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Entire month of May
N.A.M.E.’s Create site is hosting “Kits, Kits and More Kits”

Beginning with the first three weeks of May, there will be opportunities to purchase specials from some of your favorite of kit makers. There will be a new kit maker featured every two days. Check the calendar to see who is selling today and who is coming up later. Some will have an offer for an exclusive kit, some will offer discounts or some free shipping. Be sure to check every single day because the offers will disappear when their time is up.
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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)
Debbie Young hosts a weekly online meeting on Wednesdays to work on Roundtables – not just hers, but any and all Roundtables you have acquired over the years. Share the Roundtables you have recently completed, pick up assembly tips and visit while you work.
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Fridays – every other (ongoing); 10am – 1pm Pacific
NAME 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 9 – June 13 (Sundays), 2021; 10am – 1pm Pacific
NAME Workshop: Neverwas A Steampunk House on Wheels with Michelle Miller
Online via Zoom
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May 15, 2021 (ongoing)
Peg’s Dollhouse Shop Retirement Sale

Santa Rosa, CA
Longtime dollhouse shop owner and miniatures dealer, Peggy Pucket is clearing her miniature inventory and personal miniature collection from her 40+ years in miniatures. Great prices. Many hard to find and out of production pieces. Browse the contents of her vast miniature inventory located in the quaint cottage just behind her main house. Come early for the best selection. Limit of 4 customers at a time. Please wear a mask. Call ahead to make an appointment 707-823-3478.
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May 22, 2021; 11am Pacific
NAME Workshop: 1″ Miniature Funny Cake with Bethina Murta
Online via Zoom
To receive your kit in time for the class, you must order before May 7.
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May 23-30, 2021
NAME Quick Minis

NAME’s Create site will have Quick Mini kits to go with the Steampunk theme for the Quarter Scale NEVERWAS workshop scheduled for May and June; as well as, kits in other scales and more traditional styles.
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May 29, 2021; 10am – 2pm Pacific
NAME Workshop: It’s a Steampunk World with Cat Wingler
Online via Zoom
Dress a 1″ mannequin and make a hat and accessories.
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May 29, 2021
NAME Lunch and Learn with Terri Maxwell (Zoom)

Terri is known for her unique, creative approach to completing kits and she will share how she approaches her projects and where her ideas originate.
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May 31 – June 6, 2021
NAME Garage Sale (kits and stuff needed for kits)

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2021logoJuly 22-25, 2021 POSTPONED UNTIL JULY 2023 (dates TBD)
NAME National Convention in Providence, RI
The theme is “From Sea to Shining Sea”
Every Summer, NAME holds a national convention. The official start of the convention is on Thursday, and ends on Sunday, but other activities begin on Monday. More info

August 14, 2021
9th Annual Miniatures in the Wine Country Show
Two shows about 1 mile apart. 50+ tables of miniatures plus dollhouse and room boxes. $5 admission gets you into both shows.
1st Show: Eagles Hall, 217 E. Lockeford Street Lodi, CA 95240; 10:00am-4:00pm
2nd Show: Deb’s Showroom, 1024 Industrial Way Suite A Lodi, CA 95240; 9:00am-5:00pm
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October 2, 2021
Theme: Tiki Bar. NAME Day unites and involves NAME members by doing the same project throughout the US and internationally. Participation in an event may occur in clubs, locally, statewide, regionally, or online. More info

October 9-10, 2021; Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 11am-4pm 
Good Sam Showcase of Miniatures
Doubletree Hotel, 2050 Gateway Place, San Jose, CA
The largest miniature show west of the Mississippi. Showroom, workshops, children’s workshops, exhibits, door prizes, and more. Benefiting Plane Tree Health Library. More info


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NAME Online Houseparty
The theme is “Splintered Fairy Tales”
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February 12-13, 2022
35th Annual Miniature Fantasy Show and Sale

Courtyard by Marriot Hotel, 6333 Bristol Pkwy, Culver City, CA
The show has an exhibit room for viewing and a sale room for purchasing. Artists working in miniature come from around the country to display and sell their work. Classes on Sunday. More info

ComeFlyWithMe-logoMAY 6-8, 2022
NAME All-Scales Houseparty in Portland, OR
The theme is “Come Fly with Me”
A regional houseparty which officially begins on Friday and ends on Sunday. Other activities start up early, generally on Thursday. More info

2020 Winter Wondeland LogoJuly-Aug., 2022 (date tbd)
NAME National in Indianapolis, IN
The theme is “Winter Wonderland”
Every Summer, NAME holds a national convention. The official start of the convention is on Thursday, and ends on Sunday, but other activities begin on Monday.

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