The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum, in Norwalk, CT, will hold its sixth annual Old Fashioned Flea Market on Sunday, September 15, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Mathews Park at 295 West Avenue. No rain date will be scheduled.
More than 80 vendors will be offering a variety of items from new to vintage, including antiques, collectibles, jewelry, household items, furniture, clothing and toys. In addition, the Museum has donated ten booths to area nonprofits that will be sharing their message with market goers. Vendor spaces are 10-feet by16-feet and cost $65 for the day. The deadline to apply for a booth is September 9. Vendors wishing to rent space should email or call Brian Fischer at bfischer(@)lockwoodmathewsmansion.com or 203-838-9799, ext. 117.
The Museum is also requesting items for its White Elephant fundraising table. Donations of vintage and new antiques, collectibles, jewelry, household items, clothing and toys will be accepted. The Mansion will not accept electronics, furniture or books.
General admission to the event is free and, while perusing the market, shoppers will be able to view a display of antique and classic cars, and have their children’s faces painted. Michael Gilmartin Outdoor Cookers and Stew Leonard’s will offer food, including hot dogs, hamburgers and pulled pork sandwiches.
The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum will be open for mini-tours at a discounted price of $5 per person. The Museum’s gift shop also will be open where shoppers can find fall and holiday items and other gifts, such as vintage costume jewelry, porcelain teacups, and books on Victorian era art and architecture.
The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum is a National Historic Landmark. It consists of 62 rooms and is an estimated 44,000 square feet. For more information, visit lockwoodmathewsmansion.com.