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Theta Charity Antiques Show kicks off with 1,000 guests at preview party

Theta Charity Antiques Show preview party is a smash with 1,000 guests

101 Cynthia Adkins, left, and Liz Rigney at the Theta Charity Antiques Show preview party November 2013
Cynthia Adkins, left, and Liz Rigney at the Theta Charity Antiques Show preview party. Photo courtesy of © Alexander's Fine Portrait Design
684 Beverly Arnold, from left, Dorothy Abels and Anne Pullen at the Theta Charity Antiques Show preview party November 2013
Beverly Arnold, from left, Dorothy Abels and Anne Pullen at the Theta Charity Antiques Show preview party. Photo courtesy of © Alexander's Fine Portrait Design
723 Mary Hubbel, left, and Juliet Hubbel at the Theta Charity Antiques Show preview party November 2013
Mary Hubbel, left, and Juliet Hubbel at the Theta Charity Antiques Show preview party. Photo courtesy of © Alexander's Fine Portrait Design
452 Tracey Pruzan, left, and Ellie Cullman at the Theta Charity Antiques Show preview party November 2013
Guest speakers Tracey Pruzan, left, and Ellie Cullman at the Theta Charity Antiques Show preview party. Photo courtesy of © Alexander's Fine Portrait Design
429 Peggy Rathmell, from left, Ellen Cummins and Laura Herring at the Theta Charity Antiques Show preview party November 2013
Peggy Rathmell, from left, Ellen Cummins and Laura Herring at the Theta Charity Antiques Show preview party. Photo courtesy of © Alexander's Fine Portrait Design
153 Jennifer Bowens, left, and Ana Beth Hill at the Theta Charity Antiques Show preview party November 2013
Jennifer Bowens, left, and Ana Beth Hill at the Theta Charity Antiques Show preview party. Photo courtesy of © Alexander's Fine Portrait Design
101 Cynthia Adkins, left, and Liz Rigney at the Theta Charity Antiques Show preview party November 2013
684 Beverly Arnold, from left, Dorothy Abels and Anne Pullen at the Theta Charity Antiques Show preview party November 2013
723 Mary Hubbel, left, and Juliet Hubbel at the Theta Charity Antiques Show preview party November 2013
452 Tracey Pruzan, left, and Ellie Cullman at the Theta Charity Antiques Show preview party November 2013
429 Peggy Rathmell, from left, Ellen Cummins and Laura Herring at the Theta Charity Antiques Show preview party November 2013
153 Jennifer Bowens, left, and Ana Beth Hill at the Theta Charity Antiques Show preview party November 2013

What: The 61st annual Theta Charity Antiques Show.

Where: At the George R. Brown Convention Center.

The 411: Antiques Show chairs Cynthia Adkins and Liz Rigney welcomed more than 1,000 guests to the preview party that kicks off four days of shopping amid the offerings of more than 50 notable antique dealers from around the country. Since its founding in 1952, the show has generated more than $6 million in revenue dedicated to educational, cultural arts, medical research and community endeavors in the Houston area. The show includes a number of lectures by noted interior designers and collectors including Alexa Hampton and the team of Elissa Cullman and Tracey Pruzan. The show ends Sunday.

Who: John Adkins, Robert Rigney, Lisa and Bill Schwartz, Diane Lokey Farb, Tricia and Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst, Betty Newton, Laura Herring as well as show speakers Celerie Kemble and Danielle Rollins.

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