IT'S THAT TIME OF YEAR AGAIN!
Do you need more boooo-chures? (Okay, I could not resist.)
AntiqueTrail.com has over 800 members and eight state brochures!
The fifth annual AlabamaAntiqueTrail.com brochure deadline is November 1.
The second annual MississippiAntiqueTrail.com brochure deadline is November 10.
I feel extremely honored to have three of the premier educational resources for early southern antiques and decorative arts as AntiqueTrail.com members:
Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts (MESDA) in Winston-Salem, NC, Natchez Antiques Forum and the Natchez Pilgrimage in Mississippi.
I visited MESDA last month, and plan to go back often. MESDA houses the finest collection of early Southern decorative arts in the country. Internationally renowned, MESDA is a remarkable experience that tells the story of the early south through an unparalleled collection of furniture, ceramics, silver, paintings, textiles, and other decorative arts. I stayed in the historic Winston-Salem village; the photo above was a mural in the Inn.
I plan to arrive in Natchez for the second time this year early Wednesday, November 6 to attend the forum. I attended the spring Natchez Pilgrimage and did not want to leave. The Thirty-Sixth Annual Natchez Antiques Forum, a one, two, or three-day event (your choice) celebrates the study of material culture and commemorates the sesquicentennial of Natchez falling to Union occupation. Distinguished speakers include descendants of Jefferson Davis and General Ulysses S. Grant. Enjoy the speakers, home tours, dinner at Dunleith, The Elms or Twin Oaks as well as the Stanton Hall Soiree. You may still make reservations at NatchesAntiquesForum.org.
Speaking of Soiree, the Texas Antique Week at Round Top was a wonderful, western, wow experience. I had the best brisket sandwich in the above pictured saloon. I can hardly believe that in the middle of three or four beautiful pastoral/ranch, rural crossroad towns, there are suddenly 1000s of antique and vintage vendors and even MORE buyers.
As Betty and I distributed AntiqueTrail.com postcards, we were delighted to hear how many people had followed the trail and to find many of our members there! The next show is March 26 - April 6, 2014
! Please plan to go to the show as a buyer and/or seller (Wear comfortable boots!). Some of the top shows'
banner ads may be seen on TxAntiquetrail.com
and the new AntiqueShowTrail.com
REMEMBER - Please
1) Add your special events to the calendar.
2) Add your Facebook page to your listing on AntiqueTrail.com.
- Find the login button on right top of AntiqueTrail.com.
- Login: with email Address and Password
- Click on MY SHOP LISTING.
- Click on EDIT PAGE.
- Go to your Facebook page, highlight the URL at the top left hand side of the page, COPY.
- Return to EDIT PAGE, PASTE into blank space for Facebook.
- Click SAVE LISTING button on top right or bottom of page.
- Click LOGOUT on bottom left of page.
3) Check AntiqueTrail.com often for new stores. Look at the bottom left of the map for the newest shops added.
4) Share your special treasures with Antique Trail Facebook page. An album of several photos seem to attract more likes than many individual shares. Pease like Antique Trail on Facebook. We have over 5,000 likes thanks to many of you!
THANK YOU AGAIN FOR BEING A MEMBER OF ANTIQUETRAIL.COM!