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July 2014

26 July 2014 (Saturday) Birmingham, AlabamaThe Birmingham Antique Bottle, Folk Pottery and Collectibles Show, Free admission, 8:00 am – 3:00 pm; Dealer set-up Friday, July 25, 2:00 pm – 8:00 pm. Early buyer passes may be purchased for dealer set up. Dealer contract download at our website: Show Address: Bessemer Civic Center, Exit #108, Interstate I-20/59, Bessemer (Birmingham), Contact Info: Tom Lines, 205.410.2191.

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26 July 2014 (Saturday) Depew, New YorkSimon Pure Chapter’s Summer Trade at the Polish Falcons Club in Depew, New York. Show time is from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. Tables are only $10. Early set up if you reserve a table is 8:00 am. Walk in admission is free.

26 July 2014 (Saturday) West Olive, MichiganThe West Michigan Antique and Lakeshore Antique Mall 4th Annual Outdoor Bottle Show & Sale, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm. Show held rain or shine. Free dealer set up (bring your own tables) and Free admission. Please call to reserve a space. Lakeshore Antique Mall, 10300 West Olive Rd (Hwy US 31) West Olive, Michigan 49460 (located 7 miles south of Grand Haven, MI). Contact: Bob Roon, 616.834.8652 or Kathy Smart (Lake Shore Antiques) 616.847.2429

26 July & 27 July 2014 (Saturday & Sunday) Old Forge, New York40th Annual Old Forge Antiques & Vintage Show & Sale at the North Street Recreation Center, 225 North Street, Old Forge, New York 13420, Saturday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm, Sunday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm, Admission $6 (One admission is good for both days), Early Buy Hours & Admission: Saturday 8-10:00 am, Saturday Only, Admission $20,, Contact: Helene McAleese, Organizer, 800-365-5217

27 July 2014 (Sunday) Altoona, IowaThe Iowa Antique Bottleers 45th Annual Antique Bottle & Collectibles Show and Sale, in conjunction with the Beer, Soda & Bottle Mega Show, 9:00 am to 1:00 pm, Meadows Events Center, Prairie Meadows Racetrack & Casino, Altoona, Iowa, I-80 Exit #142, Information: Jack LaBaume, 1401 South 15th Street, Fort Dodge, Iowa 50501, Tele. 515 269.3054 FOHBC Member Club

August 2014


01 – 03 August 2014 (Saturday & Sunday) Lexington, Kentucky - Federation of Historical Bottle Collectors presents the 2014 National Antique Bottle Show, at the Lexington Convention Center, 430 West Vine Street, Lexington, Kentucky 40507, 859.233.4567. Banquet is on Friday evening, 01 August 2014. Lexington is a historic city (founded 1775) located at the cross-section of Interstate 64 and 75. Louisville, KY and Cincinnati,OH are just an hour away. Lexington has many area attractions including: Ashland (Henry Clay’s Home), Mary Todd Lincoln’s House, Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill, and thoroughbred horse farms. Visit Sheldon Baugh and Randee Kaiser will be serving as co-show chairpersons. Stay tuned for more information. FOHBC National Show

11 – 17 August 2014 (Monday – Sunday) Bouckville, New York - 43rd Annual Madison-Bouckville Antique Show, Outdoor antiques, collectibles including two huge bottle tents. Over 2,000 dealers and vendors! Address: Scenic Route 20, Bouckville, New York, Contact: Larry Fox, 585.307.4608 or Jim Mitchell, 813.684.2834

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17 August 2014 (Sunday) Poughkeepsie, New YorkHudson Valley Bottle Club 27th Annual Mid Hudson Bottle Show & Sale, 9:00 am – 2:30 pm, early buyers 8: 00 am, Show Address: Poughkeepsie Elks Lodge 275, 29 Overocker Road, Poughkeepsie, New York, Contact Info: Mike Stephano, 27 Rogers Road, Hyde Park, New York 12538, 845.233.4340, FOHBC Member Club

September 2014

07 September 2014 (Sunday) Pekin, IllinoisPekin Bottle Collectors Associations 45th Annual Show & Sale, 8:00 am to 3:00 pm, Knights of Columbus, 715 N. 11th Street, Pekin, Illinois, Contact: Jim Searle, 1003 Illinois Street, Pekin, Illinois 61554, 309.346.7804 or 309.202.9337 FOHBC Member Club

12 – 17 September 2014 (Friday thru Wednesday) Harrisburg, Pennsylvania17th Annual All-Dairy Antiques & Collectibles Show & Sale, Noon-5:00 pm Friday; 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Saturday through Wednesday, Dairy Activity Center, Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex & Expo Center, 2300 N. Cameron St., Harrisburg, Contact: Gary Gojsovich, 717.635.5067

13 September 2014 (Saturday) Downieville, CaliforniaDownieville Bottle Show, Friday September 12th, 5:00 pm Dealer BBQ and Wine Tasting Event, Saturday, September 13th, Dealer set-up 7:00 am to 8:00 am, early lookers 8:00 am to 10:00 am, Free admission 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. There is a car show in Sierra City the same weekend as the bottle show and the motels are going to fill up really fast. If you are planning on staying here in the area I would recommend you get your motel reservations in early (like in the next week or so as the Riverside is already half booked for that weekend) FOHBC Member Club

13 September 2014 (Saturday) Salt Lake City, UtahUtah Antique Bottle and Collectibles Show and Sale, 9:00 am to 1:00 pm, Early buyers 8:00 am at the Redwood Multipurpose Center, 3100 South Redwood Road, Salt Lake City, Utah, For information contact Bob Campbell 801.467.8636, 1123 E. 2100 S, Salt Lake City, Utah 84106 or Rick Holt, e-mail:

19 & 20 September 2014 (Friday & Saturday) Aurora, OregonBottle, Antique & Collectibles Show & Sale at the American Legion Hall, 3rd & Main, Aurora, Oregon 97002, Friday, 1:00 – 5:00 pm, $5.00 Early bird admission Saturday, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm, admission by donation, Oregon Bottle Collectors Association,, Contact: Shayne Bowker, Show Chairman, 503.351.4908 FOHBC Member Club

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20 September 2014 (Saturday) Santa Ana, California48th Annual Los Angeles Historical Bottle Club Antique Bottle, Fruit Jar, Antiques & Collectibles Show & Sale at the Santa Ana Elks Lodge, 212 Elk Lane, Santa Ana, California 92701, Saturday, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, Early Bird: 8:00 am, Set-up at 6:00 am,  Early bird cost $10, Los Angeles Historical Bottle Club, Contact: Don Wippert or Dick Homme, Don 818.346.9833 or Dick 818.362.3368, Los Angeles Historical Bottle ClubFOHBC Member Club

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20 September 2014 (Saturday) Indianapolis, IndianaIndianapolis Circle City Antique Bottle, Advertising and Collectibles Show and Sale. Last years event SOLD out with 80 tables and over 200 people through the doors. We have an exciting new venue for you with lots of natural lighting and plenty of parking. Don’t miss this exciting new show. NEW LOCATION – Boone County Fairgrounds, 1300 E. 100 S. Lebanon, Indiana 46052. Admission $2 (Early Admission -$20) Show hours 9:00 am to 2:00 pm.

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21 September 2014 (Sunday) Westford, Massachusetts (Formerly Lowell) – The Merrimack Valley Antique Bottle Club’s 40th annual bottle show (9:00 am to 2:00 pm, early buyers at 8:00 am) is now being held at the Westford Regency Inn, 219 Littleton Road, Westford, Massachusetts. The show is just five minutes off Exit 32 of I-495 with plenty of signs to follow. Info: Cliff Hoyt, 978.458.6575,, FOHBC Member Club


27 September 2014 (Saturday) Moriarity, New MexicoThe Enchantment Insulator Club & The New Mexico Historical Bottle Society 27th Annual Insulator, Bottle, Barb Wire and Collectibles Show, Moriarity Civic Center, 202 Broadway Avenue South, Moriarity, New Mexico, Contact: Greg Hoglin, 209 N. 5th St., Belen, New Mexico 87002, 505.864.6634, FOHBC Member Club


28 September 2014 (Sunday) Depew, New York16th Greater Buffalo Bottle Collectors Association Annual Show and Sale at the Polish Falcons Hall, 445 Columbia Avenue, Depew, New York 14043, Sunday, 9:00 am to 2:00 pm., Set-up: 7:00 am to 9:00 am. Tables $20/$10 for additional tables. Admission: $2; children under 12 free, Greater Buffalo Bottle Collectors Association,, Contact: Joe Guerra, Secretary, 29 Nina Terrace, West Seneca, New York 14224, 716.674.5750, FOHBC Member Club

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28 September 2014 (Sunday) Richfield, Ohio44th Annual Ohio Bottle Club Antique Bottle Show and Sale at the Days Inn and Suites (formerly Holiday Inn), 4742 Brecksville Road, Richfield, Ohio, 9:00 am to 2:00 pm, Early admission: 7:30 am to 9:00 am, Set up: 7:30 am to 9:00 am, Cost of admission: $3 and early admission $20, Ohio Bottle Club,, Contact: John Fifer, Show chairman, 6820 Wooster Pike, Medina, Ohio 44256, 330.722.7017, FOHBC Member Club

28 September 2014 (Sunday) Batsto, New JerseyNew Jersey Antique Bottle Club (NJABC) is hosting the Batsto Antique and Bottle annual Show and Sale, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm. For information and contracts:, Show Address: In historic Batsto Village, Wharton State Forest, Batsto, New Jersey, Contact Info: Paul DelGuercio, 856.252.7730, FOHBC Member Club

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28 September 2014 (Sunday) Millsboro, Delaware - Delmarva Antique Bottle Club Show and Sale at the American Legion Post #28, 31768 Legion Road, Millsboro, Delaware 19966, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm. No Early admission. Set-up: 7:00 – 9:00 am, Free Admission, Delmarva Antique Bottle Club Inc., Contact: Peter Beaman, 28947 Lewes-Georgetown Hwy., Lewes, Delaware 19958, 302.684.5055, FOHBC Member Club

October 2014

03 & 04 October 2014 (Saturday & Sunday) Yorkshire, England, BBR October Event, Elsecar Heritage Centre, S Yorks, 1 hr Manchester airport. Saturday 3 Unreserved 500+ lot auction – doors 9:00 am, auction 11:00 am., Sunday 4 120+ stalls plus cataloged auction. Early entry: 8.30 am £5, General Admission: £2. Contact: Alan Blakeman, BBR Elsecar Heritage Centre, Nr Barnsley, S Yorks, England, S74 8HJ Visit Website


04 October 2014 (Saturday) Richmond, VirginiaRichmond 43rd Antique Bottle Show and Sale at the Chesterfield County Fairgrounds, 10300 Courthouse Road, Chesterfield, Virginia 23832, Saturday, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, Early admission: 7:30 am to 9:00 am, Regular admission $3, Early admission $10, Richmond Area Bottle Collectors Association, Contact: Marvin Croker or Ed Faulkner (Marvin 804.275.1101 or Ed 804.739.2951, FOHBC Member Club

05 October 2014 (Sunday) Chelsea, MichiganThe Huron Valley Bottle and Insulator Club will hold its Annual Show and Sale on Sunday, October 5th at the Comfort Inn Conference Center (exit 159 off I-95) in Chelsea, Michigan. Hours are 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. For more information contact: Mike Bruner at 248.425.3223 or Rod Krupka at 248.627.6351. Or e-mail FOHBC Member Club

11 October 2014 (Saturday) Coventry, Connecticut - Keene weekend Saturday Show on the grounds of the historic Coventry Glass Works, 289 North River Road (intersection of Rt. 44 & North River Road), at the blinking light, Coventry, Connecticut 06238, Saturday 11 October, regular admission at 9:00 am ($4), show ends at 1:00 pm, Early buying at 8:00 am ($15), Set-up: Saturday, 11 October, 7:00 am opening time for exhibitors, Southern Connecticut Antique Bottle and Glass Collectors AssociationFor more information/contracts please contact Bob,, 914.241.9597

12 October 2014 (Sunday) Keene, New HampshireYankee Bottle Club’s 47th Annual Show & Sale, 9:00 am – 2:30 pm, early buyers at 8:00 am. Show Address: Keene High School, Arch Street, Keene, New Hampshire, Contact Info: 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,

18 October 2014 (Saturday) Richmond, Rhode IslandThe Little Rhody Bottle Club Tailgate Swap Meet, (9:00 am to 3:00 pm) at the Jules Antique Center, 320 Kingstown Road, Richmond, Rhode Island, (3 miles East of Route #95 on Route #138). Free set up for members and nonmembers. Free coffee, donuts, and pizza for participants. Bring your own tables! Info: William Rose, 508.880.4929. FOHBC Member Club


19 October 2014 (Sunday) Scriba, New YorkThe Empire State Bottle Collectors Association’s 16th Annual Show & Sale, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, Scriba Fire Hall, U.S. Route 104 East, Scriba (2 miles East of Oswego), Contact: Barry Haynes, PO Box 900, Mexico, New York 13114, 315.963.0922 or John Golley, FOHBC Member Club

26 October 2014 (Sunday) Matteson, Illinois45th Annual 1st Chicago Bottle Club Show & Sale at the Matteson Holiday Inn, 500 Holiday Plaza Drive, Matteson Illinois 60443, Sunday 9:00 am -2:00 pm, No early admission, Dealer set-up 7:15 am to 9:00 am, Cost of admission: $3, 1st Chicago Bottle Club,, Contact: John Vlahovich, Show Chairman, 139 Concord Court, Dyer, Indiana 46311, Tele: 630.390.9679, FOHBC Member Club


26 October 2014 (Sunday) Findlay, Ohio38th Annual Findlay Antique Bottle Show, Early Bird Admission 7:00 am – 9:00 am, $10 (w/complimentary donuts & coffee) General Admission 9:00 am - 2:00 pm, $2.00 (Kids under 12 free w/adults)​ NEW LOCATION = More Dealer Tables at Findlay Senior Center Reception Hall, 339 E. Melrose Avenue, Findlay, Ohio 45840 (approx. 1 mile north of Findlay College then 1/2 mile east off Main Street at corner of Melrose and Blanchard). Free appraisals with paid admission. Free parking, heated building, withrestrooms and food concession inside. Dealer set up on Saturday, October 25. (NO ​public ​early bird adm​ission on Saturday) 8′ Dealer tables are $35 each (limit 4) Contact Show Chairman Fred Curtis 419.424.0486, Details and map on website: Findlay Bottle Club, e-mail: FOHBC Member Club

November 2014


02 November 2014 (Sunday) Milwaukee, Wisconsin - Wisconsin Antique Advertising Club presents Antiques Under Glass at the Mitchell Park Domes, Over 150 unique vendors selling an array of antique bottles and one of a kind advertising collectibles. $40 a table for non-members, Club members $30. Dealer set-up: 6:00 am – 9:00 am. Show starts at 9:00 am. Info: FOHBC Member Club

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02 November 2014 (Sunday) Elkton, MarylandThe Tri-State Bottle Collectors and Diggers Club, Inc., 42nd Annual Antique Bottle and Collectibles Show and Sale will be held on Sunday, November 2, 2014 from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm at the Singerly Fire Hall, Routes 279 & 213 (I-95, exit 109A) Elkton, Maryland 21922. Admission: $3 – children under 12 free. Contact: Dave Brown, 302.738.9960 or E-mail FOHBC Member Club

08 November 2014 (Saturday) Jacksonville, Florida - Antique Bottle Collectors of North Florida 47th Annual Show & Sale at the Fraternal Order of Police Building, 5530 Beach Boulevard, Jacksonville, Florida, Saturday, 8:00 am to 3:00 pm, Free Admission, Early buyers: Friday, November 7, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm $15, Set-up: Friday, 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm, Club: Antique Bottle Collectors of North Florida, Contact: Mike Skie, 3047 Julington Creek Road, Jacksonville, Florida 32223, 904.710.0422 or Jackie McRae 904.879.3696

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08 November 2014 (Saturday) Belleville, IllinoisEastside Spectacular #8 at the Belleclair Fairgrounds, 200 S. Belt East, Belleville, Illinois, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, Early admission: 7:00 am, Early admission $20, Public admission $2, Contact Kevin Kious, 618.346.2634 or Curt Faulkenberry, 636.797.5220


09 November 2014 (Sunday) Pittsburgh, PennsylvaniaPittsburgh Antique Bottle Club Annual Bottle Show at Rostraver Ice Garden, Gallitin Road and Route 51 North, Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania 15012, Sunday 9:00 am to 2:00 pm, Early admission: Sunday 7:00 am, Set up: Sunday 7:00 am. Cost of admission: $3 general admission, $25 early admission, Pittsburgh Antique Bottle Club, Contact: Bob DeCroo, Treasurer, 694 Fayette City Road, Fayette City, Pennsylvania 15438, 724.326.8741, FOHBC Member Club

09 November 2014 (Sunday) York, Pennsylvania – NEW SHOW! Announcing a New Bottle Show!, 8:00 am to 3:00 pm at the famous York, Pennsylvania Fairgrounds, inside the main building, 334 Carlisle Avenue, York, Pennsylvania, Contact: Bill Thomas, 443.617.1760,

09 November 2014 (Sunday) Oakland, New JerseyNorth Jersey Antique Bottle Collectors Assn. 45th Annual Show & Sale, 9:00 am to 2:00 pm, early buyers 8:00 am, Oakland Elks Club, 33 Ramapo Valley Road, Oakland, New Jersey, Contact: Ken 973.907.7351 or Jim 516.454.8993 FOHBC Member Club

15 November 2014 (Saturday) Royal Oak, MichiganThe Metropolitan Detroit Antique Bottle Club’s 32nd Annual Antique Bottle Show, 9:30 am – 3:00 pm, Show Address: Royal Oak Elks Lodge, 2401 E. Fourth Street, Royal Oak, Michigan, Contact Info: Mike Brodzik, 586.219.9980, or Bruce Heckman, 248.760.1722, FOHBC Member Club

30 November 2014 (Sunday) Bethlehem, PennsylvaniaForks of the Delaware Bottle Collectors Association 41st Annual Bottle and Antique Show & Sale at the Bethlehem Catholic High School, 2133 Madison Avenue, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18017, Sunday, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm, $2 Admission, Dealer set up 6:00 am – 9:00 am, Information, Bill Hegedus, 20 Cambridge Place, Catasauqua, Pennsylvania 18032, 610.264.3130

December 2014


06 December 2014 (Saturday) Roseville, California - 49er Historical Bottle Associations 37th Annual “Best of the West” Historic Bottle & Glass Show at the Placer County Fairgrounds, 800 All America City Boulevard, Roseville, California, Saturday, December 6th, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm, Free Admission, $10 Earlybird Admission on Friday, Set-up Friday, December 5th, noon – 6:00 pm, Sunday, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm, Contact: Mike McKillop, 916.367.1829, FOHBC Member Club

07 December 2014 (Sunday) Enfield, ConnecticutYankee Polecat Insulator Club’s 2nd Annual “Beat the Snow” Antique Insulator, Bottle & Collectibles Show 8:00 am – 2:00 pm. Insulators, Bottles, Railroadiana, Telephone & Telegraph Collectibles, Lightning Rod Equipment. Free admission, American Legion Hall, 56 Enfield Street (US Route 5), Enfield, Connecticut (Exit 49 off I-91) Contact: John Rajpolt,

February 2015

01 February 2015 (Sunday) Manville, New Jersey19th Annual New Jersey Antique Bottle Club 2015 Show and Sale at the Manville VFW, 600 Washington Avenue, Manville, New Jersey 08835, Sunday, February 1st, 2015 9:00 am to 2:00 pm, No Early Admission, Set-up at 7:00 am, Cost of admission: $3. New Jersey Antique Bottle Club,, Contact: Bob Strickhart, Show Chairman, 3 Harvest Drive, Pennington, New Jersey 08534-3205, 609.818.1981, E-mail: FOHBC Member Club


22 February 2015 (Sunday) Enfield, Connecticut - Somers Antique Bottle Club – 44th Annual Show and Sale at St. Bernard School, 232 Pearl Street, Enfield, Connecticut 06082, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm. Early buyers at 8:00 am. On site parking. Take exit 47-W from I-91 and follow show signs. Five minutes to school. Admission: $2. Ages 12 and under free. Info: Rose Sokol, 860.745.7688, FOHBC Member Club

March 2015

08 March 2015 (Sunday) Baltimore, MarylandThe Baltimore Antique Bottle Club’s 35th Annual Show & Sale, 8:00 am to 3:00 pm., web:, Physical Education Center, CCBC-Essex, 7201 Rossville Boulevard, (I-695, Exit 34), Contact: Rick Lease, 410.458.9405, or Andy Agnew (for contracts), 410.527.1707, FOHBC Member Club

August 2015


31 July – 02 August 2015 (Saturday & Sunday) Chattanooga, Tennessee - Chattanooga has been selected for the 2015 FOHBC Southern Region National Antique Bottle Show. The show will be held at the Chattanooga Convention Center, Sunday August 2, with dealer set-up and early buyers on Saturday. The Chattanooga Marriott Downtown will be the host hotel and is connected to the convention center. The banquet/bottle competition, seminars, auction, and membership meetings will be held at the Marriott. Jack Hewitt and John Joiner will be serving as show co-chairpersons. FOHBC National Show