Nearly 200 people attended the gala opening of the Wilton Historical Society’s American Artisan Show Friday night, Nov. 1. The show continues today and tomorrow, Nov. 2-3.

Saturday hours are 10 to 5, Sunday the show is on from 11 to 4. Admission is $5.

The show features more than 30 artisans. Among them are:

• Nine Patch Studio from Waterford, Va., featuring Kathie Ratcliffe’s miniature interpretations of 19th century quilts from around the country. One, with the design mariner’s compass, is from a Connecticut quilt originating in Bridgeport.

• Three Points Design Inc. from Virginia Beach, Va., owned by a husband and wife team who offer carvings with a nautical them ranging from a mermaid to waterfowl to sea creatures such as scallop shells and starfish.

• Historic Trade & Tavern Signs from Eastford, Conn.

• Scherenschnitte and Silhouettes from Alexandria, Va., . Scherenschnittes are scissor cuttings of American themes done in paper.

• And all the way from Louisiana, Missouri is ASL Pewter, offering pewterware in American and English designs.

There are also textiles, cinnamon-scented candles of intricate designs, baskets in the Nantucket tradition, wooden bowls, redware, rugs, reproduction furniture, tile work and many more high-quality art and craft work.

The artisans are set up throughout the historical society’s property on Route 7.