20-30-40 Glass Society of Illinois • LaGrange, IL
Dedicated to the preservation of American Made Glass. Club Meetings are held six times per year, usually at the American Legion Hall with programs and displays on elegant or handmade glassware and depression era glass. 20-30-40glasssociety.org
Antique Caterpillar Machinery Owners Club • Peoria, IL
ACMOC was founded in 1991 to assist, educate and appreciate the historic role of Caterpillar machinery in shaping the world by promoting the collection, preservation, restoration, display, and study of products and memorabilia of Caterpillar and related predecessors. Members enjoy the camaraderie of shared interests. Visit acmoc.org for info.
Antique Motorcycle Club of America • St. Paul, MN
Ownership of a motorcycle is not required to become a member. The display of older classic bikes is always encouraged regardless of age. Our local Viking Chapter holds a national meet at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds every June, monthly meetings, rides, informal garage get-togethers, swap meet, barbeque, ride to Sturgis, ride to Davenport IA, mystery ride, and a big pot luck holiday party in January. Quarterly members newsletter highlights event details. Become a member at vikingmc.org.
Butter Pat Patter Association • Bigfork, MT
Club for connoisseurs of butter pats, miniature plates that were introduced during the mid-1800s for individual servings of butter. Additional information about membership and the club newsletter please contact: Mary Dessoie, Butter Pat Patter Association, 265 Eagle Bend Dr, Bigfork, MT 59911-6235.
CAS Collectors • Madison, WI
People with a common interest in Ceramic Arts Studio pottery. Complete information, including contact information, can be found on the club website at www.cascollectors.com.
Fenton Finders • Maple Grove, MN
Fenton Finders of the Twin Cities Area meets the first Saturday of each month, at the Maple Grove Public Library, 8351 Elmcreek Blvd. Doors open at 1 p.m., meeting starts at 2 p.m., followed by an educational seminar and snacks. Guests are always welcome. To verify meeting time and location, or for more information, contact Alan Fenner, pres., at 320-594-2752 or email: email@example.com.
The Great Lakes Match Club • St. Paul, MN
Twin Cities based club that focuses on collecting matches (matchbooks, matchcovers, matchboxes and match-related items). The club meets the first Sunday of every month, at 1000 Edgerton St. in the conference room. For more info, call Mark Quilling at 651-772-9398 or Denise Alliegro at 651-426-5503.
MN Art Pottery Association • Minneapolis, MN
Meets the second Wednesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. at the Wood Lake Nature Center, 6710 Lake Shore Drive. For more information, contact Anita Macias-Howard, secretary, at 952-920-3266 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
MN Decoy Collectors Association • Zumbrota, MN
Minnesota Decoy Collectors Association is the nations oldest formally organized decoy collectors association. The first gathering was in 1963 and has flourished since, to become one of the nations largest non profit decoy shows in existence. Details at mndecoycollectors.com or 952-854-7441.
Minnesota Mineral Club
Meetings free and open to public second Saturday each month September - May, 7 p.m. in Falcon Heights City Hall, 2077 Larpenteur Ave. West. Annual October show. Spring, summer, fall field trips. We collect agates, fossils, minerals, demonstrate lapidary arts, conduct silent auctions. Visit www.minnesotamineralclub.org and Facebook.com/mnmineralclub.
MN State Button Society • Minneapolis, MN
Meets monthly at the Textile Center of Minnesota, 3000 University Ave. SE. Meetings are at 10 a.m. with program and coffee. Guests are always welcome. Events info at MNButtonSociety.com or contact Sue Kilgore, 715-235-7181 or email: email@example.com.
Minnesota Weapons Collectors • Hopkins, MN
The largest and oldest firearms collectors group in the State of Minnesota. Dedicated to the preservation of legal and responsible firearms ownership through education and legislation. The MWCA was established in 1954 by a group of collecting enthusiasts. Club information mwca.org, or 612-721-8976.
Northland Antique Radio Club • Minneapolis, MN
Twin Cities based club with nationwide membership. We publish a quarterly newsletter and meet 4-5 times each year to swap, discuss, and learn about anything related to vintage radios. Email firstname.lastname@example.org, or write to NARC, PO Box 18362, Minneapolis, MN 55418
North Star Blade Collectors • Bloomington, MN
Since 1982, a club for all cutlery collectors. All ages are welcome. We meet at 10 a.m. on the third Saturday each month at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 1114 American Blvd. West, Bloomington, MN. Check out our Facebook page to learn more.
North Western Insulator Club • Austin, MN
For anyone with an interest in insulators and related items, beginner or advanced. The club issues an occasional newsletter, sponsors two or three swap meets per year, and hosts a show in the Twin Cities area. Visit insulators.info, or call 507-433-9650.
NTHCS • Archer City, TX
National Toothpick Holder Collectors’ Society promotes and supports the collecting of toothpick holders, and provides education for both members and non-members by providing research, written documentation, new articles, and by participating in other collector-related events. Contact nthcs.org, email@example.com, or NTHCS Membership Chairman, P.O. Box 852, Archer City, TX 76351
Pen Enthusiasts Northern Society • St. Paul, MN
P.E.N.S. is a long-standing vintage Fountain Pen collectors group based in Minneapolis/St. Paul. If you collect old fountain pens, newer collectible pens, would like to learn about them or meet other collectors, visit penenthusiastsnorthernsociety.wordpress.com. Usually have an informal program and trading the evening of the third Friday of the month. To verify meeting time and location, and info contact Francis Bulbulian at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Red Wing Collectors Society • Red Wing, MN
Based in Red Wing with two chapters in Minnesota and members nationwide who collect stoneware, dinnerware and art pottery made in Red Wing, MN from 1877 -1967. We publish a bi-monthly full color newsletter, have a July convention in Red Wing and a MidWinter event that moves locations at the end of February. More info at ERWCS.org or 651-388-4004.
Twin Cities Sports Collectors Club • Bloomington, MN
A group of collectors and dealers based in the Twin Cities metro area. Club founded in 1976 whose members are sports fans and hobbyists and enjoy sharing this interest with others. TCSCC is a non-profit organization and all officers are volunteers. Check out our website, tcscc.org or contact Dave, 651-338-1539, for more information.
White Ironstone China Assoc. • Chesterfield, MO
If you collect white ironstone, just want to learn more about this very collectible 19th century English and American china, would like to meet other collectors or attend a yearly national convention where white ironstone is the focus of educational seminars and exhibits, visit whiteironstonechina.com, call 314-997-7963, or write to WICA Membership, PO Box 6052, Chesterfield, MO 63006-6052.
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