Thomasville Times Enterprise

February 20, 2014

Antiques show offers exciting events

Staff report

THOMASVILLE — In addition to this year’s huge lineup of renowned lecturers and special guests, the 25th annual Thomasville Antiques Show will feature New Collectors Night, the Savannah Ramsey Singletary Junior Collectors Event, and appointments for verbal evaluations of personal items by Antiques Roadshow’s Lark Mason and Amanda Everard.

New Collectors Night will be held Saturday 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. and will open the antiques showroom to new collectors, featuring music provided by New York City DJ Sinton Vignos, vintage cocktails, and hors d’oeuvres.

New collectors will be inspired to start a collection during this exclusive opportunity to browse the antiques floor, ask questions of dealers, and learn negotiation skills. Tickets to the event cost $45, and cocktail attire is requested.

The Savannah Ramsey Singletary Junior Collectors Event is open to budding collectors ages ten and up, and participants are encouraged to bring their collections with them, regardless of what they collect. The event will be held on Sunday at 2:30 p.m. and tickets cost $25. Amanda Everard, an appraiser on PBS’ “Antiques Roadshow” and president of Everard & Company of Savannah, will conduct the class created in memoriam of Brookwood School sophomore Savannah Ramsey Singletary.

Saturday, from 10 a.m.-11 a.m. and from 1 p.m. 2 p.m., and Sunday from noon to 2 p.m., “Antiques Roadshow’s” Lark Mason and Amanda Everard will offer private verbal evaluations of personal items.

Mason is an expert in Asian arts and the president of Lark Mason Associates, of New York, and founder of; Everard is the president of Everard & Company, Auctions and Appraisals, of Savannah.

Verbal evaluations are available by appointment only, and require the purchase of a general admission ticket plus $10 per item.

Tickets to all events and verbal evaluation appointments are available by visiting or by calling (229) 225-9354.



For more information and to order tickets, visit



Show hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Miles Redd Talk: “Inspiration and the Influence of Fashion in Interior Design” (Director, Oscar de la Renta Home - at 10 a.m., Reservation required $45 and box lunch by reservation - $15

Lark Mason Talk: “Art, Culture and Antiques in the Age of Twitter” (Antiques Roadshow –, 2 p.m., Reservation required $45

“A Toast to 25” champagne reception and book signing – Lisa Newsom (founder of Veranda Magazine)

The Center for the Arts Broad Street Gallery – partnering with Liam’s from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Reservation required – space limited $25



Show hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Antiques Roadshow Verbal Evaluations – Lark Mason and Amanda Everard 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., $10 per item

Reservations required as space is limited – 225-9354 or

Hutton Wilkinson Talk and Lunch: “Tony Duquette, Wild Child of Hollywood Design”(Interior and Jewelry Designer – 11 a.m., reservation required $55

Curt DiCamillo Talk: “Lords, Ladies & Mummies: The Story of Highclere Castle, the Real Downton Abbey” (Architectural Historian –, 2 p.m., Reservation required $45

New Collectors Night – Shop the Show in a casual setting with signature cocktails and DJ Sinton Vignos, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., reservation required $45


Show hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Antiques Roadshow Verbal Evaluations – Lark Mason and Amanda Everard, 12 to 2 p.m., $10 per Item. Reservations required as space is limited – 225-9354 or

2:30 p.m. —  Savannah Ramsey Singletary Junior Collectors' Class with Lark Mason and Amanda Everard (ages 10 and up). Limited space, $25 (includes show admission for student)