Our Next Meeting is our SHELL SHOW AND BANQUET at Wilmington, NC !

Shell Show Rescheduled to October 14 & 15 due to Hurricane Irma!

September 16-17, 2017

Cape Fear Museum of History and Science

814 Market Street


Click Here for a Map to the Museum



Thursday, September 14 (October 12)

3 PM - 5 PM ___Set up tables and coverings in the scientific hall and
_ __ _ _ ________ _ dealers room


All Club Members receive free admission to the Museum on Saturday and Sunday. Please refer to your newsletter and print your tickets. Tickets are reuseable from one day to the next. Be sure to check in with Visitor Services and obtain your Blue Admission Sticker.

Friday, September 15 (October 13)

7 AM - 12 Noon _Exhibitors and dealers arrive and set up their displays.
______________(Note: Dealers have until 5 pm to finish their set up.)
12 Noon - 5 PM _Judging (No exhibitors will be allowed in the museum during __________________this time.)


Saturday, September 16 (October 14)

Exhibits open 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Shell Show Social and Banquet
6:30 pm - Social
7:00 pm - Dinner in the Carolina Room

At the Hilton Wilmington Riverside

301 N Water St.
across from the Cotton Exchange

6:30 PM Social in the Lobby - Cash Bar
7:00 PM Dinner

Dinnner Speaker: Harry Lee

Form for Banquet Reservations Here

Payment by mail for the meal must be received by Karlynn Morgan (information on Reservation Form) by September 10.

Auction: Shell Display cases (Truckner Estate)

Drawing for Raffle winners


Sunday, September 17 (October 15)

Exhibits open 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Show Break Down 5:00 pm until 9:00 pm



Places to Stay During the September Meeting:


Mainstay Suites
5229 Market Street, Hwy 132 * US 17
Wilmington, NC 28405
(910) 392-1741
No guaranteed price at this point in time.


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Other Places to Stay:

Wingate by Wyndham
5126 Market Street
(910) 395-7011

Suburban Extended Stay
245 Eastwood Road

Holiday Inn
5032 Market Street
(866) 553-0169

Hampton Inn
124 Old Eastwood Road
(910) 791-9899

Comfort Suites
4721 Market Street
(910) 793-9300

Quality Inn
4926 Market Street
(910) 791-8850

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Refreshment donations are welcomed at the Shell Show break room in the Museum. Share your favorites with an appreciative audience! There will be a jar available for monetary contributions. (CA$H)


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