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The 2015 Good Sam Show - Our 40th Annual Show & Sale


October 10th & 11th, 2015

Doubletree Hotel San Jose
 (1/2 Mile from San Jose International Airport)
2050 Gateway Place, San Jose, California
(408)453-4000

Show Hours:  Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 11am-4pm

One Day Workshops: Friday, October 9, 2015
Free Tools & Techniques Seminar: Sunday, October 11, 2015 at 9:30 a.m.
Good Sam Academy of Miniatures:  Begins Monday, October 12, 2015

Show Admission:

Adults $7, Seniors (62+) $5 , Children (5-12) $3

Children under 5 free (no strollers please)
Wheeled backpacks or bags must be checked at box office



Quick LInks

Dealers 

Friday Workshops - Good Sam Academy (Class Information Available by June 1, 2015)

Please visit our blog (http://goodsamshow.blogspot.com)
for more information including pictures of our dealers' miniatures, exhibits, and more!

 

Show Featuring...

Sales Tables

You may shop with 100 dealers featuring artisans from all over the country and 16 or so foreign 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.

2015 Dealer List

Exhibits Solicited for 2015 

Some highlights from among the many treasures on display from previous shows are showcased in the Exhibitors' Gallery. First-time and long-time exhibitors are strongly encouraged to bring their room boxes, structures and unusual containers to share in 2015.

Exhibit Entry Form

Friday Workshops

Registration for the 2015 workshops should be posted by June 1, 2015.  Join us for exciting workshops on Friday the 9th of October, featuring prominent teachers from all over the country. Friday Workshops are held at the hotel.

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 2015 Good Sam Show, in Morgan Hill, California.

Silent Auction

The Silent Auction will be Saturday, October 10th from 10 am to 2 pm There will be wonderful miniatures to bid on. Bid early, bid often.


Tools and Techniques

Sunday, October 11th 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.

 

Fun for Kids! Free!!!

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.

More Fun for Kids

We have special classes for children at the show on Saturday. Children must be pre-registered for these classes. Pre-Registered Workshop information will be posted as soon as it is available.  Please contact the chairpersn for more information.

 

Free Door Prizes! A Children's Prize Each Day!
Silent Auction Saturday from 10 am to 2 pm 
Drawings for Dealer Donations Sunday at 3:15 pm

Donations to the Show
For all donations, including the Silent Auction, contact Ruth Heisch at the email below to arrange for delivery. Donations may also be brought to the show. Donations are tax deductible. We are also looking for power and hand tools to support our new Good Sam Academy of Miniatures.


 

Our show is a benefit for the PlaneTree Health Library, a free consumer medical library housed in the Cupertino Library, Cupertino CA. For more information on PlaneTree please go to http://www.planetree-sccl.org

Other Miniature Sites and Links

For more information contact

Ruth Heisch, Chairman

grouchybeartoo@aol.com

Dealers 

Friday Workshops - Good Sam Academy (Links will be available June 1, 2015)

Directions - Parking - Hotel Information

All images are copyright of the Good Sam Show or the individual artist. Re-use by permission only.

LAST UPDATED 4/24/2015