Featured Event June 22-25 = Annual
Galesburg Illinois Railroad Days.
The presence of exceptional rail facilities has greatly influenced
Galesburg's development as a commercial and industrial center in Western
Illinois. Galesburg salutes the railroad's contribution during the
annual Galesburg Railroad Days celebration that is held the fourth
weekend of June. Events include: Galesburg Jaycees Rib Cook-Off, OAKS
Flea Market & Dinner, Galesburg Railroad Museum exhibits, On-Track
Displays, Railyard Bus Tour, Galesburg Historical Society Flea Market,
Model Train & Railroadiana Show, Antique Tractor Display, Military
Vehicle Display, Toy Show at Carl Sandburg College, Carnival, Street
Fair and Much More. Whether you're a railroad enthusiast or looking for
events for the entire family, you will find it at Galesburg Railroad
Days. Download a complete event brochure at
Featured Shop Visit Southern Memories
and Cottage Rose Tea Room. They are located on Old Highway
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
The Asheford Program is an
internationally recognized, professional-level "Profit & Pleasure"
on the study of antiques, collectibles and appraising. Click
here for more information.
Come see what our customers have been raving
about! Don't miss this dazzling array of unique home furnishings and
decorative accessories you won't find anywhere else. Make your interior come
alive with handmade reproductions of antique American country & formal furniture, historic replicas, whimsical contemporary folk art, seasonal Halloween & Christmas items
and some original antiques. Our award-winning artisans and craftsmen have
been named the best in the nation by Early American Life magazine. Located
at Kane County Fairgrounds in St. Charles, IL.
It is a beautiful
September day here in the Midwest and
the Old Sawmill is starting up. The American Flag is being raised and
breakfast is being served out of the chicken coop Café.
Someone blows the whistle on a large Steam Engine and people are starting to
arrive to enjoy the day out on a working farm. Located in Highland,
March is the
time to plan a visit to the Annual St. Louis Antique Bottle & Jar Show.
Discover antique bottles, fruit jars, pottery, breweriana, insulators and
related advertising. Located in St. Louis, MO.
The Lincoln Land Depression Era Glass &
Pottery Club will host its annual show and sale in April. Depression glass items are those made during the
Depression Years in America. They were made inexpensively by machine and
sold through "5 and 10 cent" stores or given away as publicity items or
premiums. Included, too, are "Elegant Glass" items sold through Department
and Jewelry Stores.
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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