July 8, 2011
■ Producers from the History Channel will be filming at the next Burlington Antique Show on July 17 at the Boone County Fairgrounds, 5819 Idlewild Road in Burlington.
The producers of the American Pickers series are working on a new show about America’s top amateur collectors and pickers, according to an email from Burlington’s show manager Tony Pham.
Early-bird admission, from 6 to 8 a.m., is $5. Admission from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. is $3, free for ages 12 and younger.
■ Lexington’s two monthly antique shows are this weekend.
An Antique Affair, 1211 Manchester Street, is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.
The Athens Schoolhouse Antiques Show, 4800 Athens-Walnut Hill Road, is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $2.
■ The Summer Vendor Event, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Rabbit Run Recreation Center, 1920 Fort Harrod Drive, will feature 16 vendors offering products from Pampered Chef, Longaberger and more.
■ Modern Mercantile and WM Wine Shop at Stonewall Shopping Center, 3101 Clays Mill Road, will celebrate its grand opening from 6:30 to 11:30 p.m. Friday with live music and a wine tasting.
The business includes a retail store with furniture, jewelry, pottery and products from local artists.
A bistro will serve food and wine, and take-and-bake items including quiche. The wine shop will carry a variety of brands including those from Kentucky wineries. Wine tastings and live music are planned every Friday. Call (859) 223-0471 for more information.
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