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

    • 27 Jan 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • San Diego, CA 92110

    JAN 27  CALIFORNIA   The Southern California Winter Regional Button Show will be held at the Tecolote Nature Center, 5180 Tecolote Rd., San Diego CA  92110.  Showroom hours: 9AM-3PM.  Contact: Susan Porter, 760-789-4133 or Carol Sobke, 619-465-5286 or www.cabutton.org

    • 27 Jan 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM (EST)
    • Plainville, CT 06062

    Jan 27  CONNECTICUT  The Connecticut State Button Society will hold its show at The Grace Lutheran Church, 222 Plainville CT 06062.  Program:  Show and Tell 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. Snow date Feb 3For more info or for weather cancellations:wwwconnecticutstatebuttonsociety.org.

    • 17 Feb 2018
    • 10:00 AM (MST)
    • 18 Feb 2018
    • (MST)
    • Avondale, AZ 85323

    ARIZONA STATE BUTTON SOCIETY

    ANNUAL SHOW..

    Saturday and Sunday February 17 and 18, 2018 

    (Judging day Friday February 16, 2018)

    Hilton Garden Inn,

    11460 W. Hilton Way,

    Avondale, AZ 85323

    623-882-3351

     ASBS room rate: guest room $137, suite $147 (it's high season in AZ!) (Block available till January 26, 2018)

    Showroom hours: Saturday 17, 10 - 5  Sunday 18, 10 - 3

    Mini-workshops available, two each day

     Theme:  Treasures of Japan

     Contacts:  

    Val Perry 928-778-7299 perryva@gmail.com

    Roberta Schuler 520-296-8196 bklassic@comcast.net

    • 23 Feb 2018
    • (CST)
    • 24 Feb 2018
    • (CST)
    • Dells/Lake Delton, WI 53965

    Wisconsin State Button Society Annual Button Rendezvous:

    February 23 & 24, 2018

    Wintergreen Resort & Conference Center, 60 N. Gasser Rd., WI Dells/Lake Delton 53965, phone 1-800-648-4765 x 3

     OPEN TO THE PUBLIC: Thursday evening, all day Friday and Saturday morning (selling out of hotel rooms with no specific hours). 

    7:00 PM Friday Program (No selling out of rooms during program.)

     For more information contact Lisa Schulz buttonldy@aol.com or 608-271-4566


    • 08 Mar 2018
    • 4:00 PM
    • 10 Mar 2018
    • Indianapolis, IN 46241

    Indiana State Button Society Convention

    March  8th, 9th and 10th 2018

    Clarion Hotel --Convention site only

    2500 S. High School Rd

    Indianapolis, IN 46241

    Showroom hours- Thur 4:00-5:00PM, Fri 1:00-5:00PM, Sat 9:00AM-3:00PM

    Saturday 8:00AM seminar with William Hentges 

    Theme - Life is sweeter with buttons

    Contact: Ellie Burton eburton57120@msn.com. 574-354-1748


    • 17 Mar 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM (EDT)
    • Plainville, CT 06062

    Mar 17  CONNECTICUT  The Connecticut State Button Society will hold its show at The Grace Lutheran Church, 222 Plainville CT 06062.  Program:  Auction  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. For more info or for weather cancellations:wwwconnecticutstatebuttonsociety.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.



    • 24 Mar 2018
    • 10:00 AM (CDT)
    • 25 Mar 2018
    • (CDT)
    • Waco, TX

    The Texas State Button Society will hold its Spring Show at the Hilton Waco, 113 S University Parks Drive, Waco Texas 76701.   Reservations: 254-754-8484, deadline February 26 for TSBS for special $129 room rate.  Showroom hours: Sat 10AM-5PM, Sun 10AM-1PM.  Theme:  Button Reflections. Contact:  Debbie Allnutt, 214-755-3764, Buttondebtx@hotmail.com.

    • 07 Apr 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM (EDT)
    • Biddeford, ME 04005

    APR 7      MAINE The Maine State Button Society will hold its Annual Show at the St. Louis Alumni Association Hall, 637 Elm Street( Route 1 and Elm Street are the same), Biddeford, ME 04005. Theme:  Back to Childhood.  Showroom hours: 9AM – 2PM. Contact Mary Markley, 207-727-3078. teamrealty@sacoriver.net or Ruth Leipold for table rent, 207-324-6618, david.leipold@myfairpoint.net.

    • 07 Apr 2018
    • 11:00 AM (MDT)
    • 08 Apr 2018
    • (MDT)
    • Denver, CO 80207

    APR 6-8         COLORADO The Colorado State Button Society, Celebrating its 50th Year, will hold its Annual Show at the Doubletree by Hilton
    3203 Quebec Street, Denver CO 80207.  Hotel Reservations: 
    303.321.3333, Group Code CSB, $105 Showroom hours:  Sat 11AM – 5PM, Sun 11AM-4PM. Contact: Jennifer Hulac 303.331.0131, hulaccourtreport@gmail.com or coloradobuttons.com

    • 14 Apr 2018
    • 9:00 AM (EDT)
    • Akron, OH 44333

    April 14-15. The Buckeye State Button Society will hold its spring show at the DoubleTree Akron, 3150 W. Market St. Akron, Ohio 44333. 330-869-9000, or www.doubletreeakron.com/Buckeye State.  Mention BSBS for the $119 group rate, deadline 3-22-18.  Theme:  "2018 -It's a Good Year for Buttons." Featured Saturday evening speaker is William Hentges. Show room hours: Saturday 9am-5pm. Sunday 9:30-2pm. Competition will be Friday April 13th. Contact Helen Richwine,  hlrichwine @neo.rr.com or www.ohiobuttons.org.

    • 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.



    • 03 May 2018
    • 05 May 2018
    • Keizer, OR 92703

    May 2-5  Oregon The Oregon 2018 Show and Sale will be held at Quality Suites and Conference Center, 5188 Wittenburg Lane, Keizer, OR 97303. Mention OSBS Show for $89 rate, deadline is April 1st..Theme: Tiptoe through the Tulips. OSBS Members only Thur. 7:30 PM-9:30 PM. Showroom hours Fri 10 AM-5 PM Sat. 10 AM-4 PM.
    More info: https://oregonbuttonsociety.org/  or Jan Stutts 541-471-7171. Dealers: Gil Biggie dbgb@charter.net




    • 05 May 2018
    • 9:00 AM
    • 06 May 2018
    • Altoona, PA 16601

    May 5-6 PENNSYLVANIA  The Pennsylvania State Button Society will hold its Spring Show at the Altoona Grand Hotel Conference Center, 1 Sheraton Drive, Altoona, PA 16601.  RESERVATIONS:  814-946-1631, by April 5 for PSBS $99 room rate. Theme:  All aboard the Button Train.  Showroom hours:  Sat 9AM-5PM, Sun 10AM-2PM.  Contact:  Chris Daniels, 610-316-3685, patti334@aol.comwww.pabuttonsociety.org.




    • 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.

    • 11 May 2018
    • 1:00 PM
    • 12 May 2018
    • Bloomington, MN 55439

    MAY 10-12 MINNESOTA The Minnesota State Button Society will hold a Live Auction and Annual Show at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Bloomington, 7800 Normandale Blvd, Bloomington MN 55439. Reservations: 952-835-2996 or 1-800-222-8733. Mention Minnesota State Button Society for special rate. Theme: Over the Moon about Buttons. Auction: Thur 1-5PM; Showroom: Fri 1-5PM and Sat 10AM-2PM. Contact: Linda Bren, linbeenana@gmail.com, 952-250-2145, or www.mnbuttonsociety.com.

    • 12 May 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (EDT)
    • Titusville, NJ 08560

    MAY 12          NEW JERSEY The New Jersey State button Society will hold its Spring Show at the Union Fire Company & Rescue Squad Building, 1396 River Road (Rte 29), Titusville, NJ 08560.  Showroom hours: 9AM-4PM.  Contact Cynthia Bartlettt, 732-356-4132, buttonsinnewjersey@gmail.com or        newjerseystatebuttonsociety.org.

    • 17 May 2018
    • 10:00 AM
    • 20 May 2019
    • Visalia, CA 93277

    MAY 17-20 CALIFORNIA  The California State Button Society will hold its Annual Show at the Wyndham Visalia Hotel, 9000 W Airport Dr, Visalia CA  93277.  Reservations:  559-651-5000. Mention CSBS for the $99 room rate.  Theme:  'Farming for Buttons'.  Showroom hours:  Sat 10AM-5PM, Sun 10AM-3PM.  Contact Susan Porter, 760-789-4133, snoozin8@cox.net OR Marion Nebiker, mnebiker@att.net OR  or www.cabutton.org.

    • 08 Jun 2018
    • 9:30 AM (EDT)
    • 10 Jun 2018
    • (EDT)
    • Danbury, CT 06810

    JUN 8-10      NERBA Note: new date & location!  The Northeast Regional Button Association will hold its Annual Show at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 18 Old Ridgebury Road, Danbury  CT 06810.  Reservations: 866- 907-2314.  Mention NERBA for $99 room rate. Theme:  Hats Off to Buttons! Showroom hours:  Fri 9:30AM to 5:00PM, Sat 9:30 AM to 5PM, Sunday 10AM – Noon.  Contact Kathy Arbogast, ktarb@nycap.rr.com, 518-393-3156 or www.nerba.org.

    • 09 Jun 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM (MDT)
    • Twin Falls, ID 83301

    The Pioneer Button Club will host the Idaho state convention June 7th.- 8th,- 9th. 2018 at The First Church of The Nazarene - 1231 Washington Street North Twin Falls Idaho.

    Showroom hours are Saturday 10 AM - 3 PM.  The Theme is "Buttons In Bloom." 

    Reservations have been made at The Red Lion Canyon View Hotel at 1357 Blue Lakes Boulevard North Twin Falls Idaho.  Hotel phone number is 208-734-5000.  Please mention ISBS Button Convention when making reservations. Two queen beds per room with continental breakfast for $75.00 per night including all taxes and fees.   For more information, please Contact Alpha Mahler show chairman, at home telephone (208) 436-6266, cell telephone (208) 431-8275, or e-mail me at e4d@pmt.org.  Every one is welcome to join

    in this social, fun filled, educational, button selling and buying experience.

     


    • 23 Jun 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Middlebury, IN 46540

    June 23, 2018 BUTTON EXPO The Jacksonian Button Club of MI will hold a Button Expo at the Essenhaus Inn and Conference Center, 240 US-20, Middlebury, IN 46540. FREE ADMISSION. Showroom hours: Sat 9:00AM–5:00PM. Explore the fascination with antique, vintage and modern clothing buttons. Fun, family friendly activities, educational opportunities + related button collecting, art, history, fashion, fiber arts. Contact:  Donna Weinberg, MBSPublicity@yahoo.com or 1-269-806-7951

    • 28 Jun 2018
    • 6:00 PM (CDT)
    • 30 Jun 2018
    • (CDT)
    • Middleton, WI 53562

    Wisconsin State Button Society, 2018 Annual State Show, theme is “Celebrating the Wonders of Wisconsin”, date:  June 28, 29, 30, 2018, location:  Madison Marriott West, 1313 John Q Hammons Dr., Middleton, WI 53562, Phone 608-831-2000 to make your reservation.  Showroom hours:  Thurs. 6-9 PM, Fri. 11AM -5PM, Sat. 9:30AM – 2 PM,Friday evening program: “The Circus in Wisconsin”.  For more information contact: Lisa Schulz buttonldy@aol.com or 608-271-4566 or Sue Kilgore zanzibar@charter.netor 608-884-0294. Or go to the WSBS website.


    • 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

    MidwestRegionalButtonAssoc@Mediacombb.net  

    or (309) 830-5611

    Website: mrba.website


    • 01 Mar 2019
    • (CST)
    • 02 Mar 2019
    • (CST)
    • Dells/Lake Delton, WI 53965

    Wisconsin State Button Society Annual Button Rendezvous:

                March 1-2, 2019

    Wintergreen Resort & Conference Center, 60 N. Gasser Rd, WI Dells/Lake Delton 53965, phone 1-800-648-4765 x 3

     

    OPEN TO THE PUBLIC: Thursday evening, all day Friday and Saturday morning (selling out of hotel rooms with no specific hours). 

    7:00 PM Friday Program (No selling out of rooms during program.)

     

    For more information contact Lisa Schulz buttonldy@aol.com or 608-271-4566

     


    • 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.

    • 03 May 2019
    • (CDT)
    • 04 May 2019
    • (CDT)
    • Novi, MI 48377

    MAY 3-4, 2019 MICHIGAN The Michigan Button Society will hold its Spring Show at the Hilton Garden Inn-Novi, 27355 Cabaret Drive
 Novi, MI 48377 Reservations: (248) 348-3840, reserve by April 3rd for the MBS special room rate of $102 for single, $112 for double. Friday night button presentation to be followed by room to room shopping. Showroom hours: Sat 9:00AM–3:00PM. Theme: TBA Contact: Ralph and Sheri DeCew bbdeq@comcast.net586-979-8534 or www.michiganbuttonsociety.org.

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

    October 4-6, 2019 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 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: TBA. Contact: Ralph and Sheri DeCew, bbdeq@comcast.net586-979-8534 or www.michiganbuttonsociety.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 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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