All Pottery and Wood on Discounted in May

All Pottery and Wood on Discounted in May

During the month of May, and all pottery and wooden items at the Calico Cat will be discounted to 40% off retail price. We still have beautiful wooden pens, cutting boards, carvings, bowls, vases, games, toys, and many other items.  This is your opportunity to finally buy the gorgeous jewelry box that you have been dreaming about… Continue reading »

German Imports on Sale

German Imports on Sale

German Imports on Sale As we count down to closing day, we see we have too many German imports still in stock.  And you know what we can do about that.  They are all going on sale at 40% off regular price. That includes all those little carved and painted figurines by Hubrig, Dregeno, and… Continue reading »

Egg Decorating Demonstrations

Egg Decorating Demonstrations

This April 1, 2017 Margherite Montague and Wendy Ng will be back for our Easter egg decorating demonstrations.  Many of you already know and love Wendy and Margherite, I know we do.  Wendy does wax resist dying of eggs and Margherite hand paints and customizes eggs while you wait.  The future of the Calico Cat is yet… Continue reading »

April Specials at the Calico Cat

April Specials at the Calico Cat

Soon, we will be starting a new month, and many of you will be interested in our April specials that start this Saturday.  We kick off the month on April 1 with egg decorating demonstrations by Wendy Ng and Margherite Montague.  Many of you are already familiar with these two artists and are planning to come to… Continue reading »

The Calico Cat’s Owners Retire and Seek to Pass Store On

Bruni and Bill Obriecht, the owners of the Calico Cat, are planning to retire in June of 2017.  Bruni was hoping to make it to the 50th anniversary in June of 2018 and although the desire is there, diminishing vigor has reduced Bruni and Bill’s ability to run the store on a daily basis.  They are, after… Continue reading »

Margherite’s Demonstration Rescheduled

Margherite’s Demonstration Rescheduled

We are happy to report that Margherite Montague is fully recovered from her illness and she has already had one very successful visit to our shop this holiday season.  She will be returning for her second visit on Monday, December 19, 2016 from 10 am until 4 pm to demonstrate and show her hand painted eggs… Continue reading »

Wendy Ng’s Dyed Egg Demonstration

Wendy Ng’s Dyed Egg Demonstration

Wendy Ng returns for her last demonstration of 2016 this Saturday, December 17 from 10 am to 5 pm.  Building on traditional Ukrainian wax resist method of dying eggs, Wendy explores new patterns and methods with each passing year, continuing to expand her repertoire of designs.  Have you missed her previous visits?  Finish your holiday shopping… Continue reading »