6th Nov, 2011

Antiquing Around Hill Country Homes in Fredericksburg TX

Fredericksburg’s antique shops and antiquing events keep Texan history alive for Hill Country homeowners and Texas visitors alike.  The Annual Fredericksburg Fall Antiques Show coming up this week is a case in point.  “Shows Celebrating American Heritage” offers Texas ranchers and owners of Fredericksburg TX real estate a vast array of antiques and collectibles.

If buyers of Fredericksburg TX land or Hill Country ranches want to display antique agricultural machines, The Hill Country Antique Tractor and Engine Club will oblige.  The club’s tractors come out in full force for the Christmas Parades in Fredericksburg on Dec. 2, 2011.  They also host a large event in June at the Gillespie County Fairgrounds.  The summer show features a selection of memorable agricultural relics.

In the Historic District of Downtown Fredericksburg Texas real estate, favorite antique shops cater to the local penchant for visiting and resident antique collectors, as well as anyone looking for that perfect accent piece for any room in the house in Fredericksburg.  All year round, these antique shops bring in an appealing array of furniture and endearing items.

This weekend’s Fredericksburg Fall Antiques Show is one of a handful presented by Texas Hill Country Antique Shows.  Located in a large building and oversized pavilion at the Gillespie County Fairgrounds, the show exhibits many friendly well-known antique dealers and other quality exhibitors who are new this 2011 season.  These dealers offer a wealth of good information about the historical significance of various pieces.  The collections feature the best furniture, architectural collectibles, and other interesting conversation pieces such as Treasures from Christmas Past.

Time:  Saturday, Nov. 12, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 13, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Place:  Gillespie County Fairgrounds, 530 Fair Drive, Fredericksburg Texas

Admission:  $5.00/weekend with children 12 and under free and parking is free.

Antique buffs missing the show this week can stop by our downtown antique shops:

  • Homestead at 230 E. Main Street, Fredericksburg TX, specializes in custom upholstery and traditional furnishings such as tables and chairs, and items to cozy up the home.
  • Jackson’s Uptown Market at 214 W. Main Street, Fredericksburg TX offers fine art, antiques, furnishings, lighting, gifts, and accessories.
  • Lauren Bade Fredericksburg at 229 E. Main Street Upstairs, Fredericksburg TX offers antiques, linens, gifts, and jewelry.
  • Salt Branch Outpost at 244 W. Main Street, Fredericksburg TX is an antique gift shop specializing in antler art and furniture, custom designing, and antler lamps, chandeliers, and tables.
  • Showcase Antiques at 119 E. Main Street showcases old porcelain, American brilliant cut glass, collectible French art glass sabino, sterling silver flatware, pottery, art glass, antique furniture and more.

Buying and selling property in Texas Hill Country

For expert guidance in your personal search for the ultimate piece of the Hill Country, please call Dale E. Cook, MBA and owner of SAGE – Premium Texas Real Estate at (830) 992-0056.

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