Convention Schedule

 
Annual Convention
July 9-11, 2020
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 6, 2020
 

8:00 am tentative RWCS Foundation Board Meeting Pottery Museum of Red Wing
240 Harrison St.
Potters Hall
Tuesday, July 7, 2020
 
5:00 pm  tentative RWCS Board of Directors Meeting Pottery Museum of Red Wing

240 Harrison St.

Potters Hall

Wednesday, July 8, 2020
     
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 9, 2020
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.
TBA
     
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

TBA

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

TBA

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 10, 2020
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
     
10:00 – 3:00 KIDS VIEW (Lunch provided)

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

TBA

AND

Red Wing Art Reach

     
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 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 sellers 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
     
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)
     
3:15 – 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 11, 2020
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 sellers 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.