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September 2015


12 September 2015 (Saturday) Downieville, California24th Downieville Antique Bottles and Collectibles Show and Sale at the Downieville School Gym, Main and School Street, Downieville California 95936, Saturday 10:00 am to 3:00 pm, Early admission: Saturday 8:00 am to 10:00 am, Dealers can drop off their wares on Friday September 11th from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm at the school gym, Early lookers $10, show admission after 10:00 am FREE, Downieville Bottle Group,, Contact: Rick & Cherry Simi, Show Chairman, PO Box 115 433 Main Street, Downieville California 95936, 530.289.3659, FOHBC Member Club

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13 September 2015 (Sunday) Richfield, Ohio45th Ohio Bottle Club Antique Bottle Show & Sale at the Days Inn and Suites, 4742 Brecksville Road, Richfield, Ohio (Ohio Turnpike Exit 173) 9:00 am to 2:00 pm, Admission $3, Early Admission $20 (7:30 to 9:00 am) Chair, Louis Fifer 330.635.1964, Co-Chair, Matt Lacy 440.228.1873,, FOHBC Member Club

13 September 2015 (Sunday) Pekin, IllinoisPekin Bottle Collectors Assoc. 46th Annual Show & Sale, 8:00 am to 3:00 pm at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 715 N. 11th Street in Pekin. Contact: Jim Searle, 1003 Illinois Street, Pekin, Illinois 61554, 309.346.7804 FOHBC Member Club

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18-19 September 2015 (Friday & Saturday) Aurora, OregonOregon Bottle Collectors Association Bottle, Antiques, Collectibles Show & Sale, Friday 1:00 – 5:00 pm, dealer set-up and early bird admission: $5, Saturday 9:00 am – 3:00 pm regular public admission by donation, American Legion Hall, 3rd and Main Street, Aurora, Oregon, Contact: Shayne Bowker, Show Chairman, 503.351.4908 FOHBC Member Club

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19 September 2015 (Saturday) Santa Ana, CaliforniaLos Angeles Historical Bottle Club’s 49th Annual Antique Bottle, Fruit Jar, Antiques & Collectibles Show & Sale, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, Early Bird $10 at 8:00 am, FREE General Admission! Santa Ana Elks Lodge, 212 Elk Lane, Santa Ana, California 92701, Contact: Don Wippert 818.346.9833 or Dick Homme, 818.362.3368, Los Angeles Historical Bottle Club FOHBC Member Club

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19 September 2015 (Saturday) Indianapolis, Indiana – Indianapolis Circle City Antique Bottle, Advertising and Antiques Show. Set – up 7:30 am to 9:00 am, Show hours 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. Boone County Fairgrounds, 1300 E. 100 S. Lebanon, Indiana 46052. FREE APPRAISALS. For Show Information Contact: Martin Van Zant 812.841.9495 or 208 Urban St. Danville Indiana, 46122. FOHBC Member Club

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20 September 2015 (Sunday) Westford, Massachusetts41st Annual Merrimack Valley Antique Bottle Club Show at the Westford Regency Inn, 219 Littleton Road, Westfield, Massachusetts, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm (see flyer) Contact: Cliff Hoyt, 978.458.6575. FOHBC Member Club

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26 September 2015 (Saturday) Moriarty, New Mexico28th EIC/NMHBS Annual Insulator, Bottle, Barbwire and Collectibles Show at the Moriarty Civic Center, 202 Broadway Avenue, Moriarty, New Mexico 87035, Show open to public, Free Admission, Early admission: Friday 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm: Early bird admission: $10. Set up: Friday 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm and Saturday 7:30 am – 8:30 am Enchantment Insulator Club & New Mexico Historical Bottle Society Contact: Michael Gay, EIC President & Show Chair, 5516 Kachina NW, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87120 505.899.8755, FOHBC Member Club


27 September 2015 (Sunday) Depew, New York17th Greater Buffalo Bottle Collectors Association Annual Show and Sale at the Polish Falcons Hall, 445 Columbia Avenue, Depew, New York 14043, 9:00 am to 2:00 pm, Set-up: Sunday, September 27th 7:00 am to 9:00 am, Cost of admission: $2, children under 12 free, Greater Buffalo Bottle Collectors Association,, Contact: Joe Guerra, Secretary, 29 Nina Terrace, West Seneca, New York 14224, Phone: 716.674.5750, FOHBC Member Club

27 September 2015 (Sunday) Batsto, New JerseyThe Batsto Citizens Committee is proud to host the Batsto Antique and Bottle Annual Show and Sale, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, Historic Batsto Village, Wharton State Forest, Batsto, New Jersey. Contact: Paul DelGuercio, 856.252.7730,

October 2015


03 October 2015 (Saturday) Richmond, VirginiaRichmond 44th Antique Bottle Show and Sale, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm, $3 Admission, Early Admission – 7:30 am: $10, Chesterfield County Fairgrounds, 10300 Courthouse Road, Chesterfield, Virginia 23832 Info: or Marvin Croker, 804.275.1101 or Ed Faulkner 804.739.2951 FOHBC Member Club

03 October 2015 (Saturday) Pt. Pleasant, West Virginia20th West Virginia State Farm Museum Bottle Show at the West Virginia State Farm Museum, Fairgrounds Road, Pt. Pleasant, West Virginia 25550, Saturday 9:00 am till 2:00 pm, Free Admission, Set up: Friday noon to 4:00 pm, Saturday 7:00 am to 9:00 am, West Virginia Bottle Club, West Virginia Colectibles Bottle Page, Contact: Charlie Perry, Show Chairman, 507 Main Street, Apt 5, Pt. Pleasant, West Virginia 25550, 740.612.9029,

04 October 2015 (Sunday) Chelsea, MichiganThe Huron Valley Bottle and Insulator Club 40th Annual Show & Sale, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. Admission $3 for adults, children 16 and under free. Comfort Inn Conference Center, Commerce Park Drive next to Comfort Inn, Chelsea (Exit 159 off I-94) Contact Info: Mike Bruner, 248.425.3223, or Rod Krupka, 248.627.6351, FOHBC Member Club


04 October 2015 (Sunday) Dryden, New York – The Finger Lakes Bottle Collectors Associations 46th Antiques Bottles Collectibles Show & Sale, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. Admission $2 for adults. Early admission $10 at 8:00 am. Dryden Fire Hall, Rt. 13, 26 North Street, Dryden, New York, Contact: Jay Travis, Show Chair, 280B Luce Road, Lansing NY, 13073, 607.533.4389 or 607.273.1347, Find on Facebook FOHBC Member Club

10 October 2015 (Saturday) Coventry, ConnecticutThe Southern Connecticut Antique Bottle Collector Association’s 44th Annual Show, 8:00 am to 1:00 pm on The Grounds of the Historic Coventry Glass Works, 289 North River Road, Coventry, Connecticut 06238 (corner of Rt. 44 & North River Road), Contact Info: Bob, 203.938.3879,


10 October 2015 (Saturday) Memphis, Tennessee30th Annual Mid-South Antique Bottle, Advertising & Collectibles Show at the Agricenter International, 7777 Walnut Grove Road, Memphis, Tennessee 38120, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, Collectors from 15 States, Early Admission Available, Admission: $5, Memphis Bottle Club on Facebook, Chow Chairman: Gene Bradberry, 3706 Deerfield Cove, Bartlett, Tennessee 38135, 901.372.8423 or 901.359.8428 FOHBC Member Club

11 October 2015 (Sunday) Keene, New HampshireYankee Bottle Club’s 48th Annual Show & Sale, 9:00 am to 2:30 pm, early buyers at 8:00 am, Keene High School, 43 Arch Street, Keene, New Hampshire. Contact: John F. Bemis, 28 Cross Street, Keene, New Hampshire 03431, 603.352.5246 or Alan Rumrill, PO Box 803, Keene, New Hampshire 03431, 603.352.1895,

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 Jackie McRae, 904.879.3696

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

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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,

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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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;

February 2016

07 February 2015 (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,

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07 February 2015 (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


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

April 2016


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 2015 (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


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, See Press Release FOHBC National Convention