Message from the President, April 2011

March 31, 2011
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Dear Antique Faire Enthusiasts, The Wet Weather Continues – Once again, on Sunday March 6 we were subjected to another in the seemingly endless series of rainstorms targeting the 1st Sunday of the month. The big difference this time was the inaugural event of our new Rainout Rollover Policy. All the forecasts were predicting solid rain throughout Sunday, so on Saturday morning March 5th, I cancelled Sunday’s Antique Faire and scheduled the makeup event for the following Sunday, March 13. Our makeup show was a resounding success even though there were predictions of rain (again!) late in the day, and the weather was somewhat chilly and cloudy. Over... Continue reading

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March 2011 Featured Dealer~Julie Brusseau

March 31, 2011
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March was our first Rollover Rain policy show which was a success, bringing out thousands of customers and over half of our dealers who were able to sell plus some new vendors trying the show for the first time. Our featured dealer for March is a regular dealer, Julie Brusseau, who sets up an elaborate display every month as a complete design concept from kitchen spaces to clothing, her booth is a true treasure trove of vintage surprises. There's a little something for every collector to choose from. She always delights her customers with one-of -a-kind objects and keeps them coming back for more!   Julie Brusseau... Continue reading

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Green for St. Patrick’s Day

March 17, 2011
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There are only two kinds of people in the world, the Irish and those who wish they were. Whether or not you're Irish or wish you were, we celebrate being green every month at the Alameda Point Antiques Faire with recycled and repurposed vintage goods. Today, I'm wearing a 50's three strand vintage necklace with multi-colored green beads found at the Point that two dealers sold to me for a song. Talk about the luck of the Irish...Happy St. Patrick's Day Vintage Lovers. I took this photo with my Hipstamatic. The vintage necklace was found at the Alameda Point Antiques Faire this year and I told the dealers I would wear it for St. Patrick's... Continue reading

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Have A Ball: Happily Ever After Show Glow

March 3, 2011
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Show producer & resident style expert, Sandra Michaan is your vintage Fairy Godmother for spring, transforming your rags to riches at The Point. There’s no time like spring to inject some magic into your wardrobe and decorating scheme.  Whether you are the “champagne on a beer budget” type or you have plenty of disposable cash to spare every month for your shopping budget but enjoy a good deal, the Alameda Point Antiques Faire won’t let you down. We were all treated to a glorious preview of spring weather at the February show after months of rainy shows to contend with, and dealers brought their best merchandise to satisfy the most... Continue reading

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February 2011 Featured Dealer~Rusty Clover

March 2, 2011
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Featured Dealers for February 2011, Katy Halligan & Collette Miller of Rusty Clover, based in Roseville, CA sell at the Alameda Point Antiques Faire every month. They bring their painted array of vintage merchandise from furniture to decorative accessories and style their booth into a wonderland of visual delight. They don't have a permanent booth location but you can look for them in the Point Magazine, our free monthly program guide directory. You can also visit their blog at rustyclover.blogspot.com Visit Rusty Clover this month at The Point and get... Continue reading

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Flirty Tips and Trends for Your Funny Valentine

February 5, 2011
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A 50's apron like this one can be found at Alameda Point (Sold online at Heavenly Lingerie)

Our fearless Faire producer, Sandra Michaan takes you to the trenches to find the look of love... retro style. Love is in the air. Or do I need an inhaler? Apparently, I need two since this winter has given me the flu and a very unsexy cough that won’t seem to go away but I digress. February is the month of LOVE. What better place than the Alameda Point Antiques Faire to find something sentimental for your beloved? If the romantic holiday fills you with dread, don’t despair; woo yourself for Valentines Day. After all, who knows you better? Find yourself the perfect love gift. Here are some shopping suggestions I gave in the latest issue of The Point... Continue reading

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