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'Relics on the Railroad' returns to Danville for Labor Day

Annual antiques sale to be held outside of the Museum of the San Ramon Valley

Residents in the San Ramon Valley looking for a fun activity for Labor Day are in luck because the Museum of the San Ramon Valley in Danville will be holding their 13th annual “Relics on the Railroad” antique sale returns on Monday.

Museum organizers say the free family friendly outdoor market will feature a diverse away of vintage, antique and “artfully upcycled” home goods from local and regional vendors, all in the parking lot located behind the Museum of the San Ramon Valley.

Some of the goods residents will have the opportunity to shop for include arts and crafts, books, buttons, bird houses, BoHo clothing, country french goods, dolls, farm salvage, garden art, jewelry, photography, retro art, succulents, toys and plenty of other surprises from fine period pieces to funky collectibles.

After hunting for treasures at the antiques sale, shoppers are welcome to have their items valued by teams of antique specialists at the museums “Antiques Appraisal Clinic” which will be held inside the museum from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

While attendees explore for hidden gems, the Stoney Ridge Bluegrass Band, a group of East Bay musicians who play a wide variety of both traditional and contemporary bluegrass songs and tunes, will return to serenade shoppers. Popular songs include "Folsom Prison Blues," "Roll in My Sweet Baby’s Arms," "Old Home Place" and "Poor Boy’s Delight."

Relics on the Railroad returns to the Museum of the San Ramon Valley, 205 Railroad Ave. in Danville, Monday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The outdoor market is admission free, participants can explore the goods available at their leisure.

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