August 9th
- August 12th
- August 16th
- August 19th
- August 23rd
- August 26th
- August 30th
- September 2nd
- September 6th
- September 9th