WCHS to hold jailbird antique festival

The Wayne County Historical Society’s Museum of Wayne County History will be holding the Jailbird Antique Festival Saturday May 3. This is the third year the Historical Society has held the Jailbird Antique Festival. Apart from all of the great antique vendors in the museum and under the tent on the lawn, also onsite from 10am-2pm will be Antique Appraiser, Jackie Spiegel. Visitors to the Jailbird Antique Festival may bring 2 items to be appraised for $3 per item. Proceeds for the appraisals will benefit the Wayne County Historical Society.Fumie Thorpe from Thorpe Vineyards will also be on site from 11-2pm to pour tastings of the award winning Jailhouse Wine. Bottles and gift packs will also be available for purchase. Some of the dealers on site will be Carol Trevarthen with western antiques and primitaves, millitary items, quilts and Victorian furniture; Jay Hyland with antique jewelry and furniture; Donna Hatch with beaded purses, pictures, and depression era glass; Connie and Richard Brinkman with small collectables, irons, coins and lamps; Elizabeth Allen with a variety of antiques; the Societies booth of donated antiques of all kinds, including quilts and student artwork from equine artist Ann Collins; Chris Davis with glass and bottles; Edson Ennis with paper products; Pam Lee with antique furniture and collectibles; Bob Young with a variety of antiques; and Sean Flaherty with estate jewelry, photography, and objects de arte. Lunch will also be available from 11-2pm and desserts and coffee all day long. This is also volunteer recognition day and WCHS volunteers will be treated to a luncheon in their honor. Serenading our guests will be the strolling minstrels Merry Mischief. Admission is free and is from 9-3pm Saturday May 3 at the Museum of Wayne County History. Parking is behind the museum and on Butternut and Church Streets. For more information about these events, call the Museum of Wayne County History at 315-946-4943 or look at the website, www.waynehistory.org The Museum is located at 21 Butternut Street, Lyons NY.

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