Pewter Collectors Meet: 25-27 SEP 09

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The Pewter Collector’s Club of America (PCCA) consists of over 500 individuals and institutions. It meets at the Best Western Blue Water Resort in Yarmouth Massachusetts. Special visits to private homes, in-depth discussions, and seminars will be presented. Interested parties can go to the PCCA website to discover more.

AAA Annual National Conference 7-8 NOV 09 in NYC

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The Appraisers Association of America (AAA) is holding its Annual Conference at the New York Athletic Club overlooking Central Park on the weekend of 7/8 November 2009.  Members of other appraisal societies are welcome. The history of AAA is long. “Founded in 1949, the Appraisers Association of America, Inc. is the oldest non-profit professional association of… Read more »

See Large Men Throwing Stuff: Celtic Festival

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Richmond Virginia: October 24 & 25, 2009 The 15th annual Meadow Highland Games & Celtic Festival (formerly the Richmond Highland Games & Celtic Festival) features two days of music, food, and silly men throwing stuff up into the air to the immense amusement of children. And for those of you that get dragged along against… Read more »

Good Cause: Rappahannock Riverfest 2009

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Fredericksburg Virginia September 19, 2009 Excerpt from their website: “Friends of the Rappahannock (FOR) was formed in 1985 as a non-profit, grassroots conservation organization. We are citizens from all walks of life, whose common goal is to maintain the water quality and scenic beauty of the Rappahannock River and its tributaries. We work with a… Read more »

Folk Art Society of America Conference 29 OCT-1 NOV 09

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The Folk Art Society of America will host its 22nd annual conference in St. Petersburg Florida 29 OCT through 1 NOV 09. There will be a benefit auction, tours of homes and private collections, their annual Awards of Distinction presentation, social events, and a day trip to Sarasota will be featured over the weekend. For… Read more »

Corning Museum Symposium: 1-3 OCT 09

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The Carder Steuben Club, with co-host the Corning Museum of Glass, will present its annual art glass symposium at the museum in Corning New York. If you like art glass, you probably already know all about Frederick Carder, but just in case you don’t, click on his link to get the Wikipedia lowdown. Details of… Read more »

Bedford Coverlet Museum Exhibition: 26, 27 SEP 09

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The National Museum of the American Coverlet located in Bedford Pennsylvania will have on special exhibit fine items from the Kitty Bell & Ron Walter collection. The exhibit’s title, Flax & Fleece: Fiber to Fabric, focuses on processes and tools used in textile production typical to the American home and farm during the late 18th… Read more »