By Eric C. Rodenberg DUBUQUE, Iowa – Kimberly K. Schilling believes in antiques. She also believes in “turning lemons into lemonade.” Schilling is bullish on the antique markets in the Midwest and the Plains; and as proof, is opening not one, but two new antique shows in Iowa. As owner
By: Antique Trader Antiques Show News | October 14, 2016 ROCK ISLAND, Ill. — The annual Fall Antique Spectacular Vintage Market is being held Nov. 4-6 at the QCCA Expo Center, 2621 4th Avenue, Rock Island, Illinois. This event, which helped to put the “V” in vintage, is featuring 70
You couldn’t tell by the Saturday crowds at the QCCA Expo Center that the antiques business is down, as some say. In fact, that was a subject of debate at the Rock Island venue, where the aisles were close to full late in the morning for the annual spring version
ROCK ISLAND — The shelves and cases held memories hundreds were happy to remember. Glassware, jewelry, rugs, books, postcards, trinkets, furniture, knickknacks and more offered glimpses into the past, of how the world once was and how it still is. “If things could talk,” said Debbie Sexton, of Sumner, Iowa.
ROCK ISLAND — The minute Heather Kopp walked through the doors of the QCCA Expo Center Saturday morning, the hunt was on. She and hundreds of others had their work cut out for them at the 18th Fall Antique Spectacular going on this weekend at the Expo Center in Rock
ROCK ISLAND — Hundreds gathered at the QCCA Expo Center Saturday in search of oldies but goodies at the 16th fall Antique Spectacular. The center was filled with several organized rows of antique furniture, jewelry, books, china, kitchen ware, rugs, wall hangings, artwork, knickknacks and more. Christa Hocker, of Geneseo,