Please verify date and time before traveling to any events.
Dec. 6, 7 & 8 =
Secondhand Chic Marketplace in St.
Charles, MO. We're only
open on the first full weekend of every month ~ come early for the best
selection! (Friday & Saturday 10-5; Sunday 12-5). We are a unique little
shop specializing in vintage, rustic, farmhouse, chippy, shabby,
industrial, refurbished furniture and home decor items. Our creative
vendors are the best around! They are constantly seeking out unique
treasures that are ready to be loved again and shared with you. Then all
the goods are staged beautifully so we can offer an exciting new
presentation every single month. All this and more at the best prices in
town! Located at 910 North Second St, St. Charles MO, 63301. For more
Dec. 7 & 8 =
36th Annual Country Christmas
Stroll in Okawville, IL.
Hours: Sat. 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sun. 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Okawville, Illinois is located at Exit 41 on I-64, east of St. Louis, Mo.
For more information call Okawville Chamber of Commerce at 618-243-5694.
Attractions include: Craft Fair (both days), Flea Market & Vendor
Show(both days), House Tours (both days), business stroll (both days and
includes attendance prizes, pick up your brochure and have it stamped at
each location), call for more information. Festival of Trees - both days
at the Community Club. Breakfast with Santa Claus on Saturday at 9:00 a.m.
All ages welcome. Call 618-243-5694 for reservations and information on
the Breakfast with Santa Claus. Museums are open and decorated and there
is a hospitality area. Okawville has long enjoyed its reputation as home
to the only remaining mineral springs resort in Illinois. For many years
excursion trains brought guests to the baths for the therapeutic effects
of the mineral water. Originally founded as Bridgeport in 1838, it wasn't
until the mid 1870s that Germans immigrated, renaming the community
Okawville. As you drive or stroll through the streets of town you can't
help noticing the community's German heritage reflected in its well-kept
homes with their neatly trimmed lawns and lovely landscaped yards. The
residents of Okawville invite you to visit their quaint community. It is a
charming place offering gracious hospitality and quiet relaxation. For
more information visit
Dec. 7 & 8 =
Holiday Christmas Festival in
Historic Downtown Ste. Genevieve, MO.
Hours: Sat. 10:00 am to 6:30pm, Sun. 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm. Experience a
wonderland of festivities during the annual Holiday Christmas Festival. A
cultural celebration of 500 years of holiday themed music performed by
renowned musicians from across the region is featured at free performances
in historic churches and other downtown venues. Other activities include a
Christmas parade, caroling, colonial decorations, free pictures with Santa
for the little ones, the Art Guild Art Show & Sale, downtown shop
refreshments, some historic site open houses, and an old-fashioned
Christmas Tree lighting ceremony on Saturday evening at the Welcome
Center! Free. For more information visit
Dec. 7 =
LeReveillon (A French Christmas)
at the Felix Valle State Historic Site in Historic Ste. Genevieve, MO.
TIME: 1:00pm - 5:00pm. Enjoy this annual holiday celebration highlighting
the music, customs, and crafts of an early French Colonial Christmas in
Ste. Genevieve. The celebration, known as Le Reveillon, will feature
costumed guides that will explain the early 19th century customs of
Christmas. The event will also feature traditional foods of the period
along with refreshments and traditional music. For more information, visit
http://www.visitstegen.com . LOCATION: Felix Valle State Historic
Site. COST: Free/ WEBSITE:
PHONE: 573.883.7102. For more information call 800-373-7007 or visit
Dec. 7 & 8 =
Christmas Shopping Spree at four
different antique malls. Hours: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Visit
Warson Woods Antique Gallery, 10091 Manchester, St. Louis, MO 63122,
314-909-0123, or South County Antique Mall, 13208 Tesson Ferry Rd., St.
Louis, MO 63128, 314-842-5566 or St. Charles Antique Mall, 1 Charlestowne
Plaza, St. Charles, MO 63303, 636-939-4178 or St. Clair Antique Mall, 315
Salem Place, Fairview Heights, MO 62208, 618-628-1650. For more
Dec. 21 & 22 =
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
Dec. 31 =
La Guignolèe [French New Year's
Eve Singers] in Ste. Genevieve, MO Historic District. Hours:
6:30pm to Midnight. The Ste. Genevieve ‘La Guignolee" singing troupe will
run their circuit of the Ste. Genevieve historic district. Dressed in
bizarre and somewhat archaic costumes, the revelers wander from place to
place on New Year’s Eve, singing a beggars' song for favors. Make a dinner
reservation at a restaurant to see the troupe as they make their rounds.
For more information visit
APPRAISAL SCHOOL HAS ONLINE E-COURSE.
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. 275MW89. You can also write to them
at; the Asheford Institute of Antiques 981 Harbor Blvd., Suite 3, Dept.
275MW89 Destin, FL 32541-2525
Check with all shops for Holiday and Winter
The Hill Antique
Market, 4923 Daggett Ave.,
St. Louis, MO 63110. For more information visit
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
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
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 District in 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. 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
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
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.
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.