Benefiting the Greenwich Historical Society, the Greenwich Antique Show is taking place this year on Dec. 1 & 2 at the Eastern Greenwich Civic Center on 90 Harding Road in Greenwich from 10 am to 5 pm each day. This show highlights a variety of antiques from 42 top dealers.
On Saturday, December 1, there will be Rago Modern Design Lecture and Appraisal Day from 12 noon to 5 pm. Join Rago specialists for a lecture, followed by complimentary auction evaluations for Fine and Post War/Contemporary Art, 20th/21st Century Design; 18th/19th Century Decorative Arts and Furnishings, Jewelry, Silver, Coins, and Currency (photographs acceptable). Appraisals by appointment only. Please call 917-745-2730.
This show offers a wide variety of merchandise, including fine art, marine art, estate jewelry, American and continental furniture, prints, handbags and more from the 18th century to the mid 20th century. Exhibitors bring their best material and shopping is fun. Dealers are happy to answer questions and give you some history on the function and creation of the items they are selling.
Admission for $15 per person includes both Saturday (10 am to 6 pm) and Sunday (11 am to 5 pm) and the on-site gourmet cafe is a nice place to sit for a minute.
The preview gala is on Friday, November 30 from 7 pm to 9 pm and tickets are available online. Tour and shop the Greenwich Winter Antiques Show before it opens to the public. Champagne reception, open bar, passed hors d’oeuvres and light buffet by Marica Selden Catering. Tickets: $150 per person. Advance reservations strongly preferred. Gala tickets are non-refundable. Purchase tickets at http://www.greenwichhistory.org/antiquarius.php
or call the Greenwich Historical Society at 203-869-6899 x 10.