SOURCE: WGBH

WGBH

July 05, 2012 14:00 ET

Antiques Roadshow Travels to Rapid City, SD

Saturday, July 14 - Rushmore Plaza Civic Center; 2012 Six-City Tour Makes First-Ever Stop to Rapid City

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - Jul 5, 2012) -

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BEHIND THE SCENES OF PBS's #1 SERIES:
Friday, July 13

WHERE:
Rushmore Plaza Civic Center
444 N. Mount Rushmore Road
Rapid City, SD 57701

WHAT:
Erecting the Portable Production Set: 10:00 AM to NOON
Interview and Photo Opps with Executive Producer
Marsha Bemko and Appraisers: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW'S APPRAISAL EVENT:
Saturday, July 14

WHERE:
Rushmore Plaza Civic Center

WHAT:
Appraisal Event and Production Shoot:
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

More than 70 appraisers
Approximately 6,000 attendees
More than 12,000 objects appraised
Photo opps and interviews with guests, appraisers, and production principals

OTHER LOCATION SHOOTS IN AND AROUND RAPID CITY:

THURSDAY, JULY 12

A Visit to Sturgis Motorcycle Museum & Hall of Fame

WHAT: Host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Noel Barrett make a visit to Sturgis Motorcycle Museum & Hall of Fame. Antiques Roadshow compares motorcycle toys with their life-size counterparts at this beloved American museum.

WHEN: 11:30AM - 1:00PM

WHERE:
Sturgis Motorcycle Museum & Hall of Fame
999 Main Street
Sturgis, SD 57785

INTERVIEWS: Walberg, Barrett

FRIDAY, JULY 13

Antiques Roadshow Explores Sioux Artifacts

WHAT: Host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser John Buxton visit Sylvan Lake in the Black Hills to discuss several fascinating Sioux objects from the 1800s. Antiques Roadshow investigates the function and aesthetics of several Plains Indian weapons.

WHEN: 11:30AM - 1:30PM

WHERE:
Sylvan Lake Lodge
24572 SD Highway 87
Custer, SD 57730

INTERVIEWS: Walberg, Buxton

About Antiques Roadshow
Part adventure, part history lesson, part treasure hunt, nine-time Emmy® Award-nominated ANTIQUES ROADSHOW is in its sixteenth broadcast season and is the top-rated primetime PBS series. The series is produced for PBS by WGBH Boston. The production of the seventeenth season of the hit series takes place during the summer of 2012, when ANTIQUES ROADSHOW travels to the following cities Boston, MA, Myrtle Beach, SC, Rapid City, SD, Cincinnati, OH, Corpus Christi, TX, and Seattle, WA.

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