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April 09, 2006|By LORI SEARS

Philadelphia Antiques Show

Antiques lovers will want to make the trek north to the Philadelphia Antiques Show, running through Tuesday at the 33rd Street Armory in Philly. This year's show marks the 45th annual event, which features antiques and decorative arts from more than 55 dealers and galleries from around the country. In addition to guided tours, lectures and other activities, the show features a display of the loan exhibit The Schuylkill Villas, which showcases the historic houses of Philadelphia's Fairmount Park in the present and past through photographs, prints, period furniture and decorative objects.

The show runs from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. today, 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. tomorrow and 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the 33rd Street Armory, 33rd and Market streets, Philadelphia. Tickets are $15; $12 ages 65 and older; $7 students. Additional fee for some events. Proceeds benefit the University of Pennsylvania Health System. Information: 215-387-3500; philaantiques.com.

[LORI SEARS]

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