On the Road to… Tennessee

On the Road to... Tennessee

Rock, Soul, Blues, Country Music… Tennessee is a state for music lovers and antique lovers.
The Tennessee Antique Trail, provided by TennesseeAntiqueTrail.com, provides over 100 places to visit and browse as you pass through this beautiful state. And while you are in Tennessee, don’t forget about all the great museums and attractions that can add so much to your visit!
UPCOMING SHOWS
Bella Vintage Marketplace
August 28-30
615-781-3000 – www.bellavintage.org
Historic Harlinsdale Farm, Franklin, TN
AGAPE of Nashville, TN hosts this vintage market once a year to raise money so that they can continue to serve Middle Tennessee children and families in need of crisis care, maternity counseling and adoption. Come for exceptional shopping from top vendors nationwide featuring Vintage and Antique Home Decor, Handmade Jewelry and Artisan Goods.
“Days of the Pioneer” Antique Show
September 11-12, 2015
www.daysofthepioneer.com
Museum of Appalachia, 2819 Andersonville Hwy Clinton, TN
Located on the beautiful grounds of the Museum of Appalachia, the “Days of the Pioneer” Antique Show has already been touted as the premier antique show in the country! This show features over sixty of the finest selection of 18th & 19th century Antique Dealers.
5th Annual Arts & Antiques Festival
September 12, 2015 – 10am – 4pm
105 South Main Street Goodlettsville
Showcasing antiques, art, local restaurants and businesses. The festival will focus on historic Main Street, with tents and vendors spilling over to several side streets. Bring along your treasures for antique appraisals, browse art shows and antiques stores, and enjoy delicious treats at the Goodlettsville Food Court. Live music all day in the gazebo near City Hall. Fun activities for all ages! Free Admission.
55th Annual West Tennessee Collectors Club Coin Show
September 12- 13, 2015
309 North Parkway Jackson, TN – Madison County Agricultural Extension Service Auditorium
Sponsored by the West Tennessee Collectors Club.  U. S. and foreign coins, ancient coins, tokens, gold and silver, paper money, Confederate money, supplies for the collector, books, Civil War and other historic documents, watches, jewelry, and other collectibles will be bought and sold by dealers (all of them primarily coin or currency dealers) from several states. Free Admission.
Dixie Gas
September 10-12, 2015
Highway 411 between Sevierville & Newport, TN
Dixie Gas is a unique show made up of gas and oil collectibles, antique toys, pedal cars, license plates, automobilia, and just about anything that was found in an old country store.  It is a collectors dream.  Dixie Gas is the largest show of its kind held in the Southeast.
27th Annual Mile Long Yard Sale
October 3
Main Street, Watertown, TN
Approximately 200 vendors, selling everything from antiques to socks and everything in between at this popular spring and fall event.
Clinch River Antiques Festival
Saturday, October 10, 9am – 5pm
Clinton, TN (off I-75)
Spend the day in Clinton, where the downtown streets and alleys feature 100 additional antique dealers and a few local artisans in an old fashioned street fair.

FLEA MARKETS
Nashville Flea Market
500 Wedgewood Avenue (Exit 81) Nashville, TN
September 25-27, Fri. 8am-5pm, Sat. 7am-6pm, Sun 7am-4pm
Approximately 800 to 1200 dealers and vendors from 30 states offer their wares to the buying public every month. With an average of 2000 booths, The Tennessee Magazine and Busy Bee Trader continue to vote the Nashville Flea Market as the #1 FLEA MARKET in Tennessee. Free Admission. $5 parking.
MUSEUM EXHIBITIONS

Abraham Lincoln Library & Museum
423-869-6235 – www.lmunet.edu/museum
6965 Cumberland Gap Parkway, Harrogate, TN
Located on the beautiful campus of Lincoln Memorial University in Harrogate, Tennessee, the Abraham Lincoln Library and Museum houses one of the most diverse Lincoln and Civil War collections in the country.
Country Music Hall of Fame
615-416-2001 – www.countrymusichalloffame.org
222 Fifth Avenue South Nashville, TN
The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum seeks to collect, preserve, and interpret the evolving history and traditions of country music.
Dollywood Theme Park
800-365-5996 – www.dollywood.com
2700 Dollywood Parks Blvd., Pigeon Forge
Known for its down-home charm, this world famous 150-acre theme park is as unique as its namesake and owner Dolly Parton.
Graceland
800-238-2000 – www.graceland.com
3734 Elvis Presley Boulevard, Memphis, TN
An unforgettable journey into the private world of Elvis Presley.
Memphis Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum
901-205-2533 – www.memphisrocknsoul.org
191 Beale Street, Memphis, TN
The Memphis Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum tells the story of musical pioneers who, for the love of music, overcame racial and socio-economic barriers to create the music that shook the entire world.
Titanic Pigeon Forge
800-381-7670 – www.titanicpigeonforge.com
2134 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN
Receive a Boarding Pass of an actual Titanic passenger/crew member, view $4.5 million + of Titanic artifacts, walk the $1 Million exact replica of Titanic’s Grand Staircase, touch an iceberg and feel 28-degree water, shovel “coal” in Titanic’s Boiler Room, and so much more. A true Titanic experience!
AUCTION HOUSES
Check web sites for upcoming auction dates
Case Antiques
865-558-3033 – www.caseantiques.com
2240 Sutherland Avenue, Knoxville, TN
Music City Auction
615-335-6261 – www.musiccityauction.net
114 George L. Davis Blvd., Nashville, TN
Buttermilk Road Auction & Antique Market
865-376-5912 – www.facebook.com/buttermilkroadauction
144 Antique Lane, Lenoir City, TN

Shops Around Town

Ed Livingston
Nostalgic Antiques & Collectibles
843-830-1792 – 333 Parkway, Pidgeon Forge, TN
Neon signs, clocks, train horns, tractor seats, pedal cars, tin signs, old thermometers, auto stuff, and more!
Attalla’s Treasures in the Streets Antique Show
256-504-7810 – Facebook.com/AttallaTreasuresInTheStreets
Historic downtown Attalla, AL – Just 60 miles south of Chattanooga, TN
Friday and Saturday, September 11 & 12, 2015; May 13 & 14, 2016
Event Coordinator Theresa Hawkins
An award winning antiques show with vendors from all over the southeastern US, this two-day event is fast becoming a premier show for the region. Southern Hospitality is the norm for Attalla. Join/Come to the show! You’ll be glad you did.
Park House Antiques
423-638-5776 – Facebook.com/ParkHouseAntiques
310 South Cutler Street Greeneville, TN
Open Tues-Sat 10-5:30, Sun 1-5:30
Located in the former McCarter Lumber Company building, Bennie and Tom are living their retirement dream at their lovely antique shop with “one of the prettiest front porches of any stores around,” according to one of their many fans. This large shop offers beautiful antiques from the owners and select dealers at fair prices with friendly service.

On the Road to… Tennessee