Flea Market draws huge crowds, bad weather

Allen Worrell/The Carroll News Rain or shine, the Annual VFW Gun Show & Flea Market in Hillsville always draws a huge crowd, as evidenced by this photo taken Saturday around 12 p.m. Although this year’s show was hit by heavy storms on Friday and Saturday, people still came to town by the hundreds of thousands. -
Photo by Stephen LaRaviere A massive thunderstorm hit the Annual VFW Gun Show & Flea Market in Hillsville at approximately 4:30 p.m. Friday. Several vendors suffered significant damage to their tents and merchandise, but fortunately there were no injuries reported. -
Photo by Stephen LaRaviere Most of the damage caused by the Friday afternoon thunderstorm happened in the bottom of Hundley’s Field during the Annual VFW Gun Show & Flea Market. -
A huge Captain Morgan was on hand to take in the sights and sounds of the Annual VFW Gun Show & Flea Market in Hillsville. - -
Guns are in no shortage inside the Grover King VFW Post 1115 building in Hillsville during the Annual VFW Gun Show & Flea Market in Hillsville. This year marked the 51st annual event. - -
This vintage Indian Motorcycles’ clock could be yours for just under $1,500 at the Annual VFW Gun Show & Flea Market in Hillsville. - -
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Allen Worrell/The Carroll News

Rain or shine, the Annual VFW Gun Show & Flea Market in Hillsville always draws a huge crowd, as evidenced by this photo taken Saturday around 12 p.m. Although this year’s show was hit by heavy storms on Friday and Saturday, people still came to town by the hundreds of thousands.

Photo by Stephen LaRaviere

A massive thunderstorm hit the Annual VFW Gun Show & Flea Market in Hillsville at approximately 4:30 p.m. Friday. Several vendors suffered significant damage to their tents and merchandise, but fortunately there were no injuries reported.

Photo by Stephen LaRaviere

Most of the damage caused by the Friday afternoon thunderstorm happened in the bottom of Hundley’s Field during the Annual VFW Gun Show & Flea Market.

A huge Captain Morgan was on hand to take in the sights and sounds of the Annual VFW Gun Show & Flea Market in Hillsville.

Guns are in no shortage inside the Grover King VFW Post 1115 building in Hillsville during the Annual VFW Gun Show & Flea Market in Hillsville. This year marked the 51st annual event.

This vintage Indian Motorcycles’ clock could be yours for just under $1,500 at the Annual VFW Gun Show & Flea Market in Hillsville.

Allen Worrell/The Carroll News Rain or shine, the Annual VFW Gun Show & Flea Market in Hillsville always draws a huge crowd, as evidenced by this photo taken Saturday around 12 p.m. Although this year’s show was hit by heavy storms on Friday and Saturday, people still came to town by the hundreds of thousands.
https://www.thecarrollnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/web1_FMCrowd-1.jpgAllen Worrell/The Carroll News Rain or shine, the Annual VFW Gun Show & Flea Market in Hillsville always draws a huge crowd, as evidenced by this photo taken Saturday around 12 p.m. Although this year’s show was hit by heavy storms on Friday and Saturday, people still came to town by the hundreds of thousands.

Photo by Stephen LaRaviere A massive thunderstorm hit the Annual VFW Gun Show & Flea Market in Hillsville at approximately 4:30 p.m. Friday. Several vendors suffered significant damage to their tents and merchandise, but fortunately there were no injuries reported.
https://www.thecarrollnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/web1_Larav2-1.jpgPhoto by Stephen LaRaviere A massive thunderstorm hit the Annual VFW Gun Show & Flea Market in Hillsville at approximately 4:30 p.m. Friday. Several vendors suffered significant damage to their tents and merchandise, but fortunately there were no injuries reported.

Photo by Stephen LaRaviere Most of the damage caused by the Friday afternoon thunderstorm happened in the bottom of Hundley’s Field during the Annual VFW Gun Show & Flea Market.
https://www.thecarrollnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/web1_Larav1-1.jpgPhoto by Stephen LaRaviere Most of the damage caused by the Friday afternoon thunderstorm happened in the bottom of Hundley’s Field during the Annual VFW Gun Show & Flea Market.

A huge Captain Morgan was on hand to take in the sights and sounds of the Annual VFW Gun Show & Flea Market in Hillsville.
https://www.thecarrollnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/web1_FMCaptMorgan-1.jpgA huge Captain Morgan was on hand to take in the sights and sounds of the Annual VFW Gun Show & Flea Market in Hillsville.

Guns are in no shortage inside the Grover King VFW Post 1115 building in Hillsville during the Annual VFW Gun Show & Flea Market in Hillsville. This year marked the 51st annual event.
https://www.thecarrollnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/web1_FMGuns-1.jpgGuns are in no shortage inside the Grover King VFW Post 1115 building in Hillsville during the Annual VFW Gun Show & Flea Market in Hillsville. This year marked the 51st annual event.

This vintage Indian Motorcycles’ clock could be yours for just under $1,500 at the Annual VFW Gun Show & Flea Market in Hillsville.
https://www.thecarrollnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/web1_FMIndian-1.jpgThis vintage Indian Motorcycles’ clock could be yours for just under $1,500 at the Annual VFW Gun Show & Flea Market in Hillsville.

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