Busy Fall ahead for Champlain Valley Expo

first_img12th Annual NSRA Northeast Street Rod Nationals, Sept. 23-25, Champlain Valley Exposition, Route 15, Essex Junction, Vt. More than 1,500 colorful pre-1949 street rods, trade show, vintage auto parts swap meet, arts and crafts show. Show hours Sept. 23, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Sept. 24, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Sept. 25, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Admission $12 for adults, $3 for children 6-12, under 5 is free when accompanied by an adult. For more information, 878-5545 or the Northeast Street Rod Nationals at (724) 932-3747 or visit www.nsra-usa.com(link is external).17TH ANNUAL VERMONT SHEEP AND WOOL FESTIVAL, Oct. 1-2, Champlain Valley Exposition, Route 15, Essex Junction, Vt. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Vermont’s premier fiber event, with fleece, roving, and wool yarns from area producers. Visually stunning hand dyed wools, fine fibers and specialty foods. Eighty-plus vendors including farms with livestock for sale. Demonstrations and workshops offered. Admission is$5. Call (802) 446-3325 or visit www.vermontsheep.org(link is external)CHAMPLAIN VALLEY ANTIQUES FESTIVAL, Oct. 8-9, Champlain Valley Exposition, Route 15, Essex Junction, Vt. More than 200 dealers from the Northeast will display a full range of antiques, with 40 room settings. Named a 2005 “Top 10 Vermont Fall Event” by the Vermont Chamber of Commerce. Saturday, Oct. 8, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, Oct 9, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is $7 for adults and children 12 and under free. Special preview admission beginning at 9 a.m. on Saturday is $15. All exhibitors are indoors. Sponsored by the Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce and produced by New England Antique Shows of Lexington, Mass. For more information, www.antiquingvermont.com(link is external) or (781) 862-4039.SHRINERS BINGO, Oct. 9. Miller Expo Centre, Champlain Valley Exposition, Essex Junction, Vt. Variety of games, half-and-half, money machine. Open seating, concessions. No children under 12. All proceeds benefit Mount Sinai #3 Shrine Activities. For information, call (802) 434-2055 or (802) 878-1714.NINTH ANNUAL Blue’s MODEL HORSE SHOW, Oct. 15, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Champlain Valley Exposition, Route 15, Essex Junction, Vt. Admission is free. Presented by Guy’s Farm and Yard of Williston. Scale models of horses on display, competitions and hobbyist demonstrations. Information, 878-5112 or write guyswilliston@verizon.net(link sends e-mail).EVERYTHING FIT AND HEALTHY EXPO, Oct. 22, Champlain Valley Exposition, Essex Junction, Vt. A daylong event for children, adults, families and senior to learn more about healthy lifestyles, nutrition, exercise and lifestyle choices. Sponsored by the Champlain Initiative, United Way of Chittenden County, Vt. Dept. of Health and UVM Extension. Seminars, demonstrations and trade show. For more information, Suzie Petrie, (802) 878-5545 or Kimberley Legg at (802) 864-7541.WOKO GIANT FLEA MARKET, Oct. 23, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Champlain Valley Exposition, Essex Junction, Vt. Hundreds of tables and booths will be set up to sell collectibles, flea market and garage sale items, antiques and close-out items. Outdoor space available for motor vehicles, boats, RV’s, snowmobiles and other large items. Food concessions will be available. Tables and booths are still available for exhibitors and commercial vendors. Call Susan Petrie at (802) 878-5545 or email spetrie@cvfair.com(link sends e-mail) to register in advance.last_img

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