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Nov./Dec.
2000

January 5-6, 2001
Southern Pipe Expo

Sheraton Boca Raton Hotel, Boca, Raton, FL. Sponsored by the South Florida Briar Brotherhood. Pipe, tobacco and cigar show for smokers, collectors. 60 display tables, raffle prizes. Sponsorships available. Tables, $70. Reservations and information, contact: Grant Porter, PO Box 450967, Sunrise, FL 33345-0967; Tel: (954) 741-8595, pipesman@mediaone.net. Full details at www.se.mediaone.net/~pipesman.

February 3, 2001
13th Annual Gateway Area Pipe Show & Swap

Hilton St. Louis Airport, St. Louis, MO. Sponsored by the St. Louis Pipe Club. Free admission; display tables $35 each. Raffle drawings, door prizes. Information, table reservations, contact: Bob Callaway, Tel.: (636) 946-8555, 220 Pralle Lane, St. Charles, MO 63303.

February 19-23, 2001
Third Festival del Habanos

Havana, Cuba. International seminar, commercial fair. Contact: Habanos S.A., Mercaderes 21, Havana, Cuba, Tel: (537) 33 9509, Fax: (537) 33 8946, email: habanos@infocex.cu.

March 26-31, 2001
Tobacconists’ Association of America (TAA) Annual Convention

Fairmont, Bermuda. Open to TAA retail and associate members only. Contact: TAA, Suite 121, Eastland Mall, Evansville, IN 47715, Tel: (812) 479-8070.

April 18-19, 2001
International Tobacco Expo

Rio Suite Hotel Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV. Tobacconists, tobacco outlets, distributors/wholesalers, mass and other merchandisers, catalogs/internet, related accessories. Free admission. Contact International Tobacco Expo: Tel.: (800) 859-9247 or (702) 893-9090, Fax: (702) 893-9293, email: info@internationaltobacco.com, Web: www.internationaltobacco.com.

April 20-21, 2001
James B. Russell 1st Annual Pipe & Tobacco Sale / Seminar

Saddle Brook Marriot Hotel, Saddle Brook, New Jersey. Open to the retail trade only. Cocktail reception, April 20; pipe seminar April 21, guest speakers Richard Carleton Hacker, Erik Nording, Michael Adler. Information: www.jamesbrussell.com.

April 28-29, 2001
Chicagoland Pipe Collectors’ Club Pipe & Cigar Show

Indian Lakes Resort, Bloomingdale, Illinois. Over 200 tables of briars, cigars, tobaccos, and related smoking accessories. Pre-show activities, awards for briar and antique pipe collectors. Information: www.naspc.org. 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.

June 23, 2001
OPPC 1st Annual Pipe Show

Best Western Inn Suites Hotels, Tucson Catalina Foothills, Tucson, Arizona. Sponsored by the Old Pueblo Pipe Club, Tucson, Arizona, Saturday, June 23, 2001, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Table fees: $40 for Sales, $25 for Displays. First come, first served. Contact: Carl Armstrong, president, Tel: (520) 748-1501 or Sheldon Osborne, secretary/treasurer: Tel: (520) 889-9355, email: shel74@azstarnet.com. Club Web Page: shadow.zedcor.com/bigjack/Pipes/OPPC .

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.


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