It was hot. Really, really hot. The sun shone without relief and the line-up of cars stretched for miles down the road on either side of the conservation area. Here. in the middle of the country, was Canada's largest antique show. With more than 200 vendors and over 10,000 visitors from all over North America, this is one event that I didn't want to miss.
To be honest, I don't know much about antiques. I don't know what specific items are worth or how they should be priced. I do know, however, what I like.
I like old things.
Despite the heat and crowds, there is nothing quite as fun as browsing a 10-acre treasure trove. There were so many wonderful things to see! To my credit, I only made three small purchases: a vintage floral-patterned table linen, a large wooden tray (pictured above) and a glass dish with a chicken-shaped lid. My friends bought me a small globe with matching bookends, which was beautiful and so sweet of them.
We wisely opted to leave the giant Ronald McDonald head at the show, but it was certainly worth a photo.
Here are some other photos from the show:
Gorgeous, right? If you want to join in on the treasure hunting fun, the next show is on September 10. You can check out all the details here.