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March 2020- Houston

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108 By Anne Lee Phillips and Catherine D. Anspon OUR CALENDAR OF TOP PICKS FOR THE ANTIQUES FAIR AND BEYOND SPRING 2020 March 1 – April 11 FotoFest 2020 in Fayetteville "FotoFest 2020:The Red Wall Portraits" at Red & White Gallery, Fayetteville. More than 200 portraits of subjects snapped against the gallery's famed porch, taken by gallerists Joan and Jerry Herring. Exhibition raises funds for Fayetteville's new performing arts center. March 19 – April 5 Market Hill A relative newcomer to Round Top, Market Hill features 19 antiques, furniture, home decor, and decorative arts vendors, including Paul Michael C o m p a n y 's 1 1 , 0 0 0 - s q u a re - f o o t showroom, Susan Horne Antiques, and Shabby Slips, in 119,000 square feet. Brand-new buildings, a restaurant, and free Wi-Fi. March 20 – April 4 Cafe at Bader Ranch Open Nashville chef Christine Buerkle will prepare rotating multi-course dinner menus with small-batch wine and beer. Lunch also served daily 11-2. Reservations recommended. March 21 – April 4 Blue Hills at Round Top Spring Show New owners gave the patio and dining area a facelift last year and just completed construction on the new Blue Barn, which will host vendors Lolo French Antiques, Leftovers, Patrick Charles and more. Twenty-five acres of tented shopping from 50 vendors with everything from vintage chests to decorative art and jewelry. Admission gratis. March 23 – April 6 The Compound Antique Show Since the 2015 debut of The Compound, beautiful new barns have opened, housing dozens of top-notch vendors, including Old World Antieks, Eneby Home, Laurier Blanc, Manos de Sur, Pascal Home, and Reworks. Food and drink from Simply D'Lish, Picnic on the Green Mobile Cafe, Mini Bar Brigade, and Vin 114 Wine Bar. Admission gratis. 9:30 am – 6 pm daily; late-night shopping until 7 pm on Wednesdays with complimentary wine and live music. March 24 – 31 Nancy Littlejohn Fine Art Pops Up + Art Salon Dinners Gallerist Nancy Littlejohn debuts a pop- up exhibit at historic Bybee Square, next to LuLu's, with contemporary Texas talents William Anzalone of Round Top, Sara Carter, Kristen Cliburn, Libbie Masterson, Cruz Ortiz, and McKay Otto. On view daily, 10 am to 5 pm. Watch for a series of art salon dinners — dates to be announced — catered by Cinda and Armando Palacios; cocktails 7 pm, dinner 8 pm. Details, tickets, and to secure your spot, email info@ March 25 – April 4 The Arbors Round Top Antique Show Sixteen expansive tents with more than 90 dealers from more than 13 countries, showing furniture, fabrics, artwork, jewelry, rugs, and antiques. 9 am – 6 pm; happy hour and bites 3 – 6 pm daily; admission gratis. Monday – Tuesday, March 30 – 31 Feasts in the Field at Rancho Pillow Al fresco Feasts in the Field at Rancho Pillow with special guest chef to be announced. Music on the porch, live fire cooking, cocktails, and one very long table under the moon. Tickets sell out quickly; price TBA. Monday – Saturday, March 30 – April 4 Marburger Farm Antique Show The big one. More than 350 U.S. and international dealers. Gates open 8 am Tuesday; shopping begins at 10 am — it's a mad designer dash on the first Early Buying. Tuesday, 10 am – 6 pm Early Buying Special $25, admission after 2 pm $10; Wednesday – Friday, 9 am – 5 pm; Saturday, 9 am – 4 pm, admission $10. Monday – Saturday, March 30 – April 4 The Original Round Top Antiques Fair at the Big Red Barn The fair that started it all. VIP shopping Monday, 9 am – 1 pm, $20; general admission 1 – 6 pm, $10. Open 9 am – 6 pm Tuesday; 9 am – 5 pm Wednesday – Saturday. Wednesday, April 1 Round Top PaperCity Party at Henkel Square Celebrate the spring antiques show and the PaperCity special Round Top section with country fare and cocktails. Hosted by the Massey family. By invitation. Info Farrell Lawo, farrell@papercitymag. com. Thursday, April 2 Junk Gypsy Junk-O-Rama Prom at Zapp Hall For more than a decade, the Junk Gypsy ladies of HGTV fame have donned vintage prom dresses and danced the night away during antiques week. Go for the live entertainment, glittery chandeliers, tattered velvet sofas, and outhouse turned into a photobooth, and stay for a celebrity sighting or two. Saturday, April 18 Round Top Festival Institute 50th Anniversary Gala: A Golden Jubilee of Music Celebrate a half-century of the renowned Festival Hill. Co-chaired by Lilla Blackburn-Sivek and Lisa Mayer; honoring founder James Dick, the memory of founding managing director Richard Royall, and Festival Hill alumni. Cocktails 6 pm, seated dinner on the grounds of Festival Hill under a tent; live auction, followed by dancing and jazz. Catered by Cinda and Armando Palacios, black tie optional. Table sponsorships, gala@ Saturday, April 25 Opening Night: "Laura Wilson: Looking West" at Red & White Gallery The exhibition recently on view at the National Cowgirl Museum & Hall of Fame in Fort Worth heads to Fayetteville. Meet the artist at the opening reception, 4 to 7 pm, and acquire an image or one of her signed volumes. Through June 27. Friday, July 3 Fireworks at the Compound Round Top's Fourth of July observance is the oldest west of the Mississippi. Festivities and fireworks benefit the local fire department. Saturday, August 1 Town of Round Top 150th Birthday Celebration Details TBA by Round Top Chamber of Commerce.

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