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~ Missouri NOV. Shows ~


Holiday Open House (THRU Nov. 6), antiques, vintage, repurposed, gift items, Greenwood Antique District, Greenwood, Facebook


Rutledge Flea Market (THRU Nov. 6), hillbilly auction, food on site, Rutledge, 660-216-3223


Sugar Plum Festival (THRU Nov. 13), vintage finds, unique gifts, Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art, St. Joseph, 816-233-7003


Holiday Open House (THRU Nov. 14), gifts for everyone on your list, Artichoke Annie’s Antique Mall, Columbia, 573-474-2056

Vintage Christmas Open House (THRU Nov. 14), holiday gifts and décor galore, Jesse James Antique Mall & Furniture Gallery and The Rusty Chandelier, St. Joseph, 816-232-0099, www.jessejamesantiquemall.com

Trinity Antique Treasures (THRU Nov. 13), outstanding dealers from all over the Midwest, luncheon available, gift shop, St. Andrew’s HJ’s Community Center, Kansas City, 816-523-1602

Christmas Open House and Fourth Anniversary (THRU Nov. 14), bring a friend for holiday shopping excitement, Treasures of the Past LLC Antique Mall, North Kansas City, 816-207-5255


Holiday Handmade Market Handcrafted market held 3x per year with over 50 vendors offering an eclectic variety of wares. Held in the lower level of the Greenwood Vintage Market Building, Greenwood, Facebook

Lucky $7 Coupon Days (THRU Nov. 14 & Nov. 26-28), $7 off one item over $25 per person, antiques and vintage, Enchanted Frog Antiques, Lathrop, 816-740-6933

Holiday Open House (THRU Nov. 14), antiques, vintage, repurposed, gift items, Greenwood Antique District, Greenwood, Facebook 


Shopping Weekend (THRU Nov. 20), antiques, vintage, home décor, Running Rabbit Antiques, Higginsville, 660-584-8818


Third Saturday Super Sale, 10%-25% off loads of treasures, Enchanted Frog Antiques, Lathrop, 816-740-6933

Arts and Crafts Extravaganza (THRU Nov. 21), fine art, folk art, cards, decorations, off-beat gifts, stocking stuffers, Show-Me Center and Osage Center, Cape Girardeau, 673-651-5000


Peanut Night, craft show, browse downtown shops for holiday gifts, visit from Santa Claus, see the Christmas lights, Main Street, Marceline, 660-376-3347


Mid-America Train and Toy Show, toy trains, models, railroad collectibles, KCI Expo Center, Kansas City, 913-306-3334, www.midamericatrainandtoyshow.com

~ Iowa NOV. Shows ~


Holiday Arts and Crafts Show (THRU Nov. 7), more than 150 exhibitors selling thousands of unique, handmade products, Marriott Conference Center, Coralville, 563-357-1986

Holiday Open House, Recipe Walk, and Art Sale, sample merchants’ favorite recipes as you go from shop to shop in search for holiday gifts, Downtown Square, Harlan, 712-755-9603

Holiday Boutique, home-based business vendor fair, Corning Opera House, Corning, 641-418-8037


Junk Jubilee Jingles Market (THRU Nov. 14), one-of-a-kind holiday gifts, Varied Industries Building, Iowa State Fairgrounds, Des Moines, 660-582-0984, www.junkjubilee.com


North Pole Craft and Vendor Show, holiday crafts for sale, Adventureland Inn, Altoona, northpolecvs@gmail.com



Iowa’s largest arts and crafts show (THRU Nov. 21), more than 300 exhibitors sell thousands of unique creations, Varied Industries Building, Iowa State Fairgrounds, Des Moines, 563-652-4529


Unwrap the Magic of Christmas Vendor/Craft Show, more than 40 vendors, chili supper, fireworks, lighted parade, Bellevue Elementary School, Bellevue, 563-872-5830

~ Nebraska NOV. Shows ~


2021 Autumn Festival: An Arts and Crafts Affair (THRU Nov. 7), consistently ranked in the top 100 craft shows in the country by Sunshine Artist Magazine, Ralston Arena, Omaha, 402-331-2889


Fall Fling Flea Market (THRU Nov. 7), Antique and Junk Festival, one of the Midwest’s largest shows, Lancaster Events Center, Lincoln, 402-525-6234

Ashland Holiday Crafts Festival, find the perfect gifts, support small businesses, enjoy holiday products, Camp Carol Joy Holling, Ashland, 402-944-9544


Bellevue Bazaar Craft & Vendor Event, featuring over 40+ crafters and vendors, tons of raffle items to be won and proceeds benefit local charities, Knight’s Event Center, Bellevue


WJ Ranch Cowboy Christmas (THRU Nov. 28) arts & crafts from over 50 sources displayed in a unique country setting, buggy and pony rides trick roping demonstrations, crafts for kids, Santa Claus, Model T & buggy bisplays, WJ Ranch and Riding Arena, Fordyce

~ Kansas NOV. Shows ~


Holiday Open House (THRU Nov. 7), antiques, vintage items, collectibles, Glenwood Antique Mall, Overland Park, 913-901-8888, www.glenwoodantiquemall.com

Winter Open House (THRU Nov. 6), get ahead on your holiday shopping, Lone Elm Antiques, Olathe, 913-768-0084


Olde World Christmas (THRU Jan. 9, 2022), tour the 1887 home decorated for Christmas, tickets only available online, Strawberry Hill Museum and Ethnic Cultural Center, Kansas City,
913-371-3264, www.strawberryhillmuseum.org

Holiday Open House (THRU Nov. 7), 26,000 square feet of dealer space, Louisburg Market Street, Louisburg, 913-837-3434, www.louisburgmarketstreet.com

Holiday Open House, music, carriage rides, unique shops, annual ornament hunt, Downtown Leavenworth, Leavenworth Main Street, 913-682-3924


Holiday Open House, visit Santa, listen to strolling carolers, browse local businesses and search for that perfect holiday gift, Main Street, Lindsborg, 888-227-2227


Mid-America Markets, antiques, vintage items, collectibles, Kansas State Fairgrounds, Hutchinson, 620-683-5626,


Antique and Vintage Show of Lawrence (THRU Nov. 20), antiques, vintage items, collectibles, Douglas County Fairgrounds, Bldg. 21, Lawrence, for more information contact pigeonwest@att.net


42nd Annual Christmas Craft Festival, more than 150 booths under one roof, Burlington High School and Middle School, Burlington, 620-364-8484

Celebration of Lights, holiday tree lighting ceremony, carriage rides, visits from Santa, performances by Kansas Ballet and Seaman High School show choir, sponsored by the NOTO Arts Center, Veterans Park, Topeka, www.explorenoto.org/celebrationsofwinter

~ Arkansas NOV. Shows ~


Bella Rustina Modern Vintage Market (THRU Nov. 7), more than 230 booths of vintage, vintage-inspired, and home décor items, Expo Center, Conway, www.bellarustina.com

Ouachita Quilt Show (THRU Nov. 6), Over 100 quilts on display, organized by members of the Nimble Thimble Quilt Guild and sponsored by the Polk County Extension Homemakers Club, quilt raffle, Polk County Fair Grounds Mena

PACA Christmas Gala Arts and Crafts Show (THRU Nov. 6) annual event hosted by PACA, Hughes Center, Russellville

NWA Holiday Market (THRU Nov. 6), A Shopping Wonderland! 150+ vendor booths with the best selection of gifts, décor, clothing, jewelry, health, beauty, food, children’s items and much more!, NWA Convention Center, Springdale


Original Ozark Folk Festival (THRU Nov. 14) Celebrate the longest continuously running annual folk festival in America! Performances by national and local musicians. The main stage is our 1929 Historic Auditorium, songwriting contest, workshops, parade, at the auditorium and around town, Eureka Springs

~ Illinois NOV. Shows ~


Antique Spectacular Vintage Market Quad Cities (THRU Nov. 7), shop for the holidays, OCCA Expo Center, Rock Island, www.antiquespectacular.com


Heritage Festival (THRU Nov. 7), more than 120 vendors selling locally handcrafted items and delicious food, Southeastern Illinois College, Harrisburg, 618-252-5400


Christmas Barn Sale Trail (THRU Nov. 13), primitives, vintage, antiques, shabby chic, rustic farmhouse, vintage Christmas items, The 606 Market, Metropolis, 618-940-0743


A Gathering on the Prairie, selling the finest in country primitives/early Americana, Otto Center, Arthur,
217-620-8983, www.agatheringontheprairie.com


Thanksgiving Day Parade, marching bands, dance groups, local sports teams, 100 floats, State Street, Chicago, 312-744-5000


Stroll on State, tree lighting, parade, fireworks, horse and wagon rides, visits with Santa, State Street, Rockford, 800-521-0849

~ Oklahoma NOV. Shows ~


Fall Festival Arts and Crafts Show (THRU Nov. 7), more than 150 vendors from around the region, Payne County Expo Center, Stillwater, 405-747-7206

Mistletoe Market (THRU Nov. 7), find fantastic, handmade gifts for the holidays, Convention Center, Oklahoma City, 405-843-5668

Scissortail Craft Fair (THRU Nov. 6), more than 100 vendors of home décor, woodworking, jewelry, clothing, art, Oklahoma City Fairgrounds, Oklahoma City, 405-414-7328

Oklahoma Mennonite Relief Sale (THRU Nov. 6), quilts, artwork, handcrafted woodwork, household goods, antiques, Chisholm Trail Expo Center, Enid,

Duncan Arts and Crafts Show (THRU Nov. 6), handmade goods from local and regional craftspeople, Stephens County Fair and Expo Center, Duncan,


Tulsa Arts and Crafts Expo, jewelry, clothing, home décor, baby items, local photography, handmade silver items, woodcrafts, 10310 S. Sheridan Road, 918-812-7035

Shawnee Trading Post and Flea Market, handmade items from makers all over the state, 7019 N. Kickapoo Ave., Shawnee, 405-765-8340


Carter County Arts and Crafts Festival and Food Fair (THRU Nov. 13), 50th annual event, door prizes, free admission, Hardy Murphy Coliseum, Ardmore, www.ardmorecraftsfestival.com


Holy Spirit Craft Fair, handmade wood, leather, ceramic, holiday items, wreath raffle, Holy Spirit Catholic Church, Mustang, 405-376-8365


An Affair of the Heart (THRU Nov. 21), arts, crafts, antiques, collectibles, furniture, accessories, jewelry, clothing, gourmet foods, Tulsa Expo Square, Tulsa, 405-632-2652

2 Friends and Junk Craft Show (THRU Nov. 20), antiques, repurposed furniture, home décor, handmade jewelry, Canadian County Event and Expo Center, El Reno, 620-515-3301


Christmas Arts and Crafts Show, handcrafted items, toys, games, candles, gift baskets, baked goods, Rogers Mills Ag Pavilion, Cheyenne, 580-497-3318

Oddities and Curiosities Expo, weird taxidermy, unusual art, creepy animal bones, bizarre antiques, Convention Center, Oklahoma City, 918-744-1113


Cleveland County Craft Show (THRU Nov. 27), home decorating, handmade, seasonal, specialty items more than 90 crafters, Cleveland County Fairgrounds, Norman, 405-360-4721