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• 2017 •
March - Wednesdays • Yuma, AZ
Tour The Loop. When visiting Yuma, Arizona, tour studios with a variety of original art, crafts, collectibles, Fussys Frills, birdhouses, yard art and Susan’s Miniatures.
Travel the loop and find your very own treasures. Take 14E, turn left on Fortuna Palms Loop. We are open in March on Wednesdays from 10:00 to 2:00. We are snowbirds who spend the winter in Yuma. If you come on another day, call Susan Shinn, 406-546-6319. I will be happy to open up and share my studio full of handcrafted miniatures.
March 3 & 4 • Pittsburgh, PA
3 Blind Mice Dollhouse & Miniatures Show. Comfort Inn & Conference Center, 699 Rodi Road. First 100 people get a Free gift each day wheelchairs and strollers welcome
March 3 & 4 • Atlanta, GA
Atlanta Miniatures Show - New Location, DoubleTree by Hilton Atlanta Northlake, 4156 LaVista Rd., Tucker. Saturday, March 4, 10am-4pm. Adults $8, Children under 12 $4 (No Strollers) Exclusive Preview Show & Sale. Friday, 7pm-9:30pm. Preview Admission $15. - Includes Hors d’oeuvres Party from 6:30-7, Early Buying Privileges and 2 Day Admission Tickets available at door. Info: Tom Bishop, 10528 Oak Meadow Lane, Lake Worth, FL 33449 (561) 434-6622 Fax: (561) 434-6159 E-mail: BishopShow@aol.com Web: www.BishopShow.com
March 4 • Sarasota, FL
Mini Spring Cleaning Flea Market. 10am - 3pm. Knights of Columbus Hall, 4880 Fruitville Rd., Sarasota, Florida
Admission Fee: $5. Info: : Jill Castoral or Pat Holstrom
941-355-3525 or 941-377-4804. 6320 Uplands Blvd., Sarasota, Fl. 34243. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Website: jillcastoral.com
March 4 & 5 • Seattle, WA
Seattle Miniature Show. 50+ dealers, 1:12 scale or smaller, suitable for dollhouses, vignettes and room boxes. 50 exhibits on display to vote on; children’s classes; ATM on site; restaurant; almost free parking Hours: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Sat; closes at 4:00 pm Sunday. DoubleTree Suites by Hilton-Southcenter, 16500 Southcenter Parkway, Tukwila, WA. $7.00; children under 12 free. Info: Pat Bennett, 503-362-6012, PO Box 846, Salem, OR 97308. Email: PatBennett@SeattleMiniatureShow.com. Website: www.SeattleMiniatureShow.com
March 11 • Boca Raton, FL
Les Petits Collecteurs of South Florida will hold their Dollhouse Miniatures Show and Sale on Saturday, March 11, 2017 from 9:00 A.M. to 3:30 P.M. at the Boca Raton Community Center, 150 N.W. Crawford Street. Adults - $5.00 and Under 12 - $2.00. Many fine dealers, large exhibit room featuring the theme It Takes a Village, free Make It and Take It Demos, raffles, and lunch facilities. Pre-registered workshops Friday, March 10, 2017. We support Kids in Distress, AVDA, and NAME. Website: http.//sites.google.com/site/lespetitsclub.
March 25-26, 2017 – New Castle, DE
40th Annual First State Mini Club Show and Sale. New this year: two workshops offered on Saturday the 25th. Show and Sale 10 AM- 4 PM on Sunday March 26th. Clarion Hotel “The Belle”, 1612 N. DuPont Hwy, New Castle, D 19720. Adults $5, Children under 12 $2.50, Seniors $4.50. www.firststateminiclub.org email email@example.com
March 26 • Sacramento, CA
Join us for Public Day for the Sacramento, California Houseparty ABCs of Miniatures. The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Sacramento, 2001 Point West Way, Sacramento
The Sales room and Exhibit Room are open to the public on Sunday, March 26th from 11:30AM - 3:30PM. Admission is free but there is a charge for parking - $4.00/day.
The Hospitality Room will be open and we will have free make n take kits available. A Silent Auction will be available on public day.
April 8 & 9 • West Chester, OH
20th Annual Miniature Society Of Cincinnati Show and Exhibits. Theme: “Pajama Party”. Sat. 11am-5pm, Sun. noon-4pm. Entertrainment Junction, 7379 Squire Court. 1 Day - Adult $5, Children (4-12) $3, 2 Day - Bring Back Admission Stub on Sunday - Adult $3 Children (4-12) Free. Door Prizes. Artisan Miniatures. Just for Kids Sales Table ( all items under $6). Exhibits. Info: Jean Ellsworth, Club President/Show Chairman, firstname.lastname@example.org, 513-891-4021. Website : http://www.cincy-miniatures.org Facebook: Miniature Society of Cincinnati
April 20, 21 & 22 • Schaumburg, IL
Chicago Spring Show. 3 Blind MIce Dollhouse and Miniatures, Wyndham Garden Hotel, 1725 E. Algonquin Rd., Schaumburg, IL $79. room rate includes a hot buffet breakfast, 847-397-1500. First 100 people each day get a free gift strollers and wheelchairs are welcome. Free shuttle all 3 days to all 3 shows during our show hours. Info: Linda Frye 407-397-0852 email@example.com www.3blindmiceshow.com
April 21, 22 & 23 • Chicago, IL
Chicago International. Marriott Chicago O’Hare, 8535 W Higgins Rd., Chicago, IL. Sat., April 22, 10 am-5 pm. Sunday, April 23, 11am-4pm. Daily: Adults $8, Children under 12 $4 (No Strollers). Preview Show & Sale. Fri., April 21, 10am-5pm & Sat., April 22, 9am-10am. Pre-registered Preview Admission $25, mail only. Preregistered Workshops Mon., April 17-Thurs., April 20. Info: Tom Bishop, 10528 Oak Meadow Lane, Lake Worth, FL 33449 (561) 434-6622. Fax: (561) 434-6159 E-mail: BishopShow@aol.com Web: www.BishopShow.com
April 29 • Peachland BC Canada
Miniature Enthusiasts of Central Okanagan (MECO) presents their 23nd annual miniature show and sale. Peachland Community Centre 4450 6th Ave.(just off Beach Ave.) Peachland BC. Time - 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wheel chair access and plenty of free parking. Admission $3.00. Children under 8 yrs. free. For further information please call Barb @ (250) 767-2842.
April 29 • Carmel, IN
Museum of Miniature Houses Attic Sale. 9am - 3pm. Carmel Lion’s Club, 110 E. Main St. Sale will include a large selection of miniature furniture, accessories, dolls, dollhouses, kits, vintage magazines and lots of craft materials. More items on sale at the museum next door, 141 E. Main St. Sale benefits the Museum, a Not-for-Profit Organization. Info: Jennifer Borman, 317-575-9466
April 29 & 30 • Boise, ID
37th Annual Mini Les Bois Miniature Show and Sale. At the Best Western Vista Inn at the Airport, 2645 airport Way, Boise. Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Sunday, 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Admission Adults $5.00, Children 5-12 $2.00. No strollers please. Info: Bobbie Hargett, c/o Mini Les Bois, PO Box 4482, Boise, ID 83711-4482. (208) 377-9154. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
April 30 • Lancaster, PA
27th Spring Lancaster/Reading Area Dollhouse Miniature Show & Sale. Sunday, April 30, 2017, 10AM - 3:30PM
Lancaster Farm & Home Center, 1383 Arcadia Road, Lancaster. Admission Fee: $5:50 Adults; $2.00 Child (12 & Under) Plenty of Free Parking, Hourly Door Prizes Info: Diana Fogel, Email: email@example.com Website: www.dollhouseminiatureshows.com
May 6 • Central Point, OR
Oregon State Day. Sponsored by Southern Oregon Miniaturist. The Quaint Shoppe. Quarter Inch scale. The Shoppe comes with a spiral staircase, display cabinet, street light, inside light, awnings, bay window, counter with shelves, landsçaping, and more. Includes a continental breakfast, lunch, snacks, door prizes, hostess gifts, TV sales and more. 8am-4:30pm. Fee: $80. Location The Meadows. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org or Bonnie 541-664-6119, email@example.com
May 12 & 13 • Ann Arbor, MI
May 19 & 20 • High Point, NC
Radisson Hotel, 1365 S. Main Street. First 100 people get a Free gift each day strollers and wheelchairs welcome
May 19 & 20 • Davenport, IA
Metro Mini Makers 33rd Annual Show & Sale “Miniatures from the Heart of the Country” at the River Center, 136 E. 3rd Street. Friday 4-8pm, Saturday 10am-4pm. $5 adults and children under 10 free. Large exhibit room. Sales room, all kinds of scale miniatures perfect for fairy gardens and miniature scenes. Saturday 11-2 free kid’s workshop. Adult workshops 9-3 Friday pre-registration (Jo @ 309/738-9564). Raffle prizes to benefit the women and children of Winnie’s Place Women’s Shelter. Info: Karen at 309/797-6489 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
May • Idaho
Idaho will be having a State Day, the end of May, 2017, theme TBD. Play with Itty Bittys Club has sponsored this biannual event featuring projects available in 1”, 1/2”, and 1/4” for years.
June 3-10 • Alaska Cruise
7 Day, 30th annual MINICRUISE sailing round trip from
Seattle June 3, 2017 aboard the Norwegian Jewel. Special workshop guests: Debbie Young and Laura Crain. Prices start at $1099 per person. Info: CruiseWorks@aol.com, (800) 876-6664, Website: cruise-works.com
June 9 & 10 • Kansas City, MO
Kansas City Dollhouse and Miniature Show. New Location. MRS Building, 2409 S M 291 Hwy, Lees Summit. Friday 4-8, Saturday 10-4. Info: miniatureshows.com email@example.com or contact Teresa Zwiener 314-277-2601
June 25 • Lakeland, FL
Lakeland 32nd Annual Dollhouse and Miniature Show. 10am-4pm. The Hilton Garden Inn, 3839 Don Emerson Drive. Adult $6.00 Children 6-12 $1.00. Info: Pat Gazie
July 8 • Wilmington, OH
2nd Annual Holiday Happenings Dollhouse and Miniature Show and Sale. Exhibits and vendors. Door prizes. First Christian Church, 120 Columbus Street, Wilmington, Ohio 45177. Saturday, July 8th, 2017 10AM till 4PM. Adults $3, children under 12 free. Info: Hickory Grove Studio Promotions, Dorothy Henry, firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 937-382-0506.
July 9 • Fogelsville, PA
40th Annual Dollhouse and Miniatures Show and Sale, sponsored by the Lehigh Valley Miniatures Club “Small on Scale”. The Holiday Inn, 7736 Adrienne Drive, Breinigsville, Exit 49A off I-78. 10AM–4PM $5. Adults (4.50 with coupon), $1. children under 12. Exhibits, free parking, food available. Free children’s class. Info: Jo Roseberry 570-620-0810 email@example.com or Mary Breidinger 610-762-8370 firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.lehighvalleyminiatures.com for show info and to print a discount coupon.
July 29 & 30 • Alexandria, VA
NAME 2017 National Convention, “Come to the Circus”, Hilton Alexandria Mark Center, 5000 Seminary Road, Alexandria, Virginia. The Sales Room and Exhibit Room will be open to the public during the afternoons of Saturday and Sunday, July 29 and 30. And you won’t want to miss the Circus Model Builder’s display in the Arbors Room.
August 11 & 12 • Dayton, OH
Three Blind Mice Show. 38th Year. NEW LOCATION THIS YEAR, The Hotel Dayton Soon to be a Radisson
2301 Wagner Ford Road, Dayton, Ohio, Exit 57 off I-75
Friday night 4 pm to 8 pm. Saturday 9 am to 4 pm. Info: Linda Frye Lindafryeminis@gmail.com. 407-397-0852
First 100 people get a free gift each day strollers and wheelchairs welcome. Website: 3blindmiceshow.com
August 25 & 26 • Rolling Meadows, IL
Chicago Miniatures Show. Holiday Inn Rolling Meadows/Schaumburg 3405 Algonquin Rd., Rolling Meadows. Sat., 10am-4pm. Daily: Adults $8., Children under 12 $4. (No Strollers). Preview Show & Sale. Fri., August 25, 7pm-9:30pm. Preview Admission $15, Includes Hors d’oeuvres Party from 6:30-7, Early Buying Privileges and 2 Day Admission. Tickets at door. Info: Tom Bishop, 10528 Oak Meadow Lane, Lake Worth, FL 33449 (561) 434-6622. Fax: (561) 434-6159 E-mail: BishopShow@aol.com Web: www.BishopShow.com
September 9 & 10
Greenwood Villlage, CO
Denver Museum of Miniatures, Dolls and Toys presents the 37th Annual Show & Sale. Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Denver Tech, 7801 E Orchard Road, Greenwood Village, CO. Pre-registered workshops Wed-Fri, Sept 6-8
September 15 & 16 • Indianapolis, IN
Three Blind Mice Show. NEW LOCATION THIS YEAR
Marriott East Hotel, 7202 E. 21st St. Friday 4 pm to 9 pm
Saturday 9 am to 4 pm. Info: Linda Frye at 407-397-0852
Lindafryeminis@gmail.com First 100 people get a free gift each day strollers and wheelchairs welcome. Website: 3blindmiceshow.com
September 16 • La Vista, NE
“Grandma’s Attic” 24th Annual Nebraska State Day. 8:30am to 4pm, Faith Presbyterian Church, 8100 Giles Road. Registration: $75. (includes morning coffee, lunch, project, tote bag, souvenir gift, and more). Limited to 35 registrants, deadline for registration is August 15, 2017 Make check payable to: Nebraska State Day. Mail to: Ada Vicars, 13412 Montclaire Drive, Omaha, NE 68144
September 17 • Hamburg, NY
37th Annual Show and Sale of Dollhouse Miniatures. Sponsored by Western New York Miniature Enthusiasts. The Grange Building on the Fairgrounds in Hamburg, NY, 5820 S. Park Ave., Hamburg NY (suburb of Buffalo NY) Sunday, 10am - 4pm. Adults $5.50, Children Under 12 $2.00. Strollers allowed. Door Prizes, Miniatures, Exhibits, Handcrafted items, Dollhouses and Accessories
Info; Denise Voelker at email@example.com 716-741-2994. Portion of proceeds to benefit Buffalo City Mission-Corner Stone Manor.
October 6 & 7 • Bridgeton, MO
St Louis dollhouse and Miniature Show. Fri 4-8 sat 9-4
Machinist Hall, 12365 St Charles Rock Road, Bridgeton. Fee: $5.00. Info: Teresa Zwiener, 314-277-2601. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Website: miniatureshows.com
October 14 • Cleveland, OH
Cleveland Miniaturia Society’s 46th Annual Dollhouse & Doll Show & Sale. Memories in Miniature & Dolls!
Sat. October 14, 2017, 10-4. Don Umerley Civic Center, 21016 Hilliard Blvd., Rocky River. Club proceeds benefit Cleveland Domestic Violence Center. Adults $5, Children $2, Age 5 & under Free. Info: Gloria Ebratt, CMSshow@yahoo.com (440) 522-1308. www.clevelandminiaturiasociety.org
October 14 & 15 • Tuscon, AZ
2017 Tucson Miniature Showcase. Sat. 10-5, Sun 11-4. Tucson Woman’s Club, 6245 E. Bellevue St., Tucson, AZ. Info: Southern Arizona Miniature Enthusiasts (S.A.M.E.)
520-400-5717, POB 41956, Tucson, AZ 85717. Email: email@example.com. Website: The Museum: minitimemachine.org/showcase. Showcase Chairman: Sara Risley, firstname.lastname@example.org, 520-760-8879. S.A.M.E. President: Marilyn A. Miller, email@example.com, 520-400-5717. Show is co-sponsored by the Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures in Tucson, AZ.
October 20 & 21 • Shipshewana, IN
Small World Dollhouse & Miniature Show Farmstead Inn, 370 S VanBuren St., Shipshewana, IN. Oct 20th 1pm - 6pm, Oct 21st 10am - 3pm. www.smallworldminishow.com
October 21 • Tampa/Largo, Florida
Three Blind Mice Show. Honeywell Minn Reg Building
6340 126th Ave. North, Largo, Florida. This year we will have estate sales, close out, overflow etc. New and used items for sale Bargains galore. Info: Linda Frye at
407-397-0852 Lindafryeminis@gmail.com First 100 people get a free gift strollers and wheelchairs welcome. Website: 3blindmiceshow.com
October 27 & 28 • Williamburg, VA
Williamsburg Miniatures Show. Clarion Hotel Historic District, 351 York Street. Saturday, Oct. 28, 10am -4pm. Adults $8., Children under 12 $4. (No Strollers) Exclusive Preview Show & Sale. Friday, Oct. 27, 7pm - 9:30pm. Preview Admission $15 - Includes Hors d’oeuvres Party 6:30-7, Early Buying Privileges and 2 Day Admission Tickets available at door - No children. Info: Tom Bishop, 10528 Oak Meadow Lane, Lake Worth, FL 33449 Phone: (561) 434-6622. Fax: (561) 434-6159 E-mail: BishopShow@aol.com Website: www.BishopShow.com
November 11 & 12 • Madrid, Spain
Madrid Dolls House Miniatures Fair. Novotel Madrid Center, O’Donnell, 53, 28009 Madrid, Spain. Collectors Hours: Saturday, November 11, 11 am - 1 pm. Tickets available at door only - 12 euros per person. Ticket includes re-admission on Sun. Public Hours: Sat., Nov.11, 1 pm - 8pm, Sun., Nov. 12, 11 am - 4 pm. Admission at door: Adults - 6 euros, Children under 12 - 3 euros. Tom Bishop, 10528 Oak Meadow Lane, Lake Worth, FL 33449 Phone: (561) 434-6622. Fax: (561) 434-6159 E-mail: BishopShow@aol.com Website: www.BishopShow.com
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