YORK, Pa. — February is the shortest month of the year, so it makes sense to start it off with a bang. Enter the “Original 182nd Semi-Annual York Antiques Show & Sale” Friday and Saturday, Feb. 2-3, at Memorial Hall East, York Fairgrounds Convention & Expo Center, 334 Carlisle Avenue, York, Pa.
Show promoter Melvin L. Arion calls the event “one of the premier events in the mid-Atlantic” and promises the show will offer enough variety to “ensure anyone can find a new treasure at York.”
The show features 60 curated exhibitors in room settings offering an impressive breadth of antiques, including 18th and 19th century period American and English furniture, American country pieces in original paint and decoration, fine early porcelain and pottery, quilts, hooked rugs, samplers, and other textiles, lighting, vintage holiday items, with an emphasis on Halloween and Christmas treasures, historic ephemera, early kitchen and fireplace items, Native American artifacts, pueblo pottery and baskets, estate jewelry, vintage toys, woodenware including a large selection of hand carved butter prints, and fine art by renowned artists.
Two exhibitors will be making their debuts at this edition of the York Show: Willow Springs Antiques, Rexford, N.Y., and Joan Bowman, Milford, Del.
The event, which Arion claims is the second-oldest antique show in the country, is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $10. Parking is free. Food will be available in the smoke-free site.
For more information, go to www.theoriginalyorkantiquesshow.com; or call Arion at 302-542-3286 or visit the York Show Facebook page at The Original Semi-Annual York Antiques Show & Sale.