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The 'Rush' will be on in Rochester Aug. 18-20

The 45th year of the Gold Rush antiques show in Rochester, Minn. gets underway at 8 a.m. Aug. 18 and runs through 3 p.m. Aug. 20.
Baskets and movies at Gold Rush

Baskets and movie memorabilia share space at the Gold Rush antique show. (Photos courtesy Townsend Productions)

ROCHESTER, Minn. — The Gold Rush tradition continues with this, it's 45th year. Exhibitors and collectors from across the country will head to the Midwest August 18-20, to take part in the Gold Rush antique show. The show will be held at the Olmsted County Fairgrounds, Rochester, Minnesota.

During the Rush, the fairgrounds will be bustling with dealers and customers alike shopping the nationally recognized dealers from 22 states. Buyers can expect to find a wide range of items, including, but not limited to:
• Collectibles
• Jewelry — Fine, vintage, and costume
• Glass — Art and Depression era
• Pottery and Porcelain
• Hatpins
• Petroliana
• Furniture
• Toys
• Dolls
• Fine and decorative art

What makes Gold Rush so special is the consistent quality and unique antiques and vintage items presented by the dealers. Now in its 45th year, this show is a great way to meet the dealers, gain insight, befriend other collectors, find bargains and have a great weekend. Dealers are set up in nine buildings and located across the 52 acre fairgrounds.

There is no admission fee, but parking is $5. The show is 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday.

For more information, visit Townsend Promotions Inc. at or call 641-832-2700 or 507-269-1473.

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