CHARLOTTE, N.C. – In February we are reminded of two of our best-loved presidents, and this heritage is celebrated at the Charlotte Antique and Collectibles, Show at the Metrolina Fairgrounds, Jan. 31-Feb. 3.
Many dealers at the show specialize in original historical artifacts such as documents, period books and weapons. Sharp-eyed customers can turn up historical items from World War II to samurai swords to Colonial period men’s shoe buckles. The also attracts many high-quality map dealers.
The show features an outdoor marketplace offering flea market finds, home decor, and the biggest monthly antique show in the Carolinas. It hosts hundreds of exhibitors who offer a huge selection of merchandise from upscale antiques to decorative accessories and collectibles, including furniture, lighting, garden accents, architectural ceramics, pottery, glass, silver, rugs, linens, books, fine art and sculptures, toys, sports memorabilia and militaria.
The show also offers on-site services including hand engraving, jewelry repair, and silver restoration.
The show is located at 7100 Statesville Road. Admission is $10 for a four-day pass, $5 for a one-day pass. Show hours are Thursday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., and Sunday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
For more information, call 800-824-3770, or go online to www.charlotteantiqueshow.com.