If you're rumbling around town this weekend, you might as well go shopping for the home – in someone else's home. Oh, it's all legal, let's go.
Historic Home in Castle Hill
Rose and Jim Lancaster loved vintage commercial signage, so if you are in the market, their home should be your first stop this weekend. Also find large Tiki; Asian antiques; Texana books; a baby grand piano. Limited parking on dead end street. Cash and carry. No outside shopping bags. 1106 W. Tenth, 78703. Sat., 9am-2pm, Sun., 10am-2pm.
Barton Creek Estates
The big news here is rare art, Oushak rugs, furniture, fabulous furs and ladies' attire, antiques, bronzes, vintage crystal, grand pianos, and pin ball machines! More specifically, a Kurzweil Mark 150 Ensemble Grand piano and vintage sheet music; 1980 Flash Gordon talking pinball machine; two bronze lions, 4' long each; C. M. Russell bronze stagecoach; Wild Cherry 25 cents slot machine, needs repair; St. John ladies' fashions, mink coats, designer handbags (L. Vuitton, Dooney, Coach, Prada, Spade, Cross, Brighton); leather coats, vintage pine cone four-poster bed; vintage mahogany five-drawer desk; Louis XV reproduction arm chairs; Bernhardt sofa; primitive wooden trunk; antique wooden trunk; 1940's lighted globe with vintage book (?); oak silver/jewelry chest; executive desk with credenza and matching armoire; Barry Sanders 1989 Rookie of the Year "one sheet"; Jamestown chest-on-chest; framed rubbings from historical sites in Europe, two 13'9"x10' Oushak rugs; silverplate champagne buckets; Oak roll top desk by Brass Bell; 5' concrete wall fountain; lots of patio furniture; rare Beanie Babies in the boxes; Madame Alexander storybook dolls; decorative lamps; Madame Alexander storybook dolls; John Maddocks Blue Willow platter; Delft platters. Debit/credit cards, checks, and cash accepted. Temporary gate access code: 0328. 1920 Wimberley Ln, 78735; Sat.-Sun., 10am-6pm.
Gala Lakewood Sale
This estate is said to appear frozen in time: 1960’s baroque dining table and china cabinet; Danish-style walnut furniture; wrought iron crystal chandeliers; a large collection of sea shells and coral; costume jewelry; vintage toys; a Grundig Danish Modern stereo console with reel to reel. There is a line of six-foot tables full of pottery, art glass, china sets (Metlox “Sculpted Daisy”, Syracuse, Andrea by Sadek, Fitz, and Floyd), as well as silverplate, punch bowls; and a collection of depression-era etched stems, amethyst glass and A.B.P. cut glass. One of the three upstairs bedrooms is devoted to sewing and crafts, with four sewing machines and hundreds of buttons, and also upstairs are the vintage linens, crochet, and ladies clothing. Also, occasional furniture, lamps, and rugs. The covered patio contains wrought iron; hanging macrame planters; and driftwood. The garage will be open to shopping separate from the house sale and it, too, is full with bookshelves, baskets, vases, Mason jars, household products, Christmas items, tools, electrical gadgets, and dollar items including books. Cash/ Debit/ Credit cards accepted. No personal shopping bags. Starting Sunday, 50% discount. 7504 Creekbluff Dr., 78750. Sat., 9am-4pm, Sun., 11am-4pm
Spring Multi-Estate Sale
From an estate in Tarrytown comes an array of furniture, such as vintage white wicker sofa, loveseat, and chair with floral cushions; white vinyl wicker love seat with blue striped cushions; white wicker rocker; antique pickled pine armoire; white Ashley Furniture armoire; white chest; china cabinet full of white ironstone; small tables; a pair of adorable white vintage metal chairs; shabby chic, and garden items. The vintage kitchen has a huge primitive oval pine farmhouse table, 8 oak pressed back chairs with cane seats, antique oak buffet; china, tall black wrought iron shelf, pottery, dishes, glassware, cookware, utensils, canisters. Antique oak stacking lawyer's bookcase; Adirondack rocker; metal bench; tables; a lovely large outdoor dining set with six chairs; planters, tools, birdhouses, metal birdbath. Bargainville room: antique sideboard with hutch; a 19th century demilune game table; a Hitchcock style chair; sofa table; Lladro collection; Candlewick crystal, china, original art, Eastlake hall tree. This room starts out at 50% off, then goes to 75% off on Sunday. Cash or credit cards accepted. Offers considered on all items over $50. 8108 Mesa Dr., 78759. Sat., 9am-5pm, Sun., 11am-5pm.
Georgetown Multi-Family Estate Sale
Mr. Kenneth Slattery's home opens to you for a selection of American antique and contemporary furniture; French provincial upholstered sofa and chair; dining room set including a table six chairs and china cabinet; large over-stuffed chair; unusual queen-sized carved high post rice bed (?); several marble top Victorian-style coffee tables and occasional tables; ruby glass, vintage Mah Jong set; three rockers, a glider; kitchen essentials such as Pyrex, Anchor Hocking, Kuereg, Hamilton Beach, and small appliances. Nice collection of silverplate and sterling pieces. Numbers will be available at 9:30 am. No public restrooms, children must be supervised, now accepting credit cards. 404 Sabine Dr., Georgetown, 78628. Sat.-Sun., 10am-5pm
Cedar Park Estate Sale
Two vintage bedroom sets from the 1950's; living room and dining room furniture; a twin bed with night stands; lamps and accessories; fold-down writing desk and Gone with the Wind lamp; costume jewelry, some silver, and women's watches; Noritake china (Cordell pattern) and Correll everyday dishes; kitchen items, Revere cookware, cast iron skillet; collection of Hummels and Precious Moments figurines; books, records, CDs, and DVDs, as well as VHS tapes. Patio table and chairs; AB Lounge chair; tools and gardening items; metal storage cabinet; Easter decorations and holiday items. Cash up to $25, credit cards for $25 or more, and checks for $100 or more. 2627 Goldfinch, 78613, Cedar Park. Sat., 9am-4pm, Sun., 9am-2pm.
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