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

    • 17 Jan 2019
    • 20 Jan 2019
    • Tampa, FL 33610

    The Florida State Button Society will hold its Annual Meeting and Show at the Sheraton Tampa Brandon, 10221 Princess Palm Ave, Tampa, FL  33610. Reservations: 813-623-6363. Reserve by Dec 27, 2018, for FSBS special $130 room rate. Showroom hours: Fri 10AM-5PM; Sat 1-5PM; Sun 10AM-2PM. Theme: Escape from the Zoo. Contact: Pam Davis, 727-742-5584, N4kii@verison.net or Nancy Fink,billfink1245@verizon.net. www.floridastatebuttonsociety.org.

    • 16 Feb 2019
    • 10:00 AM (MST)
    • 17 Feb 2019
    • (MST)
    • Avondale, AZ 85323
    ARIZONA STATE BUTTON SOCIETY

    ANNUAL SHOW


    Saturday and Sunday February 16 and 17, 2019 

    (Judging day Friday February 15, 2019)


    Hilton Garden Inn,

    11460 W. Hilton Way,

    Avondale, AZ 85323

    623-882-3351


    ASBS room rate: guest room $140, suite $150 (it's high season in AZ!)

    (Block available till January 25, 2019 or until block is consumed)


    Showroom hours: Saturday 16, 10 - 5  Sunday 17, 10 - 3

    Mini-workshops scheduled


    Theme:  Wild West Roundup


    Contacts:  

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

    Val Perry perryva@gmail.com


    • 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

     


    • 07 Mar 2019
    • (EST)
    • 09 Mar 2019
    • (EST)
    • Indianapolis, IN 46241

    MAR 7-9       INDIANA The Indiana State Button Society will hold its Annual Convention at the Clarion Hotel Indianapolis, 2500 High School Rd, Indianapolis IN 46241.  Reservations 317-244-3361, mention Button Show for $79 room rate until 2/7/2019. Theme: Buttons in Bloom. Showroom hours: Thu 4PM – 6PM, Fri 1PM – 5PM, Sat 9AM – 3PM. Contact Pat Cooper, cooperltc@myninestar.net, 317-431-9693.


    • 23 Mar 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Plainville, CT 06062

    March 23,  2019

    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


    • 23 Mar 2019
    • 9:00 AM (CDT)
    • 24 Mar 2019
    • (CDT)
    • Round Rock, TX 78664

    March 21–24   TEXAS  The Texas State Button Society will hold its Annual Spring Show  at Wingate by Wyndham, 1209 N. IH 35, Round Rock, TX 78664. Reservations: 512/341-7000. Reserve before March 7 for the TSBS special rate of $109, (including full hot breakfast & choice of king or queen double). Rate effective for nights of March 21 (Thurs.) - March 23 (Sat.). Showroom is open to the public on Sat. 9a.m. - 5p.m.; Sun.10a.m. - 2p.m. Hosted by Austin Button Club; theme: Buttons & Music. Contact Mary Todd  512-892-4265, witzel.todd@gmail.com; also see Texasstatebuttonsociety.com

    • 30 Mar 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Salina, KS 67401

    MAR 28-30   KANSAS The Kansas State Button Society will host its annual Spring Show at the Quality Inn & Suites, 2110 Crawford, Salina KS 67401. Reservations: 785-825-2111. Mention KSBS for $84 rate. Theme:Nuts About Buttons. Friday Auction 7PM. Showroom hours: Sat 10AM – 2PM. Contact: Genevieve Kemp, 785-499-6322, fleurdelis@centurylink.net.


    • 06 Apr 2019
    • (MDT)
    • 07 Apr 2019
    • (MDT)
    • Boulder, CO 80302

    April 6 and 7 Colorado

    The Colorado State Button Society will be holding its Annual Show at Millennium Harvest House, 1345 28th Street, Boulder, Colorado 80302-6899  Showroom hours:   Saturday, 10-5, Sunday, 11-4.  Reservations:  866.866.6086.  Room rate:  $99.  Contact:  Jennifer Hulac at 303.331.0131 or hulaccourtreport @gmail.com


    • 06 Apr 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    APR 6           MAINE The Maine State Button Society will hold its Annual Show at the St. Louis Alumni Association Hall, 637 Elm Street (near intersection of Elm & Perreault), Route 1, Biddeford, ME  04005.  Theme: Bitten by the Button Bug. Showroom hours:  9AM – 3PM.  Contact Mary Markley, 207-727-3078 or Ruth Leipold, 207-324-6618.

    • 06 Apr 2019
    • 9:00 AM
    • 07 Apr 2019
    • Akron, OH

    The 2019 Buckeye State Button Society Spring Show will be held April 5 (judging only) showroom open April 6th &7th. The Central Ohio Button Collectors will host the event at the AKRON/FAIRLAWN Doubletree Hotel, 3150 West Market Street, AKRON OHIO. Reservations made at the hotel offer a financial advantage to the Society, please consider calling 330-869-9000 for the group rate of $119 by March 14.  The showroom will by open Saturday 9AM-5PM and Sunday 9:30AM -2PM.  The theme is Les fabuleux boutons de France, a program Saturday at 7PM will feature button adventures in Briare.  Information is available at ohiobuttons.org or  from Jane Delaney 614-264-5532.

    • 12 Apr 2019
    • 14 Apr 2019
    • Binghamton, NY 13901

    April 12 - 14  NEW YORK  Note: new location! 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. Theme:  Children's Hour  Showroom hours: Fri 9AM-5PM, Sat 9AM-5PM, Sun 10AM-Noon.  Contact Shirley Clark, shirley@twcny.com, 607-749-4510 or Karen Kammer, KARcloset@yahoo.com, 518-899-6190. NYSBS website:  http://nystatebuttonsociety.org.


    • 18 Apr 2019
    • (CDT)
    • 20 Apr 2019
    • (CDT)
    • Bloomington, IL 61704

    APRIL 18-20  ILLINOIS. The Illinois State Button Society Annual Show will be held at the Holiday Inn and Suites Convention Center, 3202 Empire St, Bloomington IL 61704.  Reservations 309-662-4700, Mention ISBS for $89 room rate until March 31.   Showroom hours: Thurs. 6:30 PM-9:00 PM,  Fri. 1 PM-5:00 PM, Sat. 9:00 AM-2:00 PM.   Contact Russa Milburn,rl.milburn@mchsi.com, 309-830-5611.  www.illinoisstatebuttonsociety.org

    • 26 Apr 2019
    • 7:00 PM (CDT)
    • 28 Apr 2019
    • (CDT)
    • Osage Beach, MO 65065

    The Missouri 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.  Call Brenda LaManna 314-576-1857, email bynumlama@sbcglobal.net  or Sherry Jurevics 636-532-5830, email 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: Oh, My Funny Bone! Contact: Ralph and Sheri DeCew, bbdeq@comcast.net586-979-8534 or www.michiganbuttonsociety.org.

     


    • 04 May 2019
    • 10:00 AM (PDT)
    • 05 May 2019
    • (PDT)
    • Visalia, CA 9377

    May 2-5 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:  Around the World in 80 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 www.cabutton.org

    • 09 May 2019
    • (CDT)
    • 11 May 2019
    • (CDT)
    • Bloomington, MN 55439

    MAY 9-11     MINNESOTA The Minnesota State Button Society will hold its Annual Show, celebrating the 75th Anniversary of MSBS, at the DoubleTree Hilton, 7800 Normandale Blvd., Bloomington MN 55439. Theme: Diamonds-and Buttons are forever.  Showroom hours: Fri 1-5PM, Sat 10AM-2PM, Contact Lin Bren, 952-250-2145, Linbeenana@gmail.com


    • 11 May 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Titusville, NJ 08560

    MAY 11        NEW JERSEY The New Jersey State Button Society will hold its Spring Show at the Union Fire Company & Rescue Squad
    Building, 1396
     Titusville, NJ 08560.  Showroom hours:9AM to 4PM. Contact:  Cynthia Bartlett, 732-356-4132, newjerseystatebuttonsociety.com.


    • 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 - 4:00 PM
    • 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

     



    • 27 Jun 2019
    • (CDT)
    • 29 Jun 2019
    • (CDT)
    • Middleton, WI 53562

    DATES:  June 27-29, 2019

    LOCATION:  Madison Marriott West

    1313 John Q Hammons Drive

    Middleton, WI 53562

    Phone 608-831-2000 to make reservations

     

    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 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.



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

    > October 17th - 19th, 2019  Illinois
    >
    > The Midwest Regional Button Association (MRBA) will hold its   Midwest
    > Regional Button Show
    > will be held at the Parke Regency Hotel & Convention Center,
    > 1413 Leslie Dr., Bloomington, IL 60704.
    >
    > Reservation: 309-662-4300 ext.5. Mention MRBA for special rate $105.00.
    >
    > Theme: Harvest 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 rl.milburn@mchsi.com or (309) 830-5611 or
    > www.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


    • 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. Showroom hours: Fri 9AM-5PM, Sat 9AM-5PM, Sun 10AM-Noon.  Contact Shirley Clark, shirley@twcny.com, 607-749-4510 or Karen Kammer, KARcloset@yahoo.com, 518-899-6190. NYSBS website:  http://nystatebuttonsociety.org.


    • 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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