Featured Event Feb. 24 =
The Great American Paper Show in
St. Louis, Mo. Located at
theHoliday Inn South County, 6921 South Lindbergh near
intersection of I-55 and Lindbergh, St. Louis, MO 63125. Admission:
Early Bird 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. $5, General admission 9:00 a.m. to 3:00
pm. $2. Lunch available. For more information call 314-822-7174.
here for more information and a map.
Featured Shop Manhattan Antique
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
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 it’s 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
trips to historic towns and entertaining events.
historic towns and shopping guide is organized
for ease of use. The comprehensive Calendar of Events page
has detailed event listings.
All pages include Google maps with driving directions.
History comes alive in the Midwest.
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