If you are an antiques collector or perhaps are in the possession of some family heirlooms that you would like to have appraised, you will be delighted to know that Hugh Bulmer, a regular appraiser on the Canadian and American Antiques Road Shows, will be in Christina Lake on Wednesday, Aug. 24.
Bulmer is vice-president of Maynards Fine Arts and Antiques, a Vancouver-based international company, and he is also a certified member of the Canadian Personal Property Appraisers Group.
The event will be held at the Christina Lake Community Center from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., 2 to 5 p.m. and 6 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 24. The cost of having an item appraised will be $20 per item, $35 for two items (maximum), plus a $5 admission fee.
If you have antiques you would be interested in having appraised, you can register by calling Jennifer Horahan at 250-447-7368, Ken Stewart at 250-447-6517 or Larry Walker at 250-447-6405. Deadline for appraisal registration in Wednesday, Aug. 17.
No jewelry or large furniture items will be accepted. Everyone is invited to attend and watch the appraisals. Cost of admission is $5 per person. Who knows? Perhaps some very valuable antiques will be discovered. Mark your calendars now.