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Calendar of Events

Below is a sampling of typical events listed in each monthly issue. Our shop advertisers who have sales and other special events are also listed, as well as museum exhibits and collector club conventions. Listings preceded with ** means there's a paid advertisement in Yesteryear, which you may refer to for additional information. Each issue usually contains 8 weeks of event listings.

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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18

MELROSE PARK, IL: Swap-O-Rama, 8am-3pm outdoors at 4600 W. Lake St. Free admission. (708)344-7300

SHIPSHEWANA, IND: Shipshewana “Across the Road” Indoor Flea Market, 9am-4pm. 345 S. Van Buren St. at Farmstead Barn Expo. 50-60 vendors. Free admission & parking. shipshewanatradingplace.com

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 19

ALSIP, IL: Tri-State Swap-O-Rama, 7am-4pm indoors/outdoors at 4350 West 129th St. Admission $2.00; kids/seniors $1.00. (708)344-7300

**APPLETON, WI: Antique Fair & Flea Market at Memories Antique Mall, 400 Randolph Dr. 8am-2pm.; Mall open 8-6. Vendors ready to offer unique finds! Mall open 8am with over 18,000 sq. ft. of shopping. 920-788-5553

BEAVER DAM, WI: Flea Market & Craft Fair, Dodge County Fairgrounds, Hwy. 33. Indoor/Outdoor. 8am-2pm. Free admission. 920-350-5360

CALEDONIA, WI: 7 Mile Fair flea market. Indoor/Outdoor: 9am-5pm. Admission: $2 for 12 & up; $1.00 Seniors. 2720 W. 7 Mile Rd.

CHICAGO, IL: Swap-O-Rama, 7am-4pm Indoors/Outdoors at 4200 S. Ashland Ave. Admission: $2.00; kids/seniors $1.00 (708)344-7300

**CHIPPEWA FALLS, WI: 4th Annual Chippewa Falls Antique Show & Sale, Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds, 225 Edward St., Exhibition Hall C. Sat. 9-5; Sun. 10-4. Admission: $5.00, good both days. Free parking. 35 quality dealers & invited guests. Sponsored by Northern Wisconsin Antique Dealers Assoc. 715-617-4310

FOND DU LAC, WI: Central Wis. Gun Collectors Association Show, Fond du Lac Co. Fairgrounds, 495 Martin Ave. Sat 8-5; Sun 8-3. Admission: $5.00. (920) 634-9909; centralwisconsingun.org

FOX LAKE, WI: American Legion Outdoor Flea Market, downtown Fox Lake (weather permitting), 211 State St. Open 7am. Free to vendors & customers. (262)353-1704 (Don)

JOLIET, IL: Unity Route 66 Flea & Farmers Market, 9am-4pm at corner of US Rt. 66 & Rt. 52. Admission donation: 50¢; kids & seniors free. (815)722-9200

MELROSE PARK, IL: Swap-O-Rama, 7am-4pm indoors/outdoors at 4600 W. Lake St. Admission $1.00; kids 50¢. (708)344-7300

**MILWAUKEE, WI: Wisconsin Rummage-O-Rama, State Fair Park Products Pavilion, 640 S. 84th St., West Allis, WI. Sat 9-5; Sun 9-4. Admission: $2.00. Shop a huge variety of quality antiques, collectibles, crafts, misc. & much more, all under 1 roof! Bargains galore & a whole lot more! 414-481-5859. Facebook: wirummageorama

PALATINE, IL: Wolf’s Palatine Flea Market, 8am-4pm, 1775 N. Rand Rd. Indoors/Outdoors. ADMISSION: $1 adults, 50 cents seniors & children 6-12. Under 6 are FREE. 847-524-9590

ST CHARLES, IL: 45th Fall Fox Valley Antiques Show & Sale, Produced by the Chicago Suburban Antiques Dealers Assn., Kane County Fairgrounds, 525 So. Randall Rd., St. Charles, IL. Saturday 10-5; Sunday 10-4. Authentic antiques are exhibited BY 55 dealers from 15 states indoors at the Kane County Fairgrounds. A non-profit organization, admission benefits local historical preservation & educational endeavors. Admission: $10. Catered lunch. www.CSADA.com

SHIPSHEWANA, IND: Shipshewana “Across the Road” Indoor Flea Market, 9am-4pm. 345 S. Van Buren St. at Farmstead Barn Expo. 50-60 vendors. Free admission & parking. shipshewanatradingplace.com

**SOUTH MILWAUKEE, WI: Depression Era Glass Society of Wisconsin 42nd Annual Milwaukee Vintage Glass, Knights of Columbus Hall, 732 Badger Ave, South Milwaukee, WI 53172. Free glass I.D., Reference Library, Door Prizes. Free admission for guests under 30 with Ad & I.D. Info: Glen (414) 551-2017; www.facebook.com/degsow

**WHEATON, IL: Annual Spook-tacular Haunted Halloween Flea Market, 3pm to Midnight. Also, horror movie stars, celebrities, live music, costume ball. DuPage Co. Fairgrounds, 2015 W. Manchester. Admission: $7.00. 715-526-9769; www.zurkopromotions.com

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 20

ALSIP, IL: Tri-State Swap-O-Rama, 7am-4pm indoors/outdoors at 4350 West 129th St. Admission $2.00; kids/seniors $1.00. (708)344-7300

BLOOMINGTON, IL: 3rd Sunday Market, Interstate Center, 2301 W. Market St. 8am-4pm Admission: $6; 13 & under free. Indoor/outdoor sale features more than 450 top dealers, representing 17 states. 217-202-2847

CALEDONIA, WI: 7 Mile Fair flea market. Indoor/Outdoor: 9am-5pm. Admission: $2 for 12 & up; $1.00 Seniors. 2720 W. 7 Mile Rd.

CHICAGO, IL: Swap-O-Rama, 7am-4pm Indoors/Outdoors at 4200 S. Ashland Ave. Admission: $2.00; kids/seniors $1.00 (708)344-7300

**CHIPPEWA FALLS, WI: 4th Annual Chippewa Falls Antique Show & Sale, Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds, 225 Edward St., Exhibition Hall C. Sat. 9-5; Sun. 10-4. Admission: $5.00, good both days. Free parking. 35 quality dealers & invited guests. Sponsored by Northern Wisconsin Antique Dealers Assoc. 715-617-4310

COUNTRYSIDE, IL: Countryside Collectors Classic Toy Show, Park Place of Countryside, 6200 Joliet Rd. 10am-2pm. Admission: $6.00; kids 6-12, $2.00. Preview admission at 7:30am: $20. Over 150 tables of midles, die cast, new & vintage toys & more. (262)366-1314; www.uniqueeventsshows.com

FOND DU LAC, WI: Fond du Lac Flea Market at: Brothertown Community Center, 300 Winnebago Dr. 9am-3pm. Free admission & parking. Vendors wanted. (920) 929-9964; Facebook: Fond du Lac Flea Market

FOND DU LAC, WI: Central Wis. Gun Collectors Association Show, Fond du Lac Co. Fairgrounds, 495 Martin Ave. Sat 8-5; Sun 8-3. Admission: $5.00. (920) 634-9909; centralwisconsingun.org

**JEFFERSON, WI: Jefferson Bargain Fair Flea Market & Craft Fair. Jefferson Speedway grounds, Hwy. 18; 6 miles W. of Jefferson. 6:30am-2pm. Free Admission. (920)648-6407 or 648-2705

JOLIET, IL: Unity Route 66 Flea & Farmers Market, 9am-4pm at corner of US Rt. 66 & Rt. 52. Admission donation: 50¢; kids & seniors free. (815)722-9200

MELROSE PARK, IL: Swap-O-Rama, 7am-4pm indoors/outdoors at 4600 W. Lake St. Admission $1.00; kids 50¢. (708)344-7300

**MILWAUKEE, WI: Wisconsin Rummage-O-Rama, State Fair Park Products Pavilion, 640 S. 84th St., West Allis, WI. Sat 9-5; Sun 9-4. Admission: $2.00. Shop a huge variety of quality antiques, collectibles, crafts, misc. & much more, all under 1 roof! Bargains galore & a whole lot more! 414-481-5859. Facebook: wirummageorama

**MILWAUKEE, WI: 38th Annual Fall Milwaukee Postcard Show & Sale, St. Aloysius Gonzaga Hall, 1441 S. 92nd St. at Greenfield Ave.; Exit I-894. Admission: $3.00. 18 quality dealers offering postcards, papertiques, ephemera, uniques. 9am-3:30pm. 608-877-0538

PALATINE, IL: Wolf’s Palatine Flea Market, 8am-4pm, 1775 N. Rand Rd. Indoors/Outdoors. ADMISSION: $1 adults, 50 cents seniors & children 6-12. Under 6 are FREE. 847-524-9590

ROSEMONT, IL: Wolff’s Flea Market, Allstate Arena, 6920 N. Mannheim. 4am-11am. Admission: $2. www.wolffs.com

ST CHARLES, IL: 45th Fall Fox Valley Antiques Show & Sale, Produced by the Chicago Suburban Antiques Dealers Assn., Kane County Fairgrounds, 525 So. Randall Rd., St. Charles, IL. Saturday 10-5; Sunday 10-4. Authentic antiques are exhibited BY 55 dealers from 15 states indoors at the Kane County Fairgrounds. A non-profit organization, admission benefits local historical preservation & educational endeavors. Admission: $10. Catered lunch. www.CSADA.com

**SOUTH MILWAUKEE, WI: Depression Era Glass Society of Wisconsin 42nd Annual Milwaukee Vintage Glass, Knights of Columbus Hall, 732 Badger Ave, South Milwaukee, WI 53172. Free glass I.D., Reference Library, Door Prizes. Free admission for guests under 30 with Ad & I.D. Info: Glen (414) 551-2017; www.facebook.com/degsow