NBS Show Information
2004 Show Information
Hotel and Directions
Programs and Tours
Schedule
Registration form
(PDF file)

National Button Society 2004 Show Schedule
"Paper View"

Saturday
August 7
 

8:00 A.M.
to
10:00 A.M.

Registration
9:00 A.M.
to
12:15 P.M.
Bergstrom-Mahler Museum & Paper Baron Mansion Neighborhood Tour (meet in main lobby)
12:15 P.M.
to
3:30 P.M.
Bergstrom-Mahler Museum & Paper Baron Mansion Neighborhood Tour (meet in main lobby) Canceled
Sunday
August 8
 
8:00 A.M.
to
10:00 A.M.
Registration
8:15 A.M.
to
4:30 P.M.
Green Bay & EAA Air Venture Museum Tour (meet in main lobby) Canceled
Monday
August 9
 
8:00 A.M.
to
11:00 A.M.
NBS Classification Chairs Meeting
8:00 A.M.
to
1:00 PM
Registration
9:00 A.M.
to
5:00 P.M.
Tray Check-In
9:15 A.M.
to
3:45 P.M.
Appleton Highlights Tour (meet in main lobby)
10:00 A.M.
to
4:00 P.M.
Ways and Means table open
10:30 A.M.
to
12:00 Noon
Informal NBS Board of Directors Meeting           
2:00 P.M.
to
5:00 P.M.
NBS Classification Chairs Meeting
6:00 P.M.
to
7:00 P.M.
Judges and Clerks Meeting
8:00 P.M.
to
10:00 P.M.
Early Bird Program & Reception
Program - “History and Stories of the Fox Cities Area” by Nancy Barker
Tuesday
August 10
 
7:30 A.M.
to
9:00 A.M.
Tray Check-In
9:00 A.M.
to
Noon
Registration
9:00 A.M.
to
4:00 P.M.
Ways and Means table open
10:00 A.M.
to
10:00 P.M.
Judging of Competition
12:30 P.M.
to
1:30 P.M.
Judges & Clerks lunch
12:45 P.M.
to
2:45 P.M.
Bergstrom-Mahler Museum Tour (meet in main lobby)
5:00 P.M.
to
7:00 P.M.
Dinner break for Judges & Clerks (on your own)
Wednesday
August 11
 
8:30 A.M.
until
completed
Judging of Competition
9:30 P.M.
to
11:30 A.M.
Bergstrom-Mahler Museum Tour (meet in main lobby) Canceled
8:30 A.M.
to
4:00 P.M.
Registration
10:00 A.M.
to
4:00 P.M.
Ways & Means Table open
12:30 P.M.
to
1:30 P.M.
Judges & Clerks Lunch break (on your own)
1:00 P.M.
to
2:00 P.M.
Workshop - “Inside the Mysterious Sea Shell” by Jean Crowe.  Limited to  20 people 
2:30 P.M.
to
3:30 P.M.
Workshop - “Inside the Mysterious Sea Shell” by Jean Crowe.  Limited to  20 people 
4:00 P.M.
to
5:30 P.M.
NBS Board of Director’s Meeting
4:00 P.M.
to
5:00 P.M.
Workshop - “Inside the Mysterious Sea Shell” by Jean Crowe.  Limited to 20 people
5:30 P.M.
to
6:30 P.M.
Workshop - “Porcelain” by Millicent Safro, limited to 35 people.  (Repeat of  last year’s workshop.) 
7:00 P.M.
to
9:00 P.M.
Special Membership Meeting on Classification
9:00 P.M. Program - “Learning About Internet Services” by Pat & Dave Fields.
Thursday
August 12
 
7:30A.M.
to
10:00 A.M.
Dealer Set-Up & Dealer Breakfast
8:45 A.M.
to
9:45 A.M.
Workshop - “How to Look At A Button”, by junior member Meagan Melloy, limited to 25 people. 
9:00 A.M.
to
5:00 P.M.
Registration
9:00 A.M.
to
4:45 P.M.
Ways & Means Table open
10:00 A.M.
to
5:00 P.M.
Showroom Open
1:00 P.M.
to
4:00 P.M.
Hospitality Room Open
2:30 P.M.
to
3:30 P.M.
Workshop for Beginners - “Cleaning and Storing Buttons” by Lynn Pagel
4:00 P.M.
to
5:00 P.M.
Workshop - “British Bakelite” by Jocelyn Howells
6:00 P.M. Dinner - Wisconsin Fish Fry, by reservation only.
7:15 P.M.
to
8:15 P.M.
Program - “Voyageurs, Vauxhill & Versailles: A History in Buttons” by Gary Brockman.  Open to ALL.
Friday
August 13
 
8:00 A.M.
to
10:00 A.M.
NBS General Business Meeting
10:00 A.M.
to
5:00 P.M.
Registration
10:00 AM
to
4:45 P.M.
Ways & Means Table open
10:00 A.M.
to
5:00 P.M.
Showroom Open
10:00 A.M.
to
11:00 A.M.
Junior Workshop - “Studio Buttons” by junior member Meagan Melloy.  (Adult attendance limited to available space.)
11:30 A.M.
to
12:30 P.M.
Workshop - “Patterns” by Nikki Deal and Judy Stoepke
1:00 P.M.
to
4:00 P.M.
Hospitality Room Open
1:00 A.M.
to
2:00 P.M.
Workshop- “Buckles” by Gerald McGrath 
2:30 P.M.
to
3:30 P.M.
Workshop- “Mechanical Make-up Glass Buttons” by Becky Lyon
3:30 P.M.
to
4:30 P.M.
Judging Review
4:30 P.M.
to
6:00 P.M.
NBS Board of Directors Meeting
7:00 P.M.
to
8:00 P.M.
Program - “Paperweight Buttons” by Pete Nelson
8:15 P.M.
to
9:45 P.M.
Silent Auction and Reception
Saturday
August 14
 
8:00 A. M.
to
10:00 A.M.
Annual Breakfast & Awards
10:00 A.M.
to
11:30 A.M.
State Judging Chairs Meeting with Shirley Case
10:00 A.M.
to
2:00 P.M.
Registration 
10:00 A.M.
to
2:00 P.M.
Ways and Means Table open
10:00 A.M.
to
2:00 P.M.
Showroom open
11:00 A.M.
to
1:00 P.M.
State Presidents & State Editors Meeting
2:15 P.M.
to
3:00 P.M.
Tray Check-Out
4:00 P.M. Showroom tear-down completed
NBS Show Information 2004 Show Information Hotel and Directions Programs and Tours Schedule Registration form
(PDF file)

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