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Aug. 20 = 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).

 

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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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Aug. 20 = 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).
 

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Aug. 25 = Fourth Friday Art Walk. Where: Historic District, Ste. Genevieve, MO. 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

Aug. 26 & 27 = South Side Sale Outdoor Flea Market. It's an outdoor market but our niche is it's COVERED. So if it rains you can stay dry while shopping. We have fresh produce, antiques, collectibles, oddities, new items, re-purposed items and more. We also have the Kids Creation Korner where kids get to do a free craft while the parents shop. Located at 4327 Gustine Ave, St. Louis, MO 63116. 2nd and 4th weekends of each month thru November. Hours: Sat. 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m and Sunday 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. www.facebook.com/southsidesale or www.stlustorage.com/southside-sale For more information call 314-449-6063.
 

Aug. = 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; www.asheford.com,  mention Dept.275MW74. You can also write to them at; the Asheford Institute of Antiques 981 Harbor Blvd., Suite 3, Dept. 275MW74, Destin, FL 32541-2525

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September
 

Sept. 1 & 2 = 42nd Annual St. Louis Gateway Postcard Show. 25+ dealers. Free Parking. Free Appraisals. Drawings for $10 shopping vouchers. Food available on site. Located at the VFW Hall, 1234 Vandalia Street (Hwy. 159) in Collinsville, IL, 15 minutes from the Arch. Easily accessible from Interstates 270, 70, 55 & 64. Hours: Friday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. For more information call 618-531-4189.We are proud of the reputation that our show has achieved. It is considered one of the top shows in the mid-west and we consistently have a waiting list of dealers wanting to set up. The Gateway show is one of the few that offers free admission plus free parking, free appraisals, and daily attendance prizes. There is also delicious food available on site. There is an excellent mix of friendly dealers to accommodate your desires whether you are a veteran collector, a beginner, or just someone who wants to know about our great post card hobby. With the thousands of post cards that will be available, you are sure to find something to your liking in all price ranges, whether it be a topic, holiday greetings, state view, real photo or foreign card. For the past 9 years, our show has been under the superb leadership of Tom and Pat Snyder, who with the assistance of several Gateway Club members, have made our shows a huge success. If you have questions or need more information about the show or club, please contact Tom at 618-531-4189 or by e-mail at the.snyders@charter.net. Click here for more information and a map.
 

Sept. 2 & 3 = WHS Band Parents 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 12' 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.
 

Sept. 2 & 3 - The Midwest's Premiere Event, The 47th St. Louis Antique Festival. The show is located at the Belle Clair Fairgrounds, 200 South Belt E., Belleville, IL 62220. Hours are Sat. 10am-6pm and Sunday 10am -4pm. Glass/pottery repair specialist is scheduled to attend. Eighty premium world class dealers spaces in a 30,000 s.f. comfortable showroom. Spacious and full menu concessions area. Free and close parking. Find the collectibles you have been looking for. The Antique Festivals regularly feature top quality antique dealers from 30+ states displaying and selling items including: Dresden, Meissen, porcelain, jewelry, Nippon, knives, Orientalia, art glass, art pottery, bronzes, Art Deco, Art Nouveau, paintings, furniture, silver, china, country store, quilts, clocks, French Cameo glass, lamps, photographs, Civil War, coins, dolls, toys, signs, sports, advertising, Paper, glassware, prints, statuary, majolica, old west memorabilia, tools, musical instruments, linens, collectibles, Tiffany, and more. Many of the dealers are Associated Antiques Dealers of America members. For more information call 608-346-3797.
 

Sept. 1, 2 & 3 = Labor Day Sale at three antique malls. Hours: 10-6 Malls include St. Mary Antique Mall, 777 Seventh Street, St. Mary, Mo. (573-543-2800), St. Clair Antique Mall, 315 Salem Place, Fairview Heights, IL. (618-628-1650) and Antique Treasures Antique Mall, 920 East Woodlawn Dr, Farmington, MO (573-431-4866). For more information visit www.missouriantiquemalls.com
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Sept. 9 & 10 = South Side Sale Outdoor Flea Market. It's an outdoor market but our niche is it's COVERED. So if it rains you can stay dry while shopping. We have fresh produce, antiques, collectibles, oddities, new items, re-purposed items and more. We also have the Kids Creation Korner where kids get to do a free craft while the parents shop. Located at 4327 Gustine Ave, St. Louis, MO 63116. 2nd and 4th weekends of each month thru November. Hours: Sat. 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m and Sunday 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. www.facebook.com/southsidesale or www.stlustorage.com/southside-sale For more information call 314-449-6063.

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Sept. 15, 16 & 17 = 69th Annual Okawville, Illinois Fair and Wheat Festival in the Community Park. The three day event will start Friday evening with the Miss Okawville Fair Queen Judging and an open air dance in the park with music. Evening arm bands will be used on all three days (hours vary). Single tickets may be purchased and some rides take multiple tickets.. Saturday events include washer tournament, kiddie tractor pull, exhibit hall opens, antique tractor pull, rides, outdoor stage entertainment. Sunday events include parade, exhibit hall open and the Okawville High School band concert. All weekend is the Corn Box for kids, a play area for small children, free admission for events not requiring arm bands or tickets and free parking. Click here for more information and a schedule.
 

Sept. 17 = 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).
 

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Sept. 22 = Fourth Friday Art Walk. Where: Historic District, Ste. Genevieve, MO. 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

Sept. 23 & 24 = South Side Sale Outdoor Flea Market. It's an outdoor market but our niche is it's COVERED. So if it rains you can stay dry while shopping. We have fresh produce, antiques, collectibles, oddities, new items, re-purposed items and more. We also have the Kids Creation Korner where kids get to do a free craft while the parents shop. Located at 4327 Gustine Ave, St. Louis, MO 63116. 2nd and 4th weekends of each month thru November. Hours: Sat. 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m and Sunday 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. www.facebook.com/southsidesale or www.stlustorage.com/southside-sale For more information call 314-449-6063.

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Sept. = 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 www.facebook.com/BittersweetandBarbedWire.


Sept. = 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.


Sept. = 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!


Sept.= 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.


Sept. = 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.


Sept. = 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.


Sept..= 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.


Sept. = 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!


Sept. = 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.


Sept. = 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. 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.
 

 

October - partial listing

Oct. 1 = Annual Sorento Fall Festival (formerly the Historic Ripson Bridge Fall Festival). Proceeds to support the Ripson Bridge. The Festival is located on Main Street in Sorento, Il. which is in Bond County, Illinois. Directions: Interstate 55 take exit 37 go east & follow the signs. Hwy 127 go to the Sorento Road and go West to Sorento. Hwy 140 North on the Pokey Road follow the signs to Sorento. Interstate 70 get off the Pocahontas exit 36 go North to Hwy 127 then follow the signs to Sorento. Hope to see you all! For more information visit www.ripsonbridgefestival.com . Hours are 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Come and enjoy some good down home cookin' , live music, old time crafts and the great countryside. Don't forget your lawn chair so you can enjoy the beautiful countryside while eatin' kettle corn and listening to some great music. For more information call 314-566-0599. Click here for more information and a map.
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Oct. 7 & 8 = Knox County Scenic Drive, a celebration of Rural Heritage. Join us for the annual celebration here in Knox 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 www.knoxcountyscenicdrive.com
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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 www.gwrymca.org/southcounty  for a complete crafter/vendor application. Click here for more information and a map.

Oct. 14 & 15 = South Side Sale Outdoor Flea Market. It's an outdoor market but our niche is it's COVERED. So if it rains you can stay dry while shopping. We have fresh produce, antiques, collectibles, oddities, new items, re-purposed items and more. We also have the Kids Creation Korner where kids get to do a free craft while the parents shop. Located at 4327 Gustine Ave, St. Louis, MO 63116. 2nd and 4th weekends of each month thru November. Hours: Sat. 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m and Sunday 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. www.facebook.com/southsidesale or www.stlustorage.com/southside-sale For more information call 314-449-6063.

Oct. 14 & 15 = Knox County Scenic Drive, a celebration of Rural Heritage. Join us for the annual celebration here in Knox 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 www.knoxcountyscenicdrive.com


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 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).

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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 Marthasville, MO on Highway O and an hour west of St. Louis in Warren County. For more information and for advance tickets visit www.deutschcountrydays.org  or call 636-433-5669. Click here for more information and a map.

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Oct. 28 & 29 = South Side Sale Outdoor Flea Market. It's an outdoor market but our niche is it's COVERED. So if it rains you can stay dry while shopping. We have fresh produce, antiques, collectibles, oddities, new items, re-purposed items and more. We also have the Kids Creation Korner where kids get to do a free craft while the parents shop. Located at 4327 Gustine Ave, St. Louis, MO 63116. 2nd and 4th weekends of each month thru November. Hours: Sat. 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m and Sunday 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. www.facebook.com/southsidesale or www.stlustorage.com/southside-sale For more information call 314-449-6063.

 

           


        

 

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