Event Calendar

Events & Shows
     

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

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

These state shows have been cancelled or postponed due to the coronavirus issue:

Connecticut, Santa Clara Regional, Ohio, Maine, Oregon, Kansas, Massachusetts, Colorado, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New Hampshire, Missouri, New York, NERBA, Minnesota, Michigan, California, BUTTON EXPO 3, Idaho, Iowa, Wisconsin, Fiblue and Dutch Button Society, WRBA. 

These shows are postponed:

The 2020 National Convention has been canceled. It will be in Springfield, IL in 2025!

Illinois postponed show has been canceled. 

The North Carolina show has been postponed to September 12.

(This list will be updated when the state notify's the NBS Calendar of Events Coordinator of a cancellation or change.)

For those of you who have made hotel reservations, call each hotel to cancel your own reservation. You can find the hotel information in each state's notice below. If you do not see your event information to cancel hotel reservations contact your state's website.


Upcoming events

    • 11 Jul 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM (EDT)
    • Shirley, MA 01964

    This state show has been cancelled.

    The Massachusetts State Button Society will hold its Summer Show at St. Anthony's Parish Hall, Phoenix St., Shirley, MA 01964(Exit 37 of Rt. 2). Showroom hours: 9AM - 3PM. Potluck Picnic - bring a dish to share. Contact: Nancie Glazer, nancieglazer@comcast.net, 856-630-5290.

    • 25 Jul 2020
    • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM (EDT)
    • Rumney, NH 03266

    This state show has been cancelled.

    July 25

    The New Hampshire State Button Society will hold its summer meeting at

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

    Showroom Hours: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM. Program: Annual Auction

    Hosted by the Belknap Button Club

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


    • 01 Aug 2020
    • (EDT)
    • 08 Aug 2020
    • (EDT)
    • Springfield, IL 62703

    This 2020 National Convention has been cancelled.

    The hotel has canceled all reservation in the NBS block of rooms.

    Do not call the hotel UNLESS you made a hotel reservation, OUTSIDE OF THE BLOCK, if so, call the hotel to cancel your reservation. 

    • 12 Sep 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (EDT)
    • Titusville, NJ 08560

    SEP 12         NEW JERSEY The New Jersey State Button Society Spring Show will be held at the   Union Fire Company, 1396 River Road (Route 29), Titusville NJ 08560 Admission $5, kids free. 9AM to 4PM Theme: Treasures from the Sea. Contact Barbara Figge Fox,  609-759-4804 or buttonsinnewjersey@gmail.com,https://newjerseystatebuttonsociety.


    • 12 Sep 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM (EDT)
    • Three Rivers, MA 01080

    SEP 12 MASSACHUSETTS The Massachusetts State Button Society will hold its Fall Show at the Amvets Post 74, 2150 Main St., Three Rivers MA 01080(Exit 8 from the Mass Turnpike). Showroom hours: 9AM - 3PM. Contact: Nancie Glazer, nancieglazer@comcast.net, 856-630-5290

    • 12 Sep 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (EDT)
    • Waynesville, NC 28786, fall show

    SEP 12         NORTH CAROLINA The Western North Carolina Button Club is holding the Second Annual Appalachian Button Jamboree/Show at The Waynesville Inn, 176 Country Club Drive, Waynesville NC 28786. Reservations: 800-627-6250.  Showroom hours: 9AM - 5PM. Contact Julie McMahon 616-634-8823, jmcmahon8@hotmail.com.


    • 19 Sep 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM (PDT)
    • Shoreline, WA 98133 (North Seattle)

    THIS SHOW HAS BEEN CANCELLED 

    SEP 17-19  WASHINGTON  The Washington State Button Society will hold its Annual Show at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 1315 North 160th St,  Shoreline, WA (north Seattle).   Theme:  The Four Seasons.  Public Showroom hours:  Sat 10AM – 3PM.   Details will be available at our website:  www.washingtonstatebuttonsociety.org

     


    • 26 Sep 2020
    • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM (EDT)
    • Keene, NH 03458

    This state show has been cancelled.

    September 26

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

    Universal Unitarian Church, 69 Washington St. Keene, NH 03458.

    Showroom Hours:10:00 AM-3:00 PM

    Hosted by the Amoskeag Button Club

    Contact: Thelma Nichols (603)-588-6766 or tnichols@mcttelecom.com


    • 02 Oct 2020
    • (EDT)
    • 04 Oct 2020
    • (EDT)
    • 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.


    • 11 Oct 2020
    • 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM (UTC+02:00)
    • Paris, France

    Fibule (French Button Club), exact location to be decided.

    For further information, please consult the Fibule website (https://fibule.123.fr/and then click on the “agenda” button) or contact Matthew Brown at mjabrown@wannadoo.fr


    • 24 Oct 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM (EDT)
    • 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


    • 31 Oct 2020
    • (UTC+01:00)
    • 01 Nov 2020
    • (UTC+01:00)
    • Poitiers 86000

    Date: Saturday October 31 and Sunday November 1

    Place: Poitiers

    Address: Parc des Expositions

                    86000 Poitiers

    Open to the public from 9:00 to 6:00 on Saturday and 10:00 to 5:00 on Sunday.  Admission will be charged, as this is part of a larger collectors’ fair.

    For further information, please consult the Fibule website (https://fibule.123.fr/ and then click on the “agenda” button) or contact Matthew Brown at mjabrown@wannadoo.fr


    • 11 Nov 2020
    • (EST)
    • 14 Nov 2020
    • (EST)
    • Coeur d'Alene

    This state show has been cancelled.

    For those of you who have made a hotel reservation, call the hotel to cancel your reservation.

    Nov 11-14, 2020

    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

     


    • 14 Nov 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM (EST)
    • Three Rivers, MA 01080

    NOV 14   MASSACHUSETTS The Massachusetts State Button Society will hold its Show at the Amvets Post 74, 2150 Main St., Three Rivers MA 01080(Exit 8 from the Mass Turnpike). Showroom hours: 9AM - 3 PM. Contact Nancie Glazer, nancieglazer@comcast.net. 856-630-5290.

    • 06 Dec 2020
    • 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM (UTC+01:00)
    • Tours, France

    Date: Sunday, December 6, 2020

    Place:  Tours

    Address: Salle Champ Girault

                    8, rue Jean-Baptiste Jacquemin

                    37000 Tours

    For further information, please consult the Fibule website (https://fibule.123.fr/and then click on the “agenda” button) or contact Matthew Brown at mjabrown@wannadoo.fr



    • 09 Apr 2021
    • (EDT)
    • 11 Apr 2021
    • (EDT)
    • Columbus, OH 43229

    April 9-11      OHIO The Buckeye State Button Society will hold its Annual Spring Show at the Crowne Plaza Columbus North-Worthington Ohio Hotel, 6500 Doubletree Ave. Columbus OH 43229. Reservations 614-885-1885, Choose option 2 and give code BSB

     for room rate of $129 (after May 1, 2020 but before Mar 15 2021). Fri:  judging only. Showroom hours: Sat 9AM-5PM, Sun 9:30AM-2PM.  Contact Jane Delaney, janebuttonup@aol.com or Marilyn Regrut, pregrut@aol.com or www.ohiobuttons.org.


    • 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
    • (EDT)
    • 02 May 2021
    • (EDT)
    • 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.


    • 30 Apr 2021
    • (EDT)
    • 01 May 2021
    • (EDT)
    • Jackson, MI 49201

    April 30/May 1, 2021 MICHIGAN The Michigan Button

    Society will hold its Spring Show at the Commonwealth

    Commerce Center 209 E. Washington Ave. Jackson, MI

    49201. *Please note the Hotel is separate. Reservations:

    517-789-5151 at the Hampton Inn, 2225 Shirley Dr., Jackson

    MI 49202, reserve by March 31st for the MBS special room

    rate of $99 plus taxes. Showroom Hours: Fri 8:00 PM to 9:30

    PM, Sat 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM. Theme: A Victorian Tea Party

    Contact: Carol Danhauser 269-370-9358,

    ceesuedan@yahoo.com or go to michiganbuttonsociety.org.


    • 08 May 2021
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (EDT)
    • Titusville, NJ 08560

    NEW JERSEY The New Jersey State Button Society Spring Show will be held at the Union Fire Company, 1396 River Road (Route 29), Titusville NJ 08560 Admission $5, kids free. 9AM TO 4PM   Contact Barbara Figge Fox, 609-759-4804 or buttonsinnewjersey@gmail.com, https://newjerseystatebuttonsociety.


    • 10 Jun 2021
    • (CDT)
    • 12 Jun 2021
    • (CDT)
    • Marshalltown, IA 50158

    JUNE  10-12 IOWA

    The Iowa State Button Society will hold its Annual Show at the Best Western Regency Inn, 3303 S. Center St., Marshalltown, IA 50158. Reservations: 641-752-6321. Mention Iowa Button Society for reduced room rate, deadline May 30th. Hot breakfast, free Wi-Fi, free self-parking, indoor pool. Thursday: Showroom open 6:30-8:30 pm. Friday: Competition 7:30 am - Noon, showroom open 1:00 - 5:00 pm, program and reception 7:00 p.m. Saturday: Showroom open 9:00 am - 2:00 pm, tray check-out at 2:00 pm. Contact Karen Leibold, iowabuttonsociety@gmail.com  515-205-8875.


    • 17 Jun 2021
    • (CDT)
    • 19 Jun 2021
    • (CDT)
    • Middleton, WI 53562

    Wisconsin State Button Society Annual Show

    June 17-19, 2021

    Madison Marriott West

    1313 John Q Hammons Drive

    Middleton, WI 53562

    For reservations call 608-831-2000

    Hotel rate   - $129.00 + tax

    Deadline for this rate: 5:00 PM, Thursday, May 17, 2921

    Showroom Hours:

    Thursday, June 17 – 6 to 9 PM

    Friday, June 18 – 11 AM to 5 PM

    Saturday, June 19 – 9:30 AM to 2 PM

    For more information contact:

    dawnjohn0307@gmail.com

    www.wsbs.org

    608-445-1345


    • 19 Jun 2021
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (EDT)
    • Auburn, IN 46706

    JUN 19, 2021 BUTTON EXPO3 The Third Button Expo will

    be held at the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile

    Museum,1600 S. Wayne St, Auburn IN 46706. *Please note

    the Hotel is separate. Reservations: 260-920-7600 at the

    Comfort Suites Auburn, 1137 W. 15th St., Auburn IN 46706,

    reserve by May 31st for the Button Expo special room rate of

    $99 plus taxes. An exhibition of buttons for education and for

    sale, expanding the button experience. Hours: 9AM–4PM.

    Contact: Donna Weinberg, 269-806-7951,

    mibuttonsocietypublicity@gmail.com.


    • 25 Jul 2021
    • (EDT)
    • 31 Jul 2021
    • (EDT)
    • Manchester, NH 03101

    the DoubleTree by Hilton-Manchester

    (downtown) Manchester, NH

    July 25-July 31, 2021
    • 01 Oct 2021
    • (EDT)
    • 03 Oct 2021
    • (EDT)
    • Grand Rapids, MI 49546

    October 1-3, 2021 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 10th for the MBS special

    room rate of $106.00 plus taxes. Friday October 1 is judging

    and early bird dinner. Showroom hours: Sat 10AM-5PM, Sun

    10AM-1PM Theme: Glass by the Bay (Button Bunch).

    Contact: Ralph and Sheri DeCew, bbdeq@comcast.net,

    586-979-8534 or michiganbuttonsociety.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


    • 28 Oct 2021
    • (MDT)
    • 30 Oct 2021
    • (MDT)
    • Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814

    The Western Regional Button Association will hold its Biennial Show at the 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. Showroom hours: Fri 10AM—6PM, Sat 10AM—3PM. Contact Joy Journeay, JoyJourneay@gmail.com, 907-223-1040 or www.WRBA.us.

     
    • 29 Apr 2022
    • (EDT)
    • 01 May 2022
    • (EDT)
    • 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.


    • 09 Jun 2022
    • (CDT)
    • 11 Jun 2022
    • (CDT)
    • Marshalltown, IA 50158

    JUNE 9-11 IOWA

    The Iowa State Button Society will hold its Annual Show at the Best Western Regency Inn, 3303 S. Center St., Marshalltown, IA 50158. Reservations: 641-752-6321. Mention Iowa Button Society for reduced room rate, deadline May 30th. Hot breakfast, free Wi-Fi, free self-parking, indoor pool. Thursday: Showroom open 6:30-8:30 pm. Friday: Competition 7:30 am - Noon, showroom open 1:00 - 5:00 pm, program and reception 7:00 p.m. Saturday: Showroom open 9:00 am - 2:00 pm, tray check-out at 2:00 pm. Contact Karen Leibold, iowabuttonsociety@gmail.com  515-205-8875.


    • 07 Aug 2022
    • (CDT)
    • 13 Aug 2022
    • (CDT)
    • Middleton, WI 53562

    Marriott Madison West

    more details to follow

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