The Wayside Inn Antiques Show – May 14-16, 2010

Our friends down the road are having an auction, and we thought our readers would be interested.  If you are interested in sponsoring or attending this benefit auction for The Wayside Inn please read on and/or download the flyers (see the end of this post).

Longfellow’s Wayside Inn is a nationally recognized Massachusetts Historic Landmark, licensed as an Inn and tavern in 1716 and continues today to provide hospitality services along the former Boston Post Road.

Preview Party and Reception May 14, 6:30pm to 9pm $125 by advance registration and $150 at the door

General admission $10 Saturday, May 15 and Sunday, May 16 10am to 5pm

A 501(c)3 not-for-profit 120-acre historic site on the National Register of Historic Places, the Wayside Inn offers rich educational public programming, with trained interpreters detailing a variety of colonial customs at several historic building locations. The village campus was originally conceived by former property owner Henry Ford, and is generally recognized as the first living-history museum in the United States. The Wayside Inn remains dedicated to the preservation and stewardship of its open campus, as well as the interpretation and operation of the old Howe Tavern; represented today by the multi-room facility known as the Wayside Inn.

In order to ensure the longevity of this landmark property we need your help. Please consider a sponsorship at any level, or attend the opening night reception to preview some of the most extraordinary antiques on the market while enjoying fine food and drink in a grand canopy tent housing 44 top-notch dealers.

For sponsor information and preview tickets please contact Kathy Quinton, Director of Sales , (978) 443-1776 x102 or Sponsor press kits are available at

Presenting Sponsor: SKINNER, INC. Auctioneers and Appraisers of Antiques and Fine art

Sponsorships range from $10,000 (Preview Party Sponsor) to $500 (Bronze) and Show Catalog Advertising ($250).

General Admission Preview Tickets for 6:30 Admission
• $125 pre-purchase • $150 at the door
Preview Party tickets are transferable and are good for admission all three show days. Sponsors are allowed early-admission to Preview Party, beginning at 5:30pm. General Admission to Preview Party begins at 6:30pm. Advertising rates include ad setup.

Wayside Antiques Show Insert (pdf file)

Wayside Inn Antiques Show Sponsor and Preview Info (pdf file)

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