By TERRI CASTELAZ
IRON MOUNTAIN - The Friends of the Museum is hosting their Annual Spring Antique and Craft Show & Sale on Saturday at the Uren-Cooper-Johnson American Legion hall in Iron Mountain.
Mike Maszka, owner of Eighth Avenue Decorations, Rentals and More, is shown in his shop located at 708 Norway St. in Norway with some of the items that will be at the Antique and Craft Show. Mike’s wife, Joyce, has chosen a selection of gifts from the boutique including jewelry, scarves, purses, hats, graduation and wedding decorations and more. The shop opened in August 2013.
The event is open to the public and will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is $1, which entitles each person to a chance at a free drawing of $50.
A special attraction will be antiques never before shown at this show from a private collection. Pieces include a wide selection of blue, green, pink and yellow Depression ware, Carnival glass, ruby and crystal dishes, lazy-Susan with ruby ware, elegant glass serving pieces, candle sticks, Art glass, and white opalescent berry set.
In addition there will be a Fenton fluted vase, water pitcher, china cups and saucers, creamers and sugar bowls, urns and oriental figurines, fan, wall plaques and jewelry box, demitasse set, silver tea set, linens and a wide variety of collectibles.
Rada Knives and World War II Glider/Military Museum license plates will be available at the event.
Area crafters will be offering quality wares for sale at affordable prices.
Featured crafters will have various styles of jewelry, key chains, lanyards, kitchen items, therapy bags, scarves, purses and hats, graduation and wedding decorations, candles, beaded Bonsai trees, metal art pieces, knitted and crocheted pieces, baby blankets, afghans, and hand-loomed rugs.
Also available will be 18-inch American Doll clothes, shell angels, prints, pot holders, kitchen items, coasters, birch wood stands, hair accessories, bird houses, scroll saw projects, crafted from resin, statues, mugs, painted furniture, decorative plates, plant stakes, floating charms, lighted blocks, and much more.
A museum officials encourage area residents to attend this fund-raiser for the World War II Glider and Military Museum Project.
"It means a lot to the continuing success of this facility," officials said.
The Legion hall is located at 916 River Ave. in Iron Mountain.
Terri Castelaz's e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org.