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
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