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March 05, 1998

Antiques in Alexandria

Antiques buffs will be in Alexandria, Va., this weekend for the second annual "Antiques in Alexandria." About 50 dealers will be exhibiting a range of American, English and Continental furniture, decorative arts and books. An exhibit from the Horticultural Services Division of the Smithsonian Institution will include representative examples of late 19th-century iron and wire garden furniture from the museum's collection. The event benefits the Alexandria Association, the Athanaeum and the Lyceum Company, three Alexandria-based organizations that support fine, decorative and performing arts and historic preservation.

"Antiques in Alexandria" will be held 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. tomorrow, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Episcopal High School's Flippin Field House, 3900 Braddock Road, Alexandria. Admission is $8 and includes a show catalog. Call 703-549-5922.

Eastern Shore cuisine

For those who appreciate good food, "A Taste of Paradise on Maryland's Eastern Shore" is in Easton Sunday. Sixteen of the Eastern Shore's finest restaurants, including the Inn at Perry Cabin, Town Dock Restaurant and the Osprey, will showcase their chefs' talents and specialties at the culinary event. Franklin Wine Selections will offer a wine tasting of Australian, French and California wines. There will be live music and a silent auction.

"A Taste of Paradise" takes place 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Easton Armory, on Route 50. Tickets are $30 at the door. Call 410-822-4653.

Pub Date: 3/05/98

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