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Upcoming shows

April 26-27, 2024 (Friday-Saturday)
Fresno, California, USA
The 28th Annual Rohde Ranch Barbeque & Tailgater will be held Friday, April 26th (noon to ??) & Saturday, April 27th (7:00 AM to 4:00 PM) at 12441 North Friant Rd, Fresno, CA (GPS: or 2000 Birkhead Ave. Fresno, CA). You'll enjoy free-of-charge the famous Deep Pit BBQ feast. Numerous tables are provided, or you may bring your own, or just open your tailgate and sell & trade. Swapping stories and bringing your recent finds are strongly encouraged. Info: BILL at 530-701-4377 or KAT at 559-974-3890. Email:

April 27, 2024 (Saturday)
New Braunfels, Texas, USA
Lone Star Insulator Club spring tailgater April 27th 2024 Hosted by John Hall and Keith Brooking. 556 Winding View New Braunfels, Texas 78132 Lunch will be provided, fill free to bring a desert. Hours 9 AM to 3 PM Please RSVP number attending at least one week before show date. Contact Info John Hall 830-226-7161 Email or Keith Brooking 979-241-2357

May 3-4, 2024 (Friday - Saturday)
Columbia City, Indiana, USA
2024 Columbia City Indiana Collectibles Show Whitley County 4H Center, 583 Squawbuck Rd, Columbia City, IN. For show info contact Gene Hawkins or Mike McLaughlin 574-377-5490 for info or dealer tables. Friday dealer setup noon-2 PM Open to public at 2 PM, Friday 5 PM Pizza. Friday 5:30 PM Show & Tell, where folks bring really cool stuff with special stories. PLEASE Bring something with a story to share with us! Always interesting stuff comes off collector's shelves for discussion, things you won't see unless you visit them as it often isn't for sale, just special. Dealer tables 1x for $30, 2x for $55, 3x $75, 4x $90, or 5x for $100. Saturday doors open for dealer set up at 6 AM, public at 7 AM. Saturday at 10 AM will be an auction, so clean out the closet & bring your clutter! Dealers can pack up whenever they need to do so after noon. For information: Gene Hawkins,, 574-377-0171 Or: Mike McLaughlin,, 574-377-5490

May 18, 2024 (Saturday)
Bovey, Minnesota, USA
The North Western Insulator Club invites all to our Spring Swap and Sale in Bovey, Minnesota. Richard and Mary Augustyn will host at their home-34879 Scenic Highway, Bovey, MN. This is an outdoor meet with set up in the pines in their beautiful spacious yard. Hours are 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM Bring your own tables and chairs and plenty of stock to display, trade, buy and sell. Lunch is pot luck with Rick grilling his famous brats. An auction is planned to support the club activity funds. Contact them at (952) 240-3960 or at with questions and to let them know you are coming.

May 18, 2024 (Saturday)
Berlin, Ohio, USA
CANCELED 2ND ANNUAL AMISH COUNTRY INSULATOR SHOW! The Comfort Suites Hotel & Conference Center, 4810 TR 366, Berlin, Ohio 44610. Saturday, May 18, 2024 Show Hours: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. All Show Dealers please arrive at 8 AM for setup! Dealers lunch will be served at 12:00 PM. A block of 10 rooms has been reserved! Please call (330) 893-7400 and be sure to tell them you are with the May 18th 2024 Amish Country Insulator Show! We have 40 tables available: 6 ft by 30" and electric is available. Table cost is $15 with extra tables $10. To reserve tables call your host Tom Nelson at (330) 231-9579. SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL CLUBS! ATTEND SHOWS & BECOME A MEMBER!

May 18, 2024 (Saturday)
Mountain Home, North Carolina, USA
The Dixie Jewels Insulator Club Spring Swap Meet will be held on Saturday, May 18, 2024 at the Mountain Home Fire and Rescue on U.S. Hwy. 25 in Mountain Home, North Carolina from 9:0 AM-2:30 PM. Fred Pittman will be our host. This is always a popular meeting location and collectors are expected from 6 to 10 states. If you have insulators, go-withs and collectibles to show, sell or trade, you will need to bring your own table(s). There is no charge to set up, if you are a member. Non-members may set up for $5, but the good news is the $5 will make you a member of the club. Please contact Fred at or (828) 768-5060 for more information, directions, or to let him know you will be able to attend. This will be a great opportunity to add to your collection and enjoy a day of fellowship with other collectors surrounded by the beautiful mountains of North Carolina.

June 1, 2024 (Saturday}
Tama, Iowa, USA
**27th Hawkeye State Insulator Swap Meet** will be held another year at the Tama Civic Center on Saturday June 1st from 8:00 AM-3:00 PM. The Tama Civic Center is located at 305 Siegel Street in downtown Tama, IA 52339. Those dealers planning on setting up can do so starting at 7:00 AM. There will be an auction mid-morning with part of the proceeds going towards the cost of supporting the show which continues to be free for those attending. Dealers are encouraged to bring items they may want auctioned off. Lunch will also be provided to our guests. Those wishing table space should contact the show host in advance for availability. The show brings in not only collectors from Iowa, but most surrounding Midwest states and is a very relaxed atmosphere which folks enjoy. We look forward to hosting you again and wish to provide continued Hawkeye hospitality. For any additional information and to request table space contact Dave Shaw at (641) 484-5463 or e-mail at

June 1, 2024 (Saturday)
Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA
Triple Ridge "Springtime in The Rockies" in beautiful Colorado Springs, CO on Saturday June 1st from 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM at 1006 N 19th St., Colorado Springs, CO. We have 35 PLUS++ tables, all located inside a large heated warehouse graciously provided by fellow collector Sean Duffy. There's never an admission or table setup charge and our 35 tables are free while they last, or you can bring your own. Plan a road or plane trip to see the Great Rocky Mountains spectacular display of Springtime beauty, and maybe hang around for a few extra days to see more of beautiful Colorado. This show is all about us collectors, and continues to get better with each passing year, so whether this will be your 1st or 10th time, come out for a day of buying, selling, trading, and talking insulators with like-minded friends. A delicious homemade lunch entree is being prepared and donated by the club along with assorted chips, dips, drinks, salads and desserts. Of course, you're all encouraged to bring a side dish, dessert or other munchies if you would like to share something. So, come join us for a great day of fun and fellowship with other collectors and enjoy a little Springtime in the Rockies. Please RSVP so there's sure to be plenty of tables, chairs and food: Dan Gauron: or 719-492-0181; Sean Duffy: or (573) 999-6187; Nathan Holmes: or (719) 235-1286; Mike Green: or (303) 549-5028

June 1, 2024 (Saturday)
London, Ontario, Canada
SOUTH WESTERN ONTARIO INSULATOR SWAP SATURDAY JUNE 1st, 2024, LOCATION: The Home of John & Carol Delarge, 1884 Aldersbrook Rd, London, Ontario, Canada. SET UP AT 9:00 AM; TRADING & DEALING BEGINS AT 10:00; AM LUNCH WILL BE PROVIDED AT 1:00 PM. The Swap will be held in a spacious back yard at the home of John and Carol DeLarge, located within the city of London, Ontario. All insulator collectors and their friends and families are invited to attend the event. Please come and set up a table and view the wide variety of insulators for sale or trade. The meet will be held rain or shine. There will be a small charge ($20) for those wishing to set up a table. The fee will help cover the cost of food & beverages. Please note that there will be only sufficient food & beverages available for those who RSVP. If you wish to set up, please bring your own table if at all possible. There will be a limited number of tables on hand. PLEASE REPLY BY MAY 25th, 2024. CONTACT: Barrett Nicpon: 519-670-8796,; John Delarge: 519-476-0870, WE HOPE ALL INTERESTED COLLECTORS CAN ATTEND!!!

June 8, 2024 (Saturday)
Dayton, Nevada, USA
Northern Nevada Insulator Show & Sale at the Dayton Community Center, 27 Pike St, Dayton, NV 89403 Set-up June 7th, 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM, show June 8th, 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM; Tables and chairs provided. Indoor venue. Free Admission - open to the public; For information: Glenn Hasbrouck,

June 8, 2024 (Saturday)
Kutztown, Pennsylvania, USA
First annual Lehigh Valley insulator show including bottles, lightning rods and other related items will be held at the home of Justin & Emily Stoudt. Formerly the Perkiomenville Show hosted by Steve Bobb and Claude Wambold for many years. Note the new location! This is an outdoor show, please bring your own table, chairs and a canopy if so desired. A picnic lunch will be provided, please contact Justin if you are interested in bringing a covered dish. Show hours: 9:00 AM to ??? Will be held rain or shine. Email: Show address is: 1531 Helffrich Rd, Kutztown, PA 19530

June 28-30, 2024 (Friday - Sunday)
Elkhart, Indiana, USA
The 55th NIA National Show & Convention will be held at the Northern Indiana Events Center, 21565 Executive Pkwy, Elkhart, IN 46514. Friday & Saturday 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM and Sunday 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Complete show information will be available in 2023 at the Logan Utah National and subsequently online. Show hosts: Kim Borgman, Gene Hawkins 574-377-0171, Arlen & Tina Rienstra 219-226-4975 and Darryl Wagner 816-719-0801

July 13, 2024 (Saturday)
West Leechburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Western Reserve Insulator Club's 24th Annual Allegheny Valley Insulator Show & Sale West Leechburg Firemen's Recreation Hall, 1116 Gosser St. West Leechburg PA 15656. Show Hours 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM Dealer setup 7:30 AM 8' table $20. Free Admission Contact: Ron Barth (724) 845-8439

August 3, 2024 (Saturday)
Shelburn, Indiana, USA
**First Wabash Valley Insulator Show** will be held August 3, 2024 at the Shelburn Community Building, 30 Interurban St, Shelburn, IN 47879. Dealer set-up will begin Friday, August 2nd, at 2:00 PM EST. The show will open to the public at 8:30 AM, Saturday, August 3rd, and run until the last man leaves that evening. Sunday morning, the building will be open for dealer teardown. This day will not be advertised to the public. The show is located off of Highway 41 in Shelburn, IN, less than half an hour south of Interstate 70 in Terre Haute, and 35 minutes to Highway 50/150 in Vincennes. Just three hours from major cities such as Chicago, Cincinnati, Dayton, Fort Wayne, Louisville, and St. Louis, this is the perfect central location. Lodging is available in Sullivan, just 6 miles south on Highway 41. $30 for first table, $25 for each additional table. For more information or to reserve a table, please contact me, Cole King,, (765) 278-8226

August 10, 2024 (Saturday)
Nisswa, Minnesota, USA
North Western Insulator Club Summer Swap and Sale. Join us for our summer event at the home of Colin and Karen Yennie, 1126 Ebert Drive, Nisswa, MN 56468. Hours are 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM with set up in the yard. There is room for as many tables as you would like. Bring your own chairs too. An auction will be held around noon with any and all items welcome. Last year Dave French auctioned a great selection of porcelain pieces. Colin will fire up the grill for lunch. Please bring a side dish to share. This event is held rain or shine-we have canopies in case of uncooperative weather. We'll see you in August. For information: Colin Yennie,, 507-271-3457

August 10, 2024 (Saturday)
York, Pennsylvania, USA
Chesapeake Bay Insulator Club 23rd Annual Insulator Show and Sale will be held August 10, 2024, 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM at the West Manchester Township, Shiloh Fire Hall, 2190 Carlisle Road, York PA. Same location as last year's well attended show, come spend the day!! Convenient location with plenty of parking and free admission. Dealer set up will begin at 7:00 AM, contracts will be posted on the club website , or contact Gregory Druck (717) 792-9050, email:

August 16-17 (Friday - Saturday)
Bend, Oregon, USA
Jefferson State Insulator Club Annual Tailgater will be held in the community of Tumalo at 64420 Research Road, Bend, Oregon Friday afternoon and Saturday starting at 7:00 AM in the morning. Lunch will be served to attendees Saturday beginning around 11:30 AM. Please bring your own table if possible. Please RSVP so we can make sure to have enough food and beverages for all. Contact info: Tim Wood: 541-923-4116 or email: Mid Norris: Howard Banks: 541-761-9456 or email: Jim Sinasek: or 541-301-9991.

August 17, 2024 (Saturday)
Toccoa, Georgia, USA
The Dixie Jewels Insulator Club's Summer Swap Meet, hosted by Ralph Dean and Mike Herron, will be held Saturday, August 17, 2024 from 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM in Toccoa, Georgia. The swap will be held at Mitchell Allen Memorial Hall, 160 Alexander Street, Toccoa GA, located at the historic Toccoa Depot and next door to the Currahee Military Museum. Around 20 tables will be available, so please contact Ralph Dean or Mike before the swap to reserve your sales table. If all those tables are spoken for, plan to bring your own table. This is always a well-attended show location with great assortment of insulators available. Admission is free and there is no charge to set up a sales table for Dixie Jewels members. For Non-members there is a nominal fee of $5 to have a sales table. Lunch will be provided, and all 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 or to reserve a table please contact Ralph Dean at (770) 361-8976 (voice or text) or e-mail Mike can be reached at We look forward to seeing you in Toccoa.

August 24, 2024 (Saturday)
Mukwonago, Wisconsin, USA
Mukwonago's 1st Annual Meet Miniwaukan Park, 360 McKenzie Dr, Mukwonago, WI 53149. Several picnic tables will be available. Please bring your own tables and chairs. Lunch will be provided and served at noon. Please bring a side dish to share if you are able. Are you going to the Mukwonagoan? For information: Ross Berndt,, 605-254-5815 Or: Justin Perrault,, 262-613-9996

August 31, 2024 (Saturday)
Berkley, Michigan, USA
6th Annual Michigan Insulator Show. The last show was a great success and largest yet, time to do it again, everyone is welcome. The show hall is located in downtown Berkley which has great restaurants, a couple antique stores and other activities. If you like classic cars, the Woodward Dream Cruise is a couple weeks before the show, but there'll be many cars already out. For more information or questions feel free to message Curtis at (248) 515-4612, or Set up starts at 8:00 AM, show opens to the public at 9:00 AM. Tables are $25 each, please let me know soon as possible if you plan on setting up, hope to see you! Bottles, lightning rods, signs, etc are also welcomed.

September 14, 2024 (Saturday)
Richfield, Ohio, USA
Western Reserve Insulator Club's 14th 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. Dealer tables $20 for 8ft, $15 for 6ft, limited availability and subject to setup. Dealer Setup 9:00 -10:00 AM, Bratwurst and Root Beer available for lunch. Contact: John Hovanec 216-392-3622, email for details.

September 21, 2024 (Saturday)
Lawrence, Kansas, USA
Border States Antique Show & Sale Douglas County Fairgrounds, 2120 Harper St. Bldg 21, Lawrence, KS 66046. Insulators, bottles, jars, postcards, telephones, advertising, porcelain signs and many other table-top antiques. Hard to tell what you might find. Large well-lit hall with space for over 100 tables. Will reserve 75 8' tables first, then 6' tables. First 8' table $50, additional 8' tables $40 each. Well advertised & attended. For information: Darryl Wagner,, 816-719-0801 Or: Mark Law,, 785-224-4836

September 28, 2024 (Saturday)
Porterville, California, USA
Merzoian Brothers 25th Annual Tailgater The Merzoian Brothers Tailgater is to be held Saturday, September 28th 2024 under Mark Merzoian's large cool pole barn, located just south of Porterville (CA) (Hwy 65 south to Ave. 112. go west to 22593 Ave. 112). Tables, breakfast snacks, and lunch will be provided. Please join us. bring glass, mud, and go-withs to sell, trade, or just to "show-off". Reunite with friends from near and afar. The weather is usually cool and wonderful. There are several nice motels in Porterville. We like to think of our gathering as a "Mini-Rohde" (the King of Tailgaters). Start time is 8:00 AM and continues until the last vehicle leaves. Come and check us out. Please R.S.V.P. For more information and /or to RSVP: Contact Bob Merzoian ( (559-359-2826) OR Mark & Diana Merzoian ( (559-359-0838 ) OR Dave Brown (

October 19, 2024 (Saturday)
Garland, Texas, USA
The Garland Insulator and Collectibles Show will be held Saturday October 19, 2024 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 at 214-546-9804 or or Mike Lyell 214-681-0244 or for more information or to reserve a table.

November 1-3, 2024 (Friday - Sunday)
Springfield , Ohio, USA
54th MID-OHIO Insulator.Show will be held on November 1 - 3, 2024 at the Clark County Fairgrounds 4401 South Charleston Pike, Springfield, Ohio. Friday Noon to 6 pm, Saturday 8 am to 5 pm, Sunday 9 am to ??. Questions, contact Curt Boster at 614-301-5125 or via email at More info visit

December 8, 2024 (Sunday)
Enfield, Connecticut, USA
Yankee Pole Cat Insulator Club Annual "Beat the Snow" Insulator, Bottle & Collectibles Show 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 (203) 261-1190 Email:

June 27-29, 2025 (Thursday - Sunday)
Marlborough, Massachusetts, USA
The National Insulator Association 56th Annual Convention, Show & Sale will be held on Friday, June 27 to Sunday, June 29, 2025 at the Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel, 181 Boston Post Road West, Marlborough, MA 01752. This is the same location as the 26th Annual Convention 30 years ago co-hosted by Bill and Jill Meier who return to host this show! Show hosts are Dario DiMare, 617-306-2420,; Bill Meier, 781-999-3048,; Jill Meier, 781-999-3049, More information will be available as show time approaches.

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