Find a Treasure at the Antique Machinery Show


(Lovin’ these shoe-forms made in Dublin. I wanted to buy the whole lot of them. But I wasn’t sure if I could find a place for 75 shoe forms, let alone pay for them. Seven did the trick. If I remember correctly, they were $1 each.)

I have found some of my favorite home decorations at the Nittany Antique Machinery Show flea market… all for a few crumpled dollars that I dug out of my pocket. While the tractor pulls roar along in the distance, I like to mosey up and down the vendor aisles, looking for a treasure. I always find one (or five).

If treasure hunts aren’t your thing, you might enjoy the antique steam engines that puff along all weekend, the square dancing, or the live music. Don’t forget, there’s sure to be a funnel cake stand and some good ice cream!

If you’ve never ventured over to Penns Cave for this bi-annual event, this might be the year to check it out. There are two shows each year – one in the spring and one in the fall. The Spring Show offers free admission because it’s a smaller show. In the fall, $5 at the door will be well-worth the investment.

I’ve just gotta share one more treasure I found for pennies

DSC_0082These quaint metal figurines are really…

DSC_0084…PENCIL SHARPENERS. Tell me, where else can you find such treasures?? It’s all at the Nittany Antique Machinery Show, folks. You’ll love it: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Look for the Penns Cave signs on Route 192.

 Enjoy your home,

About Laura

We are one little family and we're on a mission: we want to discover our hometown and share the treasures with you! Just think of all the tractor-pulls, restaurants, farm stands, mom-and-pop shops, and local attractions that we'll enjoy together. We hope that our discoveries and ideas strengthen your family and our hometown Penns Valley, Pennsylvania.
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