Archives May 2021

Brimfield Antique Fair opens first time since pandemic began

By Katrina Kincade

BRIMFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Hundreds of antique dealers are back for a scaled-down version of the Brimfield Antique Fair this year. Over 300 antique dealers on 22 acres of land, to be exact.

“I want to see people recycle things and carry them on so our children will have an idea of what went on in the past,” 50 year antique dealer, Paul Young told 22News.

It’s a smaller Brimfield Antique Fair at just Brimfield Auction Acres for the May show, but other than the mandatory masks and eating in designated seated areas, it looked like a normal year.

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Jay Leno, Carla Hall, Nancy Kerrigan get educated on ‘Antiques Roadshow’ celebrity edition

By Mark Kennedy

Chef, cookbook author and TV host Carla Hall has always wondered about an antique wooden highchair her family has long cherished.

What is its history? How much is it worth?

She finally got answers when PBS’ “Antiques Roadshow” visited her Washington, D.C., home. It turns out that the highchair is not hand carved and dates to between 1880-1920. It’s worth only about $100.

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