Take a leisurely drive down Highway 64 to find bargains

Take a leisurely drive down Highway 64 to find bargains

August 2022 … 

Take a leisurely drive down
Highway 64 to find bargains

The 23rd year of Bargains Galore on Highway 64 will take bargain hunters from Fort Smith to Beebe, Aug. 11-13.

Sellers setting up shop at stops along the highway throughout Central Arkansas will be selling a variety of gently used items, including clothing, furniture, antiques, crafts and collectibles. Stop for a bite and a rest at a number of food trucks and live music locations throughout.

For more information, e-mail bgaloreon64@gmail.com or visit the event’s Facebook page (“Bargains Galore on 64 – 2022”).

 

 

Iron Horse Marketplace in Perryville, AR

Bargains Galore on 64

Furniture, art, glassware, and lamps are just a few items waiting for a new home during the Bargains Galore on Highway 64. (Image courtesy of Facebook)

Marvel at the power of steam during annual Antique Machinery Show

Marvel at the power of steam during annual Antique Machinery Show

August 2022 … 

Marvel at the power of steam during annual Antique Machinery Show

The annual Antique Machinery Show returns to Sterling on Aug. 14 to showcase antique tractors, classic cars and vintage trucks and other mechanical wonders in action.

The show, sponsored by the Deer Creek Sodbusters, is now in its 40th year, and offers something for adults, kids, and everyone in between. The event will include an opening church service, machinery demonstrations, live music, a World War II storyteller, a parade, and a kids straw pile scavenger hunt. Refreshments will be available for purchase at the show’s food stand, and a craft and flea market will welcome shoppers from all around. Electrical hookups for RVs and campers are available, and those wishing to register as a vendor must contact Denise Wolff at 402-866-2122.

For a full schedule, visit www.deercreeksodbusters.org.

 

 

 

 

Iron Horse Marketplace in Perryville, AR

Deer Creek Sodbusters

Antique tractors and other vintage farm machinery will be on display at the Antique Machinery Show, Aug. 14 in Sterling, (Image courtesy of Deer Creek Sodbusters/Facebook)

Day celebrates the history, heritage of small Kansas town

Day celebrates the history, heritage of small Kansas town

August 2022 … 

Day celebrates the history, heritage
of small Kansas town

An entire day packed with fun will introduce residents and visitors alike to Yoder as Yoder Heritage Day returns to the city’s historic downtown on Aug. 27.

The festival, which traditionally takes place on the fourth Saturday of August each year, will kick off with a pancake and sausage breakfast at 6 a.m., so bring your appetite. The festivities begin with the opening of the Vendor Village, where local crafters will sell their handmade items. The remainder of the day includes a parade, live music, an antique tractor pull, a quilt and craft auction, a draft horse pull, and pony events. The day concludes with a firework show at dusk.

A full schedule of the day’s events is available at www.yoderkansas.com/heritage-day. Follow the event on Facebook at ‘Yoder Heritage Day’ for the latest information.

 

 

 

Iron Horse Marketplace in Perryville, AR

Yoder Heritage Day

Yoder Heritage Day will interest crafters and quilters alike, with displays and quilting supplies for sale. (Image courtesy of Yoder Heritage Day/Facebook)

At Leavenworth Live, it’s time to boogie

At Leavenworth Live, it’s time to boogie

August 2022 … 

At Leavenworth Live, it’s time to boogie

Get ready to grab your sweetie and shake off the summer heat as Leavenworth Main Street brings its free concert series, Leavenworth Live, to town with a performance by local rock-horn band Brass Rewind. The performance will take place Aug. 13 in Haymarket Square in Leavenworth. Brass Rewind specializes in music from some of the great musicians of the past, including Stevie Wonder, Gladys Knight, Steely Dan, and Chicago.

For more information on Brass Rewind, visit www.brassrewindkc.com. For more Leavenworth events this summer, visit www.leavenworthmainstreet.com.

 

 

Iron Horse Marketplace in Perryville, AR

Brass Rewind band

Trombone player Michael Eaton and his bandmates from Brass Rewind will play in downtown Leavenworth, KS, as part of the Leavenworth Live concert series. (Image courtesy of Brass Rewind/Facebook)

First Wednesdays at Greenwood Vintage Market allow shoppers to stay out late

First Wednesdays at Greenwood Vintage Market allow shoppers to stay out late

August 2022 … 

First Wednesdays at Greenwood Vintage Market allow shoppers to stay out late

Mark your calendar for August 3 and get a babysitter for the kids – you’ll be out late shopping at Greenwood Vintage Market’s First Wednesday event. 

The event welcomes shoppers until 8 p.m. to browse the new deals on display at the store’s expansive mazes of booths. If you don’t have dinner plans, be sure to stop by one of the food trucks in the parking lot, and wash it down with a glass of wine from beverage caterer Embrace the Grape. Live musical entertainment will also be on site.

Greenwood Vintage Market’s next First Wednesday event will be Sept. 7.

For more information, visit their Facebook page; you also can call the store at 816-537-7172.

 

Iron Horse Marketplace in Perryville, AR

Greenwood Vintage Market

Jeannie has some absolutely wonderful pieces!!

Elsie Bell’s sidewalk sale back by popular demand

August 2022 … 

Elsie Bell’s sidewalk sale back
by popular demand

For only the second time in its history, Elsie Bell’s Antique Mall in Independence will give its dealers and friends an opportunity to clean out their booths, closets and basements by hosting a sidewalk sale. Prices are slashed on existing merch and not-seen-before items are brought in as well for this six-hour event, which has received rave reviews from customers for its low, low prices.

The sale runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 20 in front of Elsie Bell’s Antique Mall, 1101 S. Crysler (23rd and Crysler) in Independence MO. (10’ x 10’ spaces are also available to outside dealers at a cost of $20/booth as space permits.)

Call 816-832-8711 for further information.

 

 

 

The Mother Road is calling you at Route 66 Festival

The Mother Road is calling you at Route 66 Festival

August 2022 … 

The Mother Road is calling to you at the
Route 66 Festival

Lovers of classic cars and Route 66 culture can get their kicks at the annual Route 66 Festival, Aug. 11-13 in downtown Springfield.
The festival, a celebration of all things Route 66, will feature a classic car and truck show, a parade, a poker run, live music, a parade, and historical exhibits on Route 66 itself. New to the festival this year is the Route 66 Kickoff Concert and Street Party, with music from the Emerald City Band.

“This Thursday night concert will also provide a chance for community members and visitors alike to celebrate coming out of the pandemic and set the stage for future economic vitality and recovery efforts to be promoted during and following the highly anticipated festival,” according to festival organizers on the event’s website.

For more information, visit www.route66festivalsgf.com.

 

 

Slater St. Antiques in Merriam

The Emerald City Band

The Emerald City Band will kick off Springfield’s annual Route 66 on Aug. 11 with a free concert and street party. (Image courtesy of Emerald City Band)

Slater Street Antiques opening in Merriam

Slater Street Antiques opening in Merriam

August 2022 … 

Slater Street Antiques opening in Merriam

Slater Street Antiques will host its grand opening Tuesday, Aug. 2, from 11 a.m to 5 p.m. The new antique store, located at 5905 Slater St. in Merriam is housed in two buildings including a white, two-story house built at the turn of the century. The spot has been an antique lover’s paradise for decades, first as Mundy’s Antiques in the 1980s and then Campbell & Co. Antiques.

“We will be creating a fresh new look for this location and offering an eclectic mix of dealers featuring all types of great vintage and antique merchandise for your home or office,” Slater St.’s website reads.

The merchant is still accepting vendor applications; potential vendors must have an active presence on social media in order to be considered.

To apply to be a vendor or for more information, visit www.slaterstantiques.com or visit the business on Facebook or Instagram.

 

Slater St. Antiques in Merriam

Slater St. Antiques in Merriam

Slater St. Antiques in Merriam will be open this summer, selling a variety of mid-century modern, antique and vintage items. (Image courtesy of Slater St. Antiques)

Firecracker 4th Antique Show sure to bring in holiday with a bang

JuLY 2022

Firecracker 4th Antique Show sure to bring in holiday with a bang

Make plenty of room in your RV as you prepare to bring home treasures from the annual Firecracker 4th Antique Show in the Amana Colonies.

The popular show, which coincides with the Fourth of July holiday each year, will take place in the Colonies’ RV Park, July 3-4. More than 70 vendors will set up shop, selling folk art, Americana, toys, tools, advertising, primitives, farm finds, and more. Dealers can be found in the two large, air-conditioned buildings on the park property, as well as some dealers outside. Dealer space is still available.

For more information, call 319-622-3539, e-mail firecracker4amana@gmail.com, or visit the show’s Facebook page.

Firecracker 4th Antique Show in the Amana Colonies

Firecracker 4th Antique Show in the Amana Colonies

Just a few of the farm finds you’ll uncover at the Firecracker 4th Antique Show in the Amana Colonies, July 3-4. (Image courtesy of Facebook)

CrockFest Convention heating up for its 45th annual event

CrockFest Convention heating up for its 45th annual event

July 2022 … 

CrockFest Convention heating up for its 45th annual event

Anniversary and members from all over the United States will gather for their 45th annual CrockFest Convention in Red Wing on July 14-16.

This pottery collecting group began in 1977 with a get-together in Red Wing, where treasured pieces of Red Wing clay products were bought and sold and a new book about “Clay Giants” was autographed. Forty-five years later, they are still gathering, and added events will include a members auction, education sessions including a Kids View session for future collectors, a show and sale open to the public, and a sunset dinner cruise on Lake Pepin.

This national organization invites new members to join for an annual membership of $35 that includes a beautiful full color newsletter mailed to your home. For more information visit www.RedWingCollectors.org or call 651-388-4004. – News item courtesy of The Red Wings Collectors Society

Red Wings Collectors Society’s annual CrockFest

Red Wings Collectors Society’s annual CrockFest

The Red Wings Collectors Society’s annual CrockFest will center around all things pottery. (Image courtesy of The Republican Eagle)