Decking the walls in Stonington
Stonington — Volunteers with the Stonington Garden Club on Wednesday were getting the Nathaniel Palmer House Museum ready for Deck the Walls in Stonington.
The annual festival includes guided tours, a designer wreath sale, silent auction, giving tent and gifts benefiting the Lighthouse Museum on Stonington Point and the Nathaniel Palmer House Museum.
A preview party will be held at the museum from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, and open hours are from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 7 and 8.
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