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

    • 07 Jun 2019
    • 09 Jun 2019
    • Danbury, CT 06810

    JUN 7-9        NERBA The Northeast Regional Button Association will celebrate its 35th Anniversary and host its Annual Show at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 18 Old Ridgebury Road, Danbury CT 06810.  Theme:  The Artful Button. Showroom hours:  Fri 9:30AM to 5:00PM, Sat 9:30 AM to 5PM, Sunday 10AM – Noon.  Come celebrate with us!


    • 07 Jun 2019
    • 10:00 AM (MDT)
    • 08 Jun 2019
    • (MDT)
    • Post Falls, ID 83854

    The Idaho State Button Society Show, hosted by the Historical Button Club of northern Idaho, will be held June 5-8, 2019 at Templin's Red Lion Hotel on The River, 414 E. 1st Ave, Post Falls, Idaho 83854. Theme: "Hats off to Mother Nature"; Featured Speaker: Joy Journeay - "Greek Mythology with Mother Nature".  Live Auction & Showroom hours: Thurs. Eve. ISBS members, Friday 9-4 & Sat 10-4. Contact Simone Kincaid for more details: sckincaid@gmail.com or 208.667.0072.



    • 13 Jun 2019
    • (CDT)
    • 15 Jun 2019
    • (CDT)
    • Marshalltown, IA 50158

    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. Note: there is no elevator to reach upper floor of the hotel. Thursday: Showroom open evening hours for Iowa members only. Friday: Morning competition, afternoon showroom hours, evening program and reception. Saturday: Showroom open 9:00am - 2:00pm, tray check-out at 2:00pm. Contact Karen Leibold, iowabuttonsociety@gmail.com  515-205-8875

     



    • 15 Jun 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (CDT)
    • Middlebury, IN 46540
    JUN 15 BUTTON EXPO2 The second Button Expo will be held at The Essenhaus Inn and Conference Center, 240 US-20 Middlebury IN 46540 from 9 am to 4 pm
    Reservations: 574-825-9447 
    An exhibition of buttons for education and sale expanding the button experience. Contact: Donna Weinberg at 269-806-7951
    mibuttonsocietypublicity@gmail.com


    • 27 Jun 2019
    • (CDT)
    • 29 Jun 2019
    • (CDT)
    • Middleton, WI 53713

    DATES:  June 27-29, 2019

    Note: New Location!  Sheraton, 709 John Nolen Drive, Madison WI 53713. Reservations 800-325-3535 before June 6, 2019. 

    Showroom hours:  Thurs. 6-9 PM, Fri. 11 AM -5 PM, Sat. 9:30AM – 2 PM

    Friday evening program.

    For more information contact: Lisa Schulz buttonldy@aol.com or 608-271-4566 or go to theWSBS website.  WSBS.org


    • 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)



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

    SEP 7           NEW JERSEYThe New Jersey State Button Society will hold its Fall Show at the Union Fire Company & Rescue Squad,  Building, 1396 River Road (Route 29) ,Titusville NJ 08560. Program: Celluloid: Pioneering Plastic. Visit NJSBS website for more details. Show hours: 9AM to 4PM.Contact: Cynthia Bartlett, 732-356-4132.



    • 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.


    • 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


    • 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.


    • 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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