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This section of the website is run by Monty and Jewdy Pennington and a special thanks goes to them for providing their time & effort in order to bring our hobby this important Events Schedule. Stop by their artifact website when you have a chance at www.penbrandt.com

Arrowheads.com is proud to provide for the artifact collecting community the most comprehensive list of society shows, dealer shows, educational events, and up coming artifact auctions in the USA. Organizers should contact the Events Editors, Monty Pennington or Jewdy Pennington, Phone 859-624-2609 during the day, 859-314-1542 after 7 pm, or email events@penbrandt.com, with all the information on their event - or - complete the "Events Submission Form" below for faster listings.  Listings will be placed free of charge and will be accepted if relevant to the authentic artifact collecting community.

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Event Listings - 2009

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(For listing of last years 2008 events click here)

Blue: Shows, Green: Educational Meetings / Lectures, Red: Auctions
constantly being updated and adding events.

To add your event contact Monty Pennington or Jewdy Pennington, Phone 859-624-2609 during the day, 859-314-1542 after 7 pm, or email
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DATE SHOW / EVENT  (124 total listings) STATE AFFIL. LOCATION PHONE
Jan 9 9th Annual KENTUCKY ROAD SHOW Kentucky CRASK Center for Rural Development, 2292 South HW27, Somerset, Kentucky 42501 (877) 891- 2911
Jan 10- 11 HIGGS ROCK SHOW Kentucky N/A Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park, Gilbertsville, KY (270) 350-2158
Jan 17 16th Annual LORETTO ARTIFACT SHOW Tennessee TVAS Burke Park, Loretto Civic Center, 300 Park Street, Loretto, Tennessee 38469 (931) 762-7541
Jan 18 CENTRAL STATES IOWA ARTIFACT SHOW Iowa CSAS, HSAS Iowa Wesleyan College, Mt. Pleasant, Iowa (319) 986-5698
Jan 21 BRIDGETON TRAILS BRANCH LIBRARY EDUCATIONAL MEETING Missouri CSAS Bridgeton Trails Branch Library, 3455 McKelvey Rd., Bridgeton, Missouri 63044 (314) 830-4678
Jan 24 2nd Annual ALACHUA STONE AGE FAIR Florida SSAS Alachua Women's Club, 14565 S. Main Street, Alachua, Florida 32615 (407) 647-3074
Jan 24 BENNETT'S ARTIFACT AUCTIONS - LAR HOTHEM ARTIFACT AUCTION #3 Ohio N/A Holiday Inn North, I-75 & Wagner Ford Rd., Dayton, Ohio 45414 (419) 945-2893
Jan 25 JACKSON ALABAMA ARTIFACT SHOW - 21st ANNUAL Alabama RSAS, CSAS Jackson Community House, Vanity Park Dr, Jackson, AL 36545 (251) 542-9456
Jan 31 FREDERICKSBURG TEXAS INDIAN ARTIFACT SHOW Texas N/A Lady Bird Johnson Park, 1700 Hwy 16 S. Fredericksburg, Texas 78624 (830) 626-5561
Feb 6- 7 LEXINGTON PREHISTORIC ARTIFACT SHOW Kentucky CSAS, GRAS Holiday Inn North, 1950 Newtown Pike, Lexington, KY 40505 (859) 351-5675
Feb 7 MERIDIAN MSAS ARTIFACT SHOW Mississippi MSAS East Mississippi Electric Power Association (EMEPA) Auditoriam, 2128 Hwy 39 North, Meridian, MS 39301 (601) 482-5131
Feb 7 SOUTHERN PINES ARTIFACT SHOW N&S Carolina CSAS, PAS Days Inn, 650 US Hwy 1, Southern Pines, NC 28388 (704) 933-8986
Feb 14-15 9th Annual SOUTH CENTRAL INDIAN ARTIFACT SHOW Arkansas CSAS, NSAS Holiday Inn Convention Center, 1500 South 48th St., Springdale, AR  72764 (479) 225-7606
Feb 15 BADGER STATE WINTER PREHISTORIC ARTIFACT SHOW Wisconsin CSAS, BSAS Schwabenhof Hall & Lounge, N56 W14750 Silver Spring Dr, Menomonee Falls, WI  53051 (262) 628-1774
Feb 15 RIPLEY OHIO INDIAN ARTIFACT SHOW Ohio ASO Ripley Senior High School ( On The River ) , Highway 52, Ripley, Ohio 45167  (513) 509-7420
Feb 18 BRIDGETON TRAILS BRANCH LIBRARY EDUCATIONAL MEETING Missouri CSAS Bridgeton Trails Branch Library, 3455 McKelvey Rd., Bridgeton, Missouri 63044 (314) 830-4678
Feb 21 8th Annual TALLAHASSEE NATIVE AMERICAN ARTIFACT & FOSSIL SHOW Florida STAS, CSAS Elks Lodge, 276 North Magnolia, Tallahassee, Florida 23201 (850) 591- 2780
Feb 22 GALLATIN PREHISTORIC AMERICAN ARTIFACT SHOW Tennessee CSAS, VSAS Gallatin Civic Center, 210 Albert Gallatin Blvdl., Gallatin TN 37066 (615) 758-5884
Feb 22 BENTON HARBOR PREHISTORIC ARTIFACT SHOW Michigan WSAS Mendel Center, 2755 E Napier Ave, Benton Habor, MI  40922 (269) 782-6728
Feb 28 ELLIS COUNTY INDIAN ARTIFACT SHOW Texas N/A Waxahachie Civic Center, 2000 Civic Center Lane, Waxahachie, TX 76165 (972) 921-8555
March 6 EDWARDSVILLE ILLINOIS INDIAN RELIC SHOW Illinois N/A American Legion Hall, 58 St Rt 157, Edwardsville, IL  62025 (309) 368-8919
March 7- 8 COLLINSVILLE PREHISTORIC ARTIFACT SHOW Illinois ISAS, CSAS, GIRS Gateway Center, One Gateway Drive, Collinsville, Illinois 62234 (217) 942-6083
March 7- 8 COLLINSVILLE INDIAN ARTIFACT & ETHNOGRAPHIC SHOW Illinois N/A Gateway Center, One Gateway Drive, Collinsville, Illinois 62234 (618) 343-0724
March 14 COLUMBUS TRI-STATES ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY SHOW Georgia CTSAS Fraternal Order of Police Building, 8827 Heiferhorn Dr, Columbus, Georgia 31904 (800) 851-0924
March 18 BRIDGETON TRAILS BRANCH LIBRARY EDUCATIONAL MEETING Missouri CSAS Bridgeton Trails Branch Library, 3455 McKelvey Rd., Bridgeton, Missouri 63044 (314) 830-4678
March 21 RIMINI SOUTH CAROLINA ARTIFACT SHOW South Carolina PSA Camp Woodie, 9833 Old River Road, Rimini, South Carolina 29125 (864) 446-3868
March 21 JOHNNY APPLESEED ARROWHEAD SHOW Ohio JAMS Johnny Appleseed Museum, Urbana University, 579 College Way, Urbana, Ohio  43078 (937) 667-5053
March 21 BOERNE INDIAN ARTIFACT SHOW Texas N/A Kendall County Fairgrounds, 7 Hwy 46 East, Boerne, Texas  78006 (830) 626-5561
March 22 BOONVILLE PREHISTORIC ARTIFACT SHOW Indiana CSAS, IAS Warrick County 4-H Center, 133 East Degonia Rd., Boonville, Indiana (812) 897-2417
March 22 LINEVILLE ALABAMA ARTIFACT SHOW Alabama HAS Lineville National Guard Armory, 158 Main Street, Lineville, AL  36266 (256) 354-4809
March 29 5th Annual WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA ARTIFACT SHOW North Carolina GIRS, IACC, CSAS Lelia Patterson Center, Roy Dunn Memorial Auditorium, 1111 Howard Gap Road, Fletcher, N.C.  28732 (828) 423-4078
April 4 PERU PREHISTORIC ARTIFACT SHOW Indiana CSAS Miami County 4-H Fairgrounds, 1079 W & 200 North, Peru, Indiana 46970 (765) 472-7019
April 5 DURANT EASTERN IOWA ARTIFACT SHOW Iowa CSAS Durant Community Center, 606 5th Ave, Durant, Iowa  52747 (309) 791-0044
April 5 LAFAYETTE INDIAN ARTIFACT SHOW Tennessee CSAS, VSAS Macon County Fairgrounds, 1200 Russell Dr., Lafayette, Tennessee  37083 (615) 666-5843
April 9-11 1st Annual FLORENCE INDIANA ETHNOGRAPHIC INDIAN ARTIFACT SHOW Indiana KP SHOWS Belterra Casino Resort & Spa, Ballroom, 777 Belterra Drive, Florence, IN 47020 (812) 547-3255
April 11 MANHATTAN KANSAS INDIAN ARTIFACT SHOW Kansas CSAS, KAS Pottorf Hall-Cico Park, Kimball St.& Avery Ave, Manhattan Kansas (785) 537-2862
April 18 ROCHESTER INDIAN ARTIFACT SHOW Minnesota CSAS, GSAS Holiday Inn Rochester South, 1630 South Broadway, Rochester, Minnesota 56904 (507) 259-9259
April 25 SURFACE HUNTERS OF TEXAS ANNUAL ARTIFACT SHOW Texas N/A Family Life Center, Crossroads Church, I-30 & US 69, Greenville, Texas  75401 (903) 217-7446
April 26 BONNE TERRE INDIAN ARTIFACT SHOW Missouri CSAS, GSLAS Bonne Terre Elementary School, 405 Hillscrest Dr., Bonne Terre, MO  63628 (573) 756-8596
April 26 STARVED ROCK INDIAN ARTIFACT SHOW Illinois GIRS, CSAS, ISAS Local 150 Operating Engineer, 740 East Route 6, LaSalle, Illinois 61301 (815) 882-2518
May 2 DEMOTTE PREHISTORIC ARTIFACT SHOW Indiana CSAS, IAS DeMotte Christian School Gym, 1220 Begonia St., DeMotte, Indiana  46310 (219) 987-2036
May 2 5th Annual LULING INDIAN ARTIFACT & COLLECTABLE SHOW Texas N/A Luling Civic Center, 333 East Austin Street, Luling, TX (830) 875-5216
May 3 37th Annual WAVERLY INDIAN ARTIFACT SHOW Tennessee DCAS, VSAS Waverly Junior High School, 520 East Main Street, Waverly, TN  37185 (615) 789-5775
May 9 6th Annual PARAGOULD ARTIFACT SHOW / NORTHEAST ARKANSAS Arkansas NARC, NSAS

Quality Suites, 2310 W. Kings Highway, Paragould, Arkansas 72450

(870) 323-0695
May 15- 16 3rd Annual SPRINGFIELD MISSOURI INDIAN ARTIFACT SHOW Missouri GSLAS Remington's Event Center, 1655 West Republic Rd., Springfield, MO 65807 (417) 619-3269
May 17 PLEASANT VALLEY INDIAN ARTIFACT SHOW Wisconsin CSAS, BSAS Washington County Fair Park, 3000 Hwy PV, West Bend, WI 53095 (414) 967-9727
May 17 TUSCUMBIA ALABAMA INDIAN RELIC SHOW Alabama RSAS Tuscumbia Multi-purpose Center, Tuscumbia, Alabama (256) 412-4091
May 23 ELIZABETHTOWN KENTUCKY PREHISTORIC ARTIFACT SHOW Kentucky CSAS, GRAS Pritchard Community Center, 404 South Mulberry, Elizabethtown, Kentucky 42701 (270) 358-3405
June 5-7  12th ANNUAL LONE STAR STATE ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY SHOW - TEMPLE SHOW Texas GIRS, CSAS, LSSAS Mayborn Convention Center, 3303 North 3rd Street, Temple, Texas  76501 (210) 824-0430
June 6 GAINESVILLE ARTIFACT & FOSSIL SHOW Florida SSAS Clarion Inn, 7417 Newberry Road, Gainesville, Florida 32605 (407) 647-3074
June 12- 13 SOMERSET KENTUCKY GIRS ARTIFACT SHOW Kentucky GIRS Center for Rural Development, 2292 S. Highway 27, Somerset, KY 42501  (606) 677 6180 ( U.S. Highway 27, exit at Traffic Light # 15 ) (606) 561-4798 or (859) 742-4017
June 13 NORTHEAST MISSOURI ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY SHOW Missouri MAS, NEMAS Missouri Department of Conservation, 3500 South Baltimore, Kirksville, MO  63501 (573) 735-5100
June 14 HENSCHEL ARTIFACT SHOW Wisconsin BSAS Henschel Indian Museum, N8661 Holstein Road, Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin 53020 (920) 876-3193
June 14 ATHENS ALABAMA ARTIFACT SHOW Alabama CSAS, RSAS Athens State University Ball Room, Pryor Street, Athens, Alabama 35611 (256) 232-0698
June 27 ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF OKLAHOMA ARTIFACT SHOW Oklahoma CSAS Payne County Expo Center, Heritage Hall Building, Hwy 51 East., 4518 Expo Cr. East, Stillwater, Oklahoma 74075 (580) 242-3615 or (405) 366-1960
June 27 4th ANNUAL LEBANON INDIANA PREHISTORIC ARTIFACT SHOW Indiana CSAS, IAS Boone County 4-H Fairgrounds, Lebanon, Indiana (765) 483-4135
June 28 CAPE GIRARDEAU ARTIFACT SHOW Missouri CSAS, GSLAS Drury Lodge, 104 South Vantage, Cape Girardeau, MO  (573) 243-5020
July 12 INDIANOLA IOWA ARTIFACT SHOW Iowa CSAS, HSAS American Legion Hall, 105 West 1st Av, Indianola, IA  50125 (515) 202-6439
July 17-19 7th ANNUAL AACA NATIONAL ANCIENT AMERICAN ARTIFACT EXPOSITION Kentucky AACA The Drawbridge Inn & Convention Center, 2477 Royal Drive, Fort Mitchell, Kentucky (419) 945-2893
July 25 5th Annual TUPELO MISSISSIPPI INDIAN ARTIFACT SHOW Mississippi MSAS Lee County Agri-Center, 5395 Hwy 145 South, Verona, MS  38879 (662) 539-0076
July 25 ELLIS COUNTY INDIAN ARTIFACT SHOW Texas N/A Waxahachie Civic Center, 2000 Civic Center Lane, Waxahachie, TX 76165 (972) 921-8555
July 25 ROBERT E. NELSON ESTATE - INDIAN ARTIFACT AUCTION Kentucky N/A Holiday Inn North, 1950 Newtown Pike, Lexington, KY 40505 (859) 499-0204
July 26 ALEXANDRIA INDIAN ARTIFACT SHOW Minnesota CSAS, GSAS Holiday Inn, 5637 State Highway 29 S., Alexandria, Minnesota 56308 (320) 834-4788
July 26 SULLIVAN PREHISTORIC ARTIFACT SHOW Indiana CSAS, IAS Sullivan County 4-H Fairgrounds, 1301 East County Road 75 North, Sullivan, Indiana 47882 (812) 665-3786
July 31, Aug 1- 2 30th Annual EVANSVILLE INDIAN ARTIFACT SHOW Indiana KP SHOWS the Centre, 715 Locust Street, Evansville, Indiana  47708 (812) 547-3255
Aug 1 SALT CREEK INDIAN ARTIFACT SHOW Illinois N/A American Legion Home, 110 W. Court Street, Mason City, Illinois 62664 (217) 737-1434
Aug 1 CONNEAUT LAKE PENNSYLVANIA INDIAN ARTIFACT SHOW Pennsylvania FCAS Stable Pit & Pub Banquet Hall, Rt. 18 N., Conneaut Lake, PA (814) 398-8212
Aug 8 15th ANNUAL LAMPASAS TX INDIAN ARTIFACT SHOW Texas N/A Santa Fe Shopping Center, Intersection of Central TX Expressway & Western Ave, Lampasas, Texas (512) 556-5717
Aug 9 HUNTSVILLE ALABAMA ARTIFACT SHOW Alabama HAS Jaycee Building, Huntsville, AL (256) 534-7384
Aug 14-16 JEFFERSON CITY ARTIFACT SHOW - LAKE OF THE OZARKS Missouri CSAS, GSLAS Lodge of the Four Seasons, 315 Four Seasons Dr., Lake Ozark, Missouri (573) 893-4860
AUG 15 GREEN RIVER ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY INDIAN ARTIFACT AUCTION Kentucky GRAS Barren River State Park Convention Center, 1149 State Park Road West, Lucas, KY 42156 (270) 782-7494
Aug 16 BARREN RIVER PREHISTORIC ARTIFACT SHOW Kentucky CSAS, GRAS Barren River State Park Convention Center, 1149 State Park Road West, Lucas, KY 42156 (270) 782-7494
Aug 16 STOUGHTON NATIVE AMERICAN ARTIFACT SHOW Wisconsin CSAS, BSAS Mandt Community Center, 400 Mandt Parkway, Stoughton, Wisconsin 53589 (608) 222-1607
Aug 29 NEBRASKA ARTIFACT SHOW Nebraska NAS Seward County Fairgrounds Pavilion Agriculture Building, North 14th & Bradford St, Seward, Nebraska 68434 (402) 225-2525
Sept 5 5th Annual SAND SPRINGS OKLAHOMA ARTIFACT & FOSSIL SHOW Oklahoma N/A First Assembly of God Church, 500 North Wilson Avenue, Sand Springs, Oklahoma  74063 (918) 446-9278 or (918) 366-3567
Sept 12 2nd Annual TEXAS CACHE MAGAZINE ARTIFACT EXTRAVAGANZA Texas TCM Helotes VFW Post 7108, 8795 FM 1560, San Antonio, TX  78254 (210) 523-2301
Sept 12-13 4TH ANNUAL NASHVILLE TENNESSEE PREHISTORIC ARTIFACT SHOW Tennessee GIRS Nashville Airport Marriott Hotel, 600 Marriott Dr, Nashville, Tennessee  37214 (615) 356-3246 or (931) 237-3646
Sept 13 KEOSAUQUA IOWA ARTIFACT SHOW Iowa CSAS, HSAS Roberts Memorial Building, Van Buren County Fairgrounds, Hwy 1 North, Keosauqua, Iowa 52565 (319) 494-5589
Sept 16 BRIDGETON TRAILS BRANCH LIBRARY EDUCATIONAL MEETING Missouri CSAS Bridgeton Trails Branch Library, 3455 McKelvey Rd., Bridgeton, Missouri 63044 (314) 830-4678
Sept 27 CULLMAN ALABAMA INDIAN ARTIFACT SHOW Alabama CCAS Cullman Civic Center, 510 5th Street, Cullman, Alabama 35055 (256) 739-1194
Oct 3 ROY MCKEY SAVANNAH TN SHOW Tennessee VSAS, CSAS Hardin Co. Middle School, 299 Lacefield Dr., Savannah, TN 38372 (931) 762-7541
Oct 3 JASON HANNA COLLECTION - INDIAN ARTIFACT AUCTION # 1 Ohio N/A Rodeway Inn, 2875 Medina Road, St. Rt. 18, Medina Ohio, 44256 (440) 717-0806
Oct 4 OWATONNA ARTIFACT SHOW Minnesota CSAS, GSAS Holiday Inn, 2365 NW 43rd Street, Owatonna, Minnesota 55060 (507) 645-6476
Oct 4 FOX VALLEY INDIAN ARTIFACT SHOW Illinois CSAS, ISAS American Legion Post 489, 9054 US Route 34, Yorkville, Illinois
(630) 385-2806
Oct 10 ALEXANDER CITY ALABAMA ARTIFACT SHOW Alabama HAS Charles E. Bailey Sports Plex Gymnasium, 1685 Arena Road, Alexander City, Alabama  35010 (256) 329-8329
Oct 10 TRI-STATE ARTIFACT EXPO Kentucky N/A KYOVA Mall, 10699 US Route 60, Ashland, KY 41102 (606) 325-6912
Oct 11 3rd Annual DIGFEST 2009 - Moody Texas Texas N/A Chrisner's Ranch, 17120 Moody Leon Rd, near Moody, TX (254) 853-3043
Oct 17 ST. LOUIS & ST. CHARLES INDIAN ARTIFACT SHOW Missouri CSAS, GSLAS Heart of St. Charles Banquet Center, 1410 South 5th St., St. Charles, MO  63301 (314) 830-4678
Oct 17 NESCOPECK INDIAN ARTIFACT SHOW Pennsylvania IACANE Nescopeck Township Fire Hall, RTE 93-038 510 Zenith Rd, Nescopeck, Pennsylvania 18635 (860) 944-3300      (570) 759-1792
Oct 25 MONTICELLO ARTIFACT SHOW Wisconsin CSAS, BSAS Monticello High School Gym, Main & Eisenhower St, Monticello, Wisconsin 53570 (608) 214-0858
Oct 24 BATTLE CREEK MICHIGAN INDIAN ARTIFACT SHOW Michigan WSAS American Legion Post # 298, 228 N. 20th Street, Springfield, Michigan (269) 665-4967
Oct 31 FREDERICKSBURG TEXAS INDIAN ARTIFACT SHOW Texas N/A Lady Bird Johnson Park, 1700 Hwy 16 S. Fredericksburg, Texas 78624 (830) 626-5561
Oct 31 WEB & SEARS INDIAN ARTIFACT AUCTON - THE ARTIFACT COMPANY Kentucky N/A Holiday Inn North, 1950 Newtown Pike, Lexington, KY 40505 (859) 499-0204
Oct 31 ALBANY GEORGIA ARTIFACT SHOW Georgia TSAS Hasan Shrine Temple, 1822 Palmyra Road, Albany, GA 31701 (229) 869-8954
Nov 1 OREGON ILLINOIS INDIAN ARTIFACT SHOW Illinois ISAS BlackHawk Center, 1101 Jefferson St, Oregon, Illinois 61061 (815) 332-4001
Nov 7 MIDWEST AUCTIONS, Inc. AUTHENTIC INDIAN ARTIFACT SHOW & EXHIBIT Iowa N/A Low Moor Community Center, 211 3rd Ave, Low Moor, IA 52757 (563) 357-1849
Nov 7 JASON HANNA COLLECTION - INDIAN ARTIFACT AUCTION # 2 Ohio N/A Rodeway Inn, 2875 Medina Road, St. Rt. 18, Medina Ohio, 44256 (440) 717-0806
Nov 19 FAMOUS INDIAN ARTIFACT AUCTION / MIDWEST AUCTIONS, Inc. Iowa N/A Low Moor Community Center, 211 3rd Ave, Low Moor, IA 52757 (563) 357-1849
Nov 21- 22 KENTUCKY DAM PREHISTORIC ARTIFACT SHOW Kentucky GRAS, CSAS Kentucky Dam Village Resort State Park, Convention Center, HW 641, Gilbertsville, KY  42044 (270) 350-2158
 
 

2009 SHOWS & EVENTS

Event: 9TH ANNUAL KENTUCKY ROAD SHOW
Affiliation: Cumberland River Archaeological Society of Kentucky
When: Saturday January 3rd, 2009
Show Hours: Saturday Dealer Set up 7:00-8:00 AM--Show Saturday 8:00 AM-3:00 PM,
Where: Center for Rural Development, 2292 South HW 27, Somerset, Kentucky 42501
Contact: Show Host: Danny Bray (877) 891-2911. (606) 561-4798 or email: dbray4798@charter.net
Table Information: Eight foot tables are available @ $20 per table for dealers or display only collectors.
Admission: Free Admission

Lodging:

  • Holiday Inn Express (606) 678-2023
  • Best Western (606) 677-9000
  • Comfort Inn (606) 677-1500

Show Rules: Only Authentic Indian Artifacts, Fossils, Pre Columbian or quality collectibles allowed.
Reproductions will be permitted BUT MUST BE MARKED AS SUCH.  The show host reserves the right to ask any dealer to remove items from their table if these conditions are not met.
Show Notes: Concessions are available at the show
Map Quest to Show: Map of 2292 S Highway 27 Somerset, KY 42501-2905, US

Event:  HIGGS ROCK SHOW
Affiliation: N/A
When: January 10 & 11,  2009 
Show Hours: Saturday morning Dealer Setup at 7am.

Saturday Show Hours 8:00 am - 4:00 pm /  Sunday Show Hours 8:00 am - 3:00 pm.
Where: Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park
Contact: Show Host: Holland Higgs (270) 350-2158 or Lillie Higgs (270) 350-2157 (Cell) or email higgsrocks@msn.com
Table Information: 110 eight foot tables are available @ $20 per table. Tables must be reserved in advance!
Admission: Free admission to all
Lodging: Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park – 800-325-0146 - 113 Administration Drive, Gilbertsville, KY 42044-0069. The resort is located 21 miles southeast of Paducah. Take I-24 to Exit 27.  Follow Signs to Park (3 miles)

Additional Lodging:

         Inn By The Lake – (877)-360-4278

         Bel-Air Inn – (270)-395-7257

         Super 8 – (877)-395-5566

         Ken Bar Inn – (888)-848-8042

Show Rules: Only Authentic Prehistoric Indian Artifacts from upper 48 U.S. States and Canada will be allowed.  No guns or Pre Columbian will be permitted.  The show host reserves the right to ask any dealer to remove items from their table. Reproductions will be dealt with in a blunt manner!
Show Notes: Kentucky Dam Village website:   http://parks.ky.gov/resortparks/kd/directions.htm

Concessions are available at the show.
Map to Show: Kentucky Dam Village Show

Event: LORETTO ARTIFACT SHOW 16th ANNUAL
Affiliation: Tennessee Valley Archaeological Society
When: January 17, 2009
Show Hours: Friday the 16th dealer setup 12 noon till 6:00 PM,

Saturday Dealer Set up 6:00-7:00 AM--Show 7:00 AM-4:00 PM,
Where: (Burke Park) Loretto Civic Center, 300 Park Street, Loretto, Tennessee 38469
Contact: Show Host: Roy McKey (931) 762-7541
Table Information: 63 Tables are ALL booked @ $15 per table for dealers or $10 per table for display only collectors.
Admission: Free Admission
Lodging: Several motels in Lawerenceburg & Florence, Alabama.  Here are a few:

  • Richland Inn (931) 762-0061
  • Best Western (931) 762-4448
  • Regency Inn (931) 762-4467

Show Rules: Only Authentic Indian Artifacts or Pre Columbian allowed. No guns or fakes will be permitted.  Anyone bringing in artifacts that are fakes will be asked to leave.  The show host reserves the right to ask any dealer to remove items from their table.  Any artifacts brought into the show must be approved by show host!
Show Notes: All display tables at this time are booked. Home cooked food is available that is prepared by the Senior Citizens Group.
Map Quest to Show: Map of 300 Park St Loretto, TN 38469-2321, US

Event: 2nd Annual ALACHUA STONE AGE FAIR


Affiliation: Sunshine State Archaeology Society
When: January 24, 2009  SHOW FLYER
Show Hours: Saturday Set-up 7:30 am, Show - 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Where: Alachua Women’s Club, 14565 South Main Street, Alachua, Florida 32615  (386) 462-5204
Contact: Hugh McKenzie (407) 647-3074 or email hughm@vargaresearch.com for information
Table Information: Limited number of Exhibitor tables available @ $25 per table for exhibitors.
Admission: $3.00 for Adults & $1 for children under 12 years of age.
Lodging:

  • Alachua Days Inn (386) 462-3251
  • Best Western (386) 462-2244
  • Comfort Inn (386) 462-2414

Show Notes: The 2nd Annual Alachua Stone Age Fair will be an educational show, modeled after the Loveland Stone Age Fair that has been held for the past 74 years. This show will feature outstanding private and public artifact and fossil collections.  No commercial buying or selling of prehistoric artifacts will be allowed.  A number of highly regarded speakers will be presenting the latest information on Paleolithic people and animals in North America, concurrently with the displays in the exhibition hall. Modern flintknappers will display their skills and booksellers will be present.  SSAS is currently accepting donations to help offset show expenses.  Please contact SSAS Treasurer Hugh McKenzie at hughm@vargaresearch.com
Map to Show:  Alachua Women’s Center

Event: BENNETT’S ANCIENT ARTIFACT AUCTIONS

LAR HOTHEM COLLECTION AUCTION # 3


When: January 24th, 2009   A SATURDAY Auction

Auction Preview:  Friday September 23rd 3 – 7pm & Saturday January 24th 8 – 10 am

Auction Hours: SATURDAY Auction January 24th, starting at 10:00 AM-Until Complete

Where: Holiday Inn (North) Dayton, Ohio, I-75 & 2301 Wagner Ford Road, Dayton, Ohio 45414 (Exit 57B on I-75)
Contact for Auction: Jim Bennett (419) 945-2893 fax (419) 289-6689 or email: jim@oldrelics.com

Hotel Accommodations:  Holiday Inn North, Dayton, Ohio (937) 278-4871

Auction Information:

            414 lots of Authentic Indian Artifacts are to be sold to the highest bidder. A complete list

of the artifacts and their description will be available for viewing on

http://www.liveauctioneers.com/catalog/18104

There will be a 10% buyers’ premium and a state sales tax of 7% unless exempt. Items

sold and shipped outside of Ohio will not be charged sales tax. Absentee bids will be accepted

through 1/23/09 so call Jim at (419) 945-2893 or fax (419) 289-6689 or email as listed above.

            Day of Sale phone bid arrangements must be made by January 23rd. For live internet bidding go to

Click Here to log in or register to bid at Liveauctioneers.com.

Terms of the sale are cash, approved check, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover,

            & Paypal. All credit card and Paypal purchases will be charged a small 3% fee

About this Auction:

The first & second auctions have been completed, and now we are working on Hothem Sale #3 which will be held a the Holiday Inn North Dayton, OH on January 24th. 
Lar's collection includes many fine artifacts he found as well as acquired, such as artifacts from three collections he purchased over the years: the Bingman collection from Illinois, the Dutcher collection from Ohio and the Hogue collection from Ohio. Look for some really nice flints, slate, stone and bone artifacts in this selection.  
This sale will include another great batch of Lar's Ohio collection as well as more of the Bingman/Hogue/Dutcher collections.

Terms of Sale:

*Bennett’s Artifact Auctions specializes in offering items of genuine ancient origin. Artifacts offered in this sale are believed to be genuine ancient artifacts unless otherwise stated. This auction will be run in compliance with the selling guidelines as set forth by the AACA Inc. All items come with a 30 day guarantee. No buyer’s remorse returns please. Auctioneer has final say on determining which bidder is the high bidder. Auctioneer has final say on resolving any bidding disputes, and any decision to re-open bidding is at his sole discretion. Bennett’s reserves the right to refuse admittance and/or participation in this auction to any individual or group.

*Payments for all purchases are to be concluded by the end of the auction day. Buyers utilizing Live Auctioneers and all absentee bidders must have auction account balances settled within 7 days of the auction close date. No items are to be removed from the auction room until the account balance for such items has been settled.

*Bennett’s assumes no responsibility for theft, breakage, or any other cause of damage or devaluation for any item sold once the bidder has taken possession of the item. There is a 10% buyer’s premium on all items offered in this sale.

*Ohio State Sales Tax of 7% will be applied to all sales unless a tax exemption certificate has been completed and signed prior to the close of auction. Out of state sales tax numbers will be accepted. Ohio State sales tax will not apply to any items which are shipped out of state.

*Bennett's does accept Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express and PayPal. There is a small 3% fee charged by the credit card company.

All items can be viewed in our online catalog at: http://www.liveauctioneers.com/catalog/18104

Lodging: Holiday Inn North, I-75 & Wagner Ford Rd., Dayton, Ohio.  (888) 400-9714, (937) 278-4871             

Auction Company: Bennett’s Artifact Auctions

Map to Auction: Map to Holiday Inn North, Dayton, Ohio

Event:  JACKSON ALABAMA ARTIFACT SHOW - 21st Annual
Affiliation: CSAS & The Rebel State Archaeological Society
When: January 25, 2009 
Show Hours: Sunday Dealers setup 7:00-8:00 AM--Show 8:00 AM-3:00 PM
Where: Jackson Community House, Vanity Park Dr, Jackson, Alabama 36545

            (around 70 miles North of Mobile, AL.)
Contact: Show Host: Bimbo Kohen (251) 542-9456 (251) 542-9941 or email bimbo@millry.net 

Bimbo Kohen, 10066 Hwy 84, Silas AL.  36919
Table Information: 45 eight foot tables are available @ $10 per table for dealers or $5 for display only collectors.
Admission: Free admission to all
Lodging:      

  • Best Western  (251) 246-6030
  • Downtown Inn (251) 246-5741
  • Guest House    (251) 246-4111

Show Rules: Only Authentic Indian Artifacts, Pre Columbian, Civil War relics, Fossils, or related items allowed.  No reproductions will be permitted.  The show host reserves the right to ask any dealer to remove items from their table.
Show Notes:  My show this year will be the 21st one for me.  It will be on January 25, 2009.  The site will be the same as ever, the Jackson Community House located on Vanity Park Drive, which is the road leading to the Country Club Golf course.  Jackson is around 75 miles North of Mobile, AL on Hwy 45.  Come join us.

Map Quest to Show: Map of [100-123] Vanity Park Dr Jackson, AL 36545, US

Event: FREDERICKSBURG TEXAS INDIAN ARTIFACT SHOW
Affiliation: None
When: January 31, 2009 
Show Hours: Friday Set up 12:00 PM -6:00 PM  Saturday Dealer Set up 6:00-8:00 AM--Show 8:00 AM-4:00 PM                   
Where: Lady Bird Johnson Park, 1700 HW 16 South, Fredericksburg, Texas 78624

( two miles south of Hwy 16 “Kerrville Hwy” Next to the airport)
Contact: Show Host: Richard Mentzer (830) 626-5561 richard.mentzer@sbcglobal.net or Rob Bartell (830) 238-3795 and email rob@camparrowhead.com
Table Information: 72 eight foot tables are available @ $40 per table for dealers or display only collectors.
Admission: $5 for adults and children 15 years of age or over. Children 14 and under are free.
Lodging:

  • Best Western (830) 992-2929
                 
  • Super 8 Motel (830) 997-6568
                 
  • Holiday Inn Express (830) 990-4200
                  
  • Comfort Inn & Suites (830) 990-2552

Show Rules: Authentic Indian Artifacts - Native North American only, Guns, or related

items are allowed.  No burial items will be permitted. All items must be

guaranteed and any reproductions must be labeled as such.  The show

host reserves the right to ask any dealer to remove items from their table.

Show Notes: This is the 5th event for this show.   There will be Drinks (water and cold drinks), NO food.
Map Quest to Show: Map of 1700 S State Highway 16, Fredericksburg, TX 78624, US

Event: LEXINGTON PREHISTORIC ARTIFACT SHOW


Affiliation: CSAS & The Green River Archaeological Society (GRAS)
When: February 6th & 7th, 2009 Friday Evening & Saturday Show  SHOW FLYER
Show Hours: Friday Dealer Set & Show 3:00 PM - 9:00 PM, Saturday Dealer Setup 7:00- 8:00 AM, Saturday Show 8:00 AM-4:00 PM
Where: Holiday Inn North, 1950 Newton Pike, Lexington, Kentucky 40505  Holiday Inn North
Contact: Show Host: Sam Cox (859) 351-5675 or email Sam at info@samcoxartifacts.com
Table Information: 100 six foot tables are available @ $30.00 per table for dealers and display only collectors.  Security will be provided Saturday night for all tables.
Admission: Free admission to all
Lodging: Holiday Inn North (859) 233-0512  Holiday Inn North

Show Rules: NO Human Remains shall be displayed, bought, sold or traded!

  • All exhibitors must be a current member of a member society of the Central States Archaeological Societies, Inc.

  • Only Authentic Prehistoric North American Indian Artifacts, as well as Archaeological material from the continental United States, Alaska, and Canada will be allowed to be displayed.

  • Any material of questionable authenticity or unrelated material will not be allowed.

  • Any request by a GRAS officer or host of show to remove any material from Display must be honored.

Show Notes: Concession will be available at the show. 

Map to Show: Map of 1950 Newtown Pike Lexington, KY 40511-1332, US

Event: SOUTHERN PINES ARTIFACT SHOW

Affiliation: CSAS & The Piedmont Archaeological Society of NC & SC
When: February 7, 2009
Show Hours: Saturday Dealer Set up 7:00-8:00 AM--Show 8:00 AM-3:00 PM,
Where: Days Inn, 650 US Hwy 1 at Morganton Rd., Southern Pines, NC 28388
Contact: Show Host: Rodney Peck (704) 933-8986 or email: rpeck@carolina.rr.com 
Table Information: 56 six foot tables are available @ $30 per table for dealers and $10 for display only collectors.
Admission: Free admission to all.  Show Flyer
Lodging: Days Inn (910) 692-8585 or (800) 262-5737,  PAS group rate $68.00/night.  Ask for Block Rooms for “Piedmond Archaeological Society”.

Directions:

         From Greensboro: Hwy 220 South to Hwy 24/27 East, then Hwy 22 to Hwy 1 (south).   Motel is on right at Morganton Road Exit.

         From Rockingham: Hwy 1 (north) towards Southern Pines.  Motel is on left at Morganton Road exit.

Show Rules: Only Authentic Indian Artifacts, archaeological books, cases, or Pre Columbian allowed. Other items like guns, civil war relics, fossils etc. will be permitted on a limited basis of no more than 10% of the table space. No human remains burial items, or unlawful items are allowed.
The show host reserves the right to ask any dealer to remove items from their table.
Show Notes: Show host awards will be given out during the show. There will be a raffle held to benefit the PAS Society.

Map to Show: Map to Days Inn – Southern Pines

Event: 9th Annual SOUTH CENTRAL INDIAN ARTIFACT SHOW
Affiliation: CSAS & The Natural State Archaeological Society
When: February 14-15, 2009 
Show Hours: Friday 14th Set up after 2:30 PM – 8:00 PM, Saturday Dealer Set up 7:00-8:00 AM--Show 8:00 AM-5:00 PM, Sunday Dealers 7:00-8:00 AM--Show 8:00 AM-2:00 PM (Security is provided for dealer tables after show hours)
Where: Holiday Inn Northwest Convention Center, 1500 South 48th Street, Springdale, Arkansas 72764
Contact: Show Host: Danny Bowen (479) 225-7606 or email redfeathertrading@cox.net, or Kevin Farmer (479) 530-5001
Table Information: 190 six foot tables are available @ $50 per table for dealers or display only collectors.
Admission: $6 per day for adults and children over 12 years of age. Children 12 and under are free.
Lodging:  

  • Holiday Inn Northwest Convention Center (479) 751-8300   Holiday Inn Link
  • Super 8 Motel (479) 751-6700
  • Comfort Suites (479) 725-1777
  • Hampton Inn (479) 756-3500

Show Rules: Only Authentic Indian Artifacts or Pre Columbian allowed. No guns will be permitted.  The show host reserves the right to ask any dealer to remove items from their table.
Show Notes: This is the 9th Annual event for this show.
Map Quest to Show: Holiday Inn Convention Center Springdale, Arkansas

Event:  BADGER STATE WINTER PREHISTORIC ARTIFACT SHOW
Affiliation: CSAS & The Badger State Archaeological Society
When: February 15, 2009
Show Hours: Sunday Dealer Set up 8:00-9:00 AM--Show 9:00 AM-3:30 PM,
Where: Schwabenhof Restaurant, N56 W14750 Silver Spring Drive, Menomonee Falls, WI 53051  (262) 252-4100 Schwabenhof Link
Contact: Show Host: Bill Wasemiller (262) 246-6147 or Bill Heuter (262) 628-1774
Table Information: CSAS members; 1 free table for display only,  additional tables $5.00 ea.  Dealer tables $20.00 ea.  Non-member tables are $25.00 per table.  All tables are 8 ft.  Approx 60 tables available….. *** show sells out early
Admission: $2 for adults and children over 12 years of age. Children 12 and under are free.
Lodging: Contact show host for lodging
Show Rules: Absolutely NO recreated artifacts will be allowed!  Only Authentic Indian related Artifacts!  NO food or beverage carry-ins allowed!  No guns or reproductions will be permitted.  The show host reserves the right to ask any dealer to remove items from their table.

Show Notes:  Food available on site.  NO carry-ins allowed!
Map Quest to Show: Schwabenhof Hall & Lounge

Event:  RIPLEY INDIAN ARTIFACT SHOW

Affiliation: Archaeological Society of Ohio - Fort Salem Chapter

When: February 15, 2009   Sunday Show

Show Hours: Sunday Dealers 7:30-8:30 AM--Show 8:30 AM-2:00 PM
Where: Ripley Senior High School ( On The River ) , Highway 52, Ripley, Ohio 45167  (40 miles East of Cincinnati on Rt. 52 – 45 miles West of Portsmouth on Rt. 52 )
Contact: Show Host: Contact  Jon Dickinson (513) 509-7420 email jondickinson75@cinci.rr.com  

Table Information: 110+ eight foot tables are available @ $12 per 8ft table for dealers or free to display only collectors.
Admission: The Ripley Show is now FREE ADMISSION with donations greatly appreciated.

Lodging:

  • Best Western (606) 759-5696 at Maysville, KY (15 minutes from show)

Show Rules:

  • Only Authentic Indian Artifacts or related items allowed.
  • Restored or reproductions must be labeled.
  • The show host reserves the right to ask any dealer to remove items from their table.

Show Notes:  This is the 16th annual show for this event. Concessions will be available at the show.

Show Host Comments:  Last year was our largest and most successful show on record.  We filled 110 tables, had two $250.00 raffles, filled many bellies with great food, and generally had a really good time.  Don’t miss out!
Map Quest to Show: Map of [1-99] Finney St., Ripley, OH 45167, US

Event: 8th ANNUAL TALLAHASSEE NATIVE AMERICAN ARTIFACT & FOSSIL SHOW
Affiliation: CSAS & The Sunshine State Archaeological Society
When: February 21, 2009  ( Show Flyer )
Show Hours: Saturday Dealer Set up 7:00-8:00 AM--Show 8:00 AM-3:00 PM,
Where: Elks Lodge, 276 North Magnolia, Tallahassee, Florida 32301
Contact: Show Host: Nate Curtis (850) 591-2780 or email: curtytheheadhunter@yahoo.com
Table Information: 80 six foot tables are available @ $20 per table for dealers or display only collectors.
Admission: $3 per day for adults and children over 16 years of age. Children 16 and under are free.

Lodging:

  • Holiday Inn (850) 562-2000
  • Hampton Inn (850) 309-1300

Show Rules: Only Authentic Indian Artifacts, Pre Columbian, or Fossils allowed. No guns, grave goods or reproductions will be permitted.  The show host reserves the right to ask any dealer to remove items from their table.
Show Notes: Concessions will be available at the show.  Bring your finds for appraisal & identification.
Map Quest to Show: Map of 276 N Magnolia Dr Tallahassee, FL 32301-2638, US

Event:  GALLATIN PREHISTORIC AMERICAN ARTIFACT SHOW

Affiliation: CSAS & The Volunteer State Archaeological Society
When: Sunday February 22, 2009

Show Hours: Sunday Dealer Set up 7:00-8:00 AM--Show 8:00 AM-3:00 PM,

Where: Gallatin Civic Center, 210 Albert Gallatin Blvd, Gallatin, TN 37066
Contact Show Host: Mike McCoy (615) 758-5884, Dr Arthur Cushman

Table Information: 170 six foot tables are available @ $20 per table for dealers and 2 free tables for display only collectors that are members of CSAS.  ( You MUST rent your tables before Thursday before the show.
Admission: Free Admission to all.
Lodging:

Show Rules: Only Authentic Indian Artifacts, related books, and cases are allowed. All displays are subject to approval by the show hosts on the day of the show. Show rules will be posted on the day of the show.
Show Notes: Saturday night there will be hospitality supper and get together at the Shoney’s Inn from 6:00 PM-9:00 PM that is provided by the VSAS. Saturday night at the Guesthouse Inn is what makes this show one of the best where all artifact lovers go from room to room making deals and trades until the late hours. Most people say more artifacts trade hands at the rooms than at the show. It sure is fun so don’t miss out!
Editor Notes: This show is the largest and most enjoyable artifact show in Tennessee for the year, so don’t miss it!
Map to Show: Map to Gallatin Civic Center 

Event: BENTON HARBOR PREHISTORIC ARTIFACT SHOW
Affiliation: GIRS & The Wolverine State Archaeological Society
When: February 22, 2009  Sunday Show
Show Hours: Sunday Dealer Set up 6:30-7:00 AM Sunday 7:00 AM-3:00 PM
Where: Mendel Center, 2755 E Napier Ave, Benton Harbor, Michigan  49022
Contact: Show Host: John E. Steimle (269) 782-6728 or Fred Van Dyke (616) 745-5700
Table Information: 80+ six foot tables are available @ $10 per table for dealers and display only collectors.  (**If you rent Two tables, you get THREE - if you rent 3 tables, your get FOUR!)
Admission: Free admission
Lodging:

  • Courtyard Marriott (269) 925-3000  1.4 miles S.W.
  • Super 8 Motel (269) 926-1371  .8 miles W.
  • Red Roof Inn (269) 927-2484  1.4 miles S.W.
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites (269) 927-4599  1.5 miles S.W. 

Show Rules: Only North American prehistoric artifacts, Pre Columbian, or related items will be allowed to be displayed, sold, or traded. Absolutely no modern reproductions will be allowed. Full refund must be made on any item sold during show hours upon request. All tables will be reviewed by the show committee and any items in question must be removed upon request. 
Show Notes: Please visit our GIRS website at www.thegirs.com .
Map to Show: Map to Mendel Center off Yore Ave

Event: ELLIS COUNTY INDIAN ARTIFACT SHOW
Affiliation: None
When: February 28, 2009
Show Hours: Saturday Dealer Set up 6:00-8:00 AM--Show 8:00 AM-3:30 PM                   
Where: Waxahachie Civic Center, 2000 Civic Center Lane, Waxahachie, Texas 76165

                        Waxahachie Civic Center Web Site

         From Dallas:
I35E South, Exit 287 Bypass South.  Stay on 287 Service Road.  Turn right on Sam George Drive. 

Turn right on John Arden. Veer left to Civic Center.

         From Waco:
I35E North, Exit 287 South.  Turn right into Civic Center.

         From Ennis:
Take 287 North, Exit I35E, then take Exit for 287 South.  Stay on 287 Service Road. 

Turn right on Sam George Drive. Turn right on John Arden.  Veer left to Civic Center.

         From Fort Worth:
Take 287 South.  Take I35E exit, stay on 287 Service Road.  Turn right on Sam George Drive. 

Turn right on John Arden. Veer left to Civic Center

Contact: Show Sponsors: Harold Hughes (972) 921-8555 or James Kemp (254) 889-3885
Table Information: 80 eight foot tables are available @ $40 per table.
Admission: $5 for adults and children over 12 years of age. Children 12 and under are free.
Lodging: Best Western (972) 937-4202. Tell them you are with the artifact show for a discount.             
Show Rules: No Grave items allowed!  Reproductions MUST be labeled!
Show Notes: This is the 13th annual show for this event.
Map to Show: Map to Waxahachie Civic Center

Event:  The Edwardsville ILLINOIS INDIAN RELIC SHOW

Affiliation: None

When:  March 6, 2009

Show Hours: Setup- 7:30 AM, Show 8:00 AM – 3:00- PM

Where:  American Legion Hall, 58 St RT 157, Edwardsville, Illinois  62025,( miles North of Country Hearth Inn & Suites)

Contact:  Show Sponsored by Steve Repp  (309) 368-8919, or email ssrepp@grics.net and Bobby Onken (618) 977-2700

Table Information: 50 - 6ft tables are available @ $25.00/ table.

Admission: Open to the public – admission $5.00

Lodging: Country Hearth Inn & Suites 618-656-7829   Country Hearth Inn

Show Rules:   Discretion of sponsors.

Map to Show: American Legion Hall

Event: COLLINSVILLE PREHISTORIC ARTIFACT SHOW

Affiliation: Illinois State Archaeological Society, CSAS, & GIRS

When: March 7- 8, 2009 
Show Hours:

  • Friday Set up 5:00-9:00 PM
  • Saturday Dealer Set up 7:00-8:00 AM--Show 8:00 AM-5:00 PM
  • Sunday Dealers Show 8:00 AM-2:00 PM

(Security is provided for dealer tables after show hours)

Where: Gateway Center, One Gateway Drive, Collinsville, Illinois 62234   Site Info
Contact: Terry Stumpf  (217) 942-6083 for information
Table Information: 282 eight foot tables are available @ $65 per table for Dealers or $25 per table for Exhibitors.  (Dealers and Exhibitors MUST have an invitation to set-up)                           
Admission: Public Admission $3 Adults and Children 12 and over, Children 12 and under free.
Lodging:

  • Collinsville Holiday Inn (618) 345-2800
  • Super 8 (618) 345-8008
  • Comfort Inn (618) 346-4900
  • Motel 6 (618) 345-2100
  • Fairfield Inn (618) 346-0607

Show Rules: No Material other than Authentic Prehistoric or Pre-1900 Historic Native American Artifacts can be displayed or sold.  NO Contemporary Native American Material Allowed!  We reserve the right to control the material exhibited and brought into the show and to have any item removed at our discretion.  No burial items will be allowed.                
Show Notes: Concessions will be available at the show.
Map to Show: Map to Gateway Center

Event: COLLINSVILLE INDIAN ARTIFACT AND ETHNOGRAPHIC SHOW

Affiliation: None

When: March 7- 8, 2009 
Show Hours: Friday Set up 2:00-8:00 PM, Saturday Dealer Set up 7:00-8:00 AM--Show 8:00 AM-5:00 PM,  Sunday Dealers Show 8:00 AM-2:00 PM (Security is provided for dealer tables after show hours)
Where: Gateway Center, One Gateway Drive, Collinsville, Illinois 62234
Contact: Show Host: Kelly Ritter (618) 343-0724  (618) 345-9814 or email:
vivritter@aol.com
Table Information: 300 eight foot tables are available @ $65 per table for dealers                             
Admission: Free Admission
Lodging:

  • Collinsville Holiday Inn (618) 345-2800
  • Super 8 (618) 345-8008
  • Comfort Inn (618) 346-4900
  • Motel 6 (618) 345-2100
  • Fairfield Inn (618) 346-0607

Show Rules: We reserve the right to control the material exhibited and brought into the show and to have any item removed at our discretion. No burial items or illegally imported items will be allowed. All reproductions must be clearly marked.
Show Notes: Concessions will be available at the show.
Map to Show: 1 Gateway Dr Collinsville, IL 62234

Event: COLUMBUS TRI-STATES ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY SHOW
Affiliation: The Tri-States Archaeological Society
When: Saturday March 14, 2009 
Show Hours: Saturday Dealers Set up 7:00-8:00 AM--Show 8:00 AM-3:00 PM
Where: Fraternal Order of Police Building, 8827 Heiferhorn Dr, Columbus, Georgia 31904
Contact: Show Host: Jacky Fuller (800) 851-0924 (706) 570-4817 or email relikdiver@knology.net   
Table Information: 40 eight foot tables are available @ $20 per table for dealers or $10 for display only collectors.
Admission: $2 admission
Lodging: Microtel Inn & Suites of North Columbus, 1728 Fountain Ct., Columbus, GA 31904  (706) 653-7004

                 Map to Hotel
Show Rules: Only Authentic Indian Artifacts or related items allowed. No burial items or reproductions will be permitted.  The show host reserves the right to ask any dealer to remove items from their table.
Show Notes:  Concessions will be available.
Map Quest to Show: Map of 8827 Heiferhorn Way, Columbus, GA 31904-1319, US

Event: RIMINI SOUTH CAROLINA ARTIFACT SHOW

Affiliation: CSAS & The Piedmont Archaeological Society of VA, NC, & SC
When: March 21, 2009
Show Hours: Saturday Dealer Set up 7:00-8:00 AM--Show 8:00 AM-3:00 PM,
Where: Camp Woodie, 9833 Old River Road, Pinewood, South Carolina 29125  (803) 452-6001

                        Directions to Camp Woodie         Camp Woodie Site Info

Contact: For Information: Jimmy Moss (864) 446-3868, Rodney Peck (704) 933-8986 or email: rpeck@carolina.rr.com , or David Wielicki (803) 452-6001
Table Information: tables are available @ $25 per table for dealers and $10 for display only collectors. 
Admission: Free admission to all.  Show Flyer
Lodging: Camp Woodie Lodging is available for $20 per person call (803) 452-6001 * Reservation Lunch is available for $5 per person.  Hotels are also available in Santee and Summerton, SC

  • Days Inn – (803) 485-2865  (approx 8-12 miles from Camp Woodie)

Directions:  Directions to Camp Woodie

Show Rules: This Show, sponsored by the Piedmont Archaeological Society of VA, NC, & SC is for the exhibition of authentic American Indian Artifacts, and archaeological books and related items.  No human remains or unlawful items may be exhibited or brought into the show room.

Map to Show: Map to Old River Road

Event:  JOHNNY APPLESEED ARROWHEAD SHOW

Affiliation: Johnny Appleseed Museum Society

When: March 21, 2009  Display Only Event !

Show Hours: Saturday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Where: Johnny Appleseed Museum Urbana University, 579 College Way, Urbana, Ohio  43078
Contact: Show Host: Contact  Joe D. Besecker, Director (937) 667-5053 or email jbesecker@urbana.edu  

Table Information: Display Tables are provided     Johnny Appleseed Museum Web Site
Admission: Adults and children 12 years of age is $ 2.00, children under 12 will be admitted free.

Lodging:

  • Country Hearth Inn (937) 484-4120
  • Econo Lodge (937) 652-2188
  • Patrick House Bed & Breakfast  (937) 452-2632  Patrick House Web

Show Rules:

  • Displayers are required to display from 10:00 am till 4:00 pm.

Show Notes:  This is a new show, so there is no cost to display at this time.
Map to Show: Map to Johnny Appleseed Museum

Event: BOERNE INDIAN ARTIFACT SHOW

Affiliation: None 
When: March 21, 2009
Show Hours: Saturday Dealer Set up 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM--Show 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM                   
Where: Kendall County Fairgrounds, 7 Hwy 46 East, Boerne, Texas 78006
Contact: Show Host: Richard (830) 626-5561 or Rob (830) 238-3795

Table Information: Contact Richard or Rob

Admission: $5 for adults and children 15 years of age or over. Children 14 and under are free.

Lodging:

  • Best Western (830) 249-9791
  • Boerne Sunday House (830) 249-9563
  • Key To The Hills (830) 249-3562

Show Rules: Old Native American Artifacts; arrowheads, pottery, beads, jewelry, and all kinds of cases of all wood type to store your collectibles.  We will have a great deal of books on our past about Native American and Texas History.  About 10% of the tables have collectibles.

Show Notes: This is the 23h annual show for this location. Under New Management
Map Quest to Show: Map of 7 State Highway 46 E., Boerne, TX 78006-1944, US 

Event: Boonville Prehistoric Artifact Show
Affiliation: CSAS & The Indiana Archaeological Society

When: March 22, 2009

Show Hours: Sunday Dealers set up 7:00-8:00 AM, Show 8:00 AM-3:00 PM

Where: Warrick County 4-H Center, 133 East Degonia Rd, Boonville, Indiana 47601
Contact: Co-Host Bill Clark: (812) 897-2417 or Co-Host Edd Frisse (812) 476-9727

Lodging: Motel Manor (812) 897-1800 in Evansville, only 15 minutes from the show.

Table Information:

            100 eight foot tables are available @ $10.00 per table for dealers or display only collectors.

About this Show:  Plaques & Ribbons given as awards  

Show Rules: You must have a current IAS or CSAS card to display at Indiana shows.  Any item purchased

At an IAS sponsored show may be returned the day of show for a full refund.  *NO reproductions may be sold

or displayed.   

Show notes: This is the 45th continuous year of the show.

Map Quest to Show: Map of 133 E. Degonia Rd, Boonville, IN 47601

Event: LINEVILLE ALABAMA ARTIFACT SHOW
Affiliation: Hillabee Archaeological Society
When: March, 22nd  2009
Show Hours: Dealers setup 6:30-7:30 AM--Show 8:00 AM-3:00 PM
Where: Lineville National Guard Armory, 158 Main St, Lineville, AL 36266

Contact: Show Host: Scott Denham (256) 354-4809 or email rebad@centurytel.net  and Co-host Walt Farr (256) 396-2393
Table Information: 80 eight foot tables are available @ $10 per table for display & dealer
Admission: Free admission to all

Lodging:

Show Rules: Only Authentic Indian Artifacts, Pre Columbian or related items allowed. No guns or reproductions will be permitted. The show host reserves the right to ask any dealer to remove items from their table.
Show Notes:  Our tables go fast, so give us a call or email soon!
Map to Show: Map of 158 Main Street, Lineville, Alabama

Event: 5th Annual Western North Carolina GIRS Artifact Show
Affiliation: The GIRS – Genuine Indian Relic Society & Indian Artifact Collectors of the Carolinas
When: Sunday March 29, 2009 
Set-up Hours: Setup Saturday 28th 8-9pm and Sunday 29th morning at 6:30am.

Show Hours: Sunday 8:00am – 4:00pm
Where: Lelia Patterson Center, Roy Dunn Memorial Auditorium, 1111 Howard Gap Road, Fletcher, N.C. 28732

Lelia Patterson Center                 
Contact: David Pendleton (828) 243-4078, Randy London (828) 684-7994, Don Ham (252) 747-2723
Table Reservations: 140 – 150 tables on first come basis, Dealer tables $25/ea, Display only tables $10/ea.
Admission: Free admission to all

Nearby Lodging:

  • Holiday Inn, (828) 684-1213, I-26 Exit 40 – Ashville Airport
  • Marriott Fairfield Inn, (828) 684-1144, I-26 Exit 40
  • Comfort Inn, (828) 693-8800, I-26 Exit 49 Hendersonville
  • Hampton Inn (828) 697-2333, I-26 Exit 49

Show Rules:

  • Only North American prehistoric artifacts, pre Columbian, or related items will be allowed to
                          be displayed, sold, or traded.
  • Absolutely no modern reproductions, illegally obtained artifacts,
                          burial items, or guns will be allowed.
  • All restored or re-chipped artifacts must be labeled as such.
  • Walk-in’s will be checked at the door and are subject to the same show rules.
  • Full refund must be made on request on any item sold during show hours.
  • All tables will be reviewed by the show committee and any items in question must be removed upon request.

Show Notes: GIRS Raffle, 5 Awards, Concessions and much more.
Editors Notes: This will be the 5th Annual, Western North Carolina Artifact Show.  This has been a great show with many dealers and collectors from throughout the Southeast in attendance.
Map to: Lelia Patterson Center

Event:  PERU PREHISTORIC ARTIFACT SHOW
Affiliation: CSAS & The Indiana Archaeological Society
When: April 4, 2009 
Show Hours: Sunday Dealers Set up 7:00-8:00 AM--Show 8:00 AM-3:00 PM
Where: Miami County 4-H Fairgrounds, 1079 West & 200 North, Peru, Indiana 46970
Contact: Show Host: Pat Mooney (765) 472-7019, Bryan Warder (765) 472-1575, John Behney (765) 472-3440, Greg Sharp (765) 473-5280 
Table Information: 100 eight foot tables are available @ $10 per table or $15 for two tables for dealers or display only collectors.
Admission:
Free admission to all
Lodging:

  • Best Western (765) 473-8800
  • Knights Inn (765) 472-3971

Show Rules: Only Authentic Indian Artifacts or related items allowed. No reproductions will be permitted.  The show host reserves the right to ask any dealer to remove items from their table.
Show Notes: Concessions are available at the show.
Map Quest to Show: Map of Peru, IN 46970, US

Event: LAFAYETTE INDIAN ARTIFACT SHOW

Affiliation: CSAS & The Volunteer State Archaeological Society
When: April 5, 2009
Show Hours: Sunday Dealers Set up 7:00-8:00 AM--Show 8:00 AM-3:00 PM
Where: Macon County Fairgrounds, 1200 Russell Dr, Lafayette, Tennessee 37083

(The Macon County Fairgrounds is located behind the National Guard Armory)
Contact: Show Host: Keith Allen (615) 666-5843 or email keith65@nctc.com and Billy Carder
Table Information: 40 six foot tables are available @ $10 per table for dealers or display only collectors.
Admission: Free admission to all

Lodging:

         Hearthstone Inn (888) 458-7114 Map to Hearthstone Inn

Show Rules:

         Only Authentic Indian Artifacts, related books, or cases allowed.

         No guns or reproductions will be permitted.

         The show host reserves the right to ask any dealer to remove items from their table.

Show Notes:  Concessions are available at show.
Map to Show: Map of 1200 Russell Dr., Lafayette, TN 37083-2603, US 

Event: 1st Annual FLORENCE INDIANA ETHNOGRAPHIC INDIAN ARTIFACT SHOW
Affiliation: KP SHOWS, INC
When: April 9, 10, 11, 2009

Show Hours:

  • Thursday Evening - 5 PM to 9 PM (dealers only)
  • Friday – 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Saturday – 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Where: Belterra Casino Resort & Spa Ballroom, 777 Belterra Drive, Florence, IN  47020   Belterra Casino Resort Website

Contact: Show Host: Kathy Finley (812) 547-3255, fax (812) 547-2525 or email kpohl@psci.net

Table Information: eight foot tables are available @ $75 per table for dealers or display only collectors. Add $35.00 for each electrical hook-up.  Make checks payable to KP SHOWS, INC
Admission: Free in 2009
Lodging:

  • Belterra Casino Resort & Spa – (888) BELTERRA 235-8377
  • Mention the Artifact Show (Group Code #C84814) for a discounted room rate.

Show Notes: This is the 1st annual event for this show.   We will have experts to judge the authenticity of your artifacts for $20.00 each.  Add $5 for an estimated value.  A professional photographer will be set up for photographs of artifacts.
Map to Show: Map to Belterra Casino Resort & Spa

Driving Directions:

  • From Cincinnati: I-71 South to Exit 55 taking the right at stop sign onto KY-1039 North continuing over the bridge into Indiana which becomes IN-101, left at stop sign onto IN-156 East for 1 mile.
  • From Louisville:  I-71 North to Exit 55 taking a left at stop sign onto KY-1039 North continuing over the bridge into Indiana which becomes IN-101, left at stop sign onto IN-156 East for 1 mile.
  • From Indianapolis: I-74 East to IN-421 South (Exit 132).  Follow IN-421 to IN-129 South, take IN-129 till it ends.  Turn left onto IN-56 East to Vevay, IN.  At 4 way stop in Vevay, go straight onto IN-156 for 7 miles along the river.

Event: 12th Annual KANSAS INDIAN ARTIFACT SHOW
Affiliation: CSAS & The Kansas Archaeological Society
When: April 11, 2009   SHOW FLYER
Show Hours: Saturday Dealers setup 7:00-9:00 AM—Show 9:00 AM-4:00 PM
Where: 4-H Fair Building – Manhattan, Kansas (Located at CiCo Park – Pottorf Hall, Kimball Ave. & Avery Ave.) 

CiCo Park / Pottorf Hall Website, Manhattan, Kansas
Contact: Show Host: Darrel Wilson (785) 537-2862 or Alan Fine (785) 759-3204   
Table Information: Dealers tables are available @ $25 for 1st table & $20 per table.   Display-only exhibitor tables are $15 ea.  (Tables requested day of show are an additional $5 ea, if available)

Admission: Public Admission is a suggested donation of $3 per person or $5 per family.
Lodging:

  • Fairfield Inn by Marriott (785) 539-2400
  • Super 8 Motel (785) 537-8468
  • Motel 6 (785) 537-1022            

Show Rules: This show is for the exhibition of authentic American Indian Artifacts.  NO unlawful items will be permitted!  The show host reserves the right to ask any dealer to remove items from their table.
Show Notes: This is the 12th annual event for this artifact show.
Map to Show: Map to Pottorf Hall, Manhattan, Kansas 

Event: Rochester Indian Artifact Show
Affiliation: CSAS & The Gopher State Archaeological Society
When: April 18, 2009 
Show Hours: Saturday Dealer Set up 7:00-8:00 AM--Show 8:00 AM-3:00 PM,
Where: Holiday Inn Rochester South, 1630 South Broadway, Rochester, Minnesota  56904
Contact: Show Host: Bernie Benavidez (507) 259-9259 or email bjbdiamonds@aol.com 
Table Information: 50 eight foot tables are available @ $20 per table for dealers and Free 1st table to display only collectors who are GSAS/CSAS members.
Admission: $3 for adults and children under 12 are free.

Lodging: 

  • Holiday Inn South (507) 288-1844
  • Hampton Inn (507) 287-9050
  • Comfort Inn (507) 281-2211

Show Rules: Only Authentic North American Indian prehistoric, historic and related artifacts will be allowed for displaying, selling, or trading. No reproductions will be allowed. A full refund from the seller must be made to the buyer on any disputed items sold during show hours. All tables will be reviewed by the show host and any items in question must be removed upon request.
Show Notes: This is our annual spring show held in Rochester for the 2nd time.  Restaurant will be available at the show.                    
Map Quest to Show: Map of 1630 South Broadway, Rochester, Minnesota  56904  

Event: SURFACE HUNTERS OF TEXAS ANNUAL ARTIFACT SHOW
Affiliation: N/A
When: April 25th. 2009
Show Hours: 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Where: Family Life Center, Crossroads Church, I-30 & U.S. 69, Greenville, Texas  75401

Show Host: Contact: Lewis Smith – (903) 217-7446 or email indianasmith1@hotmail.com

Admission:  Free

Lodging: 

  • Super 8 (903) 454-3736
  • Motel 6 (903) 455-0515                   Other Motels
  • Ramada Inn (903) 454-0427

Table information:  call

Show Rules:

  • Absolutely NO grave goods!

Show Notes: Barbecue, “Best Finds” competition!  Buy, Sell, or Trade Relics
Map to Show: Map to Joe Ramsey Blvd N, & I-30, Greenville, TX

Event: BONNE TERRE INDIAN ARTIFACT SHOW
Affiliation: CSAS & the Greater St Louis Archaeological Society
When: April 26, 2009 
Show Hours: Sunday Dealer Set up 6:00-7:00 AM—Show 7:00 AM-2:00 PM,
Where: Bonne Terre Elementary School, 405 Hillcrest Drive, Bonne Terre, Missouri 63628
Contact: Show Host: Roy Whaley (573) 431-4098 or (573) 756-8596 for more info.
Table Information: 70 eight foot tables are available and are free to dealers or display only collectors. Table limit is 2 per person on a first come basis.
Admission: Free Admission to all.
Lodging:

  • Super 8 (573) 358-5888
  • Red Cedar Lodge (573) 358-8900
  • Rosener’s Motel (573) 431-4241

Show Rules: Only Authentic Indian Artifacts or related items can be displayed. No other items will be permitted.  The show host reserves the right to ask any dealer to remove items from their table as tables will be policed during the show.                    
Show Notes: This is the 49th annual show for this event. Concessions will be available at the show. Show host awards will be given out during the show.
Map to Show: Map to Bonne Terre Elementary School

Event: STARVED ROCK INDIAN ARTIFACT SHOW
Affiliation: GIRS, CSAS & The Illinois State Archaeological Society
When: April 26, 2009  Sunday Show
Show Hours: Sunday Dealers Set up 6:30 AM-8:00 AM Show 8:00 AM-3:00 PM
Where: Local 150 Operating Engineer Union Hall, 740 East Route 6, LaSalle, Illinois 61301

                        (exit 81 on Interstate 80, 1st stop sign turn right – look for marquee) 
Contact: Show Host: Bruce Filbrandt (815) 882-2518, or day of show (815) 257-3705
Table Information: 97 eight foot tables are available @ $30/ table for dealers and $20/ table for display only collectors.  All tables must be paid for in advance.  MUST be a member of G.I.R.S or C.S.A.S. to setup!
Admission: $ 2.00 admission for Adults / children under 12 free
Lodging:

  • Starved Rock Lodge, Utica, IL (815) 667-4211
  • Holiday Inn Express, Oglesby, IL (815) 883-3535
  • Super 8, Peru, IL (815) 223-1848
  • Days Inn, Oglesby, IL (815) 883-9600
  • Super 8 Ottawa (815) 434-2888
  • Grand Bear Lodge, Utica, IL (815) 667-3866

Show Rules: Only Authentic Indian Artifacts or related items may be displayed.  No other items will be permitted.  The show host reserves the right to ask any dealer to remove items from their tables.  Tables will be policed during the show.
Show Notes: Concessions will be available at the show. This is the 6th annual show for this event.  Show is in the Celebrations Hall.  Security will be provided on the premises at all times!
Map to Show: Starved Rock Show

Event: 5th ANNUAL LULING INDIAN ARTIFACT & COLLECTABLE SHOW
Affiliation: None
When: May 2, 2009
Show Hours: Saturday Dealer Set up 6:30-8:30 AM--Show 8:30 AM-4:00 PM
Where: Luling Civic Center, 333 East Austin Street, Luling, TX 78648
Contact: Show Host: Randy Engelke (830) 875-5216 or email: lulingparksre@yahoo.com

Table Information: 75 eight foot tables are available @ $35 per table for dealers or $10 for display only collectors.  Tables must be reserved in advance.

Admission: Admission $5 adults & children over 14. Children 13 and under are free

Lodging:

  • Luling Ainsworth House B & B (830) 875-3435
  • Luling Coachway Inn (830) 875-5635
  • Lockhart Plum Creek Inn - Lockhart (512) 398-4911
  • La Quinta Inn (830) 372-0567

Show Rules:

  • Authentic Indian Artifacts, Reproductions (Must be Labeled as such). 
  • Western Cowboy items, Military items, Guns (pre 1940), Fossils, and related items allowed. 
  • No grave goods will be permitted.
  • The show host reserves the right to ask any dealer to remove items from their table.

Show Notes: Concessions will be available at the show. 
Map to Show: Map of 333 E Austin St., Luling, TX 78648-2205, US

Event: 37th Annual WAVERLY INDIAN ARTIFACT SHOW

Affiliation: The Dickson County Archaeological Society, Volunteer State Archaeology Society
When: May 3, 2009                            SHOW FLYER
Show Hours: Sunday Dealers Set up 7:00-7:30 AM--Show 7:30 AM-4:00 PM
Where: Waverly Junior High School, 520 East Main, Waverly, Tennessee 37185
Contact: Show Host: Hank Hafner (615) 789-5775 email: hthafner@bellsouth.net , or Josh Gill (615) 952-3312 email: jgill@orionbldg.com
Table Information: tables are available @ $10 per table for dealers.   Call Hank Hafner for more information.

Table Space will be as follows:

         DCAS Members & VSAS Members 2 tables

         Non-Members – 1 table

         All Dealers (anyone selling relics) $10.00/ table.  This table fee is necessary to help defray the cost of the show, which increases each year.

Admission: Free admission to all
Lodging:

  • Imperial Lodge (931) 296-2521
  • For More information on Motels & Restaurants, contact the Waverly Chamber of Commerce at (931) 296-4865

Show Rules:

  • This show is for the display of Authentic Indian Relics and related items.  Fakes or reproductions will not be permitted or any items not related to Indian Relics.
  • All entrants, for plaques, must be a member of the Dickson County Archaeology Society ($10.00 dues payable at the time of show) or Volunteer State Archaeology Society.
  • All Entries Must Be Found, Not Purchased and be witnessed by a verifiable person.  Everyone displaying will receive an appreciation ribbon.

Plaques:  Plaques will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places in the following categories:

  • Flint
  • Ground Artifacts
  • Bone/Shell/Pottery

(artifacts found since the last Waverly Show in May 2008)

Awards:  Awards will also be given to:

  • Best Beginner (18 years old and younger with no repeat winners.  This MUST be your 1st entry!)
  • Best Over-all Display of Show
  • Best Educational Display

Show Notes:  Everyone is invited to attend and display your collections… Large & Small.  Concessions are available at the show. This is the 37TH annual show for this event.
Map to Show: Map of 520 E Main St., Waverly, TN 37185-1712, US

Event: 6TH ANNUAL PARAGOULD ARKANSAS ARTIFACT SHOW
Affiliation: Northeast Arkansas Relic Club & The Natural State Archaeological Society

When: May 9, 2009

Show Hours:

         Friday May 8th Dealer Set up 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM – Dealers and invited guest only!

         Show: Saturday 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Where: Quality Suites, 2310 West Kings Highway, Paragould, Arkansas 72450

NOTE:  Quality Suites is offering a discount rate for those who book their rooms there.

Contact: Show Hosts:  Jeremy Gunn (870) 323-0695 or email jeremylgunn@yahoo.com  or Roy Morley (870) 236-8965 or email paperedpoints@yahoo.com
Table Information: eight foot tables are available @ $30 per table, or $25/ table for 2 or more tables. (display or dealer)
Admission: Free Admission to all

Lodging: 

  • Quality Suites (870) 239-2121 – offering room discount Show Location – featuring indoor pool with nightclub and Mexican Restaurant.
  • Best Western Rustic Inn (870) 239-2161 
  • Holiday Inn Express (870) 236-9999

Show Rules:  Authentic Indian Artifacts, Pre Columbian or related items allowed.  No guns will be permitted.  The show host reserves the right to ask any dealer to remove items from their table.  All artifacts must be legally obtained.
Show Notes:  The Show Location features an indoor pool with nightclub and a Mexican Restaurant.  This is the 6th annual show for this event.  All local artifact collectors are invited to bring their collections to show, sell, or be evaluated.  Authentications and appraisals will be available at the show.

Map to Show: Quality Suites, 2310 West Kings Highway, Paragould, AR

Event: 3rd ANNUAL SPRINGFIELD MISSOURI INDIAN ARTIFACT SHOW
Affiliation: Greater St. Louis Archaeological Society
When: May 15 - 16, 2009  NEW LOCATION !
Show Hours: Friday - Dealer Set up 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm, Dealer Trade 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm.

Saturday – Dealer Setup 7:00 am – 8:00 am, Show Hours 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Where: Remington’s Event Center, 1655 W. Republic Road, Springfield, Missouri 65807 http://www.remingtons.tv/  
Contact: Show Host: Stephen Burks (417) 619-3269 svjburks@sbcglobal.net or Richard Eady (417) 533-4268
Table Information: 90 -120 Eight foot tables are available @ $35 per table for dealers and $25 per table for display only collectors.  Security is provided on Friday night for all display tables.
Admission: Adult $4, Children 10 & under free

Lodging:

Show Rules: Only Authentic Prehistoric or Historic Indian Artifacts or Pre Columbian allowed. No guns will be permitted.  The show host reserves the right to ask any dealer to remove items from their table.  All dealers must guarantee authenticity and provide a money back return policy to buyers.
Show Notes: Concessions will be available.  This is a new location with over 15,000 sq. ft. of space and lots of parking.
Map to Show: Map to Remington,s Entertainment Complex

Event: PLEASANT VALLEY INDIAN ARTIFACT SHOW
Affiliation: CSAS, BSAS
When: Sunday May 17th,  2009 
Show Hours: Dealer Set up 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM -  Show 8:00 AM- 3:00 PM                   
Where: Washington County Fair Park, 3000 Hwy. PV, West Bend, WI  53095

(Located at Hwy 45 and PV “Pleasant Valley Road”, Exit #65 – Northeast side of Hwy 45)
Contact: Kevin Leszcynski (414) 967-9727 kleszcynski@yahoo.com
Table Information: Over 65 eight foot tables are available.   Dealer and non-CSAS member tables - $25/ea.  Display tables for

CSAS members are 1st table free; additional tables $5 and non-CSAS members $25/ea.
Admission: $3 for adults and children 12 years of age or over. Children under 12 are free.
Lodging:

Show Rules: Only Authentic Indian Artifacts, Pre Columbian and Indian culture related items allowed.

No guns or reproductions will be permitted. The show host reserves the right to ask any

dealer to remove items from their table.

Show Notes: Concessions will be available.   Facility rules state that no carry-in food or drink allowed.

                        Awards will be given out at the show.
Map Quest to Show: 3000 Pleasant Valley Road, West Bend, WI

Event: TUSCUMBIA ALABAMA INDIAN RELIC SHOW
Affiliation: CSAS & The Rebel State Archaeological Society
When: May 17, 2009 
Show Hours: Sunday Dealers setup 6:30-8:00 AM--Show 8:00 AM-3:30 PM
Where: Tuscumbia Multi-Purpose Center, 601 Northeast Commons, Tuscumbia, Alabama  (Corner of Washington & Northeast Commons)

Contact: Show Host: Jeff Norton (256) 412-4091 or email jeffjffnrtn@aol.com  
Table Information: tables are available @ $10 per table and must be reserved in advance.
Admission: Free admission to all    SHOW FLYER
Lodging:

Show Rules: Dealers and Displayers have your artifacts identified.  Reproductions MUST be so marked.   

Show Notes: Dealers and Displayers from the South.  Everyone welcome to come visit.  Plenty of artifacts, books, & much more.
Map Quest to Show: Tuscumbia Multi-purpose Center

Event: ELIZABETHTOWN KENTUCKY PREHISTORIC ARTIFACT SHOW
Affiliation: CSAS & The Green River Archaeological Society
When: May 23, 2009  (Saturday)
Show Hours: Saturday Dealer Set up 7:00-8:00 AM--Show 8:00 AM-3:00 PM,
Where: Pritchard Community Center, 404 South Mulberry, Elizabethtown, Kentucky 42701
Contact: Show Host: Don Reynolds (270) 358-3405, or email Don at dlr538@alltel.net  
Table Information: 100 six foot tables are available @ $10 per table
Admission: Free admission to all
Lodging:

  • Hampton Inn (270) 765-6663
  • Ramada Inn (270) 769-9683
  • Comfort Inn (270) 769-3030 

Show Rules: NO Human Remains shall be displayed, bought, sold or traded!

  • All exhibitors must be a current member of a member society of the Central States Archaeological Societies, Inc.
  • Only Authentic Prehistoric North American Indian Artifacts, as well as Archaeological material from the continental United States, Alaska, and Canada will be allowed to be displayed.
  • Any material of questionable authenticity or unrelated material will not be allowed.
  • Any request by a GRAS officer or host of show to remove any material from Display must be honored.

Show Notes:  Concessions available at show.
Map Quest to Show: Map of 404 S Mulberry St., Elizabethtown, KY 42701-1404, US

Event: 12th ANNUAL LONE STAR STATE ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY SHOW (*Temple Show)

Affiliation: GIRS & The Lone Star State Archaeological Society
When: June 5 - 7, 2009 
Show Hours: Friday June 5th Set up and preview 12:00-7:30 PM, Saturday Dealer Set up 7:00-8:00 AM - Show 8:00 AM-5:30 PM;  Sunday Show 8:00 AM - 2:30 PM  (Security is provided for dealer tables after show hours Friday & Saturday nights)
Where: Mayborn Convention Center, 3303 North 3rd Street, Temple, TX 76501 Convention Center Info
Contact: Show Host: Leslie Pfeiffer (210) 824-0430 or email: lpfeiffer1@satx.rr.com 
Table Information: 248 eight foot tables are available @ $40 per table for dealers and free to display only collectors.
Admission: $4 per day for adults and children over 15 years of age. Children 14 and under are free.
Lodging:

  • Quality Inn (254) 770-1100 (Ask for artifact show rates.)
  • Comfort Suites (254) 770-0300.

Show Rules:

  • Only North American prehistoric artifacts will be allowed to be displayed, sold, or traded.
  • Absolutely no modern material, pre Columbian, burial goods, items found on state of federal land, or foreign material will be allowed.
  • Walk-in’s will be checked at the door and are subject to the same show rules.
  • Full refund must be made on request on any item sold during show hours.
  • No pictures are to be made in the showroom at any time.
  • All tables will be reviewed by the show committee and any items in question must be removed upon request.

Show Notes: High security will be provided by the Temple Police Dept. while show is closed Friday & Saturday nights
Editors Notes: This is one of the best shows in the country each year! This show is very well organized and managed which makes it fun for all.
Map to Show: Map of 3303 N 3rd St Temple, TX 76501-1364, US

Event: GAINESVILLE ARTIFACT & FOSSIL SHOW
Affiliation: The Sunshine State Archaeological Society
When: June 6, 2009 
Show Hours: Saturday Dealer Set up 6:00-8:00 AM--Show 8:00 AM-3:00 PM,
Where: Clarion Inn, 7417 Newberry Rd, Gainesville, Florida 32605
Contact: Show Host: Hugh McKenzie (407) 647-3074 or email: hughm@vargaresearch.com
Table Information: 80 eight foot tables are available @ $20 per table

Admission: $2 per day for adults and children over 12 years of age. Children 12 and under are free.

Lodging: Clarion Inn (352) 332-7500 Ask for show rates

Show Rules:

  • Only Authentic Indian Artifacts, Pre Columbian, or Fossils allowed.
  • No grave goods will be permitted.
  • All reproductions must be labeled.
  • The show host reserves the right to ask any dealer to remove items from their table.

Show Notes:

  • Hotel concessions and restaurant will be available at the show.
  • On Friday night in the rooms, there will be pre-show sells & trades, which are a lot of fun for all.

Map to Show: Clarion Inn, 7417 Newberry Rd, Gainesville, Florida 32605

Event:  SOMERSET KENTUCKY GIRS ARTIFACT SHOW

Affiliation:  GIRS – Genuine Indian Relic Society, Inc. 

When:  June 12 - 13, 2009

Show Hours: 

  • Friday June 12th Setup & Preview – 2:00 PM – 7:00 PM
  • Saturday Show June 14th 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Where:  Center for Rural Development, 2292 S. Highway 27, Somerset, KY 42501 -  (606) 677 6180 ( U.S. Highway 27, exit at Traffic Light # 15 )  Link to THE CENTER Map & Directions

Contact:  Show Co-Hosts:  Danny Bray (606) 561-4798 or (606) 271-2910 or email Danny dbray4798@charter.net or  Randall W. Carrier (859) 792-4017 or (859) 333-4329

Table Information:  120 eight foot tables are available @ $25 each for Dealer or Display tables

Admission:      Free

Lodging: 

  • Best Western (606) 677-9000  - ( mention GIRS for Discount )
  • Holiday Inn (606) 678-2023
  • Comfort Inn  (606) 677-1500

Show Rules: 

  • No Material other than Authentic Prehistoric or Pre-1900 Historic Native American Artifacts can be displayed or sold.
  • NO Contemporary Native American Material Allowed!
  • We reserve the right to control the material exhibited and brought into the show and to have any item removed at our discretion.
  • No burial items will be allowed.
  • Any other Standard GIRS Rules apply.

Show Notes:   This is a 2nd YEAR GIRS SHOW.  Concessions will be available at the show.

Map to Show: Center for Rural Development

Event: NORTHEAST MISSOURI ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY SHOW

Affiliation: Missouri Archaeological Society 

When: June 13, 2009

Show Hours: Dealer Set up 7:30-9:00 AM--Show 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Where: Missouri Department of Conservation, 3500 South Baltimore, Kirksville, MO  63501
Contact: Show Host: John Chapman - President (573) 735-5100 or email: artifactchap@yahoo.com , or Eric Markley, Vice President (573) 822-6605  

Table Information: Tables are available @ $10.00 per table for Non- NEMAS Members.  NO SELLING OF ARTIFACTS INSIDE BUILDING!

Admission: Free admission to all

Lodging:

  • Knights Inn (660) 665-8352
  • Super 8 Motel (660) 665-8826
  • Budget Host  (660) 665-3722
  • Comfort Inn (660) 665-2205

Show Rules:

  • NO SELLING OF ARTIFACTS INSIDE THE BUILDING.
  • Selling of artifacts is NOT to be affiliated with the NEMAS.
  • NO Fakes or Reproductions

Map to Show: Map to 3500 South Baltimore, Kirksville, MO

Event: ATHENS ALABAMA ARTIFACT SHOW
Affiliation: CSAS & The Rebel State Archaeological Society
When: June 14, 2009 
Show Hours: Sunday Dealers setup 7:00-8:00 AM--Show 8:00 AM-3:00 PM
Where: Athens State University Ballroom, Pryor Street, Athens, Alabama 35611  (the Standridge Student Center Ballroom is between Hobbs and Pryor Streets, just past Thomas Street)
Contact: Show Host: John Hammons (256) 232-0698 or email jrh@pclnet.net or Barry Waters (256) 702-7646 or email h2osbp@aol.com     
Table Information: 70 six foot tables are available @ $10 per table for dealers or $5 for display only collectors.
Admission: Free admission to all

Lodging:

  • Country Hearth Inn (256) 232-1520
  • Comfort Inn (256) 232-2704

Show Rules:

  • Only Authentic Indian Artifacts, Pre Columbian, Civil War relics, or related items allowed.
  • No reproductions will be permitted.
  • Only 25% of the display can be other than Native American.
  • The show host reserves the right to ask any dealer to remove items from their table.

Show Notes: This is the 25th annual event for this show. Concessions will be available at the show.
Map to Show: Map of E Hobbs St & N Beaty St., Athens, AL 35611, US

Event: HENSCHEL ARTIFACT SHOW
Affiliation: The Badger State Archaeological Society
When: June 14, 2009 
Show Hours: Sunday Dealer Set up 8:00-9:00 AM ; Show 9:00 AM-4:00 PM,
Where: Henschel Indian Museum, N 8661 Holstein Road, Elkhart Lake, Sheboygan County, Wisconsin 53020
Contact: Show Host: Gary Henschel (920) 876-3193 or Email  jcobble@excite.net
Table Information: 25 eight foot tables are available @ $15 per table for dealers or $5 each for display only collectors.   SHOW FLYER

Admission: $3 for adults and children over 10 years of age. Children 10 and under are free.

Lodging:      

  • Oshotoff Resort (920) 876-3366
  • Americinn Hotel Plymouth (920) 892-2669
  • Baymont Inn & Suites (920) 893-6781
  • List of Motels  List with map

Show Rules:

  • Only Authentic Indian Artifacts, Pre Columbian, and Indian culture related items allowed.
  • No guns or burial goods will be permitted.
  • All reproductions must be labeled.
  • The show host reserves the right to ask any dealer to remove items from their table.

Show Notes: 

  • Concessions will be available at the show.
  • Flint Knapping demonstrations will be held during the show.
  • There will be Atl-atl competitions going on during the show.
  • There will be horse drawn hay rides for viewing of the Effigy Mounds.
  • There will be a Dig Site Open.
  • Tee Pee Display
  • The Gift shop will be open.
  • This is a family fun show so please come.   SHOW FLYER

Map to Show: Map to N8661 Holstein Rd., Elkhart Lake, WI 53020, US

Event: ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY of OKLAHOMA ARTIFACT SHOW

Affiliation: CSAS
When: June 27th, 2009
Show Hours: Dealer evening of Friday June 26th, Saturday 27th Show; Set up 7:00-8:00 AM--Show 8:00 AM-5:00 PM,
Where: Payne County Expo Center, Heritage Hall Building, Highway 51 East, 4518 Expo Cr. East, Stillwater, Oklahoma 74075 Payne County Expo Center Website    Directions Page
Contact: Show Host: Lyle Nickel (580) 242-3615 or email lcnickel@sbcglobal.net OR Chris Merriam at (405) 366-1960 or email chris@arrowheadsonline.com
Table Information: Eight foot tables are available @ $45 per table for dealers or display only tables @ $25.  (All Tables are discounted $5/ea to ASO members.)
Admission: $3 per day for adults and children over 15 years of age. Children 15 and under are free.

Lodging:

  • Hampton Inn (405) 743-1306
  • Fairfield Inn (405) 372-6300
  • Days Inn (405) 743-2570
  • Budget Inn (405) 372-7100

Show Rules: Only Authentic Prehistoric & Legally Acquired Artifacts are to be displayed and/or offered for sale at the ASO show!  Dealers must agree to accept returns of sold merchandise for full refunds, (if returned in as sold condition), during show hours.  Dealers are encouraged to extend this return period, if needed for verification of authenticity.
Map to Show: Map to Payne County Expo Center

Event: CAPE GIRARDEAU ARTIFACT SHOW
Affiliation: CSAS & the Greater St Louis Archaeological Society
When: Sunday June 28, 2009
Show Hours: Sunday Dealer Set up 7:00-8:00 AM—Show 7:00 AM-4:00 PM,
Where: Drury Lodge, 104 South Vantage, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
Contact: Show Host: Jerry Davis (573) 243-5020
Table Information: 70 eight foot tables are available @ $20 per table for dealers and $20 per table for display only collectors.
Admission: Free Admission to all.
Lodging:

         Drury Inn (573) 334-7151

         Pear Tree (573) 334-7151

         Holiday Inn (573) 334-4491

Show Rules: Only Authentic Indian Artifacts or related items can be displayed. No other items will be permitted.  The show host reserves the right to ask any dealer to remove items from their table as tables will be policed during the show.                    
Show Notes: This is the 29th annual show for this event. Concessions will be available at the show.
Map to Show: Map to Drury Lodge

Event: 7th ANNUAL AACA NATIONAL ANCIENT AMERICAN ARTIFACT EXPOSITION
Affiliation: AACA
When: July 17-19, 2009
Show Hours:

  • Friday Set up 3:00–7:00 PM
  • Saturday Dealer Set up 7:00-8:00 AM.  Show 8:00 AM- 4:00 PM
  • Sunday Dealers 7:00-8:00 AM, Show 8:00 AM- 4:00 PM.  (Security is provided for dealers tables after show hours)

Where: The Drawbridge Inn & Convention Center, 2477 Royal Drive, Fort Mitchell, Kentucky 41017
Contact: Show Host: Jim Bennett (419) 945-2893 or email: jim@oldrelics.com    
Table Information:

  • 175 six foot tables are available @ $65 per table for dealers or $35 display only collectors.
  • If not staying at The Drawbridge Inn, then tables are $85.00 per table
  • Tables are by approved application only, so apply at www.theaaca.com/show

Admission:

  • $3 per day for adults and children over 12 years of age.
  • Children 12 and under are free.
  • Two day pass $5.

Lodging: The Drawbridge Inn (800) 354-9793 in US (800) 352-9866 in KY             
Show Rules: Please review show rules at www.theaaca.com/show
Show Notes:

Friday night there will be a Preview Party after dealer set up from 7:30 PM-10:00 PM with admission
of $10. Saturday night there will be a Cocktail Party from 7:30 PM-10:00 PM with fun for all.
There will be several seminars given over the weekend so check them out at

www.theaaca.com/show/Seminars.htm

Editors Notes: This is one of our favorite shows and fun from start to finish. I will rate this show in the top 3 in the US for the year so try to come.
AACA Membership: To become a free member please register at www.theaaca.com/Join.html .
Map Quest to Show: Map of 2477 Royal Dr Ft Mitchell, KY 41017-3502, US

Event: 5th ANNUAL TUPELO INDIAN ARTIFACT SHOW

Affiliation: The Magnolia State Archaeological Society

When: July 25, 2009
Show Hours: Saturday Dealers Set up 6:30- 8:00 AM / Show 8:00 AM-3:30 PM
Where: Lee County Agri-Center: Magnolia Building, 5395 Hwy 145 South, Verona, Mississippi 38879
Contact: Show Host: Michael Gooch (662) 539-0076 or email:  msrebels18@hughes.net

Table Information: 60 tables are available @ $20/ table for Dealers, $10/ table for display only (1st Free).  Tables must be paid for in advance for all dealers and display only collectors.

Admission: Free admission to all

Lodging:      

  • Tupelo Wingate (662) 680-88871
  • Jameson Inn Tupelo (662) 840-2380
  • Days Inn (662) 489-5200
  • Motel Locations Click Here

Show Rules:

  • NO FAKES OR ILLEGAL GOODS ARE ALLOWED, NO EXCEPTIONS! 
  • Only Authentic Indian Artifacts or related items allowed.
  • No burial items or reproductions will be permitted. 
  • The show host reserves the right to ask any dealer to remove items from their table.

Show Notes: 

  • Concessions will be available.
  • Awards will be given for Best of Show and Best of Featured Point Type, 1st – 3rd, and Best Educational.
  • You must be a MSAS member to be eligible to win.

Map of:  Map to show

Event: ELLIS COUNTY INDIAN ARTIFACT SHOW
Affiliation: None
When: July 25, 2009
Show Hours: Saturday Dealer Set up 6:00-8:00 AM--Show 8:00 AM-3:30 PM                   
Where: Waxahachie Civic Center, 2000 Civic Center Lane, Waxahachie, Texas 76165

                        Waxahachie Civic Center Web Site

         From Dallas:
I35E South, Exit 287 Bypass South.  Stay on 287 Service Road.  Turn right on Sam George Drive. 

Turn right on John Arden. Veer left to Civic Center.

         From Waco:
I35E North, Exit 287 South.  Turn right into Civic Center.

         From Ennis:
Take 287 North, Exit I35E, then take Exit for 287 South.  Stay on 287 Service Road. 

Turn right on Sam George Drive. Turn right on John Arden.  Veer left to Civic Center.

         From Fort Worth:
Take 287 South.  Take I35E exit, stay on 287 Service Road.  Turn right on Sam George Drive. 

Turn right on John Arden. Veer left to Civic Center

Contact: Show Sponsors: Harold Hughes (972) 921-8555 or James Kemp (254) 889-3885
Table Information: 80 eight foot tables are available @ $40 per table.
Admission: $5 for adults and children over 12 years of age. Children 12 and under are free.

Lodging: Best Western (972) 937-4202. Tell them you are with the artifact show for a discount.             

Show Rules:

  • No Grave items allowed!
  • Reproductions MUST be labeled!

Show Notes: This is the 14th annual show for this event.
Map to Show: Map to Waxahachie Civic Center

Event: ROBERT E. NELSON ESTATE – INDIAN ARTIFACT AUCTION
When: July 25th, 2009   A SATURDAY Auction

Auction Preview:  Saturday Morning  7 – 10am

Auction Hours: SATURDAY Auction, starting at 10:00 AM-Until Complete

Where: Holiday Inn North, 1950 Newtown Pike, Lexington, KY  40511
Contact for Auction: Alex Przygoda, (859) 499-0204 or email info@theartifactcompany.com

Hotel Accommodations: 

  • Holiday Inn North – (859) 233-0512
  • Griffin Gate Marriott – (859) 231-5100
  • Embassy Suites – (859) 455-5000

About this Auction:

Map to Auction: Map to Holiday Inn North

Event: ALEXANDRIA INDIAN ARTIFACT SHOW
Affiliation: CSAS & The Gopher State Archaeological Society
When: July 26, 2009 
Show Hours: Sunday Dealer Set up 7:00-8:00 AM--Show 8:00 AM-3:00 PM,
Where: Holiday Inn, 5637 State Highway 29 S, Alexandria, Minnesota 56308
Contact: Show Host: John Lindquist (320) 834-4788 or email jlindquist@gctel.com 
Table Information: 60 eight foot tables are available @ $20 per table for dealers and Free 1st table to display only collectors who are GSAS/CSAS members.
Admission: $3 for adults and children under 12 are free.
Lodging: 

  • Holiday Inn (800) 465-4329
  • Super 8 Motel (320) 763-6552
  • Country Inn & Suites (320) 763-9900

Show Rules: Only Authentic North American Indian prehistoric, historic and related artifacts will be allowed for displaying, selling, or trading. No reproductions will be allowed. A full refund from the seller must be made to the buyer on any disputed items sold during show hours. All tables will be reviewed by the show host and any items in question must be removed upon request.
Show Notes: Restaurant will be available at the show location. There will be Saturday night room trading at the show hotel.                    
Map Quest to Show: Map of 5637 State Highway 29 S., Alexandria, MN 56308-6034, US  

Event: 30th Annual EVANSVILLE INDIANA INDIAN ARTIFACT SHOW
Affiliation: KP SHOWS, INC
When: July 31, August 1 & 2, 2009

Show Hours:

  • Friday preview - 1 PM to 6 PM
  • Saturday 8:00 AM – 8:30 AM  (dealers only)
  • Saturday – 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Sunday 8:30 AM – 2:00 PM

Where: the Centre, 715 Locust Street, Evansville, IN  47708

Contact: Show Host: Kathy Finley (812) 547-3255, fax (812) 547-2525 or email kpohl@psci.net

Table Information: eight foot tables are available @ $75 per table for dealers or display only collectors. Add $35.00 for each electrical hook-up.  Make checks payable to KP SHOWS, INC
Admission:

  • Friday preview $25 (for entire weekend)
  • Saturday & Sunday $6 each day or $17 per family per day

Lodging:

  • Executive Inn – (877) 424-0888 (across the street from the Centre) 600 E. Walnut St. Evansville, IN
  • Mention the Artifact Show for a discounted room rate.

Show Notes: This is the 30th annual event for this show.   We will have experts to judge the authenticity of your artifacts for $20.00 each.  Add $5 for an estimated value.  A professional photographer will be set up for photographs of artifacts.
Map to Show: Map to the Center

Driving Directions:

  • From the Lloyd Expressway: Take the Martin Luther King exit South, turn left on Locust Street.
  • From Hwy 41:  Turn West on Walnut Street, right on Martin Luther King, right on Locust Street.

Event: Salt Creek Indian Artifact Show
Affiliation: N/A
When: August 1st, 2009
Show Hours: Saturday set up at 6:30 a.m.  Show from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Where: American Legion Home, 110 W. Court Street, Mason City, Illinois 62664
Contact: Show Host: Michael Karr or email: mikeandrhonda@casscomm.com

Or       

         Michael Karr

         717 E. Walnut St.

         Mason City, Illinois 63664

         (217) 737-1434

Admission: Free admission to all.

Lodging:  Nearby in Lincoln, Illinois

Tables:  35 – 8 ft tables at $20.00 / ea.

Show Rules:  Authentic Indian Artifacts Only

Show Notes:  Collectors are welcome to bring in their artifacts for free evaluation.

Map to Show: Map of 110 W. Court Street, Mason City, Ill

Event: CONNEAUT LAKE PENNSYLVANIA INDIAN ARTIFACT SHOW
Affiliation: French Creek Archaeological Society           Show Flyer
When: August 1, 2009
Show Hours: Show 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Where: Stable Pit & Pub Banquet Hall, Rt. 18 North, Conneaut Lake, PA.

  • To get to the show, from the South (I-80), take I-79 North to exit 147.
  • From the North (I-90), take I-79 South to exit 147.
  • Watch for construction at this exit.  You may have to take a detour. 
  • Take Rt. 322 W. to Conneaut Lake, Just before you get to Conneaut Lake, at the red light for Rt. 18 N. make a right turn.  Just go a short distance and the Pub will be on your left.  Watch for signs.  Exit 147 is under construction.

Contact: Show Host: John Sites after 4:00 PM at (814) 398-8212 
Table Information: Contact John Sites
Admission:

  • Request a $2.00 donation.
  • It is free for Children 16 and under. 

Show Notes: 

  • Displays & Items for sale: Indian Artifacts, Fossils, Minerals, Historical Items, Books, Display Cases, Etc…
  • Demonstrations: Flint Knapping & Spear Throwing.
Bring your artifacts & fossils in for identification

Event: 15th Annual LAMPASAS TEXAS INDIAN ARTIFACT SHOW

Affiliation: Lampasas Chamber of Commerce

When: Saturday August 8th, 2009

Show Hours:

         Show Hours 9:00 AM till 4:00 PM. 

         Vendor Setup from 7 AM till 9 AM

         Open to Public at 9:00 AM

Where: Santa Fe Shopping Center – located at intersection of Central Texas Expressway (US Hwy 190)  and Western Ave, (In the old Walmart building) in Lampasas, Texas

Contact: Jill Carroll, Executive Director (512) 556-5172 or email lampasasinfo@sbcglobal.net   You may also visit our website at: http://www.lampasaschamber.org

Table Information: 8 ft tables available at $40.00 per dealer table/ $20 00 per exhibitor table.

Admission: $2 for adults, children 12 and under admitted free.

Lodging:

  • Holiday Inn Express – (512) 556-9292
  • Country Inn – (800) 556-2322
  • Saratoga Motel – (512) 556-6244

Show Rules: Reproductions must be represented as such, and NO human remains or other unlawful items are allowed at the show

Map to Show: Central Texas Expressway & S. Western Ave

Event: HUNTSVILLE ALABAMA ARTIFACT SHOW
Affiliation: Hillabee Archaeological Society
When: August 9, 2009
Show Hours: Sunday Dealers setup 7:00- 8:00 AM--Show 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Where: Jaycee’s Building, Jaycee Way & Airport Road, Huntsville, Alabama 35358
Contact: Show Host: David Weinstein  (256) 534-7384 or (256) 880-3999 and  Dennis Bushey (256) 796-0555 email busheyd@bellsouth.net .
Table Information: 100 eight foot tables are available @ $10 per table for dealers or $7 per table for display only collectors.
Admission: Free admission to all    SHOW FLYER

Lodging:

  • Hampton Inn (256) 882-2228
  • Marriott (256) 830-2222
  • Candlewood Suites (256) 830-0235

Show Rules:

  • Only Authentic Indian Artifacts, Pre Columbian or related items allowed.
  • No guns or reproductions will be permitted.
  • The show host reserves the right to ask any dealer to remove items from their table.

Show Notes:  If you have any Indian Objects that you would like to exhibit, no matter how big or how small, call for information.  You must call in order to be guaranteed a table to exhibit on.  If you have any Indian Artifacts that you would like to identify, find out the age of, or sell, bring them to the show!

Map to Show: Map of [2399-2495] Airport Rd Sw., Huntsville, AL 35801, US

Event: JEFFERSON CITY ARTIFACT SHOW – LAKE OF THE OZARKS
Affiliation: CSAS & the Greater St Louis Archaeological Society
When: August 15-16, 2009    Public TWO-DAY Indian Relic Show
Show Hours:

  • Friday August 14th Afternoon Dealer Set up for Early Birds
  • Saturday Set up 7:00 AM-8:00 Show 8:00 AM-4:30 PM
  • Sunday Show 8:00 AM-2:30 PM

Where: Lodge of the Four Seasons, 315 Four Seasons Drive ( on Horseshoe Bend Parkway) , Lake Ozark, Missouri 65049  Beautiful Four Seasons Lodge – 20,000 sq. ft. Exhibit Hall with 150 tables.
Contact: Show Host: Terry Allen (573) 893-4860 (hm), (573) 636-9667 (wk) or email Terry@tcallenlawoffices.com  
Table Information: 150 eight foot tables are available @ $50 per table for dealers and $25 per table for display only collectors.
Admission:   Free Admission to all. Donations will be accepted at the door.
Lodging:  Lodge of the Four Seasons (800) 843-5253

  • 1-800-THE LAKE – for General Lodge Info & Room Reservations
  • Country Club Hotel & Spa (573) 964-2200
  • Country Hearth Inn Lake Ozark (573) 365-4566

Show Rules:  General show rules apply – Only North American, Pre-Columbian, & related artifacts allowed.  The show host reserves the right to ask any dealer to remove items from their table.  No flea market or Burial items in violation of Missouri or Federal Laws will be allowed.

Show Notes:   Many Local Collectors with Local Relics & Artifacts from all over the World.   This is one of the oldest shows in the country that was started by Ed Buel in the 1950’s.  43 year show history!  Concessions will be available at the show. There will be judging for BEST OF SHOW, PERSONAL FINDS, TYPES, ETC. Professional Authenticators are available. This show has a Great Location, Dining, Shopping, Family Fun, Gold, Tennis, Spa, Boating, and Excursion Boat for the Lake Area.  A Great place for a family outing with fun for all!!!  

Google Map to Show:  Map of Lake Ozark, MO 65049, US

Directions to Fours Seasons Lodge – Click Here

Event: GRAS PREHISTORIC ARTIFACT AUCTION

Affiliation: CSAS & The Green River Archaeological Society
When: Saturday August 15th, 2009 

Auction Hours:

  • Preview 8:30 AM till 10:00 AM              AUCTION FLYER
  • Auction 10:00 AM till 4:00 PM

Where: Barren River State Park Lodge Convention Center, 1149 State Park Road West, Lucas, Kentucky 42156  (off Hwy 31-E between Glascow and Scottsville, KY)
Contact: Host: Doug Goodrum (270) 782-7494 or email goodflint@goodflint.com
Lodging:

  • Barren River State Park Lodge 800-325-0057
  • Comfort Inn (270) 651-7382 in Glasgow, KY

Auction Notes: 

  • Proceeds go toward Kentucky’s 50th Anniversary featured edition in the Central States Journal, October 2011
  • NO Buyers Premium!

Map Quest to Show: Map of 1149 State Park Rd., Lucas, KY 42156-9300,

Event: BARREN RIVER PREHISTORIC ARTIFACT SHOW

Affiliation: CSAS & The Green River Archaeological Society
When: Sunday August 16, 2009                    SHOW FLYER
Show Hours: Sunday Dealer Set up 7:00-8:00 AM--Show 8:00 AM-3:00 PM,
Where: Barren River State Park Lodge Convention Center, 1149 State Park Road West, Lucas, Kentucky 42156  (off Hwy 31-E between Glascow and Scottsville, KY)
Contact: Show Host: Doug Goodrum (270) 782-7494 or email goodflint@goodflint.com
Table Information: 76 six foot tables are available @ $10 per table with a limit of 2 tables.
Admission: Free admission to all
Lodging:

  • Barren River State Park Lodge 800-325-0057
  • Comfort Inn (270) 651-7382 in Glasgow, KY

Show Rules: NO Human Remains shall be displayed, bought, sold or traded!

  • All exhibitors must be a current member of a member society of the Central States Archaeological Societies, Inc.
  • Only Authentic Prehistoric North American Indian Artifacts, as well as Archaeological material from the continental United States, Alaska, and Canada will be allowed to be displayed.
  • Any material of questionable authenticity or unrelated material will not be allowed.
  • Any request by a GRAS officer or host of show to remove any material from Display must be honored.

Show Notes:  Restaurant on the premises.
Map Quest to Show: Map of 1149 State Park Rd., Lucas, KY 42156-9300, US

Event: NEBRASKA ARTIFACT SHOW

Affiliation: Nebraska Archaeological Society
When: August 29, 2009 (Saturday)

Show Hours: Saturday 9:00 AM-5:00 PM

Exhibtor Check-In & Set-up:

         Friday, August 28 from 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM

         Saturday, August 29 from 7:00 AM – 9:00 AM

Where: Seward County Fairgrounds Pavilion Agriculture Building, North 14th & Bradford St, Seward, Nebraska 68434    Fair Ground Map Locator
Contact: Show Host: Dick Eckles (402) 225-2525 or email plainslithics@windstream.net
Table Information: 142 eight & six foot tables are available
Admission: Free admission to all. Donations will be accepted at the door.
Lodging:

  • Dale’s Motel (402) 643-3685
  • East Hill Motel (402) 643-3679
  • Super 8 Motel (402) 643-3388
  • Liberty House B&B (402) 643-2555

Show Rules:

  • 1) Exhibitors. Individuals may exhibit authentic artifacts or archaeology related items only. No unlawful items will be permitted. Sales of artifacts or other antiquities are prohibited.  Advertising to buy or sell artifacts is prohibited.  Exhibitor tables are free of charge. We have 142 eight & six foot tables available for exhibitors. The show host reserves the right to ask any exhibitor to remove items from their table.
  • 2) Vendors. Individuals may sell archaeology related educational items only. All sale items must be approved before the show. No artifact price guides may be sold. Vendor table cost is $35 and limited to one table per vendor.  Vendor tables are limited, so contact us early.  The show host reserves the right to ask any vendor to remove items from their table.

Show Notes:

  • Dr. Jason M. LaBelle of Colorado State University will speak on “Folsom and the Lindenmeier Site – Paleo Indian Hunters on the Edge of the Rocky Mountain”.
  • A Society raffle will be held during the show.
  • Flint knapping demonstrations will be held during the show.
  • Artifact, bone, and fossil identification will be available at the show.
  • The show will have nice facilities with excellent lighting and air conditioning.
  • A lunch counter will be available to the public and rolls and coffee will be available to exhibitors and vendors during set-up.

Map to Show: Bradford St & N 14th Street

Event: 5th Annual SAND SPRINGS OKLAHOMA ARTIFACT & FOSSIL SHOW
Affiliation: For the benefit of the Sand Springs Cultural & Historical Museum
When: September 5th, 2009

Show Hours:

  • (Friday September 4th Dealers may setup 4-8 p.m.) 
  • Saturday Dealers setup 7:00-8:00 AM--Show 8:00 AM-3:00 PM

Where: First Assembly of God Church, 500 North Wilson Avenue, Sand Springs, Oklahoma  74063. ( Three blocks northwest of Hwy 412 & Hwy 97.  Take Hwy 97 Exit and follow signs.)
Contact: Show Coordinator: Harvey Schell  (918) 446-9278, or Show Coordinator Bill Breckinridge (918) 366-3567 or email billbreckinridge2003@yahoo.com                   

Table Information: 8’ tables are available @ $25 per table for dealers, display only tables are $15/ea.

Admission: Admission $3 adults and children over 12.  Children 12 and under free.

Lodging:

  • Budget Inn Sand Springs (918) 245-0283
  • Best Western (918)245-4999
  • Hampton Inn Tulsa/Sand Springs (918) 245-8500
  • Other Area Lodging & Map Click Here 

Show Rules:

  • Only Authentic Indian Artifacts, Pre Columbian or Fossils or related items allowed.
  • No guns or reproductions will be permitted. 
  • The show host reserves the right to ask any dealer to remove items from their table.

Show Notes: 

  • Our Show is very close to Keystone Lake State Park with R.V. hook-ups, tent camping, and primitive camping.
  • There are also several hotels along Hwy 412.
  • Tulsa (just a few miles East of Sand Springs) also has hotels/motels, and has some of the biggest Indian gaming facilities in the nation.
Map to Show: 1st Assembly of God Church

Event: 2nd Annual Texas Cache Magazine Artifact Extravaganza!
Affiliation: Texas Cache Magazine
When: Sept. 12th. 2009
Show Hours: 8:30 am to 5:30 pm, Dealer set-up 6:30 AM – 8:30 AM
Where: Helotes VFW Post 7108,  8795 F.M. 1560, San Antonio, TX 78254 (West on FM 471 off of 1604. Turn right at the light on FM1560. The VFW Post is about 1 mile on the left from FM 471 )

Contact: Harold or Pat Even  210-523-2301 or email Harold at haroldeven@aol.com or Patricia at pattieven@aol.com
Show Host: Texas Cache Magazine
Admission:  
$5.00 adults and children 12 and over, children under 12 Free.

Table information:  40 – 8’ tables available at $35 or $30 pre-paid

Lodging:

  • Motel 6 – (210) 695-6616
  • Comfort Inn Fiesta – (210) 696-4766
  • Quality Inn & Suites – (210) 372-9900

Show Rules:

  • Absolutely NO grave goods!  All reproductions must be represented as such.

Show Notes: Come join us for this 2nd annual Artifact Extravaganza and help us to make this show a must-attend Texas event!

Dealers, Collectors & Families are all welcome!  Artifact collectors from across Texas will display their collections for the public to see and enjoy. The public will be able to learn about the ancient peoples and see the tools they used in their daily activities.
Map to Show: Map to 8795 FM 1560, San Antonio, TX

Event: 6TH ANNUAL NASHVILLE TENNESSEE PREHISTORIC ARTIFACT SHOW


Affiliation: GIRS                                      NASHVILLE GIRS SHOW FLYER
When: September 12-13, 2009
Show Hours: Friday Set up & Preview 2:00-6:00 PM, Saturday Show 8:00 AM-4:00 PM, Sunday Show 8:00 AM-3:00 PM  - (Security is provided for dealer tables after show hours)
Where: Marriott Nashville Airport Hotel, 600 Marriott Drive, Nashville, Tennessee 37214
Contact: Show Host: John Pafford (615) 356-3246 or email: jpaffrd1@bellsouth.net or Mark Clark (931) 237-3646 or email: markclarksville@live.com
Table Information: 110 six foot tables are available @ $65 per table to all. ( limit 2 )
Admission: $5 per for non members. Free for members of the GIRS and annual memberships are available at the door for $20.

Lodging: Nashville Airport Marriott (615) 889-9300 Ask for artifact show rates.  Airport Marriott Website 

Show Rules:

  • Only North American prehistoric artifacts will be allowed to be displayed, sold, or traded.
  • Absolutely NO modern material, pre Columbian, or foreign material will be allowed.
  • Walk-in’s will be checked at the door and are subject to the same show rules.
  • Full refund must be made on request on any item sold during show hours.
  • All tables will be reviewed by the show committee and any items in question must be removed upon request. 

Show Notes: The annual GIRS business meeting will be held at 4:30 pm on Saturday. A Professional Photographer will be at the show to photograph your favorite artifacts. Please visit our GIRS website at www.thegirs.com .
Editors Notes: This is one of the best shows in Tennessee each year!                       

Map to Show: Map to Nashville Airport Marriott

Event: CULLMAN ALABAMA INDIAN ARTIFACT SHOW
Affiliation: Cullman County Archaeological Society
When: September 27th, 2009
Show Hours: Dealers setup 7:00 AM--Show 8:00 AM-3:00 PM
Where: Cullman Civic Center, 510 5th Street SW, Cullman, AL 35055

Contact: Show Host: Howard King (256) 739-1194 or email hkbk1194@bellsouth.net  
Table Information: Six foot tables are available @ $10 per table for display & dealer
Admission: Free admission to all

Lodging:

Show Rules: Displays for show, trade, or sale.  Only Authentic Indian Artifacts or related items, no fakes or illegal items allowed.
Show Notes:  Special table for artifact or relic identification.

Map to Show: Cullman Civic Center

Event: Roy McKey SAVANNAH TENNESSEE SHOW – Hardin Co. Middle School
Affiliation: The Volunteer State Archaeological Society, & CSAS
When: October 3, 2009 
Show Hours: Dealers Set up 6:30 AM – Show 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Where: Savannah / Hardin County Middle School, 299 Lacefield Dr., Savannah, TN 38372 (across from Days Inn – Savannah, TN)
Contact: Show Host: Roy McKey (931) 762-7541
Table Information: eight foot tables are available @ $20 per table.
Admission: Free admission to all

Lodging:

  • Days Inn, 1695 Pickwick Road, Savannah, TN  – (731) 925-5505 - MAP

Show Rules:

  • Only Genuine Artifacts allowed including Pre-Columbian.  Absolutely NO fakes allowed and fake dealers will be promptly run-off!

Show Notes: Artifacts brought into show from non-show vendors MUST be checked for authenticity at the door of the show!
Map to Show: Map to Hardin Co. Middle School

Event: Jason Hanna Collection – Indian Artifact Auction - # 1

When: October 3rd, 2009   A SATURDAY Auction

Auction Preview:  Friday October 2nd, from 6 – 8pm & Saturday October 3rd from 8 – 10 am

Auction Hours: SATURDAY Auction October 3rd, starting at 10:00 AM-Until Complete

Where: The Rodeway Inn (2875 Medina Road “State Route 18”, Medina, Ohio).  Take I-71 to the State Route 18 exit (exit # 218).  Just west of the Medina Antique Mall.
Contact for Auction: Dave Rowlands, Rowlands Relics Ltd., (440) 717-0806 or email davidrrowlands@rowlandsrelics.com , OR Jason Hanna at jasonhanna@gmail.com

Hotel Accommodations:  Rodeway Inn, Medina, Ohio.  Call (330) 725-4571 for reservations.

Auction Information:

  • Rowlands Relics, Ltd. Is proud to announce the sale of the Jason Hanna Collection, a mostly Ohio and Midwestern collection that spans three generations of artifact collectors. 
  • This Splendid assemblage will offer the opportunity to choose from a fine selection of ancient artifacts, many from private farm and family collections. 
  • This two-part sale will commence in Medina, Ohio on Saturday, October 3rd, and will conclude on Saturday, November 7th, 2009.
  • A varied selection of Midwestern Flint types, as well as Pendants, Gorgets, Bannerstones, Pipes, Discoidals, Plummets, Stone tools, frames, job lots and hobby related accents.
  • Over 100 axes!
  • Over 150 Pestles & Celts!
  • Over 100 pieces of Slate!
  • Dozens of Paleo flutes and lances, Dovetails, Ashtabula points, Bifurcates, Thebes, Adena and Hopewell blades and projectile points.
  • An exquisite selection of Burlington flint, as well as many fine relics from around the United States.
  • An outstanding selection of books and pamphlets, as well as other rarities (photos, journals, trading cards, etc…) that document indigenous, North American Archaeology.
  • A small number of additions will be added to round out the sale.
  • All lots will be identified with accurate collector history.
  • ALL ARTIFACTS GUARANTEED AUTHENTIC!

Terms of Sale:

         A 13% Buyer’s Premium will be in affect (10% to those paying by cash or check).

         Ohio sales tax in Medina County is 6.50 %.

         Sales tax shall be affixed to the purchase price – the base price plus the buyer’s premium for those attending the day of the sale, and for those absentee bidders residing in the State of Ohio.

         For more information, to absentee bid or to order a catalog:  Dave Rowlands (440) 717-0806.

         Phone bids will be available on selected items.

         Deadline for phone bids shall be NO later than Noon, Friday October 2nd and Noon, Friday October 6th for 2nd sale.

         Email Dave @ davidrrowlands@rowlandsrelics.com

         Visit our Website at www.rowlandsrelics.com

         For those unable to attend, join us a Proxibid, www.proxibid.com/rowlandsrelics - for live Internet bidding.

Lodging: Rodeway Inn Medina, 2875 Medina Road, Medina, Ohio (330) 725-4571

Auction Company: Rowlands Relics, Ltd.

Map to Auction:  Map to Rodeway Inn, Medina, Ohio

Event: OWATONNA ARTIFACT SHOW
Affiliation: CSAS & The Gopher State Archaeological Society
When: October 4, 2009 
Show Hours: Sunday Dealer Set up 7:00-8:00 AM--Show 8:00 AM-3:00 PM,
Where: Holiday Inn, 2365 NW 43rd Street, Owatonna, Minnesota 55060
Contact: Show Host: Gregg Nelson (507) 645-6476 or email gregg.nelson@wengercorp.com
Table Information: 50 six foot tables are available @ $20 per table for dealers and free 1st table to display only collectors.
Admission: $3 for adults and children over 12. Children 12 and under are free.

Lodging:

  • Holiday Inn (507) 446-8900
  • AmericInn (800) 396-5007
  • Super 8 (507) 541-0380

Show Rules: Only Authentic Indian Artifacts or related items allowed. All reproductions must be labeled.  The show host reserves the right to ask any dealer to remove items from their table.  All items sold at the show must carry a guarantee for the duration of the show and a 30 day guarantee on authenticity when proof of a failure is given. 
Show Notes: This is the 10th annual show for this event. Restaurant will be available in the hotel.  Items that are unique to this area are: The Copper Culture Artifacts, Minnesota/Dakota Plains Artifacts, and Fur Trade Artifacts so make sure to give them a good look see.                  
Map Quest to Show: Map of 2365 NW 43rd Street, Owatonna, Minnesota 55060  

Event: FOX VALLEY INDIAN ARTIFACT SHOW
Affiliation: CSAS & the Illinois State Archaeological Society
When: October 4, 2009
Show Hours: Sunday Dealers Set up 6:30 AM-8:00 AM Show 8:00 AM-2:00 PM
Where: American Legion Post 489, 9054 US Route 34, Yorkville, Illinois 60560

Contact: Show Host: Ray Fraser (847) 985-1948 email r732f@yahoo.com , or Duane Treest (630) 385-2806

Table Information: 85 eight foot tables are available @ $20 per table for dealers and $5 per table for display only collectors.

Admission: Free Admission to all. Donations are accepted at the door to cover show costs!

Lodging:

  • Super 8 Motel (630) 553-1634
  • Oswego Holiday Inn (630) 844-4700
  • American Lodge (630) 544-9090

Show Rules:

  • Only Authentic Indian Artifacts or related historic items can be displayed.
  • No other items will be permitted. 
  • The show host reserves the right to ask any dealer to remove items from their table as tables will be policed during the show.

Show Notes:

  • Concessions will be available at the show.
  • Educational Displays are highly encouraged!

Map Quest to Show: Map of 9054 State Route 34, Yorkville, IL 60560-9513, US

Event: ALEXANDER CITY ALABAMA ARTIFACT SHOW
Affiliation: Hillabee Archaeological Society
When: Saturday October 10th, 2009 
Show Hours: Saturday setup 6:00-7:30 AM--Show 8:00 AM-3:00 PM
Where: Charles E. Bailey Sports Plex Gymnasium, 1685 Arena Road, Alexander City, Alabama 35010
Contact: Show Host: Audie D. Moncrief (256) 329-8329 or Wayne Hunter (256) 234 -7725 or email   whunter7725@charter.net
Table Information: 100 tables ( eight & six foot) are available @ $10 per table for display & dealer.
Admission: Free admission to all
Lodging:

  • Best Western (Horseshoe Inn) (256) 234-6311
  • Jameson Inn (256) 234-7099
  • Holiday Inn Express (256) 234-5900
  • Royal Inn (256) 329-8858

Show Rules: Only Authentic Indian Artifacts, Pre Columbian or related items allowed. No guns or reproductions will be permitted. The show host reserves the right to ask any one to remove items from their table.
Show Notes:  The Alexander City, Alabama Artifact Show will be held in conjunction with the Alexander City October Fest. Concessions and other events will be available in the park area.
Map Quest to Show: Map of 1685 Arena Rd., Alexander City, AL US

Event: TRI-STATE ARTIFACT EXPO

Affiliation: JSR Artifacts, J&D Artifacts

When: October 10th, 2009

Show Hours:

  • Setup: October 9th 7:00 to 9:00 PM & October 10th 7:00 AM to 9:00 AM
  • Show October 10th 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Where: KYOVA MALL, 10699 US Route 60, Ashland, KY  41102 (606) 928-3835

Contact: Show Host: Josh Royster, Owner/Authenticator, JSR Artifacts LLC, 2233 West Rockhouse RD, Ashland, KY  41102, (606) 325-6912 or email Josh at jsrartifacts@yahoo.com

Table Information:  50 eight foot tables available.   Table fees $20.00/ table if paid in advance or $25.00 if pain the day of the show.  We also have the option of adding additional tables if needed.

Admission: Free admission to all

Lodging:

  • Days Inn – (606) 928-3600
  • Hampton Inn – (606) 928-2888
  • Fairfield Inn – (606) 928-1222

Show Rules: NO Human Remains shall be displayed, bought, sold or traded!

  • Only Authentic Indian Artifacts.
  • Any material of questionable authenticity or Guns or other unrelated material will not be allowed.
  • Any request by host of show to remove any material from Display must be honored.

Show Notes:  ****  All the proceeds from the table fees will be donated to the I-Believe Foundation, a non-profit organization that works with disabled kids and that is trying to get a special needs building built that will include class rooms as well as a gym.

Map to Show: Map to KYOVA MALL, Ashland, KY

Event: 3rd Annual DIGFEST 2009 - MOODY TEXAS

Affiliation: None
When: October 11th, 2009
Event Hours: Dawn to Dark                   
Where: Chrisner's Ranch, 17120 Moody Leon Road, (near Moody, Texas) (254) 853-3043       

  • (Go east to 35 north.  Go 35 miles to exit 317 Killeen/Ft Hood exit.  Take a left, then go 15 miles through town.  Turn left on FM 2601 and go for 5.8 miles.  This road dead ends into the Moody Leon Rd.  Take a right.  Then go another 1.1 miles.  On the left there is a Blue Cattle Guard with “CCC” Chrisner sign.  Just go in at the CCC gate.  The sign in and pay area is at the first barn with the large Dinner Bell on the wall.)

Contact: AustinDiggers.com  (see message board)
Fees: ONLY $40.00 per person for the day!
Lodging:   Contact: AustinDiggers.com    (see message board)

Basic Information:

  • Entry, $40/ person. 
  • Offers midden camp hand digging. 
  • Plenty of Surface Hunting acreage. 
  • Includes a really 1st class Texas BBQ meal. 
  • Door Prizes drawing.

Show Notes: This is the 3rd year for this event. 

To view the pictures of the 2007 event, Click here!  For Pictures of the 2008, Click Here!
Map of Moody, TX Moody Texas

Event: ST. LOUIS & ST. CHARLES INDIAN ARTIFACT SHOW
Affiliation: CSAS & the Greater St. Louis Archaeological Society
When: October 17, 2009 
Show Hours: Saturday Dealer Set up 7:00-8:00 AM--Show 8:00 AM-4:00 PM
Where: Heart of St. Charles Banquet Center, 1410 South 5th Street, St. Charles, Missouri 63301
Contact: Show Host: Kraig Kalkbrenner (314) 830-4678
Table Information: 90 eight foot tables are available @ $25 per table for dealers and $15 per table or 2 tables for $25 for display only collectors. Table fees are payable at the time of reservations. You must be a CSAS or GSLAS member to have a table.
Admission: $3 per day for adults and children 12 and under free.

Lodging:

  • Sleep Inn & Suites (636) 947-0330
  • Comfort Suites (636) 949-8163
  • County Inn & Suites (636) 724-5555

Show Rules: Only Authentic Indian Artifacts or related items can be displayed. No other items will be permitted.  The show host reserves the right to ask any dealer to remove items from their table as tables will be policed during the show. All sales must be guaranteed for the duration of the show.                    
Show Notes: Awards to be made include: Best of Show, Best Personal Find, Presidents Award, and Jr. Award.  Professional artifact identification and authentication services will be available.
Map to Show: Map to Heart of St. Charles Banquet Center

Event: NESCOPECK INDIAN ARTIFACT SHOW
Affiliation: Indian Artifact Collectors Association of the Northeast
When: October 17, 2009 
Show Hours: Saturday Dealers Set up 7:00-9:00 AM--Show 9:00 AM-3:00 PM
Where: Nescopeck Township Fire Hall, RTE 93-038 510 Zenith Rd, Nescopeck, Pennsylvania 18635  (six miles north of Berwick on Route 11)
Contact: Show Host: Bill Vezendy (570)759-1792 or email billvez@verizon.net, Alan Adkins (860) 742-6740, or Gary Fogelman (570) 437-3698 
Table Information: 60 eight foot tables are available @ $15 per table for dealers and free for display only collectors if you are a member of IACANE.
Admission:

  • There is a $3.00 charge to the Nescopeck show for 13 and over.
  • It is free for 12 and under. 
  • (free to IACANE members)         NESCOPECK SHOW FLYER

Lodging:

  • Lookout Motor Lodge (570) 788-4131
  • America’s Best Value Inn (570) 788-5887
  • Patriot Inn (570) 387-1776

Show Rules:

  • Only Authentic Indian Artifacts or related items allowed.
  • Reproductions must be labeled.
  • The show host reserves the right to ask any dealer to remove items from their table.
  • All items sold must be guaranteed during the show.

Show Notes: 

  • Concessions are available at the show.
  • Free appraisals and evaluations are available at the show.
  • Flint Knapping and Atlatl demonstrations will be going on during the show.

Map to Show: Nescopeck Fire Hall

Event: BATTLE CREEK MICHIGAN INDIAN ARTIFACT SHOW

The “CEREAL CITY” SHOW

Affiliation: Wolverine State Archaeological Society
When: Saturday October 24, 2009 
Show Hours: Displayer setup 7 AM,  Show 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Where: American Legion Post #298, 228 N 20th Street, Springfield, Michigan
Contact: Show Host: Todd Walterspaugh (269) 665-4967 email Todd Walterspaugh
Table Information: Tables are available @ $10 per table.  Call for reservations.
Admission: Free admission to public.  Bring your artifacts for free evaluation & appraisal.
Lodging: There are several hotels located at exit 97 off Interstate 94

         Baymont Inn – (269) 979-5400

         Ramada Inn – (269) 979-1100                     BATTLE CREEK SHOW FLYER

         Amerihost Inn – (269) 565-0500

         Super 8 – (269) 979-1828

Show Rules: Only Authentic Prehistoric Indian Artifacts will be allowed, No reproductions.   The show host reserves the right to ask any dealer to remove items from their table.   W.S.A.S. Rules:

Anyone selling or trading Artifacts must a agree to a full refund the day of the show.
Show Notes: Bring the whole family – all ages encouraged to attend!  Breakfast & Lunch are available at show location.  50/50 Raffle & awards!
Map to Show: Battle Creek Michigan Show 

Area Attractions Include:  Binder Park Zoo, Kalamazoo Air Zoo, Ft Custer State Park “Swimming Beach”, Full Blast Water Park

Event: FREDERICKSBURG TEXAS INDIAN ARTIFACT SHOW
Affiliation: None
When: October 31, 2009
Show Hours: Friday Set up 12:00 - 5:00 PM – Saturday: Dealer Set up 6:00-8:00 AM, Show 8:00 AM-4:00 PM                   
Where: Lady Bird Johnson Park, 1700 HW 16 South, Fredericksburg, Texas 78624

( two miles south of Hwy 16 “Kerrville Hwy” Next to the airport)
Contact: Show Host: Richard Mentzer (830) 626-5561 richard.mentzer@sbcglobal.net or Rob Bartell (830) 238-3795 and email rob@camparrowhead.com
Table Information: 76 eight foot tables are available @ $40 per table for dealers or display only collectors.
Admission: $5 for adults and children 15 years of age or over. Children 14 and under are free.
Lodging:

  • Best Western (830) 992-2929    
  • Super 8 Motel (830) 997-6568
  • Holiday Inn Express (830) 990-4200         
  • Comfort Inn & Suites (830) 990-2552

Show Rules:

  • Authentic Indian Artifacts - Native North American only, Guns, or related items are allowed. 
  • No burial items will be permitted.
  • All items must be guaranteed and any reproductions must be labeled as such. 
  • The show host reserves the right to ask any dealer to remove items from their table.

Show Notes: This is the 6th event for this show.   We will have books, cases, jewelry, arrowheads and artifacts from Paleo to historic.  There will be Drinks (water and cold drinks), NO food.
Map Quest to Show: Map of 1700 S State Highway 16, Fredericksburg, TX 78624, US

Event: WEB & SEARS AUCTION – INDIAN ARTIFACT AUCTION

Affiliation:  The Artifact Company
When: October 31st, 2009   A SATURDAY Auction

Auction Preview:  Saturday Morning  8 – 10am

Auction Hours: SATURDAY Auction, starting at 10:00 AM-Until Complete

Where: Holiday Inn North, 1950 Newtown Pike, Lexington, KY  40511
Contact for Auction: Alex Przygoda, (859) 499-0204 or email info@theartifactcompany.com

Hotel Accommodations: 

(make lodging reservations early.  There is a University of Kentucky Home Football Game on this date and lodging may be scarce.)

  • Holiday Inn North – (859) 233-0512
  • Griffin Gate Marriott – (859) 231-5100
  • Embassy Suites – (859) 455-5000

About this Auction:

Map to Auction: Map to Holiday Inn North

Event: ALBANY GEORGIA ARTIFACT SHOW
Affiliation: Tri-States Archaeological Society
When: Saturday October 31st, 2009 
Show Hours: Saturday Show 8:00 AM-3:00 PM
Where: Hasan Shrine Temple (Big Room), 1822 Palmyra Road, Albany, Georgia  31701
Contact: Show Host: David M. Griffin (229) 869-8954 or email davidgriffin505@hotmail.com  
Table Information: 100 eight foot tables are available @ $20 per table prepaid or $25 per table the day of show.
Admission: $3  Adult admission, Children are free
Lodging: America’s Best Value Inn, 2586 N. Slappey Blvd., Albany, GA  31701  Phone (229) 435-6859, Reservations (888) 315-2378 or email bestvalueinnalbany@yahoo.com
Show Rules: Only Authentic Indian Artifacts or related items allowed. No burial items or reproductions will be permitted.  The show host reserves the right to ask any dealer to remove items from their table.
Show Notes:  Concessions will be available.
Map to Show: Map to Hasan Shrine Temple

Event: OREGON ILLINOIS INDIAN ARTIFACT SHOW
Affiliation: Illinois State Archaeological Society
When: November 1, 2009  Sunday Show
Show Hours: Sunday Dealers Set up 6:30 AM - 8:00 AM Show 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Where: BlackHawk Center, 1101 Jefferson St, Oregon, Illinois 61061

Contact: Show Host: Joel Bowling (815) 332-4001 email JBAFTA@gmail.com

Table Information:       SHOW FLYER

  • 50+ eight foot tables are available @ $25 per table for dealers.
  • Free for display only collectors. 

Admission: Free Admission to all.

Lodging:

Show Rules: Only Authentic Indian Artifacts or related historic items can be displayed.  Table Agreements will be enforced.  There will be Absolutely NO questionable material.  The show host reserves the right to ask any dealer to remove items from their table as tables will be policed during the show.

Show Notes: Concessions will be available on site.

Map to Show: Map to BlackHawk Center

Event: MIDWEST AUCTIONS, Inc. – AUTHENTIC INDIAN ARTIFACT SHOW & Exhibit
Affiliation: Midwest Auctions, Inc

When: November 7th, 2009   1st Time Show

Show Setup:  Friday November 6th 2 – 7pm & Saturday November 7th 6:30 – 8 am

Show Hours: SATURDAY November 7th, 8:00 AM

Where: Low Moor Community Center, 211 3rd Ave, Low Moor, IA  52757 ( 9 miles west of Clinton, Iowa on Hwy. 30 )
Contact: Russ Hayward (563) 357-1849 or email mwa@netins.net for more information

Table Information: Tables will be $30 each.
Admission: Free admission to all
Lodging:      

  • Best Western Frontier Inn  (563) 242-7112
  • Country Inn & Suites (563) 244-9922
  • Holiday Inn Express (563) 242-9300
  • Super 8 (563) 242-8870

Show Rules: Authentic items only please.  Fakes and reproductions will not be allowed.
Show Notes: 

  • This Show & Exhibit is produced by Russ & Shawna Hayward, Midwest Auctions, Inc. 
  • This is our first show, and we are excited about having everything absolutely authentic and very enjoyable.
  • Cash Prizes awarded as follows, 1st Place $200, 2nd Place $100, 3rd Place $75.00.
  • You will also be able to view the items that will be on our next auction, at this same location, on Thursday November 19th starting at 10:30 AM.
  • Our web site is www.mwauctions.com

Map to Show: Map to show at Low Moor Community Center

Event: Jason Hanna Collection – Indian Artifact Auction - # 2
When: November 7th, 2009   A SATURDAY Auction

Auction Preview:  Friday November 6th, from 6 – 8pm & Saturday November 7th from 8 – 10 am

Auction Hours: SATURDAY Auction November 7th, starting at 10:00 AM-Until Complete

Where: The Rodeway Inn (2875 Medina Road “State Route 18”, Medina, Ohio  44256).  Take I-71 to the State Route 18 exit (exit # 218).  Just west of the Medina Antique Mall.
Contact for Auction: Dave Rowlands, Rowlands Relics Ltd., (440) 717-0806 or email davidrrowlands@rowlandsrelics.com , OR Jason Hanna at jasonhanna@gmail.com

Hotel Accommodations:  Rodeway Inn, Medina, Ohio.  Call (330) 725-4571 for reservations.

Auction Information:

  • Rowlands Relics, Ltd. Is proud to announce the sale of the Jason Hanna Collection, a mostly Ohio and Midwestern collection that spans three generations of artifact collectors. 
  • This Splendid assemblage will offer the opportunity to choose from a fine selection of ancient artifacts, many from private farm and family collections. 
  • This two-part sale will commence in Medina, Ohio on Saturday, October 3rd, and will conclude on Saturday, November 7th, 2009.
  • A varied selection of Midwestern Flint types, as well as Pendants, Gorgets, Bannerstones, Pipes, Discoidals, Plummets, Stone tools, frames, job lots and hobby related accents.
  • Over 100 axes!
  • Over 150 Pestles & Celts!
  • Over 100 pieces of Slate!
  • Dozens of Paleo flutes and lances, Dovetails, Ashtabula points, Bifurcates, Thebes, Adena and Hopewell blades and projectile points.
  • An exquisite selection of Burlington flint, as well as many fine relics from around the United States.
  • An outstanding selection of books and pamphlets, as well as other rarities (photos, journals, trading cards, etc…) that document indigenous, North American Archaeology.
  • A small number of additions will be added to round out the sale.
  • All lots will be identified with accurate collector history.
  • ALL ARTIFACTS GUARANTEED AUTHENTIC!

Terms of Sale:

         A 13% Buyer’s Premium will be in affect (10% to those paying by cash or check).

         Ohio sales tax in Medina County is 6.50 %.

         Sales tax shall be affixed to the purchase price – the base price plus the buyer’s premium for those attending the day of the sale, and for those absentee bidders residing in the State of Ohio.

         For more information, to absentee bid or to order a catalog:  Dave Rowlands (440) 717-0806.

         Phone bids will be available on selected items.

         Deadline for phone bids shall be NO later than Noon, Friday October 2nd and Noon, Friday November 6th for 2nd sale.

         Email Dave @ davidrrowlands@rowlandsrelics.com

         Visit our Website at www.rowlandsrelics.com

         For those unable to attend, join us a Proxibid, www.proxibid.com/rowlandsrelics - for live Internet bidding.

Lodging: Rodeway Inn Medina, 2875 Medina Road, Medina, Ohio (330) 725-4571

Auction Company: Rowlands Relics, Ltd.

Map to Auction:  Map to Rodeway Inn, Medina, Ohio

Event: FAMOUS AUTHENTIC INDIAN ARTIFACT AUCTION
Affiliation: Midwest Auctions, Inc

When: November 19th, 2009

Auction Preview:  November 7th at our show at same location and November 19th from 9:00am – 10:30 am

Auction Hours: Thursday November 19th, 10:30 AM (Doors open at 9:00 AM)

Where: Low Moor Community Center, 211 3rd Ave, Low Moor, IA  52757 ( 9 miles west of Clinton, Iowa on Hwy. 30 )
Contact: Russ Hayward (563) 357-1849 or email mwa@netins.net for more information

About this Action:  This auction contains items from well known collections including: Poore, Fosterling, Franke, Ritter, Buetell, Stephens, Cox, Roberts, Bollinger as well as items pictured on www.arrowheadmuseum.com . Some items are pictured in The Overstreet Price Guide, Who’s Who # 3, Legends of Pre-Historic Art and various Central States Journals over the years.  There are also hundreds of artifacts found on Paleo sites in Sweetwater Co. Wyoming.  This sale has the best Pre-historic artifacts we have ever offered.  This is a MUST SEE !!!  Lots of photos at www.mwauctions.com . Preview Auction at our show on November 7th, 2009 at this same location.

Lodging:      

  • Best Western Frontier Inn  (563) 242-7112
  • Country Inn & Suites (563) 244-9922
  • Holiday Inn Express (563) 242-9300
  • Super 8 (563) 242-8870

Auction Terms: Payment: Visa, MasterCard, Cash, Certified Funds or personal check with
photo ID. 10% Buyer's Premium in effect. Sales tax charged unless exempt.
Statements made sale day take precedence over advertisement.
Auctions Notes: Midwest Auctions, Inc. 13594 - 500th. Ave. Miles, Iowa 52064
Russell Hayward, Auctioneer 563-682-7149
Russ cell 563-357-1849 www.mwauctions.com or email mwa@netins.net

Map to Auction: Map to Auction at Low Moor Community Center

Event: KENTUCKY DAM PREHISTORIC ARTIFACT SHOW

Affiliation: CSAS & The Green River Archaeological Society
When: November 21 & 22, 2009   TWO Day Show

Show Hours:

  • Saturday Dealer Setup 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM
  • Saturday and Sunday Show Hours 8:00 AM-3:00 PM.

Where: Kentucky Dam Village Resort State Park, Convention Center, HW 641, Gilbertsville,  Kentucky 42044  (800) 325-0146

Contact: Show Host: Holland Higgs (270) 350-2158 or email higgsrocks@msn.com

Table Information: 115 eight foot tables are available @ $20 per table. Tables must be reserved in advance!

Admission: Free admission to all

Lodging: Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park – 800-325-0146 – 113 Administration Drive, Gilbertsville, KY 42044-0069.  (The resort is located 21 miles southeast of Paducah.  Take I-24 to Exit 27.  Follow Signs to Park “3 miles”) 

Additional Lodging:

  • Inn By The Lake – (877)-360-4278
  • Bel-Air Inn – (270)-395-7257
  • Super 8 – (877)-395-5566
  • Ken Bar Inn – (888)-848-8042

Show Rules:

  • NO Human Remains shall be displayed, bought, sold or traded!
  • All exhibitors must be a current member of a member society of the Central States Archaeological Societies, Inc.
  • Only Authentic Prehistoric North American Indian Artifacts, as well as Archaeological material from the continental United States, Alaska, And Canada will be allowed to be displayed.
  • Any material of questionable authenticity or unrelated material will not be allowed.
  • Any request by a GRAS officer or host of show to remove any material from Display must be honored.

Show Notes:

Map to Show: Kentucky Dam Village Show

 

 

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