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C4 Explosion This Saturday

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The C4 Explosion takes place this Saturday, July 17, 2021 at the Firehouse Event Center from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. The Firehouse Event Center is located at 432 N. Theard Street in Covington.

The C4 Explosion is a meet up for the local collectors community featuring action figures, door prizes and 100’s of comics.

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C4 Explosion Saturday, May 22nd

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Get ready for door prizes, action figures and 100’s of comics at the next C4 Explosion on Saturday, May 22, 2021 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Firehouse Event Center in Covington. This event is free and open to the public. Meet up with other collectors and be a part of the growing community.

Find C4 Explosion on Facebook and join the conversation!

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Covington Antiques & Uniques Festival This Weekend

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The Covington Heritage Foundation will host the 7th Annual Covington Antiques and Uniques Festival, April 17-18, 2021, at the Covington Trailhead at 419 N. New Hampshire Street in Covington.
The two-day, juried, free event will showcase more than 50 vendors displaying an eclectic mix of antique furnishings, period collectibles, architectural salvage, and vintage-inspired fine arts and crafts as well as food and live music throughout the weekend.
An added feature to the festival will be the St. Tammany Art Association’s Art Market. Fine art, jewelry, photography, paintings, woodworking, fiber art, pottery and more will be displayed.


The Covington Heritage Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to preserve the city’s culture, character and community. The festival is coordinated with the support of the City’s Department of Cultural Arts and Events. Department Director Aimee Faucheux said as the festival grows and evolves each year, the goal remains the same – to offer a first-class juried event that reflects the unique charm and history of Covington.
“We are thrilled we are able to have the festival this year,” said Faucheux. “We invite everyone to come out and enjoy a good time.”
The festival will be following the 6 ft physical distancing and face mask mandate as required by our Governor at the time of the event.
Festival hours are 10 am to 5 pm Saturday and Sunday. For more information, call (985) 892-1873 or log onto covingtonheritagefoundation.com.

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Collectibles, Comics & Community Meeting at the Firehouse Event Center This Saturday for the C4 Explosion!

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Every other month the city of Covington hosts the most interesting meet up in the Gulf South! Community, comics, collector’s chronicles (C4). This event was created by the people from Umbrella Comics & Collectibles to foster the collector community in the Gulf South. The C4 Explosion features collectibles, comics and community meeting this Saturday, March 13, 2021 at the Firehouse Event Center in downtown Covington (423 N. Theard Street). This event is free and open to the public, beginning at 10 a.m. and ending at 4 p.m.

The meet up features thousands of comic books, toys, video games and other collectibles. A big goal for this group in the community is giving back to local charities and non-profits, such as Northshore Families & The Youth Service Bureau. In March, C4 is working with the Yum Yum Gimme Sum Mobile Food Truck, mentoring community children through their business.

Find C4 Explosion on Facebook to connect with the group or to participate in upcoming events. Vendors are rotated out to give everyone in the community a chance to participate and work together. Bring your friends and family to be a part of the growing collector community this Saturday at the Firehouse Event Center!

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5th Annual Antiques & Uniques Fest This Weekend

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The Covington Heritage Foundation will host the 5th Annual Covington Antiques and Uniques Festival, April 27 and 28, at the Covington Trailhead at 419 N. New Hampshire Street in Covington.
The two-day juried event will showcase more than 60 vendors displaying an eclectic mix of antique furnishings, period collectibles, architectural salvage, and vintage-inspired fine arts and crafts as well as great food and live music throughout the weekend.
The Covington Heritage Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to preserve the city’s culture, character and community. The festival is coordinated with the support of the City’s Department of Cultural Arts and Events. Department Director Aimee Faucheaux said “As the festival grows and evolves each year, the goal remains the same – to offer a first class juried event that reflects the unique charm and history of Covington.”
Festival ours are 10 a.m. To 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. For more information, call 985-892-1873 or visit CHF online at covingtonheritagefoundation.com.
The Oxen Attic Silent Auction will be held during the 2019 Covington Antiques and Uniques Festival April 27 & 28 at the Covington Trailhead in downtown Covington.
Proceeds from the Oxen Attic will help support the planned enhancements of Bogue Falaya Park. Rare items that are deemed of historical significance to Covington will be considered for placement in the Covington Trailhead Museum.

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Covington Antiques & Uniques Festival This Weekend

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The Covington Antiques & Uniques Festival takes place this

Saturday and Sunday, April 21 & 22, 2018 at the Covington

Trailhead from 10 a.m. To 5 p.m. both days. Find Antiques,

Vintage Collectibles & Crafts, Appraisals, Architectural

Salvage, Food, Music and More. For more information, visit

covingtonheritagefoundation.com or email

antiques@covla.com. The Covington Trailhead is located at

419 N. New Hampshire Street.

Covington Antiques and Uniques Festival to Host “Ask an

Appraiser” Curious about an unusual vase that belonged to

your great-grandmother? Ever wonder how much your old

baseball cards are worth? Local residents and visitor are

invited to bring their curiosities, treasures and

collectibles to downtown Covington to discover what they

are and how much they could be worth at “Ask an Appraiser,”

Sunday, April 22, at 2 pm at the Covington Trailhead on New

Hampshire Street.

The event will offer amateur collectors a casual forum

where they can present their treasures to a team of

professional appraisers. Each item will be matched to an

appraser, who will give a verbal description and estimated

value for the item, and answer any questions the collector

may have. The event is headed up by licensed auctioneer

and certified appraiser Pennie Carr. Areas of specialty

among the panel of appraisers include military items,

furniture, silver, collectibles, dolls, toys, children’s

items, fine jewelry and more.

Tickets are $5 each or $10 for up to 3 items. Fine jewelry

is limited to one piece per person. Proceeds benefit the

Covington Heritage Foundation, whose mission is to preserve

the City’s culture, character and community.

“Ask an Appraiser” is one of many attractions featured at

the Covington Antiques and Uniques Festival, scheduled on

April 21st and 22nd on New Hampshire and Theard Streets in

downtown Covington. In its 4th year, the mainstay of the

event will be more than 70 booths containing an array of

antiques and vintage furnishings and collectibles, and

vintage fine arts and crafts.
The festival will also feature the Oxen Attic consignment

booth, as well as indoor booths in the Trailhead Museum,

containing more fragile items such as glassware and

textiles. Rounding out the festival event will be a

mouthwatering selection of food and beverages, as well as

live music throughout both days.

Sponsored by the Covington Heritage Foundation. Public

admission is free. For more information call 985-867-1202

or email afaucheaux@covla.com

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Upcoming Downtown Events

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Save the Date for the 2018 Covington Antiques & Uniques

Festival, taking place at the Covington Trailhead Saturday

and Sunday, April 21st and 22nd. Find antiques and

collectibles from local and regional vendors, featuring

food booths and live music.

4th Annual Quack A Falaya Duck Race Tickets Now On Sale!

Email quackafalaya@gmail.com for information.