January 21, 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

 January 3-4, 2020          Deland, FL
Vintage Paper & Postcard Expo, Volusia County Fairgrounds, 3100 East New York Avenue, Deland, FL. Hours Fri 10-5, Sa 10-4. For information contact marymartinpostcards@gmail.com or (410) 939-0999. Admission $5 for both days.

January 4-5, 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.

January 5, 2020              Columbus, OH
Columbus Paper, Postcard, and Book Show, Rhodes Center, 717 East 17th Avenue, Columbus, OH. Hours 9-4. For information contact Terry Bigler at Columbuspapershow@gmail.com or (614) 206-9103. Admission $6.

January 10-11. 2020        Tampa, FL
Sunshine Post Card Club Winter Show Tampa Stadium Hotel, 4750 North Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa, FL 33614. Friday: 10-6; Saturday: 9-5. 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.

January 10-12, 2020      New Braunfels, TX
New Braunfels New Braunfels Antique Paper & Postcard Sow, New Braunfels Civic & Convention Center, 375 South Castell Avenue, New Braunfels, TX. Hours Fri 10-5, Sat 9-5, Sun 10-4. For information contact Jim Taylor at JMTaylor@ipa.net Admission $6.

January 11-12, 2020       Hartford, CT
77th Papermania Plus Antique Paper Show, XL Center, 1 Civic Center Plaza, Hartford, CT. Hours Sat 10-5, Sun 9-2. For Information call (860) 280-8339. Admission $9.

January 17-18, 2020       Phoenix, AZ
Greater Phoenix Postcard & Paper Show, North Phoenix Baptist Church Center, 5757 North Central Avenue, Phoenix, AZ. Hours Fri 10-6, Sat 10-4. For information contact thepapergallery@mac.com. Admission $5.

January 17-18, 2020      Golden, CO
Denver Postcard & Paper Show, Jefferson County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall, 15200 West 6th Avenue, Golden, CO. Hours Fri 11-6, Sat 9:30-4. For information contact Carol Mobley at camobley@ephemeranet.com . Admission $5.

January 17-19, 2020      Bossier City, LA
Ark-La-Tex Antique Festival, Civic Center, 620 Benton Road, Bossier City, LA. Hours Fri 10-5, Sat 10-5, Sun 10-4. For information contact Gail Kinney Heritageeventco@gmail.com. Admission $6.

January 18, 2020            Sarasota, FL
Sarasota Ephemera and Postcard Show, Faith Lutheran Church, 7750 Beneva Boulevard, Sarasota, FL. Hours 9-4. For information contact Barbara Loe at bjloe@earthlink.net or (651) 398-2256. Admission $4, $3 with card.

January 18-19, 2020      Columbia, SC
Columbia 2020 Winter Stamp and Postcard Show, Spring Valley High School, 120 Sparkleberry Lane, Columbia, SC. Hours Sat 10-5, Sun 10-4. For information contact Mark Postmus mapostmus@yahoo.com
or (803) 309-2534. Admission free.

January 25, 2020            Elkton, MD
33nd Annual Paper Americana Show, Singerly Fire Company, Rte. 279 at 300 Newark Avenue, Elkton, MD. Hours 10-4. Admission $3

January 24-25, 2020     Buena Park, CA
Greater California Postcard, Movie & Paper Show, Holiday Inn, 7000 Beach Boulevard, Buena Park, CA. Hours Fri 10-6, Sat 10-3. Contact thepapergallery@mac.com or (619) 508-3299. Admission $5.

January 25, 2020 St.     Catherines, ON
St. Catherines Stamp and Postcard Show, 732 Niagara Street at Parnell, St. Catherines, ON. Hours 10-5. For information contact David Hillier (905) 641-2318. Admission free.

January 25-26, 2020      El Dorado Hills, CA
El Dorado Hills Gold Rush Paper Show, Holiday Inn Express Hotel, Highway 50 Exit 30A, Latrobe Road, 4360 Town Center Boulevard (enter at Post Street), El Dorado Hills CA. Hours Sat 10-6, Sun 9-3. For information contact Mark@goldrushpaper.com or (530) 417-4117. Admission free.

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 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.

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