This epigram sums up what people saw in Will Rogers — honesty, plain-spokenness, and decency. Rogers’ shy grin and aw-shucks manner were the heart of his charm, propelling him from a vaudeville cowboy act to stardom in the Ziegfeld Follies, movies, newspapers, and radio where he would gently lampoon everything. “All I know is what I read in the newspapers,” he said.
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Shows and Events
September 4-5, 2020 Collinsville, IL cancelled
45th Annual St. Louis Gateway Postcard Club Annual Show, VFW Hall, 1234 Vandalia Street, Collinsville, IL. Hours Fri 10-5 (member from 9), Sat 9-4. For information contact Tom Snyder email@example.com or (618) 531-4189. Free admission
September 4-12, 2020 Brimfield, MA cancelled
Brimfield Paper & Post Card Marathon. Post Card & Ephemera Center, Brimfield Acres North Field, 74 Palmer Road, Brimfield, MA. Hours 10-6 except Tuesday, open at 1. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or (203) 592-0192. Admission free except Tuesday
September 18-19, 2020 Golden, CO cancelled
Denver Postcard & Paper Show, Jefferson County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall, 15200 West 6th Avenue, Golden, CO. Hours Fri 10-5, Sat 9:30-4. For information contact Carol Mobley at email@example.com or (303) 761-3755. Admission $5
September 19, 2020 Merrickville, ON cancelled
25th Annual Eastern Ontario Postcard & Ephemera Show, Community Centre, 106 Read Street, Merrickville, ON. Hours 9-4. For information contact Rick Carson firstname.lastname@example.org Admission free.
September 26,2020 South Bend, IN
Midwest Postcard Exposition, St. Patrick’s Community Center, 308 South Scott Street, South Bend, IN. Hours 9-4. For information call Jim at (708) 670-3469. Admission $2
September 26-27, 2020 Arcadia, CA cancelled
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 email@example.com or (626) 665-9435. Admission free.
September 26-27, 2020 Parsippany, NJ cancelled
61st Annual Show Garden State Postcard Club, PAL Center, 33 Baldwin Road, Parsippany, NJ. Hours Sat 10-6, Sun 10-4. For information contact Barbara Booz (908) 418-3326. Admission $4 both days, $3 single day.
September 27, 2020 Dundas, ON cancelled
35th Annual Golden Horseshoe Postcard Club Show & Sale, 10 Market Street (at King), Dundas, ON. Hours 10-4. For information contact Jon Soyka (905) 388-5840 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Admission free.
October 2-3, 2020 Austin, TX cancelled
Capital of Texas Postcard Club’s Antique Postcard, Photo and Vintage Paper Show, Frank Fickett Scout Center, 12500 North IH-35 at Parmer Lane, Austin, TX. Hours Fri 12-7, Sat 9-5. For information contact email@example.com. Admission $3, under 12 free.
October 3-4, 2020 Allentown, PA cancelled
Allentown Fall 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or (610) 573-4969. Admission $10, $9 with card.
October 9-10, 2020 Plano, TX
Fall 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 Admission $4.
October 11, 2020 Brookline, NH cancelled
Granite State Post Card Quest Annual Spring Postcard Show and Sale, Brookline Events Center, 32 Proctor Hill Road, Brookline, NH. Hours 10-4. For information David Sysyn email@example.com or (603) 588-2653. Admission $2.
October 17, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Free admission.
October 17. 2020 Tampa, FL cancelled
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 email@example.com or (813) 766-7292 or Leah Schnall firstname.lastname@example.org or (941) 753-8794. Admission $3, children under 12 free.
October 17-18, 2020 Wichita, KS Postponed to October 16-17 2021
43rd Wichita International Postcard and Paper Show and Sale, All Saints Gymnasium, 3313 Grand, Wichita, KS. Hours Sat 9-5, Sun 10-4. For information contact Hottaway@gmail.com Admission free.
October 24-25, 2020 Springfield, MO
Springfield Missouri Fall Postcard and Paper Show and Sale, Ozark Empire Fairgrounds, Empire Fairgrounds, E-Plex East Hall, 3001 North Grant Avenue, Springfield, MO. Hours Sat 9-5, Sun 10-4. For information contact Jim Taylor JMTaylor@ips.net or (888) 451-0340. Admission $6 adults, children 9-12, $3, under 9 free.
October 25, 2020 Fairview Park, OH
Greater Cleveland Postcard and Paper Show, American Legion Hall, Clifton Post 421, 22001 Brook Park Road, Fairview Park, OH. Hours 9:30-3. For information contact Terry Bigler at email@example.com or (614) 206-9103. Admission free.
November 6-7, 2020 Countryside, IL
Greater 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
November 6-7, 2020 New York, NY
Fall International Postcard Show, The Watson Hotel, 440 West 57th Street, New York, NY. Hours Fri noon-6, Sat 10-5. For information contact (212) 620-9697. Admission one day $7, two days $9.
November 14, 2020 Wyoming, MI
Greater Grand Rapids Postcard & Paper Show, American Legion Hall, 2327 Byron Center Avenue SW, Wyoming, MI. Hours 10-4. For information contact David Newman at firstname.lastname@example.org. Admission free
November 20-21, 2020 York, PA
York International Postcard Expo, York Fairgrounds Horticultural Hall, 334 Carlisle Avenue, York, PA. Hours Fri 9-6, Sat 9-5. For information contact email@example.com or (410) 939-0999. Admission $5.
November 27-28, 2020 Lancaster, PA
Lancaster Fall Postcard Show, Farm & Home Center, 1383 Arcadia Road, Lancaster, PA. Hours Fri 10-5, Sat 10-4. For information contact Dede Schaeffer (717) 392-3955 or Dale Biesecker (717) 834-1674. Admission $2.50.