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Discover Vintage America - FEBRUARY 2017

Vintage Exchange a mid-winter jewel

We're all mired in the winter doldrums, so it's time to get re-energized for the year. One of the best ways that an avid antique collector or vintage enthusiast can get inspired is to attend the Vintage Exchange on Feb. 18 at the Pavilion Event Space in Kansas City, MO.

Pavilion Event Space is simply an elegant environment for this upscale antique and collectibles show, which is sponsored by Discover Vintage America.

The Vintage Exchange will be held at Pavilion Event Space, which is also a great venue for weddings and receptions.

This is Discover's first foray into "show business" and we're in the process of lining up some impressive vendors for the one-day market. The giant room will be filled with vendors of antiques and vintage wares including gems, "mantiques", primitives, architectural fixtures and many other kinds of collectibles. Our male readers will be interested to see the various dealers of 'boy toys' perfect for furnishing Ye Olde Man Cave at home. But traditionalist need not worry; plenty of true antiques and authentic collectibles will be for sale. The Vintage Exchange will cover many categories of interest.

And beyond antiques and collectibles there will
be delicious food provided by the professionals at Pavilion Event Space. You can nosh on tasty tidbits and enjoy your favorite cocktail, wine or beer. Indulge yourself. Shop. Savor. Bond with
your friends.

The Pavilion Event Space boasts more than
10,000 square feet of renovated event space.
The room showcases antique bronze ceilings,
15 Swarovski crystal chandeliers, hand-scraped hickory hardwood floors, 40-foot archways trimmed in stone, a 112-foot long grand chandelier aisle. It's the perfect venue for antique dealers to display their wares in style. And, it's conveniently located to four major highways, Interstates 70 and 435 and 470 and U.S. 40.

Dealers are still welcome to participate as vendors. Please call 660-829-2623 to get the full details. Or send an e-mail to You can also follow us on the Vintage Exchange's Facebook page. Admission is only $5. The hours are 9 a.m.–4 p.m. The address is 14831 E. Hwy. 40, Kansas City, MO.

It's been a long and stressful winter. Get rid of your blahs and bring a friend to the Vintage Exchange. The entire staff at Discover Vintage America looks forward to seeing you there.

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