Showcase of Miniatures (Good Sam Show)
San Jose, California, USA
You may shop with 100 dealers featuring artisans from all over the world! Youll find everything you need to finish that special miniature project including dollhouses, room boxes, unique furniture, beautiful dolls, food that looks good enough to eat, holiday items and much more...at our 2012 show October 6 and 7. Dealers are listed on our web site.
We enjoyed over 75 miniature exhibits displayed by people from all over Northern California in 2011. Our exhibit area featured a wonderful variety of dollhouses, room boxes, and other very clever miniature exhibits. To share your exhibit click on the entry form on our web site.
The silent auction will be Saturday, October 6th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be wonderful miniatures to bid on. Bid early, bid often.
9th Year of Popular Free Program - Tools and Techniques
Sunday, October 7th from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. we will have a FREE Tools and Techniques seminar for all. It will be held across the lobby from the show and will cover a number of power and hand tools, as well as information on roofing, flooring, wall treatments, basic landscaping, and other aspects of making miniatures. Please join us.
We will offer exciting workshops at the Doubletree the afternoon and evening of Friday the 5th, featuring prominent teachers from all over the country. Our 2012 workshops can be seen on our website after June 1, 2012.
Fun for Kids! Free!!!
Children can make a miniature project of their very own at our free Childrens Workshops Saturday and Sunday from noon until 3 pm. They can try building, landscaping, or soar with their imagination before going over to the Childrens Sales Table where we have priced miniature items for a childs budget.
More Fun for Kids
We have special classes for children on show Saturday. Children must be pre-registered for these classes. Check the web site for further information and for a registration application, after July of 2012.
15 Foreign dealers, more than 100 dealers in all. About 30 dealers who are International Guild of Miniature Artisans who have been awarded Artisan or Fellow status.Venue
Doubletree Hotel 2050 Gateway PlDirections
1/4 mile from airport, see web site for directions
Sat. 10-5 Sun. 11-4
Free Tools & Techniques Sunday, Oct. 10 at 9:30 a.m.Admission & Parking
Adults $7, Seniors (62+) $5 , Children (5-12) $3
Children under 5 free (no strollers please)
Wheeled backpacks must be checked at box office