Thursday, April 22, 2010
“Dust off your precious antiques and bring them to Palisade to have them appraised,” said Melinda Eastham, owner of Arts & Antiques of Palisade. “Becky Shaffer, a certified appraiser and co-owner of Great American Estate Sales will do appraisals inside Arts and Antiques of Palisade for $5 per piece.” Arts and Antiques will also have specially marked items for sale and possibly a sidewalk sale. A group of quilters will host a quilting bee in the store.
Vendors of antiques, crafts, and food will be located on 3rd Street in downtown Palisade. Vintage cars from the Wheels West Car Club will be on display. Ron Koss of Simmer Down will provide music in Palisade’s Town Center Plaza. A special, guided historic walking tour of downtown will start at 1:00 p.m. Rapid Creek Cycles will lead a Cruiser Bike Rally & Ride from the Town Center Plaza at 2:00 p.m. and Suncrest Orchard Alpacas, High Country Orchards, and Grande River Vineyards will offer tours at 12:00, 2:00 & 4:00 p.m.
The Antique Street Fair & Marketplace comes on the heels of an action-packed weekend in Palisade. The Colorado Department of Wildlife is holding their "Outdoor Heritage Day” on Saturday, April 24; and the Grand Valley Wineries Association is hosting "Barrel Into Spring," Saturday and Sunday, April 24 and 25. For more information contact the Palisade Chamber at 970-464-7456 or visit their website at www.palisadecoc.com.