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Mid-America Show Calendar

 

MARCH & APRIL EVENTS

 

~ MARCH ~

 

MAR. 1-30: MONA Archives, rarely displayed items from the archives of the Museum of Nebraska Art, Kearney, NE • 308-865-8559

MAR. 1-31: 19th Annual Parade of Quilts, dozens of hand-stitched creations on display at various merchants in downtown Yoder, KS • 620-728-9945

MAR. 1-JULY 21: "A River Runs Through It," an examination of the Platte River, Museum of Nebraska Art, Kearney, NE • 308-865-8559

MAR. 1-2: First Friday in the West Bottoms, Kansas City, MO, monthly vintage marts featuring Martin's Memories Kansas City, MO

MAR. 1-2: Marble Crazy, annual event featuring glass artists from around the country, Moon Marble Co., Bonner Springs, KS, 913-485-0400

MAR. 1-3: Antique Spectacular Vintage Market, QCCA Expo Center, Rock Island, IL; www.AntiqueSpectacular.com

MAR.1-3: Fort Worth Show of Antiques & Art, Will Rogers Memorial Center, Fort Worth, TX • www.fortworthshow.com

MAR. 1-3: Des Moines Arts & Craft Show, Iowa's largest show, 300 exhibitors, Varied Industries Bldg., Iowa State Fairgrounds, Des Moines, IA, 563-652-4529

MAR. 2: A Gathering on the Prairie, country primitives, early Americana, Otto Center, Arthur, IL • www.agatheringontheprairie.com

Mar 1-2, Homesteaders on the Prairie Antique Show, Moultrie-Douglas Fairgrounds, Arthur,
homesteadersotp@aol.com • 614-325-8873

MAR. 1-10: "Quilters", a music and dance production featuring construction of a colorful quilt, various times, Theatre Lawrence, Lawrence, KS • 785-843-7469

MAR. 2: Spring Sampler, variety of vendors, demonstrations, seminars, Burlington Recreation Center, Burlington, KS, 620-364-8484

MAR. 2: Territorial Arkansas Living History Fest, celebrating 200 years of Arkansas history, Davidsonville Historic State Park, Pocahontas, AR • 870-892-4708

MAR. 3: Marble Crazy, Marble Collectors Show, antique, vintage & contemporary marbles, free marble appraisals, Double Tree Hotel, Overland Park, KS • 816- 916-9038

MAR. 3: Bleeding Kansas Program Series, Constitution Hall State Historic Site, Lecompton, KS • 785-887-6520

MAR. 2: Clarinda Craft and Vendor Marketplace, Wibholm Hall, Page County Fairgrounds, Clarinda, IA, www.clarinda.org

MAR. 3: Made in Oklahoma, vendors of the state's best foods, crafts and services, Farmers Public Market, Oklahoma City, OK • 405-602-1851

MAR. 8-10: Clarinda Gun Show, Wibholm Hall, Page County Fairgrounds, Clarinda, IA

Mar 8-10, World Wide Antique and Vintage Show, Expo Building, Denver, CO •
www.findyourantique.com 

MAR. 9: Second Saturday Architecture Tour, a fun and educational tour through downtown Tulsa, OK • 918-583-5550

MAR. 9-10: OKC Land Run Antique Show, State Fair Park, OKC Fairgrounds Expo Hall, Oklahoma City, OK • 918-619-2875

MAR. 9-10: 62nd Spring Fox Valley Antiques Show & Sale, Kane County Fairgrounds, St. Charles, IL. • www.CSADA.com

MAR. 9-10: 47th Annual Glass Show & Sale, sponsored by the 20-30-40 Glass Society of Illinois, Concord Plaza Midwest Conference Center, 401 W Lake St, Northlake, IL

MAR. 10: Chicagoland Petroleum & Advertising Show, Will County Fairgrounds, Peotone, IL
815-436-4733 • gasguys@hotmail.com 

MAR. 10: Duck Week Junk Show, Piedmont Intermediate School, Piedmont, OK • 405-373-5011

MAR. 15-16: NOTO Arts & Antiques Festival, NOTO Arts Center and Great Overland Station, Topeka, KS

MAR. 15-16: Pre-War Auto Swap Meet, 1,000 vendors participating, Grady County Fairgrounds, Chickasha, OK • 405-224-9090

MAR. 16: NW Missouri Insulator and Bottle Show & Sale, Platte County Fairgrounds, Platte City, MO • 816-719-0801

MAR. 16: Rain (Snow) or Shine Indoor Rummage Sale, North Iowa Events Center, Mason City, IA • 641-423-3811

MAR. 16: Tri-State Farm Toy and Collectibles Show, National Guard Armory, Norton, KS •

785-877-2341

MAR. 16-17: Platte City 47th Annual Antique Show, Platte County RIII High School, Platte City, MO

MAR. 16-17: Astoria Fur Trade Encampment, learn about the era of fur trading in the American West, Fort Osage National Historic Landmark, Sibley, MO • 816-229-8980 

MAR. 16-17: Grayslake Antique Market, Lake County Fairgrounds, Grayslake, IL •
www.zurkopromotions.com

MAR. 17: Bottle & Jar Show, St. Louis Bottle Collectors Assn., St. Louis, MO •
314-570-6917

MAR. 16-17: American Indian Educational Days, a weekend of learning about Indian culture, Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site, Collinsville, IL • 618-343-5160

MAR. 21: Third Thursday, community, art, music in downtown Hutchinson, KS • 620-663-6179

MAR. 21: Fourth Friday Art Walk, participating galleries and merchants of Ste. Genevieve, MO • 800-373-7007

MAR. 22-24: Antique Spectacular Vintage Market, Grand River Center, Dubuque, IA, Melting Pot Productions, 712-326-9964 • www.AntiqueSpectacular.com 

MAR. 22-24: Spring Open House and Handmade Market, Greenwood Vintage Market, antiques, collectibles, crafts, Greenwood, MO • 816-537-7177

MAR. 23: 37th Annual Mark Twain Lake Antique Show & Sale, Paris High School, Paris, MO • 660-327-4994

MAR 23-24: Rocky Mountain Antique Festival, Ranch Events Complex, Larimer County Fairgrounds, Loveland, CO • Heritage Events Co. • 918-619-2875

MAR. 23-24: 69th Annual Oregon Antique Show, Sponsored by the Oregon Woman's Club, 50+ Midwest antique dealers, Blackhawk Center, Oregon, IL

MAR. 29-30: Ada Gem, Mineral & Fossil Club Swap Show & Sale, Pontotoc County Agri-Plex, Ada, OK • 405-452-3520

MAR. 29-31: Vintage Market Days, antiques and collectibles, State Fair Park, Oklahoma City, OK • 918-527-1247

MAR. 29-31: An Affair of the Heart, one of the largest arts and craft shows in the USA, Tulsa Expo Square, Tulsa, OK • 405-632-2652 or 800-755-5488

MAR. 30: Funky Junk Flea Market, vintage finds, antiques, repurposed, Atchison, KS

MAR. 30: Olde Alton Spring Vendor and Craft Fair, Alton, IL, 314-690-8520

MAR. 30-31: "Windy City" Coin Op & Advertising Show & Sale, DuPage County Fairgrounds, Wheaton, IL • www.zurkopromotions.com

Mar 30-31: Chicagoland Antique Advertising, Slot Machine & Jukebox Show, Lake County Fairgrounds Event Center, Grayslake, IL •  www.chicagolandshow.com • 815-353-1593

MAR. 30-31: 12th Annual All Around the House Quilt Show, Fischer Farm, Bensenville, IL •

630-834-3152

 

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MORE SHOWS FOR THIS MONTH MAY BE FOUND ON THE STATE CALENDARS
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~ APRIL ~

 

APR. 1-6: The Original Round Top Antiques Fair, The Big Red Barn, Round Top, TX •  
www.roundtoptexasantiques.com 

APR. 1-7: Rose of Texas Antique Show at the Legal Tender Saloon, Warrenton, TX • 580-263-0441

APR. 4-6: Pride of the Prairie Spring Marble Show, buy, sell or trade, Decatur, IL •
217-422-8454

APR. 5-7: Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show, 1602 Sioux Dr., Marion, IL • 618-993-2657

APR. 6: Breweriana Blowout XIX, largest brewery collectibles in the Midwest, Belleclair Fairgrounds, Belleville, IL • 618-377-5686

APR. 6: High Noon Shoot-out, old West reenactments, J.M. Davis Arms & Historical Museum, Claremore, OK • 918-341-5707

APR. 6: Greater Tulsa Area Train Show, Bixby Community Center, Bixby, OK, 405-250-8449

APR. 10-14: Fan Association of North America (FANA), meeting in Boston. Find details on Facebook: "Hand Fan Collectors"

APR. 12: Doniphan Heritage Days, demonstrations of 18th, 19th and early 20tth century life in Doniphan, MO • 573-996-5298

APR. 12-13: 13th Annual Postcard, Stamp & Paper Show, Johnson County 4-H Fairgrounds, Iowa City, IA • 319-400-6498

APR. 12-13: Mennonite Relief Sale, general and quilt auctions, Kansas State Fairgrounds, Hutchinson, KS • 620-345-7142

Apr 12-14: Antique Spectacular Vintage Market, Five Sullivan Brothers Convention Center, Waterloo, IA • 712-326-9964 • www.AntiqueSpectacular.com 

APR. 12-14: Ulysses S. Grant Birthday Celebration Weekend, various events and tours relating to the 18th president, Galena, IL • 815-777-9129

APR. 13: Classic Tractor and Farm Toy Show, antique and garden tractors, hit and miss engines, Spillman Event Center, Jamesport, MO • 660-684-6146

APR. 13: Outdoor Vintage Market at Paramount East Antique Mall, Augusta, KS • 

316-775-3999

APR. 13-14: Grayslake Antique Market, Lake County Fairgrounds, Grayslake, IL. Zurko's Midwest Promotions, 715-526-9769 • www.zurkopromotions.com

APR. 13-14: Wichita Militaria Collectors' Military Gun and Collectible Show, Cessna Activity Center, Wichita, KS • 316-210-3255

Apr 20: Outdoor Vintage Market at Paramount Antique Mall, Wichita KS 316-722-0500

APR. 26-27: Hobnob Spring Market, 150 vendors with plenty of vintage and handmade items, Effingham County Fairgrounds, Altamont, IL, 217-342-5310

APR. 26-28: Ecole du Soldat (School of the Soldier), lectures and demonstrations on French colonial life, Ste. Genevieve, MO • 800-373-7007

APR. 26-28: Indian Market Days at Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site, Native American vendors and artists, Collinsville, IL • 618-346-5160

APR 27: Mid-America Coca-Cola Collectors Club Show & Sale, Holiday Inn and Suites, Overland Park, KS • 913-888-8440 • www.mid-americatcccc.com

APR. 27:  Outdoor Vintage Market at Paramount Marketplace, Wichita, KS • 316-260-6316

APR. 27: Junk Hippy Roadshow, one of the top vintage events in the U.S., Heritage Place, MacArthur Blvd., Oklahoma City, OK • 405-242-3290

APR. 27: Indie Trunk Show, all about local crafters, artists and businesses of Oklahoma, Oklahoma State Fair Park, Oklahoma City, OK • 405-640-3964

APR. 27-28: Omaha Antique Show, Firefighters' Hall, Omaha, NE • 913-488-3306

APR. 27-28: Best of Missouri Life Market Fair, Missouri-made products sold by the artists and craftspeople who made them, Powell Gardens, Kingsville, MO • 573-489-1785

APR. 28: Fort Leavenworth Homes Tour, walking tour of historic homes on the army base, Grant Ave., Fort Leavenworth, KS • 913-684-3193