EASTERN Regional Meeting

Harrisonburg, Virginia

September 22 through September 25, 2021 

MEETING PLANS: We meet again this year in conjunction with Jeff Evans’ Annual Fall Auction of EAPG & Other 19th Century Glass & Lighting.  Once again, we will follow all cautionary procedures recommended for the Covid-19 pandemic.  A block of rooms is reserved at the Courtyard Marriott Harrisonburg. If pandemic regulations allow, we will schedule a reception on Wednesday evening for members staying at the Hotel. On Thursday evening, Jeff and Beverley Evans have generously offered to host a Pizza Party at Sites House coupled with a tour of their newly erected Summer Kitchen.

REGISTRATION:  No registration fee will be charged and registration will not be necessary.

HOTEL: Hotel reservations should be made directly with the Courtyard Marriott Harrisonburg (1890 Evelyn Byrd Ave., Harrisonburg, VA; telephone 540-432-3031). A limited number of rooms has been set aside for us at the special group rate of $119 per night (plus taxes). The hotel will provide a complimentary hot breakfast for hotel guests. Book your hotel reservation before August 23, 2021 to receive the special rate. Be sure to mention Early American Pattern Glass 2021.

AUCTION PLANS: Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates has scheduled its 27th Annual Fall Auction of EAPG for Thursday, September 23 through Saturday, September 25, 2021. Preview will begin on Wednesday, September 22 at 10:00 am. Thursday will comprise an un-catalogued session beginning at 10:00 am featuring 1000s of pieces of EAPG to be sold by table and box lots. The Pizza Party and Summer Kitchen Tour are schedule from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. On Friday, Jeff Evans will deliver a lecture on early American glass at 10:00 am and conduct a gallery walk at 11:00 am. The cataloged auction sessions will begin at 1:00 pm on Friday, 9:30 am on Saturday.

Auction staff and audience members will/must observe Commonwealth of Virginia health safety guidelines.                  

Visit jeffreysevans.com for more auction info

EAPGS Annual Meeting 2022

June 9-11, Kansas City, MO. 

Activities surrounding the Gathering include an antique show and an auction featuring selected pieces from the Minnesota Museum of Glass and the Lee Brigeman Estate plus additional pieces.

A day trip to the Arabia Steamboat and a visit to the newly reopened Harry S Truman Presidential library are also on the schedule  plus another surprise or two are in the planning at this stage.

Arrangements for an overnight tour to the Crystal Bridges Museum in Bentonville, Arkansas, and  the Pioneer Golden Museum in Golden, Mo. are also on the docket. For those not familiar with the Museum it is suggested you google them (the Golden facility has added many collections since our last visit). Be assured a visit to both Museums will yield an informative, delightful experience!

For additional information for this series of events contact Gloria Dobbs or Courtney Sloan, 913-681-1452 or sloglodisc@yahoo.com using EAPGS in the headline. Full details will be covered in the next edition of the News Journal.

Mark your calendar now for an adventure in Kansas City and it's surroundings!