COMFORT, Texas – October is the month hill country colors come out on Texas’ Spanish oaks and shoppers hope for cooler weather. It is also the month that buyers celebrate the 24th anniversary of the Comfort Village Antiques Show, Oct. 16-17. The vans and loaded trailers will be arriving in town, ready to exhibit fresh-to-the market Americana.
Promoters Lori and Tommy Titsworth credit the success of their Hill Country antiques shows to the dealers. “They arrive with smiles and knowledge, both of which they share with the collectors coming to the show,” Tommy and Lori said. “The hospitality of the neighbors and businesses in Comfort welcome them and the true country setting is a treat from the hectic city shows.”
Exhibitors are qualified to answer questions about the merchandise they bring to the show and represent them with honesty since they are all collectors themselves.
The antiques show features Americana antiques, including farm tables, cupbords, quilts, rugs, baskets, pewter, and many interesting surprises. It also features qualified dealers in jewelry, china, Native American relics, country store collectibles, advertising, architectural and gardening pieces.
Making the experience all the more comfortable, the show provides a large food tent where collectors may eat, visit and discuss the treasures they’ve found. The show is well suited for decorators, who often bring a client to assist with their purchases. The happy noises heard at this show remind us of the shows “of old” when people truly had a good time, Lori and Tommy said.
New this year, the Comfort Area Youth Commission will be selling pumpkins, gourds, corn, and corn stalks at the park just in time for fall decorating needs.
Directed by Texas Presentations, the 24th annual Comfort Village Antiques Show is Oct. 16-17. To plan your trip call 830-995-3670 or visit www.texasantiqueshows.com. ?
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