Oct. 14 & 15 = 67th South
County YMCA Gift & Craft Fair. Hours are Saturday 9:00
a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The YMCA is located
at 12736 Southfork Road,
St. Louis, MO 63128. Admission and parking are free. More
than 150 booths with crafters/vendors from across the Midwest. There will
be BBQ and a bake sale. More than 150 booths inside and outside featuring
unique handmade crafts, wood working, fine foods, candles, jewelry,
artwork, floral decor, scrapbooking materials, and countless creative
ideas! Come see what this year’s crafters have to bring to the table and
take part in activities the whole family will enjoy. For more information
call 314-849-9622. For vendor and show information visit
for a complete crafter/vendor application.
Click here for
more information and a map.
Cancelled South Side Sale Outdoor Flea
It's an outdoor market but our niche is it's COVERED.
www.stlustorage.com/southside-sale For more information call
Oct. 14 & 15 = Knox County Scenic Drive, a celebration of
Rural Heritage. Join us for the annual celebration here in
County, Illinois. The Knox County Scenic Drive is a self-guided
car tour, allowing you to navigate your way through the small towns of
Knox County, displaying the best they have to offer. You will encounter
old traditions, crafts and skills at each of the stops along the way. Two
one-room schoolhouses , four building listed on the National Register of
Historic Places, a railroad depot, an 1832 log cabin, museums and century
old chapels will be open for visitors to explore. Each stop emphasizes a
unique aspect of the rural heritage, but they are all bonded together by a
fun, friendly atmosphere with plenty to see and do for the entire family.
For more information visit
Oct. 14 & 15 = Autumn Days
Sale at Warson Woods Antique Gallery, 10091 Manchester Rd.
St. Louis, MO 63122.
For more information call 314-909-0123.
Oct. 15 = 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
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).
Oct. 20-22 = Vintage
Market Days of St. Louis.
It is an upscale vintage-inspired outdoor market featuring original art,
antiques, clothing, jewelry, handmade treasures, home décor, outdoor
furnishings, consumable yummies, seasonal plantings and a little more.
Located at Chesterfield Mall, 291 Chesterfield Mall Dr.,
Park at the Chesterfield Mall follow the signs. We are dog friendly,
wheelchair and stroller accessible and have handicap parking close to the
market location. We are a rain or shine outdoor event. Our event is on
concrete so no dirt or mud. Tickets can be bought online and at the gate.
Event Hours & Admission: Early Buying Event (3-Day Pass) $10 on Friday,
hours 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. General Admission (Sat/Sun) $5. Hours: Saturday
10:00 am to 5:00 pm and Sunday 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Admission for children
under 12 is free. Cash and credit card are accepted at the gate. Once
purchased, your ticket is good for re-entry into the event all weekend.
For more information and to purchase tickets visit
Oct. 21 & 22 = Belleville
Flea Market (third full weekend of every month, year
round). The Belleville Flea Market is Southern Illinois’ Premier Indoor &
Outdoor Market. With over 600 tables and 300-400 vendors, we get a wide
range of antiques, collectibles, merchandise to see to the public. Hours:
Sat. 9am-4pm, Sun. 9am-3pm. Free admission, parking $3.00. Largest &
original since 1975. Located at Belle-Clair Fairgrounds, Rt. 13 ( Just off
Rt. 159 & 13), Belleville,
Illinois. For more information call 618-233-0052 or visit
Oct. 21 & 22 = Missouri’s
French-German & Osage pasts come alive at Deutsch Country Days.
Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. More than eighty folkways and skills of our
German forefathers--just as they toiled more than 150 years ago--will be
presented at the living history weekend to observe, discover and learn how
our ancestors lived and progressed. The Pre-1800 area features a gunsmith,
French trappers, blacksmith, bow making and archery demonstrations. The
PRE-1800 area features a gunsmith, French trappers, blacksmith, bow
making, hide tanning and archery demonstrations. As you stroll along the
picturesque Osage Trail, lined with colorful autumn foliage, you discover
several Native American lodges, Teepees, Longhouses and a Wicki-up--all
authentically hand-reproduced by the volunteers. Each locale features
costumed reenactors demonstrating drum and flute making, flint napping,
tanning and more. All these educational and historic exhibits are located
on the Luxenhaus Farm, three miles northeast of
on Highway O and an hour west of St. Louis in Warren County. For
more information and for advance tickets visit
or call 636-433-5669.
for more information and a map.
Oct. 27 = Fourth Friday
Art Walk. Where: Historic District, Ste. Genevieve, MO
6367. Bring your friends and enjoy a leisurely stroll among the shops,
restaurants, and art galleries of downtown Ste. Genevieve. During 4th
Friday Art Walks, Ste. Genevieve art galleries offer visitors the
opportunity to view the works of local and regional artists displaying a
variety of art forms. Many businesses in the Historic District participate
by extending their store hours during the Fourth Friday Art Walk. Start
your tour at the Welcome Center where you can view two important art
collections and pick up a map to the participating downtown shops and
galleries. Refreshments may be served at various locations. This event is
sponsored by the Ste. Genevieve Downtown Renewal Project. For more
information call 800-373-7007
South Side Sale Outdoor Flea
Market. It's an
outdoor market but our niche is it's COVERED.
www.stlustorage.com/southside-sale For more information call
Oct. = 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 District.
Oct. 28 = Rural Heritage
Day. Hours: 10 am – 4 pm in the
Ste. Genevieve Missouri
Historic District. A day of history, reverie and
reminiscence. Come see how it used to be done. Enjoy antique tractor
display and plowing, draft horses, apple cider pressing, apple butter
making, corn grinding, lace making, wool spinning, fiddlers and singers,
games for youngster, blacksmithing and leatherworking. Tour the historic
homes. Admission: A donation of $3 is appreciated. For more information
call 800-373-7007 or visit
for more information and a map.
Oct. 28 = Déjà vu Spirit
Reunion. Hours: 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm at the Memorial
Cemetery in the Historic
District of Ste. Genvieve, MO. Would you like to hear the
story of a US Senator who has been buried three different times, a Civil
War colonel who died at the battle of Shiloh, meet up with a modern day
spirit of Missouri’s first US Representative, or one portraying the well
to do or the not so well to do from Ste. Genevieve’s history before 1880.
Visitors will experience these stories and more as the Foundation for
Restoration of Ste. Genevieve hosts its annual déjà vu Spirit Reunion. The
cemetery, established in 1787, includes the tombs and grave markers of the
area’s earliest French pioneers, other European emigrants, African
American slaves and freemen, Native Americans and a mass grave for victims
of a steamboat explosion. This family friendly living history program
provides visitors with an intimate look into the lifestyles and happenings
in Missouri’s oldest town during the late 18th and 19th centuries. Tour
the cemetery via lantern light and chat “face-to-face" with spirits clad
in traditional dress and enjoy a hauntingly good time. This event benefits
the Foundation's Memorial Cemetery restoration efforts. ADMISSION: Adults
$7/students $5. For more information call 573-883-9622 or visit
Oct. 29 = Great American
Paper Show. The show is in a NEW LOCATION. The Midwest's
Largest is held at the Holiday Inn South County, 6921 South Lindbergh,
St. Louis, Mo
(near intersection of I-55 and Lindbergh). Early Bird admission is $5 for
8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and general admission is $2 for 9:00 a.m. to 4:00
p.m. Breakfast and lunch will be available. For more information call
here for more information and a map.
Oct. = New online
E-course in antique appraising. 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;
mention Dept.275MW75. You
can also write to them at; the Asheford Institute of Antiques 981 Harbor
Blvd., Suite 3, Dept. 275MW75, Destin, FL 32541-2525
Oct. = Bittersweet and 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
Oct. = Visit East Main in Historic Washington, Missouri.
Located at 101 East Main in Washington, Mo. Open Tues. thru Sat. 10-5
and Sunday Noon to 5. For more information call 636-390-0115.
Oct. = 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
Our quality dealers offer all kinds of cool antiques, collectibles,
re-purposed, and vintage items to the public. We sell on consignment
Oct.= 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
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.
Oct. = 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.
Oct. = 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
Oct.= 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.
Oct.= 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
Oct.= 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.
Oct. = 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.