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November Toy Show Listing

Well Folks, it seems I have too much show info collected for this month to let it go to waste:-)

Remember to call/email ahead to make sure there hasn't been a venue or date change if travelling a long distance. Happy Huntin!!

== AL ==
11/1: Calera(Birmingham Suburb).
Heart of Dixie Hot Wheelers Meeting.
Calera National Guard Armory, 1 Block off U.S 31 & 2.5 miles west of I-65.
Activities include Diecast Buying/Selling/Trading, Events: Kids and Adult Down Hill Races, Customs Show, Bring displays for show Etc... Kids will race any HWs Chevy make.
Adults race will be any HWs Japanese/Asian Mfr. make. Example: Toyota, Nissan, Honda, Datsun, Hyundai etc...
Customs Contest will have the traditional Mild, Spicy and Hot classifications so bring your best entrees. Contest is free to enter. Everyone is welcome!
Hrs.-8am to 1pm, Admission: Adults - $3.00. Kids 12 and under FREE, For more info: Paul -

== CA ==
bi-weekly: City of Industry.
Frank & Son Collectible Shows.
at 19649 E. San Jose Ave.
Over (250) of the Finest Collectible*
Dealers w/ (40) of them being diecast.
Admission & parking- FREE.
Regular Show Hrs: Wed.- 3pm-9pm &
Sat.- 9am-5pm.
Show Info: Wed.- 3pm-9pm, Fri.- 11am- 3:30pm & Sat.- 9am-5pm. Web-
Contact- (909) 444-7955 or
11/2: Riverside.
Inland Empire Collectors-Hot Rod HWers Show. at Hunt Park. 4051 Jackson Ave.
(45) Tables of mainly HWs(including Pixar Cars) but other diecast like MB, JL, Jada, Maisto present as well.
Prizes raffled all day! Snack and beverages available. All ages (4) lane racing tracks set up for fun:-) Hrs.- 9am-1:30pm. Adm.- $2, Kids 12 & under FREE. Contact- Dick- 951-653-0216 or
11/9: Stanton.
Rack & Cue Collectible Show. Rack & Cue Billiards, 7520 West Katella Ave. Monthly show for Nascar, NHRA, Hot Wheels and Johnny Lightning Die Cast. Friendly vendors with hundreds of cars on display, find the latest releases with great prices. Hourly door prizes, Cable TV to watch the Nascar races and other sporting events. Snack bar with great food and cold Beer. Hrs.- 9am to 2pm, Adm.- $2, children under 12- FREE. Contact- Ron- 909-902-0217 OR
11/16: Whittier.
Jimmy's USA(all NEW) Diecast Show
12327 Whittier Blvd.,
(60) Booths of Nascar, HW, MB, JL, Maisto & Jada. Free PIzza & door prizes! Every 3rd Sunday of the month, Hrs.-10am-4pm, Adm. & parking- FREE.
During the weekly shows there's (20) Booths of diecast. Web: , E-mail:, PH: 562-693-4387

== CO ==
11/16: Denver.
Rocky Mountain Hobby & Collectable Show -- El Jebel Shrine, 4620 W. 50th
Ave., (55-65) Tables of car collectibles, diecast(80% being), Hot
Wheels, NASCAR, model kits, action figures, toys, and more!
Hrs.-10am-2pm, Adm.- FREE. Contact- Roger-

== CT ==
11/2(12/14-Holiday Dinner): Windsor Locks. CT. Valley Die-cast Club Meeting. at 9th First Street in the Polish National Home. CVD is a club formed to enjoy, preserve, and protect the hobby of die-cast car collecting. Meetings start at 8am and the general public is welcome to join us. Along with the meetings member's also enjoy a monthly newsletter[the Free Wheeler] filled with stories, facts, upcoming events, and articles of interest to all collectors.*Membership can help the experienced as well as the novice collector obtain current information about all aspects of our growing hobby, as well as a new avenue to obtain that one elusive casting they may be seeking. Web- Ken (president)-

== DE ==
11/15: Hartly.
Model Train,Toy Show & Sale.
Hartly Volunteer Fire Company, 2898 Authursville Road. (140+) Tables.of Train stuff, antique toys, MB & HWs. Hrs.- 9am-3pm, Adm $3, children 12 & under FREE, PH; 302-492-3755

== FL ==
11/2: Lakeland.
West Central Florida Hot Wheels Club Meeting. at AMF Lakeland Lanes, 4111 S. Florida Ave. 1/2 mile south of the Polk Parkway. Making it very accessible for the Tampa or Orlando area off of I-4. Diecast buying/selling/trading & racing!
There is a nice size room with as many tables as we will need, a great snack bar and a Pub if you would like a beer. I look forward to seeing some new faces as well as some familiar ones. Everyone is invited! Usually meetings are the first Sunday of the month. Hrs.- 1-4pm, Adm.- FREE.
Contact- if you would like to attend.
11/11(12/9): Jacksonville.
First Coast Hot Wheels Collector's Meeting. head at Mount Carmel Gardens, 5846 Mount Carmel Terrace. We're very excited that our club has grown so much since we started back in 2000.* Our club is primarily geared for the Hot Wheels collector, but many of our members trade and collect a variety of cars from MB, JL, ERTL & many others. During our meetings we sell/trade cars and race for prizes! There's custom cars available to members too. We are very family oriented and take part in charity causes. Everyone is invited and is encouraged to bring a friend, and by all means, bring the family!* We are primarily an adult club, but children can also come and join as long as they are accompanied by an adult.* Visitors can attend two meetings for free and after that would have to be considered for membership. We meet the second Tuesday of every month at 6pm to discuss what we want to do as a club (charities, toy shows, etc.), then at 7pm the trading and racing begin! CONTACT INFO;
If you would like more information regarding our club, it's meetings, or events please contact our club president.
Ben Lewis, Interim President
Phone:* (904)-635-7725
11/8(12/13): St. Petersburg,
Suncoast Diecasters.
We meet on the 2nd Saturday of every month from high noon til 3pm at The Sports Bar on Bay Pines Blvd. Trading-Buying-Selling-all brands of diecast welcome. No dues.*Come join us.

== ID ==
11/8: Coeur d' Alene.
NWDCC Fall Die-cast & Collectible Show.
at Kootenai County Fairgrounds. 4056 N. Government Way. Met Greenlight's Ruseell J. Hughes and get your diecast autographed, arrive early for event exclusive 1 of 100 Mustang. Hrs.- 10am-5pm, Adm.- FREE after 10am, Early Bird(9am)- $5, Contact- Jeremy Patton - (208) 625-0699

== IL ==
11/2: Bridgeview.
ToyCon Toy Show. Bridgeview Community Center, 7900 S Oketo Ave, (60-70) Tables of HWs, MB, JL, Jada, Maisto, Action figures & comic books. Halloween show-treats for dressed up kids and kid friendly Haunted House. 2008 show schedule- 12/7- (charity show). Hrs.- 8:30am-2pm, Adm.- $3, 10 & under- FREE, Web- Contact- Terry- 708-363-3612
11/2: Collinsville.
The Gateway Hot Wheelers Club Meeting.
First formed in 1988, the club
originally consisted of approximately (6) guys that would meet at the fast food restaurant to swap cars.* Today, the club boasts approximately (100) members from both Missouri and Illinois. There's a business meeting followed by a swap meet,
custom car contest & HWs races.* Lunch is served at themeetings.*Newsletters are sent out to members prior to each meeting.
9:30am - 11am - Trading,
11am - Meeting,
Noon - ? - More trading and races.
Tables- (must be a member to rent) ADMISSION: Members- $3, under 12 - $1, Non-Members- $8, under 12 - $2, FREE entrance if you become a member on your initial visit.
Yearly Memberships- $20 an individual or $25 a family. For more info, E-mail-
11/2(12/7): Peoria.
Central Illinois Hot Wheels Club Meeting. held at the YWCA, 1013 West Lake.
Activities include; diecast buying/selling/trading & racing(kid & adult).
Meeting Hrs- 1pm-3pm, (2) month trial membership, Yearly Membership- $25- which includes badge & T-shirt.
Meetings are the 1st Sunday of every month. For more info; Shane- or 309-453- 9391
11/16: Elmhurst.
Toyz-A-Holiks- Toys, Comics and Collectibles Show. at Normandy Banquet Hall, 310 Butterfield Rd.
(53) Tables with MB, JL, HWs, custom signs & other collectibles. Hrs.- 9am-3pm, Adm.- $3, children 12 & under- FREE, Contact- or 630-595-3256.
11/16: Grayslake.
38th Year of the Zurko's Midwest Promotions Antiques, Collectibles & More Market! Lake County Fairgrounds. 4 Miles West of IL. Tollroad I-94 on the corner of Route 120(Belvedere Rd.) & Route 45. Each show is a collector's paradise!
1000's of Antiques & Collectibles!!!** Dealers inside & outside!!*Treasures Galore!!* This one is BIG!!* Pottery -*Furniture -*Jewelry - Art Glass - Primitives -*Old Toys - Linens -*Advertising - Post Cards & More!! Free Parking, Hrs.- 8am-3pm, Adm.- $5, Early Bird- 6am-8am- $25, Web- , Contact- or 715-526-9769
11/16: Wheaton.
38th Year of the Annual Zurko's Midwest Promotions Antiques, Collectibles & More Markets!
DuPage County Fairgrounds, 2015 W. Manchester, (30 miles west of Chicago Loop, 7 miles east of St. Charles, IL. Take Rt. 38 to County Farm Rd. to Manchester Rd. to fairground.)
1,000's of Antiques & Collectibles!!!**
Treasures Galore!!* This one is BIG!!* Pottery -* Furniture -*Jewelry - Art Glass - Primitives -* Old Toys - Linens -*Advertising - Post Cards & More!! Free Parking, Hrs.- 8am-3pm, Adm.- $5, Early Bird- 6am-8am- $15, Web- , Contact- or 715-526-9769
11/18(12/16): Indian Head Park.
Windy City Hot Wheels Club.
We meet at the Lionsville Congregational Church on the SE corner of Wolf Road and Joliet Road. The club was formed in 1991 and now has grown to over (100) members in several states.* We Buy/ Sell & Trade HWs and have Downhill Racing with a $3 entry fee ..with a first place winner. Doors open at 5:30pm and the meeting usually lasts until around 8pm.* MEMBERSHIP is $25 a year and our club year starts in June.* Membership benifits include: Discounted Admission to Club ($3 for Adults, Children under 12 are always Free), A Monthly Newsletter, Free Use of a Table at our club to Sell or Trade, plus an annual Custom made Code 3 Hot Wheels car.
Non member admission is $4 and table rental fee is $5 per table. Web- Contacts- Jim (Treasurer & Newsletter Author)- / Jay (Downhill Race Track, Website & Special Events Coordinator)- / Craig (Downhill Race Track & Special Events Coordinator)-

== IA ==
11/9: Davenport.
25th Annual Wonderland Doll, Toy & Bear Show. at Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds, 2815 West Locust St. Antique, Modern, Collectible - Dolls - Bears - Toys - Farm Toys - Cars - Games - Barbies - Star Wars - Action Figures - Fast Food Collectibles - Hot Wheels - Artist Dolls - Artist Bears - Doll Supplies & More!!! A Show Worth the Trip! Doll Repairs on Site - Doll Appraisals - Door Prizes Hourly. Adm.- $2.50(Under 10 Free), Early Buyers- $10, Hrs.- 9am-3pm, Web- Contact- 563-242-0139 / Email-
11/9: Des Moines.
Iowa Hot Wheels® Club Show & Sale.
at Des Moines Botanical Center. 909 Robert D Ray Dr. Activities available: Raffles, Custom Car Show, Downhill Racking, Special Childrens raffle.
Hrs.-1pm- 4pm, Adm. & Parking- FREE.

== KS ==*
11/8: Lawrence.
15th Annual Lawrence Toy Show - Douglas County Fairgrounds(indoors), at 2110 Harper St., 35 miles west of Kansas City, Over 100 Tables.* Food served on premises.
Hrs.- 9am--2pm, Adm.-$2, children under 12- FREE when accompanied by an adult.* *
Web- Contact- Don Beck- 785-640-1808.*

== MD ==
11/1(12/6): Baltimore.
C4 Hot Wheels Club Meeting/Trade Show.
at Edgemere Elementary School (from the parking lot, it's the first door on the right), 7201 North Point Road. Hrs.-8am
- 1pm, Adm.- FREE
On the Event Roster:
-Downhill Mainline Opener Race
-Treasure Hunters Chase Race
-Drag Racin' for Pinks
-People's Choice Custom Contest
Anyone that would like to sell, trade or looking to purchase items, should stop by and check us out. Everyone is welcome! For more info, check out our website

11/29: Baltimore.
4th Annual Thanksgiving Train & Toy Show. at Tall Cedars Meeting Hall, 2501 Putty Hill Ave. Dealers Selling Vintage and Collectible Trains,Tin Toys,Press Steel,Character Toy,Action Figures,Play Sets,Die Cast Cars and more. With names like Lionel,Marx,Tonka,Marklin,Hot Wheels, Matchbox Dealer Tables are $20.00 each, Adm.- $4(Children 11 & Under Free), Hrs.- 8:30am-1pm, Contact- 410-252-1084 / Email:

== MA ==
11/2: Auburn.
Massachusetts Collectors' Toy Show.
at Auburn Elks, 750 Southbridge St. (Rt 12) Obsolete, collectible, antique toys, models & diecast. Hrs.- 9am-12:30pm, Adm.- $5, Web-
Contact- John Carlisle- 716-434-0733 or
11/16(12/21): Marlboro.
East Coast Real Riders Club Meet.
at Marlboro Moose Family Center 1129,
67 Fitchburg Street, at the end of Route 290 east. East Coast Real Riders would like to invite anyone who would like to come and have a fun day of racing, trading, buying, selling & chating with other collectors, to come out to our upcoming meeting. Everyone is welcome to come join us! This month along with our regular "raffles", we will have a door prize one! The prize will be one of the convention cars from Chicago!! The RACES for this meet(changes monthly) will be; carded stock, open stock, any HWs pick-up truck & any Brand of diecast race. Hrs.- 8am-noon(or whenever the fun stops:-) Admission- FREE, Table setup- $1. We meet the third sunday of every month. DIRECTIONS; From the South: 495 North to 290 (exit 25A), right at first set of lights (Fitchburg St.). Moose Club is 1/2 mile on the left. From the North: 495 South to #25A/RT-85 onto I-290 EAST toward MARLBORO, take Hudson Street/ MA - 85 Conn E towards RT-85/Hudson. Turn slight right on FITCHBURG ST, Moose Club is on the left. Web- CONTACT-
11/23: Dedham.
Greater Boston Antique & Collectible Toy Show. fills both ballrooms at the Dedham Holiday Inn, 55 Ariadne Road, at the junction of Route 128/95 and Route 1.
Antique toys are generally considered to be those made around WWII or earlier, at least fifty years ago. It's the place to find these and many more, such as model kits, action figures, G.I. Joes, Barbies, Tonka, Buddy-L, Matchbox, Corgi,Hot Wheels and tin litho from Chein to Marx. Tables- 100, Hrs.- 9am-2:30pm, Adm.- $5 at 9am & $4 after Noon, Early admission at 7:30 AM is $20.
Contact- / 781 281-1448

== MI ==
11/8: Traverse City.
Festival of Hobbies.
GTC Civic Center, 1213 W. Civic Center Dr. (Garfield Road near US 31 N.) (50+) Table w/ 1/2 being diecast(all scales) along with Trains(all gauges), RC Planes/ Helicopters, Radio Control- Swap Shop, Pedal Cars, Tin Toys, Model Kits & more!
Track racing for charity.
Hrs.- 10am-3pm, Adm.- FREE,
Contact- Dan- 231-432-8303 or
11/14-15: Taylor.
Hot Wheels® and Toy Stores Hot Wheels & Toy Stores. at Taylor Town Trade Center. 22525 Ecorse Rd.
Days/Hrs.- Fri.- 5pm-8pm. Sat.- 10am-4pm,. Adm.-$3, Kids under 14 - FREE.
Contact- Joe Sanderson- (734) 752-5637
11/23: Warren.
Detroit Area Auto Modelers 36th Toy Show. presents Motor City Madness 9. at the Macomb County Community College Sports & Expo Center, located at the Southwest corner of 12 Mile Road & Hayes Road. (160+) Tables of auto related toys & diecast. Model contest, 16 classes - 1st, 2nd and 3rd place awards for each class. Classes: youth, junior, box stack, factory stock, rat rods, competition in-line. competition oval, street rod, street machine, light truck, lowrider, slammer/curbside, emergency/commercial, customs, miscellaneous, and diorama. Also "The Jimmy Flintstone Award" (Jimmy's Pick) plus other specialty awards - Entry fee is $2.00 per model. Hrs.- 9am-3pm, Adm.- $5, Web-
Vendor or show information, call 1-586-344-9496 (9am-9pm)
11/28: Kalamazoo.
47th Circus Maximus Antique Toy and Pedal Car Show. Kalamazoo Fair Grounds, Lake Street and Olmsted,
Largest show of it's kind in the midwest. Over (200) Tables with pressed steel, tin, HWs, MB (12 tables), JL, Maisto, Jada & more! Hourly door prizes including (25) $25 gift certificates, plus 100's of other gifts, Big Grand Prize- $125 or pedal car! Food served. Hrs.- 9am-3pm, Adm.- $5,
Directions; From: Detroit - Take I-94 W to exit 80 (Sprinkle Rd) - turn right, Take Sprinkle Rd to Business 94 - turn left First road on left is Olmsted - follow the signs to fairgrounds. Contact: Dee Beimers- 616-361-9887 or

== MO ==
11/4?: Bridgeton.
ToyMan Toy Show.
at Machinist Hall. 12365 St. Charles Rock Road. (Beside Target and Walgreen's).
(180+) Tables as well over (100) dealers selling antique and collectible toys. Some of the items represented are Hot Wheels, Star Wars, Barbie's, Comics, Movie memorabilia (posters - autographs), NASCAR items, Board Games, Action Figures (science fiction - movie - television - wrestling), Die Cast Cars, Model Kits, Trading Cards, Sports Collectibles and too much more to list.
Hrs: 9am - 2pm. Adm.- $3, 12 and under- FREE, (Early Bird Adm.- $12 -
8am - 9am). For more info: Chris McQuillen (636) 332-0807. Email:
11/16: St. Louis.
Diecast Show.
at the St. Mary Magdalen's Parish Center, 4354 S. Kings Highway Blvd. (40+) Tables fo HWs(including 3-4 redline vendors), MB, JL, Jada, Maisto, Greenlight & pressed steel
Tables- $10 ea., ea. addtional Table- $5, Hrs.-7am-12.30pm, Adm.- $3, children under 12- FREE, Attendance prizes every 30 minutes starting 8am. 3rd Sunday of every month for '08. For more info- E-mail- or 618-876-4422- leave message.
11/23: St. Louis.
STL Antique Toy Show.
Two Hearts Banquet Center, 4532 South Lindbergh @ Gravois Rd, just one mile NE of I-270.
(125) Tables including; pre- '85 HW Redlines, pre-'70s HWs, Dealers from 14 states SELLING, TRADING and BUYING all types of PRE-1985 toys and advertising including: Metalcraft, Buddy L, Smith-Miller, Tonka, Steelcraft, Marx and Structo Pressed Steel trucks and cars, Japanese Tin, Robots, Cast Iron toys, Vintage Games, Airplanes, Boats, Toy Trains,
Redline Hot Wheels, Pre-1980 Diecast and Tootsietoys, Toy Tractors & Farm toys, Vintage Marx Playsets & much more! Early Bird- 7:30am ($10), General Adm.- $3, Hrs.- 9am - 3pm, Web- Contact- 314-503-5869 or
11/30: Kansas City.
Mid-America Train & Toy Show.
Business & Technology College(Exhibit Hall), 1775 Universal Ave. - I-435
& Front St. - Exit 57,
(200) Tables of 75% train stuff w/ the other 25% being HWs, MB, Jada, Maisto, military vehicles & pressed steel. Hrs.- 9am-2pm, Adm.- $5, kids 12 & under- FREE, Early Bird- 7am- $10, Tables- $25 ea.(Looking for more toy dealers).
Will provide a FREE info only table for any diecast/toy club to promote themselves.
Contact- Steve- or 913-651-5864

== NE ==
11/23: South Sioux City.
26th Midwest Toy Show.
at Marina Inn Convention Center.
Hrs.- 9am-3pm, Adm.- $4,
Model contest and show. Over 300 tables. Contact- Lloyd Schweigert- 712-239-6199 or 712-239-1466 *

== NJ ==
11/30: Wayne.
83rd New Jersey Collectors' Toy Show,
NJ. P.A.L. Building, 1 Pal Drive.
Obsolete, collectible, antique toys, models & diecast. Hrs.- 9am-12:30pm, Adm.- $7,
Contact- John Carlisle- 716.434.0733

== NY ==
11/1: Albany.
Northland Toy Show.
at the Polish Community Center.
We have 90 Vender Tables with a wide variety of Marbles, HWs, MB, Farm Toys, Model Kits, & Dolls.
Doors open at 9am, Adm.- $3, Children under 12 FREE with a paid
Contact: Joli- Joli /
Tony- / Secretary's phone 518-966-5239 or Cell number 518-461-0035
Contact- CARMELO SANCETTA- (631) 666-6855 or
11/16: Rochester.
2008 Rochester Collectible & Vintage Toy Show. at 2695 E. Henrietta Road.
Hrs.- 10am-3pm, Adm.- $4, Early buying ($12 admission) 7AM, Tables-
Contact- 585-865-8047

== NC ==
11/22-23: Greensboro.
Toy, Hobby, Sports Card Show.
at Greensboro Coliseum Special Event Center, 1921 W. Lee St. (I-40 Exit 217).
# of Tables:* 400
Days/Hrs.- Sat.- 9am-4pm, Sun.- 10am-4pm, Adm:* $6 Daily, 15 & Under- FREE, Weekend Pass- $9, Parking Fee(Per Coliseum)- $7. Contact- 919-553-4285
11/29-30: Charlotte.
Toy, Hobby, Sportscard & Nascar Show.
at Metrolina Expo Center (I-77N, exit 16A)
# of Tables:* 275
Show Hrs:* Sat.- 9am-4pm, Sun.- 10am-4pm Adm:* Adults- $5 Daily, 15 & Under- FREE, Weekend Pass- $7. Free Parking. Web- Contact- 919-553-4285

== OH ==
11/16: Tallmadge.
Cleveland Toy Show.
at Summit Cty. Fairgrounds, Rt. 91 & E. Howe Rd. Obsolete, collectible, antique toys, models & diecast. Hrs.- 9am-12:30pm, Adm.- $5, Contact- John Carlisle- 716.434.0733
11/23: Ross.
The 13th Annual HWs Cincinnati Show.
at Stricker's Grove, 11490 Hamilton Cleves Rd. - Rt. 128.
Door Prizes--Kid's Corner, Hrs.- 10am-2pm, Adm.-$5/adults. Web-
11/23: Urbana.
22nd Annual Collectors' Toy & Craft Show. Champaign County Fairgrounds, Park Avenue.
(125) Tables of Diecast, trucks, farm & construction vehicles & nascar. Hrs.-9am-3pm, Adm.- $2, Contact- Lowell Morningstar- 937-826-4201

== OK ==
11/1(Redbud): Tulsa.
T-Town Wheelers Club Meeting.
at the Hardesty Library( room is assigned in advance being- Pecan, Redbud or Maple), East of 93rd and Memorial. We are*a non profit organization of*Hot Wheels( & other)*die cast*collectors that's been around since 1994. Activities include buying/ selling/ trading & racing. We are a family oriented membership and meet the second Tuesday of the month from 1pm until 3pm. There's no admission fee but we feel if you come more than a couple times, you should join up to be part of the group. Web-
11/15: Oklahoma City.
Greater OKC Hot Wheels® Association Die Cast -Toy Show. Where: The Crown Center. 13300 S. Western.
From Hot Wheels to Yat-ming ...die-cast of all types. Buy-sell-trade! Opens 9:00 AM., Admission: $2.00. For more info:

== PA ==
11/1: Allentown.
Allentown Toy Show.
Allentown Fairgrounds, 17th & Chew St.
(500) Tables of Antique Toys
Adm.-$5, Hrs.- 9am-3pm,
Contact- 610-432-3355 or
11/2: Leesport.
Gallagher Toy Show.
at Leesport Farmer's Market(Banquet Hall), 312 Gernant's Church Rd. (100+) Tables of Nascar, HWs, MB, JL & other collectibles, Hrs.- 8am- 2pm, Adm.- FREE,
Contact- Charles- 610-780-7000
11/2: New Stanton.
The Olde Potbelly Gangs Model and Toy Show. at New Stanton Volunteer Fire Department, Interstate 70 on S. Main St. Build your favorite model kit, shop the aisles of our dated, new and used model kits, diecast vehicles, and assorted toys. Food and raffles throughout the day. Hrs.- 9am-4pm, Adm.-$5,
Contact- Brian Corcoran- 724-887-8255
11/3(12/1): Cranberry Township.
Steel City Die-cast Club.
at Cranberry Twp. Municipal Building,
2525 Rochester Road, Activity Room 2 & 3. -Events- Buying/Trading of all types diecast, Raffle, sharing diecast related news, showing off collections and occasionally racing. Meetings- First Monday Of Every Month, Hours/Admission Cost- 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Admission is $3 (part of which gets raffled off). Attendees at their first meeting are free. Contact Info- Acererak on the DcP boards or PENSNO1 ( )
11/30: York.
26th Annual Greater York Toy,Train & Doll Show. at York Expo Center (York Fair Grounds), 334 Carlisle Ave.
(800) Tables with Antique,Vintage and Collectible Toys including Trains,Dolls,Action Figures,Slot Cars,Hot Wheels, Matchbox,Corgi ,Dinky,Super Hero,GI Joe,Hubley Toys,Tootsie Toys,Drag Racing Toys,NASCAR Toys,Vintage Tin Toys,Baby Boomer Toys PLUS MUCH MORE!!! There is something for every collector!! The BEST SELECTION ANYWHERE!!!!! (EARLY BUYER INFORMATION----- Sat Night During Dealer Set-up 6PM-9PM $20.00 per person or Sun 7AM - 9AM per person$ 20.00) Adm.- $5,(12 & Under Free w/paid Adult)
Hrs.- 9am-3pm,
Contact- 717-424-4004 / Email:

== RI ==
11/11(12/9): Cranston.
Rhode Island Hot Wheels Club Meeting.
at the Kelley & Gazzero Post, 1418 Plainfield St. Our club offers many ways to help you keep pace with your own method of collecting, whether you hunt down every new release, or prefer searching out the vintage pieces to replace your cherished childhood memories. Meeting activities include racing for a free Treasure Hunt, trophies, gift cards and more. We have a 2-lane raceway with electronic finish line and custom starting gate. We also sponsor auctions where members can win some great Hot Wheels®-related prizes. Another important aspect of our club is the family atmosphere. We realize that kids are an important part of this hobby, as they are the future collectors. We have special activities and giveaways just for the children. Stop in and join the fun!! Meeting starts at 6pm.

== TX ==
11/15: Dallas.(DATE CHANGE)
Metroplex HWs/Nascar Diecast & Collectables Show. at the Sterling Hotel on the third floor, located on 1055 Regal Row right off of Highway 183 (John Carpenter Freeway). **The ONLY monthly collectibles show in Dallas and Ft. Worth!
OVER (60) **TABLES OF YOUR FAVORITE COLLECTIBLES! NOW FEATURING MORE DIECAST LINES! MORE SPORTS CARDS! MORE COMICS! MORE TOYS! Action Figures, Display Cases, Limited Editions, Redlines, RRRumblers, Treasure Hunts, Zowees, White Lightning, MARVEL LEGENDS, MOHAIR BEARS, Grisly, Hermann, Schuco, Plush Animals, TY BEANIES, Attic, HTF Beanies,, European Plush, Tag Protectors, Toys and more! SHOW HRS: 9am - 1pm, ADM.- $1, Children 6 and under are FREE and get a FREE Hot Wheels car! For more information, contact: Mike White / Cathleen Mohrle 972-291-0878 Email: Raymond Jones 972-437-4066 Email:
11/15(12/20): Houston.
Space City Hot Wheels Collectors Club Meeting. The longest continuously run and best stocked, monthly Hot Wheels event in Houston. Usually 25-30 tables of trading, buying and selling. MEETING LOCATION: at the SOKOL Hall, 1314 Patton South of Loop 610 North and west of I-45 North. From the North, take I-45 to Exit #50, the first exit south of I-610 North, which is Calvalcade/Patton. Continue on feeder road pass Calvalcade light and proceed to Patton stop sign. Turn right(west). From the South, Exit #50A, make left(west) on Patton. SOKOL Hall is 7 blocks up on right. The doors open at 9:00 am. Entry is $2.00 per family "EARLY BIRD" entry for those without table reservations before 9:00 am. is $10.00 per person Contacts; or Web-
11/15: San Antonio.
Eckman's Card, Comic & Toy Show.
at Live Oak Civic Center, IH 35 & Loop 1604, Hrs.- 9am-5pm, Adm.- $3,
12 & under- FREE, Contact- 210-945-0003
11/22(12/27-Holiday Party): San Antonio.
South Texas Diecast Collectors Club Meeting, at Grady's BBQ, 4109 Fredricksburg road (1/2 mile south of Loop 410). Our meeting runs from 11am - 2pm. All our members and guests are welcome to buy, sell, or trade. $1.00 at the door and tables are $5 each. Door prizes, sometimes a large raffle, discuss diecast news and upcoming events. Free parking at rear of building. Web-

== VA ==
11/2: Dunn Loring.
77th Capitol Miniature Auto Collectors Club Show. at Dunn Loring Volunteer Fire House Community Hall, 2148 Gallows Rd. Vendors selling a wide variety of miniature automobiles of all makes, models, scales and materials, from hand-builds to die-cast to plastics. There are often aircraft, boats, soldiers, trucks, and various antique toys for sale as well. There is also a vast array of promos and plastic model kits available. If you have been looking for something, you will probably find it here! (Please note, box trading is not permitted in the hall.) Valuable door prizes will be awarded at 11:00 a.m., 12 noon, and 1:00 p.m. You must be present at the time of the drawing to redeem winning tickets.
Adm.- $5, (12 and under Free), Hrs.- 9am-1 pm, Contact- 703-941-0373
11/16(12/21): Winchester. Winchester/Shenandoah Valley HWs Club Trading Day. at the Shockey Companies- conference room on 219 Stine Lane at 1 pm. We buy, sell, trade and talk about diecast cars. DIRECTIONS; To Shockey Company in Winchester-From I-81 south*get off at exit 310 onto Rt. 37.* Get off RT. 37 (about 2 miles) at the Rt. 11/Winchester exit.* Turn left after the curve and then turn right onto Rt. 11 at the light.* Go about 1/2 a mile and you will see the big Shockey sign on the right.* Turn on Stine Lane at Shockey's.* Go over 2 sets of RR tracks and turn right at the yield sign.* Park in the parking lot on the left.* The entrance to the building is next to the parking lot and the conference room is right inside the door.* From I-81 north get off at exit 317.* At the bottom of the ramp turn right at the light onto Rt. 11.* When the road splits into a "Y" take the left side on Rt. 11.* Go about*3/4 a mile and you will see the big Shockey sign on the right.* Turn on Stine Lane at Shockey's.* Go over 2 sets of RR tracks and turn right at the yield sign.* Park in the parking lot on the left.* The entrance to the building is next to the parking lot and the conference room is right inside the door.* CONTACT; Dan Hammond at 1-540-868-9029 or** , HW Dan's Info Corner-

== WI ==
11/2: Milwaukee.
Scale Auto Hobby and Toy Show.
at American Serb Hall, 5101 W. Oklahoma Ave. It is one of the largest One Day Shows of it's kind in the Midwest. It offers hundreds of tables for dealer displays. It features primarily auto related merchandise such as Die Cast Cars, Model Kits and Racing Memorablia. If you can't find it here it probably hasn't been made!
Hrs.- 10am-2pm, Early buying ($20 admission) 7:30AM, Adm.-$5, Web-
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11/9: Milwaukee.
Milwaukee Hot Wheels Club Meeting.
at AMF Bowling Center, 7505 West Oklahoma. There's something for every type of collector- including redlines, treasure hunts, limited editions, new car releases, hard to finds, and much, much more! There's great conversation about all the latest and greatest! We have organized RACING for the big kids and the small ones:-) There's prizes for the winners of each organized race- including a trophy each and every month! We're also using a point system to determine an annual winner!! FREE cars, stickers, and toys to the younger kids!
This is a FAMILY event so bring the gang! There's no smoking inside the hall. The language is rated "G" since we have many small children attending every month!
**Kids, non-collecting spouses or significant others are always FREE!! ADMISSION is $3 ($5 if you want a table). Tables are first come, first served, but Club Members are given priority! You can arrive at 9AM or so to set up. However, please be aware that if you are NOT an Annual Club Member, you won't be allowed a table until 10AM. This is to ensure that all club members can get a table if they want one. You can bring your own table and enter at 9:00 AM:-) MEMBERSHIP; The cost is only $20 for current members and $25 for new ones. The cost includes entrance every month in 2008, and a table if you want one. CONTACTS; Rob Johnston / Terry Pharo /

== CANADA ==
11/7(12/5) : Montreal, Qc.
ACAMM Monthly Meeting.
Centre Alphonse-Desjardins (the old school, corner Viau and St-Zotique). 6756, 36ième avenue, Montréal (corner Viau and St-Zotique) Room 15 on the 2nd floor.
It starts at 6pm. Visitors entrance is 2.50$. Full season membership is 20$. Bring your cars, exchange and sale.
Tables available.
Meetings are bilingual.
ACAMM = Association des Collectionneurs d'Autos Miniatures de Montréal Email:
11/16: Victoria, BC.
Victoria Toy Show,
at the Mary Winspear Centre (formerly Sanscha Hall), 2243 Beacon Avenue, in Sidney B.C.
Over a hundred tables of collectible toys & dolls! If you have toys to sell or get valued, if you're a rabid collector, or if you're just a kid of any age, this show is for you!
Hrs.- 10am - 4pm, Adm.- $3 for adults. Early adm.- 8:30 for $20. Lots of free parking, Contact- 250-727-2403 or 250-385-4292 for tables or more info, or email us at

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== GA ==
11/22: Acworth.
Peachstate Hotwheels Club Show.
at North Metro Technical College, 5198 Ross Road. The races are as follows: Open race - Any Classics (Series 1 - 4) in unopened blister. Kids race -Any Mainline 08 Ford in unopened blister. Redline race - Heavy weights!! This show is also our Toys for Tots show, so Entry Fee is a toy equivalent to $3 for regular entry at 9am, or $5 (a toy + $3, for 8am Early Bird. The show usually runs till 2pm. Hope to see everybody there!!! At the last T4T drive we filled 4 of those boxes and the 2 Marines there were very pleased to say the least!! Contact- or

== TX ==
11/9: Houston.
Texas HotWheels & Collectibles Toy Fair, will be held during and smack in the middle of the St. Timothy's United Methodist Church's(8787 North Houston Rosslyn) 21st Annual all day Crafts Fair.
**We'll have our usual assortment of HWs, MatchBox, Jada, Maisto, Convention Cars, & Customs, Action Figures, Nascar memorabilia, Model Cars, Crafts, Comics, Nostalgia from the 50's/60's, Trading Cards & just about anything people collect!! Adult & kid downhill racing- (2) HWs racing sets- with a starting gate & elapsed time display finish line. For the last 6 months we've had one huge HWs Collecor returning each show with blowout prices on a large quantity of his personal collection.
**We'll most certainly benefit from the large regular turnout*this popular annual event presents. Every room of the Church including the Gymnasium will be filled with different homemade crafts, and booths will cover the outside grounds. We will be right in the middle of everything in our usual air conditioned Fellowship Hall.
**Hrs.- 9am-3pm, Admission is FREE, 8' Tables- $15 each or 2 for $25. Move in and setup time is 7:30am and the Fair runs all day until 4pm. Contacts- Pat Parker* 713-392-2989** OR Carl Chaffin* 281-723-7285/**

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hi any one know when the big westchester,ny toy show is it i think in white plains ny? i havint been to it in 2 years but it was a realy decent show. it hink a 1 day show on sunday. any one know what month or if i mist it all ready?
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hi any one know when the big westchester,ny toy show is it i think in white plains ny? i havint been to it in 2 years but it was a realy decent show. it hink a 1 day show on sunday. any one know what month or if i mist it all ready?

I dig up this info from last year. If this is the one, it looks like it took place in Feb. and Dec.
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White Plains.
Toy & Trains Show/Sale.
Westchester County Center,
Route 100 & Tarrytowon Road -
Exit 22 Bronx River Parkway, or Exit 5 on 287 to 119E to Center
(350) Tables - New and Antique Toys, All Gauges, Train Parts, Layouts
Appraisals, Diecast Cars, Books, Test Track, Toy Soldiers Admission- $8
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hi any one know when the big westchester,ny toy show is it i think in white plains ny? i havint been to it in 2 years but it was a realy decent show. it hink a 1 day show on sunday. any one know what month or if i mist it all ready?
i plan on being there with some guys that sell. I will find out and let u know. They say its huge!
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Thanks for the info! I'll try to hit that show in Charlotte up.
You're welcome:-) Good luck on the finds!
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== CANADA ==
11/9: Pitt Meadows.(DATE CORRECTION)
Greater Vancouver Diecast Show.
at the Old Pitt Meadows Rec Hall, 12460 Harris Road((1 Block South of Lougheed Hwy).
As usual the hall will be filled with loads of great diecast cars and deals!
We will have all of our usual giveaways including a Free Car to all kids 12 and under as well as our hourly Treasure Hunt Draws. Fill out our Questionnaire and you'll have a chance at winning a Hot Wheels poster and some Limited Edition Hot Wheels Cars.
$3- General Adm.-$3(from 10am-2pm),
Late Bird- $5(9:30am), Early Bird-$10(9am),
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2008 Victoria Toy Show in Canada

The actual date accoding to Rick Tippe's email to me is...
November 9th /2008.
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The actual date accoding to Rick Tippe's email to me is...
November 9th /2008.
Sorry for any confusion Henk


Thanks for bringing this to my attention!!

I was going by the info at their web site-
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Thanks for bringing this to my attention!!

I was going by the info at their web site-
OK Folks, so it was the Greater Vancouver Diecast Show's date that needed corrected to 11/9/08. The Victoria Toy Show's 11/16/08 date is correct. Sorry for the confusion.
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== CA ==
11/16: Hayward.
Vintage Toys and Antique Show.
at Centennial Hall, 22292 Foothill Blvd.
Hrs.- 10am to 3pm Adm.- $5, under 12 - $1, Early Bird - $20. Free
parking. (150+) Tables.
Contact- 510-886-3125

== MN ==
11/14(12/12): Lakeville.
Collector Event.
at Eastview Elementary, 18060 Ipava Ave. Notes * Bring your collection to show and/or your extras to trade or sell.
* If there are other people that would like to come, please feel free to invite them.
* These events have been doing very well. We have been using all of the 15 or 16 tables that are in the cafeteria. I am going to ask that you only use ONE of the schools tables to display your inventory. If you need more table space please bring your own table. Please email me if you plan on using one of the schools tables. The first (15) people to email or reply to the message board will get use of a school table.
* Kids that come along to the collector's event need to stay in the cafeteria. Parents, you are responsible for the behavior of your children.
* If there's something you would like to bring and organize in the way of an activity, let me know. I am sure it will be OK as long as it doesn't make a mess. (I am responsible for leaving the cafeteria in its original condition.)
*This event is not intended to be a toy show only for toy sellers. Vendors are welcome, but the main idea is for collectors to get together and talk, trade and sell Hot Wheels between ourselves. Hrs.- 6:30pm - 9pm, Adm.- FREE.
Contact- Kevin-

== NE ==
11/22: Holdrege.
20th Annual South Central Toy Show.
at Phelps County Ag Center, 1308 2nd Avenue, (60+) Tables of mainly farm toys w/ some trucks & nascar.
Hrs..- 9am-4pm. Adm.- $3, Contact- (308) 263-4141 evenings.

== OH ==
11/9: Dayton.
Antique & Collectable Toy and Hobby Show. at Hara Complex(Conference & Exhibition Center), 1001 Shiloh Springs Road. (150+) Tables featuring a wide variety of old, new and vintage toys. Hrs.- 9am-3pm, Adm.-$5, children under 12 are FREE. Contact- John Hodges- 937-276-5246.

== TN ==
11/22: Knoxville.
ANNUAL SATURDAY BEFORE THANKSGIVING SHOW & SWAP MEET. at the Holiday Inn Select on Cedar Bluff Road. (45-50) Tables available for the show. There's always a great variety of items at the show and some awesome deals. Our show is family oriented so bring the whole family because there's something for everyone to do. Lots of BUYING/SELLING/TRADING almost anything that is HWs related new & old. CUSTOMS CONTEST will be held and judged. No reserve auction will be held. And some faffle items available. DOWNHILL RACING for children and adults. CHILDREN'S COLORING CONTEST and free kids raffle. CLUB MEMBERSHIPS are still available. Our new black club t-shirts are still availabe at $10 each and there will be a short club meeting during the day. DIRECTIONS FROM I-40 EAST: TAKE THE CEDAR BLUFF EXIT 378 TURN LEFT ON CEDAR BLUFF, GO UNDER THE EXPRESSWAY AND TURN RIGHT AT THE SECOND LIGHT. HOLIDAY INN WILL BE ON THE RIGHT. DIRECTIONS FROM I-40 WEST: TAKE CEDAR BLUFF EXIT 378A-B THEN TAKE EXIT B LEFT ON EXCECTIVE PARK THE HOLIDAY INN WILL BE ON THE LEFT. -SETUP is at 7am, Doors OPEN to the public at 8am(NO early entry PLEASE unless you're setting up a table for the show.), Adm.- $2, children- FREE.
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== NY ==

11/22-23: Buffalo.
Greater Buffalo Train and Toy Show.
at the Fairgrounds(Agri-Center), 5000 McKinley Parkway. Over 300 tables(3-4 HWs dealers) filled with NOME's Layouts, the Flower City and WNY Model Engineer's Layout, Live Steamers, Madd Matt's NASCAR Race Track, Fun City's Train Ride and more. Hrs: Sat.-10am-5pm, Sun.- 10am-4pm. Adm.- $6, Child (Under Age 12)- FREE. Contact- or 716-743-0945
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