SHOW CALENDARs by STATES

~ Missouri JULY Shows ~

ALL MONTH LONG: Visit Lexington and enjoy historic homes, historical sites, camping, hiking, and more, Lexington, historiclexington.com

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Vintage Clothing Bazaar (THRU July 7), find some funky threads, Merchant Square, Independence, 816-663-1845

3

Olde Glory Days (THRU July 7), family entertainment, drawings, carnival, art and quilt shows, motorcycle display, cornhole tournament, beer garden, fun run, fireworks, downtown, Clinton, 660-885-8166

6

Car show and live music, jam to on-site tunes while checking out cool classic cars, Merchant Square, Independence, 816-663-1845

12

Rutledge Flea Market (THRU July 13), 700 booths, food on site, cabins available to rent, 46001 State Highway V, Rutledge, rutledgefleamarket.com

13

Second Saturday Parking Lot Sale, shop for bargains in the sunshine, Running Rabbit Antiques, Higginsville, 660-584-8818

18

“Terrors and Trials: Henry and Lucy Fike’s Civil War,” Third Thursday event presented by Dr. Jeremy Neely, joint presentation by Clay County Museum and Civil War Roundtable of Western Missouri, Withers Library, Liberty, claycountyhistoricalsocietymuseum.org

19

Customer Appreciation Sale (THRU July 21), save up to 30%, Jesse James Antique Mall and The Rusty Chandelier, St. Joseph, 816-232-0099, 816-676-0662, jessejamesantiquemall.com, rustychandelier.com

Storewide Sale, save big on already-low-priced treasures, Merchant Square, Independence, 816-663-1845

20

3rd Saturday and Sunday Barn Sale and Outdoor Market (THRU July 21), antiques, vintage, Americana, other farm-fresh finds, Bates City Emporium and Antiques, Bates City, 816-661-3481

27

Riverhills Antique Tractor Adventure Ride (THRU July 28), watch the antique tractors parade nearly 40 miles through the hillsides of Perry County, 22 N. Jackson St., Perryville, 573-547-1097

National Summer Arms Show (THRU July 28), modern/rare/historic collections, buy, sell, trade, KCI Expo Center, Kansas City, mvaca.org

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Tropical Sumer Sales & Ice Cream Social (THRU July 28), blazing sales, fabulous finds, cool treats, River Market Antiques, Kansas City, rivermarketantiquemall.com

29

Local authors meet and greet, a reader’s delight, Merchant Square, Independence, 816-663-1845

 

~ Iowa JULY Shows ~

3

Firecracker 4th Exceptional Antiques and Vintage Market (THRU July 4), signs, Americana, textiles, advertising, toys, pottery, stoneware, primitives, farm finds, RV Park Event Center, Amana Colonies, 319-622-3539

4

Ackerman’s July 4 Stars and Stripes Vintage and Antique Market, shop indoors and outdoors, Johnson County Fairgrounds, Iowa City, 319-430-3737

12

Weaving on a Loom, introductory workshop, Legacy Learning BRV, Webster City, www.legacylearningbrv.org

13

Time capsule unveiling, see the items preserved inside a capsule the size of a 30-gallon tank in 1974 to commemorate the town’s 100th anniversary, American Legion Hall, Modale, 712-310-1619

20

Fiesta!: A Celebration of Latino Culture, music, food, crafts, games, Riverloop Amphitheatre, Waterloo, 319-291-4490

 

~ Illinois JULY Shows ~

3

Petunia Festival (THRU July 7), live music, car show, food, parade, art show, fireworks, East First Street, Dixon, 815-288-7465

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Kane County Flea Market, jewelry, furniture, books, antiques, junk, Kane County Fairgrounds, St. Charles, 630-377-2252

11

Geneva Classic Car Shows (Thursdays in July and August), antique, muscle, custom build, sports cars, Third Street, Geneva, 630-232-6080

12

Balloons Over Vermilion, 30 hot air balloons launching and tethering, mass ascents, balloon glows, Regional Airport, Vermilion, 217-442-2096

14

Litchfield Pickers Market (second Sunday of each month THRU Oct. 8), antiques, collectibles, junk, upcycled items, refurbished items, 400 N. State St., Litchfield, 217-324-8147

26

River County Quilt Show (THRU July 27), more than 220 quilts on display, Jacksonville High School, Jacksonville, 309-678-7716

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Chinatown Summer Fair (THRU July 28) celebrate the Far East with food, art, music, 2200 S. Wentworth Ave., Chicago, 773-584-6684

 

~ Nebraska JULY Shows ~

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On the Homefront: World War II in Nebraska (THRU Aug. 25), summer exhibit featuring photographs and artifacts telling the story of how WWII affected the lives of ordinary Nebraskans on the homefront, Stuhr Museum, Grand Island, 308-385-5316

4

4th of July Flea Market (THRU July 6), an antique paradise, hundreds of vendors, fireworks at dusk, 421 Park Rd., Fairbury, fairburyfleamarket@gmail.com

Quad County Museum 10th Annual Car Show, classic cars, museum tours, craft and food vendors, Humboldt Chamber and Quad County Museum, Humboldt, 402-862-2171

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Fur Trade Days (THRU July 13), an historic festival celebrating the area’s buckskinners, traders, and Native Americans, cemetery tours with characters in period dress, parade, carnival rides, homemade ice cream, street dances, downtown Chadron, www.furtradedays.com

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Triple Bee Flea Market’s Summer Sip & Shop Craft and Vendor Show, amazing products and plenty of wine, Lincoln Highway RV Park, North Platte, triplebeefleamarket@gmail.com

 

~ Kansas JULY Shows ~

3

Reading to the Rooster (every Wednesday in July), kids can practice their reading skills with feathered friends, Shawnee Town 1929 Museum, Shawnee, 913-248-2360

5

Norton Chamber Party in the Park & Car Show (THRU July 6), demo derby, live music, classic cars, vendors and food trucks, Elmwood Park Speedway, Norton, 785-877-2501

9

124th Kansas Wheat Festival (THRU July 13), parade, baseball tournament. Carnival, antique car show, agricultural fair, cornhole tournament, art and craft show, Visitor’s Center, Wellington, 620-326-7466

12

Christmas in July sale (THRU July 14), save 10%-30%, Paramount Antique Mall and Paramount Marketplace, Wichita, paramountantiquemall.com

13

Main Street City Market, local vendors and crafters, art, antiques, collectibles, soaps, cosmetics, jewelry, embroidery, coffee, woodworking, Haymarket Square, Leavenworth, leavenworthmainstreet.com/citymarket

Christmas in July Summer Market, get a head start on your holiday shopping, Riverfront Community Center, Leavenworth, 913-651-2203

14

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

17

Touch-a-Truck Night, fire trucks, tractors, bobcats on site, Herman Laird Park and Shawnee Town 1929, Shawnee, 913-248-2360

19

Amelia Earhart Festival (THRU July 20), craft fair, live music, fireworks show, Chamber of Commerce, Atchison, 913-367-2427

20

Hayfield Market Days (THRU July 21), antiques, collectibles, farmhouse, tools, jewelry, art, 3775 Reno Dr., Ottawa, 785-241-9911

Wichita Flea Market (THRU July 21), monthly event, Century II Exhibition Hall, Wichita, wichitafleamarket.biz

Auction, paperweights and cut glass, automated online only, Woody Auction, Douglass, 316-747-2694, woodyauction.com

Summer Outdoor Vintage Markets, shop in the sunshine, Paramount Antique Mall, Wichita, paramountantiquemall.com

25

Tri-State Antique Engine and Threshers Association 71st Annual Show (THRU July 27), Gibson tractors, pre-WWII automobiles and trucks, 1375 County Road 29, Bird City, 785-734-2291

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Summer Outdoor Vintage Markets, shop in the sunshine, Paramount Marketplace, Wichita, paramountantiquemall.com

Outdoor Market, sales for the sunny season, Sentimental Journey Marketplace, Olathe, 913-768-8088

 

~ Oklahoma JULY Shows ~

12

Blackberry Festival (THRU July 13), enjoy quarts of fresh blackberries as well as dozens of other blackberry foods (including cobbler and jam), craft vendors, town picnic, baking contest, fireworks display, Veterans Memorial Park, McLoud, 405-964-6566

13

Vinyl Record Show, vinyl records, CDs, t-shirts, posters, cassettes, Hilton Garden Inn & Conference, Edmond, 210-415-2972

18

Porter Peach Festival (THRU July 20), shop for juicy, fresh peaches, sample peach desserts, arts and crafts vendors, street games, live music, talent show, culinary contest, parade, prize peach auction, downtown, Porter, 918-441-1444

19

Annual World’s Largest Garage Sale (THRU July 21), junk, gently-used items, specialty goods, citywide, Duncan, 580-252-2900

26

Route 66 Heritage Festival (THRU July 27), car and bike show, live music, poker run, marketplace vendors, food trucks, 111 N. Main St., Miami, 918-542-4435

Quilts of Past and Present Show (THRU July 27), nearly 100 judged and non-judged entries, vendor mall and boutique, quilting demonstrations, tea room, Blackgum Harvestime Church, Vian, 918-457-9362

27

National Day of the Cowboy Celebration, live music, crafts, family-friendly activities, National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, Oklahoma City, 405-478-2250

 

~ Arkansas JULY Shows ~

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Casqui Crafts: Frogs, learn about common frogs around the area and create a frog craft to take home with you, Parkin Archaeological State Park, Parkin, 870-755-2500

11

Falcon Club of America National Car Meet (THRU July 13), celebrating classic cars and the beloved Falcon, 400 Convention Blvd., Hot Springs, 501-624-9200

12

Bella Rustina Modern Vintage Market (THRU July 14), more than 300 booths of vintage, vintage-inspired, and handmade, Expo Center, Conway, www.bellarustina.com