2022-2023 Schedule...so far!
On-line Phillumeny Exhibition: October 1st to 31st, 2022. Promoting the hobby of matchbox label and bookmatch collecting (phillumeny) and encouraging international collaboration among collectors of all ages. The Exhibition will be available on our web site www.phillumeny.com and will include an (on-line) Exhibition Catalogue, a Visitor Book, and there will be Awards for the best Exhibits. We will run weekly guided tours (using Zoom), and there will be opportunities to talk with the Exhibitors.] Although only members of the British Matchbox Label & Booklet Society can submit an Exhibit, anybody can visit the Exhibition and enjoy the wide variety of phillumenistic Exhibits and stories on show. All the latest information about the On-line Exhibition can be found on the ON-LINE PHILLUMENY EXHIBITION 2022 page on our web site. Any questions or suggestions can be emailed to onlineexhibition@phillumeny.com

2022 Keystone-Lehigh Weekend Swapfest:
October 20-22. SureStay Plus Hotel by Best Western, 300 Gateway Drive, Bethlehem, PA  18017 610-866-5800. Room rates for Wednesday-Thursday (Oct 19 and 29) - $99.00; Friday and Saturday (Oct 21 and 22) - $119.99.
2023 Trans Canada Swapfest: tentatively, the TCMC Swapfest will be held May 11 - 13, 2023, at the Hilton Garden Inn which is located at 100 Traders Blvd in Mississauga, ON. Please note that all visitors to Canada need to have a valid passport. FMI: Morris Pasternak
-UES 2023: June 7-11, 2023: Ramada Hotel, 1718 Underpass Way, Hagerstown, MD (301-797-2500) King rooms: $99; Suites: $119. Holiday Inn Express, 241 Railway Ln., Hagerstown, MD (301-745-5644). Kings & Queens rooms: $99. Book early!
RMS Convention 2023: August 20-26, 2023. Doubletree Columbus, 175 Hutchinson Ave., Worthington, OH 43235. Rooms: $99+tax. 614-885-3334. Rooms include fridge, microwave, high-speed internet. Hotel has heated indoor pool, restaurant, and lounge. Six other nearby restaurants.
Annual Events To Watch For
  • April/May:
Trans Canada Swapfest: In the Niagara Falls area. Typical activities: freebie tables, auction, displays, room hopping, local tour
  • June:
United Eastern Swapfest: Usually in Hagerstown, MD. Typical activities: trading, dealers tables, displays, auction, awards banquet.
  • August:
RMS Convention: Always in August, locations vary around the country. Typical activities: freebie tables, room hopping, 4-5 auctions (the biggest in the hobby), displays, local tours, dealers tables, regional/specialty club meetings, awards banquet.
  • October:
Long Beach Swapfest: always in the Los Angeles area. Typical activities: cigar box trading, Connecticut auctions, Bingo, ice cream social, local tour, trading, auction
Keystone-Lehigh Valley Swapfest: Always in PA. Typical activities: Freebie tables, bingo, trivia contest, costume party, room hopping, auctions, dealers tables, displays, awards banquet.

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