36th Annual Truckee Antiques Show to benefit Truckee Boosters
July 15, 2010
TRUCKEE, Calif. and#8212; Thousands of quality antiques and unique collectibles, all for sale, will be featured at the 36th Annual Truckee Antiques Show July 16, 17 and 18 at Truckee High School, Donner Pass Road. Because of the long-standing reputation of this show, more than 50 exhibitors from nine states, including California, Idaho, Missouri, Nebraska, Oregon, Nevada, Tennessee, Utah and Washington will take part. Known by loyal antique enthusiasts as the largest, finest show in the Cal Neva Area, shoppers will discover a wide variety of merchandise, including turn-of-the-century oak and walnut furnishings, lighting fixtures, kitchen and country primitives, Victorian colored and art glass, American art pottery, sterling silver and silverplate flatware and holloware, estate and costume jewelry, watches, fine porcelains and china, toys and dolls, American folk art, paper collectibles (including prints, maps, magazines and books) as well as slot machines and gambling related items.
Originally founded in 1974 by the Truckee Wolverine Boosters Club, the show continues to raise money for Truckee High Schooland#8217;s scholarship, academic and sports programs. For the past three years, the event has been promoted by Twin Bridges Antique Productions. The show was promoted for 33 years by Walter Larsen of Walter Larsen and Associates, Berkeley, Calif.
Food service will be provided by volunteers from the Truckee High School Boosters Club, chaired this year by Lee Shontz. Judy Lang and Kenny Lang of Miracle Glass Repair, Grass Valley, will be present during all show hours providing quality repair and restoration of glass and china at reasonable prices. There will be daily drawings for Antique Bucks which can be used at any Twin Bridgesand#8217; Show, including Truckee. Truckee High School is located at 11725 Donner Pass Road in Truckee (Exit #184 off I-80), approximately 30 minutes from Reno, Nev. For more information, contact Twin Bridges at (530) 241-4063 or online at http://www.tbcashows.info.
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