Ruby Lane is a title sponsor of the upcoming Wilmington – Doll & Bear Show in Wilmington, Ohio on October 6th and 7th, 2018. Get ready to spend a wonderful weekend at the beautiful Roberts Centre in Wilmington Ohio and shop with some of the top doll and bear dealers in the country. Look forward to coverage of special events, and interviews in the ‘Dolly Cam.’ Ruby Lane representatives will be on site giving out tote bags special for this event. You can attend this event virtually from any mobile device! Here is a link to the Facebook Virtual Event.
Wilmington is a weekend event! Get those club members together and plan on having a fun filled weekend with workshops, lectures, followed by a great show the following day. The pre-show events include guest speaker and Ruby Lane Shop Owner Andy Ourant from the Village Doll Shop in Adamstown, PA. This is a ticked event to start at 5:00 PM October 6. Those attending the pre-show lecture will be treated to the following:
- Wine and cheese social
- A great lecture & slide show presentation by Andy Ourant
- A 1 ½ hour “Meet & Greet” with the Dealers on the selling floor following the lecture
- Drawing for prizes to include a sweet antique all bisque Kestner doll
- A free 10:00 AM admission ticket to the show.
Event seating is limited and pre-registration is required. Visit the Wilmington Doll Show site to register.
Get Your Doll Appraised by Billye and Bradley
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 on Ruby Lane.
Bradley will be on hand assisting in appraisals. He is the recipient of the 2008 UFDC Award of Excellence for the exhibit of dolls and the UFDC Award of Excellence for the “Barbie 1959” exhibit .In 2010, he was also the recipient of the Coleman Scholarship for the research, study, and history of the Mattel Barbie Designers. In 2014 he received the prestigious “Barbie’s Best Friend” Award. He is also featured on several ‘Dolly Cam’ videos on Barbie. He has also contributed to the Ruby Lane Blog.
Doll Stringing by Ruby Lane Shop Owner Eileen Green
Shop Owner and Doll Doctor Eileen Green will be on hand for doll stringing. Eileen is an expert in this field and owns The Intensive Care Doll Hospital. She can only give price quotes by actually viewing the doll in need of stringing. What an opportunity!
Enjoy a live videos from the 2017 Wilmington Show with shop owners Fritzi Martinez and Beth Karp.
See you at the show!
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