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Upcoming shows

September 14, 2019 (Saturday)
Ottawa, Illinois, USA
The Greater Chicago Insulator Club's annual fall swap meet will return for the second time to the home of Tom and Mary Nugent although one week later than in previous years. Their home located at 1999 N. Columbus St., Ottawa, IL 61350. Bring a table if you can. Free lunch. Club auction with Rick Soller taking bids. For more information or to RSVP, contact Tom at (815) 434-5157 or tnugent@ivnet.com.

September 21, 2019 (Saturday)
Houston, Texas, USA
The Lone Star Insulator Club will host their 28th annual Houston Insulator & Collectibles show at the Houston Marriott South at Hobby Airport from 9 AM to 4 PM on September 21, 2019. Free parking and admission! Contact show hosts Chris Renaudo (713) 826-5923 or crenaudo@aol.com, Keith Brooking (979) 245-2558 or keithbrooking@sbcglobal.net, or John Hall (281) 851-6585 or jhall@ix.netcom.com for more information or to reserve a table.

September 21, 2019 (Saturday)
Richfield, Ohio, USA
The Western Reserve Insulator Club's 9th Annual 'Oktoberfest' Insulator Show at the Masonic Hall, 3750 Grant Street, Richfield, OH 44286 (near the southeast corner of Routes 303 & 176), 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM Free Admission. 8-foot Dealer Tables $20. Dealer Setup 9:00 -10:00 AM, Bratwurst and Root Beer available for lunch. Contact JOHN HOVANEC 216-392-3622, email jrhovanec@ymail.com for details.

September 28, 2019 (Saturday)
Bath, Ontario, Canada
Bath Antique Bottle and Insulator Show will be held Saturday September 28th from 9:30 AM to 2:00 PM at 428 Main Street, in Bath Ontario Canada. Vendor costs are $10 to set up, and tables are limited so reach out to loyalistcollectibles@gmail.com to secure your spot. Last year's event was a great success with great deals to be found!

September 28, 2019 (Saturday)
Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
Enchantment Insulator Club/New Mexico Historical Bottle Society 32nd Annual Insulator, Bottle, Barbwire and Collectibles Show and Sale. Elite Sports Academy, 501 Main Street, Albuquerque NM 87104. The venue is in historic Old Town ABQ and last year's dealers and attendees loved it! Show setup and dealer trading Friday afternoon & evening, September 27. Saturday September 28 public show hours 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM. Info: MIKE GAY (505) 480-0085. E-mail: cdn102@swcp.com

September 28, 2019 (Saturday)
Manchester, Connecticut, USA
PLEASE NOTE LOCATION CHANGE!!! The Yankee Pole Cat Insulator Club will be holding their annual fall swap meet at the Manchester, CT Land Trust property at 330 Bush Hill Road, Manchester, CT. The location is a 72 acre farm on Bush Hill Road in the southwest section of Manchester - a few miles from exit 2 of I-384. 1 1/2 miles on Keeney St. to Bush Hill Road. 1 mile in Bush Hill Road. The entrance to the farm is just beyond the power line at the "cider barn". Signs will be posted. On the site is a small pavilion set in a grove of apple trees along with three miles of well maintained hiking trails on the property. Plenty of parking and plenty of space to setup. The get together will be informal and fun and we ask that you bring your insulators and antiques as well as your own tables and chairs. Hours are 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM. A lunch will be served around noon with a suggested $10 donation to cover the lunch and cost of the facility. A departure from the normal cookout lunch. We'll be having pizza and salad. If you'd like to help and bring something for the food portion, breakfast foods, additional sides that go with pizza, and desserts would be appreciated. Please RSVP if you are planning on having lunch so we can get an accurate head count for the lunch. Contact John Rajpolt to RSVP or with questions. Email: rajpolt@earthlink.net. Phone: (203) 261-1190, no calls after 9:00 PM ET please. The land trust has a website if you'd like information on the trust: https://www.manchesterlandtrust.org/index.html

October 5, 2019 (Saturday)
River Falls, Wisconsin, USA
The North Western Insulator Club invites you all to join us for the annual Fall Insulator Swap Meet and Show in beautiful River Falls, WI. Meet us at the Moose Lodge, 620 N Clark St and the hours are 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Admission and tables are free and lunch is available at the Lodge-please bring a dish to pass. Best Maid cookies-made in River Falls-will be out sweet treat of the day. An auction to benefit the club will be held at midday so bring merchandise to sell and be prepared to bid often and fast. For questions and to reserve your table, contact Mike Braun at mbraun61@yahoo.com or phone (715) 426-0887. We'll see you in August

October 6, 2019 (Sunday)
Chelsea, Michigan, USA
Annual Huron Valley Bottle and Insulator Club Show. Held at the Comfort Inn Conference Center,1645 Commerce Park Drive, Chelsea,Mi. (just north of I-94/M52 exit. Hours: 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Admission $3.00, For more information or sales tables, contact Rod Krupka at (248) 627-6351 or Mike Bruner at abbott4girl@sbcglobal.net

October 19, 2019 (Saturday)
Millbrook, Ontario, Canada
The annual Ontario Fall backyard insulator show will be held Saturday, October 19th from 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM in Millbrook, Ontario. There is no cost involved - please bring your own table if you are planning on selling. The address is 457 Ava Crescent, Millbrook Ontario (705) 932-1010 cminicola@gmail.com

October 26, 2019 (Saturday)
Garland, Texas, USA
The Garland Insulator and Collectibles Show will be held Saturday October 26, 2019 at the Springhill Suites by Marriott, 3251 E George Bush Turnpike, Richardson Texas 75082, (972) 479-0300. Show hours are from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM with free parking and free admission. Dealer tables are $35.00 each with setup Friday night from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM and Saturday morning from 6:00 AM to 8:00 AM. For information contact Gary Fine (972) 414-9085 gfine102@aol.com or Mike Lyell (214) 681-0244 mikelyell@verizon.net.

October 26, 2019 (Saturday)
Shawnee, Oklahoma, USA
I am very happy to announce that the 3rd annual PSIC swap meet will be held on October 26th in Shawnee, OK. Please bring your own table(s) and pop-up shade/rain cover as this will be held outside rain or shine! Please bring a dish and drink to share for the pot-luck lunch. PLEASE RSVP THE TOTAL NUMBER IN YOUR GROUP AND WHAT YOU WILL BE BRINGING FOR THE POTLUCK LUNCH TO brian@domeglass.com or call (620) 779-1741 WHEN: October 26, 2019 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM start 12 O'clock potluck lunch 12:30 PM club meeting WHERE: 20 Orlando Ct. Shawnee, OK 74804 WHAT TO BRING: Table, chairs, pop-up cover, insulators (for sale, trade, or show and tell), side or main dish, drink, etc. Sincerely, Club President Brian Riecker (620) 779-1741

November 1-3, 2019 (Friday-Sunday)
Springfield, Ohio, USA
The 49th Mid-Ohio Insulator Show will be held November 1-3 at the Clark County Fairgrounds, 4401 South Charleston Pike, Springfield, Ohio. Exit 59 off I-70. Show hours are Friday 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM, Saturday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, and Sunday from 9:00 AM to closing. Info: CURT BOSTER email: cboster530@att.net or (614) 301-5125 or LOIS BLAIR (740) 852-3148. Additional info at: www.insulators.info/shows/springfield/

November 1-2, 2019 (Friday & Saturday)
Tulare, California, USA
The 52nd Annual Tulare Insulator and Collectibles Show will be held In Tulare, California this November 1st and 2nd, 2019. Over 80 dealer tables are available located in a large auditorium complete with a full-kitchen and plenty of parking spaces. Insulators, bottles, glassware, crafts, and much more can be found. Admission is free. Doors open Friday at 9:00 AM and close at 5:00 PM and on Saturday the hours are 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM Come to buy and browse. You won't be disappointed. For further information and location directions or to book a dealer table or two, please contact Bob Merzoian at (559) 359-2826 or bobmerzoian@mac.com.

November 16, 2019 (Saturday)
Toccoa, Georgia, USA
The Dixie Jewels Insulator Club's Fall swap meet, hosted by Tom, Mike and Casey Herron, will be held Saturday, November 16, 2019 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM in Toccoa, Georgia. The swap will be held at Mitchell Allen Memorial Hall, located at the historic Toccoa Depot and next door to the Currahee Military Museum. The Toccoa Depot has been restored to its original appearance in 1940 and showcases the history of Toccoa and Stephens County, Georgia, along with many artifacts detailing the lives and experiences of the men in the 506th Airborne Infantry Regiment who trained for combat missions at nearby Camp Toccoa, made famous by the hit HBO miniseries, "Band of Brothers". Tours of the museum can be arranged for those interested at minimal cost. Around 15 tables will be available, so please contact Mike Herron before the swap to reserve your sales table. If all those tables are spoken for, plan to bring your own table. There is lots of room in the meeting hall and there will be a great assortment of insulators for sale. Admission is free and there is no charge to set up a sales table. Lunch will be provided and others are asked to bring a covered dish, dessert or drinks to complement the meal. Mark your calendars now for a terrific day of awesome insulators and fellowship in the beautiful mountains of Northeast Georgia. For more information contact MIKE HERRON at (706) 599-4705 or e-mail hern@truvista.net.

December 8, 2019 (Sunday)
Enfield, Connecticut, USA
Yankee Pole Cat Insulator Club Annual "Beat the Snow" Insulator, Bottle, and Tabletop Collectibles Show and Sale. American Legion Hall, 566 Enfield Street (US Route 5), Enfield, Connecticut 06082. Show hall is one mile from Exit 49 of I-91 on the Connecticut/Massachusetts border. 20 minutes north of Hartford; 20 minutes south of the Mass Pike. Show Hours 8 AM to 2 PM. Dealer Setup 6 AM to 8 AM. Free Admission. 30+ sales tables as well as several displays. Free display space available. For dealer contracts, display information, or just general show questions - please contact JOHN RAJPOLT (203) 261-1190. E-Mail: rajpolt@earthlink.net

January 18, 2020 (Saturday)
Maitland, Florida, USA
The annual Central Florida Insulator Collectors (CFIC) and the Antique Telephone Collectors Association (ATCA) Show will be held January 18, 2020 in Maitland, Florida in the Germaine Bldg. located at 220 W. Packwood. Sales tables are: First table is $25.00 and each additional table is $20.00. Set-up is from 7:30 AM 8:00 AM. with the public allowed in at 8:00 AM. until 3:00 PM. There will be coffee and donuts for the dealers. There will be lunch concessions on the premises. This is a one-day Show and Sale held annually on the same weekend as the "Renninger's Antique Extravaganza" in Mt. Dora, Fl. which begins for "Early Buyers" on Friday, January 17th. For information and reservations contact: PAUL MIKULA, NIA#7466, 650 EAST CHAPMAN ROAD, OVIEDO, FL 32765. TEL: (407) 365-4686; EMAIL: wecoman@bellsouth.net

January 18, 2020 (Saturday)
Strongsville, Ohio, USA
Western Reserve Insulator Club's 21st Annual Winterfest / Swap Meet & Club Meeting at the Spyglass Hill Recreation Center, 13201 Compass Point Drive, Strongsville, OH 44136. Dealer Setup: 9:00 AM; Show Hours: 10:00 AM -3:00 PM. Club Meeting and Lunch: 12-1:30 PM. There are no admission or table charges, but space is limited, so please contact us ahead of time if you plan to set up! Info/RSVP to JOHN HOVANEC (216)392-3622, E-mail jrhovanec@ymail.com

January 25, 2020 (Saturday)
Crown Point, Indiana, USA
JANUARY 26, 2020 - CROWN POINT, INDIANA The 12th annual "Beat the Winter Blahs" insulator swap meet is Saturday, January 25. This is the 3rd year at this location, bigger and better than ever: Lake County Fair, 889 S. Court St., Crown Point, IN. (SE entrance). Meeting in the 4H Building which is spacious, well lighted and warm. Tables supplied at $20 each, additional $10 each. Lunch provided. Bring insulators or related collectibles to show and tell, sell or trade. All are welcome to experience Hoosier hospitality, plenty of space, GCIC auction, business meeting and a great new larger location. Doors open 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Hosted by Arlen and Tina Rienstra and the Greater Chicago Insulator Club. Located easily from I80/94 and I65. RSVP ariens@att.net or (219) 226-4975

February 1, 2020 (Saturday)
Yuma, Arizona, USA
Grand Canyon State Insulator club (GCSIC) is happy to announce the 21st annual tailgater swap meet coming up in a few months (Feb 1st 2020). This will be the first year that Diane & myself have taken over as hosts of this well know event! This is one you don't want to miss! Last year we drew collectors from 10 different states (and Canada) from as far away as New York! We had 29 sellers with 36 tables and plenty of glass and porcelain to choose from There were over 50 people in total that attended. Lunch will be served and is free (Donations are appreciated). The last 4 years, many of the collectors get together for dinner the Friday before the event. Over those four years the pre-festivities have grown to a group of over 20 people. This year we will try to locate a venue that can accommodate us a little better. Lunch will be served and is free (Donations are appreciated). Much more exciting info to coming the following months. The location is the same as always - Riverside Park Yuma Arizona. Take I-8 to exit 1 (8th st.) Follow 8th St to Prison Hill Rd, turn right at the top of the hill onto Levee Rd. For information contact: Daryl Stahler dwstahler@gmail.com (520) 331-9498 Jim Harlow harlowmcl1@gmail.com Nathan Smack ohiovalleyglassco@gmail.com Much more exciting info to coming the following months.

February 15, 2020 (Saturday)
Milton, Georgia, USA
The Dixie Jewels Insulator Club's first swap of 2020 will be Saturday, February 15, 2020 from 8:30 AM - 2:00 PM at the Bethel Community Center, 2695 Hopewell Rd., Milton, GA 30004. Host will be Ralph Dean. Collectors are expected from 6-10 states. Free table set-up for DJIC members, $5 for non-members. A noon meal will be provided. For more info, e-mail Ralph Dean at ralph.dean@att.net or phone (770) 361-8976.

March 21, 2020 (Saturday)
Platte City, Missouri, USA
The 2020 NW Missouri Insulator & Bottle Show will be held at the Platte County Fairgrounds, 15730 Fairgrounds Rd., Platte City, MO 64079. In between Kansas City & St. Joseph and just off of I-29. The same weekend as another long standing antique show, which allows both shows to have more attendees. We are limited to 85 dealer tables, so reserve your table(s) early. There will be a food vendor on-site for your convenience. Set up time will be 7:00 AM to 9:00 AM, then open to the public from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Sales tables are $35 for the first table and $30 for each additional table, with admission being FREE. This show is heavily advertised in our region and has built up a great following, so we have a lot of foot traffic and walk-ins. Contact DARRYL WAGNER at (816) 719-0801 or nwmoshow@dwagnerkc.com for information and/or show packet.

April 4, 2020 (Saturday)
Wheaton, Illinois, USA
The Dupage Collectors Expo will be held Saturday, April 4th, at the Dupage County Fairgrounds, 2015 Manchester Road, Wheaton, Illinois, Hours are 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Items for sale & trade include: Insulators, Lightning Rod items & Weathervanes, Telephone & Telegraph items, Bottles, Jars, etc. Info: BOB STAHR: bob@hemingray.com (630) 793-5345 and RICK SOLLER: com574@clcillinois.edu (847) 782-8602.

April 4, 2020 (Saturday)
West Leechburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Western Reserve Insulator Club's 20th Annual Allegheny Valley Insulator Show & Sale. W. Leechburg Fireman's Recreation Hall, 1116 Gosser St. W. Leechburg PA 15656. Show Hours 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Dealer setup 7:30 AM. 8' table $20. Info: RON BARTH 724-845-8439 rktbarth@windstream.net

May 16, 2020 (Saturday)
Mountain Home, North Carolina, USA
The spring Dixie Jewels Insulator Club swap meet will be held from 9:00-3:00 on Saturday, May 16, 2020 at the Mountain Home Fire and Rescue on U.S. Hwy. 25 in Mountain Home, North Carolina. Our hosts will be Fred and Sheila Pittman. This is always a popular location and collectors are expected from all over the southeast. Bring your own sales tables. Free set-up for DJIC members, $5 for non-members. A noon meal will be served and side dishes and desserts are appreciated, but not mandatory. For more info e-mail Fred Pittman at trailat@bellsouth.net or phone (828) 768-5060.

May 16, 2020 (Saturday)
Cayucos, Calafornia, USA
The 28th Annual Golden State Insulator Club's Spring Insulator & Collectibles Show will be held Saturday, May 16th, under the Big White Tent behind the Lions Veterans Hall, 10 Cayucos Drive (at the pier and inches from the beach). Hours are 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Free admission. Free appraisals and evaluations. There will be a barbecue Saturday after the show. RV Park, motels and restaurants are in town and nearby. Please bring recent finds for show & tell. Info: BOB MERZOIAN: bobmerzoian@mac.com or (559) 359-2826

June 6, 2020 (Saturday)
Berkley, Michigan, USA
The 3rd annual swap meet is up and running again, with a new location. The same day and time as the famous St. John Woods neighborhood garage sale. The location is only a 1 hour drive north of the Michigan/Ohio or Toledo boarder on I-75. Set up is free, please bring your own tables. Some food will be provided, not necessary but if you like, bring a dish to pass. Show location: 3518 Cumberland Rd Berkley MI, 48072, show time 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM Contact information: Curtis Erickson (248) 515-4612 crerickson1@gmail.com

June 12-14, 2020 (Friday - Sunday)
Logan, Utah, USA
The National Insulator Association's 51st Annual Show and Convention will be held at the Cache County Fairgrounds in Logan, Utah. The fairgrounds is located at 450 South 500 West, Logan, UT 84321. There will be plenty of dealer space and exhibit space plus a multitude of things to do in the area. Complete show information will be available in 2019 at the Orlando National and subsequently online. Show Hosts are: DON & JEANNE BRIEL, (435) 753-5786, Don.Briel@comcast.net and ARNOLD & LINDA SMITH, (801) 829-3383, smithlrh@hotmail.com. http://www.nia.org/shows/2020_national/index.htm

July 10-12, 2020 (Friday-Sunday)
Krefeld, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
The 2020 European meeting is set for July 10-12 in Krefeld Germany, everyone is welcome! The show will be held on Saturday July 11th, other activates will be on Friday and Sunday. More information to follow.

July 2-4, 2021 (Friday - Sunday)
Farmington, New Mexico, USA
The National Insulator Association's 52nd Annual Show and Convention will be held at the McGee Park Convention Center in Farmington, New Mexico. The fairgrounds are located at #41 CR 5568, Farmington, NM 87401. There will be plenty of dealer space and exhibit space plus a multitude of thing to do in the area. Complete show information will be available in 2020 at the Logan, Utah National and subsequently online. Your Show Host is TOMMY BOLACK, (505) 325-4275 or (505)325-7873. Co-Hosts are LOU HALL, (559) 284-4211, louhall@pacbell.net and MIKE DOYLE, (559) 303-4464, ustelco@gmail.com

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