Sutter Street Fall Fair in The ‘Heart’ of Folsom California

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Historic Sutter St is the perfect setting for Folsom Antique Fair

40th Annual Antique Peddlers’ Fair – September 16

Calendar of Event Listing

40th Annual Antique Peddlers’ Fair on Sutter Street, Folsom. Sunday, September 16th from 8am-4pm, Rain or Shine! Four blocks, filled with antiques & collectibles, great food & live entertainment. Avoid parking hassles! Free Light Rail tickets distributed at Iron Point, Glenn & Hazel Stations, compliments of Regional Transit. Free Admission.

Event Hotline: 916-985-7452, Twin Bridges Productions: 530-241-4063, or on line at www.tbcashows.info

Local antique collectors and visitors will be joined by antique enthusiasts from Northern and Central California when the Folsom Historic District Association hosts their 40th Annual Antique Peddlers’ Fair on Sunday, September 16 on Sutter St. Thousands of shoppers will fill the four-block historic district for this popular event. Many longtime collectors start their search early by flashlight. Others enjoy the convenience of free light rail transportation to Regional Transit’s new station at the foot of Sutter Street.

The upcoming Antique Fair features a wide range of antique and collectible merchandise: Glass, china, pottery and porcelain, including Depression Glass, elegant glass of the depression era, American pattern glass, California pottery and Limoges; American and European furniture, including Hoosier cabinets, pie cupboards, bookcases, bedroom suites, and dining sets; Country and Primitives, including cast iron, ice cream and Bakelite gaming items, old farm equipment, tools, and trunks; Estate and vintage jewelry, watches and accessories; Paper Collectibles, including post cards, books, old sheet music, sports and movie memorabilia, and advertising signs; Prints and paintings; Clothing and Textiles, including vintage furs and linens; silver and silverplate; and musical memorabilia including hand-crank phonographs and records (78 and LP.)

shabby chic at the peddlers fair
Shabby Chic and garden art at the Folsom Antique Fair

John Humphries, KPAY Radio Talk Show Host and well known antiques appraiser will tour the Antique Peddlers’ Fair, looking for hidden treasures and noteworthy antiques and collectibles. Mr. Humphries will be available to answer questions for collectors during his morning visit.

Featured special services this September will include: Verbal identification and evaluation of family treasures or garage sale finds by local favorite appraiser Gary Cox, “The Antique Answerman.” Mr. Cox is well known locally for his work with the Crocker Museum, KVIE’s Central Valley” Chronicles and local historical societies. He will also appear with the Folsom History Museum’s 10th Annual Evaluation Day on October 6 and is a frequent appraiser with Twin Bridges Appraisers’ Panels.

Verbal appraisals will be available for $5 per item. Mr. Cox will be available as well to arrange for a formal appraisal of individual items or estates for insurance purposes or for sale. He will be set up near the Folsom History Museum in the 800 block of Sutter Street. Quality repair of glass and china by Judy and Kenny Lang of Miracle Glass of Grass Valley. Miracle Glass will accept pieces for repair or restoration at the Sutter Street event. Miracle Glass is known throughout California and Oregon for their quality repair and restoration services. Because this is an outdoor show, Kenny will not be able to do on-site repairs as weather affects his work. Convenient pickup and drop off locations will be provided. Miracle Glass will be located in the 600 block of Sutter Street.

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Collectors decorate with treasures found at Folsom Antique Fair

A Food and Entertainment Court will offer shoppers a great selection of food and beverages. Weary shoppers may take a break in a covered seating area adjacent to live entertainment.

Featured performers will be local favorites Captain and the Diva, a popular local group known for their superb renditions of “classic hits,” authentically covering every style from the early rock of the 50’s right up to present day adult contemporary. Captain and the Diva will perform from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the 800 block of Sutter Street near Pachanga’s.

Also returning this Spring is Oscar Reynolds, Bolivian master flutist and guitarist. A leading advocate and ambassador of his native country’s music, this multi-instrumentalist, recording engineer, flute-maker, and composer originally from La Paz, Bolivia has a unique musical style that is distinctly Bolivian combined with Afro-Andean and Flamenco influences. Mr. Reynolds will perform throughout the day in the 700 block of Sutter Street across from the Hacienda del Rio.

The Pleasant Valley Boys, a contemporary country music group directly inspired by the exciting acoustic country music of the late 1940’s that has come to be known as “Blue Grass”, will perform from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm in the 600 block of Sutter Street near Chicago Fire. The Food and Entertainment Court as well as food service throughout Sutter Street will offer shoppers a great selection from breakfast burritos and Belgian waffles to a variety of barbecued and grilled items to tempting snacks such as Kettlecorn, ice cream, waffle cones, shave ice, roasted nuts, and tempting desserts, plenty of hot and cold drinks including espresso and smoothies, and for the discriminating canine shopper, gourmet dog treats!

The 40th Annual Antique Peddlers’ Fair takes place Sunday, September 16, rain or shine, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (or come early and bring your flashlight!) on Historic Sutter Street in Folsom. Shoppers may avoid parking hassles by taking advantage of free Light Rail tickets, available from participating Sutter Street merchants beginning September 1, as well as on the day of the event, September 16, at the Iron Point, Glenn and Hazel Stations, compliments of Regional Transit (first light rail train arrives on Historic Sutter Street at 9:55 a.m.).

This event is made possible in part by support from K-Hits 92.1, Folsom Auto Mall, The Folsom Historic District Association, Alley Development Corporation, Bernau Development Corporation, The Folsom Telegraph, Murray’s Power House Pub, Peoples’ Folsom Lake Chrysler-Jeep and Snook’s Chocolate Factory of Folsom.

For more information, call Twin Bridges Antique Productions at 530-241-4063 or on line at www.tbcashows.info.

For last minute updates, call the Event Hotline at 916-985-7452.

antique furniture at the peddlers fair
Vintage furniture at the Antique Fair.jpg
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A surprise visit by the Placerville Model A Club during the Spring Antique Fair in Folsom

Carole Berry is an antiques coordinator in the Folsom area who loves to write about antiques and antiques shows. Carole is an amazing organizer who helps shows to run like clockwork.