November Saturday Evening  Newsletter
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Happy  150th Birthday Nevada!
All year long I'll be including some items of historical interest


We are having a Great show this weekend! We have a full house with over 80 vendors of wonderful Antiques and Crafts! 
You still have a chance to come join in the fun. 
We will be open tomorrow from 
9 to 3 at the Livestock Events Center,
 1350 N. Wells Ave. (Rodeo Grounds - watch for the signs). 
There are thousands of treasures that will make perfect gifts for yourself or the ones you love.


The Magic of Santa December Arts and Crafts Show is on a new weekend this year to avoid "Black Friday". 
It will be on December 6th and 7th. Please come join us in 2 weeks for more fun!

Times: Sat 9-5 Sun 9-4


Vendors: The Facebook Page is a Great Place to showcase your items.  Feel free to post photos and descriptions of some of the things you are bringing to the show and also use it to tell others about the other shows you are in.
Don't forget to "Share" the posts on your pages too and have your friends "Like" the page.


I am also happy to post calendars of when shows are on the website. Just send me a note and I'll add it to the Shows page.


The 2015 Schedule
Feb. 7th and 8th
May 2nd and 3rd
July 25th and 26th
October 10th and 11th
Nov. 21st and 22nd
Magic of Santa Dec. 5th and 6th

The February show sign up will begin right
after the Magic Of Santa craft faire. 


If anyone has time and knowledge to help get the word out by contacting newspapers and such that publish event listings, run fliers to the antique malls and retirement homes and such. I would appreciate the help. Please drop me an email or call.
A great resource to find out about local Craft Shows is the 
Reno Crafters website.  
You can find it here:


The Facebook Page is up and waiting for visitors!
The most current info and pictures will be there.  Please click the Like link so you get notifications when we post updates.  Please also share us on your Facebook page.


A nice local Nevada show is "Wild Nevada" on PBS - KNPB

Wild Nevada is a travel-destination series that explores the interior of Nevada. Each program is filmed over two days. Hosts Chris Orr and Dave Santina begin their trip at starting point and travel to their destination. Along the way, they take short side trips to investigate points of interest and unique landmarks. 

Saturdays at 3:00 channels 5 or 755 in HD

Available in view on demand at:

Another neat local show is "Old Tales of Nevada Past and Present".

A special local presentation highlighting the unique history of Nevada and the present day stories of entrepreneurs. A show that builds pride for all who live in Northern Nevada.

* Airs on the CW network KRNS  

(6 and 790 on Charter and 46 on Dish)


* Thursdays 1 pm. to 2 pm.

* Airs on Charter's TV Channel 3

* Saturdays 7 pm. to 8 pm. 

* Available anytime on Charter's "Video On Demand"


If you have any questions please don't hesitate to contact me:

Dan Clements 



The previous Newsletters are available on the Archive page.  

 Click here to read them



If you are thinking about being a vendor at the show and have questions please look at the website and give me a call or send me an email.


If you get 2 newsletter emails then you may be on more than one list.

Places to Stay:
A few people have asked if there are places to stay close to the events center.  The Events Center has RV spaces available (see the bottom of the show application page) and  there are several motels close by and the casinos are close too. lists some close by ones. You can narrow the search in the location box:
   A friend of mine stays at the SandsRegency Hotel Casino when he visits. They usually have some good deals going. I did a quick check and found their deals page:  
Once he visited the first time they keep sending him free nights tickets.    
   Motel 6 is about a block away:  
   Days Inn is just a little further:
   Americas Best Travel Inn is right at the freeway exit too:
There is a 24 hour Denny's and a Carrows restaurant very close. (walking dist. from motels, right at the freeway exit)
Let's make this a fun forum to keep interest and excitement up for the shows!


Dan and Paula Clements 
Tanners Marketplace  
P.O. Box 618, Fernley NV  89408  
Email Dan Clements 
How to "Antique" Metal

A new, shiny piece of metal can be 'antiqued' or aged to give the appearance of a vintage and well-loved collectible. This attractive patina can be created through the process known as oxidizing or corroding.

Most store-bought oxidizers contain muriatic or hydrochloric acid as the primary corrosive agent. 

You'll need to work outdoors or in a well-ventilated area of your home as the fumes from chemical oxidizers can be toxic. Cover exposed surfaces, including the floor and table in thick, protective plastic sheets. Wear thick rubber gloves and safety goggles. 

Place a gallon of water and some baking soda or ammonia nearby in case you need to quickly neutralize spilled acid. 

Move other metal objects to another room. Even the fumes from the process can oxidize and damage them. 


Dilute the chemical oxidizer. Use a glass container (not metal, plastic or wood) to mix 1 part oxidizer to 20 parts water to begin and strengthen gradually as needed.

Soak the metal objects by placing them into the oxidizing solution carefully. Keep them in the solution until they achieve a desired darkness or blackness, typically a few seconds to 1 or 2 minutes.

  • You can also apply the solution with a brush or cotton swab to control coloration.
Remove the objects from the oxidizing solution. Then cover them in baking soda or ammonia to neutralize the acid and stop the oxidizing process. Rinse the items with clean water and dry them with a clean cloth towel.
Restore a shine to selective parts of the metal objects by rubbing with fine steel wool, in order to provide contrast and an authentically worn look. Alternatively, you can tumble small items in a rotary tumbler with steel shot to brighten and shine parts of the metal.

Antiquing Metal with Hard Boiled Eggs

Place 1 to 6 eggs (depending on the amount of metal) in a pot of water and bring to a boil. Then turn off heat and leave in hot water for about 10 minutes.

Remove the egg shells immediately and carefully.

Cut the eggs in quarters while still hot and place in a clear (glass or plastic) container with the metal to be antiqued. 

Prevent the egg from touching the metal directly and cover the container.

  • Egg yolks produce sulfur gas that will oxidize the metal.
Monitor the oxidizing process without opening the container every 5 to 10 minutes initially. Then leave the metal in the container with the eggs for one to two hours at room temperature or overnight if placed in refrigerator until desired coloration is reached.
Remove the metal from the container and discard the eggs. Allow the metal objects to air out to remove the sulfuric egg smell.
Rub with a polishing cloth or fine steel wool to lighten certain oxidized areas of the metal objects to create a naturally-worn look. 


There are other ways to antique metal, This tutorial gives you two easy methods. The oxidizing chemicals are available at most large craft stores.


  • Always add acids to water and not the other way around when diluting to avoid splattering and potential burns.
  • When oxidizing metal with chemical oxidizers follow included instructions closely and take safety precautions to avoid toxic fumes or skin contact.    
  • Ref:
Dan and Paula Clements
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Dan and Paula Clements
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Show Schedule
At the Livestock Events Center
Tanners Marketplace:
February  7th-8th 2015
May 2nd-3rd 2015
July 25th-26th 2015
October 10th-11th 2015
November 21st-22nd 2015

November 22nd-23rd
Magic Of Santa:
December 5th-6th

Please Visit the Somewhere In Time antique mall at 1313 S. Virginia St.

Weekly Auctions
Weekly Auctions
Auctions by Sammy B
675 S Virginia St
A Fun Antiques and Clothing Store
The  Antiques Showcase TV Show
Check out the official Events Calendar to see what is happening in your area. There are fun events happening all over the state:

Nevada's Sesquicentennial, the 150th anniversary of Nevada's admission to the Union, will provide opportunities for celebration and reflection as we come together statewide to commemorate our shared history and build a foundation of cultural appreciation for generations to come. Nevada's one of a kind and diverse history will be celebrated throughout the state for an entire year in order to promote pride in the shared heritage of native and non-native Nevadans alike.

Save $1.00
off  Show Admission
Bring this Coupon
OR a can of Food for the Food Bank
or Evelyn Mount OR a toy for Casey's Project to get $1.00 off show admission for each member of your party.