Calendar of Insulator Shows

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January
Insulator Show January 29 (Sat) - Crown Point, IN
**Greater Chicago Insulator Club "Beat the Winter Blahs" Show**, January 29, 2022, 8AM to 3PM. Follow signs to 4-H building on left. Tables $30, additional $15 each. Lunch provided. Lake County Fairground, 889 S. Court Street, Crown Point, IN, 46307. For information: Arlen Rienstra, ariens@att.net, 219-671-8816 Or: Russ Frank, russfrank76@gmail.com, 815-669-0299
February
Insulator Show February 5 (Sat) - Yuma, AZ
**23rd Annual Yuma Grand Canyon State Insulator Club Tailgater** this Feb 5th 2022 at Riverside Park, 50 Prison Hill Rd, Yuma, AZ 85364. Official start time is 9am, but the early bird gets the worm, as many are there at Sunrise. There will be a dinner Friday night before with details to follow. Contact info Daryl Stahler 520-331-9498 dwstahler@gmail.com
Insulator Show February 19 (Sat) - Greenville, AL
**The Winter Dixie Jewels Insulator Club swap meet**, hosted by Roy Hale, will be held on Saturday, February 19, at the Butler County Fairgrounds, 260 American Legion Road, Greenville, Alabama from 8:30 AM to 3 PM. There is no charge to set up a sales table for DJIC Members. Non-members may set-up at the Swap Meet for just $5. Around 20 sales tables will be available. Please contact the show host before the date of the swap meet to reserve your table(s). A noon meal will be served. For more information, please contact Roy Hale at (334) 437-0820 or by email at rdhale423@centurylink.net
March
Insulator Show March 5 (Sat) - New Oxford, PA
**Chesapeake Bay Insulator Club 32nd Annual Insulator Show & Sale** will be held Saturday March 5, 2022, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM at the United Hook & Ladder Company #33, 21 North Bolton Street, New Oxford, PA, The show is located just off US Rt 30 in New Oxford with plenty of dealer space, parking, and free admission. Dealer set up will begin Saturday at 7:00 AM, this is always an active show, come and stay the day. Show contracts are available on the club website https://www.insulators.info/clubs/cbic/new_oxford.html or contact Gus Stafford (717) 790-9183, email Gus.Stafford@gmail.com.
Insulator Show March 11 - 12 (Fri - Sat) - Chico, CA
**54th Annual Antique Bottle, Jar, Insulator and Collectible Show & Sale** at the Silver Dollar Fairgrounds, 2357 Fair Street, Chico, California. Show Hours: Friday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Dealer entry and early admission ($10 fee); Saturday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM. For More Info: Contact Randy Taylor, (530) 518-7369 or mail to P.O. Box 1065, Chico, CA 95927, or email RTJARGUY@AOL.COM
Insulator Show March 19 (Sat) - Platte City, MO
**NW Missouri Insulator & Bottle Show, Platte County Fairgrounds**, 15730 Fairgrounds Rd., Platte City, MO, 64079, March 19, 2022 (Saturday), 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. 95+ tables of Insulators, bottles, jars, telephones, signs, lightning rod balls and other miscellaneous collectibles. Email host for dealer contract and/or information. Dealer set up on Friday afternoon. For information: Darryl Wagner, nwmoshow@dwagnerkc.com, 816-719-0801.
Insulator Show March 25 - 26 (Fri - Sat) - Reddick, FL
**Deland Antique Bottle Show@Turkey Creek** Early Bird: Friday- March 25 (1:00-6:00 PM) Fee $20 SATURDAY-MARCH 26, 2022 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM FREE ADMISSION Turkey Creek Auctions Building 15323 NW Gainesville Road, Reddick, Fl. 32686 (Not far from I-75 & 441). Dealers- $40 Per Table If it fits on the table bring it! (Crocks, Flasks, insulators, Bottles, Coca-Cola, etc). For more information contact: Ronnie McCormick 352-262-8672 oldflabottles@gmail.com Louise O'Quinn 386-943-2766 edlouise210@gmail.com
April
Insulator Show April 2 (Sat) - Wheaton, IL
**The Dupage Collectors Expo** will be held Saturday, April 2nd at the Dupage County Fairgrounds, 2015 Manchester Road, Wheaton, Illinois, Hours are 9:00 to 3:00. 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.
Insulator Show April 3 (Sun) - Hutchinson, KS
**Kansas Territory Bottle & Post Card Show & Sale** Annual show at the Kansas State Fairgrounds, 2000 N Poplar St., Hutchinson, KS, 67501 on Sunday, April 3rd, 202 9 AM - 3 PM. Large facility with plenty of table space. Bottles, jars, insulators, signs, postcards and many miscellaneous table-top antiques. Flea market next door adds to attendee traffic. Set up starts Saturday at noon (only registered dealers & club members admitted). Dealer dinner Saturday evening can be paid for at check-in. For information: Mike McJunkin, scarleits@cox.net, 620-728-8304 Or: Mark Law, kansasbottles@gmail.com, 785-224-4836
Insulator Show April 22 - 23 (Fri - Sat) - Antioch, CA
**The Golden Gate Historical Bottle Society presents its 54th Annual Bottles, Antiques & Collectibles Show** on April 22 and 23, 2022 in the Contra Costa County Event Park (Fairgrounds), Sunset Hall, 1201 West 10th Street, Antioch, CA 94509. Show Hours: Friday: Dealer Setup & Early Admission ($10 fee) 12:00 NOON to 5:00 PM; Saturday: Free Admission 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM For Show Information, contact: Gary or Darla Antone (925) 373-6758 Email: PACKRAT49ER@NETSCAPE.NET
May
Insulator Show May 6 - 7 (Fri - Sat) - Columbia City, IN
**The 2022 Columbia City, IN Collectibles Show** is May 6 & 7 at the Whitley County 4H Center, 581 Squawbuck Rd, Columbia City, IN. This is one of the least expensive shows to attend or be a dealer. Show info, contact Gene Hawkins gene.hawkins@mchsi.com or Mike McLaughlin 574-377-5490 for other show info or for 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. 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! PLEASE Bring something with a story to share with us! Saturday doors open for dealer set up at 6 AM, public at 7 AM. Saturday at 10 AM will be another auction, so clean out the closet & bring your clutter! Dealers can pack up whenever they need to do so.
Insulator Show May 21 (Sat) - Cayucos, CA
**The 28th Annual Golden State Insulator Club’s Spring Insulator and Collectibles Show** will be held Saturday, May 21st. This year’s gathering will be located at the outside pad next to the soon-to-be-renovated Veteran’s Hall, just right of the pier in Cayucos (California). Address: 10 Cayucos Drive, Cayucos, CA 93430. Directly above the beach are gorgeous ocean views and invigorating breezes which will add to your experience. Hours are 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Free lunch will be served to dealers. The public admission is free. Book your stay at one of the many motels in Cayucos, Morro Bay, Los Osos, Cambria, etc., or stay at one of the area’s RV parks. Dealer tables and chairs are free. This show is casual, friendly, and well-attended by the public. For more information contact: bobmerzoian@mac.com or call (559) 359-2826. See you there!
Insulator Show May 21 (Sat) - Colorado Springs, CO
Return of the **SPRINGTIME in the Rockies Show 2022** Come celebrate the Triple-Ridge Insulator Club Get-Together & Potluck being held in Colorado Springs, CO from 7:00 am - 3:00 pm on Saturday May 21st 2022 at 2905 N. Cascade Ave., Colorado Springs, CO We have room for 35 PLUS++ tables, both inside and outside. There’s never an admission or table setup charge and tables are free while they last, or you can bring your own. Where-ever you setup your table, you’ll only be a step or two from a beautiful view of Pikes Peak and the Rocky Mountain Front Range. I’m sending out plenty of advance notice so that folks traveling from outside Colorado will have the chance to plan a road or plane trip to see the Great Rocky Mountains spectacular display of Springtime colors, 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. There’s always a great selection of glass & porcelain insulators, as well as go-withs, bottles and hobby related hardware & goodies available. A delicious lunch of grilled burgers, assorted chips, dips, drinks and salads will be provided, and 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 Spring-time in the Rockies. Please give any of the hosts listed below a call or email letting us know you’ll be here, so there’s sure to be plenty of tables, chairs and food: Dan Gauron: 719-492-0181 - Alyeskaco@comcast.net; Mike Green: 303-549-5028 - n2glass@centurylink.net; Nathan Holmes: 719-235-1286 - maverick@drgw.net
June
Insulator Show June 4 (Sat) - Perry, IA
**25th Annual Hawkeye Insulator Swap meet** Hotel Pattee, 1112 Willis Avenue, Perry, IA. Saturday June 4th, 2022. Doors open at 9:00 a.m. and close at 3:30 p.m. Load-in Saturday at 7:30 AM. 20 hotel rooms have been blocked off for the show (attendees). Lunch will be $15. Tables: $25. Hosted by Skip Lowe (641)751-6856 sllowe@iowatelecom.net
Insulator Show June 11 (Sat) - Perkiomenville, PA
**49th Annual Pennsylvania Insulator Show And Sale**, Saturday June 11th. Hours 9 AM till? FREE ADMISSION. This is an Outdoor Show held at Arlene Wambold large side yard for all these years! Address 1837 Perkiomenville Rd, Perkiomenville, Pa. 18074. Lunch provided, Steve's famous pulled pork and other goodies! Please get ahold of either Arlene or myself when we get closer to the show date If you want to contribute food. Bring your own setup table and chairs. For more information contact Steve Bobb at sbobb1@verizon.net, call or Text 610-639-1308, Arlene Wambold acwambold2@verizon.net, call 215-234-8413
July
NIA show July 29 - 31 (Fri - Sun) - Gettysburg, PA
**The National Insulator Association's 53rd Annual Show and Convention** will be held at The Wyndham Gettysburg located at 95 Presidential Circle, Gettysburg, PA 17325. The spacious Ballroom will accommodate 126 Dealer Tables and 18 Exhibit Tables. This historic location offers plenty to do with Baltimore, Harrisburg, Hershey, and Lancaster all within reach if you choose to plan an extended visit. Detailed show information including the show packet with the daily show schedule and planned activities, dealer and exhibitor reservation forms, banquet and advertising, also a link for room reservations are all available at https://www.nia.org/shows/2022_national Show host Gus & Debra Stafford, (717) 790-9183, Gus.Stafford@gmail.com
August
Insulator Show August 6 (Sat) - Berkley, MI
**4th annual insulator swap meet** at a bigger and better location. Show hours are 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, dealer setup starts at 8am. The swap meet location is at the Knights of Columbus 2299 Twelve Mile Rd Berkley Michigan 48072. The location is only 1 hr north of the Michigan/Ohio border, walking distance to downtown Berkley and there's a few antique stores in the area. Tables are $25 each, free admission. Dealers, please RSVP when possible. Contact information: Curtis Erickson (248) 515-4612 crerickson1@gmail.com
Insulator Show August 12 - 13 (Fri - Sat) - Bend, OR
**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.
September
Insulator Show September 17 (Sat) - Lawrence, KS
**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
June 2023
NIA show June 9 - 11, 2023 (Fri - Sun) - Logan, UT
**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 will be available in 2023 at the Gettysburg National and subsequently online. 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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