Follow the leader! Ceramic Arts Studio figurines, The Pied Piper & Children, make their way to Madison for the 2014 CAS Collectors Convention. The event is set for Saturday, August 23rd, 2014, at Madison’s Howard Johnson Plaza. This year’s theme: “A Toast To The Past! CAS Collectors’ 20th Anniversary!”
4/7/14 News Release
CAS COLLECTORS CONVENTION 2014
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CERAMIC ARTS STUDIO COLLECTORS’ CONVENTION
This year, CAS Collectors, the club for all those with an interest in the work of Madison’s Ceramic Arts Studio, turns 20. To mark the occasion, the group is throwing an extra-special anniversary party! The theme of the group’s 2014 Convention, set for Saturday, August 23rd in Madison, is “A Toast To The Past! CAS Collectors’ 20th Anniversary!” Collectors at the “biggest and best party of them all” will celebrate the enduring appeal of Ceramic Arts figurines, which brightened homes from coast to coast during the 1940s and ‘50s, and continue to brighten hearts today.
From 9 am to 4 pm on August 23rd, Convention attendees will take in the Wisconsin Pottery Association Show & Sale at the Alliant Energy Center. Later, all will gather at Madison’s Howard Johnson Plaza for the Convention festivities, with activities and décor centered around a fun-filled “anniversary party” theme. There’ll be party favors, and take-home souvenirs. . .stupendous door prizes. . . club memorabilia, and an opportunity for “anniversary photos”. . .in short, everything that makes such a gathering so unforgettable.
Getting the evening underway will be a social hour, and the popular “CAS On Display Contest”; all in attendance are invited to submit entries. A buffet dinner, raffle, and membership meeting will be followed by the club’s annual auction, featuring professional auctioneer Shirley Baumann. Events will conclude with door prizes, and presentation of the 2014 CAS Collectors Commemorative.
Convention registration, which remains at $60 per person, includes all evening activities, plus the Commemorative. Registrations received by May 31st will be eligible for an “Earliest Earlybird” prize drawing, to be held at the Convention. Forms and additional information are available on the club’s website, www.cascollectors.com, or by writing CAS Collectors, 206 Grove Street, Rockton, IL 61072.
Celebrate the heritage of Ceramic Arts Studio—and take a stroll down memory lane—at the 2014 CAS Collectors Convention. Ceramics collectors from near and far will gather August 23rd, for “A Toast To The Past! CAS Collectors’ 20th Anniversary!” It’s party time—and you’re invited!