Fairy expo fundraiser for History Center

Betty Thompson chatted with “fairy godmother” Nina Mathus, who read stories to children from her oversized rocking chair the Cranford Club’s fairy expo fundraiser on Saturday, July 22. Photo by Cassie Bailey

NORTH CANAAN — North Canaan’s Cranford Club held its very first fairy expo this past Saturday, July 22, as a fundraiser to benefit the Canaan History Center. 

The event attracted a crowd of parents and children for an afternoon of activities that included a costume contest, bubbles, wand decorating and story time with the Fairy Godmother herself. 

There was a silent auction of small fairy gardens, all handmade by members of the community and the Cranford Club as well as children who attend the AHA! summer program. 

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