Flamingo Eventz has two big shows planned for April --the longstanding Long Island Vintage Book & Ephemera Fair and its Manhattan Vintage Book & Ephemera Fair The Shadow Show.
Flamingo Eventz Plans Two Big Shows
The Spring Long Island Vintage Book & Ephemera Fair Back In Garden City For An Encore Performance, and The Shadow Show Looms Over Manhattan!
The only Vintage Book & Ephemera Fair on Long Island returns to Garden City for an Encore. The show moved to Hofstra University a few shows back but is returning to the Garden City Field House this Spring. Once again, you can shop where the pros shop, where you'll find truly affordable prices, knowledgeable dealers, and the best in fine, rare old books alongside exceptional ephemera!
You'll find it all with the Long Island Antiquarian Book Dealers Association (LIABDA) and Flamingo Eventz at The Spring Long Island Vintage Book & Ephemera Fair on Saturday, April 6, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, April 7, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Garden City Field House (formerly St. Paul's School), 295 Stewart Ave., Garden City, NY.
An established, long-running, proven show, this is acknowledged to be one the finest vintage book fairs in New York and the only show of its kind on Long Island. Prominent exhibitors from across the United States will gather to present an outstanding array of the finest rare and unusual old books, maps, prints, ephemera, and much more. Plus, the show will feature The Long island Book Collectors, book binding and restoration services, and appraisals by well-known appraiser John Bruno, star of the hit PBS series Market Warriors, on Sunday from 1 to 3 p.m.
Adult Admission is $6, Young Collector's 12-21 are $3, under 12 free with adult admission, and plenty of free parking. The Field House is at 295 Stewart Avenue in Garden City, NY, about 1 hour from Manhattan by car, and 40 minutes by LIRR - the Garden City Station is only three blocks from the Field House.
Event:Spring Long Island Vintage Book & Ephemera Fair
Dates: Saturday & Sunday April 6 & 7, 2013
Hours: Saturday 11am-6pm, Sunday 11am-4pm.
Location: The Field House (Formerly St. Paul's School), 295 Stewart Ave (corner Rockaway Ave and just two blocks west of the Garden City Hotel), Garden City, NY. Check FlamingoEventz.com for maps.
Admission: Adult Admission: $6, Young Collectors 12-21: $3, Under 12 free w/adult admission.
Directions: LIE to Exit 34S or Northern State Pkwy to Exit 26S - New Hyde Park Road. Travel 3 miles to Stewart Avenue. Turn Left 1.5 miles to the Field House.
Appraisals: Sunday 1-3pm at $5/item by John Bruno - star of the hit PBS series Market Warriors.
Miscellaneous: Food and beverages will be available at the show, and there's plenty of free parking.
Who knows the best book fair in New York City? The Shadow Show knows! Flamingo Eventz and Lamont Cranston step out of the shadows to announce the return of The New York City Shadow Show! Known formally as The Manhattan Vintage Book & Ephemera Fair, it will be held on Friday and Saturday, April 12 and 13, - the same weekend as the well-known New York Antiquarian Book Fair at the Park Avenue Armory. This year, expanded hours will be offered for customers. This exceptional shadow show presents some of the finest Vintage & Antiquarian Book and Ephemera Dealers in America, Canada and Europe gathered together for one fabulous weekend, and offers an incredible book and ephemera related adventure.
Held at the well-known Altman Building (The Carriage House) at 135 West 18th St., between 6th and 7th Avenues - the heart of New York's Chelsea District and just a short cab ride from the Armory - members of PADA, ABAA, LIABDA, MARIAB, MABA, ILAB, and other prominent exhibitors, will gather to present an outstanding array of fine, rare and unusual old books, as well as poetry, prose, political, social, historical, children's series, maps, postcards, autographs, prints, posters, World's Fair, and much, much more.
A special feature found only at Flamingo Shows will be Antiques Appraisals by John Bruno - star of the hit PBS antique competition series Market Warriors, Saturday from 1 to 3 p.m. at $5/item!
Past exhibitors have included: 6 Decades Books, New York, NY; Albert Books, Woodbury, NY; Alexanderplatz Books, New York, NY; Anartist, New York, NY; Arcade Books, New York, NY; Austin's Antiquarian Books, Wilmington, VT; B&S Gventer Books & Ephemera, S. Egremont, MA; Bauman Rare Books, New York, NY; Better Book Getter, New York, NY; Bill Hutchison, Mendenhall, PA; Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Catskill, NY; Books Limited, Flushing, NY; Brooklyn Books, Brooklyn, NY; Cattermole Books, Newbury, OH; Colebrook Book Barn, Colebrook, CT; Custodians of History, Plymouth, MA; David Natoli, New York, NY; Eastside Books & Paper, New York, NY; First Folio, Paris, TN; G. Ross Irving Autographs, New York, NY; Gilann Books, Darien, CT; Golden Age Autographs, New York, NY; Gryphon Books, Brooklyn, NY; Harrogate Books, Brightwaters, NY; Heritage Auction Galleries, Dallas, TX; James Arsenault & Company, Arrowsic, ME; Joe Maynard, Brooklyn, NY; John Bale Book Company, Waterbury, CT; Kaplan & Kopelson Books, New York, NY; Ken Sanders Rare Books, E. Salt Lake City, Utah; LaSacala Autographs, Princeton, NJ; Lame Duck Books, Cambridge, MA; Melrose Books & Art, Melrose, MA; Mosher Books, Ephrata, PA; Peter Luke Old & Rare Books, New Baltimore, NY; Poorman's Books, Vineland, NJ; Resser-Thorner Antiques, Manchester, NH; Roger Gross Music Autographs, New York, NY; Stuart Lutz Historic Documents, Short Hills, NJ; The Good Times Bookshop, St. James, NY; Walkabout Books, Xenia, Ohio; Whitmore Rare Books, Pasadena, CA; William Craig, Bookseller, Dallas, Texas; and Yesterday's Muse, Webster, NY. Many of these and others will be found at this fine show.
Event: New York City Shadow Show, formerly The Manhattan Vintage Book & Ephemera Fair
Date/Hours: Friday, April 12, 5 to 10 p.m. and Saturday, April 13, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Location: The Altman Bldg. (The Carriage House), 135 W. 18th Street (Between 6th & 7th Ave.), New York, NY 10011
Admission: Adults; $12; Youths 12 to 21; $6; under 12; free w/Paid Adult.
Appraisals: Saturday 1 to 3 p.m., $5/item by John Bruno, star of the hit PBS antique competition series Market Warriors.
Directions: Check our website: FlamingoEventz.com for easily downloaded point-to-point maps.
Miscellaneous: There is a parking garage directly across the street and multiple subway stops nearby.