Miniature Events for May 2023

Check out the mini events happening this month:

Tuesdays (ongoing); 4pm Pacific
Mini Cyber Club (MCC) Hosts Escape from Quarantine Meeting (Zoom)
Join other miniaturists in conversation while working on minis.
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Wednesdays (ongoing); 4pm Pacific
Round TUIT Roundtable Work Sessions (Zoom)
These sessions meet online every Wednesday and are hosted by a team member. Participants work on roundtable kits acquired over the years, share the roundtables they have recently completed, pick up assembly tips, and visit while working.
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Fridays – every other (ongoing); 10am – 1pm Pacific
N.A.M.E. UFOers Meeting (Zoom)
Join Debbie Colombo as she hosts a bi-weekly meeting to work on UFO’s. If you don’t have any to work on don’t worry…you can work on any project you would like to…or join us just to chat. This is just a few hours to visit with others while working on miniatures.
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May 5, 2023; 4pm Pacific Shares with Preston Poling

Create invites you to join us on Friday evening, May 5th at 7PM Eastern for a Create Shares, with Preston Poling, also known as the Bearded Miniaturist, as he discusses his appearance on the CBC show Best in Miniature. 
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May 6, 2023; 11am Pacific workshop Making Peonies with Terry Unnold

Terry will share how she makes one inch scale peonies with tissue paper, printer paper and these easy to find punches — 5/8th inch cherry blossom and maple leaf.
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May 13, 2023; 10am Pacific Shares with Cynthia Treen

Join miniature designer, teacher, and author Cynthia Treen for a Zoom talk about her new book Wind in the Willows Felt Friends where she shares sewing pint-sized felt animals and teaching the joyful craft of hand-stitching.
More info

May 13, 2032; 10am
MiniCals workshop: Jelly Cupboard and Vegetable Bin

18665 Madrone Parkway, Morgan Hill, CA
Two items for your country kitchen will be made of alderwood. A vegetable bin will have a wire screen front, and the jelly cupboard will have shelving. Bring a basic toolbox, jig, and a lunch.
Contact Ruth Heisch for more info.

May 14, 2023; 9am – 5pm
11th Annual Miniatures on the Waterfront Show & Sale

2 locations: Eagles Hall, 217 E Lockeford St., Lodi, CA 95240; 1024 Industrial Way, Suite A, Lodi, CA 95240
$5 admission gets you into both shows. Free raffles for door prizes and gift baskets. Real Estate Row – find a new mini home! If you want to sell a home on Real Estate Row and are not a contracted vendor, the fee is $20.00. Contact Debbie for more info or visit the show website. Dealers and individuals who would like to sell their merchandise, please contact Debbie.

May 15 – 20, 2023
NAME Online Auction

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May 19 – 20, 2023
Southern Oregon State Day

West Main Church of Christ, 1701 W Main St., Medford, OR 97504
Create a 1:48 treehouse getaway. Make a wire armature tree and a lighted room treehouse. Abundant kits, door prizes, TV tray sale, and more. Contact Kim or Bonnie for more info and registration.

May 20, 2023; 10am Pacific Workshop: Fountain Grass with Pamela Ridgley

Online via Zoom
More info

May 21, 2023; 11am Pacific Shares to make Hydrangeas and Ferns with Wanda Waterfield

Join Wanda to learn how to make ferns and hydrangeas.
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May 27, 2023; 11am Pacific workshop: Patio/Porch/Garden Flower Cart with Barbara Thornton-Hill

Join Barbara to make a cute little cart to display your Spring plants and flowers in.
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May 28, 2023; 11am Pacific workshop Bromeliads with Charrita Teague

Make two varieties of Bromelaids and get ideas on how to use this process for other tropical plants.
More info

Find upcoming events on the calendar page of the NAME N2 website and at

This information is offered as a service to the community of miniature enthusiasts. If you know of a miniature related event or have information/photos to share, please contact the N.A.M.E. N2 Region Webmaster.

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