Sunday, July 5, 2009

A Spooktacular Lunch

Christine Altmann and I were invited to have lunch today with Halloween expert and author, Claire M. Lavin, along with Claire’s husband and daughters-in-law. Talk about an exciting day! Claire is a recognized authority, author, lecturer, dealer, and appraiser of vintage Halloween collectibles. She’s authored two books on the subject, and her collections and work have appeared on the Martha Stewart Show.

Claire discovered Christine Altmann’s Halloween artwork last year and has been a fan ever since. After dining at Hart’s Tavern in Peddler’s Village, we had a chance to visit several of the stores to check out some of the Halloween home décor items. A fun time was had by all.

Christine presented Claire with a framed print of her artwork titled Halloween Hi. Here’s a picture of Claire (l) and Christine (r). To learn more about Claire's books, visit


sharon said...

Sounds like a great time Liz! Very exciting! Christine's prints are fabulous, as I was looking at them the other day on her site!

Sandra Caldwell said...

Hi sweetie...sounds like you are keeping busy. And a wonderful day you must have had.
Miss ya Sandra