Friday, April 15, 2016

What's Happening This Weekend?

Every Friday Aurora Mills Architectural Salvage in Aurora, OR, features a Funky Find...a new arrival of particular interest. Today's find is an antique oak specimen cabinet salvaged from a biology lab from department of Chiropterology that was filled with preserved bat specimens. Vintage lab furniture is in demand for the well-furnished man cave.

And coming up next Wednesday, April 20, Aurora Mills' new Portland location at 73 SE Salmon St will be participating in the Open House for Design, with food and drinks and a tour of the new location from 4-7 pm.

Also in Aurora, South End Antiques recently launched their new blog, at, enhanced with lots of bright, beautiful photos from their store.

Saturday, April 16th from 7 AM until 1:30 PM, Wits End Vintage & Collectibles in Clovis holds their monthly vintage flea market and celebrates their 3rd Anniversary, with refreshments and live entertainment (9-12) and a raffle for Wit's End gift certificates. Better your odds of winning by seeing each vendor in the shop to obtain your free raffle tickets.

And also on Saturday, in Anderson, CA, Marigold Antique & Collectibles Mall is holding a twofer: a Parking Lot Sale goes from 9am-2pm, and inside the store, their 9am-6pm Spring Open House with discounts up to 50% off. Check out new arrivals in their popular Man Cave!

Friday, April 1, 2016

No Foolin'! Lots of Antique Shows and Street Fairs in April

It's April 1, and if you like browsing at antique shows and fairs, you might want to get out your calendar and mark these dates, for events from Washington state to Arizona.

Sat., April 2 and April 16: Beaverton Flea & Collector's Show, parking lot of Curiosities Vintage, 13705 SW Beaverdam Rd, Beaverton, OR. This event takes place twice a month on Saturdays throughout the year, 11am-3pm. Information: (503) 626-8653. Facebook: Curiosities, Beaverton, OR or

Sun., April 3 and April 17: Santa Monica Airport Outdoor Antique & Collectible Market, 1st & 4th Sunday of every month. 8am-3pm. Information:, or call (323)933-2511

Sun., April 10: Sacramento Antique Faire, 21st & X Streets, Sacramento, CA, 6:30am-3pm. Every 2nd Sunday. Information at or (916) 600-9770, or Facebook.

Sun., April 10: RG Canning Attractions' Rose Bowl Flea Market, Pasadena, CA. Open 9am-4:30pm. Information: (323) 560-7469 or

Sun., April 24: 30th Annual Petaluma Antique Fair, Fourth & Kentucky Streets, Petaluma, CA. Location is the historic Old Town Petaluma district, and the fair is 8am-4pm. For information call 707-762-9348, or visit

Sun., April 24: RG Canning Attractions' Ventura Flea Market, Ventura Fairgrounds, CA. Open 6am. Information: (323) 560-7469 or