Convention Schedule

 
42nd Annual Convention
July 11-13, 2019
Red Wing, MN
 
 
395 Guernsey Lane
Red Wing, MN 55066
 

 

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THE SCHEDULE BELOW FOR THE 2019 CONVENTION IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE AT ANY TIME. PLEASE CHECK BACK FOR UPDATES AS THE EVENT APPROACHES.
 
ONSITE EVENT PROGRAM WILL BE THE FINAL SCHEDULE OF EVENT DAYS, TIMES AND LOCATIONS.
 
 

 


 

Monday, July 8, 2019
 

8:00 am RWCS Foundation Board Meeting Pottery Museum of Red Wing
240 Harrison St.
Potters Hall
Tuesday, July 9, 2019
 
5:00 pm RWCS Board of Directors Meeting Pottery Museum of Red Wing

Potters Hall

Wednesday, July 10, 2019
     
11:00 – 3:00 Pre- Registration Pick Up.

Auction Catalogs For Sale

Pottery Museum of Red Wing
240 Harrison St.
 
12:00 – 3:00 RWCS Auction Check-In, Catalogs for Sale

 

River Bluff Education Center
395 Guernsey Lane
Park in the lot between River Bluff and Red Wing High School. See Map.
12:00 – 3:00 Display: set up by appointment River Bluff Education Center
Zumbro River Pod
(G 100)
6:00pm – 9:00pm RWCS Foundation
“Wine-ing for Red Wing
Pottery Museum of Red Wing
240 Harrison St.
Thursday, July 11, 2019
First Day of Convention – River Bluff Education Center (395 Guernsey Lane)
8:00 – 5:30
Convention Registration Opens
Auction Catalogs for Sale.
pre-registration deadline is June 8th. After that, you will need to register onsite.
River Bluff Education Center, Door 8

Park in the lot between River Bluff and Red Wing High School. See Map.

8:00 – 1:00 Concession Open

Red Wing High School Volleyball Team

Cafetorium
8:00 – 2:00 Education Tables
RWCS Apparel Sales
Cafetorium
8:00 – 10:00 Chapter Presidents Meeting A 115
8:00 – 10:00 Commemorative Distribution & Silent Auctions Open (close 10:30am Saturday)
 Silent Auctions: Special Commemorative, A, B, C Commemorative Sets, and much more!
Cannon River Pod
(D 100)
8:00 – 11:00 Set Up the Display and Rare Items Zumbro River Pod
(G 100)
8:00 – 2:00
Chapter Challenge Piece Silent Auction (Made by Commemorative Manager)
bidding closes at 1:30 pm Friday
School Cafetorium
     
9:00 – 10:00 Orientation for First Timers C 100
9:30 – 12:30 Young Collectors – participants must check in at the Museum. No shuttle services offered.
Goodhue County Historical Society 1166 Oak Street
     
NOON – 4:30 Displays Open for viewing.
Voting closes Friday at 3:00 pm
Zumbro River Pod
(G 100)
10:30 – 12:00 Welcome Session & Keynote Address

Larry Birks
Auction Grading – Identifying Stoneware Damage, Restoration and Fakes

Cafetorium
     
11:00 – 1:00 Lunch Open
Cafetorium
1:00 – 2:00 Chapter Meetings

Gopher Chapter  C 100
Iowa Chapter C 101
Lewis & Clark Chapter C 102
Siouxland Chapter C 104
Southwest Chapter C 105
Trails West Chapter A 115
Wisconsin Chapter F 103

Assigned
     
1:00 – 2:00 Commemorative Distribution & Silent Auctions (close 10:30am Saturday) 

Silent Auctions: Special Commemorative, A,B,C Commemorative Sets, and much more!

Cannon River Pod
(D 100)
8:00 – 11:00 AUCTION CHECK-IN  Gym
 
8:00 – 11:00 Distribution of Bid Numbers
Auction Catalogs for Sale
**
Bid Numbers available
Gym
2:00 – 4:15 Auction Preview Gym

 

4:30 – ???? Official RWCS Auction 

Special Commemorative Drawing!

Gym
4:00 – 7:00 Concessions

 

Cafetorium
Friday, July 12, 2019
8:00 – 2:00 Convention Registration Open
Entrance 8

Park in the lot between River Bluff and Red Wing High School. See Map.

8:00 – 3:00 Displays Open (voting closes at 3:00 pm)
Zumbro River Pod
(G 100)
8:00 – 1:00 Concessions Open: Breakfast, Lunch Beverages

Education Tables

Cafetorium
8:00 – 1:30  Chapter  Challange Piece Silent Auction (Made by Commemorative Manager)
Bidding closes at 1:30 pm Friday
Cafetorium
8:00 – 10:50 Commemorative Distribution & Silent Auction (close 10:30am Saturday) 

Silent Auctions: Special Commemorative, A,B,C Commemorative Sets, and much more!

Cannon River Pod
(D 100)

 9:00 – 10:00  Orientation for Convention First Timers C 100
 9:00 – 9:50  Shared Interest Groups C 101, 102, 104
9:30 am Kids View Bus Transportation
Parent/guardian and participants meet near registration to get on bus transportation to event locations.
Bus Departs at 9:45 am
Registration
10:00 – 3:00 KIDS VIEW (Lunch provided)

Participants will be divided into two groups and assigned a starting location.

Goodhue County Historical Society

AND

Red Wing Art Reach

10:00 – 11:50 OFF-SITE TOUR ONE
Clayworks Tour Through Oakwood Cemetery 
 Oakwood Cemetery

Located at the end of East Ave.

10:00 – 10:50 Adult Educational Seminars C 100, 101, 102, 104,
A 115
11:00 – 11:50
Adult Educational Seminars C 100, 101, 102, 104,
A 115
11:00 – 1:00 Lunch Open

Cafetorium
1:30 Chapter Challenge Silent Auction Closes

BIDDING ENDS!

Cafetorium
1:00 – 1:50 OFF-SITE TOUR TWO

Pottery Museum of Red Wing

 Pottery Museum of Red Wing
240 Harrison St.
1:00 – 1:50 Adult Educational Seminars C 100, 101, 102, 104,
A 115
12:30 – 2:30 HAUL IN Show and Sale

Sellers will be provided a specific move in time and instructions via email. If you have questions please contact the RWCS office.

Gym

Entrance at Door 11 & 12 for seller’s only!

2:00 Scavenger Hunt form turn in deadline.

Winner announced at Member Meet Up. Must be present to win.

Registration
2:00 – 2:50 Adult Educational Seminars C 100, 101, 102, 104,
A 115
 2:00 – 2:50  OFF-SITE TOUR THREE

Pottery Museum of Red Wing

 Pottery Museum of Red Wing
240 Harrison St.
1:30 – 2:30 Commemorative Distribution and Silent Auctions (close 10:30 am Saturday)
 Silent Auctions: Special Commemorative, A,B,C Commemorative Sets, and much more!
Cannon River Pod (D 100)
3:00  Kids View Bus returns from event sites.

Parent/Guardian please meet the bus to pick up your child.

Registration
3:15 – 5:15 Annual Business Meeting
Chapter Commemoratives Presentation, Display winners announced.

  Special Commemorative Drawing!
Cafetorium
5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
MEMBER MEET UP

Food, fun, games, and prizes

Scavenger Hunt Winners Announced!

Cafetorium
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Facebook Chapter Social  Pottery Museum of Red Wing
Saturday, July 13, 2019
Last Day Of Convention –
River Bluff Education Center
8:00 – 9:00 HAUL IN Show and Sale

Sellers will be provided a specific move in time and instructions via email. If you have questions please contact the RWCS office.

Gym

Entrance at Door 11 & 12 for seller’s only!

9:00 – 10:30 Registration Opens Entrance 8
Park in the lot between River Bluff and Red Wing High School. See Map.
9:00 – 1:00 Display Open – FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! Zumbro River (G 100)
9:00 – 10:30 Show and Sale Open to Registered Members ONLY Gym
9:00 – 1:00 Concessions

 Cafetorium
9:00 – 10:30 Commemorative Distribution  

Silent Auction Closes at 10:30
Silent Auctions: Special Commemorative, A,B,C Commemorative Sets, and much more!
Cannon River (D 100)
10:30 – 1:30 Show and Sale Open to the Public
Free Entrance
Gym
1:00- 2:00 Display Removal Zumbro River Pod
(G 100)
10:30 – 1:00 Commemorative Lottery
(while supplies last)
Cannon River Pod
(D 100)
1:30 – 3:00 Show and Sale Removal Gym
6:00 p.m. Social
6:30 p.m. Dinner
Banquet Celebration
Mount Frontenac Golf Course
32420 Ski Rd
Frontenac, MN 55026

All Convention event times are subject to change.
Please check Convention Supplement and onsite signage for most current event times and locations.
 
2019 Convention Sponsors!