31st Annual Depression Era & Vintage Glass Show and Sale

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Date(s) - 02/25/2017 - 02/26/2017
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Arkansas State Fairgrounds Hall of Industry


The Arkansas Glasshoppers, Inc. will host their 31st Annual Depression Era & Vintage Glass Show and Sale at the Hall of Industry, State Fairgrounds, Roosevelt & Howard Streets, Little Rock, Arkansas.  Show dates are Saturday, February 25, 2017, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, February 26, 2017, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Admission of $5 is good for both days.  Parking is free.   24 dealers from 14 states will display over 175 tables of sparkling glassware, pottery, and kitchen items of the era.  The private glass collection displays will include one display of glass that is centered around the birthstone color for each month of the year.  James Hayes, the internationally-acclaimed glass artist who is a member of the Arkansas Glasshoppers Club, will create one of the special glass displays with his wonderful blown glass.  This year for our 31st Show, we are having interactive presentations throughout both days:   How to create table settings using Depression Era glass, on Saturday at 10:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., and 3:00 p.m., and on Sunday at 11:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.  Identification Marks will concern how to find and interpret identification marks on glass, showing at 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, and 1:00 p.m. on Sunday. Door prizes will be given on the hour and there will be a reference table for glass identification.  Visitors may bring in up to three items for identification or evaluation.  The public is invited to come and spend the day shopping at leisure.  The building is handicapped accessible and a snack bar is available.  For further information, please visit our web site at www.ARGlasshoppers.org, or contact Show Chairman Bud Martin at (501) 868-4969 or bgmarglass@sbcglobal.net.  The Arkansas Glasshoppers may be reached at ARGlasshoppers@aol.com and on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Arkansas-Glasshoppers-Inc/115016871880571