54th Annual Chestertown Antiques Show & Sale

Now in the 54th year, the Chestertown Antiques Show & Sale is a high  point of the Thanksgiving week-end in Chestertown. Once again the Show  will feature past favorites and new dealers alike, with a great variety  of specialties, all in town to support Kent Association of Riding  Therapy (KART), a 501 c 3 non-profit dedicated to providing therapeutic  horseback riding to special needs children and adults.  

Back for the third year is nationally recognized art and antiques  appraiser, Todd Peenstra. He will be available throughout the weekend to  appraise items for Show attendees at $5 per item. As with past Shows,  Mr. Peenstra donates all appraisal fees to KART. If an item is too large  to bring to the show, a picture will be enough for an initial  appraisal.  For more information, please visit his website:   www.peenstraappraisals.com.   

This year, Sean Downey of Barn Life Primitives (AKA 13 beater street) in  Galena, MD, is donating a sweetheart table to be used in a raffle with  all proceeds benefitting KART. The winning ticket will be drawn 1pm,  Sunday November 26th. Winner does need to be present to win, but the  table must be picked-up by end of Show on Sunday – 3pm, or arrangements  must be made with Mr. Downey.  

Patrons will have the opportunity to purchase raffle tickets at the  show; $10 per ticket or at Barn Life Primitives located on Main Street  in Galena, MD.  In addition, tickets may be purchased online. Please  contact Mr. Downey by email 13beaterstreet@gmail.com OR visit his FB  page www.facebook.com/Barnlife Primitives  

**SUNDAY ONLY** KART is pleased to welcome USAFR Veteran John T.  Reardon, Lt. Col (ret)Author of WWII first-hand account stories and his  great grandfather’s Civil War adventures. 

The show begins Friday, Nov. 24 from 4 to 7 p.m.  Saturday hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday hours 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.  The show also features a bake sale, on-site cafe, and a $500 raffle.   

General admission is $8.  Parking is free. Please see informational  card, or print any part of this event notice for a $2 admission  discount. 

For a current/updated list of vendors, please visit KART's website: www.kentridingtherapy.org/antiquesshow.htm. Interested in participating  as a vendor or volunteer? Please send an email to  kentridingtherapy@gmail.com


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