Featured Event March 31 & April 1 =
28th Metro East Postcard Show in Collinsville, Il.
24 dealers from throughout the US with thousands of postcards, stereo
views, and miscellaneous paper items for your purchasing pleasure. FREE
admission and FREE appraisals. Located at the VFW Hall, 1234 Vandalia,
Collinsville, Il. The VFW Hall is located on Highway 159 (called
Vandalia Street) and is easily accessible from Interstates 70 & 270, 255
and I-64. Hours: Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to
4:00 p.m. For more information call 618-531-4189.Click
here for more information and a map.
Featured Shop 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
The Asheford Program is an
internationally recognized, professional-level "Profit & Pleasure"
on the study of antiques, collectibles and appraising. Click
here for more information.
The first two weekends in October, the Spoon River Valley Scenic Drive Fall
Festival will be celebrated in Fulton County, IL and the surrounding community
of Elmwood in the neighboring Peoria County to the north. This unique Fall
Festival is a self-guided motor tour covering 140 miles of scenic roadways
through various villages/cities. You will find antiques and
collectibles, flea markets, fine arts and hand-made crafts, historic sites and
reenactments of historical events, and home-cooked food everywhere.
Fulton County is in West Central Illinois about 30 miles west of Peoria or 30
miles south of Galesburg. You may start the Scenic Drive entering Fulton County
from any direction. At the first site you stop be sure to get an official
Program Book. This will give you a map of Fulton County with all the official
stops well marked, a listing of activities at each site and pieces of history
about the sites. The Program Book is filled with a wealth of information on the
There is something for everyone to see and do along all the sites and areas
whether itís historical, crafts, foods, or the beauty of fall in Spoon River
Country, come by for a visit this fall.
Your Midwest resource for Fun and Adventure with antique, specialty and boutique shops, day
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for ease of use. The comprehensive Calendar of Events page
has detailed event listings.
All pages include Google maps with driving directions.
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