October 13th and 14th, 2018
Countdown to 2018 Show
Saturday 10am - 5pm, Sunday 11am - 4pm
Show Admission Adults $7
Children (5-12) $3, Children under 5 free (no strollers please)
Free Door Prizes!
A special children's drawing each day!
Interested in being a dealer at our show? Click Here.
Friday, October 12th
|| Friday Workshops
Join us for exciting workshops on Friday, October 12th, featuring prominent teachers from all over the country.
Friday Workshops are held at the hotel.
Workshop registration is now open.
Friday class listing.
Saturday, October 13th & Sunday, October 14th
|| Sales Tables
|| Shop with 100 dealers featuring artisans from all over the country and
several international dealers, including a number of IGMA Artisans and Fellows! You'll find everything you
need to finish that special miniature project including dollhouses, room boxes, unique furniture,
beautiful dolls, food that looks good enough to eat, holiday items and much more. List posted in early March.
|| Unique and one-of-a-kind exhibits on display outside the sales floor.
First-time and long-time exhibitors are strongly encouraged to bring their room boxes, structures and
unusual containers to share in 2018.
||Free Fun for Kids!|| Children can make a miniature project of their very own at our free
Children's Workshops Saturday and Sunday from Noon until 3 pm. They can try building, landscaping, or
soar with their imagination before going over to the Children's Sales Table where we have priced miniature
items for a child's budget.
||Dealer Donation Drawings||Tickets will be on sale for the Dealer Donation Drawings to be held Sunday at 3:15 pm. You do not need to be present to win.|
Saturday, October 13th Only
||Silent Auction|| The Silent Auction will be Saturday, October 13th from 10 am to 2 pm
There will be wonderful miniatures to bid on. Bid early, bid often.
|| Pre-Registered Children's Workshops
|| We have special classes for children at the show on Saturday.
Children must be pre-registered for these classes.
Information about our 2018 classes should be posted by early September.
Workshop registration is now open.
Children's class listing.
Sunday, October 14th Only
||Tools and Techniques|| Sunday, October 14th from 9:30 am to 10:50 am we will have a
FREE "Tools and Techniques" seminar for all. It is held at the show venue and will cover a number of
power and hand tools, as well as information on roofing, flooring, wall treatments, basic landscaping,
and other aspects of making miniatures. Please join us.
||Dealer Donation Drawings||Our spectacular dealers donate items to a special Dealer Donation Drawing. Tickets may be purchased at the show and winners will be drawn Sunday at 3:15pm. You do not need to be present to win.|
After the Show, Monday October 15th
|| Good Sam Academy of Miniatures
|| The Good Sam Academy of Miniatures offers multi-day classes taught by
miniaturists that are leaders in their selected fields and have been teaching their skills to miniaturists
for several years. Classes will take place immediately after the 2018 Good Sam Show.
Academy registration is now open.
Academy class listing.
We offer a variety of fun workshops every year. We have free ones for little children, pre-registered workshops for children ages 9 to 14, and Friday workshops for adults.
Each year talented miniaturists exhibit their exciting creations at our show. All of you make the show very special with your exhibits. Our thanks to you for exhibiting includes one free ticket to the show for you.
Would you like to be an exhibitor? Download the Exhibit Entry Form.
News flashes as we prepare for the 2018 Showcase of Miniatures
14 August 2017:
Holodeck 3D Studios will attend the show. Now you can be a doll in your own miniature room. Holodeck 3D Studios will scan and print you in 3D. 1:12 custom scaled. Dress in your favorite outfit to match your room.
Holodeck will have a drawing for a free custom scaled doll. To be eligible you must be scanned prior to the drawing. Prize is non-transferable and may not be exchanged for cash. (Please wear bright colors, pastels and/or patterns for your photoshoot.)
Read more on the Holodeck 3D Studios miniature page: https://www.holodeck3dstudios.com/miniatures/
A 1:12th scale doll of Good Sam artisan Betinha Murta created by Holodeck 3D Studios.
14 June 2017:
The 2017 Good Sam Academy of Miniatures workshops have and been posted and registration is now open. Click on the Workshops tab, then the “Academy class listing” button for details and photos.
7 June 2017:
The Friday Pre-registered Workshop have and been posted and registration is now open. Click on the Workshops tab, then the “Friday class listing” button for details and photos.
11 March 2017:
The 2017 Dealers list has been posted. Click on the Dealers tab for the exciting list of returning and new dealers of the 2017 show. Be sure to view the dealers gallery under the Dealers tab.
The Good Sam Showcase of Miniatures blog is returning this year. Each week from now until the show, several dealers will be featured each week. Visit the blog at http://goodsamshow.blogspot.com.