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Explore antiques and other treasures this weekend at this Braselton festival
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Antique signage hangs from a booth at the Braselton Antiques and Artisan Festival. - photo by Erin O. Smith

More than 250 vendors from across the South are making a pilgrimage to Hall County for the Braselton Antique and Artisan Festival this weekend. 

Running 18 years strong, the event will showcase a plethora of treasures including antiques, furniture, artwork and other handcrafted pieces.   

Visitors can attend the free festival from noon to 7 p.m. Friday, July 24; 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, July 25; and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, July 26, at Braselton Park


Braselton Antique and Artisan Festival 

When: Noon to 7 p.m. Friday, July 24; 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, July 25; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, July 26 

Where: Braselton Park, 115 Harrison St., Braselton 

Admission: Free 

More info: 706-824-7204 

Donna Cannella, the event’s organizer, said the market was supposed to take place in April but was postponed until this month because of the pandemic.  

“People are ready to have this show,” she said. “We’ve had a tremendous amount of positive feedback. People are coming to sell from the Carolinas, Tennessee, Alabama and Florida.” 

The event will have live music and eight food trucks for people to purchase alcoholic beverages, meals and desserts. 

To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, attendees are encouraged to wear masks or other face coverings, as well as take advantage of the three stations at the festival equipped with hand sanitizer, disposable masks and gloves. 

“I’m looking forward to seeing everyone again,” Cannella said. “It’s been a long time since we’ve had a show.” 

For more information, visit vintagemarkets.net. 

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