During the actual show on Sunday, (October 1, 2017) we will have a large on-site food concession area set up for customers to rest and purchase lunch without having to leave the show. We encourage those planning on attending this amazing two day event to get those reservations in early. The Roberts Centre has a 116 room Holiday Inn, Max & Erma’s Restaurants /bar, and of course the Convention Centre with over 80,000 square ft. under one roof. During nice weather, there is a 4,200 Sq. foot Outdoor Patio Space with Full Bar. The facility has Free On-Site Parking with 1,500 spaces with bus parking available. Please call the Holiday Inn located in the Roberts Centre at 937-283- 3200 to get those reservations in.
We are happy to announce that Billye Harris of Ashley’s Dolls will be on hand for appraisals and that Shari McMasters will be doing on-site doll stringing at this show.
Doll Appraisals by Billye Harris (As seen on Antiques Roadshow)
Billye Harris is well known throughout the industry as an expert in her field. She is a member of NADDA, UFDC, UFDC Museum Collections Committee, President of her QARDC Doll Club, and a volunteer appraiser on PDS’s televised Antiques Roadshow. She is owner of Ashley's Dolls and can be contacted in advance through her web site at www.ashleysdolls.com
. Appraisals are $5 with proceeds to Charity.
Doll Stringing by Shari McMasters
As a service to our customers, we are pleased to announce that Shari McMasters will be on hand for doll stringing. Shari is an expert at this field and knowing antique dolls in general. She can only give price quotes by actually viewing the doll in need of stringing. Please have your doll to her as soon as possible so it can be completed while you are shopping the show.