Friday, April 25

Event Time
Guest Program:
Antiques and Collectibles Presentation (guests only)
10:00 - 3:30 am

Turner Valley Room, Fairmont Palliser Hotel, 133 9 Ave SW

10:00 - 11:00 am: Can you tell the difference between a genuine antique and a reproduction? Get pointers on how to distinguish between antiques and collectibles, and on reproductions of antiques, the real thing, and how to know the difference. Presenter Neil McMullen will also discuss how to identify the different editions of a book. Mr. McMullen, a principal at 10th Avenue Antiques store, has been collecting since he was 19 years old . He also taught school for 30+ years, and has instructed continuing education classes on antiques and collectibles for the Calgary Board of Education. Dress code: Casual. Please wear comfortable walking shoes.

11:00 am: Departure for lunch (guests only)
Meet in Fairmont Palliser Hotel lobby, 133 9 Ave SW

11:30 am - 1:00 pm: Lunch (guests only)
Deane House, 806 9 Avenue SE

Following the antiques presentation, enjoy a leisurely lunch at Deane House. Named after Captain Richard Burton Deane, the superintendent of Fort Calgary who resided there from 1906-1914, the Deane House is a registered provincial historic site.

1:00 -3:00 pm: Browsing through the Inglewood neighbourhood (guests only)
Browse through some of the trendy Inglewood area's numerous antique and collectibles shops. Additionally you can choose from other unique shops offering consignment apparel or custom furniture.

3:30 pm: Return to Fairmont Palliser Hotel