March 23rd and 24th, 2013 – COME, LOOK, ENJOY & BUY THOSE SPECIAL ITEMS
The Oregon Woman’s Club is proud to announce their 63rd annual antique show. Many changes have taken place during the past sixty+ years transforming a small antique and hobby show into one of the premier shows of Northern Illinois. This year is no exception, with the addition of more exhibitor booths and new dealers to this area, it is shaping up to be out largest and best show ever.
The Oregon Woman’s Club, a member of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs, sponsors this show as a major fund raising event and uses the proceeds to help fund various community projects and charities.
As in past years, the show will be held at the Blackhawk Center Sports Arena, located on the Oregon public school campus. The facility offers ample parking, handicap accessibility and a huge area for over 50 Midwest antique dealers to display their merchandise for sale. Quality antiques from the early 1800’s through the retro era of the 1950’s includes all areas of collecting – furniture, glass, china, pottery, toys, primitives, textiles, jewelry, dolls, silver, decorator items and more. You will be amazed at the selection available. There will be items for all collecting tastes and budgets.
The snack bar sponsored by the Oregon, IL, Kiwanis Club will be serving sandwiches, soups, desserts and beverages. Mary Lou’s Crystal Repair from Joliet, IL, will be on hand both days to repair your damaged heirlooms “while you wait”. On Sunday, Munda & Associates, Auctioneers & Appraisers, Freeport, IL, will offer verbal appraisals of your small treasures for $5 per item. Please supply photos of large items. If a writtten appraisal is needed, discuss details with Munda & Associates.
Show times are Saturday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM and Sunday 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Admission donation is $6 per person, which is good for both days of the show. Door prizes will be awarded both days of the show.
Location is the Blackhawk Center, 1101 West Jefferson Street, one block south of Rt 64 (Washington Street), Oregon, IL. Watch for directional signage.
Mark your calendar for March 23rd & 24th and make plans to come enjoy the day or week-end. For additional information on area lodging and attractions visit www.discoveroregonillinois.com. For additonal information about the show or becoming an exhibitor call 815-732-2219 or 815-652-2047.