Fine and unique antiques at Hawkeye Downs Fairgrounds

The Cedar Rapids Antique Show and Collectors Fair will return to the Hawkeye Downs Main Exhibition Building (just off I-380, Exit #17) located at 4400 6th St SW, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Oct. 10-12, 2008.

New to the show this fall is the addition of Mary Lou’s Glass/China Repair Service. Mary Lou is an expert in glass and china repair and will restore your items while you browse and shop the show floor. If you have any items or family heirlooms that need repair, you are encouraged to bring them to the show. Now is a good time to get the chips taken out of your crystal stemware or crystal bowls before the upcoming holidays.

The show will be brimming with a wonderful selection of fine and unique antiques from around the world. Come shop, collect and find that special treasure to add to your collection or to decorate your home and get ready for the upcoming holidays!

The Cedar Rapids Antique Show and Collectors Fair has something for every collector from beginning to advanced. It’s exciting for the collector to see wonderful antiques in every category from Civil War, historical, political, advertising, badges, coins, banks, RS Prussia, fine porcelains, paintings, Moser, jewelry, sterling silver matching, art glass, art pottery, holiday collectibles, prints, collector plates, furniture, decorative antiques, carnival glass, Fenton glass, Cambridge, Royal Bayreuth, Royal Doulton, Nippon, Pickard, hatpins, napkin rings, match safes, bookends, door stops, paper, postcards, and more.

If you are looking for something special to add to your home décor or to your collection, you won’t want to miss this show. Check out the show and enjoy a day or a weekend of antiquing in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Admission is $6 and is good all weekend; mention this article and you will receive $1 off one admission. The show hours will be Friday 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; Saturday 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; and Sunday 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Hawkeye Downs offers plenty of free parking to dealers and customers. Dealers are able to drive in on the move in and move out, which greatly expedites setting up and tearing down.

For show information, call 641-832-2700 or cell number 507-269-1473, or check and click on shows.