Skeleton Key Art and Antiques announces a new “shop hop” style shopping event, Antique Island, taking place Saturday, March 11. Eight Rock Island antique stores will offer shopping, sales, refreshments, and prizes as they welcome shoppers to Rock Island, which has become the premier destination for antique shopping in the Quad-Cities.

Skeleton Key Art and Antiques is being joined for this event by Fred & Ethel‘s, Vintage Varieties, More Than Antiques, Vintage Rose Antiques & Jewelry, G.V.’s Stuff, Dar Jac Antiques & Jewelry, and Jackson‘s Antiques.  Each of the eight participating locations have donated a $100 gift certificate, and one lucky winner who gets a stamp at each shop will walk away with $800 in gift certificates to these local businesses.

Antique Island,  Rock Island’s Antique Shop Hop is taking place from 12 – 5 p.m.  Shoppers can pick up their stamp sheet at any participating location. Completed stamp sheets can be turned in at their last stop.

For further information, check out Antique Island on Facebook at www.facebook.com/skeletonkeyartandantiques or contact Brandy VandeWalle at (309) 314-1567.

Sean Leary is an author, director, artist, musician, producer and entrepreneur who has been writing professionally since debuting at age 11 in the pages of the Comics Buyers Guide. An honors graduate of the University of Southern California masters program, he has written almost 30 books including the best-sellers The Arimathean, Every Number is Lucky to Someone and We Are All Characters.