Gold Country Vintage Road

Gold Country Vintage Road is a remarkable collection of shops providing the vintage lover with a one-of-a-kind shopping experience. Starting in Auburn, Gold Country Vintage road winds its way through the scenic Foothills, connecting shops featuring up-cycled furniture, quirky accessories, vintage clothing and jewelry, antiques, chalk-style paint, hand-crafted treasures and more – all at a fraction of what you’d pay in the “big city.”

A special “Spring Vintage Adventure” is planned for May 5th, 6th, and 7th from 11-5 each day. Visit seven of the 10 shops and you’ll be eligible to win one of three gift certificates valued at $125, $50 and $25. There will be special promotions and refreshments at each shop, as well.

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Tucked next to an old filling sta- tion, Back In Time is more than just a trip down Memory Lane. It’s a unique cache of vintage, cottage, up- cycled, repurposed and antique treasures; quirky collectibles; and oddities—nostalgic eye candy for the discerning collector.
12007 Dry Creek Rd., Auburn (Hwy. 49 & Dry Creek Rd.) 530-368-5813

This quaint shop specializes in farmhouse chic. Unique new home decor, one-of-a kind oldies, and gor- geous updated furniture. Modern plasma cut metal signs share wall space with rustic hand stenciled pieces. Echoes is also a Fusion Min- eral Paint® retailer stocking nearly fifty colors, topcoats, waxes and fin- ishes to help you “Paint it beautifu.!”
343 Commercial St., Auburn 530-820-3401

Antiques, collectibles, junque. Vintage costume jewelry, art glass, art pottery, and unusual small treasures are tucked in every corner of this fun shop. Nearly every item comes with a well-researched description thanks to owner Kristen’s extensive research and years of accumulated knowledge. Stop by or browse Kristen’s Ebay store.
345 Commercial St., Auburn 530-889-2633

A 3,000 sq.-ft. of Pinterest on steroids. Multiple talented artisans have filled every inch with restored, repurposed, and upcycled furniture and accessories. If you need anything peacock, you’ll find it here. Be sure to enter their monthly drawing for a chance to win a $25 gift certificate.
4035 Grass Valley Hwy., Suite I, Auburn 530-878-5997

A wonderful collection of locally sourced art, jewelry, and hand-forged and up-cycled home accents. Find heritage and vintage items and in the garden area, and rare and unusual heirloom species including pollinators and deer resistant and drought-tolerant plants. All are gathered with green living and perfect gift-giving in mind.
3700 Grass Valley Hwy., Auburn 530-820-3713

“Rough Luxe with Vintage Charm” is this adorable shop’s tagline and it’s true! Find a bit of rustic and a bit of refined in a happy mix. Re-Find Living and its sister store in historic Folsom, Not Too Shabby, are official Annie Sloan Chalk Paint® stockists. Chat about how a small amount of this incredible paint can transform a tired piece of furniture into a treasure in a single afternoon.
1558 Lincoln Way, Auburn 530-745-4102

Located in historic Old Town Auburn, this delightful shop is arguably the best vintage clothing store north of San Francisco. In addition to island designs from Hawaii, faux and real fur coats, and apparel from iconic brands such as Saks and I Magnin, you’ll find vintage-inspired new clothing and handcrafted silver filigree jewelry. Be sure to ask for Robyn’s special offer for frequent buyers.
157 Sacramento Street, Auburn 530-433-4544

A lovely and friendly shop of six women who have a passion for vintage home goods and are proud to have been voted “The Best of the Best” every year since opening in 2013. They carry a wide assortment of vintage items, painted and unpainted furniture, Old Town Chalk Paint, vintage clothing, jewelry, silver, candles, a touch of shabby chic and so much more. Their pricing explains why they remain so popular.
916 Lincoln Way, Auburn 530-885-5030


This fun little shop spans the decades as well as continents. From this side of the Atlantic you’ll find classic dinette sets, vintage linens, and kitchenware; across-the-pond imports include French grain sacks, European baby bathtubs, and British & French country enamelware. Old Town Paints, a premium line of chalk style paints, also are available to transform furniture from drab to fab.
152 S. Auburn St., Grass Valley 530-273-1967

Located within Foothill Flowers, Vintage on Main takes full advantage of the historic character of this charming brick building. You’ll find artfully up-cycled furniture, impossible-to-find vintage lamps, unusual artwork and tapestries, handcrafted jewelry, vintage clothing and industrial farmhouse pieces. One thing’s for sure: You won’t go home empty handed.
102 W. Main St., Grass Valley 530-802-5335

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