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Recent and Upcoming Events


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This page shows some of our past events and lists upcoming events.

Urbana, IL, April 19-21, 2002

There were a lot of club members who attended and helped out at this event.  We had 2 days of wonderful seminars, demonstrations, meals and commaraderie. 
If you would like to see pictures of the event, go to the club album page and click on the links at the bottom right of the page.  These pictures were taken by Dave Erikson from Minnesota.  A Big Thanks to Dave for letting us link to his photos.

Recent Events

Department 56's Silver Anniversary Celebration, St. Paul,MN


Wacky Willagers "Fall Gala"

The event was attended by some club members. They had a guest speaker from Dept. 56, "Wee Wonders" sold miniature products, and a speaker from the Tick Tock Gift Shop who demonstrated making display bases with styrofoam. Some club members won door prizes. A good time was had by all.

Upcoming Events

2002 California Gold Gathering, May 31-June 2, 2002, DoubleTree Hotel, Anaheim/Orange County, CA. For more info mail to CGG, Agnes McBroom, 9608 Columbus Ave., North Hills, CA 91343, or email her at

Click here to visit their web site

North Eastern Village Expo, N.E.V.E.2002, August 22-25,2002, Warwick RI; P.O. Box 6065, Providence, RI 02904-6065; Crowne Plaza, (Host Hotel),(401)732-6000 ask for event rate.

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Minnesota Gathering 2002, September 19-21, 2002, Minneapolis, MN; Minneapolis Airport Marriott, Bloomington MN,(952)854-7441, mention Gathering for special room rate.

Click here for up-to-date information

The Mid-Atlantic Village Gathering (MAVG) - March 14-16, 2003, Hyatt Regency, Reston VA

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Chicago 2004, April 23-24, Holiday Inn O'Hare Int'l, 5440 N. River Rd., Rosemont, IL 60018, Room Rate $99.00, plus tax.  Call the hotel directly to make reservations (847)671-6350.

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