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Upcoming shows

August 12-13, 2022 (Friday-Saturday)
Bend, Oregon, USA
The annual Jefferson State Insulator Club's Quatro Amigos and Dos Amigas Insulator Show & Sale in Central Oregon will be held August 12-13 starting with dinner Friday evening followed by our traditional bonfire and story-telling time. On Saturday the show will begin early. Tables will be provided. If you would like a table, please let us know beforehand so the correct number can be ordered. There will be a BBQ lunch at 11:35 AM. Side dishes are welcome. Be sure to bring your "Go-Withs" and any other treasures along with your hunting and adventure stories for the Friday evening bonfire. Please RSVP. Lodging and camping available at nearby Tumalo State Park or camp on site. Our location is 64420 Research Road, Bend, OR 97703. Info: JIM SINASEK (541) 383-8067 (oregonjim@q.com). You may also contact Howard Banks at (541) 761-9456 (hbanks@budget.net) or Tim Wood at (54) 923-4116 (cewtim@gmail.com). Your RSVP is appreciated and will help us with knowing how much food to order and serve.

August 13th, 2022 (Saturday)
Martinsburg, West Virginia, USA
CANCELED - 22nd Annual CBIC Shenandoah Valley Insulator Show to be held at the historic B&O Roundhouse, 100 E. Liberty Street, Martinsburg, WV. Show hours are 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM with no admission fee. Come enjoy the show and take in the history of the B&O Roundhouse. Dealer set up from 7:00 AM to 9:00 AM, dealer contract and show directions are available at www.insulators.info/clubs/cbic/ or contact Jeff Hollis at (304) 671-5359, email REDOAK1953@GMAIL.COM

August 20th, 2022 (Saturday)
Toccoa, Georgia, USA
The Dixie Jewels Insulator Club's Summer swap meet, hosted by Tom, Mike and Casey Herron, will be held Saturday, August 20th, 2022 from 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM in beautiful Toccoa, Georgia. The swap will be held at the Mitchell Allen Memorial Hall, located at the historic Toccoa Train Depot and right next door to the Currahee Military Museum. The address is: 160 N Alexander St, Toccoa, GA 30577. Around 15+ tables will be available, so please contact Mike Herron before the swap meet 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 if you are a club member. Non-club members will need to pay $5 for each sales table. Lunch will be provided for club members ONLY and they are asked to bring a covered dish, dessert or drinks to complement the noon 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.

August 26-27, 2022 (Friday-Saturday)
East Helena, Montana, USA
2022 Big Sky Show A-Storage, 3333 Canyon Ferry Road, 3333 Canyon Ferry Rd, East Helena, MT 59635. Show Starts Friday The 26th at 12:00 PM and runs until 5:00 PM. Show and Tell At Ron and Peggy's Home at 6:00 until 9:00. Saturday Show starts at 8:00 AM and ends at 3:00 PM. Inside Table rent is $20.00 outside tables are $10.00. For outside tables we suggest you bring your own canopy and you will be responsible for your items when show closes on Friday night. For Info and to reserve your spots please contact Ron Yuhas at 406-439-4573 or email him at gramapig@bresnan.net Or Doug Rusher 406-461-7341 or email ddrusher@aol.com

August 27, 2022 (Saturday)
Nisswa, Minnesota, USA
The North-Western Insulator Club invites you to join us for the Annual Summer Sale, and Swap Meet on the last Saturday in August. Colin and Karen Yennie will host at their home at 1126 Ebert Drive, Nisswa, MN. This is an outdoor show with plenty of space to spread out in the yard. The garage and canopies can be pressed into service if showers threaten to dampen our goodies. Lunch is pot luck-so bring a dessert or side dish to share. Colin will fire up the grills to serve brats and burgers. An auction will be held with proceeds to benefit the club. All are welcome to donate or buy. Contact the host with questions or more info. Contacts are Colin Yennie-cryennie@hotmail.com or 507-990-7503 Or Karen at klyennie@hotmail.com or 507-271-3457. This fun event brings in hobbyists from the five-state area and Canada, so there is no shortage of insulators and go-withs to tempt everybody.

September 10, 2022 (Saturday)
Castle Rock, Colorado, USA
Antique Bottle Collectors of Colorado Show, 56th Anniversary - Antiques, Old Bottles, Glassware, Collectibles, Stoneware and Insulators. September 10th 2022, 9 AM to 3 PM. Dealer set up: 7 AM 9 AM; EARLY dealer set up: Sept 9th 12 PM-5 PM. Auction Saturday morning @ 11 AM. Douglass County Fairgrounds @ Kirk Hall, 500 Fairgrounds Dr, Castle Rock, CO 80104 (1/2 mile east of I-25 on Plum Creek Pkwy). Free admission. Contact Eric Grace @ 303-250-7498. www.antiquebottlecollectorsofcolorado.com

September 17, 2022 (Saturday)
Lawrence, Kansas, USA
Border States Antique Show & Sale, Douglas County Fairgrounds, 2120 Harper St. Bldg. 21, Lawrence, KS, 66046 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Antique insulators, bottles, jars, postcards, telephones, advertising, porcelain signs, lightning rod balls & arrows and other table-top antiques & collectibles. Friday set up with show open to the public on Saturday. 100+ 8' & 6' tables available. Breakfast & lunch available on site. For information: Darryl Wagner, darryl@dwagnerkc.com, 816-719-0801 Or: Mark Law, kansasbottles@gmail.com, (785) 224-4836

September 17, 2022 (Saturday)
Ottawa, Illinois, USA
Greater Chicago Insulator Club's annual fall swap meet will be held at the home of Tom & Mary Nugent located at 1999 Columbus St., Ottawa, IL 61350 from 9 AM - ?. 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. Although the address is listed as 1999 Columbus Street, attendees need to turn on Alexis Street to get to this address. You cannot see the house from Columbus Street, and you have to travel to the end of Alexis Street to get to the address of the swap meet. Coming from I-80, Alexis Street is one mile south on Columbus Street/U.S. 30 and is the first right turn after Reynolds Manor Dr. You will be going west when you make the turn. Tom will have signs up to make it easier to find his domicile.

September 24, 2022 (Saturday)
Richfield, Ohio, USA
Western Reserve Insulator Club's 'Oktoberfest' Insulator Show The Western Reserve Insulator Club's 12th 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 24, 2022 (Saturday)
Porterville, California, USA
Merzoian Brothers and Dave Brown Tailgater. 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Bring your glass, mudd, go withs and any other collectibles you want to sell, trade or just for show and tell. Snacks, lunch and soft drinks provided. Tables and chairs available or you can bring your own if you so desire. 22593 Avenue 112 Porterville,CA 93257 Bob Merzoian (bobmerzoian@mac.com) (559) 359-2826 Mark Merzoian (memerzoian@ocsnet.net) Dave Brown (skychair.com) Diana Merzoian (559) 350-0838 Please RSVP for planning purposes. Thanks and look forward to seeing you there.

September 24, 2022 (Saturday)
Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
The 2022 Enchantment Insulator Club/New Mexico Historical Bottle Society 2022 Tailgater, 8AM-5PM, North Domingo Baca Park, 7521 Carmel NE Albuquerque, NM 87113. There are tables but you should probably bring your own plus an EZ-up if you have one. There are 3 large pavilions and 6 small ones west of the fire/police building at the NE corner of the park. Nearby are plenty of restaurants and takeout options. No fees! No electricity either. Questions? Mike Gay cdn102@swcp.com, (505) 480-0085. We can email a map by request.

October 1, 2022 (Saturday)
River Falls, Wisconsin, USA
The North Western Insulator Club will be holding their annual Fall Swap, Show and Sale in River Falls, Wisconsin hosted by Mike Braun. We are returning to the Glen Park Pavillion, an indoor facility surrounded by a large park. The building has a wall of garage type doors that can be opened for comfort and ventilation or closed if weather is inclement. There are floor to ceiling windows all around so the light for identifying colors is excellent. Tables and chairs are provided and lunch will be pot luck. Please bring a dish to share. A raffle will be held to finance current and future club activities. Donations will be welcomed. Contact Mike with donations or for any information. Here is the vital information: Time-9:00 AM to 3:00 PM Host-Mike Braun. Phone-651-999-9961 Location-Glen Park Pavillion. 361 W Park St. River Falls, Wisconsin Come ready to buy, trade and sell. Bring something to share for lunch. Bring an item to raffle to benefit the club. Be prepared for a great day with friends and fellow hobbyists!

October 1, 2022 (Saturday)
Manchester, Connecticut, USA
The Yankee Pole Cat Insulator Club is pleased to announce that the YPCIC will be sponsoring a Fall 2022 Swap on Saturday October 1. The swap is once again being held at the Manchester (CT) Land Conservation Trust Bush Hill Farm property. The address is 330 Bush Hill Rd, Manchester, CT. We will be outdoors in the back lot - follow the driveway to the right of the barn. ADMISSION IS FREE! Here are the important details. Hours are 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM. If you are planning on attending, PLEASE DO NOT ARRIVE BEFORE 8:00 AM. There is no charge to set-up as many tables as you want; all tabletop collectibles are welcome. There are no tables on-site so please bring whatever table(s) and chair(s) you need. There is a port-o-potty on site adjacent to the barn by the main road. As a bonus this year, club members Doug MacGillvary and Tobey Sweet will be sponsoring a pizza lunch at noon! Thanks Doug and Tobey! I am sure they would accept a donation to offset their costs. Rain date is Saturday October 15. We all know that October 1 will be a fine, fall day. However, in the unlikely event of bad weather, the rain date is two Saturdays later Saturday October 15. If there is any doubt, please look for an email to ICON or check the Yankee Pole Cat Facebook page for last minute updates. If you have any questions about the event, please contact me (John Rajpolt): rajpolt@earthlink.net or (203) 261-1190

October 1, 2022 (Saturday)
Mayer, Arizona, USA
Grand Canyon Summer Meet and Show, Saturday October 1st, 8 AM until ? All are welcome and any/all antiques can be sold/purchased or Traded. Bring your own table and chair, lunch will be provided. Please RSVP to insure we have enough food. 10090 S Third Street Mayer AZ 86333 Contact Jim Harlow 928 830-7716 harlowmcl1@gmail.com

October 22, 2022 (Saturday)
Garland, Texas, USA
The Garland Insulator and Collectibles Show will be held Saturday October 22, 2022 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 $40.00 each with setup Friday night from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM and Saturday morning from 6:00 AM to 8:00 AM. Contact show hosts Gary Fine (214) 546-9804 gfine102@aol.com or Mike Lyell (214) 681-0244 mikelyell@verizon.net for more information or to reserve a table.

November 4-6, 2022 (Friday-Sunday)
Springfield, Ohio, USA
52nd Mid-Ohio Insulator Show Clark County Fairgrounds. 4401 South Charleston Pike. Exit 59 off I-70. Springfield, Ohio. Show Hours: Friday Noon - 6 PM Saturday 8 PM - 5 PM Sunday 9 AM - ??? 8-foot tables are $45 each, display tables are always free with advance notification. For easy and immediate payment, PayPal customers can send payments directly to cboster530@att.net. For those wishing to pay via old timely methods, you can send a check or money order to Lois Blair. We will have a sales table in Gettysburg for those wishing to take care of payments at that time. CONTACT: Curt Boster (614) 301-5125 cboster530@att.net Visit https://www.insulators.info/shows/springfield/ for more information.

November 19, 2022 (Saturday)
Eatonton, Georgia, USA
The Fall Swap meet for the Dixie Jewels Insulator Club will be held at the Lake Oconee Lutheran Church Community Center (formally the Harmony Community Center) located at 1081 Greensboro Rd., Eatonton, GA 31024. The center is located about 9 miles south of I-20, exit 130. Look for the Dixie Jewels Insulator sign outside the community center. Plenty of tables are available. Tables are free to club members or are available for a mere $5.00 for non-members. A noon meal will be served. Please contact Dave Collins at dpc147@gmail.com for more information, or to reserve a table.

December 4, 2022 (Sunday)
Enfield, Connecticut, USA
The Yankee Pole Cat Insulator Club Will hold their Annual "Beat the Snow" Antique Insulator, Bottle & Collectibles Show Sunday December 4, 2022 at the American Legion Hall - Enfield, Connecticut. 566 Enfield Street (US Route 5) - Exit 49 off I-91 (just minutes South of Mass. Turnpike - I-90 Exit 4) Show Hours: 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM Insulators * Bottles * Jars * Lightning Rod Equipment * Flasks * Stoneware * Telephone & Telegraph Collectibles * Railroadiana Advertising & Paper Ephemera * Small Table Top Antiques FREE ADMISSION For Show Information, contact: John Rajpolt Tele: (203) 261-1190 Email: rajpolt@earthlink.net

April 1, 2023 (Saturday)
Wheaton, Illinois, USA
DuPage Collectors Expo show will be held Saturday, April 1st, 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.

June 9-11, 2023 (Friday-Sunday)
Logan, Utah, USA
The National Insulator Association's 54th 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 is available online at: https://www.nia.org/shows/2023_national/ Show Hosts are: DON & JEANNE BRIEL, (435) 753-5786, Don.Briel@comcast.net and BRIAN & CATHY WEESE, (801) 201-5187, brianlweese@gmail.com

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