DEC. 1-JAN. 7: Visit Lecompton during the Christmas season, one of the largest Christmas tree displays in the Midwest, Territorial Capital Museum, Lecompton, KS, 785-887-6148

DEC. 1-31: Christmas at the Mansion, vintage décor, holiday-themed collections, holiday music, Arbor Lodge Mansion, Nebraska City, NE, 402-873-7222

DEC. 1: Holiday tours with lunch, discover the Garden Home decorated for the holidays, pet our farm animals, enjoy the tranquility of our winter gardens, Moss Mountain Farm, Roland, AR,

DEC. 1: Downtown Living Windows, storefronts come alive with dancers, singers, religious and holiday themes, 100 E. High St., Jefferson City, MO, 573-632-2820

DEC. 1-2: Santa Market, jewelry, home décor, hand-painted ornaments, more than 150 vendors, OKC Fairgrounds Pavilion, Oklahoma City, OK, 405-314-1033

DEC. 1-2: Third Annual Kerstmarkt Dutch Christmas Market, inspired by outdoor markets in the Netherlands, Molengracht Plaza, Pella, IA,

DEC. 1-2: Lotton Art Glass Christmas Open House, visit the studio and gallery, live demonstrations, Lotton Art Glass, Crete, IL, 708-672-1400

DEC. 1-3: Christmas Open House, antiques, vintage, collectibles, Vintage Traders Antique Mall, Olathe, KS, 913-254-9000,

DEC. 1-3: Illinois Product Holiday Market, handmade gifts, live music, food vendors, downtown Springfield, IL, 217-782-2172

DEC. 1-3: Thompson House Victorian Christmas, listen to Christmas favorites played on the old pump organ and piano, tours, handmade crafts for sale, Thompson House, Tahlequah, OK, 918-348-1276

DEC. 1-3: Christkindlmarkt, handmade gifts, authentic German collectibles, great food, GAST Center, Tulsa, OK, 918-744-6997

DEC. 2: Arkansas Pecan Festival, pecan cooking contest, live music, craft vendors, classic car show, 226 Main St., Keo, AR, 501-285-5051

DEC. 2: Christmas at the Fort in Elizabeth, experience a typical frontier German Christmas, Apple River Fort, Elizabeth, IL, 815-858-2028

DEC. 2: Family Christmas, horse-drawn wagon rides, hear Victorian carolers at the Flynn Mansion, Christmas decorating and cooking demonstrations, Living History Farms, Urbandale, IA, 515-278-5286

DEC. 2: Winterfest Craft Show, 65 booths of gifts, crafts, home décor, Kingfisher County Fairgrounds, Kingfisher, OK, 405-375-3822

DEC. 2: Champagne and Chandelier Tour, an annual fundraiser for the mansion, Vaile Mansion, Independence, MO, 816-325-7430, tickets available on,

DEC. 2: Darnby Arts and Crafts Show, handmade jewelry, clothing, woodcrafts, embroidery, paintings, home décor, toys, holiday decorations, Union Multipurpose Activity Center, Tulsa, OK, 918-357-4333

DEC. 2: Holiday Marketplace, vendors both inside and outside, uptown Creston, IA, 641-782-2003

DEC. 2-3: Holiday Arts and Crafts Show, crafters offering their unique wares just in time for the holidays, Civic Center Arena, West Plains, MO, 417-256-8835

DEC. 2-3: Folk Art Festival, art, handcrafted items, baked goods, Christmas decorations, Seward County Activity Center, Liberal, KS, 620-624-8534

DEC. 2-3: Christmas Arts and Crafts Show, more than 200 exhibitors, Mid-America Center, Council Bluffs, IA,

DEC. 3: Christmas Stroll, join costumed villagers for a Yuletide walk through Southern Illinois in the 1800s, view the historic village while its decked out in holiday décor, 700 Logan College Road, Carterville, IL, 618-985-3741

DEC. 3: BPW Holiday Boutique, everything from handmade goods to makeup, Kirk House, Garnett, KS, 785-448-6767

DEC. 3-4: Kristkindl Market, handcrafted items, Christmas cookies, carolers, mulled wine, Stone Hill Winery, Hermann, MO, 573-486-2221

DEC. 7-8: Stained Glass Christmas Tree Panel Class, make a stained glass Christmas tree panel in your choice of colors, pre-registration required, Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View, AR,

DEC. 8: Luminance: Merry Marketplace, unique vendor booths, festive singing and lights, Mitch Park, Edmond, OK, 405-216-7671

DEC. 8-9: Holiday Sale, gifts for everyone on your list, Lone Elm Antique Mall, Olathe, KS, 913-768-0084,

DEC. 8-9: Holiday Bazaar, vendors selling Christmas crafts, lunch available both days, Harrison Park Clubhouse, Danville, IL, 217-431-2879

DEC. 8-9: Winter Solstice Market, arts, crafts, food vendors, Winterset Livery, Winterset, IA,

DEC. 8-10: Kansas Global Holiday Market, celebrate traditions from countries around the world with performances, activities, vendors offering gifts and food, Riverfront Stadium, Wichita, KS,

DEC. 8-10, DEC. 16-17 & DEC. 22-23: Lucky $7 Days, $7 off one item of $25 or more, Enchanted Frog Antiques, Lathrop, MO, 816-740-6933

DEC. 9: Saint Lucia Festival, Swedish folk dancing, live music, coronation of the high school’s Saint Lucia, Bethany Lutheran Church, Lindsborg, KS, 785-227-8687

DEC. 9: Holiday Open House, sales throughout the store, Shawnee Antique Mall, Shawnee, KS, 913-499-7688

DEC. 9: 2 Hip Chicks Roadshow, antique, vintage, shabby-chic treasures, Chisholm Trail Expo Center, Enid, OK, 612-888-3002

DEC. 9-10: Pioneer Village Christmas Wonderland, live nativities, music, roast marshmallows, meet Santa, Plymouth County Fairgrounds, Le Mars, IA, 712-548-4971

DEC. 9-10: Buchanan’s Flea Market OKC, quality dealers selling unique treasures, Oklahoma State Fair Park, Oklahoma City, OK, 405-823-0442

DEC. 10: Leavenworth Vintage Homes Tour: A Victorian Christmas, enjoy vintage homes decorated for the season, Carroll Mansion Museum, Leavenworth, KS, 913-682-7759

DEC. 10: Mid-America Markets, antiques, vintage, collectibles, Kansas State Fairgrounds, Hutchinson, KS, 620-663-5626

DEC. 10: Mid-America Train and Toy Show, toy and scale model trains, toy cars, toy trucks and airplanes, military toys, diecast collectibles, KCI Expo Center, Kansas City, MO, 913-651-5864,

DEC. 10: Cowboy Christmas Poetry Gathering, performances of cowboy poetry and Western music, Frank Walker Museum – Rooks Co. Historical Society, Stockton, KS, 785-424-7217

DEC. 10: Holiday Extravaganza, more than 100 craft vendors, old-fashioned cake walk, visit from Santa, Orr Building – Illinois State Fairgrounds, Springfield, IL, 217-782-6661

DEC. 10: Holiday Festival and Tour of Homes, cocoa and cookie reception, live music, tree lighting ceremony, tour historic homes, Elkhorn Valley Museum, Elkhorn, NE, 402-371-3866

DEC. 15-17: Tannenbaum Forest, trees decorated by local businesses and organizations, open Fridays-Sundays for four weekends from November through December, various locations, Amana Colonies, IA, 319-622-7622

DEC. 15-17: Adrian Optimist Gun and Knife Show, 150 tables, door prizes, raffle items, 11092 NW Country Road 41, Adrian, MO, 660-424-4119

DEC. 15-JAN. 1: Annual Christmas Sale Event, save 10-30% storewide, Paramount Antique Malls, Wichita and Augusta, KS,

DEC. 16: Make Ready Market, clothing, jewelry, art, vintage furniture, 220 NW 13th St., Oklahoma City, OK, 405-305-2773

DEC. 16: Tulsa Flea Market, 50,000 square feet filled with antiques and collectibles, Tulsa Expo Square, Tulsa, OK, 918-744-1386

DEC. 16: Holiday Craft Fair at Big Creek Crossing, shop for last-minute Christmas gifts and support local businesses, Big Creek Crossing, Hays, KS, 785-625-3314

DEC. 16-17: Wichita Flea Market, monthly event, Kansas Star Casino Arena, Wichita, KS,

DEC. 21: Screening of the classic 1946 film “It’s a Wonderful Life,” Opera House, Pella, IA,

DEC. 26: Red Tag Sale, unique gifts and home décor, Jesse James Antique Mall and Rusty Chandelier Vintage Market, St. Joseph, MO, 816-232-0099,

DEC. 26-JAN. 6: 12 Days of Christmas Sale, deals throughout the store, Greenwood Vintage Market, Greenwood, MO, 816-537-7122



JAN. 5-7: Antique Alley Arkansas, more than 200 booths of antiques and vintage, Conway Expo Center, Conway,

JAN. 7: Bloody Mary Sundays at the Apple House Market, enjoy the perfect drink with a variety of garnishes, Apple House Market at Arbor Day Farm, Nebraska City, NE, 402-873-8710

JAN. 14: Mid-America Markets, antiques, vintage, collectibles, Kansas State Fairgrounds, Hutchinson, KS, 620-663-5626

JAN. 20-21: Pope Creek Shows – Gun & Knife Show, buy, sell, trade event, Grand River Center, Dubuqie, IA, 309-371-3593,

JAN. 27: Summit Country Antique Show – Winter Show, authentic American antiques, handmades, small primitives, Greenwood Vintage Market, Greenwood, MO, 816-872-7999

JAN. 27: Dean Z – The Ultimate Elvis, performance by one of the world’s greatest Elvis tribute artists (named by Elvis Presley Enterprises in 2013), UIS Performing Arts Center, Springfield, IL, 217-206-6160



FEB. 1-3: Red Wing Collector’s MidWinter Weekend, sales, auction, special guest speaker, Holiday Inn-Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 651-388-4004,

FEB. 17: Leavenworth Militaria Show and Sale, military collectibles from all wars and all periods, Riverfront Community Center, Leavenworth, KS, 785-221-4263

FEB. 17-18: St. Joseph Antique Show, open call for dealers, St. Joe Civic Area, St. Joseph, MO, 816-387-7502

FEB. 24-25: Winterfest Flea Market, Antique and Junk Festival, antiques, vintage, collectibles, Lancaster Event Center, Lincoln, NE, 402-525-6234