October kicks off the holiday shopping season. Trying to think of that perfect gift to make or give to someone? Have a beader on your list who would love a new strand? Have you been a good boy or girl and just need to buy a little something for yourself!! Here it is, here is that chance to shop till you drop, knee deep in beads, findings, sterling, gold, and everything else you can imagine for your beading needs. Trust me, there is nothing better than running your hands thru piles and piles of beads to get motivate, inspired and rejuvenated! Hopefully one is in your area!
Oct 9-11: CA: International Gem & Jewelry Show: Santa Monica, CA: Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, 1855 Main St.
October 9-10: MA: G&LW Shows: West Springfield, MA: Eastern States Exposition
Oct 9-10: OH: World Gem & Jewelry Show: Columbus, OH: Greater Columbus Convention Center
Oct 10: WA: Rings & Things BeadTour - Spokane bead show: Spokane WA: Mirabeau Hotel Spokane Valley (Ballroom), 1100 N. Sullivan Rd.
Oct 10-11: FL: Jewelry, Gift, Fasihon Accessories & Bead Show: Ft. Lauderdale, FL: The Sheraton Hotel, 555 West Cypress Creek Road
Oct 10-11: FL: Down the Street Bead Shows: Deland, FL: Deland
Oct 10-11: SC: Intergalactic Bead & Jewelry Show: Mt. Pleasant, SC: Omar Shrine, 176 Patriots Point Drive
Oct 16-18: CA: Gem Faire: Del Mar, CA: Del Mar Fairgrounds, Exhibit Hall, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd.
Oct 16-18: CA: International Gem & Jewelry Show: San Mateo, CA: San Mateo County Expo Center, 2495 South Delaware Street
Oct 16-18: FL: Down the Street Bead Shows: Pompano Beach, FL: Elks Lodge, Pompamo Beach
Oct 16-18: IL: World Gem & Jewelry Show: Schaumburg (Chicago), IL: Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel and Convention Center, 1551 N Thoreau Drive
Oct 16-18: NY: The Whole Bead Show: New York, NY: Metropolitan Pavilion, South & North Pavilions, 1st Floor, 125 West 18th Street between 6th & 7th Ave
Oct 16-18: MS: Natchez Gem, Jewelry and Bead Show: Natchez, Ms: Natchez Convention Center 211 Main Street
Oct 16-18: PA: The Philadelphia Gem and Jewelry Show: Philadelphia Pa: University of Pennsylvania,3417 Spruce Street
Oct 17-18: FL: Intergalactic Bead & Jewelry Show: Pompano Beach, FL: Emma Lou Olson Civic Center, 1800 N.E. 6th St.
Oct 17: WA: Rings & Things BeadTour - Seattle bead show: Seattle WA: Seattle Center (San Juan Rooms), 305 Harrison St
Oct 18: WA: Rings & Things BeadTour - Mt Vernon bead show: Mt Vernon WA: Best Western Cotton Tree Inn (Cascade Ballroom), 2300 Market Street
Oct 23-25: CA: Gem Faire: Pleasanton, CA: Alameda County Fairgrounds
Oct 23-25: TX: World Gem & Jewelry Show: Austin, TX: Austin Convention Center
Oct 24: WA: Rings & Things Bead Tour - Bellevue bead show: Bellevue WA: Bellevue Community College, Cafeteria, 3000 Landerholm Circle SE
Oct 24-25: FL: Down the Street Bead Shows: Ft Myers, FL: Clarion Hotel - OLD Radisson Inn
Oct 24-25: TN: Intergalactic Bead & Jewelry Show: Memphis, TN: Agricenter International - (D-wing), 7777 Walnut Grove Rd.
Oct 27-28: NC: G&LW show:Asheville, NC: Asheville Civic Center
Oct 30-31 Nov 1:G&LW show: Orlando, FL: Osceola Heritage Park
Oct 30-Nov 1: CT: World Gem & Jewelry Show: Hartford, CT: XL Center, One Civic Center Plaza
Oct 30-Nov 1: TX: Bead Renaissance: Live Oak, TX: Live Oak Civic Center, 8101 Pat Booker Road
Oct 31-Nov 1: NC: Intergalactic Bead & Jewelry Show: Durham, NC: Durham Marriott Convention Center - (B & C Halls), 201 Foster Street