2019 Shell Shows & Related Events

Following information is subject to change. Please verify with individual organization

Jan. 12 – 13, 2019
54th Annual Broward Shell Show, Pompano Beach, FL

Emma Lou Olson Civic Center, 1801 Northeast 6th Street
Alice Pace, 7405 SW 128 Ct., Miami, FL 33183
E-mail: alicepace90@att.net Tel: 305-301-1296

Jan. 19 – 20, 2019

39th Space Coast Seashell Festival, Melbourne, FL (Astronaut Trail Shell Club)

Eau Gallie Civic Center, 1515 Highland Avenue
Alan Gettleman, 2225 Tanglewood Lane, Merritt Island, FL 32953
E-mail: lychee@cfl.rr.com Tel: 321-536-2896

Feb. 8 – 10, 2019
56th Annual Sarasota Shell Show, Sarasota, FL

Potter Building at Robarts Arena, 3000 Ringling Blvd.
Nancy Miriani, 5003 28th Court East, Bradenton, FL 34203
E-mail: sarasotashellclub@gmail.com Tel: 941-758-9790

February 16, 2019
Florida United Malacologists 10th Annual Meeting
University of Florida, Room 371 Dickinson Hall
1659 Museum Road, Gainesville, FL 32611
Contact: John Slapcinsky

Feb. 22 – 23, 2019
72nd St. Petersburg Shell Show, Seminole, FL
Seminole Recreation Center, 9100 113th St. N.
John Jacobs, 202 Soldier Court, Seffner, FL 33584
E-mail: johncheryl@earthlink.net Tel: 813-309-2608

March 7 – 9, 2019
82nd Sanibel Shell Show, Sanibel, FL
Sanibel Community Center, 2173 Periwinkle Way
Mary Burton, 558 Foxcreek Drive, Lehigh Acres, FL 33974
E-mail: marybsanibel@hotmail.com Tel: 239-395-3626

March 9 – 10, 2019
31st Paris International Shell Show
Paris, France. Espace Charenton, 327 rue de Charenton,
75012 Paris. www.xenophora.org

March 14 – 16, 2019
39th Marco Island Shell Show, Marco Island, FL
United Church of Marco Island, 320 North Barfield
Karen Caster, 530 Peacock Terrace, Marco Island, FL 34145
E-mail: pjsailkw@gmail.com Tel: 239-253-8483

March 26, 2019
Freshwater Snail Workshop, 11 am-4 pm
Glasgow Museum Resource Centre,
200 Woodhead Rd., South Nitshill Industrial Estate
Glasgow G53 7NN
Contact: Joanna Lindsay
Tel: 01786 447504
Email: joanna.lindsay@buglife.org.uk

March 30 – April 9, 2019
Philippines Seashell Convention
Marielle’s Seashell Museum
San Juan, Siquijor
Contact: Mark Reekie on Facebook or
E-mail: seashelldude@gmail.com

April 12 – 15, 2019
14th Australian Shell Show
Incorporating the 125th MSSA Birthday Celebration
Goodwood Community Center, Rosa Street, Goodwood
Adelaide, South Australia
For information and registration packets contact: sashellclub@gmail.com

April 26-28, 2019
Bangkok Shell Show
Thailand Creative & Design Center
Central Post Office Building
1160 Charoen Krung Rd., Kywaeng Bang Rak,
Khet Bang Rak, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon
(Bangkok) 10500
Contact: Tom Rice  email: ofseaandshore@gmail.com

May 3-4, 2019
Sea Shell Searchers Shell Show
Brazosport Museum of Natural Science
400 College Blvd. Clute, Texas 77566
Contact: Wanda Coker
email: emptybobbin51@yahoo.com

May 18 – 19, 2019
29th Belgium International Shell Show, Belgium
Sporthal Kattenbroek, Kattenbroek 14
2650 Edegem, Belgium
Charles Krijnen, Burgemeester Jansenstraat 10,
NL-5037 NC Tilburg, Nederland
E-mail: bvc.shellshow@planet.nl Tel: 31(13) 463-0607
Website: www.konbvc.be/shellshow.php

May 31 – June 2, 2019
Gulf Coast Shell Show, Panama City, FL
Panama City Beach Senior Center, 423 Lyndell Lane
Jim Brunner, 2511 Parkwood Drive, Panama City, FL 32405
E-mail: jili1043@comcast.net Tel: 805-215-2086

June 17 – 23, 2019
Conchologists of America Annual Convention, Captiva Island, FL
South Seas Island Resort, 5400 Plantation Road, Captiva Island, FL 33924
Registration: Ed Shuller E-mail: eshuller@mindspring.com
Website: conchologistsofamerica.com

May 31-June 2, 2019
Gulf Coast Shell Show, Panama City, FL
Panama City Beach Senior Center, 423 Lyndell Lane
Jim Brunner, 2511 Parkwood Drive,
Panama City, FL 32405
email: jili1043@comcast.net
tel: 805-215-2086

July 5 – 7, 2019
Townsville Shell Show, 50th Anniversary Celebration
Orchid Society Hall in Kirwan, Charles Street,
Townsville, Queensland, Australia
Contact: Jack Worsfold
Email: jnw_48@yahoo.com.au

July 13 – 14, 2019
52nd Keppel Bay Shell Club Shell Show, Yeppoon, Queensland, Australia
Gus Moore Pavilion at the Yeppoon Show Ground
Jean M. Offord, 277 McDougall St., N. Rockhampton, Qld. 4701, Australia
Tel: 61 (74) 391-313 Website: keppelbayshellclub@bigpond.com

August 2-5, 2019
Shanghai Shell Show 2019
Shanghai Noble Center
Hotel: No. 1688, Caobao Road,
Minhang District, Shanghai
Information: Facebook Seashell Conventions and Shows-Public Listings

August 9-11, 2019
Jersey Cape Shell Show, Stone Harbor, NJ, 08247
The Wetlands Institute, 1075 Stone Harbor Blvd
Phil Dietz, 242 6th Avenue,
West Cape May, NJ 08204
email: info@jerseycapeshellclub.com
tel: 609-425-6083

August 22-25, 2019
North Carolina Shell Show, Wilmington, NC 28401
Coastline Convention and Event Center, 501 Nutt Street
Karlynn Morgan, 3098 Shannon Drive
Winston-Salem, NC 27106
email: karlynnmorgan@earthlink.net
tel: 336-692-4492
website: www.ncshellclub.com

August 24-25, 2019
4th Annual West Coast Shell Show
Casa Del Prado, 1650 El Prado, Balboa Park, San Diego, California 92101, Room 101
Contact: David Berschauer
Tel: 949-457-9210
Email: shellcollection@hotmail.com
Webpage: sandiegoshellclub.com/Facebook

August 23-September 2, 2019
Oregon Shell Show
Salem Oregon (venue information coming soon)
Contact: Marici Reid
Tel: 408-891-5643
email: marici@earthlink.net

September 21-22, 2019
German Club Conchylia Shell Show
KULTURA, Herrenwiesenstr. 12, 74613
Oehringen, Germany
Contact: Kurt Kreipl, Hoehenweg 6, 74613
Oehringen, Germany
email: meeresmuseum@t-online.de

October 19-20, 2019
5th International Shell Show of Pont-A-Celles-Belgium
Ecole du Centre Chemin Celestin Freinet,
1 B-6230 Pont-A-Celles, Belgium
Contact for Sellers: alexandremarc@skynet.be
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October 26, 2019
British Shell Collector’s Club Convention
Essex, England
Theydon Bois Community Centre, Theydon Bois, Epping, Essex
Contact: Debbie Rolfe, 15 Dene Holm Road, Northfleet
Kent DA11 8LF, United Kingdom
Tel: 44-01474-567827
Email: debzr58@gmail.com

October 26, 2019
Annual Sydney Shell Show
West Ryde, NSW, Australia
Ryde Eastwood Leagues Club,
Ryedale Road, West Ryde, NSW,
Contact: Steve Dean
Tel: 61 (2) 9979-5736
email: steve@easy.com

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Information Source:
VICKY WALL, COA Awards Director; 303 Wall Road, Mayodan, NC 27027 USA
Tel: 336-348-3260; email: vwallsheller@gmail.com