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Event Calendar

Events & Shows
     

To list your State Button Society Show or event on this online calendar, contact Elaine Baur, Calendar of Events Coordinator, with full information about the event.

Upcoming events

    • 05 Apr 2017
    • 5:30 PM (CDT)
    • 07 Jul 2017
    • 11:59 PM (CDT)
    • Radisson Paper Valley Hotel, Appleton, WI.
    Registration fees include convention admission, receptions, programs and workshops.  Additional fees may be charged for special meals and workshops.
    Registration fee is $35 for adults including Dealer's Helpers, $10 for Juniors and $0 for dealers until July 1st. After July 1st a late charge of $10 will be added to all adult fees (including dealers).  Online registration will be available until July 7th, after then you must register at the event.
    You may register online here and submit your payment via PayPal.  
    If you prefer to mail a check for payment please use the downloadable form provided in your bulletin or a paper copy of the PDF 2017 NBS REGISTRATION FORM or 2017 NBS REGISTRATION FORM.docx. Checks should be made out to National Button Society and mailed with your registration form prior to July 1. Send to Helen Acker, NBS Pre-Registration, PO Box 20911, Tampa, FL. 33622-0911. Registration questions or corrections can be emailed to Helen at showregistrar@nationalbuttonsociety.org.
    Dealers must register prior to the event even though your entry fee is included in the price of your tables.
    • 15 Jul 2017
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM (EDT)
    • Shirley, MA 01464

    The Massachusetts State Button Society will hold a 75th Anniversary Pot luck luncheon at St. Anthony's Parkis Hall in Shirley, MA  01464 (Exit 37 off route 2).  Showroom hours: 9AM to 3PM.  Contact Carol Strum, strum34@verizon.net or see our Facebook page.

    • 22 Jul 2017
    • 9:00 AM (EDT)
    • New Hampshire
    July 22, 2017 NEW HAMPSHIRE  The New Hampshire State Button Society will hold its annual summer meeting at the Rumney Baptist Church, 375 Main St., Rumney, NH 03266..   Showroom hours 9am – noon followed by brown bag lunch and short business meeting. The annual auction of buttons and button related items will follow. .  Hosted by the Belknap Button Club.   Check our website: www.nhstatebuttonsociety.org.  Contact: Sharon Evans -  sevanswml@gmail.com, 603-786-9747.
    • 07 Aug 2017
    • 10:00 AM (CDT)
    • 12 Aug 2017
    • 2:00 PM (CDT)
    • Appleton, WI
    2017 National Show at
    Radisson Paper Valley Hotel, Appleton, WI
    • 09 Sep 2017
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Titusville, NJ 08560

    SEPT 9, 2017   NEW JERSEY   The New Jersey State Button Society will hold it's Fall Show at the Union Fire Company & Rescue Squad

    Building, 1396 River Road (Rte 29)  Titusville, NJ  08560.  Program:  visit NJSBS website for more details.

    Show hours:  9 am to 4 pm.  Contact Sara Mulford, slmulford@verizon.net

    www.newjerseystatebuttonsociety.org


                                      


    • 16 Sep 2017
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM (EDT)
    • Three Rivers, MA 01080

    September 16 Massachusetts .  The Massachusetts State Button Society will hold its Annual Auction and Fall Show at the AMVETS Hall in Three Rivers Massachusetts 01080 (Exit 8 from the Massachusetts Turnpike.)  Showroom Hours 9 am to 3 pm.  Brown bag lunch: Dessert provided by the Crescent Button Club.  Please contact Nancie Glazer at  nancieglazer@comcast.net for further information.


    • 16 Sep 2017
    • 9:00 AM (EDT)
    • 17 Sep 2017
    • (EDT)
    • Akron, OH 44333

    September 16-17 OHIO
    The Buckeye State Button Society will hold its Fall Show at the Hilton Akron/Fairlawn 3180 West Market Street
    Akron, Ohio 44333, 330-867-5000. Mention BSBS for the $119.00 group rate until August 25, 2017. Showroom hours
    Sat 9AM-5PM. Sun 9:30AM-2PM. Contact Helen Richwine, hlrichwine@neo.rr.com or 330-991-4087

    • 23 Sep 2017
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM (EDT)
    • Keene, NH 03458

    September 23, 2017 NEW HAMPSHIRE  

    Note, this venue has changed:

    The New Hampshire State Button Society will hold its annual fall show at thKeene Unitarian Church on 69 Washington Street in Keene, NH. 03458

    Hosted by the Amoskeag button club. This church is handicapped accessable. There will be a lunch break & business meeting from 12:00 - 1:30. Selling will resume after that.

    Contact: Contact: Thelma Nichols 

    Check our website: www.nhstatebuttonsociety.org


    • 29 Sep 2017
    • 9:00 AM (EDT)
    • 01 Oct 2017
    • (EDT)
    • Ottawa, Canada K1K4S3

    Canadian Button Show and Convention

    Buttons:  Keeping it Together

    Sep 29 – Oct 01, 2017-01-31 Ottawa Convention and Event Centre, 200 Coventry Road, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada  K1K4S3

    For more information contact Micheline Gravel, bouton1993@hotmail.com or www.ottawavalleybuttonclub.ca

    Hotel information: Hampton Inn, 100 Coventry Road, 1-877-701-1281, Group Number 2858, Rooms from $136 Canadian per night.


    Start 29 Sep 2017, 5 pm

    End 01 Oct 2017, 4 pm


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    • 04 Oct 2017
    • 9:00 AM (PDT)
    • 07 Oct 2017
    • (PDT)
    • Reno, NV 89501

    Western Regional Button Association

    Annual Show and Sale

    BUTTONOPOLY: Button Fun and Games!

    October 4-7, 2017

    Harrah’s Hotel & Casino

    219 N Center Street

    Reno Nevada

     For more information contact Joy Journeay: 907 223-1040 or  JoyJourneay@gmail.com.

     

    WRBA 2017 SHOW HOTEL INFORMATION

     

    Harrah’s Hotel & Casino

    https://www.caesars.com/harrahs-reno/hotel

    219 N Center Street,  Reno NV 89501   (775) 786-3232

    (888) 726-6311 reservations  S10WRB7 

    $62 a weeknights, $102 Friday & Saturday
    • 13 Oct 2017
    • 9:00 AM (EDT)
    • 14 Oct 2017
    • 2:00 PM (EDT)
    • Kensington, PA 15068

    OCT 13-14 PENNSYLVANIA   The Pennsylvania State Button Society will hold its Fall Show at the Quality Inn, 300 Tarentum Bridge Road, New Kensington, PA 15068.  Reservations:  724-335-9171.

    Reserve by September 13 for PSBS room rate.  Program:  Friday Auction 8PM, preview 7:30 PM.

    Showroom hours:  Friday 9AM-5PM, Saturday 10AM-2PM.  Contact :  Gina Powers  724-335-2435,

    keystonebuttonclub@yahoo.com, www.pabuttonsociety.org.

     

      

    • 13 Oct 2017
    • 9:00 AM (CDT)
    • 15 Oct 2017
    • (CDT)
    • Grand Rapids, MI 49546

    October 13-15, 2017 MICHIGAN The Michigan Button Society will hold its Fall Show at the Crowne Plaza, 5700 28th Street SE, Grand Rapids,  Michigan  49546. Reservations: 1-616-957-1770, reserve by September 21st for the MBS special room rate of $102.00 plus taxes. Friday October 13 is judging and early bird dinner. Showroom hours: Sat 10AM-5PM, Sun 10AM-1PM Theme: Tell Me a Story. Contact: Ralph and Sheri DeCew bbdeq@comcast.net, 586-979-8534 or www.michiganbuttonsociety.org.

     




    • 28 Oct 2017
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM (EDT)
    • Plainville, CT 06062

    The Connecticut State Button Button Society will hold its meeting at The Grace Lutheran Church, 222 Plainville CT 06062.

    Program:  STUDIO BUTTONS  BY DONNA PRESNELL

    Showroom hours: 9am to 3pm. Contact Laurel Durso, 860-283-0525, ldbuttons@yahoo.com or dealers contact Rachel Mercurio, 203-375-6421, Imercurio@snet.net. Website for more info or for weather cancellations:wwwconnecticutstatebuttonsociety.org.


    • 18 Nov 2017
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM (EST)
    • Three Rivers, MA 01080

    November 18  Massachusetts.  The Massachusetts State Button Society will hold its annual winter show at the AMVETS Hall in Three Rivers Massachusetts 01080 (Exit 8 from the Massachusetts Turnpike.)  Showroom hours 9 am to 3 pm.  Program to be announced.  Brown bag lunch.  Dessert provided by the Monson Button Club.  Please contact Nancie Glazer at nancieglazer@comcast.net for further information.    


    • 11 Jan 2018
    • (EST)
    • 14 Jan 2018
    • (EST)
    • Daytona Beach, FL

    The Florida State Button Society will hold its Annual Meeting and Show at the Shores Resort & Spa, 2637 S. Atlantic Avenue, Daytona Beach Shores, FL  32118.  Reservations: 866-934-7476, 386-767-7350. Theme: Held by a Thread. Contact: Nancy Fink, billfink1245@verizon.net or 410-960-9110, www.floridastatebuttonsociety.org

     


    • 22 Mar 2018
    • (CDT)
    • 24 Mar 2018
    • (CDT)
    • Salina, KS 67401

    MAR 22-24  KANSAS  The Kansas State Button Society will host its Spring Show at the Quality Inn & Suites, 2110 Crawford, Salina, KS 67401. Reservations: 785-825-2111. Mention KSBS for rate of $84. Theme: Springtime in Paris. Auction, Friday 7PM. Showroom hours: Sat 10AM – 2PM. Contact: Genevieve Kemp, fleurdelis@centurylink.net.



    • 19 Apr 2018
    • (CDT)
    • 21 Apr 2018
    • (CDT)
    • Bloomington, IL 61704

    April 19th - 21st, 2018 Illinois

    The Illinois State Button Society Annual Show will be held at the

    Holiday Inn & Suites Convention Center,

    3202 East Empire Street, Bloomington, IL 61704.   

    Reservations: 309-662-4700Mention ISBS for special rate $89.00  until March 31st,  2018

    Theme: Buttons are Blooming in Bloomington

    Showroom hours: Thurs. 6:30 pm -9 pm
    Fri  pm - 5 pmSat 9 am- 2 pm

    Contact Russa Milburn,  rl.milburn@mchsi.com, 309-830-5611

    www.illinoisstatebuttonsociety.org


    • 27 Apr 2018
    • 9:00 AM (EDT)
    • 29 Apr 2018
    • (EDT)
    • Binghamton, NY

       NEW YORK The New York State Button Society will hold its Annual Show and 75th Anniversary Celebration at the Doubletree Convention Center, Binghamton, New York. Theme: The Button Revolution: Dawn of a Nation. Showroom hours: Fri 9AM–5PM, Sat 9AM-5PM, Sun 10AM-Noon. Contact: Shirley Clark, shirleyc@twcny.rr.com, 607-749-4510, NYSBS website http://nystatebuttonsociety.org.

    Please note our new venue!  Get out your maps. Y


    • 27 Apr 2018
    • 7:00 PM (CDT)
    • 29 Apr 2018
    • (CDT)
    • Osage Beach, MO 65065

    The Missouri State Button Society Spring Show will be held at the Inn at Grand Glaize, 5142 Osage Beach Parkway, Osage Beach, MO 65065.  Contact inn at www.innatgrandglaize.com or call 1-800-348-4731 or 573-348-4731.  Group code is MSB418 for special rate of $80 before March 21st.  Tray check-in is Thursday April 26 only.  Judging Friday.  Showroom hours are Friday, April 27, 7 pm-9 pm (after judging is completed.) Saturday, April 28, 9 am - 5 pm, Sunday, April 29, 9:30 am - 1:30 pm.  Admission is free. Contact Brenda LaManna 314-576-1857, bynumlama@sbcglobal.net or Sherry Jurevics 636-532-5830, cajurevics@att.net with questions.



    • 28 Apr 2018
    • 9:00 AM (CDT)
    • 29 Apr 2018
    • (CDT)
    • Osage Beach, MO 65065

    2018 - Inn at Grand Glaize, 5142 Osage Beach Parkway, Osage Beach, MO 65065.  Contact inn at 573-348-4731 or www.innatgrandglaize.comusing group code of MSB418 for special rate before March 24th. Judging Friday April 27, 2018. Showroom open Saturday April 28 9am - 5 pm and Sunday April 29th 9:30am - 1:30 pm.  Contact Sherry Jurevics 636-532-5830 or Brenda LaManna 314-576-1857 with questions.



    • 11 May 2018
    • (EDT)
    • 12 May 2018
    • (EDT)
    • Lansing, MI 48824

    May 11-12, 2018 MICHIGAN The Michigan Button Society will hold its Spring Show at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center, 219 South Harrison Road East, Lansing, MI 48824-1022. Reservations: 800-875-5090, reserve by April 11th and mention our group code 1804MIBUTT for the special room rate of $110. Friday early bird dinner. Showroom hours: Sat 9:00AM–3:00PM. Theme: All Fired Up! Contact: Ralph and Sheri DeCew bbdeq@comcast.net, 586-979-8534 or www.michiganbuttonsociety.org.

    • 19 Aug 2018
    • (EDT)
    • 25 Aug 2018
    • (EDT)
    • Jacksonville, Florida

     Hyatt Regency Riverfront

    Jacksonville, Florida

    Showroom opens Thursday August 23, 2018

    • 28 Sep 2018
    • (EDT)
    • 30 Sep 2018
    • (EDT)
    • Chelsea, MI 48118

    September 28-30, 2018 MICHIGAN The Michigan Button Society will hold its Fall Show at the Chelsea Comfort Inn and Village Conference Center, 1645 Commerce Park Drive, Chelsea, Michigan 48118. Reservations: 734-433-8000, reserve by August 29th for the MBS special room rate of $109.00 plus taxes (includes hot buffet breakfast). Friday September 28 is judging and early bird dinner. Showroom hours: Sat 10AM-5PM, Sun 10AM-1PM Theme: Falling for Glorious Glass. Contact: Ralph and Sheri DeCew bbdeq@comcast.net, 586-979-8534 or www.michiganbuttonsociety.org.

    • 11 Oct 2018
    • (CDT)
    • 13 Oct 2018
    • (CDT)
    • Bloomington, IL 60704

    The Midwest Regional Button Association (MRBA) will hold its 1st Midwest Regional Button Show Oct. 11-13, 2018 at the Parke Regency Hotel & Convention Center,1413 Leslie Dr., Bloomington, IL 60704.

    Hotel Reservations: 309-662-4300.
    Mention MRBA for a special rate of $95.00.

    Theme: Hearts in the Heartland.

    Showroom hours:
    Thursday 7 pm to 9 pm
    Friday Noon to 5 pm
    Saturday 9:30 am to 1 pm

    Contact Russa Milburn at rl.milburn@mchsi.com or (309) 830-5611

    Website: mrba.website


    • 26 Apr 2019
    • 7:00 PM (CDT)
    • 28 Apr 2019
    • (CDT)
    • Osage Beach, MO 65065

    The Missouri State Button Society Spring Show will be held at the Inn at Grand Glaize, 5142 Osage Beach Parkway, Osage Beach, MO 65065. Contact the inn at www.innatgrandglaize.com or call 1-800-348-4731 or 573-348-4731.  Group code is MSBS19 for special rate of $89 before March 20. Tray check-in is Thursday April 25 only. Judging is Friday. Showroom hours are Friday, April 26, 7 pm-9 pm (after judging is complete),  Saturday, April 27, 9 am - 5 pm, Sunday, April 28, 9:30 - 1:30 pm.  Admission is free.

    Contact Brenda LaManna 314-576-1857, bynumlama@sbcglobal.net or Sherry Jurevics 636-532-5830, cajurevics@att.net with questions.

    • 24 Apr 2020
    • 7:00 PM (CDT)
    • 26 Apr 2020
    • (CDT)
    • Osage Beach, MO 65065

    The Missouri State Button Society Spring Show will be held at the Inn at Grand Glaize, 5142 Osage Beach Parkway, Osage Beach, MO 65065.  Contact the inn at www.innatgrandglaize.com or call 1-800-348-4731 or 573-348-4731.  Group code is MSBS20 for special rate of $89 before March 18.  Tray check-in is Thursday April 23 only.  Judging is Friday.  Showroom hours are Friday, April 24, 7 pm - 9 pm (after judging is complete.)  Saturday, April 25, 9 am - 5 pm, Sunday, April 26, 9:30 am - 1:30 pm. Admission is free. 

    Contact Brenda LaManna 314-576-1857, bynumlama@sbcglobal.net or Sherry Jurevics 636-532-5830, cajurevics@att.net with questions.



    • 01 Aug 2020
    • 07 Aug 2020
    • Springfield, IL 62703

    Save the date:  2020  Springfield, IL  August 1-7      Crowne Plaza Springfield, IL  62703

    • 23 Apr 2021
    • 7:00 PM (CDT)
    • 25 Apr 2021
    • (CDT)
    • Osage Beach, MO 65065
    The Missouri State Button Society Spring Show will be held at the Inn at Grand Glaize, 5142 Osage Beach Parkway, Osage Beach, MO 65065.  Contact the inn at www.innatgrandglaze.com  or call 1-800-348-4731 or 573-348-4731.  Group code is MSBS21 for special rate of $89 before March 17.  Tray check-in is Thursday April 22 only.  Judging is Friday.  Showroom hours are Friday, April 23, 7 pm - 9 pm, (after judging is complete), Saturday April 24, 9 am - 5 pm, Sunday, April 25, 9:30 am - 1:30 pm.  Admission is free. 

    Contact Brenda LaManna 314-576-1857, bynumlama@sbcglobal.net or Sherry Jurevics 636-532-5830, cajurevics@att.net with questions.

     

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