Saturday, September 5, 2009

New Calendar ...

The beginning of school and the 18 month calendars ...
Time to get my act together and buy a new calendar.
Cannot locate my old one after getting back from LONDON.
New one now is way better than waiting until they are 1/2 price in March ...

Already I have loads of cool stuff to write in - so I don't forget!
Thought I'd share it with you ...

Sept. 4th -27th
Fall Premier Show
Storewide Sale Sept 4-6th
A great spot to shop ....

Sept. 5th
Not the "usual" venue
for many of you to shop.
But believe me -
I have found great treasures.
Like small ironstone dishes.
Try it ...
You'll like it!
Go Mikey Go!
(get it? Mikey will like it??)
National Guard Armory

Sept. 12th
Barn House Fall Harvest
Harvest a bunch of goodies ...
That's what I'm planning on doing!
Joe and Jermonne
and the phenom they have produced.
Can't wait to see what they have up their sleeves ...
who REALLY knows what TOWN
the barn is in ..... 
it's OWN WORLD, sista!

Sept 12th
Vintage Gatherings
at Beyond the Garden Gate 
17414 NE 199th St. 
Battle Ground, Washington
Make the weekend a 2-fer
with this spot ...
a great sale in it's own right!

Sept 12th
Vintage Barn Antique Show
For those of you not in the Portland Metro area
or wanting a trip out of town -
this is a great show in
Rathdrum, Idaho.
btw -- Rathdrum is close to
Coeur d'Alene
Silverwood anyone??
If I end up heading to see Montana Girl
and the kiddos --
I'll time my trip to catch this show!

Who wouldn't love this Barn Baby?

Sept. 13th
Coburg Antique Faire
Need I say more?
If you've never been ....
Well, I can't describe what you've been missing.
Unless it's the best deals in the dark ...
and sometimes the rain, lol!
GOBS of Good Stuff
and many of my personal favs will be there ..
any probably some new favs ...
(and I will too!!)

Sept. 13th
(click for info)
Want to stay in the
Portland Metro area?
Millennium Plaza Park
Lake Oswego

Sept. 19th
The Camas Vintage Street Faire
One of the most picturesque small towns
so close to Vancouver WA and Portland OR
Laurie (Worthy Goods/A View from the Coop)
gave me the 411.

Sept. 2oth
Historic Deepwood Antique Faire
Hmmm .....
GORGEOUS Queen Anne house - check!
STUNNING gardens - check!
Vintage car show - check!
Live music - check!
Scads of wonderful booths - check!
Free admission - check!
On my calendar - DOUBLE CHECK!

Sept. 26th
Queen of Tarte
Boutique Flea Market
Only Cindy could host a flea
that's really a boutique is disguise!
I have heard whispers about the guests,
but you'll just have to wait 
and hear it from the Queen herself!

Sept. 26th
Simplify Sale
Community Yard Sale
13691 SW Morgan Road
Sherwood, OR
9 AM - 2 PM

Oct. 3rd
Outdoor Gala Happening 
 Uncovered Ruby
510 E. Main Street
Battle Ground, Washington

Oct. 3rd
From Hwy 126 go south on Helmholtz 
about a quarter mile, 
turn west on Obsidian Ave.
Down about a mile on the right hand side.
For more information or directions.
Lisa at 541-410-7815 or Peggy at 541-460-0357
Redmond, OR
Worth the drive
(and I stay with family!)

Oct. 15th - 17th
Craft & Antique Show
Think of heading up north?
Tippy top of Washington?
Maybe head up to Vancouver or
for some tea
Tim Horton's donuts?
Don't ask ...
Here's the place I wanna stop.
For all three days.
and THEN to the Empress....

Oct. 17th
The Salvage Studio &
Elegant Clutter Workshop
Quick Gifts and Wraps
Limited Space
Mmmm check out the samples
Mill Creek, Wa

Oct. 23rd & 24th
Funky Junk Sisters
A junk-a-licious show ...
One that has GOT to be on every
Junk Queen's calendar!
So much rusty stuff - so little time!
(South Hill - Puyallup)

Oct. 24th
Can't let the pumpkin out of the bag ...
but come and see the Tarte barn!

Oct. 24th & Oct 25th
Yes ...
It's a four letter word!
A true shop-till-you-drop
Over 1000 booths ...
or "pitches" as they would say

Nov. 7th
Molly Mo's & Vintage Trifles
I kinda hate to mention this one,
as I'd prefer it to be
my own personal fun time.
But honestly --
everyone in blogland is
so nice,
that I MUST share.
These two are incredible separately and
nuclear together.
For those that wait for
to be at a show with her work,
this is the one not to miss.
Don't be sorry - mark your calendar, NOW!

Martha's Miss Rose lives at the Who Villa!
Diane's blog

Nov. 7th
Tarte Magic of Christmas
Good thing Oregon City and Sublimity are close!
Who knows
better than the Queen of Tarte?
I've got to be there to experience the sparkles!

Hugs and here's to some fun on YOUR calendar!


  1. Betty,
    What a great calendar of events.

    thanks so much for putting this together for everyone.

    Is Martha's sale in Nov ant her house?
    Should i just check your posts closer to time and find out??
    Don't want to miss another one!!

    Will see you at Coburg!!

    barbara jean

    (Hey, want me to bring your two fiends who are hibernating in my garage??)

  2. WOW! I'd have to buy a calendar just to write all that in!!
    Thanks for the info. The Doll & teddy show sounds amazing. I think I'm moving west so much to do out there! Enjoy!
    Hugs, Lisa