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Button Show Schedule


2019



•      JANUARY 17 - 20  FLORIDA

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.

For further info contact: Pam Davis or Nancy Fink

Click here to go to the Florida State Button Society website.



•      JANUARY 26  CONNECTICUT

The Connecticut State Button Society will hold its meeting at

Grace Lutheran Church, 222 Farmington Ave, Rte 10. Plainville, CT 06062. 

Show and Tell Showroom hours: 9am to 3pm.

Snow date Feb 2.

For more info or for weather update contact: Laurel Durso

Dealers contact: Rachel Mercurio

Click here to go to the Connecticut State Button Society website.



•      JANUARY 26  SAN DIEGO, CA.

The Southern California Winter Regional Button Bazarr will be held at the

(New venue!)

First Baptist Church of San Diego Fellowship Hall 5055 Governor Drive San Diego, CA 92122  Showroom hours: 9AM-3PM.   

Contact: Susan Porter or www.cabutton.org



•      FEBRUARY 16 - 17  ARIZONA

Arizona State Button Society’s Annual Show will be held at the

Hilton Garden Inn Phoenix/Avondale

11460 W. Hilton Way

Avondale AZ  85323

west of Phoenix directly off of I-10

Reservations: 623-882-3351, mention ASBS for a better rate.

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

(Block available till January 25, 2018)

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

Mini-workshops available each day

Theme:  Wild West Roundup

(Judging Day Feb. 15th)

Contact:  Roberta Schuler show chair or Val Perry



•      MARCH 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



•      MARCH 23   CONNECTICUT

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

Dealers contact: Rachel Mercurio

For more information or weather cancellations click here to go to the

Connecticut State Button Society website.



•      MARCH  23 - 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

Click here to go to the Texas State Button Society website.



•      APRIL 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 or Ruth Leipold for table rent.

Click here to go to the Maine State Button Society website.



•      APRIL 6 - 7  OHIO

The 2019 Buckeye State Button Society Spring Show will be held at the

AKRON/FAIRLAWN Doubletree Hotel, 3150 West Market Street, AKRON OHIO.

The Central Ohio Button Collectors will host the event.

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. 

April 5 (judging only)

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, France. 

Contact Jane Delaney 614-264-5532.

Click here to go to the Ohio State Button Society website.



•      APRIL 13  MASSACHUSETTS

The Massachusetts State Button Society will hold its spring meeting at

St. Anthony’s Parish Hall

14 Phoenix Street

Shirley, MA.

approximately 3 miles off of Route 2.

9:00 - 3:00

Contact Marie Elwyn at gocameling@aol.com

Click here to go to the MA state button society website.



•      APRIL 12 - 14 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.

Theme: Children's Hour 

Showroom hours: Fri 9AM-5PM, Sat 9AM-5PM, Sun 10AM-Noon.

Contact: Shirley Clark or Karen Kammer

Click here to go to the New York State Button Society website.



•      APRIL 18 - 20  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: 309-662-4700

Mention ISBS for special rate $89.00  until March 31st,  2019

Theme: "Over the Moon for Buttons"

Showroom hours: Thurs. 6:30 pm -9 pm, Fri  1 pm - 5 pm, Sat 9 am- 2 pm. 

Contact Russa Milburn,  rl.milburn@mchsi.com, 309-830-5611

Click here to go to the IL State Button Society website.



•      April 26 - 27  PENNSYLVANIA

The Pennsylvania State Button Society will hold its Spring Show at

The Inn At Reading

1040 N. Park Rd.

Reading, PA 19610 

610-372-7811

Phone: (610) 372-7811

Special show rates: $100 + tax per night

Deadline for reservation: Before March 31, 2019

Showroom hours:  Friday 9AM-5PM, Sat 10AM-2PM.

Click ere to go to the Pennsylvania State Button Society website.



•      April 27  NEW HAMPSHIRE

The New Hampshire State Button Society will hold its annual spring show at the

Keene Unitarian Church on 69 Washington St. in Keene, NH. 03485

The church is handicapped accessible.

Click this link for Directions.

Contact: Leslie Kennedy

Click here to go to the NH State Button Society website.



•      APRIL  26 - 28  MISSOURI

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 or Sherry Jurevics

Click here to go to the Missouri State Button Society website.



•      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 or Marion Nebiker

Click here to go to the California State Button Society website.



•      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: Linda Bren

Click here to go to the Minnesota State Button Society website.



•      June 7 - 9  NERBA

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:  The Artfull Button

Showroom hours: 

Fri 9:30AM to 5:00PM, Sat 9:30 AM to 5PM, Sunday 10AM – Noon. 

Contact Kathy Arbogast

Click here to go to the NERBA website.



•      June 13 - 15  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. 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



•      June 21 - 22  NEW HAMPSHIRE BUTTON AUCTION

The NH Button Auctions will be holding it’s annual spring/summer auction at the

BEST WESTERN PLUS EXECUTIVE COURT INN & CONFERENCE CENTER

13500 SOUTH WILLOW STREET

MANCHESTER, NH. 03103

(603) 627-2525

book by calling & ask for Antique Button Auction block of rooms


STARTING AT 10:00AM EACH DAY

Preview Times:

Friday June 20th

7:00PM - 9:00PM

Saturday June 21st

8:00AM - 10:00AM

7:00PM - 9:00PM

Sunday June 22nd

8:00AM - 10:00AM


Click here to go to the NH Button Auctions website.



•      JULY 13  MASSACHUSETTS

The Massachusetts State Button Society will hold its summer meeting at

St. Anthony’s Parish Hall

14 Phoenix Street

Shirley, MA.

approximately 3 miles off of Route 2.

9:00 - 3:00

Contact Marie Elwyn at gocameling@aol.com

Click here to go to the MA state button society website.



•      JULY 27  NEW HAMPSHIRE

The New Hampshire State Button Society will hold its annual summer show at the

First Congregational Church

230 South Park St., Lebanon, NH. 03766

Contact: Lorraine Goodman or Thelma Nichols

Click this link for Directions.

Click here to go to the NH State Button Society website.



•      AUGUST 4 - 10  National Button Society Convention

The National Button Society will hold its annual convention at the

Red Lion Inn on the River

909 Hayden Island Dr. Jantzen Beach, Portland, OR

For more information go to the NBS website!



•      SEPTEMBER 14  MASSACHUSETTS

The Massachusetts State Button Society will hold its winter meeting at

AMVETS Hall

2150 Main St.

Three Rivers, Massachusetts

9:00 - 3:00

Contact Marie Elwyn at gocameling@aol.com

Click here to go to the MA state button society website.



•      SEPTEMBER 22  NEW HAMPSHIRE

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

Rumney Baptist Church (on the common)

375 Main St., Rumney, NH. 03266

Contact: Sharon Evans

Click here to go to the NH State Button Society website.


•      OCTOBER 4 - 6  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: A Vaudeville Button Show.

Contact: Ralph and Sheri DeCew

Click here to go to the Michigan State Button Society website.



•      OCTOBER 17 - 19  MRBA

The Midwest Regional Button Association (MRBA) will hold its

Midwest Regional Button Show at the

Parke Regency Hotel & Convention Center,1413 Leslie Dr., Bloomington, IL 60704.

Hotel Reservations: 309-662-4300.
Mention MRBA for a special rate

Showroom hours: Thursday 7 pm to 9 pm, Friday Noon to 5 pm,

Saturday 9:30 am to 1 pm

Contact Russa Milburn

Click here to go to the MRBA website.



•      OCTOBER 28  CONNECTICUT

The Connecticut State Button Society will hold its meeting at

Grace Lutheran Church, 222 Farmington Ave, Rte 10. Plainville. 

Showroom hours: 9AM-3:30PM 

Contact Laurel Durso or Rachel Mercurio

Click here to go to the Connecticut State Button Society website.



•      NOVEMBER 1 - 3  MASSACHUSETTS - NEFF

The Fiber Festival of New England

Mallary Complex at Eastern States Exposition

1305 Memorial Avenue
West Springfield, MA 01089

Gate 9 parking lot

West Springfield, MA.

Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Sunday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Click here to go to the Fiber Festival of New England website.



•      NOVEMBER 9  MASSACHUSETTS

The Massachusetts State Button Society will hold its winter meeting at

AMVETS Hall

2150 Main St.

Three Rivers, Massachusetts

9:00 - 3:00

Contact Marie Elwyn at gocameling@aol.com

Click here to go to the MA state button society website.



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