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Marburger Farm Acquired by  Annual Cape Cod Glass Show

            Texas Trailblazer                                                 September 18 and 19

            ROUND TOP, TX – One of America’s meccas for antique and design    SOUTH YARMOUTH, MA –
            shopping, Marburger Farm Antique Show, has been acquired by a group led   The 33rd Annual Cape Cod Glass
            by Brook Partners. The Dallas-based real estate development firm owns,   Show and Sale will be held on
            operates and founded the Dallas Art Fair and Fashion Industry Gallery, the   Saturday, September 18 and
            venue where the acclaimed international boutique fair takes place annually   Sunday September 19, 2021.
            in the heart of the Dallas Arts District.                         Show hours are 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
               Established in 1997, Marburger Farm Antique Show is one of the must-  Saturday and noon - 4 p.m.
            shop venues of the Round Top Antiques Show, held the last two weeks of   Sunday. The Cape Cod Glass
            October for the Fall Show and the final two weeks of March for the Spring   Club (chapter of the National
            Show. (A third, smaller show at the end of January serves as a gateway to the   American Glass Club) is thrilled
            Spring Show.)                                                     to announce a new location for
               Marburger Farm is one of                                       the show. It will now be located
            the most anticipated destina-                                     at the Cultural Center of Cape
            tions of the approximately 80                                     Cod, 307 Old Main Street, South
            show venues that comprise the                                     Yarmouth, MA (use exit 75—old
            antiques-and-design conver-                                       exit 8—on the mid-Cape high-
            gence that draws more than                                        way).  The Center boasts attrac-
            100,000 visitors each spring                                      tive facilities and hosting services
            and fall to experience the thrill                                 (free parking and handicapped
            of sourcing finds in the fields,                                  services).
            tents, barns and other preserved                                     The show will feature glass
            buildings of this historic hamlet                                 exhibitors of national reputation
            and surrounding Texas countryside.                                and glass collectors of many inter-
               In the acquisition announcement, Brook Partners CEO John Sughrue   ests – early and collectible American
            says, “The Marburger Farm Antique Show is a Texas icon, and we are   blown, cut and pattern glass; antique
            privileged to be passed the baton as the latest stewards of this storied event.   and contemporary European glass;
            We are fortunate to assume the Show’s ownership and its culture of   antique art glass and studio glass.
            excellence from the Mebus and Ferguson families. We intend to preserve   In addition, the show will have a free appraisal booth plus the Club
            the DNA and heritage of the Marburger experience while building on the   will be raffling off an exquisite vase made by David McDermott and
            success of the Show to add layers of new opportunities.”          hand engraved by James Poore. There is also a discounted admission
               Source: Paper City Magazine                                    price (with ad or card) that will attract new and past customers to this
                                                                                                                      long-standing event. Visit
                                                                                                                      the Cape Cod Glass
                                                                                                                      Club’s     web      site,
                                                                                                                        for a downloadable dis-
                                                                                                                         count card.
                                                                                                                            For more informa-
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