SHOW CALENDARs by STATES

~ Missouri JULY Shows ~

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Tri-Color Day special event, celebrate the 4th of July with us, Enchanted Frog Antiques, Lathrop, 816-740-6933

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First Wednesdays, shop until 8 p.m., Embrace the Grape, food trucks on site, live music, Greenwood Vintage Market, Greenwood,
816-537-7172

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Christmas in July (THRU July 10), campsite decorating contest, make Christmas crafts, Christmas-themed walk and games, Crowder State Park, Trenton, 660-359-6473

Rutledge Flea Market (THRU July 9), hillbilly auction, food on site, State Highway V, Rutledge, 660-216-3223

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Lucky $7 Days (ALSO July 10, 28-30), $7 off one item over $25 per person), Enchanted Frog Antiques, Lathrop, 816-740-6933

Sliced Bread Day, celebration of the invention of sliced bread with related activities and parade, Sliced Bread Innovation Center, Chillicothe, 660-247-3420

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Customer Appreciation Day – Let’s Make a Deal! (THRU July 17), save up to 30% and more at both malls, several dealers on site to negotiate, Jesse James Antique Mall and The Rusty Chandelier, St. Joseph, 816-232-0099

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Super Sale, 10-30% off throughout the store, Enchanted Frog Antiques, Lathrop, 816-740-6933

Blackberry Bramblers at Current River (THRU July 17), learn how to make a variety of blackberry treats in this limited-space class, Current River State Park, Salem, 573-751-1224

National Summer Arms Show (THRU July 17), rare and historic collections, KCI Expo Center, Kansas City, 816-873-1951, mvaca.org

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Theodore Roosevelt: The Man in the Arena (THRU July 23), a theatrical performance featuring actor and educator Derek Evans as the iconic American president, Bluff City Theater, Hannibal, 573-719-3226

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Christmas in July, deals on fresh finds throughout the market, Pleasant Hill Farmers Market (open Saturdays until Oct. 1), Second St. and 58 Highway, Pleasant Hill, 816-405-7704

~ Iowa JULY Shows ~

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Friday Cruise-In, street rods and custom cars on display, music, food and beer trucks, Outlets of Des Moines, Altoona, 515-380-7400

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Treasure Village Flea Market (THRU July 4), collectibles, antiques, furniture, arts and crafts, Treasure Village, Milford, 712-337-3730

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Firecracker 4th Antique Show (THRU July 4), signs, Americana, folk art, textiles, advertising, toys, pottery, stoneware, primitives, farm finds, architectural, farmhouse, holiday, Amana RV Park Event Center, Amana, 319-330-4545

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Ackerman’s July 4th Stars and Stripes Antique and Vintage Market, vendors both outdoors and indoors, Johnson County Fairgrounds, Iowa City, 319-338-8449

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Homemade ice cream social, homemade ice cream, music, special displays, Kinney Pioneer Museum, Mason City, 641-423-1258

Garden Art Fair, enjoy the work of new and returning artists selling paintings, pottery, jewelry, woodwork, glass, home décor, photography, sculpture and fabric arts, Reiman Gardens, Ames, 515-294-2710

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Rust + Dust Market, more than 100 booths full of junk, clothing, home décor, Main Street, Dunkerton, 515-681-9551

Victorian Cooking Class, this course will focus on baking yeast bread with a distinctly Iowan twist, Mathias Ham Historical Site, Dubuque, visit rivermuseum.com/events to register

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Colonies in Bloom, tour selected gardens, then join in a garden party, Amana Heritage Museum, Amana Colonies, 319-622-7624

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National Carousel Day celebration, activities at the 1913 Herschell-Spillman Antique Carousel, Story City, 515-733-4214

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Okoboji Antique and Wooden Boat Show, classic boats on display, Historic Arnolds Park Amusement Park, Arnolds Park,
okobojiclassicboats.com

Wurst Festival, sample small batch sausages from wurst makers around the state, locally brewed beer, live music, running of the dachshunds derby, Amana Colonies, 319-622-7624

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Des Moines Arts Festival (THRU June 26), hosting 180 of the nation’s top artists, Western Gateway Park, Des Moines, desmoinesartsfestival.org

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Annual Midwest Old Iron Tractor Ride, tractor ride, lunch served, City Park, Manning, 712-653-3029

~ Nebraska JULY Shows ~

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Celebrate America: Patriotic Quilt Display (THRU July 31), view a beautiful collection while learning about Morton family veterans, Arbor Lodge State Historical Park, Nebraska City, 402-873-7222

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Fourth of July Flea Market (THRU July 4), hundreds of vendors, fireworks at dusk, City Park, Fairbury, 402-729-3221

Western Wildlife Art Show (THRU July 4), the state’s best oil, water and tea paintings, sculptures, baskets, pottery and jewelry in a juried show, Fort Robinson State Park, Crawford, 308-665-2900

~ Illinois JULY Shows ~

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Market Days Flea Market and Vendor Fair (second Saturday of each month THRU September), antiques, collectibles, handmade items, jewelry, flea market finds, concessions, Veteran’s Park, Mt. Vernon, 618-242-3151

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Wayne County Agricultural Fair (THRU July 16), 4-H projects, photography, art, arts and crafts, quilts, produce, baked goods, tractor pull, horse races, Main Street, Fairfield, 618-842-3311

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Oregon Ganymedes Vintage Baseball Game, playing by the early rules of baseball in the mid-19th century in authentic wool uniforms, the Ganymedes will face off against the Creston Regulators Base Ball Club of Creston, IL, and the Lemont Quarrymen Base Ball Club of Lemont, IL, Oregon Park East, Oregon, 815-677-7806

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Warrensburg Corn Festival (THRU July 23), classic car show, cornhole tournament, live music, food and drink vendors, Main Street, Warrensburg, 217-672-3222

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River Country Quilt Show (THRU July 23), more than 250 quilted items on display, area vendors selling the newest fabrics, raffles, quilt appraisals, Jacksonville High School, Jacksonville, 217-243-5678

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Geneva Arts Fair (THRU July 24), more than 150 artists displaying and selling their works, Geneve Chamber of Commerce, Geneva,
630-232-6060

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Fizz Ehrler Turning Back Time Car Show, antique and vintage car and motorcycle show, Daniel Pierce Building, Sycamore, 815-895-4515

~ Kansas JULY Shows ~

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18th Annual Heartland Art Guild International Miniatures Art Show (THRU July 29), more than 180 small works of art from around the world on display, Miami County Historical Museum, Paola, 913-294-4940

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NOTO Saturday Market (Saturdays THRU September), vintage market, art displays, art tours, live music, NOTO Arts District, Topeka, 785-408-8996

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Sidewalk sales (THRU July 9), shop local merchants, downtown Leavenworth, 913-682-3924, leavenworthmainstreet.com

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Automobilia Moonlight Charity Car Show and Street Party, car show, vendors, fireworks display, food courts, live auction, supports Wichita’s Convoy of Hope, downtown Wichita, 316-530-7469

National Depression Glass 46th Annual Convention, Glass Show and Sale, seminars, uranium glass display, food on site, Wellington High School, Wellington, 972-672-6213

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Mid-America Markets, antiques, vintage, collectibles, Kansas State Fairgrounds, Hutchinson, 620-663-5626,  midamericafleamarkets.com

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Christmas in July sale (THRU July 17), save 10-30% at all three Paramount locations, Paramount Antique Malls, Wichita and Augusta, paramountantiquemall.com

Amelia Earhart Festival (THRU July 16), speakers, music, crafts, food, aerobatics performance, “concert in the sky” fireworks, downtown Atchison, 913-426-3911, visitatchison.com

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Monthly Flea Market (THRU July 17), come browse the deals, Farha Sports Center, South Wichita YMCA, Wichita, 316-619-0757

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Annual Tri-State Antique Engine and Thresher Show (THRU July 30), steam engine and tractor pulls, blacksmith shop, creamery, corn shelling, equipment demonstrations, swap meet area, 69th annual event, Tri-State Antique Engine and Threshers Association, Bird City, 785-772-5266

~ Arkansas JULY Shows ~

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Bella Rustina Modern Vintage Market (THRU July 17), more than 250 booths of vintage, vintage-inspired, and handmade items, Expo Center, Conway, bellarustina.com

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Winter Daydream Quilt Class (THRU July 23), enjoy laughter, food, and music while learning new quilting techniques, pre-registration required by July 10, Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View, 870-269-3851

Pioneer Day Camp (THRU June 17), learn about life in Arkansas in the 1800s through hands-on activities and demonstrations, Historic Arkansas Museum, Little Rock, 501-324-9351

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Annual Auto Show and Swap Meet (THRU June 18), classic and antique cars on display from throughout the state, Petit Jean State Park, Morrilton, 501-727-5441

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Patchwork String Quilted State Towel Class, learn the old-fashioned technique of string quilting and leave the class with one patchwork state towel, Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View, 870-269-3851

~ Oklahoma JULY Shows ~

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Huckleberry Festival (THRU July 3), arts, crafts, quilt show, food vendors, huckleberry-themed sweets and drinks, huckleberry pie contest, old-fashioned games, citywide, Jay, 918-253-8698

Shawnee Trading Post and Flea Market, more than 70 vendors selling handmade goods, novelties and gift baskets, 7109 N. Kickapoo St., Shawnee, 405-765-8340

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Stories on the Square, listen to Cherokee origin stories passed down from generations past, Cherokee Nation Capitol, Tahlequah, 877-779-6977

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Porter Peach Festival (THRU July 16), shop for fresh peaches at Livesay Orchards, get tasty desserts at The Peach Barn, arts and crafts vendors, street games, live music, parade, peach auction, culinary contest, downtown, Porter, 918-636-3094

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Annual World’s Largest Garage Sale (THRU July 16), junk, gently-used items, specialty goods, citywide, Duncan, 580-252-2900

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Buchanan’s Flea Market OKC (THRU July 17), one of the oldest antique and collectible markets in the state, Modern Living Building, OKC Fairgrounds, Oklahoma City, 405-823-0442

Family Day, learn about life during the 19th century, activities, crafts, games, demonstrations, hayride tours, mini-hikes, Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch, Oologah, 918-341-0719

Payne County Flea Market, handcrafted trinkets, handmade soaps, crafts, Payne County Expo Center, Stillwater, 918-800-1064

Taste of Summer Ice Cream Festival, car show, art vendors, food trucks, live entertainment, all-you-can-eat Blue Bell ice cream, Central Park, Broken Arrow, 918-251-1518

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National Day of the Cowboy, basket weaving demonstrations, learn how to rope a longhorn or stay on a buckin’ bronco, live storytelling, Chisholm Trail Heritage Center, Duncan, 580-252-6692

Tulsa Flea Market, explore 50,000 square feet of antiques and collectibles, Tulsa Expo Square, Tulsa, 918-744-1386

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Route 66 Heritage Festival (THRU July 30), live music, food trucks, marketplace vendors, car and bike show, Coleman Theatre, Miami, 918-542-4435