‘Highfalutin event returns to Shelbyville for spring antique sale

It’s baaaack!

The Highfalutin Vintage and Antique Southern Market returns to Shelbyville on Saturday and Sunday, April 8 and 9. Featuring over 100 vendors selling antiques, collectibles, vintage items, primitives and recycled and repurposed goods, the event is chockfull of potential finds and treasures.

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Held at the Shelby County Fairgrounds, Highfalutin is a family- and pet-friendly event created by Lisa Porter and David Levine, who also produce the Fleur-de-flea Vintage Urban Market that takes place three times a year on Louisville’s waterfront.

Adding a festival atmosphere to the event will be a variety of food trucks, including Steel City Pops (gourmet popsicles and kettle corn) and Shelbyville’s own Will’s Grill. Andriots will be grilling up goodies on its Big Green Egg. On the beverage side, Harvest Café will have spirits and craft beer booths and family craft distillery, Three Boys Farm from Frankfort, will have its bourbon, rye and flavored whiskeys.

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Live bluegrass music will be performed all weekend, featuring Kentucky Blue on Saturday and Whiskey Bent Valley Boys on Sunday. And all weekend-long, those inclined will be able to get their dosey-doe on during square dancing sessions.

Rapture Rehab will make an appearance on Saturday. Woodstock Foundation will be at Highfalutin all weekend and, on Sunday, will have a passel of adorable animals to pet and feed. Also on Sunday, a live Antique Auction will take place in Floral Hall.

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“Kentucky Wounded Heroes will hold a raffle for a signed, limited edition copy of George W. Bush’s new book, Portraits of Courage: A Commander in Chief’s Tribute to America’s Warriors,” said Porter.

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Froggy Radio will be live at Highfalutin on Saturday and plans to give away two free Luke Bryan concert tickets. Other freebies include Mingua Brothers t-shirts and jerky while they last.

When You Go

Tickets for Highfalutin cost $5 for the entire weekend; veterans and kids under 16 are free. A portion of the proceeds will go to the Woodstock Foundation and to A Place To Sleep, a ministry of Shelbyville’s First Presbyterian Church that provides beds for children. The event is sponsored by retail shop Interurban, Mingua Brothers Beef Jerky, Country Boy Brewing, Ramada Inn, Three Boys Farm Distillery and Horseshoe Bend Winery.

For more information and updates, visit the Highfalutin Vintage and Antique Market Facebook page.