Tag Archives: flea markets

On the Road to… Texas

On the Road to... Texas

The Great State of Texas has it all – historic attractions such as the Alamo in San Antonio, world-class museums, the Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center in Houston, great food, shopping… And in the spring and fall, the Round Top antique shows which attract over 5,000 vendors and 100,000 shoppers to this rural part of […]

On the Road to… Georgia

On the Road to... Georgia

Georgia, the Peach State, has a rich and sweeping history that spans almost three centuries and many important events. Named for King George II of England, Georgia is known for peanuts, pecans, peaches and antiques. SHOWS 12th Semi-Annual Braselton Antique & Holiday Festival October 23-25 Downtown Braselton, GA 120 booths. Free admission, good food and […]

Collector's Showcase: June 2015

Collector's Showcase: June 2015

Museum Sommelier The collecting of wine and related accessories is not a unique or exclusive hobby, but for Jim McCormick it is a lifetime passion that has resulted in a collection that represents the history of viticulture and wine making in the state of California. Jim started his collection over 30 years ago by buying […]

On the Road to… California

California has it all in June – fun in the sun weather, beaches, the mountains, wine, music, museums… and outdoor flea markets and antique shows up and down the coast, and throughout the state. ANTIQUE SHOWS, FLEA MARKETS, COLLECTIBLE EVENTS Pasadena Antique Show and Sale May 29-31, 11am-7pm Pasadena, CA  www.bustamante-shows.com The Pasadena Antique Show […]

On the Road to… Michigan

On the Road to... Michigan

May in Michigan means springtime fun and sunny weather. From outdoor antiques festivals to Memorial Day celebrations, it’s a great time of year to enjoy Michigan’s many offerings   ANTIQUE SHOWS & EVENTS Michigan Antique Festivals – Davisburg May 2 – 3 Springfield Oaks County Park 12451 Andersonville Rd., Davisburg, MI www.miantiquefestival.com Michigan’s Largest Antique […]

On the Road to… Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania is a state rich in history, which extends to the many shops, shows, auction houses, museums, and events that showcase its heritage. ANTIQUE SHOWS, FLEA MARKETS & EVENTS 18th Century Artisan Show April 10-11, 2015 Bedford County Historical Society, Bedford, PA Up to 40 authentic 18th century vendors. Paintings, pottery, jewelry, silver, copper ware, […]

The Business of Doing Business: The Best of Ed Welch

The Business of Doing Business in Antiques The Best of Ed Welch By Ed Welch As many of you are aware, our friend Ed Welch passed away in October, 2012. His wisdom and entrepreneurial spirit will be greatly missed. At the request of many of our loyal readers we’ve decided to publish some of their […]

Antique Marketplace Structure: Flea Market Trade, Pickers, Wholesale Dealers, and More

Antique Marketplace Structure, The Business of Doing Business in Antiques, The Journal of Arts and Collectibles – November 2002 Antique Marketplace Structure The business of the antique trade takes place in a tiered marketplace consisting of 10 levels. The difference between levels is SELLING PRICE. Generally, lower price items with a value of less than […]