Announcing “Antiques and Arts Treasure Hunt Weekend.” A weekend event designed to promote our local antique and art community. Mark your calendars for June 2, 3, and 4, 2017. Beginning with the First Friday Fireworks and rolling into a two day happening, the event is sure to attract antique and art enthusiasts to our beautiful river towns to find the antique or art treasures of their dreams. Visitors will of course be able to enjoy our local shops, wonderful restaurants, and beautiful Hotels and B&B’s.
The event will feature guided antiques tours of the Golden Nugget Flea Market by Lambertville resident and host of PBS “Flea Market Warriors” Bob Richter on Saturday and Sundaymornings. The afternoons will be filled with antique & gallery art walks and studio visits of New Hope Arts, Artsbridge at Prallsville Mill, ArtYard in Frenchtown, Lambertville galleries, and other antique shops, galleries, and studios.
Transportation will be provided via a convenient shuttle bus between New Hope, Lambertville, Stockton, and Frenchtown. Saturday evening will feature an auction preview, reception, and presentation at the renowned Rago Arts & Auction Center owned by “Antiques Roadshow” specialist appraiser David Rago.
All local business owners are welcome to participate. Similar events throughout the country draw tens of thousands of consumers. We are confident that our reputation and beauty will attract a crowd. Sign up at http://www.DelawareRiverTowns.com/antique-art-treasure-hunt-sign-up/.
Deadline to sign up and be listed in the guide is May 15th.
Transportation will be provided via a bus loop among New Hope, Lambertville, Stockton, and Frenchtown.
Golden Nugget Flea Market (GNFM): Guided tour of the market with Bob Richter host of PBS Market Warriors. Participants would travel by bus from Lambertville to the GNFM. Transportation provided.
Art Yard Frenchtown: Tours of the ArtYard co-op galleries.
Rago Event: Saturday, June 3 there will be a reception hosted by the Rago Auction House, this event will feature a preview of a collection and a discussion lead by David on a relevant topic. In addition hors d’oeuvres and beverages (wine & beer) will be served.
Points of Interest
- Golden Nugget Antique Flea Market
- New Hope Arts
- Touch of the Past
- Art Yard
- Rago Arts
- The Peoples Store
and many more…
Golden Nugget Antique Flea Market is the first stop on the tour. To learn more about the shops on the tours, click here.
Sign up and be listed in the guide is May 15th.
Sign up at http://www.DelawareRiverTowns.com/antique-art-treasure-hunt-sign-up/.