February 25, 2020 

Is there a show that should be here? Or did we miss one? We’ll make sure to add it and include it in next year’s calendar. Write the publisher.

Shows and Events

February 1, 2020             Troy, MI
Detroit Postcard Show, Quality Inn, 2537 Rochester Court, Troy, MI. Hours 10-4. For information contact David Newman at postcarddave@hotmail.com. Admission free.

February 7-9, 2020         Amarillo, TX
Lone Star Antique Show, Amarillo Civic Center, 401 Buchanan Street, Amarillo, TX. Hours Fri 10-5, Sat 10-5, Sun 10-4. For information contact Gail Kinney (918) 619-2875. Admission $6.

February 8, 2020             Okemos, MI
Greater Lansing Postcard Show, Okemos Masonic Lodge, 2175 Hamilton Road, Okemos, MI (enter at back lower level). Hours 10-4. For information contact David Newman at postcarddave@hotmail.com. Admission free.

February 8-9, 2020         Myrtle Beach, SC
28th Annual Myrtle Beach Stamp & Postcard Show, Riverwalk Inn, 101 Harbour Boulevard (Highway 501 at the Intercoastal Waterway), Myrtle Beach, SC. Hours Sat 10-5, Sun 10-4. For information contact Donn Ebert lilfort@sccoast.net or (843) 347-0087. Admission free.

February 14-16, 2020      Tulsa, OK
Tulsa Antique Postcard and Paper Show, Exchange Center Building at Expo Square (Tulsa Fairgrounds),Tulsa, OK. Hours Fri 12-6, Sat 9-6, Sun 10-5. For information contact Jim Taylor at JMTaylor@ipa.net or (417) 389-1512. Admission $8, children 9-12 $4, children under 8 free.

February 15, 2020           Hagerstown, MD
Hagerstown Postcard and Stamp Show, Ramada Plaza Hotel, 1718 Underpass Way, Hagerstown, MD. Hours 9:30-3:30. For information contact Larry Hopp Hopplb@aol.com or (301) 739-3801. Admission free.

February 23, 2020           Toronto, ON
39th Annual Toronto Postcard Club Show, Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre, 6 Garamond Court (Don Mills Road and Wynford Drive, one light north of Eglinton Avenue), Toronto, ON. Hours 10-4. For Information contact Win Boyd info@torontopostcardclub.com. Admission $5.

February 29, 2020         Havre de Grace, MD
Chesapeake Postcard Fair and Postcard Auction, 100 Lagaret Lane, Havre de Grace, MD. Hours 9-4. For information contact marymartinpostcards@gmail.com or (410) 939-0999. Admission $3.

March 7-8, 2020              Oklahoma City, OK
Oklahoma City Postcard and Paper Show, OKC Fairgrounds, State Fair Park, Fairgrounds Expo Hall, 3001 General Pershing Boulevard, Oklahoma City, OK. Hours Sat 9-5, Sun 10-4. For information contact Jim Taylor jmtaylor@ipa.net or (417) 389-1512. Admission $6, children 9-12 $3, under 8 free.

March 8, 2020                   Arlington, VA
DC Antique Photo & Postcard show, Holiday Inn Rosslyn, 1900 North Ft. Myer Drive, Arlington, VA. Hours 8:30-4. For information contact marymartinpostcards@gmail.com or (410) 939-0999. Admission $7.

March 13-14, 2020            Plano, TX
Spring 2020 Greater Dallas Postcard and Paper Show, Comfort Inn and Suites Plano East, 700 Central Parkway East, Plano, TX. Hours Fri 10-6, Sat 9-4. For information contact Jim Taylor at jmtaylor@ipa.net or (888) 451-0340. Admission $4.

March 14, 2020                 Linglestown, PA
Harrisburg Postcard Show, Linglestown Volunteer Fire Company, 5901 Linglestown Road, Harrisburg, PA. Hours 9-4. For information contact Dale Biesecker (717) 334-1674 or Aaron Heckler pegpens822@gmail.com or (484) 655-8170. Admission $2.

March 15,2020                   Cheektowaga, NY
Buffalo Postcard Club’s 43rd Annual Show and Sale, Masonic Community Center, 2379 Union Road, Cheektowaga, NY. Hours 9-4. For information contact Bill Henderson (716) 638-1535. Admission $5.

March 20-21, 2020           Houston, TX
Houston Metro Postcard and Paper Show, Holiday Inn Houston Intercontinental Airport, 15222 John F. Kennedy Blvd., Houston, TX. Hours Fri 10-6, Sat 9-4. For information contact Jim Taylor at JMTaylor@ipa.net. Admission $6.

March 21, 2020                 Maumee, OH
Greater Toledo Postcard & Paper Show, Northern Light Masons Lodge,119 West Wayne Street, Maumee Ohio. Hours 10-4. For information contact David Newman at postcarddave@hotmail.com. Free admission.

March 21-22, 2020           Arcadia, CA
Los Angeles County Vintage Postcard & Paper Show, Arcadia Masonic Center, 50 West Duarte Road, Arcadia, CA. Hours Sat 10-5, Sun 10-4. For information contact jeremy.leroque@gmail.com or (626) 665-9435. Admission free.

March 27-28, 2020          Lancaster, PA
45th Annual Postcard Show of the Morlatton Postcard Club, Farm and Home Center, 1383 Arcadia Road, Lancaster, PA. Hours Fri 10-6, Sat 10-4. For information contact Kay Feight (717) 263-1638 or Dolores Rowe (610) 444-0641. Admission $2.50.

March 27-28, 2020           Springfield, MO
Springfield Missouri Spring Postcard and Paper Show and Sale, Lamplighter Inn-North, 2820 North Glenstone, Springfield, MO. Hours Fri 10-6, Sat 9-4. For information contact Jim Taylor postcards@courthousesquare.net or (888) 451-0340. Admission $4.

March 27-28, 2020           Shepton Mallet, UK
Festival of Cards, Bath & West Showground, Shepton Mallet, Somerset BA4 6QN, England. Hours Fri 10-6, Sat 9:30-4. For information contact Barrie +44 1278 445497. Admission £5.

March 28, 2020                 Omaha, NE
Omaha Postcard and Collectibles Show, Westside Community and Conference Center, 3534 South 108th Street, Omaha, NE. Hours 9-5. For information contact David Edwards Paperetc@aol.com or (402) 981-2646. Free admission.

March 28-29, 2020          Edmonton, AB
The Edmonton Stamp Club’s 2020 National Spring Show, Central Lions Recreation Center, 11113 – 113 Street, Edmonton, AB T5G0E9 . Hours Sat 10-5, Sun 10-4. For information contact John Bucci at mjrcards@telusplanet.net or (877) 456-7095 or www.edmontonstampclub.com. Admission free.

April 3, 2020                      New York, NY

NYC Vintage Photo Fair, The Watson Hotel, 440 West 57th Street, New York NY. Hours 9:30-5. For information contact marymartinpostcards@gmail.com or (410) 939-0999. Admission $7.

April 3-4, 2020                  Collinsville, IL
31st Annual Metro East Postcard Show, VFW Hall, 1234 Vandalia Street, Collinsville, IL. Hours Fri 9-5, Sat 9-4. For information contact Tom Snyder the.snyders@charter.net or (618) 531-4189. Admission free.

April 4-5, 2020                  New York, NY
New York Postcard Expo, The Watson Hotel, 440 West 57th Street, New York, NY. Hours Sat 11-6, Sun 10-4:30. For information contact marymartinpostcards@gmail.com or (410) 939-0999. Admission $8.

April 5, 2020                      Hutchinson, KS
13th Annual Kansas Territory Bottle and Postcard Show and Sale, Kansas State Fair Grounds, Sunflower Building, 2000 North Poplar Street, Hutchinson, KS. Hours 9-3. For information contact Mike McJunkin at scarleits@cox.net or (620) 728-8304 or Mark Law at kansasbottles@gmail.com or (785) 224-4836. Admission free.

April 5, 2020                       Milwaukee, WI

40th Milwaukee Postcard Show and Sale, Gonzaga Hall (St. Aloysius Church), 1441 South 92nd Street (Greenfield Avenue off I-94), Milwaukee, WI. Hours 9-4. For information contact Joe Stransky (608) 877-0538 or jstransky1@charter.net. Admission $3, $1 off with card.

April 10-11, 2020               Kalamazoo, MI
Southwest Michigan Postcard Club Postcard Show & Sale, Kalamazoo County Fairgrounds Expo Center, 2900 Lake Street, Kalamazoo, MI. Hours Fri 10-5, Sat 9-4. For information contact postcardwally@comcast.net or (517) 230-0734. Admission $2.

April 11, 2020                      Tampa, FL
Sunshine Post Card Club Winter Show Tampa Stadium Hotel, 4750 North Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa, FL 33614. Hours 10-6. For information contact Bonnie Wilpon bonnpon@att.net or (813) 766-7292 or Leah Schnall leahcard@aol.com or (941) 753-8794. Admission $3, children under 12 free.

April 11, 2020                      Shelbyville, TN
The 18th Shelby Regional Postcard and Paper Memorabilia Show, The Fly Arts Center, 204 South Main Street, Shelbyville, TN. Hours Sat 9-4. For information contact flyartscenter@gmail.com. Admission free

April 11-12, 2020                San Francisco, CA

Hal Lutsky’s Vintage Paper Fair, San Francisco County Fair Building, Golden Gate Park, 9th Avenue and Lincoln Way, San Francisco, CA. Hours Sat 10-6, Sun 11-5. For information contact vintagepaperfair@gmail.com or (415) 531-0553. Admission free.

April 17-18, 2020               Countryside, IL
Spring 2020 Chicago Postcard and Paper Show, Holiday Inn Chicago SW-Countryside, 6201 Joliet Road, Countryside, IL. Hours Fri 10-6, Sat 8-3. For information contact Jim Taylor JMTaylor@ipa.net Admission $5.

April 24-25, 2020              Iowa City, IA
14th Annual Iowa City Postcard, Stamp, & Collectibles Show, Building C of Johnson County 4-H Fairgrounds, 4261 Oak Crest Hill Road NE, Iowa City, IA. Hours Fri 12-6, Sat 9-3. For information contact Herb Straub at herbiniowa@mchsi.com or (319) 400-6498. Admission free.

April 24-25, 2020             Rocky River, OH
Western Reserve Postcard Society’s Postcard and Paper Collectibles Show, Rocky River Memorial Hall, 21012 Hilliard Boulevard, Rocky River, OH. Hours Sat 10-6, Sun 10-4. For information contact (216) 464-0394. Admission $3.

April 25-26, 2020             Allentown, PA

Allentown Spring Antique Advertising, Book, Post Cards, Photography and Paper Show, Agricultural Hall, 1929 Chew Street, Allentown, PA. Hours Sat 9-5, Sun 9-3. For information contact Sean Klutinoty at allentownpapershow@gmail.com or (610) 573-4969. Admission $10, $9 with card.

April 26, 2020                   Kitchener, ON
11th Annual Kitchener Waterloo Cambridge Regional Post Card Club show, Bingeman Embassy Room, 425 Bingemans Centre Drive , Kitchener, Ontario, N2B 3X7. Hours 9:30-4. For information contact Dave (519) 885-3499 or Ray rruddy@rogers.com. Admission $5, children 12 and under free with accompanying adult.

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