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April 26-30 = Fan Association of North American Annual Meeting in Chicago, Illinois. Join the FANA, learn and share with other collectors. Join us at: www.fanassociation.org . Find us on Facebook: Hand Fan Collectors. Come to the annual meeting in Chicago. Fan viewings have been arranged at three major Chicago museums. There will be four lectures, on topics ranging from ivory to lace to Mrs. Bertha Palmer. Two tours are planned to help explore the Chicago area. Our FANA Day will include the Annual General Meeting, the Members’ Fan Sale, Members’ Fan Auction, Fan (Tai) Chi gathering, and the fabulous Saturday Evening Banquet.

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Visit Southern Memories and Cottage Rose Tea Room. They are located on Old Highway 34 in Patterson, Missouri. Hours are for the shop: Wed.-Sat. 10am to 5pm and for the Tea Room: Wed.-Sat. 11am to 3pm. T Visitors may find anything from rustic farmhouse to vintage styled home decor; with antique furniture, southern relics, and specialty clothing & jewelry items.  For more information call 573-856-4131 or visit www.SouthernMemories.com
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April = For Sale Fire Toys and Fire Museum in St. Louis area. Large collection, one of a kind antiques from 1800. Many rare Fire Fighting items and memorabilia. Over 3,000 items. 30 large display cases, etc. Good investment and money maker. For more information call 314-920-9210.


April 26-30 = Fan Association of North American Annual Meeting in Chicago, Illinois. Join the FANA, learn and share with other collectors. Join us at: www.fanassociation.org . Find us on Facebook: Hand Fan Collectors. Come to the annual meeting in Chicago. Fan viewings have been arranged at three major Chicago museums. There will be four lectures, on topics ranging from ivory to lace to Mrs. Bertha Palmer. Two tours are planned to help explore the Chicago area. Our FANA Day will include the Annual General Meeting, the Members’ Fan Sale, Members’ Fan Auction, Fan (Tai) Chi gathering, and the fabulous Saturday Evening Banquet.

April 29 = Moonlight Madness Sale at the St. Charles Antique Mall. Hours are 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Stop by for crazy bargains throughout the store! Up to 50% off with participating dealers. Located at: 3004 S. St. Peters Pkway, Suite U, St. Charles, MO. For more information call 636-939-4178. www.missouriantiquemalls.com
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April = Bittersweet and Barbed Wire Antique & Vintage Mall is a new place to treasure hunt!! We are in Crystal City, MO which is located in Jefferson County Mo. The city lies along the Mississippi River and is about 30 minutes south of St Louis. Located at 2292 N Truman Blvd, Crystal City, MO 63019, (in the old Crystal City Cyclery building). Open everyday 10am-5 pm. If you are a dealer and would like to be a vendor, Contact us! Our goal is to present a unique shopping experience by offering vintage and antique items. For more information call 636-638-2333 or visit us at www.facebook.com/BittersweetandBarbedWire

April = Visit Southern Memories and Cottage Rose Tea Room. They are located on Old Highway 34 in Patterson, Missouri. Hours are for the shop: Wed.-Sat. 10am to 5pm and for the Tea Room: Wed.-Sat. 11am to 3pm. They are closed Sunday, Monday and Tuesday. Visitors may find anything from rustic farmhouse to vintage styled home decor; with antique furniture, southern relics, and specialty clothing & jewelry items located throughout the shop. Vendors are always changing and restocking their booths, so we recommend shopping often - you don't want to miss anything. For more information call 573-856-4131 or visit www.SouthernMemories.com

April = Visit Time Machine Antique Mall, 190 Mid Rivers Center, St. Peters, MO 63376. We're on Facebook too! For more information call 636-970-0190. Hours are Mon - Sat - 10 - 7,Sun - 11 - 6. Visit us at www.timemachineam.com.  Our quality sellers offer all kinds of cool antiques, collectibles, re-purposed, and vintage items to the public. We sell on consignment too!
 

April= Visit the Historic French Colonial Ste. Genevieve, Missouri. Only an hour from St. Louis, Missouri this historic town has shopping, dining and fun events. Visit www.visitstegen.com  Scenic and charming Ste. Genevieve is Missouri's oldest town. Discover rare French Colonial architecture, enjoy the ambience of the downtown shops and tour internationally recognized Historic Homes. Extend your stay to explore the award-winning restaurants, wineries, and microbreweries of the region.


April = Visit Pocahontas Antiques, 311 West Johnson Street in Pocahontas, Illinois. Hours are Tues - Saturday 10am to 6pm and Sunday 11-5, closed Mondays. For more information call 618-669-2969. Click here for more information and a map.

April = Visit St. Clair Antique Mall in Fairview Heights, IL. Antiques, vintage, collectibles and much more. Open daily 10-6. Located at 315 Salem Place, Fairview Heights, IL. For more information call 618-628-1650. www.missouriantiquemalls.com 

April = Visit the General Grant Antique & Décor Mall. Dealer Space Available. Located at 8400 Watson Rd. (formerly the Farmer’s Market), General Grant Shopping Center, Marlborough(St. Louis), MO 63119. For more information 314-843-3535. Click here for more information and a map.

April = Visit the Chesterfield Antique Mall, 16635 Old Chesterfield Rd., Chesterfield, MO (636-778-0931). Hours: Mon. - Sat. 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. and Sun. 11 - 5 p.m. We are proud to present our customers with a large variety of unique, antique, boutique and vintage items. Our store is full of talented vendors displaying their items that they have either found, refurbished, upcycled or just added their own personal touches to. When you visit, you'll find a nice collection of antiques, painted furniture, home decor, jewelry, bath and body items, etc... Our goal is to give our customers the opportunity to find a nice mix of both old and new items and ultimately find their own hidden treasure!

April = Visit The Green Shag Market. Located at 5733 Manchester Rd., St. Louis, MO 63110. For more information call 314-646-8687. Check out the store that was voted Best Vintage Store of 2013 by the Riverfront Times.

April = The Antique Barn would like to welcome everyone to their antique mall located at 1108 East Veterans Memorial Parkway in Truesdale. Mo. Exit 193 on Interstate 70 about an hour west of St. Louis. The 12,000 square foot building has plenty of room for expansion, renting space to vendors and taking consignments. Open 7 days a week from 10am to 6pm. For more information call 636-357-2707. Our goal is to make a trip to the Antique Barn an informative and satisfying visit, hopefully while making a purchase as well. In the near future we will be erecting an 1850’s Log Cabin inside our building to use as a centerpiece for the display of primitives and to use for special occasions. Stop by the barn and check out our eclectic collection. If we don’t have it we will try to find it. Happy travels and keep collecting. Click here for more information and a map.

April = ANTIQUE & APPRAISAL SCHOOL HAS ONLINE E-COURSE. While not quite considered an “antique” just yet, the Asheford Institute of Antiques, a professional-level distance learning program on antiques, collectibles, and appraising, turned fifty in 2016, marking a milestone in antiques and appraising education, as the longest running Institute of its kind. Although the school premiered its home-study program to the antique world in late 1965, it didn’t officially open its doors to students until 1966. For more information about the schools antiques and appraisal program and new online e-Course, they can be contacted at: (877) 444-4508 or visit their web site at; www.asheford.com.  You can also write to them at; the Asheford Institute of Antiques 981 Harbor Blvd., Suite 3, Dept. 275MW72, Destin, FL 32541-2525. Click here for more information.

 

 

                       

 
May 6 & 7 = WHS Band Parents 8th Annual Flea Market in Waterloo, Illinois. Located at the Monroe County Fairgrounds, 4177 State Rt. 156, Waterloo, Il. Find antiques, collectibles, furniture, household items, crafts and much more. Hours are Saturday 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and Sunday 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Spaces are available, 10' x 10' indoors and 20' x 10' outdoors. For more information email:delaine56@gmail.com  or call 618-570-8362. Click here for more information and a map.


May 6, 7 & 8 = Spring Fever Sale at St. Clair Antique Mall. Hours are 10 a.m. To 6p.m. Visit the St. Clair Antique Mall, 315 Salem Place, Fairview Heights, IL 62208 (618-628-1650. For more information www.stclairantiquemall.com

 

May 5, 6 & 7 = St. Louis Fine Print, Rare Book and Paper Arts Fair. Located at the J.C. Penney Conference Center, University of Missouri/St. Louis North Campus, 1 University Blvd., St. Louis, MO. Ample free parking, close to MetroLink. The St. Louis Fine Print, Rare Book & Paper Arts Fair brings together thirty local and national fine print and rare book dealers to present a broad array of exceptional materials appealing to collectors at all levels of experience. From finely illustrated books to prints by Audubon, WPA artists and Old Masters, original watercolors and historic photographs, the thousands of treasures available to view and purchase include something for every taste and budget. The Fair is presented annually the first weekend in May to benefit the Mercantile Library's collection and conservation funds. Preview party on Friday 6-9pm, includes silent auction, beer, wine, hors d’oeuvres. Tickets for Friday are $25 per person/ $40 for two. Regular Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday in the J.C. Penney Conference Center at UMSL. General admission is $10 (good for both days), Mercantile members $7 per day, students and UMSL Alum with ID is $5, advance ticket purchase not required. Local and national dealers will offer rare first editions, manuscripts, unique works by fine art presses and other rare books. Proceeds from the preview and fair will benefit the Mercantile Library collections acquisition and conservation funds. For more information call 314-516-6740 or visit http://umsl.edu/mercantile/events-and-exhibitions/print-fair/index.html . The St. Louis Mercantile Library at the University of Missouri St. Louis is the oldest cultural institution in Missouri and the oldest library in continuous existence west of the Mississippi River.

May = For Sale Fire Toys and Fire Museum in St. Louis area. Large collection, one-of-a-kind antiques, from 1800. Many rare Fire Fighting items and memorabilia. Over 3,000 items. 30 large display cases, etc. Good investment and money maker. For more information call 314-920-9210.

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May 21 = Third Sunday Market. A Bloomington, Illinois tradition since 1988, the indoor/outdoor sale features more than 450 top dealers, representing 17 states. Whether you're looking for the finest in antique furniture, americana, folk art, vintage advertising, sport memorabilia, or antique linens & clothing you're likely to find it here. For more information visit www.thirdsundaymarket.com.  Admission is $6, ages 13 and under are Free. Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Food, No Pets. Rain or Shine. Free Parking. Located at the Interstate Center , 2301 West Market Street, Bloomington, IL. The facility is located one mile west of I55 and I74 at exit 160B (on Rt. 9W). Click here for more information and a map.
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May 27 = Green Shag Market Parking Lot Sale. Hours are 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The Green Shag Market is located at 5733 Manchester Rd., St. Louis, Mo. 63110. For space rental and information call 314-646-8687. The store is a treasure trove of vintage, collectibles and antiques. Their motto is Repurpose, Reuse and Reclaim. Check them out at www.TheGreenShagMarket.com
May 29 = Memorial Day Sale at two Antique Malls. Hours: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Antique Treasures, 920 East Woodlawn Dr., Farmington, MO 63640, for more information call 573-431-4866 and at St. Mary’s Antique Mall, 777 7th Street, St. Mary, MO 63673, for more information call 573-543-2800. The two malls are location approximately one hour south of St. Louis.


May = Asheford Institute of Antiques Offers online E-course. While not quite considered an “antique” just yet, the Asheford Institute of Antiques, a professional-level distance learning program on antiques, collectibles, and appraising, turned fifty this past week, marking a milestone in antiques and appraising education, as the longest running Institute of its kind. Although the school premiered its home-study program to the antique world in late 1965, it didn’t officially open its doors to students until 1966. For more information about the schools antiques and appraisal program and new online e-Course, they can be contacted at: (877) 444-4508 or visit their web site at; www.asheford.com , mention Dept.275MW73. You can also write to them at; the Asheford Institute of Antiques 981 Harbor Blvd., Suite 3, Dept. 275MW73, Destin, FL 32541-2525

 

 

June – partial listing
 
June 2, 3 & 4 = Annual Antiques Show & Sale Sponsored by the Associated Antiques Dealers of America. Quality dealers from across the U.S. Chipped and damaged crystal repair on premises. Visit our Facebook page for seminar schedule. At Facebook go to Springfield Illinois Antique Show AADA. Admission to show $6, $1 off with ad in this issue. Located at Orr Building - State Fairgrounds in Springfield, IL. Enter Gate 11 (Eighth Street) or Gate 9 (Fifth Street). Hours: Fri. 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Sat.: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Sun. 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. For more information call 386-822-0557. Click here for more information and a map.


June 4 = 35th Annual Belleville Doll, Bear, Toy, Miniature, Dollhouse Collectible Show. Sunday show - Early bird admission at 8:30 a.m. $10, Regular show admission $5 Hours 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Children 12 and under are FREE. Come joins us for a fabulous day with your friends. Featuring antique and collectible dolls, teddy bears, miniatures and toys. These are some of the attractions we will be offering: door prizes, special doll program, doll stringing and special exhibits. Located at: Belle Clair Expo Bldg., 200 South Belt East, Belleville, IL. For more information contact Kay Weber 618-233-0940. Click here for more information and a map.
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June 10 & 11 = Annual Okawville IL Heritage Days, where the past comes alive. Located at the Schlosser Complex Historic Site, 114 West Walnut St., Okawville, IL. Hours are 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. For more information call 618-243-5694. Both days will include a flea market, town wide yard sales, artisans, vintage crafters, vendors, farmers’ market, country store, great outdoor entertainment, kids’ games, great homemade food and auction on Sunday afternoon. Click here for more information and a map.
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June 18 = Third Sunday Market. A Bloomington, Illinois tradition since 1988, the indoor/outdoor sale features more than 450 top dealers, representing 17 states. Whether you're looking for the finest in antique furniture, americana, folk art, vintage advertising, sport memorabilia, or antique linens & clothing you're likely to find it here. For more information visit www.thirdsundaymarket.com.  Admission is $6, ages 13 and under are Free. Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Food, No Pets. Rain or Shine. Free Parking. Located at the Interstate Center , 2301 West Market Street, Bloomington, IL. The facility is located one mile west of I55 and I74 at exit 160B (on Rt. 9W). Click here for more information and a map.

 

 

 

                                        


        

 

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