The Historic Alexandria Antiques Show, November 13-15 at the Holiday Inn Historic District.
Thousands of pieces of period furniture, paintings, prints, folk art, carpets, lamps, ceramics, metalware, glass, textiles and unusual decorative accessories await curious homeowners in search of inspiration.
And while shoppers feast their fancies on five centuries of mementos, they can do so in the comfort of knowing each is backed by a full guarantee of authenticity.
Interior designers agree there’s no better way to bring allure and mystique to a home than fine antiques.
Students and first-time treasure hunters will also find the show a friendly way to learn about the fascinating world of antiques.
Celebrating its 61st consecutive year, the show brings together more than 30 top-ranking dealers from around the US and Europe.
Participating dealers will include Maile Allen, Colonia, NJ; At the Sign of the Sycamore, Sewickley, PA; Patricia Barger; Fairfield, CT; Susan Barr Antiques, Trumball, CT; The Country Squire, Milton, MA; Dongan Collection, Bronxville, NY; The Ensinger Collection, Surfside Beach, SC; The Hanebergs Antiques; East Lyme, CT; J&M Antiques, East Amherst, NY; Johanna Antiques, Baltimore, MD; Zane Moss Antiques, New York, NY; Nicoll Fine Art & Antiques, Newcastle, ME; Peenstra Antiques Appraisals, Annapolis, MD; Elinor Penna, Garden City, NY; Perry-Joyce Fine Arts, Sawyer, MI; Howard Price Fine Art, Lake Worth, FL; Derek & Tina Rayment Antiques, Cheshire, UK; Shaeffer’s Antiques, Glyndon, MD; Shaia Oriental Rugs of Williamsburg, Williamsburg, VA; Washington Square Antiques, Alexandria, VA; Washington Square Gallery, Philadelphia, PA; Ed Weissman, Antiquarian, Portsmouth, NH; and Roger D. Winter, Solebury, PA.
Hours of the show are Friday, November 13, 11 am-8 pm; Saturday, November 15, 11 am-6 pm; and Sunday, November 16, 12 noon-5 pm.
Admission tickets can be purchased at the door for $15 each or for $12 each at www.ArmacostAntiquesShows.com. Children under 12 are free.
The show is located at the Holiday Inn Historic District at 625 First Street. Free parking is available.
Proceeds from the show benefit the Historic Alexandria Foundation. The foundation awards grants annually to an array of preservation projects and conducts a preservation awards program.
Separate tickets are required for the preview party, November 12, 6:30 pm-9:30 pm, and for all other special events. More information is available at 703.549.5811.
About Armacost Antiques Shows
Armacost Antiques Shows lets people of all ages discover the simple pleasure of owning fine antiques. Visitors to our shows can shop, look and learn in friendly surroundings, knowing they can buy with a guarantee of authenticity. All shows benefit nonprofits, including museums, churches, social service agencies and preservation groups. The nonprofit sponsors help generate enthusiasm for antiques while delivering much-needed financial support for their institutions and communities. More information is available at www.ArmacostAntiquesShows.com