A Sleepy Town Awakened By Antiques

On the Trail
Attendees searched for their favorite dealers during a previous Brimfield Antiques & Collectibles Show. Photo by Tom O’Hara

Brimfield, that unique trading mecca for antiques enthusiasts, will soon be heating up with good collections from the exhibitors and reasonable buying from the customers. 

The first of three seasonal installments will be held May 9 to 14 in the otherwise sleepy Massachusetts town of Brimfield, where about 2,000 exhibiting dealers and many thousands of shoppers will appear for the nearly week-long round of markets offering antiques as the mainstay, along with collectibles, textiles and much more.

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