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This Show is held in a lovely trees park right in downtown Lexington. Always the third weekend in August.
Lexington is a thriving town. You have the University there. Then you have all the horse biz. They raise them, they race them there. Lot of dinero flowing the town.
Everywhere you look you see new apartments going up.
Not many shuttered stores.
The locals dress up for the show. This is not a Walmart crowd.
That said, this is not an easy show to…Continue
Uptown was held on first weekend of August in a very trendy shopping,eating, and partying area of Minneapolis.
It is a theee day show with setup the day before except for those on Hennepin Ave.
The Show is held in two distinct sections: booths are setup on the street and grass of a mall that runs about five blocks long. Those booths setup in staggered times on Thursday. The second section sets up on Friday on Hennepin Avenue which runs across the top of the mall.
As I set at a table across from Lake Michigan, munching a great breakfest bagel and reading The NY Times, I reflected on my time doing this show for the past 25 years.
You cannot beat the location.
South Haven is a Lakefront town about 35 miles above the Indiana border.
It is a big vacation destination for Chicago and northern Indiana folks. Also nearby Kakamazoo claims this as their beach town.
It is held in tree-shrouded Stanley Johnson and can easily hold 150…Continue
This show was last weekend, second weekend of July.
A two day show with Friday setup.
Held on the lake bluff in downtown St. Joseph.
200 exhibitors setup on both sides of the sidewalk, the show extends about eight city blocks.
Most can pull right into the curb and setup. Pretty easy setup and teardown.
The Show has been going on more than 25 years and attracts a good crowd. A lot of Chicago money here with a mix of Michiganders and folks from northern…Continue