August 15-18, 2001
69th Annual RTDA Convention & International Trade Show

Marriott Waterside, Tampa, Florida. Contact: Retail Tobacco Dealers of America, Tel: (410) 628-1674, Fax: (410) 628-1679, Web: www.rtda.org, Email: rtda@msn.com.

August 25, 2001
North American Society of Pipe Collectors Annual Show & Swap

Columbus, Ohio. Pipe makers, smoke shops, individual collectors. NASPC fund raising raffle, prizes. Contact: Bill Unger, NASPC, P.O. Box 9642, Columbus, Ohio 43209, Tel: (614) 252-2904, Email: naspc@naspc.org, Web: www.naspc.org.

September 1, 2001
New York Pipe Club's 6th Annual International Pipe Swap

Ramada Hotel, Newark International Airport. Sponsored by the New York Pipe Club; open to the public. Welcome reception Friday, August 31, 7pm. Show hours: Saturday, 10am - 7pm. Tables available for retailers ($65), and collectors ($50). Contact: Rich Esserman, 238 Aycrig Ave., Unit D, Passaic, NJ 07055.

September 22, 2001
4th Annual Nashville Area PIpe Show

Radisson Hotel at Opryland, Nashville, TN. Sponsored by the National Association of pipe Smokers (NAPS) and Uptown's Smoke Shop. Pre-show display, cocktails, Friday September 21, 7pm-10pm. Show hours Saturday, 9:00am-6pm. Free admission. Tables $70-$80. Contact: (888) 292-9576.

October 13-14, 2001
17th Annual CORPS Pipe Smokers Exhibition & Celebration

Holiday Inn, Kogar South, Richmond, Virginia. Sponsored by the Conclave of Richmond Pipe Smokers (CORPS). Admission, $5/day. Display tables, pipe collections, pipe carvers, tobacco blenders, retailers, pipe smoking contest, door prizes, auctions. Contact: CORPS, (804) 342-0761 or conclave@corpipesmokers.org.

October 13, 2001
53rd Annual International Association of Pipe Smoker's Clubs, Inc. Convention

Riverwood Resort, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan. Hosted by The Mountain Town Society of Kapnismologists. Public welcome. Featuring the World's Champion Pipe Smoking Contest and Pipe Collectors' Show. Hospitality suite, Friday, October 12. Show opens 9am, Saturday October 13. Banquet dinner, $25. Contact: Smokers Club, (517) 775-8536, email Rick Manges at rckmng@netscape.net.

November 3-4, 2001
4th Annual Kansas City Pipe and Tobacco Show

Holiday Inn KCI, Kansas City, MO. Complimentary welcome buffet, Friday November 2, 6pm-7:30pm. Show hours, Saturday, November 3, 10am-6:30pm; Sunday, November 4, 9am-3pm. Wide variety of new and estate pipes, tobaccos, and smoker's accessories from pipe makers, tobacco and cigar distributors, dealers, and appraisers. Contact: Michael Sull, 5830 Nall Mission, KS 66202, Tel: (913) 362-7864, Fax: (913) 362-2236, Email: michael@spencerian.com.

April 27-28, 2002
Chicagoland International Pipe & Cigar Show

Sponsored by the Chicagoland Pipe Collectors Club (CPCC). Over 230 exhibitor tables. Contact: Bill Amato, 2947 Edison Street, Blue Island, IL 60406, Tel: (708) 388-5118, or Mike Reschke, 540 S. Westmore, Lombard, IL 60148, Tel: (630) 889-0453.

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