OSWEGO, NY ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â‚¬Å“ The planning committee of the Heritage Foundation of Oswego is busy working on plans for its 19th annual Antique Show and Sale.
Set for Harborfest Weekend, the Heritage FoundationÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s Antique Show and Sale, sponsored by Entergy Nuclear, will be held July 25 and 26 at the Oswego Armory, West First Street.
As part of the show and sale, the Heritage Foundation will maintain a booth featuring consigned or donated antiques and collectibles.
Area residents are encouraged to consider this event as a venue to sell some of their antiques and collectibles.
ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œThe Antique Show and Sale is a great opportunity to market these items,ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â said committee chairperson, Laree Pease. ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œItÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s a great resource for individuals who might not otherwise participate in antique shows.ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â
During the event attendees will have the opportunity to bring in their treasured antiques and have them professionally appraised each day from 1 ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â‚¬Å“ 3 p.m.
ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œWe are happy to be able to provide this valuable resource,ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â said Pease.
Those in attendance will be allowed one free appraisal with paid admission.
Additional appraisals will be available at a per item charge.
Also included in this yearÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s show will be demonstrations on textiles and womenÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s handiwork, chair caning, chair rushing, a quilt show, a vintage clothing display, an expert on the repair and restoration of metal antiques, a 50-50 raffle, and a food booth.
The Antique Show and Sale will be open July 25 and 26 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The show is near Harborfest activities and free parking is available for antique show visitors.
Admission to the show is $4.Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â Advance ticket sales may be purchased at the riverÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s end bookstore for $3.
Those interested in more information on donating or consigning items may contact Marilou Santoro at 343-0172.
Anyone interested in reserving a display booth may contact the Heritage Foundation of Oswego at 342-3354 or Pease at 343-5919.
The Heritage Foundation of Oswego is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the preservation and promotion of Oswego CountyÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s Historic and Architectural resources.
The Heritage Foundation of Oswego supports and sponsors projects that continue to educate our many communities on the importance of preservation.