Event Calendar

Events & Shows
     

To list your State Button Society Show or event on this online calendar, contact the 

Calendar of Events Coordinator, with full information about the event.

Upcoming events

    • 04 Aug 2019
    • 10 Aug 2019
    • Portland, OR. 97217

    National Button Society Convention

    Celebrating Buttons Mid Mod Style!

    August 4th - 10th, 2019

    Red Lion Inn on the River, Jantzen Beach

    909 Hayden Island Dr.

    Portland, OR. 97217

    call: 1-800-733-5466

    or register online using this link: 

    https://book.passkey.com/event/49466627/owner/4387/home

    Reservation deadline for button rate is 7/9/2019

    Roomrates for NBS registrants:

    Standard Queen 1-4 guests, $113.00/night

    Deluxe Queen 1-4 guests, $123.00/night

    For more information go to:

    www.nationalbuttonsociety.org

    (Look in the Annual Convention section)



    • 04 Aug 2019
    • 5:30 PM (CDT)
    • 10 Aug 2019
    • 11:59 PM (CDT)
    • Red Lion Hotel on the River, Portland, OR
    Register

    Registration fees include convention admission, receptions, programs and workshops. Additional fees may be charged for special meals and workshops.  

    Online registration:

    The online registration form will be available until July 29th, after then you must register at the event. You may register online here and submit your payment via PayPal.

    After filing out your initial registration form, you will have the ability to either finish your registration and pay right away or ask for an invoice. You can also register a guest (family member etc...) before you finish. 

    How to Register a guest: After filing out your initial registration form, you can click the Add guest button, a full event registration form appears for the guest. Any extra cost items chosen will be added to the guest's event registration details and your main registration invoice. After you click the Done button again, you will see a summary of your registration, including any guests you have registered. You will be invoiced the full amount for yourself and your guests, and you are responsible for the entire payment. The invoice for the event registration will contain items detailing the price and extra cost for each guest registered.

    Registration fees:

    $35 for adults (including Dealer's Helpers)                                               

    $10 for Juniors                                                                                                 

    $0 for dealers until July 1st.                                                                         

    (Dealers must register prior to the event even though your entry fee is included in the price of your tables.) 

    After July 1st a late charge of $10 will be added to all adult fees (including dealers). 

    Or if you prefer to mail a check for payment:

    Please use the form provided in your May 2019 NBS Bulletin or download and print out the 2019 National Convention Registration Form from the member's only section of the NBS website.

    Do not use the online registration form.

    Registration questions or corrections can be emailed to Helen Acker.

    Note: additional 2019 National favor buttons can no longer be ordered. Attendees of the NBS Sunday breakfast will each still receive one favor button as part of their meal cost.


    • 14 Sep 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Three Rivers, MA 01080

    SEPT 14 MASSACHUSETTS  The Massachusetts State Button Society will hold its fall show at the AMVETS Hall in Three Rivers, MA 01080 (Exit 8 from the Massachusetts Turnpike)  Showroom hours: 9AM-3PM.   Brown bag lunch. Contact Nancie Glazer, nancieglazer@comcast.net, 856-630-5290.


    • 14 Sep 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Titusville, NJ 08560

    SEP 14           NEW JERSEY The New Jersey State Button Society will hold its Fall Show at the Union Fire Company & Rescue Squad,   1396 River Road (Route 29)Titusville NJ 08560. Program: Celluloid: Pioneering Plastic, illustrated talk by Jennifer LackovicVisit NewJerseyStateButtonSociety.com for more details. Show hours: 9AM to 4PM.Contact: Barbara Fox, bfiggefox@gmail.com, 609-921-2774. 



    • 28 Sep 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Rumney, NH 03266

    September 28

    The New Hampshire State Button Society will hold its fall show at the

    Rumney Baptist Church, 375 Main St. Rumney, NH 03266.

    Showroom Hours:10:00 AM-3:00 PM Program: Annual Awards Competition

    Hosted by the Belknap Button Club

    Contact: Sharon Evans (603) 786-9747 or sevenswml@gmail.com


    • 04 Oct 2019
    • 06 Oct 2019
    • Grand Rapids, MI 49546

    October 4-6, 2019 MICHIGANThe 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 12th for the MBS special room rate of $104.00 plus taxes. Friday October 4 is judging and early bird dinner. Showroom hours: Sat 10AM-5PM, Sun 10AM-1PM Theme: A Vaudeville Button Show.Contact: Ralph and Sheri DeCew,bbdeq@comcast.net586-979-8534 orwww.michiganbuttonsociety.org.



    • 11 Oct 2019
    • 9:00 AM
    • 12 Oct 2019
    • Erie, PA 16505

    OCT 11-12 PENNSYLVANIA  The Pennsylvania State Button Society will hold its Fall Show at the Bel-Aire/Wyndam Hotel, 2800 W. 8th St., Erie, PA 16505.  Reservations:  814-833-1116.  Room rate:  $111.87.  Theme:  Buttons By The Bay.  Showroom hours:  Fri 9AM-5PM, Sat 10AM-2PM. Contact:  Virginia Stanton, 814-746-5008, ginnystanton08@gmail.com.      


    • 17 Oct 2019
    • 19 Oct 2019
    • Bloomington, IL 60704

    > October 17th - 19th, 2019  Illinois
    >

    OCT 17-19    The Midwest Regional Button Association (MRBA) will hold its   Midwest
     at the Parke Regency Hotel & Convention Center, 1413 Leslie Dr., Bloomington, IL 60704.  Reservations: 309-662-4300 ext.5. Mention MRBA for special rate $105.00. Theme: Harvest in the Heartland.
    Showroom hours: Thur 7pm - 9pm, Fri Noon -5pm, Sat 9:30AM- 1PM
    Contact Russa Milburn, rl.milburn@mchsi.com, 309-830-5611 or
    https://mrba.website.


    • 26 Oct 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Plainville, CT 06062

    October  26, 2019

    The Connecticut State Button Society will hold its annual fall show and meeting at the Grace Lutheran Church, 222 Farmington Ave. (RT 10) Plainville. CT 06062. The program is Scoville History. Showroom hours are 9 am to 3 pm. Contact Laurel Durso, 860-283-0525, ldbuttons@yahoo.com. Dealers contact: Rachel Mercurio, 203-375-6421, Imericurio@snet.net . For more information or weather cancellations : www.connecticutstatebuttonsociety.org


    • 09 Nov 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Three Rivers, MA 01080

    NOV 9  MASSACHUSETTS  The Massachusetts State Button Society will hold its annual meeting and show at the AMVETS Hall  in Three Rivers, MA 01080 (Exit 8 from the Massachusetts Turnpike)  Showroom hours 9AM-3PM.  Brown bag lunch. Contact Nancie Glazer, nancieglazer@comcast.net, 856-630-5290.


    • 16 Jan 2020
    • 19 Jan 2020
    • Daytona Beach, FL 32118

    Jan 16– 19  FLORIDA The Florida State Button Society will hold its Annual Show at The Shores Resort and Spa, 2637 South Atlantic Avenue, Daytona Beach FL 32118. Reservations: 866-934-7467 or 386-767-7350. Reserve by December 15for FSBS $139.00 room rate. Showroom hours: Thurs 10AM – 5PM, Fri 1 -5PM, Sat 10AM – 5PM, Sun 10AM – 2PM. Theme: Trawling for Buttons on Florida’s Treasure Coast. Contact Kaye Reed 850-647-5414  or Linda Wood 850-229-8628,www.floridastatebuttonsociety.org.


    • 21 Mar 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Plainville, CT 06062

    The Connecticut State Button Society will hold its annual early spring show and meeting at the Grace Lutheran Church, 222 Farmington Ave. (RT 10) Plainville. CT 06062. The program is our annual auction. Showroom hours are 9 am to 3 pm. Contact Laurel Durso, 860-283-0525, ldbuttons@yahoo.com. Dealers contact: Rachel Mercurio, 203-375-6421, Imericurio@snet.net .  For more information or weather cancellations : www.connecticutstatebuttonsociety.org


    • 04 Apr 2020
    • 05 Apr 2020
    • Akron, OH 44333

    APR 4-5, 2020 OHIO - The Buckeye State Button Society Spring Show will be held at the Akron/ Fairlawn Doubletree Hotel 3150 W Market St, Akron OH 44333. Reservations 330-869-9000 for the group rate of $119 by March 12. Showroom hours Sat 9AM-5PM, Sun 9:30AM-2PM. Theme: A PASSION FOR FASHION. Contact Kit Campbell kitcampbell11@hotmail.com, 440-759-5714. ohiobuttons.org

     


    • 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 May 2020
    • 03 May 2020
    • Binghamton, NY

    NEW YORK  The New York State Button Society will hold its Annual Show at the DoubleTree by Hilton, 225 Water Street, Binghamton NY 13901. Reservations 607-722-7575.  Mention NYSBS for $105.00 room rate before April 1. Showroom hours: Fri 9AM-5PM, Sat 9AM-5PM, Sun 10AM-Noon.  Contact Shirley Clark, shirley@twcny.com, 607-749-4510 or Deborah Hendrickson, deborahhend1@gmail.com, 315-506-9751.  NYSBS website:  http://nystatebuttonsociety.org.


    • 15 May 2020
    • 9:00 AM (CDT)
    • 16 May 2020
    • 3:00 PM (CDT)
    • Chelsea, MI 48118

    May 15-16, 2020 MICHIGAN The Michigan Button Society will hold its Spring Show at the Chelsea Comfort Inn and Village Conference Center, 1645 Commerce Park Drive, Chelsea, Michigan 48118. Reservations: 734-433-8000, reserve by April 15th for the MBS special room rate of $109.00 plus taxes (includes hot buffet breakfast). Showroom hours: Sat 9AM-3PM Theme: Victorian Tea Party Contact: Ralph and Sheri DeCew bbdeq@comcast.net, 586-979-8534 or www.michiganbuttonsociety.org.



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

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

    • 02 Oct 2020
    • 04 Oct 2020
    • Kalamazoo, MI 49001

    October 2-4, 2020 MICHIGAN The Michigan Button Society will hold its Fall Show at the Four Points by Sheraton, 3600 Cork St., Kalamazoo, Michigan 49001. Reservations: 269-385-3922, reserve by September 1st for the MBS special room rate of $122.00 plus taxes. Friday October 2 is judging and early bird dinner. Showroom hours: Sat 10AM-5PM, Sun 10AM-1PM Theme: A Button Harvest.  Contact: Ralph and Sheri DeCew bbdeq@comcast.net, 586-979-8534 or www.michiganbuttonsociety.org.


    • 24 Oct 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Plainville, CT 06062

    The Connecticut State Button Society will hold its annual fall show and meeting at the Grace Lutheran Church, 222 Farmington Ave. (RT 10) Plainville. CT 06062. The program is TBA. Showroom hours are 9 am to 3 pm. Contact Laurel Durso, 860-283-0525, ldbuttons@yahoo.com. Dealers contact: Rachel Mercurio, 203-375-6421, Imericurio@snet.net . For more information or weather cancellations : www.connecticutstatebuttonsociety.org


    • 11 Nov 2020
    • 14 Nov 2020
    • Coeur d'Alene

    Nov 11-14, 2020

    WRBA

    The Western Regional Button Association invites you to join us at the world-class Coeur d’Alene Resort, 115 S. 2ndStreet, Coeur d’Alene ID 83814. www.cdaresort.com   Reservations 800-688-5253, code HBC20 for rooms $119-159 depending on view and amenities. Five star restaurant, wine cellar, “button” spa packages, and pet friendly, too!  Activities from 4:30pm Wednesday through Saturday afternoon. Showroom open Friday 10am—6pm and Saturday 10am—3pm. Contact Joy Journeay: JoyJourneay@gmail.com 907-223-1040 www.WRBA.us

     


    • 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.

     
    • 30 Apr 2021
    • 02 May 2021
    • Binghamton, NY 13901

    The New York State Button Society will hold its Annual Show at the DoubleTree by Hilton, 225 Water Street, Binghamton NY 13901. Reservations: 607-722-7575.  Mention NYSBS for $110.00 room rate before March 30. Showroom hours: Fri 9AM-5PM, Sat 9AM-5PM, Sun 10AM-Noon. Contact Shirley Clark, shirleyc@twcny.com, 607-749-4510 or Deborah Hendrickson deborahhend1@gmail.com, 315-506-9751. NYSBS website: http://nystatebuttonsociety.org.


    • 07 Oct 2021
    • (CDT)
    • 09 Oct 2021
    • (CDT)
    • Normal, IL 61761

    October 7th - 9th, 2021 Illinois

    The Midwest Regional Button Association (MRBA) will hold

    it’s Midwest Show at the: 

    Radisson Hotel & Conference 
    Bloomington-Normal, IL
    8 Traders Circle
    Normal, IL 61761

    Reservations: 309-862-0101 Mention MRBA for special rate $96.00

    Theme: Rivers and Roads
    Showroom hours: Thursday 7 pm to 9 pm,
    Friday Noon to 5 pm, Saturday 9:30 am to 1 pm

    Contact RussaMilburn at rl.milburn@mchsi.com or (309) 830-5611 or https://mrba.website


    • 29 Apr 2022
    • 01 May 2022
    • Binghamton, NY 13901

    The New York State Button Society will hold its Annual Show at the DoubleTree by Hilton, 225 Water Street, Binghamton NY 13901. Reservations: 607-722-7575.  Mention NYSBS for $110.00 room rate before March 29. Showroom hours: Fri 9AM-5PM, Sat 9AM-5PM, Sun 10AM-Noon. Contact Shirley Clark, shirleyc@twcny.com, 607-749-4510 NYSBS website: http://nystatebuttonsociety.org.


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