Eastern Region Meeting

Harrisonburg, Virginia
Wednesday, September 18- Saturday, September 22, 2019

 
PLANS: We meet again this year in conjunction with Jeff Evans’ Annual Fall Auction of EAPG & Other 19th Century Glass & Lighting. Jeff Evans will conduct an appraisal session on Wednesday from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm at the auction gallery in Mt. Crawford (email for appointment). Our meeting will begin with a welcome reception at the Courtyard Marriott Harrisonburg on Wednesday evening. Jeff and Beverley Evans will host a pizza party at their home on Thursday evening and Jeff will conduct a “galley walk” on Friday morning (beginning at 10:00 am). A reception on Friday evening will be held at the hotel. The auctions will occupy three sessions—Thursday (beginning at 10:00 am), Friday (beginning at 1:00 pm) and Saturday (beginning at 9:30 am).
 
REGISTRATION: The registration fee is $35 per person. For additional information contact Jim Walters at 4479 Drifton Drive, Columbus, OH 43227-2532 (telephone 614-861-5808; email).
 
HOTEL: Reservations should be made directly with the Courtyard Marriott Harrisonburg (1890 Evelyn Byrd Ave., Harrisonburg, VA; telephone 540-432-3031). A block of rooms has been set aside for the meeting at the special rate of $119 per night (plus taxes). Book your hotel reservation before August 19, 2019 to receive the special rate. Be sure to mention the Early American Pattern Glass Society.
 

Central States Meeting
Columbus, Ohio

November 29, 30, and December 1, 2019

Convening in Columbus, Ohio, on the 29th by attending the Scott Antique Markets (www.scottantiquemarkets.com ). There will be 800 plus dealers at the Ohio Expo Center.

These shows are noted as some of the best in the USA with attendance from all over the country. Show entrance is complimentary with a $5.00 parking fee per vehicle.

Mike Clum has graciously consented to open his home for a tour of his extensive personal collections. I can assure you amazement and learning will reach a high level! From Stafford-shire to marvelous miniature chests, crockery, early furniture, miniature lamps and for “dessert”, EAPG. One of the finest collections of amazing quality!

Hotel arrangements have been made at the Doubletree Suites Columbus Downtown, 50 South Front Street.  Telephone: 614-545-7794.  The rates are $99.00 a night including a full, hot breakfast buffet.  This rate must be reserved by Nov. 8.  BOOK EARLY; don't procrastinate.  A registration form will be posted here by Aug. 20.
 
Dinner plans will be made for Saturday and Sunday nights. Hotel, speakers and the like are being planned as we go to print. As arrangements are completed they will be posted on our web-site, on our Facebook page and a blast to your email.
 
Having a fun and stimulating weekend after Thanksgiving will be a pleasant entrance into the Holiday Season. It may be cold; however, we should be ahead of the ice and snow!
 
Questions? Details? Call Gloria Dobbs or Courtney Sloan (913- 681-1452) or email Sloglodisc@yahoo.com with EAPG in the headline.
 
P.S. On your way home visit the shops in Springfield, Ohio: Jeffrey’s Antique Mall in Findlay, Ohio; The Glass Heritage Gallery in Fostoria, Ohio; The Tiffin Museum in Tiffin, Ohio; The Heisey Museum in Newark, Ohio; or one of the many shops along the way.
 

WHY STAYING AN EXTRA DAY IN COLUMBUS MIGHT BE AN OPTION

The Doubletree will honor our rate a day before or a day after!

Some options for visiting:

  1. The newly opened National Veterans Memorial & Museum (NATIONALVMM.org)
  2. German Village
  3. Other World (32,000 sq. ft. Of immersive art equals technological innovation)
  4. Columbus Museum of Art
  5. Hoover Dam for Bird watching (November?)
  6. Short North Arts District (great for browsing)
  7. Columbus is home to 1000 breweries – HAVE FUN GUYS!

NEVER LET IT BE SAID WE DIDN’T REMEMBER OUR ANTIQUE CAR ENTHUSISTS

  1. Wagner-Hagans Auto Museum (Vintage cars and license plates from around the globe)


The Doubletree is on the CBus line which runs from the Brewery District through downtown to the

Short North Arts District. There is no charge and it runs 9/10 a.m. to 10/12 p.m. and it’s on/off

With stops every 10 – 15 minutes. You can leave your car at the hotel!

Questions? Gloria Dobbs  913-681-1452

What a GREAT glass fix

EAPGS Annual Meeting 2020  

Carlisle, PA
May 2-5 

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Details will be posted as we receive them