CANCELLED: Annual Miniature Show & Sale in Sebastopol

Due to the incidents in Sonoma County, the 2019 show has been cancelled.

November 2, 2019; 10am – 3 pm
Annual Miniature Show and Sale
Sebastopol Masonic Hall, 373 N Main St., Sebastopol, CA
Contact Lori for more info
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Annual Miniature Show & Sale in Sebastopol – cancelled

Due to the incidents in Sonoma County, this show has been cancelled.

November 2, 2019; 10am – 3 pm
Annual Miniature Show and Sale
Sebastopol Masonic Hall, 373 N Main St., Sebastopol, CA
Admission $2; kids free. Dealer tables available $40. Contact Lori for more info
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Lodi Miniature Show – Rescheduled

September 14-15, 2019;  9am – 3pm
Lodi Miniature Show
NEW LOCATION: 1024 Industrial Way,  Suite A, Lodi, CA 95240
This show was cancelled, but it is now taking place in a smaller venue. Attendance is limited to 50 people per day. Attendees must register (free admission). To
sign up to attend the show, email your name (or a group of names if you are coming with friends) and the date you would like to attend, the 14th or 15th of September. Your spot will be confirmed. Email Debbie Heard.

Visit the show website for more info.


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Make Plans for the 2019 Good Sam Show

October 12th and 13th, 2019
Saturday 10am – 5pm, Sunday 11am – 4pm

Show Location
Doubletree Hotel San Jose (1/2 Mile from San Jose International Airport)
2050 Gateway Place, San Jose, CA
(408) 453-4000 or make reservations online.

Show Admission
Adults $7, Seniors (62+) $5, Children (5-12) $3, Children under 5 free (no strollers please). Free Door Prizes. A special children’s drawing each day. The show is a benefit for the PlaneTree Health Library.

For more show information, visit the Good Sam Show website.

SHOW EVENTS

Friday, October 11th

Good Sam Workshop: Bluebird with Beth Freeman-Kane, South Africa

Good Sam Workshop: Bluebird with Beth Freeman-Kane, South Africa

Friday Workshops
Join us for exciting workshops on Friday, October 11th, featuring prominent teachers from the U.S. and Europe. Friday Workshops are held at the hotel. Workshop registration is now open. View the workshops.

Saturday, October 12th & Sunday, October 13th

Sales Tables
Shop with 100 dealers featuring artisans from all over the country and several international dealers, including a number of IGMA Artisans and Fellows! You’ll find everything you need to finish that special miniature project including dollhouses, room boxes, unique furniture, beautiful dolls, food that looks good enough to eat, holiday items and much more. See the dealer list.

Exhibits
Unique and one-of-a-kind exhibits on display outside the sales floor. First-time and long-time exhibitors are strongly encouraged to bring their room boxes, structures and unusual containers to share in 2019.

Free Fun for Kids! 
Children can make a miniature project of their very own at our free Children’s Workshops Saturday and Sunday from Noon until 3 pm. They can try building, landscaping, or soar with their imagination before going over to the Children’s Sales Table where we have priced miniature items for a child’s budget.

Dealer Donation Drawings
Tickets will be on sale for the Dealer Donation Drawings to be held Sunday at 3:15 pm. You do not need to be present to win.

Saturday, October 12th Only

Silent Auction
The Silent Auction will be Saturday, October 12th from 10 am to 2 pm. There will be wonderful miniatures to bid on. Bid early, bid often.

Pre-Registered Children’s Workshops
Special classes for children at the show on Saturday. Children must be pre-registered for these classes. Information about the 2019 classes should be posted by early September.

Sunday, October 13th Only

Tools and Techniques
Sunday, October 13th from 9:30 am to 10:50 am there will be a FREE “Tools and Techniques” seminar for all. It is held at the show venue and will cover a number of power and hand tools, as well as information on roofing, flooring, wall treatments, basic landscaping, and other aspects of making miniatures.

Dealer Donation Drawings
Dealers donate items to a special Dealer Donation Drawing. Tickets may be purchased at the show and winners will be drawn Sunday at 3:15pm. You do not need to be present to win.

After the Show, Monday, October 14th

Marquetry Dower Chest circa 1850 with Chris Malcomson

Academy of Miniatures Worksnhop: Marquetry Dower Chest circa 1850 with Chris Malcomson.

Good Sam Academy of Miniatures
The Good Sam Academy of Miniatures offers multi-day classes taught by miniaturists that are leaders in their selected fields and have been teaching their skills to miniaturists for several years. Classes will take place immediately after the 2019 Good Sam Show. View the Academy class listing.

For more show information, visit the Good Sam Show website.


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This Weekend: Mini Show in Sebastopol, CA

November 3, 2018; 10 am-3pm 5th Annual Miniature Show & Sale in Sebastopol Sebastopol Masonic Hall, 373 N. Main St., Sebastopol, CA Admission $2. Children free. Dealer tables $40. Contact Lori 707-829-0795 or email Deb.


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5th Annual Miniature Show & Sale in Sebastopol

November 3, 2018; 10 am-3pm
5th Annual Miniature Show & Sale in Sebastopol
Sebastopol Masonic Hall, 373 N. Main St., Sebastopol, CA
Admission $2. Children free. Dealer tables $40. Contact Lori 707-829-0795 or email Deb.


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This Weekend: Miniatures in the Wine Country Shows

Miniature Shows & Sale in Lodi Wine Country (formerly the Stockton Miniature Show)
JUNE 30th, 2018

The former Stockton Miniature Show has had to change locations due to the hall closing.  The event has moved to the Lodi wine country.

2 shows at once happening less than 2 miles apart:

  • 1st show-hours 9am-3pm
    Location: Lodi Moose Lodge, 3824 Woodbridge Road E. Acampo, CA 95220
  • 2nd show-hours 11am-7pm
    Location: Elks Lodge, 19071 N. Lower Sacramento Road, Woodbridge, CA 95258

One paid admission for both shows: adults $7.00; children under 12 are free.

Nearby Hotels with discounted rates:

  • Holiday Inn & Suites (2.5 Miles from shows) 209-210-0150
  • Hampton Inn & suites (2.5 miles from shows) 209-369-2700
  • Best Western I-5 Inn & Suites (8 miles from shows) 209-367-3000

Bring your “real estate” and sell it on Real Estate Row $20.00 (free for vendors).

For more information, visit miniaturesonthewaterfront.com, or contact Leslie Flint or Debbie Heard.


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Announcing 2 New Mini Shows in Lodi Wine Country

Miniature Shows & Sale in Lodi Wine Country (formerly the Stockton Miniature Show)
JUNE 30th, 2018

The former Stockton Miniature Show has had to change locations due to the hall closing.  The event has moved to the Lodi wine country.

2 shows at once happening less than 2 miles apart:

  • 1st show-hours 9am-3pm
    Location: Lodi Moose Lodge, 3824 Woodbridge Road E. Acampo, CA 95220
  • 2nd show-hours 11am-7pm
    Location: Elks Lodge, 19071 N. Lower Sacramento Road, Woodbridge, CA 95258

One paid admission for both shows: adults $7.00; children under 12 are free.

Nearby Hotels with discounted rates:

  • Holiday Inn & Suites (2.5 Miles from shows) 209-210-0150
  • Hampton Inn & suites (2.5 miles from shows) 209-369-2700
  • Best Western I-5 Inn & Suites (8 miles from shows) 209-367-3000

Ask for Lodi Miniature Show rates. Book by 5/1/2018 to secure the room rate. The rate is available June 29th and/or June 30th.

For dealer contract and information, contact Leslie Flint.

Bring your “real estate” and sell it on Real Estate Row $20.00 (free for vendors).

For more information, visit miniaturesonthewaterfront.com, or contact Leslie Flint or Debbie Heard.


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This Weekend is the 2017 Good Sam Show

October 7th and 8th, 2017
Saturday 10am – 5pm, Sunday 11am – 4pm

Show Location
Doubletree Hotel San Jose (1/2 Mile from San Jose International Airport)
2050 Gateway Place, San Jose, CA
(408) 453-4000 or make reservations online.

Show Admission
Adults $7, Seniors (62+) $5, Children (5-12) $3, Children under 5 free (no strollers please). Free Door Prizes. A special children’s drawing each day. The show is a benefit for the PlaneTree Health Library.

For more show information, visit the Good Sam Show website.

SHOW EVENTS

Friday, October 6th

workshop photo

Good Sam Friday Workshop: Rhine River Market Stall with Luci Hanson, Cascade Miniatures

Friday Workshops
Join us for exciting workshops on Friday, October 6th, featuring prominent teachers from all over the country. Friday Workshops are held at the hotel.   Workshop registration is now open. View the workshops.

Saturday, October 7th & Sunday, October 8th

Special Event
Now you can be a doll in your own miniature room. Holodeck 3D Studios will scan and print you in 3D. 1:12 custom scaled. Dress in your favorite outfit to match your room.

Sales Tables
Shop with 100 dealers featuring artisans from all over the country and several international dealers, including a number of IGMA Artisans and Fellows! You’ll find everything you need to finish that special miniature project including dollhouses, room boxes, unique furniture, beautiful dolls, food that looks good enough to eat, holiday items and much more. See the dealer list.

Exhibits
Unique and one-of-a-kind exhibits on display outside the sales floor. First-time and long-time exhibitors are strongly encouraged to bring their room boxes, structures and unusual containers to share in 2017.

Free Fun for Kids! 
Children can make a miniature project of their very own at our free Children’s Workshops Saturday and Sunday from Noon until 3 pm. They can try building, landscaping, or soar with their imagination before going over to the Children’s Sales Table where we have priced miniature items for a child’s budget.

Dealer Donation Drawings
Tickets will be on sale for the Dealer Donation Drawings to be held Sunday at 3:15 pm.  You do not need to be present to win.

Saturday, October 7th Only

Silent Auction
The Silent Auction will be Saturday, October 7th from 10 am to 2 pm There will be wonderful miniatures to bid on. Bid early, bid often.

workshop photo

Good Sam Children’s Workshop: Cookies For Santa by Cade Deverell

Pre-Registered Children’s Workshops
We have special classes for children at the show on Saturday. Children must be pre-registered for these classes. Workshop registration is now open. View the Children’s workshops.

Sunday, October 8th Only

Tools and Techniques
Sunday, October 8th from 9:30 am to 10:50 am we will have a FREE “Tools and Techniques” seminar for all. It is held at the show venue and will cover a number of power and hand tools, as well as information on roofing, flooring, wall treatments, basic landscaping, and other aspects of making miniatures. Please join us.

Dealer Donation Drawings
Our spectacular dealers donate items to a special Dealer Donation Drawing.  Tickets may be purchased at the show and winners will be drawn Sunday at 3:15pm.  You do not need to be present to win.

After the Show, Monday, October 9th

workshop photo

Good Sam Academy Workshop: Classic Country Dough Table with Ken Byers, Shaker Works West

Good Sam Academy of Miniatures
The Good Sam Academy of Miniatures offers multi-day classes taught by miniaturists that are leaders in their selected fields and have been teaching their skills to miniaturists for several years.  Classes will take place immediately after the 2017 Good Sam Show. Academy registration is now open. View the Academy class listing.

For more show information, visit the Good Sam Show website.


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.

photo of Good Sam Workshop: Artist Paint Box with Valerie Casson, France

2017 Good Sam Show

October 7th and 8th, 2017
Saturday 10am – 5pm, Sunday 11am – 4pm

Show Location
Doubletree Hotel San Jose (1/2 Mile from San Jose International Airport)
2050 Gateway Place, San Jose, CA
(408) 453-4000 or make reservations online.

Show Admission
Adults $7, Seniors (62+) $5, Children (5-12) $3, Children under 5 free (no strollers please). Free Door Prizes. A special children’s drawing each day. The show is a benefit for the PlaneTree Health Library.

For more show information, visit the Good Sam Show website.

SHOW EVENTS

Friday, October 6th

workshop photo

Good Sam Friday Workshop: Rhine River Market Stall with Luci Hanson, Cascade Miniatures

Friday Workshops
Join us for exciting workshops on Friday, October 6th, featuring prominent teachers from all over the country. Friday Workshops are held at the hotel.   Workshop registration is now open. View the workshops.

Saturday, October 7th & Sunday, October 8th

Special Event
Now you can be a doll in your own miniature room. Holodeck 3D Studios will scan and print you in 3D. 1:12 custom scaled. Dress in your favorite outfit to match your room.

Sales Tables
Shop with 100 dealers featuring artisans from all over the country and several international dealers, including a number of IGMA Artisans and Fellows! You’ll find everything you need to finish that special miniature project including dollhouses, room boxes, unique furniture, beautiful dolls, food that looks good enough to eat, holiday items and much more. See the dealer list.

Exhibits
Unique and one-of-a-kind exhibits on display outside the sales floor. First-time and long-time exhibitors are strongly encouraged to bring their room boxes, structures and unusual containers to share in 2017.

Free Fun for Kids! 
Children can make a miniature project of their very own at our free Children’s Workshops Saturday and Sunday from Noon until 3 pm. They can try building, landscaping, or soar with their imagination before going over to the Children’s Sales Table where we have priced miniature items for a child’s budget.

Dealer Donation Drawings
Tickets will be on sale for the Dealer Donation Drawings to be held Sunday at 3:15 pm.  You do not need to be present to win.

Saturday, October 7th Only

Silent Auction
The Silent Auction will be Saturday, October 7th from 10 am to 2 pm There will be wonderful miniatures to bid on. Bid early, bid often.

workshop photo

Good Sam Children’s Workshop: Cookies For Santa by Cade Deverell

Pre-Registered Children’s Workshops
We have special classes for children at the show on Saturday. Children must be pre-registered for these classes. Workshop registration is now open. View the Children’s workshops.

Sunday, October 8th Only

Tools and Techniques
Sunday, October 8th from 9:30 am to 10:50 am we will have a FREE “Tools and Techniques” seminar for all. It is held at the show venue and will cover a number of power and hand tools, as well as information on roofing, flooring, wall treatments, basic landscaping, and other aspects of making miniatures. Please join us.

Dealer Donation Drawings
Our spectacular dealers donate items to a special Dealer Donation Drawing.  Tickets may be purchased at the show and winners will be drawn Sunday at 3:15pm.  You do not need to be present to win.

After the Show, Monday, October 9th

workshop photo

Good Sam Academy Workshop: Classic Country Dough Table with Ken Byers, Shaker Works West

Good Sam Academy of Miniatures
The Good Sam Academy of Miniatures offers multi-day classes taught by miniaturists that are leaders in their selected fields and have been teaching their skills to miniaturists for several years.  Classes will take place immediately after the 2017 Good Sam Show. Academy registration is now open. View the Academy class listing.

For more show information, visit the Good Sam Show website.


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.

Miniature Masterworks Show

Nell Corkin, Co-Chair of Miniature Masterworks, has provided the following information about the upcoming show. For more information/questions, please contact Nell.

Miniature Masterworks ShowMiniature Masterworks will be a miniature show unlike any other! You don’t have to be a member of IGMA to attend, and we hope our friends from NAME will join us.

Miniature Masterworks
Preview and Sale September 15
Show and Sale September 16 & 17
National Museum of Toys and Miniatures
Kansas City, MO

This one time only, special event juried show will be held inside the beautiful National Museum of Toys and Miniatures, which has one of the best collections of fine scale miniatures anywhere. Participating artists will be giving talks about their works on display in the museum on Saturday and Sunday.

Over 60 artists from around the world will be participating, including some who have never done a show before, some who seldom or never do shows, and some who are coming out of retirement just for this show. See the list of artists.

A highlight of the show will be The Barbara Marshall Award for Artistic Achievement, sponsored by the National Museum of Toys and Miniatures. It will honor miniatures artists whose work exceeds the current standards of fine-scale miniature making. All artists participating in Miniature Masterworks may enter one piece. Prizes will be awarded for first place ($15,000), second place ($10,000) and third place ($5,000). All pieces entered must be for sale, and all will be on display at the show all weekend.

This is the first time awards of this kind have been offered at a miniatures show in the United States. Don’t miss this chance to see some truly incredible works of miniature art!

A wide variety of wonderful miniatures, in every price range, will be available for sale all weekend.

Following the show on Sunday, September 17, there will be an open house from 6-10 PM  at the home and studio of Bill Robertson, which is near the museum. All are welcome. Bill’s shop is just as amazing as his work! Details and a map will be available at the show.

For more information about any aspect of the show, travel information for Kansas City, or to buy preview tickets, visit the Miniature Masterworks page.


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Stockton Miniatures Show and Sale

Next Weekend: 6th Annual Stockton Miniature Show

Don’t miss the 6th Annual Stockton Miniatures Show and Sale presented by Miniatures on the Waterfront.

When: Saturday June 03, 2017, 10am – 4pm

Location: Stockton Scottish Rite Hall, 33 East Alpine Avenue, Stockton, CA 95204

Dealers and dollhouse enthusiasts will be selling: dollhouses, furniture, accessories, electrical and lighting. Raffle. Find everything you need to start or finish that special miniature project. Admission: $6.00 at the door; $3.00 children 12 and under.

Lucy Hanson will be doing a FREE LED lighting seminar.

For accommodations, call the University Plaza Waterfront Hotel. 877-957-2378 or 209-323-3057).  Other hotel options are available.

For more information, email Leslie Flint or visit the Miniatures on the Waterfront website.

Cancelled: Renaissance Miniature and Fairy Sale

This event has been cancelled:
Renaissance Miniature and Fairy Sale
May 20, 2017 at 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
ModSpot, 1220 – 1222 J Street, Modesto, CA


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Public Day at the Sacramento Houseparty

Not registered for the NAME Sacramento Houseparty? You may still visit the Sales Room with vendors from around the country. Many wonderful exhibits will still be there for you to see, and a small Make ’n Take activity will be in the lobby outside of the salesroom.

Sacramento Houseparty Public Day 
Sunday, March 26, 2017; 11:30 am – 3:30 pm
The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Sacramento
2001 Point West Way, Sacramento, CA

Join us on the lower level in the California Ballroom.

Parking: $4.00/day. Park to the left of the main part of the hotel and enter through the side door on the lower level.

Free admission to the Exhibit room and Sales room.

No strollers please.

Contact Barbara Thornton-Hill for more information.

Invitation to Vendors: Sell at the Stockton Show

Vendors/individuals are invited to sell at the 6th Annual Dollhouse Miniature show and sale presented by Miniatures on the Waterfront.

When: Saturday June 03, 2017, 10:00am to 4:00pm

Location: Scottish Rite Masonic Center located at 33 W. Alpine Avenue, Stockton, CA 95204.

Sell your dollhouse(s) on Real Estate Row. Please let Leslie know how many you will be bringing so she will have enough tables for everyone who wants to sell their “Real Estate.” As usual, Real Estate Row is free to contracted vendors, and $20 for those who are not participating as a contracted vendor.

There will be food available for purchase at the show. Free pastries, muffins and coffee will be provided on Saturday morning.

For overnight accommodations, call the University Plaza Waterfront Hotel: 877-957-2378 or 209-323-3057. Other hotel options are available.

Please e-mail Leslie Flint or call 209-406-1206.

For more information, visit the Miniatures on the Waterfront website.

Crossroads doll and teddy bear show

Crossroads Doll & Teddy Bear Show

Antique, modern and handcrafted dolls, teddy bears, miniatures, clothes, furniture and accessories will be available at the show and sale.

Nov 5, 2016; 9:30 am – 3:30 pm
Family Community Church, 478 Piercy Road
San Jose, CA

Admission: Adults $8.00, Children under 12 $4.00. Free parking.

More info


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