Pioneer Park Days
Feb. 25-Mar. 1 Zolfo Springs, FL
Hardee County's 47th annual event, to be held at Pioneer Park (corner of State Road 64 & U.S. Hwy. 17). Antique engine and car show, flea market, antique tractors, steam engines, farm equipment, antique cars, entertainment. Admission: $2 daily. Info: call Jane Long at 863-773-2161.
Antiques Show & Sale
Feb. 27-Mar. 1 Chattanooga, TN
Benefiting Chattanooga's Houston Museum of Decorative Arts. To be held at Stratton Hall, 3146 Broad Street. Preview party Feb. 26 at 7 pm. Glass expert and author Gay LeCleire Taylor will give a glass presentation and ID (no appraisals). Info: 423-267-7176, www.thehoustonmuseum.org.
Antiques, Vintage & Collectibles Show
Feb. 27-March 1 Palmetto, FL
The Service Club of Manatee County's 50th charity event, at the Bradenton Area Convention Center. Featuring a wide array of antiques and collectibles, jewelry and crystal repair, antique appraisals (Feb. 28 only), weekend lecture series, much more. Info: 941-321-1299, www.ManateeServiceClub.com.
March 5-8 Charlotte, NC
The Southeast's best for nearly 50 years! Held the first weekend of every month. Vintage and antiques show in climate-controlled buildings and covered mall areas. Free Wi-Fi, free parking, hi-tech security, dogs welcome, great food, huge crowds. Held at 7100 Statesville Rd. Info: 704-714-7909 or www.ICAshows.com.
Folk to Fine Arts Festival & Expo
March 6-8 Commerce, GA
To be held at the Commerce Civic Center, 110 State Street in Historic Downtown Commerce. Meet the Artists Reception is March 6, from 6-9 pm (admission $15), regular festival hours are March 7th from 10-5 and March 8th from 10-4. Admission: $7. Kids 10 and under free. Info: www.Folk-FineArts.com.
Ponchatoula Trade Days & Arts-Crafts Fair
March 6-8 Ponchatoula, LA
Come to Ponchatoula America's Antique City! Spend the day or the weekend browsing our antique, specialty shops and art galleries. Info: 800-617-4502, www.ponchatoulachamber.com.
Knight Southeastern Doll Shows
March 7 Myrtle Beach, SC
To be held at the Lakewood Conference Center. The best doll shows in the entire Southeast! Other shows are planned for Nashville (3/21, Marriott Airport), Knoxville, TN (4/18, Holiday Inn West) and Columbia, SC (5/2, SC State Fairgrounds). Info: (803) 783-8049, www.KnightShows.com.
Pineapple Antique Show
March 7-8 Sarasota, FL
39th annual show, 35+ quality dealers showcasing fine antiques and collectibles. Hours: Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; at the Sarasota Municipal Auditorium, 801 N. Tamiami Trail. Admission: $6 at door; $5 with online coupon at www.pineappleantiqueshow.com. Benefiting local charities since 1976.
Antique Alley's Antique Show & Sale
March 8 Belleair Bluffs, FL
The semi-annual show and sale, to be held at 580 No. Indian Rocks Rd. Hours: 9-4. Food, fun and free parking, to go along with a fabulous antiques and collectibles show. Rain date: March 15. For info and dealer spaces, call 727-581-6585, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Scott Antique Markets
March 12-15 Atlanta, GA
Now open Thursday 12:45 pm-6 pm. At the Atlanta Expo Center, 3,300+ booths. Two buildings filled with exquisite antiques, collectibles and treasures from around the world. Located on Jonesboro Road, just off I-285 at Exit 55. Open: Thurs., 12:45-6; Fri. and Sat., 9-6; and Sun., 10-4.
Florida Antiquarian Book Fair
Mar. 14-16 St. Petersburg, FL
More than 100 national and international book dealers offering rare books, paper collectibles, Americana, Civil War, Floridiana, mysteries, trade catalogs, autographed editions, illustrated books, first editions, autographs and more. Hours: Fri. 5-9; Sat. 10-5; Sun. 11-4. Presented at The Coliseum, 535 Fourth Avenue N, St. Sponsored by Florida Antiquarian Booksellers Association, co-sponsored by WUSF Radio and Bright House Networks. Info: FloridaBookFair@gmail.com, FloridaBooksellers.com, 727-234-7759. Admission: Fri. $10 (good all days), Sat./Sun. $6, kids under 12 and students with ID, free.
Cat Spring Antiques & Garden Show
March 14-15 Bellville, TX
Indoor/outdoor setting, of interest to antiques collectors and garden lovers. Sit-down meals available both days. At the Historical Agricultural Hall. Info: 979-865-5618, email@example.com.
Vintage Glass & Collectibles Sale
March 14-15 Kenner, LA
The Crescent City Depression Glass Societys 30th annual sale will feature Depression glass, pressed glass, silver, china, jewelry, furniture, 40s-70s collectibles and more from 23 dealers from across the U.S. Admission $6 for both days. Info: 504-392-5093. At the Ponchartrain Center, 4545 Williams Blvd.
A Silver Chest Promotions
March 19-21 Myrtle Beach, SC
Held at the corner of 33rd Avenue North & the U.S. 17 Bypass. Pete Clapp, Show Director, P.O. Box 291021, Tampa, FL 33687. Ph: 813-228-0038.
Spring Fling Garden Party
March 19-22 Alpharetta, Buford, Marietta, GA
Queen of Hearts Antiques is holding its 6th Annual Spring Fling Garden Party with their spring/garden finery displayed. Free refreshments and daily treasure hunt for a gift certificate. Like us on Facebook for a schedule, www.facebook.com/Queenof HeartsAntiques. Locations: 670 North Main St., Alpharetta, 678-297-7571; 4125 Ga. Hwy. 20, Buford, 678-714-0643; 2745 Sandy Plains Rd., Marietta, 678-453-0600. Info: www.queenofheartsantique-interiors.com.
Lakewood 400 Antiques Mkt.
March 20-22 Cumming GA
More than 500 spaces. Located at 1321 Atlanta Hwy. See ad for directions. Hours: Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5. Info: 770-889-3400 or www.lakewoodantiques.com. Info: 770-279-9899.
Moultrie 58th Annual Show
March 20-22 Moultrie, GA
The Moultrie Federated Guild show will feature antiques, art, collectibles, furniture, sterling silver, crystal, antique/estate jewelry, Oriental rugs, pearl jewelry, crystal repair and pottery. Hours: Fri. 10-7; Sat. 10-5; Sun. 11-4. Held at Moultrie Technical College, 800 Veterans Pkwy. N. Advance tickets, $5; $7 at the door. Info: 229-985-5616
Knight Southeastern Doll Shows
March 21 Nashville, TN
To be held at the Marriott Airport. The best doll shows in the entire Southeast! Other shows are planned for Myrtle Beach (3/7, Lakewood Conference Ctr.), Knoxville, TN (4/18, Holiday Inn West) and Columbia, SC (5/2, SC State Fairgrounds). Info: (803) 783-8049, www.KnightShows.com.
Quilt Festival & Sale
March 21 Trenton, FL
Trenton's 8th Annual Quilt Festival & Sale and Florida's largest outdoor quilt festival. Hundreds of quilts displayed by Florida quilt groups indoors and outdoors, plus antique dealers, old time crafts, antique cars and trucks, quilt demos, good food, music, more. On Main Street in Trenton. Info: (352) 463-3842.
Coles Antique Show
March 26-April 4 Warrenton, TX
Offering 200+ vendors and 63,000 square feet of air-conditioned shopping heaven, stuffed to the bursting point with top-notch antiques, fine art and collectibles. All antiques and vintage, no reproductions, nothing new. Located at the corner of Hwy. 237 and Willow Spring Road (FM 954), shop late on Tuesday with the Cole's Wine Tasting Party, Tuesday, March 31 from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Info: www.colesantiqueshow.net
LaBahia Antique Show
March 27-April 4 Burton, TX
Our 22nd annual show, offering a variety of select dealers from Georgia, Virginia, Illinois, Indiana, Florida, North Carolina, Colorado, Texas, Michigan, New York and others with Flow Blue, Victorian, primitives, elegant glass, silver, American and English furniture, vintage and European linens and estate jewelry. Porcelain restoration at the show. Free admission. Porcelain restoration, free parking, home cooking food, including a great country breakfast. At LaBahia Hall on Hwy. 237. Info: 979-289-2684, firstname.lastname@example.org, or www.labahia.com.
Catawba Valley Pottery & Antiques Festival
March 28 Hickory, NC
More than 115 potters and vendors will offer their wares and antiques: historical pottery, textiles, baskets, furniture and miniature items. In its 15th year, this event showcases alkaline-glazed stoneware and benefits the Catawba County Historical Association in Newton and the NC Pottery Center in Seagrove. Demonstrations, pottery videos and a lecture will be featured. Held at the Hickory Metro Convention Center; admission is $6, $2 for children 12 and under. Info: 828-324-7294 or catawbavalleypotteryfestival.org.