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Regional Old Wares Fair
The annual Chiltern Antique Fair is one of the largest shows of its type attracting dealers and enthusiasts from around the country.
The event showcases the full range of antiques from fine china & porcelain to furnishings, jewellery, artworks and a range of every day older items and collectables certain to catch the eye of the discerning enthusiastic.
Chiltern is at the heart of one of Victoria's historic gold rush districts so you can be sure there's an abundance of antiques and old-wares to be found here.
Staged in the Chiltern War Memorial Hall & Library the Fair runs over 3-Days from Friday 24th to Sunday 26th of August. Opening hours are Friday 7 PM to 9.30 PM, Saturday 10 AM to 5 PM and Sunday 10 AM to 4 PM.
Cost of entry on Friday night is $10 and includes light supper & refreshments. Entry on Saturday and Sunday costs $5 per adult with accompanied children admitted free.
This is one of Regional Victoria's largest antique fairs attracting dealers from far and wide.
Chiltern is a historic town in the northeast of the State, between Wangaratta and Wodonga and was established following the discovery of gold in the district in 1858/59. Many of Chiltern's buildings are classified by the National Trust, so you can bet there's a wealth of history here which usually means an abundance of antiques and old-wares as well. Not surprisingly, the town is home to a number of antique stores all within a stone's throw of one another.
From jewellery to china, porcelain, artworks and furnishings you'll find a bit of everything at the Chiltern Antique Fair.
Whether you're a keen collector or simply browsing for a bargain this is an antiques event you won't to miss.
Getting There …..
Chiltern is 290 kilometres north east of Melbourne, about a 3-hour drive via the M31 Hume Freeway.
Don't miss the Chiltern Antique Fair on from Friday 24th to Sunday 26th August at the Chiltern War Memorial Hall & Library.
Why? Don't miss the Chiltern Antique Fair held in the heart of an historic gold mining area so you can bet there's a wealth of history here which usually means an abundance of antiques and old-wares as well.