Country Heritage Park, Milton

header-windmill-logoOur most anticipated antique expo will be taking place this spring at The Country Heritage Park in Milton on June 8, 2013.

header-collage-defaultNot only is the Country Heritage Park our location for the expo, but it is also a fantastic attraction for family and kids of all ages.

dsc00072aCountry Heritage Park, is an interactive park depicting agriculture and rural life over the last 150 years. It is located on an 80 acre site with over 30 exhibit buildings and 20,000 artifacts. Nestled in the shadow of the Niagara Escarpment south of Highway 401, on Tremaine Road west of Milton, Ontario. It offers educational programs for school children, special events, attractions, tour group programs, day camps, historical interpretation of exhibits, an outstanding collection of antique tractors, steam engines, farm equipment and rural life artifacts. As well, Country Heritage Park offers facilities for weddings, trade shows, corporate and family celebrations and business meetings. Country Heritage Park is owned and operated by Country Heritage Agricultural Society, a not-for-profit member owned society.

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Mission: The mission of Country Heritage Park is to preserve the history of rural life and agriculture in Ontario and showcase its evolution (past, present and future) through public events and education programs.

Vision: At Country Heritage Park people of all ages will learn about our rural heritage, the role of farmers in putting food on our tables, and the importance of agriculture in our lives.


Come on out to Country Heritage Park on June 8th 2013 for our Milton Antique Expo! Bring the family and spend the day shopping hundreds of antiques, vintage collectables, art, retro designs and more! The museum will be open for guests to explore!

Visit our facebook event page & website for more info & discounts! Admission is $10, children 12 and under free! Gates open 8:00am!



Samantha Howard

Introducing Samantha Howard…based out of Toronto, Ontario, takes part of vintage shows across Ontario and Montreal. A second generation buyer, seller and collector of vintage jewelry and antiques.
Samantha has 35+ year of experience in the business and an ongoing love for beautiful objects. Specializing in vintage modernist 20th Century ornament and design such as Scandinavian Modernist silver jewelry and Canadian Modernist jewelry are particular favourites.

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A sample of just some of the fabulous vintage modernist Scandinavian silver jewelry by renowned designers from Denmark, Finland & Norway.

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The collection includes Canadian Modernist jewelry designers such as Guy Vidal, Robert Larin, de Passillé-Sylvestre, Bernard Chaudron, Rafael Alfandary and Jean-Claude Darveau.


But Samantha doesn’t stop at jewelry…she also has a passion for vintage fabrics, silk scarves and a few antique smalls including vintage perfume bottles, antique glass vases, ceramics and more!

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Just a sample of what Samantha Howard has to offer! If you are looking for something specific be sure to contact her directly…she may have just the piece you’re looking for tucked away! vintage_Emilio_Pucci_silk_shirt_at_Samantha_Howard_Vintage

Samantha will be at The Vintage Clothing & Textile Show in Toronto on April 14th and has a very special piece tucked away for you! An original vintage Emilio Pucci silk shirt!

Samantha’s collection ensures beautiful objects that are well designed and expertly executed  and never cease to bring pleasure.

Follow Samantha for all her latest updates and fabulous vintage finds!

Facebook: Samantha Howard Vintage

Pinterest: shvintage

Meet the woman behind these fantastic pieces on April 14th at Wychwood Barns, 601 Christie st. Toronto.

See you there!


Has Spring sprung yet?!

Gadsden’s Vintage Clothing & Textile Show is gearing up for another successful year! Our spring 2013 show is just around the corner and we couldn’t be more excited! Image

We are ready to sweep the winter blues away and welcome spring with open arms! It’s almost time to pull out your floral prints, open toed heels and cotton sun dresses!  Who’s with us?!
Is there anything more exciting than the first sighting of a Robin Red Breast or your first breath of fresh spring air!? Well, believe it or not…spring is just around the corner and what better way to get you into spring mode then by joining us for our annual spring Vintage Clothing & Textile Show here in Toronto!

Goodbye glamorous furs (until next fall of course)…hello sun dresses!

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We have 30 top dealers from across Ontario and Quebec and we can’t wait to introduce them to you! Our dealers have been busy hunting all winter for the perfect vintage gems, hidden treasures, exquisite textiles and high-end vintage fashions. We have had a sneak peek at what some of the dealers are saving for the show and believe us, you are in for a treat! This will be a show you won’t want to miss! Lucky for you, you won’t have to wait until April 14th to see what they have in store for you…we will be giving you weekly updates and a look into the life of our top dealers.

It’s time to break out of hibernation mode and chase those grey skies away. Come on out to our spring show! Shop, socialize and get inspired! See you April 14th!

Join our event page for all the latest updates!