Come Find a Treasure

Come Find a Treasure

Thursday, August 9, 2012

Colony Days is Almost Here...Saturday August 11th 8am-4pm

Its that time of year again when all the great antique and collectible dealers come out to Aurora, Oregon to sell all their great finds and treasures. Great place to find that certain something you can live with out, add to your collection, find inspiration, start a new collection. Bring the whole family out for the day.

Pancake Breakfast, 7-11am.  American Legion Hall.  All you can eat benefit sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary.  $7.00 adult, $3.50 12 & under.
1K/5K Walk/Run, 1K Run starts at 7:30am, 5 K walk starts at 8:30am.  Register at 6:45am and begin at the Old Aurora Colony Museum, 2nd & Liberty Streets. $20/5K walk, $10/1K run. Proceeds benefit the Aurora Concerts in the Park series. (See blog at right for more details.) Have a blast running or walking the streets of historic Aurora while the rest of the town sleeps! You may register online at www.racenorthwest.com and sleep a little later yourself.
OUTDOOR ANTIQUES FAIRE, 8am-4pm.  Shop for authentic antiques and curious vintage finds on the streets of our historic downtown then cool down in our nationally famous AIR CONDITIONED shops.  Great decor from country primitives to midcentury modern and industrial wonders.  Special foods all day, from “fair” foods to gourmet specialties and freshly made desserts.  Shops open until 5pm.
Parade, 11am.  Find a shady spot on Main Street or Liberty Street in our lovely residential neighborhoods and watch our proudly presented parade, complete with Little Miss Pioneer and her court.  Parade makes a loop from the city park on Liberty to the Main Street side.
Living History at the Old Aurora Colony Museum, 11-4.  After you dig around in their annual sidewalk rummage sale, step into the 19th century courtyard and see costumed demonstrators and the popular “ring of fire” wheelwright.  Free admission.  What a show!
Art Show & Sale, 10-5.  American Legion Hall.  You’ll find paintings, photography, textile art as well as three dimensional pieces at this popular annual art show.  Cast your ballot for the Peoples Choice Award.  Take home your favorite piece!  Presented by the Aurora Arts Association.
Celebration in the Park, 5-10pm.  Aurora City Park.  Food, wine and beer presented by Pheasant Run Winery or bring your own picnic dinner while you first listen to the local music spotlight then let your hair down with music by the special entertainment of 10 piece party band “Big Night Out”.

Lots of Flatware

Lots of Flatware
Silverplate and some Sterling

Silverware Collection

Silverware Collection
Add to or start a collection

Fenton and Fostoria

Fenton and Fostoria
Glass and Copper

Sterling and Costume Jewels

Sterling and Costume Jewels
Silver and Jewelry

Spooky Treasures

Spooky Treasures

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