|2010 KNIFE SHOW CALENDAR|
Note: Events marked with an asterisk (*) have knives and knife accessories as the main/sole focus. Events marked with two asterisks (**) either are knifemaking seminars or symposiums, knife-throwing competitions, cutting competitions, auctions or similar events, or are knife shows that also include one or more of the aforementioned “**” events.
MAY 1-2 MYSTIC, CT Northeast Cutlery Collectors Association’s 28th Annual Show, Hilton. Contact Larry Clifford 401-596-6353 email@example.com.*
JUNE 4-6 ATLANTA, GA The 29th Annual BLADE Show & International Cutlery Fair, Cobb Galleria Centre, I-285 & US 41, one exit off I-75 across from the Cumberland Mall, adjacent to the Renaissance Waverly Hotel. The world’s largest combined show of handmade, factory and antique knives. Over 700 tables and almost 175 factory booths. Join the world’s greatest national and international knifemakers, cutlery manufacturers, collectors, collections and knife lovers. Site of the Blade Magazine 2010 Knife-Of-The-Year® Awards for factory knives, points for the 2010 BLADEhandmade™ Awards for custom knives, the Blade Magazine Cutlery Hall-Of-Fame© induction and much more. Site of the annual ABS meeting and special Knifemakers’ Guild section. Seminars include the 8th Annual BLADE Show World Championship Cutting Competition, forging demo, how to collect, how to make, the latest materials, etc. Contact BLADE®, c/o F+W Media/Krause Publications, attn: Alicia Newton, 513-531-2690 ext. 11310, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.bladeshow.com. * **
JUNE 5 BREA, CA The 2010 Cal Knives Custom Knife Show, Brea Community Center. Call Joe 714-746-6196 or visit www.calknives.org.*
JUNE 10-12 SEVIERVILLE, TN Parkers’ Greatest Knife Show on Earth, Sevierville Events Center at Bridgemont. Contact Ed Henley 423.892.0448.*
JUNE 26-27 BRANSON, MO Branson Hammer-In and Knife Show, Shepherd of the Hills Farm. Contact Gary Mulkey 417-335-0123 email@example.com.**
JULY 30-AUG. 1 ROGERS, AR A.G. Russell’s Knife Event 2010, John Q. Hammons Convention Center. Contact A.G. Russell Knives, Dept. BL5, 2900 S. 26th St., Rogers, AR 72758 479-631-8493 www.knifeevent.com.*
AUG. 4-7 SEVIERVILLE, TN Buck Collectors Club Smoky Mountain Rendezvous, National Knife Museum and Smoky Mountain Knife Works. Contact NKM 865-453-5871 ext. 259, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or Georgia Foresman, Dept. BL5, 110 New Kent Dr., Goode, VA 24556.*
AUG. 27-29 LEXINGTON, KY Central Kentucky Knife Club Show—NEW LOCATION & NEW DATE—Holiday Inn North. Contact Jim Thompson 859-623-1419 email@example.com.*
SEPT. 3-5 LAS VEGAS, NV The 2nd Annual Gathering of the Usual Suspect Network, Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org 305-255-9176.
SEPT. 17-19 LOUISVILLE, KY The 41st Annual Knifemakers’ Guild Show, Seelbach Hilton. President’s Gala for honorary Guild members Sept. 16. Call Blade Magazine Cutlery Hall-Of-Famer© Gil or Linda Hibben 502-222-4090.*
SEPT. 25-26 EASTON, PA Easton Knife Show, Forks Township Community Center. Call Bill Goodman 610-253-2745 or 484-241-6176 e-mail email@example.com, www.PAKnifeShow.com.
OCT. 1-2 JANESVILLE, WI Annual Fall Knife Show in Wisconsin, Northern Lakes Knife Co. Show Division, Holiday Inn Express/Janesville Conference Center. Contact Bob Schrap, Dept. BL5, 7024 W. Wells St., Wauwatosa, WI 53213 414-771-6472 fax 414-479-9765 firstname.lastname@example.org.*
OCT. 1-3 SEVIERVILLE, TN Case & Zippo Swap Meet South, National Knife Museum and Smoky Mountain Knife Works. Contact NKM 865-453-5871 ext. 259, e-mail email@example.com.
OCT. 8-10 LOUISVILLE, KY The NKCA Louisville Show, Holiday Inn. Call 423-228-2656 or e-mail NKCALisa@hotmail.com.*