May 3, 4 & 5 =
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 $50 per person/ $90 for two. Advance ticket purchase
recommended; please call 314-516-7240 or e-mail
firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
FREE Admission on Saturday and Sunday. Includes artists demonstrations,
on-site Café for food purchase. For more information call 314-516-7240 or
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 18 & 19
= The Belleville Flea Market in
Belleville, Illinois is the
third full weekend of every month, year round. The Flea Market is Southern
Illinois’ Premier Indoor & Outdoor (weather permitting) Market. With over
600 tables and 300-400 vendors, we get a wide range of antiques,
collectibles, merchandise to see to the public. Indoor/ Outdoor Year
Round. Parking : $3.00 – Handicapped Accessible. Admission : FREE. The
flea market is the 3rd full weekend of every month January through
December. The flea market is located at Belle Clair Fairgrounds, Rt. 13
(just off Rt. 159 & 13), Belleville, IL. (200 South Belt East ,
Belleville, IL 62220) . The Belleville Flea Market is open to the public
9:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M. on Saturday and 9:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. on Sunday.
For more information visit
http://bcfairgrounds.net or call 618-233-0052
May 18 & 19 =
Master Gardeners Garden Walk.
Ste. Genevieve, MO Master
Gardeners’ annual Garden Walk is held in the downtown historic district of
America’s oldest French Colonial village. This is a unique opportunity to
tour private and public gardens. Several gardens are part of historic
homes in Ste. Genevieve and are typical of the 18th century time period.
Tickets are available at: Ste. Genevieve Welcome Center, 66 Main Street,
Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670. For more information call 800-373-7007.
May 19 =
Third Sunday Market in
Hours are 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. Admission $6, 13 and under are free. Food
available, no pets. Rain or shine. For more information visit
From May to October, thousands of Midwestern collectors clear their
calendars to shop the 3rd Sunday Market, an event devoted exclusively to
the finest in antiques, collectibles, crafts, and garden. A Bloomington
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.
The Market is located at 2301 Market Street, Bloomington, IL. From
Chicago: Take I55 South to Bloomington-Normal, IL; take Exit 160 West on
Route 9 for 3/4 mile; turn right into the Interstate Center. Estimated
travel time is 1 hour and 45 minutes. From St. Louis: Take I-55 North to
Bloomington-Normal, IL; take Exit 160 West on IL Route 9 for 3/4 of a
mile; turn right into the Interstate Center. Estimated travel time is two
hours and 30 minutes. From Indianapolis: Take I-74 West to
Bloomington-Normal, IL and meet I- 55 North; take I-55/74 to Exit 160; go
West on IL Route 9 for 3/4 of a mile; turn right into the Interstate
Center. Estimated travel time is two hours and 45 minutes.
May 24 =
Fourth Friday Art Walk in Ste.
Genvevieve, MO. TIME:
6pm – 9pm. On the fourth Friday of the month, participating shops and
galleries extend their hours into the evening and provide a festive
atmosphere for a stroll through downtown to view the artwork and
creativity on display in local galleries, shops and restaurants. Each
month features a different theme. This event is sponsored by Downtown Ste.
Genevieve. LOCATION: Historic Downtown Ste. Genevieve. COST: Free .
www.visitstegen.com or PHONE: 800.373.7007 or 573.883.7097
ANTIQUE & APPRAISAL SCHOOL HAS
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. For more information about the school’s
antiques and appraisal program and online e-Course, they can be contacted
at: (877) 444-4508 or visit their web site at;
www.asheford.com, mention Dept. 275MW86. You can also write to them
at; the Asheford Institute of Antiques 981 Harbor Blvd., Suite 3, Dept.
275MW86, Destin, FL 32541-2525
May 25 =
The Shag’s Open Air Market.
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. 50+ vendors. For space rental and information
call 314-646-8687. Featuring neighborhood businesses creating a community
event. Outdoor restrooms and Food trucks. Enjoy the Market and check out
the store. The store is a treasure trove of vintage, collectibles and
antiques. Their motto is Repurpose, Reuse and Reclaim. Check them out at
May 27 =
Memorial Day Sale at 6 different
Hours: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Check out
www.missouriantiquemalls.com for more information.
Over 40,000 square feet of
space modeled after New York City! Manhattan Antique Marketplace, also
known as MAM (pronounced like ma’am), will be a one-stop shopping
destination experience for all ages. Comprised of an antique mall, special
events space, artist workshop, café, and microbrewery, MAM is more than
just a mall…it’s a city! Located
at 10431 St. Charles Rock Rd., St.Ann, MO 63074. For more information contact Lindsey Richert, T:
(314)437-9414 or visit
Shopping in historic Ste. Genevieve, Missouri.
Located only an hour’s drive south of St.
Louis on I-55, this charming town is perfect for a getaway weekend or a
mini-vacation. A delightful array of shops, art galleries, charming
boutiques and a tempting selection of restaurants will keep travelers busy
and well-nourished as they explore the town’s National Historic Landmark
Barbed Wire Antique & Vintage Mall, the
new place to treasure hunt!! We are in
Crystal City which is located in Jefferson County Mo. The city lies along
the Mississippi River and is about 30 minutes south of St Louis. Just take
interstate 55 south to the Herculaneum exit make a left , go about a half
of a mile and then make a right onto Highway 61/67 (Truman Blvd. ). Our
address is 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! For more information call
636-638-2333 or visit us at
Visit Time Machine Antique Mall,
190 Mid Rivers Center,
St. Peters, MO 63376, 1/3 mile
south of I-70 on Mid Rivers Mall Dr.
We’re on Facebook too! For
more information call 636-970-0190. Hours are Mon. thru Sat. 10am-7pm,
Sunday 11-6. Visit us at
www.timemachineam.com. Our quality dealers offer all kinds of cool
antiques, collectibles, re-purposed, and vintage items to the public. We
sell on consignment too!
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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 636-456-0811. Our goal is to make a trip to the Antique Barn an
informative and satisfying visit, hopefully while making a purchase as
well. 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