New Summer Hours

New Summer Hours….

Lots of very important things to share… We are about to change our hours over to Summer hours… Which means beginning this weekend, we will be closed on Sunday and Monday and open on Tuesday! But you may now contact us at (203) 910-9948 to shop by appointment.

Tuesday- Saturday 11-5 PM

(Most days we are there till 6 PM)

Click here to check out all the great things happening at The Golden Button this summer!

Stop by this week for lots of new items and locally handmade treasures!!!

Here are some photos from our Beginners Sewing Machine Class. The girls are learning how to make their own skirts.

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New Hours and Little Kid Art

Little Kids Art on Thursdays

From 2-2:45 children explore all sorts of art mediums.







Mixed medium sculptures… towns




Contact us at if your would like your child to participate in this class.

New hours at The Golden Button begin this weekend…

We will be open tomorrow (Sunday) from noon to 5 PM. We will be closed on Monday and Tuesday.

Don’t forget to change your clocks tonight. (I probably will)

New Locally Made Items At The Golden Button

As always we have a lot going on at The Golden Button…. Tomorrow we have a Sketch Book Making class at 1:00 PM. It is also our final Christmas in July Sale.

We now carry beautiful photographs by local photographer… Pauly Occhialini….

We are also have these awesome Aluminum Can Airplanes by Chuck Argo ……

  • Next Week is Week 4 of our Mini Summer Camp… Most camps are totally full but there are a few spots left in I Love Jewelry and there is one space left in Art Show Camp.

Check here to find out more.

  • Open Painting Hours next Wednesday and Thursday from 1:00 to 3:30 PM!!!!
  • August 5th is our Needle Felting : Dogs Workshop.

Learn how to sculpt a dog out of wool using special barbed needles. (cost is $35 save $5 if you bring your own needles and foam)

  • August is our Artist Demo Month. Each Saturday We will be having great artist Demonstrations as well as some classes and Workshops…

The Golden Button specializes in local handmade gift items, arts and crafts. On Saturdays, in the month of August, local artists and craftsmen, who sell their items at The Golden Button, will be putting on demonstrations and workshops to showcase their talents. Everyone is invited to stop by, watch, learn and try something different! Meet some very talented people and learn something new! There may even be treats and a giveaway!!!

On Saturday, August 4th

1:00 PM Eileen Gorham and Kate Gorham will be demonstrating crocheting.

Eileen Warner and Ann Deduck of Alpaca Hill Farms in Seymour will show off their knitting skills.  Sale on Local yarn and Alpaca prints. (Stop by to say hello and meet the artists)

Saturday, August 11th:

At 1:00 PM Kate Gorham will be demonstrating how to create felt food! Come and learn how to make felt food and get a kit for $12. (children 8 and up) Hand Sewing with needles… (Please call ahead to sign up for this event)

At 3:00 PM Kate Gorham Owner of The Golden Button will be demonstrating painting then for $10 you may create a masterpiece of your own to take home! All Ages welcome

On Saturday, August 18th

At 1:00 PM Rose Garbein will demonstrate spinning techniques

3:00 PM Rachel Gerowe will teach you how to needle felt. (Adults and Teenagers please) There is a suggested donation of $5 that will be donated to the Southbury Food Bank.

Saturday, August 25th

12:00 PM- Jessica  of the Small Things Soap will be teaching children how to hand paint soaps. The cost is $10 per child.

At 1:00 PM  Bradleigh Huzinga will do a card making Demonstration

At 3:00 PM Dennis and Krissy of Kleiner Eisbar will have a book binding class: Learn to make a Slab Binding  (ages 8 and up to adults)(cost is $30 plus $5 supply fee!) ((Please call ahead to sign up for this event)

Email us at We have changed our hours. The Golden Button is now open from 11:00 Am to 6:00 Pm Tuesday through Saturday. Come visit.

Back from Vacation!!!

The Golden Button will be open today from 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM!!!

Week One- Sumer Night Camp begins today from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Needle Felting Birds tonight from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Come by and get some handmade local gifts!!!!

This bench is for sale! It was made in Beacon Falls. It is wonderful!!!

This Saturday  (and The rest of the Saturdays in July) is our Christmas in July Sale!!!!

Open Painting

Hello there.

Tomorrow we will be open from 1:30- 6:00 PM… Then we will be closed for vacation. We will reopen with new hours on July 10th at 11:00 AM!!!!

(You may still contact The Golden Button through email if you want to sign up for a class or need anything. It will be checked periodically while I am sitting by a pool 🙂

Stop by tomorrow for anything you may need in the next week or to do some Open Painting!!!

$10 per canvas…wear a smock or old t-shirt.

Make sure to like us on FACEBOOK…. because we will be having giveaway during our vacation!!!

Just a Few Reminders

Just a few Reminders….

Our hours will be changing…

We are extending our hours!!!!

The Golden Button will be closed for vacation from June 30th to July 9th.

We will re-open on July 10th with different hours.

Our Summer hours:

Sundays and Mondays we will be closed (except for workshops, demos, and parties)

Tuesdays through Saturday we will be open from 11:00 AM till 6:00 PM

Open Painting Next week

This Wednesday and Friday from 2-5pm

Cost is $10 per canvas!!! Wear a smock or old t-shirt!!!


Portrait Art Show

Wednesday, June 27th at 5:00 PM

Our Portrait Art Class wants to have an Art Show! You can visit!!! Come have some punch and see what they have been working on!!!

Christmas in July

On Saturdays in July (14th 21st and 28th) We will be having a Christmas in July  at The Golden Button!!!! Where we will have giveaways, sales on local, Handmade items and maybe some arts and crafts!!!!