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2021

Tuesdays (ongoing); 4pm Pacific
Mini Cyber Club (MCC) Hosts Escape from Quarantine Meeting (Zoom)
Join other miniaturists in conversation while working on minis.
More info

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.
More info

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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September 25, 2021; 10am
MiniCals & Through the Looking Glass host NAME Day
M&L Precision, 18665 Madrone Pkwy., Morgan Hill, CA
MiniCals and Through the Looking Glass are inviting area NAME members to take part in the 2021 NAME Day project, “Tiki Time.” There will be door prizes, a silent auction, shoebox sales, exhibits, gifts, breakfast and lunch. Cost $45. For more info, contact Ruth Heisch.

September 25, 2021; 11 am Pacific
NAME Workshop: Red Hat Society Dog in Tote, Alice Zinn (Zoom)
Students will be given a pre-made dog to paint and apply faux fur flocking to. They will make a tiny red flocked hat with purple silk ribbon band. A small chew toy slipper is constructed from felt and velvet. Students will construct a tote bag and learn to apply cording. Last Day to order:  September 11, 2021.
More info

October 2, 2021
NAME Day
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
To participate online, visit the Mini Cyber Club website.

October 8, 2021
Pre-registered workshops for adults at the Good Sam Showcase of Miniatures
Doubletree Hotel, 2050 Gateway Place, San Jose, CA
The free workshops for children have been cancelled due to the pandemic.
More info and registration

October 9-10, 2021
Pre-registered workshops for youth at the Good Sam Showcase of Miniatures
Doubletree Hotel, 2050 Gateway Place, San Jose, CA
Youths age 13+ who are vaccinated are invited to participate in the pre-registered workshops. The free workshops for children have been cancelled due to the pandemic.
More info and registration

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. Masks and proof of vaccination are required. More info

October 9, 2021; Saturday 7pm-9pm
NAME Night at the Good Sam Showcase of Miniatures
Doubletree Hotel, 2050 Gateway Place, San Jose, CA
Free make `n takes, demonstrations, games, goodie bags, door prizes. This night is for all miniaturists and is sponsored by NAME. You do not have to be a member to join in the camaraderie. More info

2022

January 7-9, 2022
Winter Miniature Show and Sale
1024 Industrial Way, Suite A, Lodi, CA
Free admission. You must pre-register. To sign up, email Debbie. Include the day you would like to come and the number of people in your party. Due to the size of the venue, admission is limited to 50 a day.

January 29, 2022
Annual Miniature Fantasy Show and Sale
Courtyard by Marriott 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, Jan. 30. Organized by the Miniatures West Club. More info

February 5 & 6, 2022
47th Annual San Diego Miniatures Show & Sale
San Diego Marriott Del Mar, 11966 El Camino Real, San Diego, CA
Sales, exhibits, make ’n take workshops. More info

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February 17-20, 2022
NAME Online Houseparty
The theme is “Splintered Fairy Tales”
More info

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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 LogoSeptember 1-4, 2022
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. Registration opens Feb. 25, 2022. More info


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