Calendar of Insulator Shows

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August
Insulator Show August 13 - 14 (Fri - Sat) - Bend, OR
The annual Jefferson State Insulator Club's Tres-Amigos Insulator Show & Sale in Central Oregon will be held August 13-14 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 Tres-Amigos Howard Banks at 541 761-9456 (hbanks@budget.net) or Tim Wood at 541 923-4116 (cewtim@gmail.com). Your RSVP is appreciated and will help us with knowing how much food to order and serve.
Insulator Show August 14 (Sat) - Martinsburg, WV
21st Annual Shenandoah Valley Insulator Show to be held once again at the Historic B&O Roundhouse in Martinsburg, WV Dealer set up 7:00 AM to 9:00 AM, admission at 9:00 AM is free. Contact Jeff Hollis for dealer contract and directions. (304) 671-5359 email redoak1953@gmail,com
Insulator Show August 21 (Sat) - Mountain Home, NC
The first Dixie Jewels Insulator Show of 2021 will be held on August 21 at the Mountain Home Fire and Rescue, 3710 Asheville Highway, Mountain Home, NC 28791. Hosts will be Steven Drake and Fred and Sheila Pittman. A noon meal will be served. Side dishes appreciated. For info contact Fred Pittman at 828-692-6236 or trailat@bellsouth.net
Insulator Show August 27 - 28 (Fri - Sat) - East Helena, MT
2021 BIG SKY INSULATOR SHOW - NEW LOCATION AT A-STORAGE, 3333 CANYON FERRY ROAD, HELENA MT. Show Starts Friday the 27th at 12:00 PM and runs until 5:00 PM. Show and Tell At Ron and Peggy's Home at 6:00 PM until 9:00 PM. Saturday Show starts at 8:00 AM and ends at 4:00 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
Insulator ShowBottle Show August 28 (Sat) - Brimfield, MA
Canceled: The Somers Antique Bottle Club's 51st annual Antique Bottle Show and Sale. To be held at Brimfield Auction Acres, 35 Main Street, Brimfield, MA Show hours will be 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM. There will be a $5.00 admission charge. For information contact Don Desjardins, (413) 687-4808 dondes@comcast.net
Insulator Show August 28 (Sat) - Mayer, AZ
Grand Canyon State Insulator Club Presents the 3rd annual 2021 Summer Meet-Up & Insulator Sale/Swap. August 28th - Mayer, Arizona. Starts at 8 AM All Are Welcome, Buy- Sale- Trade, Bring your own Table and Chairs. Lunch will be served. 10090 S Third Street Mayer Arizona 86333 Please RSVP, Contact for Directions or Questions: Jim Harlow 928 830-7716 harlowmcl1@gmail.com or Daryl Stahler 520 331-9498 dwstahler@gmail.com
Insulator Show August 28 (Sat) - Nisswa, MN
The North Western Insulator Club will host the 2021 Summer Swap Meet and Tailgater on Saturday, August 28 at the home of Colin and Karen Yennie. There is plenty of room to spread out your treasures in the yard,the garage or under the canopies in case of rain. The hours are 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM with an auction mid-day to benefit our club. This is usually a lively exchange of merchandise and all are welcome to bring in as much as you want to sell or buy to your heart's content. Lunch will be grilling with all our favorite sides. Please bring your own tables and chairs. The address is 1126 Ebert Drive, Nisswa, MN 56468. For information and to confirm your attending, contact the Yennies at 507-271-3457 or cryennie@hotmail.com. We'll see you in August!
September
Insulator Show September 18 (Sat) - Castle Rock, CO
55th Annual Antique Bottle Collectors Club of Colorado Show. Antiques, bottles, insulators, glassware, collectibles, stoneware. Early bird admission Sept 18th at 8am: $10. Dealer set up 7a-9a. Admission $3. EARLY dealer setup FRIDAY Sept 17th 12p-5p. AUCTION Saturday morning @ 11am. Location: Douglas County Fairgrounds @ Kirk Hall. 500 Fairgrounds Dr. Castle Rock CO 80104 (1/2 mile east of I-25 on Plum Creek Pkwy). Contact Eric Grace @ 303-250-7498. www.antiquebottlecollectorsofcolorado.com. Member of Federation of Historical Bottle Collectors.
Insulator Show September 18 (Sat) - Colorado Springs, CO
Canceled: "Fall-time in the Rockies Show" 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 September 18th 2021 at 2905 N. Cascade Ave. We have room for 35 PLUS++ tables, both inside and outside. There's never an admission or table setup charge and most tables are but a step or two from a beautiful view of Pikes Peak and the Rocky Mountain Front Range. We've moved this year's show to later in the year to avoid dealing with any COVID regulations regarding gatherings, and gives more folks the opportunity to plan ahead. It also gives folks traveling from outside Colorado, the chance to see the Great Rocky Mountains Fall spectacular of colors, and maybe hanging 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. So, come join us for a great day of fun and fellowship with other collectors and enjoy a little Fall-time in the Rockies. Please give us a call or email 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 - nsgalss@centurylink.net Nathan Holmes: 719-235-1286 -maverick@drgw.com
Insulator Show September 18 (Sat) - Lawrence, KS
The Border States Antique Mart show will have 100+ tables for dealers and space for displays. Insulators, bottles, jars, postcards, telephones, advertising and other miscellaneous table-top antiques & collectibles. We have 8’ and 6’ tables available, with discount on secondary tables. There will be dealer set up on Friday afternoon, with show on Saturday, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Show will be held at the Douglas County Fairgrounds, 2120 Harper St. Bldg. 21, Lawrence, KS 66046. For dealer packet, contact Darryl Wagner 816-719-0801 darryl@dwagnerkc.com or Mark Law 785-224-4836 kansasbottles@gmail.com.
Insulator Show September 18 (Sat) - Ottawa, IL
The Greater Chicago Insulator Club's annual fall swap meet will be held at the home of Tom and Mary Nugent located at 1999 N. 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 domicil
Insulator Show September 18 (Sat) - Richfield, OH
The Western Reserve Insulator Club's 11th 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.
Insulator Show September 25 (Sat) - Fresno, CA
The 25th Rohde-Merzoian BBQ & TAILGATER will be held Saturday, September 25th at 12441 North Friant Rd, Fresno, CA (GPS: 2000 Birkhead Ave.,Fresno, CA) from 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM. 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 norcalmud@yahoo.com or (530} 701-4377 or KAT at (559} 974-3890.
Insulator Show September 25 (Sat) - Mechanicsburg, PA
The 6th Annual Mechanicsburg Swap Meet, 816 Flintlock Ridge Road, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055, will be held on Saturday, September 25, 2021. Set up starts at 8 am - No fee for setup. Bring your own tables, chairs, insulators, and something for the potluck. Contact: Gus Stafford at gus.stafford@gmail.com, (717) 790-9183. My Collection will be on display for all to see.
October
Insulator Show October 2 (Sat) - River Falls, WI
The North Western Insulator Club will host our Fall Swap Meet, Show, and Sale at a new venue for us this year. Our host will be Mike Braun and we will be at the Glen Park Pavillion at 361 West Park St in River Falls. This is a newer facility with indoor space and tables. Hours will 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM. An auction to benefit our club treasury will be held around 11:30 AM and all are welcome to bring in merchandise for sale.or to bid early and often. For more information or questions, contact Mike Braun at mbraun61@yahoo.com or 651-999-9961 See you in October!
Insulator Show October 3 (Sun) - Chelsea, MI
The Huron Valley Bottle and Insulator Club annual Show, 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM PM at the Comfort Inn Conference Center, 1645 Commerce Drive, Chelsea, MI. North off I-94 at M-52 exit. For more information or table reservations, contact MIKE BRUNER at abbott4girl@sbcglobal.net or ROD KRUPKA at (248) 627-6351 or rod.krupka@yahoo.com
Insulator Show October 9 (Sat) - Manchester, CT
The Yankee Pole Cat Insulator Club is pleased to announce its 2021 Fall Swap. The location is the Manchester (CT) Land Conservation Trust Bush Hill Farm property - 330 Bush Hill Road, Manchester. We will once again be in the back outdoor field - follow the driveway to the right of the barn. Hours are 9 AM -1 PM. There is no charge to set-up as many tables as you want; all tabletop collectibles are welcome. Free admission. If you are planning on attending, PLEASE DO NOT ARRIVE BEFORE 8!!!! This is strictly a "bring your own everything" event - tables, chairs, food, drink, etc. There will be no club provided food or drink of any kind. We will however provide plenty of opportunity for friendship. Current CDC guidelines say we can do this without masks. However, please adhere to the guidelines as they are on the event date. Rain date is the next day - Sunday October 10. Check the Yankee Pole Cat Facebook page for last minute updates. For additional information, contact John Rajpolt. 203-261-1190 or rajpolt@earthlink.net.
Insulator Show October 23 (Sat) - Garland, TX
The Garland Insulator and Collectibles Show will be held Saturday October 23, 2021 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. Hotel Covid policies will be followed.
November
Insulator Show November 5 - 7 (Fri - Sun) - Springfield, OH
51st 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 - ??? CONTACT: Curt Boster (614) 301-5125 cboster530@att.net Visit https://www.insulators.info/shows/springfield/ for more information.
December
Insulator Show December 3 - 4 (Fri - Sat) - Tulare, CA
52nd Annual Tulare Collectibles Show and Sale December 3rd and 4th, 2021. ( new month!! ) Free Admission! Featuring: bottles, insulators, antiques, crafts, marbles, jewelry , dishware, and many more collectibles. Tulare Veteran’s Memorial Building, 1771 East Tulare Ave, Tulare, California. Friday 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. and Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 2:00. CONTACT: Bob Merzoian (559) 359-2826 OR bobmerzoian@mac.com, Dave Brown (559) 936-7790, Mark Merzoian (559) 360-1928.
April 2022
Insulator Show April 2, 2022 (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.

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