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Upcoming shows

February 3, 2024 (Saturday)
Yuma, Arizona, USA
Grand Canyon State Insulator Club's (GCSIC) 25th annual Yuma tailgater is being held on Saturday February 3rd at Riverside Park, 50 Prison Hill Rd, Yuma, AZ 85364, just below the Territorial Prison. The official time is 9:00 AM until 2:00 PM. Unofficial time is before sunrise, with people often getting started as early as 4:30 AM. Please bring you own table and chairs. There will be an informal dinner Friday Feb 2 at Lute's Casino Old Town San Diego. Dinner will start at 6pm. Please RSVP to Jim Harlow for the number of people dinning. Lunch will be provided, and donations are greatly appreciated. Please send questions and/or RSVP *** Daryl Stahler dwstahler@gmail.com or Jim Harlow harlowmcl1@gmail.com

February 17, 2024 (Saturday)
Greenville , Alabama, USA
The winter Dixie Jewels Insulator Club swap meet, hosted by Roy Hale, will be held on Saturday, February 17, 2024 from 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM (Central Time) at the Butler County Fairgrounds, 260 American Legion Road, Greenville, AL. Beat the winter blues with a trip to L.A. (Lower Alabama) and enjoy a day of fellowship with fellow collectors. We have met at this venue several times before and there will be plenty of space for everyone and lots of sales tables filled with insulators. There is no charge to set up a sales table for Dixie Jewel Club 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). We always expect collectors from at least 6-7 states, and they will be looking for insulators to buy. Everyone is invited to join us for our noon meal. (Nobody starves at a DJIC swap meet!) A We just ask that others bring side dishes to go along with meal. Please coordinate with Roy on what he needs for side dishes. To reserve a sales table or let Roy know you are coming and what you can contribute to the noon meal, please contact: Host: Roy Hale (334) 437-0820 rdhale423@centurylink.net

February 24, 2024 (Saturday)
Kent, Washington, USA
February 24.2024 Washington Bottle Collectors Association Annual Spring Insulator, Bottle and Collectible Show. Largest combined bottle and insulator show in Northwest Washington. Join us at the Kent Commons Event Center, 525 4th Ave N, Kent, WA 98032. This year, the WBCA show will be in February and a one day (Saturday) only show. Dealer set up and early admission ($10) Saturday, February 24, 8:00-10:00 AM and free admission 10:00 AM- 4:00 PM . Close to the population centers in NW Washington and we always have plenty of full tables of insulators. For more information and table reservations contact: PETE HENDRICKS (253) 335-1732 or MARK NELSON (425) 822-9804; collnw@yahoo.com. Insulator related questions: ROBIN HARRISON robin3250@comcast.net

March 2, 2024 (Saturday)
New Oxford , Pennsylvania, USA
Chesapeake Bay Insulator Club 35th Annual Insulator Show & Sale will be held March 2, 2024, 9:00 AM to 2:00 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 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.htm or contact Gus Stafford (717) 790-9183, email Gus.Stafford@gmail.com.

March 9, 2024 (Saturday)
Platte City, Missouri, USA
2024 NW Missouri Insulator and Bottle Show & Sale March 9, 2024, 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Dealer Setup Friday afternoon, March 8. Free Admission. PLATTE COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS, 15730 Fairgrounds Rd., Platte City, MO 64079. Approximately 6 miles NW of the Kansas City International Airport. 85+ tables of antique insulators, bottles, jars, telephones, porcelain signs lightning rod balls & arrows, and other miscellaneous collectibles. FREE insulator & bottle appraisal available. Highly advertised, well attended with a great following. Dealer swapping, selling & purchasing on Friday evening, so you can focus on attendees on Saturday. Dealers, come join this show! For information and/or a show packet, contact: Darryl Wagner, 14615 Skyview Ave., Smithville, MO 64089, 816-719-0801 insulators@dwagnerkc.com

March 16, 2024 (Saturday)
Strongsville, Ohio, USA
Western Reserve Insulator Club's 25th Annual Swap Meet & Club Meeting at the Clubhouse (formerly Spyglass Hill) Recreation Center, 13201 Compass Point Drive, Strongsville, OH 44136. Dealer Setup: 9:00am; Show Hours: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM. Club Meeting, Elections and Lunch: 12-1:30 PM. There are no admission or table charges, but space is very 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

March 30, 2024 (Saturday)
Moriarty, New Mexico, USA
Announcing The First Ever! ROOTS 66 Rendezvous & Extravaganza at the Moriarty Convention Center, 202 South, 202 Broadway, Moriarty, New Mexico. March 30, 2024. FREE Admission & FREE Appraisals. Open to Public 9am till 4pm. Bottles, Insulators, Marbles, Jewelry, Beautiful Rock, Ephemera, Woodcarvings, Antiques, Tools, RR Items, Toys & More. $30 Tables reserved by 3/15 $30 After $40. Dealer Set Up 7:00 AM to 9:00 AM. Great Lighting!! & Great Displays!! Attendees Already Coming From: TX, CO, AZ, CA, OR, MO, AL, UT, LA, WY, MT, NM. Pre-Show get together tentatively Friday 3/29/24 @ 2:00 PM At The Davenport Ranch to haggle, barter, jabber & live music. R.S.V.P required. An NIA & NMHBC Sponsored Event. Contact: Duane Davenport duane4davenport@gmail.com

April 5-6, 2024 (Friday - Saturday)
Reddick, Florida, USA
The Deland Antique Bottle & Insulator Show at Turkey Creek. Reddick Florida. Friday April 5th and Saturday April 6th. Friday early buyers $20, dealer set up 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM. Saturday April 6th, free admission 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Turkey Creek Auctions Building, 15323 NW Gainesville Rd. Reddick, Florida, 32686. Contact Ronnie McCormick, 352-262-8672, oldflabottles@gmail.com or Louise O Quinn, 386-943-2766, edlouise210@gmail.com.

April 6, 2024 (Saturday)
Wheaton, Illinois, United States
The Dupage Collectors Expo will be held Saturday, April 6th, at the Dupage County Fairgrounds, 2015 Manchester Road, Wheaton, Illinois, Hours are 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Items for sale & trade include: Insulators, Lightning Rod items & Weathervanes, Telephone & Telegraph items, Bottles, Jars, etc. Info: BOB STAHR: bob@hemingray.com (312) 758-0281 and RICK SOLLER: rdmershon@aol.com (847) 782-8602.

April 14, 2024 (Sunday)
Enfield, Connecticut, USA
Yankee Pole Cat Insulator Club Annual Spring 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: rajpolt@earthlink.net

April 19-20, 2024 (Friday-Saturday)
Antioch, California , USA
56th Annual Golden Gate Historical Bottle Society Antiques, Collectibles, Bottles and Insulators Show. Long running show in the San Francisco Bay Area will be held at the Contra Costa Event Park (Fairgrounds), Sunset Hall, Antioch, CA . The street address is: 1201 West 10th Street, Antioch, CA 94509. Show hours: Friday, April 19th, 12 PM to 5:00 PM for Dealer Setup and Early Buyers' Admission ($10 fee). Saturday, April 20th, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM for free general admission. This show offers free walk-in appraisals and buying dealers. SHOW INFO CONTACT: Gary or Darla Antone, phone (925) 373-6758; email: PACKRAT49ER@NETSCAPE.NET

April 20, 2024 (Satuday)
Perth, Ontario, Canada
Ottawa Valley Insulator Club show on Saturday, April 20th, 2024 from 10:00 AM until 3:00 PM at the Lion's Hall - Perth Fair Grounds, 50 Arthur St., Perth, Ontario. Display and Sales tables featuring colored glass and porcelain telegraph, telephone and power insulators, insulator go-withs such as signs, insulator strains, lightning rod balls, and more! Displays of early threadless and threaded telephone and telegraph insulators. "Roadshow Insulators" - free appraisals. Admission: Voluntary, all donations are gratefully accepted to offset show costs. Show Guidelines: 1) The show is only open to participating dealers prior to show time 10:00 AM. 2) Dealers are to be allowed to set up their tables without interruptions 3) Dealer trading is open from 9:00 AM 4) Treat fellow collectors fairly and give new collectors a break 5) Most of all have fun and thanks for supporting your local insulator shows! Contact: Robin Plewes highdome@gmail.com or Darcy Laframboise dlaraspberry@hotmail.com

April 27th 2024 (Saturday)
New Braunfels, TX, 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 j.hall@ix.netcom.com 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 gene.hawkins@mchsi.com or Mike McLaughlin 574-377-5490 adena9@yahoo.com 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, gene.hawkins@mchsi.com, 574-377-0171 Or: Mike McLaughlin, adena9@yahoo.com, 574-377-5490

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 trailat@bellsouth.net 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 dashaw@mchsi.com.

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, ghasbrouck42@yahoo.com

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: Justin@TheInsulatorStore.com 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 kim.borgman@mdc-usa.com, Gene Hawkins 574-377-0171 gene.hawkins@mchsi.com, Arlen & Tina Rienstra 219-226-4975 and Darryl Wagner 816-719-0801 insulators@dwagnerkc.com

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 rktbarth@windstream.net (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, cole.king@charter.com, (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, cryennie@hotmail.com, 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 https://www.insulators.info/clubs/cbic/ , or contact Gregory Druck (717) 792-9050, email: gdruck3141@comcast.net

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 ralph.dean@att.net. Mike can be reached at hern@truvista.com. 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, ross.berndt@yahoo.com, 605-254-5815 Or: Justin Perrault, masters1122@yahoo.com, 262-613-9996

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 jrhovanec@ymail.com 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, insulators@dwagnerkc.com, 816-719-0801 Or: Mark Law, kansasbottles@gmail.com, 785-224-4836

November 1-3, 2024 (Friday - Sunday)
Springfield , Ohio, United States
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 cboster530@att.net. More info visit https://www.insulators.info/shows/springfield/

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: rajpolt@earthlink.net

June 26-29, 2025 (Thursday - Sunday)
Marlborough, Massachusetts, USA
The National Insulator Association 56th Annual Convention, Show & Sale will be held on Friday, June 26 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, dario@dariodesigns.com; Bill Meier, 781-999-3048, bill@insulators.info; Jill Meier, 781-999-3049, jill@insulators.info. More information will be available as show time approaches.

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