Collectors Expo this Saturday, May 7

Ponca City Now - May 5, 2016 8:04 am

North Central Oklahoma’s Collectors Expo will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. this Saturday, May 7.

The monthly event is held inside the Carolyn Renfro Event Center at 445 Fairview Avenue. Admission is free. Parking is available and the event is handicap accessible.

Some of the items featured this month include pink depression glassware, vintage collectibles, 101 Ranch and western memorabilia, post cards, sports collectibles, and much more.

There is also a large selection of Mother’s Day gift items, including scented candles, make-up products, homemade fudge and perfumes.

New this month will be a special "Early Bird" prize drawing at 11 a.m. The prize package is valued at over $200 in vendors’ products and services. Must be present to win and no purchase necessary.

Another addition this month is live entertainment. Local country singing artist Tammy C. Bogle will be performing on stage during the day. She also will be signing copies of her latest CDs. Her husband James will be emcee of the event. James will also be providing information on a new project with the goal of building a shelter for homeless veterans in north central Oklahoma.

A special book signing will be held by novelist Patricia Loofbourrow. She is slated to appear throughout the event and will be signing copies of her latest fiction book, "The Jacq of Spades," (Part one of The Red Dog Conspiracy).

Sports autograph guest this month is former Miami Dolphins kicker and Oklahoma Sooners legend Uwe "The Kick" von Schamann. He will be appearing from noon to 2 p.m. Free tickets, a $10 value, for his autograph session are available at Heather Cannon Honda, Heartland Western Outfitters, Ponca Bowl, and all Eastman National Bank locations.

For sports card collectors there will be a "Live" basketball card box break starting at 10 a.m. A football card box break will be held at 1 p.m.Sports card collectors are invited to watch and participate in this.

Marianne Snider with Ponca Bowl will also be on hand providing all of the information about their summer leagues and activities. They have also provided a big Family Bowling Session package as part of event’s early bird prize drawing.

Food concessions will be provided by T & T Concessions. A wide variety of menu items will be available for both breakfast and lunch, including new this month, breakfast burritos.

Collectors Expo is a monthly buy, sell, trade event. Everyone is welcome to come out and spend the day. Vendors may call 405-740-8810 for more information. Portion of proceeds benefit Hospice of North Central Oklahoma.

Patricia Loofbourrow will have a book signing of her latest fiction, "The Jacq of Spades," Part One of the Red Dog Conspiracy.


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