Happenings

Battersea Antiques Show and Historic Trades Fair

When: Sun., Sept. 19, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Battersea, an historic 1768 villa and its 35 ac., will be bustling with a wide variety of antique dealers for 2 days. Free appraisals will be available each day. You can learn historic construction techniques/trades, such as window restoration, masonry, faux finishes from craftspersons and you can hear talks on 18th century furniture, architecture, vintage walking sticks. An artist will be doing plein air painting. Battersea is minutes from Old Towne Petersburg, so plan to explore the city while you are here. Tickets at gate - $5 (good for 2 days).

Price: $5 - good for 2 days