Here are eight knife shows to attend throughout the United States in November 2019.
There's nothing quite like meeting the makers behind the knives that collectors love. Even if you don't buy a new favorite blade (though it's hard to resist!), you'll learn a lot about knifemaking, gain a new appreciation for the craft and handle knives worth tens of thousands of dollars without spending tens of thousands of dollars.
What's better than that?
NOV. 1-3 PORTLAND, OR
The 2nd Annual BLADE Show West, Oregon Convention Center. The latest in custom and factory knives, awards for same, demos, seminars and more. For more information visit bladeshowwest.com.
NOV. 1-3 PIGEON FORGE, TN
Voyles Knife Show, Smoky Mountain Convention Center, 865-908-3015 https://www.mypigeonforge.com/event/voyles-knife-show.
NOV. 2 SAN DIEGO, CA
The Art Knife Invitational, Sheraton Hotel San Diego Bayside Tower. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org, ArtKnifeInvitational.com.
NOV. 2-3 MT. VERNON, IL
The 37th Annual Mt. Vernon Knife Show, Roland Lewis Community Building. Contact Nancy Hancock, Dept. BL4, 12193 Turner Dr., Mt. Vernon, IL 62864 618-242-4514 jcckc1982@ yahoo.com.
NOV. 3 MARLBORO, MA
Marlboro, Massachusetts Knife Show, Holiday Inn. Contact Lynn Cain 978-249-6070 email@example.com.
NOV. 8-10 INDIANAPOLIS, IN
Indy 1500 Gun & Knife Show, Indiana State Fairgrounds. Contact World Class Gun Shows, PO Box 14194, Oklahoma City, OK 73113 405-340-1333 indy1500.com.
NOV. 9-10 TULSA, OK
Wanenmacher’s Tulsa Arms Show, Tulsa Fairgrounds. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org, 918-492-0401 or tulsaarmsshow.com.
NOV. 22-23 JERSEY CITY, NJ
New York Custom Knife Show, The Westin Jersey City Newport, Newport Ballroom. For more information visit fiftyfiftyproductions.net.
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