Photo by Cole Robbins, 2015   
                                                                                                        Photo by Marcia Arnold, 2015  
Food, Fun, and Fireworks!  Happy 4th of July! 
Warm weather and vacation days often give us the time to poke around in antique shops.  Find what you need for your holidays on!  

This month's newsletter features!
Tennessee is a great place to start the search for antiques!  (Tennessee members, do you like the current cover iris or this new photo?  Email input to
Start your Tennessee Antique Trail journey in Clinton.  Why?  
Clinton has fourteen shops in walking distance of each other.
Clinton is listed in Fodor's top ten towns for best antiquing!
 Find the list of  stores on! 
Clinton has two antique shows: the first weekend in May and the second weekend in October. 
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Fayetteville has 10 shops on the historical square and 2 more near by.  Several of the buildings on the square were built in the 1800's.  His and Hers, on the square, was one of the first members  of
Find the list of stores on .
  Join the fun at Slawburger Festival in the spring and Host of Christmas Past in November.
Cookeville has 8 stores, including 3 stores on the historical square and others within blocks.  You will also find Legacy Appraisal Services at Maddux Place. 
See the complete list and websites at CookevilleTNAntiqueTrailcom.
Cookeville is in Putnam County, TN, birth place of founder - Marcia. 
 She notes that it has many beautiful natural places to visit: Burgess Falls is a place to start!
GasLamp Antiques & Decorating Mall and GasLamp Too at 100 Powell Place in Nashville, TN, welcomes you to TWO buildings (50,000 square feet) of treasures!  
All members will be featured in the fall issue of Journal of Antiques and Collectibles.  It will be a full page map much like Florida in February.
                   Do You Need More Brochure/Maps?
                       Email or call Joy at 502-963-3686.
Find details about shows and events of our members on
or Events calendar
We encourage all members to log in and add your events to the events calendar at no extra charge.  Here are a few of the upcoming shows and event.
Help us spread the word about all of our member shops and shows by posting our logo or brochure photo on your website or other social media and link to
Upcoming Antique Markets





Antique Association of Arcadia

Antique Fair
Arcadia, FL
 July 25, 2015
Metrolina Expo Vintage & Antiques Show
Charlotte, NC
July 2-5, 2015 & July 30-Aug 2, 2015
Murfreesboro Antiques Show
2650 Middle TN Blvd
Murfreesboro, TN
July 17-19, 2015 
Scott Antique Market
Atlanta, GA
July 9-12, 2015
Fostoria Glass Society of Tennessee
Nashville, TN
July 18-19, 2015
We have  MANY new members - to find out who has just joined, go to and look at lower left corner below map! 
Station House Antiques is a lovely new member shop located in Boaz, AL.  Find more information about this shop at!
___________________________________________________________________________ has 14 NEW members. Follow Wendy through Indiana! Look at one of her finds! No, she did not buy it!   






This section of the newsletter will focus on new uses for old things!  If you have found a unique new use for an old item, let us know at


"I have found new uses for these sugar shakers.  I use one for Cajun seasoning, a must in our home since I married a man from Louisiana. The other I use for cocoa powder for cappuccinos.  My mother has a lovely silver sugar shaker that she gets out at Christmas time to sprinkle nutmeg on eggnog."  Kristin






Antiques and Such in beautiful Beaufort, SC is for sale!
 Located in the historic district, this shop gets lots of tourists and local support.
Contact Dianna Baker,

Vendors Needed!
The Southern Lovin' Junkin' Show in Columbus,GA is looking for vendors!  The show is held Oct. 30-Nov.1.  Get a 10% discount if you book your stall by July 31st!
Auction being held at Patches Consignment in Scottsboro, AL
July 12 at 10:00
For more information contact Dave at 



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a way to show and share bits and pieces from Bits & Pieces, Fayetteville, TN. 





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Happy Trails!
Kristin Hicks, Newsletter Editor
Marcia Arnold 
Bruce Pate 

and the team

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