Melting Pot Productions adds two antique shows to lineup

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

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Antiquers come to Expo Center to buy back their childhood

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.

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Antique Spectacular fuels memories of simpler times

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

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Hunters find treasures at Antique Spectacular

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,

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