Friday, April 8, 2011

Weekend Plans

Happy Friday!  I hope you have some exciting plans for this lovely spring weekend.  After a busy week down at High Point Market, I will be catching up on work and organizing my office (oh, and aren't our taxes due next week? Ugh).  But the one thing I am truly looking forward to this weekend is the Philadelphia Antiques Show.

I first learned of this show a couple of weeks ago.  Dave and I were watching a PBS special on The Civil War (aren't we exciting people?) when this commercial came on:

The Philadelphia Antiques Show?  Sign me up, baby.  It looks like a great way to spend a Saturday night to me!  Booths full of fabulous antiques, as far as the eye can see?  If you're in the area, I encourage you to go.  You heard the man, you don't need to go with the intention of buying anything (although you might find something terrific!), just come with a learning spirit. 

1780s Windsor Chairs via Greg Kramer & Co.

The show starts tomorrow, and runs through Tuesday, April 12th.  Tickets start at $17.00 and
all proceeds from the event will go to benefit Penn Medicine and this year's beneficiary, The Penn Ovarian Cancer Research Center.  So, it's for a great cause.  In addition to the marvelous antiques, they have some fun events planned: Saturday night is "World Collector's Night" at the Urban Outfitters building.  Then on Tuesday, there's a Luncheon with Alexa Hampton which sounds like it should be wonderful (I'm a big fan of hers... have you read her book?).

For more information on the Philadelphia Antiques Show, visit their website HERE
Maybe I'll see you there.

Happy Weekend!


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Deanna (Silly Goose Farm) said...

Glad you made it back safe and sound. The antique show sounds great! Those Windsor chairs remind me of my husband - he went to a ritzy boarding school that had a whole dining hall of Windsor chairs. Ironically, the school was located in Windsor, CT.

Susan said...

I plan on getting there! :)

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