- 2022-2023 Schedule...so far!
Phillumeny Exhibition: October 1st to 31st, 2022. Promoting the hobby of
matchbox label and bookmatch collecting (phillumeny) and encouraging
international collaboration among collectors of all ages. The
Exhibition will be available on our web site www.phillumeny.com
and will include an (on-line) Exhibition Catalogue, a Visitor
Book, and there will be Awards for the best Exhibits. We will
run weekly guided tours (using Zoom), and there will be opportunities
to talk with the Exhibitors.] Although only members of the British
Matchbox Label & Booklet Society can submit an Exhibit, anybody
can visit the Exhibition and enjoy the wide variety of phillumenistic
Exhibits and stories on show. All the latest information about
the On-line Exhibition can be found on the ON-LINE PHILLUMENY
EXHIBITION 2022 page on our web site. Any questions or suggestions
can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
2022 Keystone-Lehigh Weekend
20-22. SureStay Plus Hotel by Best Western, 300 Gateway Drive,
Bethlehem, PA 18017 610-866-5800. Room rates for Wednesday-Thursday
(Oct 19 and 29) - $99.00; Friday and Saturday (Oct 21 and 22)
Trans Canada Swapfest: tentatively,
the TCMC Swapfest will be held May 11 - 13, 2023, at the Hilton
Garden Inn which is located at 100 Traders Blvd in Mississauga,
ON. Please note that all visitors to Canada need to have a valid
passport. FMI: Morris
- -UES 2023: June 7-11,
2023: Ramada Hotel,
1718 Underpass Way, Hagerstown, MD (301-797-2500) King rooms:
$99; Suites: $119. Holiday Inn Express, 241 Railway Ln., Hagerstown,
MD (301-745-5644). Kings & Queens rooms: $99. Book early!
August 20-26, 2023. Doubletree Columbus, 175 Hutchinson Ave.,
Worthington, OH 43235. Rooms: $99+tax. 614-885-3334. Rooms include
fridge, microwave, high-speed internet. Hotel has heated indoor
pool, restaurant, and lounge. Six other nearby restaurants.
- Annual Events To Watch For
Canada Swapfest: In the Niagara Falls area. Typical activities: freebie
tables, auction, displays, room hopping, local tour
- United Eastern Swapfest: Usually in Hagerstown, MD. Typical activities: trading,
dealers tables, displays, auction, awards banquet.
Convention: Always in August, locations vary around the country.
Typical activities: freebie tables, room hopping, 4-5 auctions
(the biggest in the hobby), displays, local tours, dealers tables,
regional/specialty club meetings, awards banquet.
- Long Beach Swapfest:
always in the Los Angeles area. Typical activities: cigar box
trading, Connecticut auctions, Bingo, ice cream social, local
tour, trading, auction
- Keystone-Lehigh Valley Swapfest: Always in PA. Typical activities: Freebie tables,
bingo, trivia contest, costume party, room hopping, auctions,
dealers tables, displays, awards banquet.
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