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Printing Museum's

Patriotic Party

Carson, Calif. - Kick off your 4th of July celebration on Saturday, July 1, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. with a visit to the International Printing Museum's annual patriotic party with all day activities like - printing your own Declaration of Independence on an authentic Colonial printing press, create your historical quotes and graphics of the time, mini-tours of the wonderful collection of “operating” antique printing presses. Be sure to make time to visit with Ben Franklin, Thomas Jefferson & John Adams in "The Confounding  Brothers" - A fun-fact filled playlet on how these ingenious men created this country-with a "Q & A" after each performance. Performances are at 11:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m. in the Museum’s Heritage Theatre. (Play is suitable for 5th grade & up and reservations are advised due to limited seating in the Theatre!) A delightful lunch of Freedom Dogs, All-American Apple Pie & Patriotic Punch is included with your admission as you dine in Madame Brillon’s French Garden de Liberte’ and are serenaded by our 18th Century musicians “The Colonial Roses”! Come and join the fun as we honor our country’s birthday in a most unique Fashion! Admission is $15 per guest with a $50 group rate (up to 4). The International Printing Museum, 315 W. Torrance Blvd., Carson, CA 90745. For further details & tickets go to the web site:  www.printmuseum.org or call (310) 515-7166

The French Market

Marin, Calif. - Join a host of dealers at Marin’s Outdoor Antique Market, Sunday July 9, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. This Outdoor Antique Market, promoted by Fern Loiacono and Golden Gate shows, is A French Style Street Market held the 2nd Sunday of the month, April through October. Shopping for vintage finds to add to your home can create a unique and timeless style. They can also help to de-clutter and organize your space. Vintage adds character to a room. Organize with Vintage Baskets and Tins. Add character to your Kitchen with Vintage Canisters and Copper Pots. Enjoy a stroll through aisles of unique antiques, collectibles, and vintage bargains. Find vintage furniture, jewelry, vintage clothing, retro décor, vintage shabby chic, art, house wares, repurposed items, books, garden decor, lighting, rugs  and a host of other treasures. Whether you are a passionate antique enthusiast, a collector of vintage oddities, or looking to give your home a shabby chic makeover, the market will delight you with its distressed furnishings, antique porcelains and linens, hand-blown glass of years gone by, vintage maps and postcards, and many other one-of- a-kind treasures.  An exciting way to spend the day. French music and crepes add to the ambiance of this unique event!  Don’t miss it! The Event is Free and so is the Parking. Located at the Marin Civic Center, Civic Center Drive and Avenue of the Flags.  Follow the signs. upcoming dates:   Aug. 13,
Sept. 10, and Oct. 8. For more information visit goldengateshows.com   or call (415) 383-2252

Happy Hunting at

Portland Expo Show

Portland, Ore. - There’s nothing more enjoyable than strolling around outside on a beautiful summer day, going treasure hunting at an all vintage show. Those in the Pacific Northwest don’t take those opportunities for granted, which makes the Portland Expo a highlight for both the locals and those who travel many miles to attend. In addition to 400 outside booths plus 900 inside booths of items from the 1850s to the 1970s, this year the show will include the N.W. Regional Chapter of the National Association of Watch & Clock Collectors’ Regional event, a show within a show that will add 160 tables filled with vintage watches and clocks for sale. The show takes place on July 15 - 16 at the Portland Expo Center. The range of diversity makes this a happy hunting ground and includes jukeboxes, vintage clothing, 40s kitchenware, estate jewelry, old tools, fishing, pop culture items from the 1970s and 80s, fine antiques, bronzes, important paintings, sterling smalls, estate jewelry, coins, sterling flatware,  restored period lighting, furniture and more. There is a shipping booth on site, so you don’t have to worry about how to get something home. Early Admission is offered for Friday, July 14. The outside opens at 8:00 a.m. and the inside booths open at 10:00 a.m. And of course, your Early Admission wristband is good for all three days. You can purchase them in advance on the website (christinepalmer.net). Regular tickets are also available on the site.
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