• Liz Logan

From classic shops to new digs, here is Gaston County's guide to antiquing

Antiquing never grows old (see what we did there?). There’s the thrill of the hunt and the satisfaction of knowing you’ve been eco-conscious by buying used, not to mention the joy of finding rare and unique items. Whether you’re on the prowl for household items, clothing or odd little trinkets, these Gaston County antique stores are sure to fill your weekends with lots of treasure hunting magic.

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B&B Antique and Artisan Mall

Anna Naphtali, Gaston Outside

3209 W. Franklin Blvd., Gastonia

Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday 1 p.m.-5 p.m.

B&B Antique and Artisan Mall features booths from over 70 vendors, each with their own distinct flair for vintage finds. Located on Highway 74, this expansive spot is worth the short trip. With Value Village less than a mile away, this edge of the county is great for second-hand goods.

Catawba River Antique Mall

Anna Naphtali, Gaston Outside

406 Catawba St., Belmont

Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.- 6 p.m.; Sunday 1 p.m.-6 p.m.

You can’t miss this mall, thanks to the giant statue of a hamburger-holding cartoon character. Open seven days per week with 300 booths, Catawba River Antique Mall is a great stop so be sure to add it to your antiquing bucket list.

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