On Friday, a continental breakfast will be served at 8:30 a.m. just prior to the beginning of the Judge's Seminar. The Judge's Seminar is an "editing and clarifying" review of the submitted award categories for the 2019 Florida State Button Show. The meeting's educational presentations will include in-depth review of 21 (Lacy Glass), 23 (Twinkles), 22 (Cricket Cages); "Questions I Have On Certain Awards" (which will include awards; 10 celluloid spec to black + cream/white, 27 invertebrates and invertebrates, 39 whistles) and a brief overview of 20 (DIGS). Lunch is also included in the $25 fee. On Saturday, April 28, the Button Swap & Shop Event will start at 9 a.m. and run until 1 p.m. A variety of button vendors will be there. Swap & Shop vendor tables are $12 but there is no fee to come to shop or swap. For more information, call: Pam Davis at (727) 742-5584 or Maggie Johnson at (727) 394-0438. Make checks payable to Margaret Johnson and mail to her at 11533 48th Ave. N., St. Petersburg, FL 33708.
Sylvia Liszka Durell, Author
Owner of HoleyButtons.com and a founding member of the Hernando County Button Collectors Group in Florida.