Antique Expert Returns to Ephraim

Author and antiques expert Mark F. Moran returns to the Ephraim Village Hall on Aug. 4 from 1 – 5 pm. Last year he appraised more than 60 items. Bring your treasured antique or collectible and find out “What’s it Worth!” The cost for each appraisal is $15 (no more than three items per person). Advanced registration is recommended. If you don’t have an item, you can be a spectator for $3 per person. Register online at

Moran, formerly senior editor of Antiques and Collectibles Books for Krause Publications in Iola, Wis., has also been a contributing editor for Antique Trader magazine. He has served as editor of Antique Review East magazine; as producer of Atlantique City, an antique show held in Atlantic City, N.J.; and as editorial director of F+W Media’s Antiques Group. He is the author or co-author of more than 25 books on antiques and collectibles, including the 800-page annual Warman’s Antiques & Collectibles, now in its 45th edition. Moran specializes in vintage folk art, Americana and fine art. Later this month he will be in Kansas City, Mo., and Richmond, Va., as an appraiser for the popular PBS series Antiques Roadshow.