Annual Grafton Antique Show Held Every June

The Blackstone River Valley has a broad and rich tradition of maintaining antiques and creating crafts and collectibles. Sutton's Vaillaincourt Folk Art is nationally renown for its collectibles and the Mendon Gift Barn is a delight filled with quality furniture and premier collectibles. Clockmakers Simon and Aaron Willard are nationally heralded for their meticulous clocks that can be visited at the Willard Clock House and Museum. Other historically recognized Valley residents include 18th-19th century furniture maker Nathan Lombard or recognized painters such as Zedekiah Belknap and John Blount whose works are coveted worldwide.

This tradition of hard work, innovation and creativity is still alive and well in the Blackstone Valley region, so get out and explore and enjoy these quality antiques, collectibles or crafts.

Massachusetts

Douglas Flea Market & Auctions - A Historic Dutch Hoop Barn

Antiques on the Common - 10 Grafton Common, Grafton, 508-839-0445. Grafton's Historic District and Common area is considered by many to be the "prettiest Common" around typifying the best in New England traditions. A lovely and well displayed antiques shop as well as Grafton's Country Store which offers collectibles, unique crafts and antiques to catch your eye.

Rose's Antiques, Rte 140, Upton-Grafton, antique furniture and home furnishings. 

Linda White's Antique Clothing, 111 Main St, Upton 508-529-4439. Vintage clothing used around the world. Unique. 

Eaton Farms Confectioners - Sutton. 2nd oldest candy maker in Nation prettily sitting on Sutton hillside with attached gift store and lovely grounds

Eagle Eye Antiques -146 Mendon St. Uxbridge at the historic Stanley Woolen Mills (not yet renovated). Proprietor Jeff Hollis has two huge floors filled with great antiques of all sorts from baby booties to scales and lovely furniture. 

E.N. Jenckes Store - Douglas. This Museum & Gift Store typifies a 19th century New England store. Tours can be arranged. Located at 283 Main Street, Douglas, MA   01516, Tel: 508-476-7011

Mendon Country Gift Barn - 5 Hastings Street - Rte 16, Mendon, Massachusetts 01756, Toll Free: 888-473-1820 Two barns filled with gifts, penny candy, holiday crafts, collectibles and fine country furniture. Peruse while enjoying the old fashioned train meandering around the loft filled with antiques. 

Sherman Blacksmith Shop. Sutton. Sutton Historical Society's treasure  and still being operated by a volunteer blacksmith. Built in 1893 by Daniel Dudley, the Sherman family ran the smithy from 1895-1953. Original smithy tools and oxen sling and machinery are on display.

Stinson's Antiques, 181 Whitins Rd, Sutton 508-234-9228.

Sutton Station, Providence Turnpike, Sutton 508-865-6464. Statuaries, weathervanes, etc

The Keeping Room, Douglas

Vaillaincourt Folk Art - Sutton. 19th century reproduction Christmas chalkware with over 800 Santas and folk animals. Tour the studios and visit the gallery located in an 1870s farmhouse. Special Events

Willard Clock House and Museum - 11 Willard St, North Grafton, Ma. 01536. 508-839-3500. Home of more than 80 exceptional historically exceptional clocks made by four Willards - Ephraim, Benjamin, Simon and Aaron and the following two generations of Willards.  Housed in Grafton's oldest building constructed in 1718. Gifts and reproductions.

Rhode Island

Pentimento - 322 Sneech Pond Road near Arnold Mills, Cumberland, RI 401-334-1838 Lots of everything, including antiques in an attractive setting of waterfall in Arnold Mills.

Calico Shack - 3777 Diamond Hill Rd, Cumberland, RI. 250 year old farmhouse filled with primitive and antiques run by Eileen Stanton.

Greenville Antique Center, 711 Putnam Pike, Smithfield, RI 401-949-4999. 140 dealers in one spot! Unusual stuff!

Old Post Office Antiques, 1178 Putnam Pike (Rte 44), Chepachet, RI 401-568-1795. Old house and post office filled with treasures of different styles.

Stone Mill Antiques - 1169 Putnam Pike (Rte 44) Chepachet, RI. 401-568-6662. An early 1800s textile mill with unique reproductions and antiques.

Country Cupboards - 1503 Putnam Pike (Rte 44) Chepachet, RI 401-568-0606 - 15 years of collecting antiques and collectibles.

David Walker's Antiques - 761 Central Street, Chepachet 401-568-1733. 31 years of collecting treasures of all sorts from auto antiques  to memorabilia.

Benefit Street Antiques, 140 Wickenden Road, Providence, 401-751-9109. 16 years of buying estates and ingle pieces offers many treasures.

This and That Shoppe Coop- 236 Wickenden St, Providence, 401-861-1394. Many 40-60s treasures and more! 50 dealers.

Copley Browne Antiques, 334 Wickenden St, Providence, 401-454-5504. Items hundreds of years old. European and American furnishings.

Brook Street Antiques and Treasures - 181 Brook Street, Providence 401-521-2824. Seasonal and entire range of treasures.

The Next Best Thing, 2820 Hartford Ave., Johnston, RI 401-934-2649, Antiques and newer home and garden furnishings, tools, and furniture.

Countryside Consignments, 332 Seven Mile Road, Scituate, RI 401-826-7926 401-826-7926. Great prices on antiques, primitives, used furnishing, glassware and more.

The Door, 2948 Hartford Ave, Johnston, RI 401-934-1440. Depression era glassware, assorted antiques, collectibles.

Nice Touch, 2949 Hartford Ave, Johnston/ Scituate, 401-934-3900. European antiques and Vintage furniture. Accepts consignments and buys items.

The Hope Chest, 2953 Hartford Ave, at Rte 6, Johnston, RI 401-94902333, 14,000 square feet of items arriving constantly and being sold rapidly. Great treasures for all.

Things Made Wonderful, 1185 Danielson Pike (Rte 6), Scituate, RI 401-647-7555. 100+ dealers with a variety of items from folk to fancy.

Antiques in the Attic, 363 Pontiac Ave, Cranston 401-461-4422. Vintage treasures changing often. Buy and Sell.

Somewhere in Time, 824 Park Ave, Cranston 401-781-6015. Vintage jewelry, furnishings, furniture all priced reasonably.

Your Home or Mine, 1856 Broad St, Cranston 401-941-4089, Antique Co-op with a wide assortment of collections from jewelry to china to furniture and more.

Pioneer Treasures and Florals, 1153 Post Rd, Warwick, RI 401-781-4618. An opriginal 1933 general store contains treasures of all sorts - pottery, linen, antiques.

Village Depot, 800 West Shore Rd., Warwick 401-732-7856. Located in the historic Conimicut Village, buy/sell quality pieces of all types.

Sweetwater Home Consignment, 2651 West Shore Rd., Warwick 401-732-3392. Broad assortment of antiques, furniture and home accessories.

Home to Home, 1655 Warwick Ave, Warwick 401-739-2326. Large showroom filled with attractive antiques. Buy/sell/appraise.

Old World Imports and Antiques, 1227 Main St (Rte 33), West Warwick, RI 401-821-6806. Reproductions and antiques in large showroom. Hand carvings.

Richmond Antique Center, 320 Kingston Rd (Rte 138), Richmond 401-539-2279. 12000 square feet of art and architectural items, quality furniture and specialty items.

Hope Valley Antiques, 1081 Main St (Rtes 138/3) Hope Valley 401-539-0250 Custom mahogany and furniture. Buying/selling.

Corner Cupboard, 835 Tower Hill Rd (Rte 1), North Kingstown 401-294-4720. Old and new furniture, collectibles and more.

Once in A Blue Moon, 7535 Post Rd (Rte 1) , N. Kingstown 401-295-9085. Romantic European and an array of style and assorted items.

Cottage Treasures, 629 Boston Neck Road N Kingstown, 401-294-7511 Weavings, paintings, stained glass and more.

Wickford Village Antiques, 93 Brown St., Wickford 401-294-1117. Quality consignments of antiques and used furniture and assorted items.

Joint Ventures, 2549 Boston Neck Road (Rte 1A) Saunderstown, 401-295-5308. Unique store of refinishing and items for sale.

Mentor Antiques, 7512 Post Rd (Rte 1) North Kingstown, 401-294-9412. Fine antiques, Staffordshire pottery and selected items.

Peter Pots Stoneware, 494 Glenrock Rd (Off Rte 138) West Kingston, 401-783-2350. Rhode Island stoneware and period pieces.

Gallery 500, 500 Main St, East Greenwich, RI 401-885-6711. Used furniture and antiques, home accessories, paintings, china.

Artiques, 99 Main St, East Greenwich, 401-885-4161. Paintings and collectibles, oriental rugs, vintage.

Eagles Nest Antique Center, 3101 East Main Rd, Portsmouth, 401-683-3500. Over 125 dealers on three levels.

John Goddard Shop, 2984 East main Rd, Portsmouth 401-683-6883. Fine reproductions and antique furnishings, accessories and furniture.

Museum Doll Shop, 980 East main St, Portsmouth 401-682-2266. Antique and vintage dolls, formerly the Doll Museum of Newport.

Renaissance Antique Lighting, 42 Spring St, Newport 1-800-850-8515. Restoration services and antique importer, replacement parts.

Harbor Antiques & Gov Sanford House, 134 Spring St., Newport 401-848-9711. Historic Hill antique shop and overnight guest rooms.

Roger King Gallery of Fine Art, 21 Bowen's Wharf, Newport 401-847-4359. 19th-20th century art by major NE, African American and US painters.  Fine gallery.

Cheshire Cat Antiques, 333 Main St, Wakefield, 401-792-0035 Vintage and collectibles. Buy/sell.

Misha's Antiques, 344 Main St., Wakefield 401-783-2900. Many dealers and wide assortments of antiques, collectibles.

Olde Friends Antiques, 355 Main St, Wakefield, 401-789-4470. Buy/Sell/Repair wide variety of antiques and collectibles.

The Dove & Distaff, 365 Main St., Wakefield, 401-783-5714. Antique furniture and draperies, coverings. Restoration.

Old School, Inc., 22 Kersey Rd (Rte 108), Peace dale 401-789-9932. 100 year old schoolhouse filled with antiques, collectibles and eclectic, changing items.

Homespun Cottage, 229 Post Road (Rt 1N), Westerly 401-322-9800, Buy/sell. Plenty of antiques, primitives and eclectic items filling two story house.

Camelot Antiques, 62 Franklin St, Westerly 401-348-8383, Sports memorabilia, toys, furniture. Several dealers.

Mary D's Antiques, 3 Commerce St., Westerly 401-596-5653, Multi dealer shop with wide variety of items.

Westerly Enterprises, 8B Canal St., Westerly 401-596-2298. Coins, jewelry, art and antiques. Jewelry repair.

Riverside Antiques, 8 Broad St., Westerly, Many dealers  with collectibles and home furnishings.

Granite Hill Antiques, 50 High St, Westerly. Stained glass, Victorian, Oriental, much more.

Fine Consignments, 43 High St, Westerly 401-348-1818, Antiques, art, books, high end women's clothing and more.

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