April 1999
Volume 26
Number 2

1999 International Tobacco Expo

Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada. Contact: ITE, 3690 South Eastern Ave., Suite 201, Las Vegas, Nevada 89109, Tel: (800) 859-9247 or (702) 893-9090, Fax: (702) 893-9293. Web: www.internationalcigar.com

APRIL 24-25
Chicagoland Pipe Collectors Club International Pipe & Cigar Show

Ramada Inn Hotel, Harvey, Illinois.

Annual show sponsored by the Chica-goland Pipe Collectors Club. Contact: Frank Burla, Tel: (630) 271-1317.

JUNE 12-13, 1999
12th Annual Deep South Classic Pipe Show

Sponsored by the Carolina Briar Friars, Sheraton Airport Plaza Hotel, Charlotte, No. Carolina. Contact: Fletch Groben, P.O. Box 11942, Charlotte, NC 28220, Tel: (704) 523-8554, E-mail: fletch@vnet.net

JULY 12-15
67th Annual RTDA Trade Show & Convention

Hilton Hotel/Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada. Contact: Retail Tobacco Dealers of America, 107 East Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21202. Tel: (410) 547-6996, Fax: (410) 727-7533, Web: www.rtda.org, E-mail: rtda@msn.com.

AUGUST 28, 1999
North American Society of Pipe Collectors (NASPC) Swap/Sell Show

Holiday Inn on the Lane, Columbus, Ohio. Information, table rental reservations, contact: Bill Unger, NASPC, P.O. Box 9642, Columbus, OH 43209, Tel: (614) 252-2904, E-mail: ohio@pipes.org.

OCTOBER 8-10, 1999
15th Anniversary Pipe Smoker's Exposition & Celebration

Sponsored by the Conclave of Richmond Pipe Smokers (C.O.R.P.S.), Holiday Inn Select/Koger South Conference Center, RIchmond, Virginia. Exhibits of pipes and smoking related tobacciana; pipe smoking contest; Wm. F. Porter Memorial Pipe Rack Auction (proceeds go to children's charities); awards, door prizes. Contact: C.O.R.P.S., (804) 342-0761, E-mail: conclave@corpipesmokers.org, Web: www.corpipesmokers.org

JANUARY 8, 2000
2nd Annual Southern Pipe Expo

Sheraton Boca Raton Hotel, Boca Raton, Florida. Hospitality room Friday, Jan. 7; 60 display tables; pipe related seminars; hourly raffles; silent auction; special demonstrations. Contact: Grant Porter, PO Box 450967, Sunrise, FL 33345, Tel: (954) 741-8595, Fax: (954) 741-7233, E-mail: pipesman@mediaone.net

February 5, 2000
12th Annual Gateway Area Pipe Show & Swap

Presented by the St. Louis Pipe Club, Sheraton Hotel of St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri. Saturday, 9 am to 5 pm; Friday afternoon and evening open house. Collector and dealer awards, door prizes, raffle drawings. Free admission; display tables, $35 each. Contact: Jay Milton, (618 ) 656-7548 or Bob Callaway (314) 946-8555.

Send calendar announcements to: The Editor, Smokeshop Magazine, 130 West 42nd St., Suite 1050, New York, NY 10036, Fax: (212) 827-0945, E-mail editor@smokeshopmag.com .