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October 2015

17 October 2015 (Saturday) Richmond, Rhode IslandThe Little Rhody Bottle Club Tailgate Swap Meet at Jules Antiques and General Store, 320 Kingstown Road, Richmond, Rhode Island (3 miles East of Route #95 on Route #138). 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, Free set up for members and potential new members. Free coffee, donuts and pizza for participants. Bring your own tables. Info: William Rose, 508.880.4929


17 October 2015 (Saturday) Savannah, GeorgiaTommy Mitchner Antique Bottle Show, 7:30 am to 3:30 pm at Keller’s Flea Market, 5901 Ogeechee Road, (Hwy 204, one mile from I-95), Savannah, Georgia. Contact: Gene Autry, 912.663.5585 or Ken Nease, 912.739.7355


18 October 2015 (Sunday) York, PennsylvaniaThe York Bottle & Advertising Show at the York Fairgrounds in York, Pennsylvania, inside the Old Main Building, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, 175 tables, Admission on $3 for a day of fun, Info: Holiday Promotions 410.538.5558,


18 October 2015 (Sunday) Findlay, OhioFindlay Antique Bottle Show NEW LOCATION The Sterling Center, 4570 Fostoria Avenue, Findlay, Ohio 45840 (behind Humane Society). From I-75, take exit #157, follow signs for Rt. 12, approx. 5 miles. Show hours 9:00 am – 2:00 pm. Admission is $2. Kids under 12 are free (w/adults). Free appraisals w/paid admission. Plenty of FREE parking. Heated building, restrooms, food concession inside with lots of seating. Early Bird Hours: 7-9am. Tickets are only $10 and include complimentary Coffee and Donuts until 9:00 am. Early Bird Session is Sunday only, not for Dealer set-up on Saturday. Dealer tables are $35. Outdoor set-up is $20. Get more info, directions, nearby hotels and restaurants, show contracts and Paypal online payment here. Call show chairman Fred Curtis​ (419.424.0486​) to reserve tables. Club email: finbotclub@gmail.comFindlay Antique Bottle Club website: FOHBC Member Club


18 October 2015 (Sunday) Scriba, New YorkThe Empire State Bottle Collectors Association Presents The 17th Annual Fall Antiques, Bottles & More Show & Sale, Sunday, October 18 from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm, set-up 7:00 am, U.S. Route 104 East, Scriba, N.Y. – Scriba Fire Hall, Admission: $3 Donation, Contact: Barry L. Haynes, P.O. Box 900, Mexico, New York, 13114, 315.963.0922 or 315.963.3749, More info: John Golley, email: FOHBC Member Club

25 October 2015 (Sunday) Matteson, Illinois46th Annual 1st Chicago Bottle Clubs Antique Bottle, Jar, Pottery, Advertising and Collectibles Show & Sale at Holiday Inn Matteson Conference Center, 500 Holiday Plaza Drive, Matteson, Illinois 60443, Sunday 9:00 am to 2:00 pm, No early admission, Dealer set up time will begin at 7:15 am and last until 9:00 am, Admission $3. Children under 16 admitted free, 1st Chicago Bottle Club,, Contact: John Vlahovich, Show Chairman, 630.390.9679, FOHBC Member Club

November 2015


01 November 2015 (Sunday) Elkton, Maryland43rd Annual Antique Bottle and Collectibles Show and Sale – Table Top Antiques & Advertising at the Singerly Fire Hall, Routes 279 and 213 (I-95 – exit 109A) Elkton, Maryland 21922 9:00 am to 2:00 pm, Admission $3 – children under 12 free. Contact Dave Brown, 302.738.9960 or e-mail:

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06 & 07 November 2015 (Friday & Saturday) Tulare, California47th Annual Tulare Collectible Show & Sale at the Tulare Veteran’s Building, 1771 East Tulare Avenue, Tulare, California 93274, Friday 9:00 am – 6:00 pm, Saturday 9:00 am – 2:00 pm, Free Admission both days, Dealer Set up Friday at 7:00 am, Golden State Insulator Club, Contact: Dave Brown, Co-Chair, 559.936.7790, FOHBC Member Club


07 November 2015 (Saturday) Jacksonville, FloridaAntique Bottle Collectors of North Florida 48th Annual Show & Sale, Saturday, 8:00 am to 3:00 pm; early buyers Friday, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm $20. Free admission on Saturday. Fraternal Order of Police Building, 5530 Beach Boulevard, Jacksonville, Florida, Contact: Mike Skie, 3047 Julington Creek Road, Jacksonville, Florida 32223, Tele: 904.710.0422 or Corey Stock 904.268.9316


07 November 2015 (Saturday) Detroit, Michigan33rd Detroit Antique Bottle Show & Sale, Royal Oak Elks Lodge #1523, 2401 E. Fourth Street, Royal Oak, Michigan 48067, Saturday, November 7th, 2015 9:30 am – 3:00 pm, No early admission, Set-up: Saturday, 8:00 am – 9:30 am, Admission: $2, Metropolitan Detroit Antique Bottle Club, Contact: Michael Brodzik, President and Newsletter Editor, 47668 Sonnett Drive, Macomb, Michigan 48042, 586.219.9980, FOHBC Member Club


08 November 2015 (Sunday) Belle Vernon, PennsylvaniaPittsburgh Antique Bottle Club 46th Annual Show and Sale at The Ice Garden Rostraver, Twp, 101 Gallitin Road, Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania. Info: Bob DeCroo 724.326.8741 or Jay Hawkins 724.872.6013, FOHBC Member Club


08 November 2015 (Sunday) Oakland, New Jersey NEW LOCATION! – North Jersey Antique Bottle Collectors Assn. 46th Annual Show & Sale, 9:00 am to 2:00 pm, early buyers at 8:00 am, Pompton Lakes Elks Lodge, No. 1895, 1 Perrin Avenue, Pompton Lakes, New Jersey (Just 5 minutes up the road from the old Elks location), Contact: Ken, 973.907.7351, FOHBC Member Club


14 November 2015 (Saturday) Belleville, Illinois – Eastside Spectacular #8 COMBINED Brewery Collectibles Show & Antique Bottle and Jar Show, Saturday, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at Belleclair Fairgrounds, 200 S. Belt East, Belleville, Illinois (15 minutes from St. Louis), 300 Tables of Collectibles for Sale! Free Parking, Large Raffle, 50/50 Drawing, Food and drink on premises, Public Admission is $2 at 9:00 am, Early Admission at 7:00 am for $20, Info Contact: Kevin Kious, 618.346.2634, or Curt Faulkenberry, 636.797.5220


15 November 2015 (Sunday) Albany, New YorkThe Capital Region Antique Bottle & Insulator Club 19th Annual Show & Sale, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at the Polish Community Center, 225 Washington Avenue, Albany, New York, Contact: Jason Privler, 518.506.2197,

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21 November 2015 (Saturday) Terre Haute, Indiana – 19th Annual Illiana Antique Bottle & Pottery Show at the Wabash Valley Fairgrounds, 3901 S. US Hwy 41, Terre Haute, Indiana 47802, Saturday, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm, Early admission: 7:00 am – 9:00 am, Set-up: 7:00 am, Early Admission: $10 – after 9:00 am FREE Admission, Wabash Valley Antique Bottle & Pottery Club, Contact: Doug Porter, Treasurer, 5403 Darwom Road, West Terre Haute, Indiana 47885, 812.870.0760, FOHBC Member Club

22 November 2015 (Sunday) Greensboro, North Carolina14th Greensboro Bottle Show at the Greensboro Farmer’s Curb Market, 501 Yanceyville Street, Greensboro, North Carolina 27405, Sunday November 22, 2015, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm, No Early admission. Set up: Sunday, 7:30 am – 9:00 am, Cost of admission: $1, Southeast Bottle Club, Contact: Reggie Lynch, President, 704.221.6489, Web FOHBC Member Club


29 November 2015 (Sunday) Bethlehem, PennsylvaniaForks of the Delaware Bottle Collectors Association 42nd Annual Show & Sale, 9:00 am to 2:00 pm, Early Buyers 7:30 am at Bethlehem Catholic High School, 2133 Madison Avenue, (corner of Madison & Dewberry Avenues), Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Contact: Bill Hegedus, 20 Cambridge Place, Catasauqua, Pennsylvania 18032, 610.264.3130

December 2015


04 December 2015 (Saturday) Roseville, California49er Historic Bottle Assn. 38th Annual “Best of the West” Historic Bottle/Antique Show, December 4, 12:00 noon to 6:00 pm, December 5th, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. Placer County Fair Grounds, 800 All America City Blvd, Rodseville, California, $10 Early Bird Friday, Free Saturday, “Featuring” Antique Railroad Show Next Door. Info: Contact Mike 916.367.1829.

06 December 2015 (Sunday) Enfield, ConnecticutYankee Polecat Insulator Club, 3rd Annual “Beat The Snow” Antique Insulator, Bottle & Collectible Show, Insulators, Bottles, Railroadiana, Telephone & Telegraph Collectibles, Lightning Rod Equipment. Free admission. American Legion Hall, 566 Enfield Street (US Route 5), Enfield Connecticut (Exit 49 off I-91) Contact: John Rajpolt,

January 2016

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8 & 9 January 2016 (Friday & Saturday) Palmetto, Florida 47th Annual Suncoast Antique Bottle, Artifacts, Fossils & Collectibles Show will be held January 8th (1:00 – 7:00 pm, Early Buyers $25, 3:00 to 7:00 pm) & 9th (9:00 am to 3:00 pm) 2016. Same location; Bradenton Area Convention Center, Palmetto, Florida 34221. Call or e-mail for details on setting up. 727-804-5957 (George) or 941-722-7233 (Linda or Bill) FOHBC Member Club

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9 & 10 January 2016 (Saturday) Muncie, IndianaFruit Jar Show! Bottles, Advertising, Fruit Jars, and Table-Top Antiques! Horizon Convention Center, 401 S. High Street, Muncie,Indiana 47305 (see flyer above for Fruit Jar Get-Together & Auction and Jelly Jammers info), Saturday Show: 9:00 am – 2:00 pm, Admission $2, Show Information: Dick Cole: 765.288.8717 FOHBC Member Club

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10 January 2016 (Sunday) Taunton, MassachusettsThe Little Rhody Bottle Club Annual Show & Sale, New location at the Holiday Inn off Exit #9 of Route #495, 700 Myles Standish Blvd., Taunton, Massachusetts, Info: Bill or Linda Rose, 508.880.4929;

23 January 2016 (Saturday) Anderson, CaliforniaSuperior California Antique Bottle Club’s 40th Annual Show and Sale, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Set-up, Friday, January 22nd, Shasta County Fairgrounds, 1890 Briggs Street, Anderson, California 96007. Contact: Mel Hammer, 530.241.4878 or Phil McDonald, 530.243.6903

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24 January 2016 (Sunday) Long Island, New YorkThe Long Island Antique Bottle Association Show at the Girl Scouts of Suffolk County Juliette Low Friendship Center, Lakeview Avenue, Bayport. For anyone who is interested, please contact the Long Island Antique Bottle Association at, or you can call us at 631.589.9027, just ask for Mark. For mail inquiries, our address is Long Island Antique Bottle Association, 10 Holmes Court, Sayville, New York 11782-2408. Visit us on Facebook at Long Island Antique Bottle Association and give us a share or a like! Contact: Mark Smith, President by default L.I.A.B.A. FOHBC Member Club

February 2016

06 February 2016 (Saturday) DeFuniak Springs, FloridaThe Emerald Coast Bottle Collector’s Inc., 15th Annual Show & Sale, will be held on Saturday, from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at the DeFuniak Springs Community Center, 361 N 10th Street, DeFuniak Springs, Florida 32433. Free Admission and Bottle Appraisals. Dealer Setup is from 7:00 am to 9:00 am. Only table holders admitted to setup. For more information and table contracts: Richard Kramerich, PO Box 241, Pensacola, Florida 32591. E-mail: Call: 850.435.5425 or Russell Brown 850.520.4250 or Roy Brown 850.835.2327.


07 February 2016 (Sunday) Manville, New JerseyNew Jersey Antique Bottle Club (NJABC) 20th Annual Show & Sale, 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. Admission $3, no early buyers at the V.F.W. of Manville, New Jersey, 600 Washington Avenue, Manville, New Jersey 08835, Contact: Bob Strickhart, 3 Harvest Drive, Pennington, New Jersey 08534, 609.818.1981, FOHBC Member Club

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07 February 2016 (Sunday) Columbus, Ohio – 46th Annual Columbus Bottle Show sponsored by the Ohio Bottle Club, 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. Admission $3, Early Admission: $20, 7:30 am to 9:00 am at the Doubletree Inn, 175 Hutchinson Avenue, Columbus, Ohio (I-270 and Rt. 23), Contact: Rojer Moody for General info, 740.703.4913, or Clark Wideman (Contracts and info), 614.439.8005,, FOHBC Member Club


12 & 13 February 2016 (Friday & Saturday) Las Vegas, NevadaLas Vegas Antiques Bottles and Collectibles Club proudly presents the 51st Annual Antique Collectibles Show & Sale at the Henderson Convention Center, 200 South Water Street, Henderson, Nevada, Contact: Nick Valenti, 702.415.1568,, Earlybird Admission Friday 9:00 – Noon $10, Regular Admission $5 FOHBC Member Club

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19 & 20 February 2016 (Friday & Saturday) Columbia, South Carolina43rd Annual South Carolina Bottle Club Show & Sale at the 600 Beckman Road, Columbia, South Carolina 29203, Contact: Marty Vollmer, 803.754.4463,, southcarolinabottleclub.comFOHBC Member Club

26 & 27 February 2016 (Friday & Saturday) Phoenix, ArizonaThe Phoenix Antiques, Bottles & Collectibles Club 33rd Annual Show at the North Phoenix Baptist Church, 5757 N. Central Avenue, Phoenix, Arizona, Saturday 8:30 am to 3:30 pm, Early admission: Friday 2:00 – 4:00 pm, Set-up: Friday Noon, Cost of admission: Earlybird $10, General $3, The Phoenix Antiques, Bottles & Collectibles Club, Contact: Patty George, Publicity, 17628 W. Copper Ridge Drive, Goodyear, Arizona 85338, 602.908.1053,, FOHBC Member Club


28 February 2016 (Sunday) Enfield, ConnecticutThe 46th Annual Somer’s Antique Bottle Club’s Antique Bottle Show & Sale at St. Bernard’s School West Campus, 232 Pearl Street, Exit 47W, off-I-91, Enfoeld, Connecticut, 9:00 a, to 2:00 pm, Admission: $2, Early Buyers 8:00 am: $10, Great food available all day. Info: Don Desjardins, 22 Anderson Road, Ware, Massachusetts 01082, 413.967.4431, e-mail: FOHBC Member Club

March 2016


13 March 2016 (Sunday) Baltimore, MarylandThe Baltimore Antique Bottle Club’s 36th Annual Show & Sale, 8:00 am to 3:00 pm. For contracts call: Andy Agnew, 410.527.1707 or e-mail, at the Physical Education Center, CCBC-Essex, 7201 Rossville Blvd. (I-695, Exit 34) Contact: Rick Lease, 410.458.9405, FOHBC Member Club


18 & 19 March 2016 (Friday & Saturday) Morro Bay, California48th Morro Bay Antique Bottle Show and Sale at the Veterans Memorial Hall, 209 Surf Street, Morro Bay, California 93442, Friday 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm, Saturday 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, Early admission: 12:00, Set up: Friday 12:00 to 1:00 pm. Free early bird and free admission. San Luis Obispo Bottle Society, San Luis Obispo Bottle Society on Facebook, Contact: Steve Mello, Advertising chairman, 710 Knight Court, Paso Robles, California 93446, 805.423.6288,

26 March 2016 (Saturday) Daphne, Alabama – The Mobile Bottle Collectors Club’s 43rd Annual Show & Sale, will be held from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at the Daphne Civic Center, 2603 US Hwy 98, Daphne, Alabama 36525. Free Admission and Bottle Appraisals. Dealer Set-up is Friday, March 25 from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm and Saturday 7:00 am to 9:00 am. For more information contact: Rod Vining, 251.957.6725, E-mail:, or Richard Kramerich, PO Box 241, Pensacola, Florida 32591. 850.435.5425. E-mail: FOHBC Member Club

April 2016

03 April 2016 (Sunday) Bloomington, Minnesota45th Annual Minnesota Antique Bottle, Advertising, and Stoneware Show & Sale sponsored by North Star Historical Bottle Association. Located at the Knights of Columbus Building, 1114 American Blvd. West, Bloomington, Minnesota 55420. Sunday, April 9:30 am – 2:30 pm. No early admission. Set-up Sunday 6:30 am – 9:30 am. Forty-Fifth Anniversary Special Admission is $2.00. Info: Jeff Springer: 651.5000949 or FOHBC Member Club


09 April 2016 (Saturday) Smyrna, Georgia46th Annual Atlanta Antique Bottle Show & Sale, formerly Southeastern Antique Bottle Club Show at the Smyrna Community Center, 200 Village Green Circle, Smyrna, Georgia, General Admission: 8:00 am to 2:00 pm, Dealer Setup and Early Admission: Friday, 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm., Saturday, 7:00 am to 8:00 am, Admission: $3, Early Admission: $10, Jack Hewitt, 1765 Potomac Court, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30043, 770.963.0220 or John Joiner, 770.502.9565,

09 April 2016 (Saturday) Kalamazoo, MichiganThe Kalamazoo Antique Bottle Club’s 37th Annual Show & Sale, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm, early buyers 8:00 am at the Kalamazoo County Fairgrounds, 2900 Lake Street, Kalamazoo, Michigan, Contact: John Pastor, PO Box 227, New Hudson, Michigan 48165, 248.486.0530, or Mark McNee, 269.343.8393

May 2016

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07 May 2016 (Saturday) Gray, TennesseeThe State of Franklin Antique Bottles & Collectible Assoc. Annual Show & Sale, Gray, Tennessee, off I-26, Exit 13, Appalachian Fairgrounds, 9:00 am through 3:00 pm, Free Admission and Door Prizes, Info: or 423.928.2789 FOHBC Member Club


07 May 2016 (Saturday) Mansfield, Ohio – Mansfield Antique Bottle Show, Mansfield, Ohio, Richland County Fairgrounds, 9:00 am to 2:00 pm, General Admission: $5, Early Admission on Friday: $30, Info: Matt Lacy, 440.228.1873, or Louis Fifer, 330.635.1964,, FOHBC Member Club


13 & 14 May 2016 (Friday & Saturday) Lake City, FloridaThe Florida Antique Bottle Collectors 3rd Annual Antique Bottle & Collectable Show and Sale, Saturday, May 14 (8:00 am – 3:00 pm), Dealer Setup Friday, May 13 @ Noon, Early Buyers Friday, May 13 (3:00 pm – 7:00 pm), Columbia County Fairgrounds, Exit 427 off I-75 South, Hwy. 90 East, Lake City, Florida, Admission $3, Info: Brian Hoblick 386.804.9635, E-mail: or Ed LeTard 985.788.6163, E-mail:

August 2016


04 – 07 August 2016 (Thursday – Sunday) Sacramento, CaliforniaFOHBC 2016 National Antique Bottle Convention & Expo at the McClellan Conference Center, Host Hotel: Lions Gate Hotel. Room Reservations – Show Information: Richard & Beverley Siri, Show Chairman & Co-Chair, 707.542.6438, or Louis Fifer, FOHBC Conventions Director, or Eric McGuire, Western Region Director, More info at FOHBC National Convention

August 2017


03 – 06 August 2017 (Thursday – Sunday) Springfield, Massachusetts – FOHBC 2017 National Antique Bottle Convention & Expo at the MassMutual Center, Host Hotel: Sheraton Springfield Monarch Place hotel. Show Information: Jim Bender, Show Co-Chair, 518.673.8833, or Bob Strickhart, Show Co-Chair, Visit Web Page FOHBC National Convention