Antiques show to support Truckee Boosters Club
TRUCKEE, Calif. — Thousands of quality antiques and unique collectibles, all for sale, will be featured at the 39th Annual Truckee Antiques Show July 26, 27 and 28 at Truckee High School.
Because of the long-standing reputation of this show and strong support from collectors, more than 50 exhibitors from nine states will take part in this year’s event.
Known by loyal antique enthusiasts as the largest, finest show in the Cal Neva area, shoppers will discover a wide variety of merchandise, including rare slot machines and gambling related items, American and European furniture and furnishings, lighting fixtures, kitchen and country primitives, American folk art, Western Americana, Victorian colored and art glass, American art pottery, sterling silver and silverplate flatware and holloware, estate and costume jewelry, fine porcelains and china, toys and dolls, and paper collectibles (including prints, maps, magazines and books.)
Originally founded in 1974 by the Truckee Wolverine Boosters Club, the show continues to raise money for Truckee High School’s scholarship, academic and sports programs. For the past six years, this show has be promoted by Twin Bridges Antique Productions, promoters of quality antiques shows throughout California and Southern Oregon since 1982.
The show was promoted for 33 years by Walter Larsen of Walter Larsen and Associates. The Truckee High School Boosters Club, chaired this year by Kristi Morgan, will coordinate student and parent volunteers. Students from the Truckee High junior class, girls’ soccer and volleyball teams and football players will all pitch in to provide food service and general show assistance.
The Truckee Antiques show takes place Friday and Saturday, July 26 and 27, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday, July 28, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Admission is $5 ($1 discount per person with this article) with free return and free parking throughout the three-day event.
There will be daily drawings for “Antique Bucks” which can be used at any Twin Bridges’ Show, including this event. Truckee High School is located at 11725 Donner Pass Road in Truckee.
For more information, contact Twin Bridges at 530-241-4063 or online at http://www.tbcashows.info.
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