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Antiquing Adventures

by Jessica Reilly

Calling all antique lovers! If you love the thrill of the hunt and dream of uncovering hidden treasures tucked away, we have good news for you. Your Fresh Air Adventure is filled with antique and vintage shops just waiting to be explored. Whether you’re looking for a piece with promise or something that’s been lovingly restored, you’ll find your antiquing people here.


April's Finds Antiques & Collectibles 

Where: LeRoy, NY  

When: Thursday - Sunday 10 am - 4 pm. Closed Monday – Wednesday. 

April’s Finds offers an unparalleled selection of antiques and collectable items. Their inventory of new and used goods changes daily, so there’s always a new treasure to be unearthed. While browsing the store you’re likely to stumble upon the perfect piece of décor for your home or for a friend! 

Antiques and Rusty Relics 

Where: Holley, NY 

When: Thursday – Saturday, 10 am – 5 pm, Sunday, noon – 4 pm and Monday – Wednesday by appointment. 

Antiques and Rusty Relics is a collector’s gem; an antique showroom housed in a historic train depot, handcrafted by experienced collectors. Here you’ll find an incredible selection of antiques, furniture, décor and folk art, primitives, and Americana.  

Arcade Junction Co-op Antiques 

Where: Arcade, NY 

When: Thursday – Saturday, 11 am – 5 pm, Sunday 11 am – 3 pm. Closed Monday – Wednesday. 

Centrally located on the village Main Street, Arcade Junction Co-Op is a secondhand retail cooperative with a little bit of everything for everyone. From antiques and home décor to toys and crafts, you never know just what you’ll uncover here! 


Bethany Arts Old General Store 

Where: East Bethany, NY 

When: April – December, Wednesday – Sunday, noon – 5 pm (and whenever the flags are out!)  

The Bethany Arts Old General Store is more than an antique shop; it’s a building with as much history as the goods it keeps inside! Once a town general store, Bethany Arts is now owned and operated by a local artist who sells her work in addition to the antique décor, art, and furniture that line the walls. Plan a visit to the store around an art class; the owner offers classes in needle felting, painting, silk dying and more! 

By the Light of the Moon  

Where: Cuba, NY 

When: Monday – Friday, 10 am – 5 pm, Saturday 10 am – 3 pm, Sunday, 10 am – 2 pm. Closed Wednesdays  

Nestled on Main Street in the village of Cuba is By the Light of the Moon, a vintage store with everything from antique furniture to handcrafted home décor and local art. Don’t rush your visit here- you can spend hours browsing the unique selection of upcycled, antique, country, rustic, and handcrafted goods! 

Carvings & More 

Where: Mt. Morris, NY  

When: 10 am – 5 pm, daily 

What began as a consignment shop for the owner to sell his chainsaw carvings has grown into a full artisan bazaar, home to 35 local artists and 12 antique dealers. Carvings & More has an unmatched selection of unique goods and art, including antiques, jewelry, paintings, photography, furniture, hand-made soaps, gift baskets, digital crafts, stained glass and so much more! Come with an open mind and leave with your new favorite piece of décor.  


Cuba Antiques  

Where: Cuba, NY  

When: Monday – Sunday, 10 am – 5 pm. Closed Tuesday. 

Tucked behind the Cuba Cheese Shoppe, you’d be forgiven for not noticing Cuba Antiques at first. But this wonderfully diverse antique shop is well worth a visit after you’ve had your fill of cheese. Browse a wide variety of goods made or reclaimed by local vendors, including comic books, jewelry, clothing, and furniture.  
 

ellen j goods 

Where: Medina, NY  

When: Thursday – Saturday, 10 am – 5 pm, Sunday, noon – 4 pm or by appointment 

Not your average antique store, ellen j goods features an eye-catching selection of vintage wares for lovers of cottage, retro, industrial, and French country décor. They also offer workshops and a specialty selection of art supplies, including custom paints, finishes, stencils, stamps, and tools. 

Heritage Antiques  

Where: Angelica, NY 

When: Thursday – Saturday, 10 am – 5 pm, Sunday, 11 am – 5 pm. Closed Monday – Wednesday  

Nestled on the quaint Main Street of Angelica, Heritage Antiques has over 5,000 square feet filled with every treasure you can imagine, including vintage goods, antiquities, primitives, mid-century and reproductions of household furniture, clothing, accessories, glass, and ceramics.  


Jeddo Mill Antiques 

Where: Medina, NY  

When: Thursday – Sunday, 11 am – 5 pm 

You can’t miss Jeddo Mill Antiques- just look for the giant bowling pins on the porch! Housed in a historic grist mill, shoppers here can browse a vast selection of antique furniture, décor, primitives, and collectibles. Ask about the store’s feature on HGTV’s “You Live in What?” 

Rusty Bones Antiques  

Where: Arcade, NY 

When: Tuesday – Sunday, 11 am – 5 pm. Closed Monday    

Rusty Bones is more than just antiques – they’re 6,000 square feet of Americana treasure hunting paradise! Sharing a space with Junk and Disorderly Antiques, you get two for one when you browse the selection here, from antiques and primitives to arts, crafts, and more.  

Schmidt's Barn  

Where: Pembroke, NY  

When: Tuesday, Thursday – Sunday, 9 am – 4 pm. Closed Monday and Wednesday  

Schmidt’s Barn is a classic antique store; buyer and seller of everything vintage. From household goods and wares to collectables, tools, antlers, and specialty items, you’ll find what you’re looking for here. If you don’t see something, just ask the owner Bob! You never know what he has tucked away in the store.  

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