Sterling McCall Antique Showcase becoming popular Round Top antiques destination

ROUND TOP, Texas – All three buildings of the Sterling McCall Antique Showcase were filled as the new venue has become a popular destination for shoppers in the famous Round Top Texas Antiques Market week. With more than 60 exhibitors Kathy Johnston said she “has a real presence in Round Top as one of the premier shows, with quality exhibits and antiques and we have done it in just a year and a half.”
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Antique City Fun Fair draws big Saturday crowds in suburban Philly for 300 exhibitors of toys, antiques and collectibles

Norm Schaut, like the retired race horse he is, cannot stop producing shows. His Spring 2011 Antique City Fun Fair at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in the Philadelphia suburbs, April 9-10, 2011 drew about 300 exhibitors. This is the second event in the new location and Schaut was pleased with the results. “This is a good building for a new show in these tough economic times, and having this many dealers, just look at how many people are waiting to get in,” he said, pointing to a crowd of hundreds waiting for the Saturday morning opening. Read More +

Regional furniture heats up Original York Antiques Show

Just like the mail, no wind, rain, sleet or snow stopped the dealers and shoppers at Melvin “Butch” Arion’s 156th York Show, Jan. 28-30, 2011. “We had an excellent show, even with snow and cold on the first day. There was furniture going out, more than we expected, the attendance was great and the comments from [the dealers] were generally good,” Arion said.
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Americana Week 2011 shows shine a spotlight on America’s antiques heritage

A variety of  Big Apple auctions, shows and even museums shined a spotlight on American heritage during New York’s Americana Week. Held Jan. 21-23, 2011, venues emphasize the American heritage in fine art, home furnishings and furniture and folk art. The antiques shows were full with dealers from all across the country exhibiting what they have found in their own areas or in their travels that fits their own styles and tastes in Americana. Read More +

Madison Bouckville celebrates 40th anniversary

BOUCKVILLE, N.Y. – It began as an antiques event in a town filled with antiques shops to increase the business in Jock Hengst’s restaurant, The Landmark Tavern. Just a nice weekend in the back field for about 40 exhibitors in 1971. However, the word got out and it grew like a weed in a hayfield to nearly 1,000 vendors in just a few years. Read More +