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Round Top Fall Show Guide 2022

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1. While there are permanent bathrooms at many venues, port-a-potties are a reality. Bring your own TP and hand sanitizer, just to be safe. 2. Public restrooms are available in Round Top's square and at Henkel Square. 3. Get the vendor's business card and write the venue name on the back. 4. Photograph the vendor's sign and, if available, the location number of the booth. 5. Take a picture of the merchan- dise and keep the receipt. FINDING YOUR TREASURE AND PIT STOPS PARKING 6. Most parking is free, but some venues charge. 7. Road signs will indicate those that charge a parking fee. Generally $5/car. Cash only. 8. Parking surfaces vary. Many are grass or dirt. If it rains, be careful where you park, or you can get stuck. 9. Don't park in borrow ditches. You will be towed. 12. Unlike most shows, navi- gating the Round Top Antiques & Design Show generally requires driving between venues. 13. The Antiques Corridor, aka Texas Highway 237, stretches for 20+ miles from Texas Highway 290 between Burton and Carmine to Oldenburg, a small community about seven miles from Texas Highway 71 near La Grange. Shopping venues are scattered along the corridor that bisects Round Top and Warrenton. 14. Highway 237 is a two-lane state highway with little to no shoulder, no sidewalks, and a lot of pedestrians. Be alert. 15. Some venues hire law enforcement officials to direct traffic. Pay attention to them — and the pedestrians. 16. Cede the right-of-way to emergency vehicles by pulling over to the side of the road and allowing them to pass. GETTING THERE Blue Hills treasure Bader Ranch 10. Be courteous. Don't block dumpsters, private driveways, or gates. 11. The antiques fields at Warrenton blend seamlessly. Pay attention to landmarks where you park, so you can find your way back or at least describe the location so someone can give you directions. 34

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