Valuables, collectibles appraised at antique fair

It’s time to take that family heirloom down from the attic as the Mid-Island Antique Fair and Road Show comes to town.

It’s time to take that family heirloom down from the attic as the Mid-Island Antique Fair and Road Show comes to town.

The event runs Friday to Sunday (Nov. 4-6) at Nanaimo North Town Centre, hosted by Luis Porretta, owner of Luis Porretta Fine Arts.

More than 50 tables of antiques, collectibles, jewelry and more will be on display.

An antiques and collectibles road show takes place Saturday, (Nov. 5) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with four accredited appraisers on site to gauge the value of items.

The cost is $10 for the first appraisal and $5 for each additional item to a maximum of three items per person.

All proceeds go to the Nanaimo Community Hospice Society.

Any vendors interested in renting a table can contact Porretta at 250-760-0501.

For more information, please call Nanaimo North Town Centre at 250-758-8111.