Bakersfield, Calif., group marks 42nd annual Collectors Showcase

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The Glass and China Collectors of Bakersfield are sponsoring the Collectors Showcase antique and collectibles show and sale March 9-10 in the Hodel’s Kern Rooms, located at 5917 Knudsen Drive, Bakersfield, Calif.

This year highlights “Kountry Kitchen Kollectibles,” with the spotlight on olde country kitchens and all the memories this invokes. Three large rooms, holding 39 dealers, will be filled with vintage kitchenware, china, linens, old cook books, crockery, silverware, utensils and more. A foyer display depicting old kitchen memorabilia will greet attendees. Dressed in vintage aprons, club members and dealers will be setting the mood as they welcome show goers.

A special kitchenalia exhibit is planned for the 42nd annual Collectors Showcase.

A special kitchenalia exhibit is planned for the 42nd annual Collectors Showcase.

In addition to kitchen-themed items, dealers will also be bringing an array of other antiques and collectibles: toys, furniture, glassware, china, primitives, jewelry, vintage clothing, dolls, quilt and sewing items, vintage advertising and more. The Collectors Showcase is known for its excellence in variety, dealers and merchandise, offering something for everyone from the novice collector to the seasoned veteran.

Collectors Showcase hours are Saturday, March 9 from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sunday, March 10 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission is $4, which includes unlimited return privileges and free parking. Tickets may be purchased at the door, with proceeds going to local community causes. Free door prizes of baskets filled with collectibles of interest, as well as collector books, are offered to lucky attendees.

For additional information on the Collectors Showcase Antiques Show & Sale, contact Barbara Fields at 661-399-1140 or 661-399-7074

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