​​​​THURSDAY  ​ 9:00 am to 7:00 pm-CANCELLED

WEEKEND REGISTRANTS AND EXHIBITORS ONLY


FRIDAY   1:00 pm to 7:00 pm-CANCELLED     
 SATURDAY  -  9:00 am to 5:00 pm-CANCELLED
SUNDAY  -  11:00 am to 5:00 pm-CANCELLED


SHOW LOCATION


ALAN AND SHERRY HIRSCH WILL NOT HAVE THEIR PARTY THIS YEAR.


​​​JOIN US FOR ONE OF THE LARGEST GATHERINGS OF PEN & INK USERS ON THE EAST COAST 
THERE WILL BE OVER 60  TABLES FILLED WITH

VINTAGE & MODERN FOUNTAIN PENS, LIMITED EDITIONS, ROLLER BALL PENS,

BALLPOINT PENS, PENCILS, INK, PAPER & RELATED PRODUCTS. 

Our 17th year in the Triangle 

HILTON GARDEN INN-CRABTREE VALLEY MALL-SHOW CANCELLED!!

3912 ARROW DRIVE RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA, 27612


PEN SHOW RATE $126

Reserve within the Block at this address:

http://bit.ly/3cExxsU


INCLUDES FREE BREAKFAST FOR TWO

​FREE PARKING AT THE HILTON OR HAMPTON INN
****SHOW RATE CUT OFF DATE ****  
HOTEL PHONE NUMBER 1-919-703-2525 

THANKS TO OUR 2020 SHOW SPONSORS

CLICK PHOTO ICON FOR TRAVEL TO THEIR WEBSITES

  SORRY TO SAY, SHOW CANCELLED!

SHOW HOURS

2020 TRIANGLE PEN SHOW2020

 

​​​​WE ARE PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THAT THERE WILL BE A SPECIAL DISPLAY OF EXOTIC AND RARE VICTORIAN PENCILS​ AT THE SHOW.

 

LONGTIME COLLECTOR JOE NEMECEK WILL DISPLAY HIS EXTENSIVE​​ COLLECTION.​

THIS GROUPING REPRESENTS SOME 20 YEARS OF COLLECTING. DON'T MISS SEEING IT.


PUBLIC ADMISSION

$10 PER PERSON  OR  $15 PER COUPLE

AND INCLUDES RETURNING ON SATURDAY AND SUNDAY.


EARLY ADMISSION

$25 PER PERSON  OR  $35 PER COUPLE  IS AVAILABLE ON FRIDAY AT 8:00 AM.

THAT'S FIVE EXTRA SHOPPING HOURS WHILE THE EXHIBITORS ARE SETTING UP 

AND BEFORE THE GENERAL PUBLIC ARRIVES AT 1:00 PM

 THIS LEVEL OF ADMISSION ALSO ENTITLES YOU TO ENTER THE SHOW

WITH THE EXHIBITORS ON SATURDAY AT 8:00 AM AND SUNDAY AT 10:00 AM

WEEKEND REGISTRANT PACKAGE

 $50 per person and include significant other 

THAT ALLOWS YOU TO ENTER THE SHOW ON THURSDAY BETWEEN 9:00 AM AND 6:00 PM.

WE WILL HAVE 13 or MORE TABLES THAT DAY OFFERING VINTAGE AND MODERN PENS, PARTS, ETC.

WEEKEND REGISTRANTS HAVE FULL "RUN" OF THE SHOW ALL WEEKEND WITH NO ADDED COST TO INCLUDE: 

THURSDAY 6:00 PM PIZZA PARTY, EARLY ADMISSION FRIDAY 8:00 AM DURING SET UP AND AGAINEARLYSAT&SUN

& DESSERT PARTY SATURDAY NIGHT 7:15 PM BEFORE THE AUCTION AT 8:00 PM

​​

GENERAL INFORMATION

We welcome the members of the Triad Pen Club  to this years show. 
Information flyers will be available at the registration desk
 
You can email them attriadpenclub@gmail.com

or visit theirTRIAD PEN CLUB FACEBOOK PAGE


The PCAwill conduct a Pens for Kids scavenger hunt at the show.  

Attending children will visit various exhibitors to learn more about the hobby.

After each child completes the hunt they receive a free pen.

Visit the PCA table for complete details.


​​​WORKSHOPS AND SEMINARS-CANCELLED

FRIDAY

(1:30-2:15) TBD  Introduction to writing with vintage pens
Find out what a restored vintage pen can do for your writing, how it works and 
how to enjoy using it right alongside your modern pens. 

( 2:30-3:15) Joe Nemecek   Victorian pencils, a history and review

Joe is a recognized expert when it comes to understanding the beautiful and exotic
writing instruments of the Victorian era. This is a "hands on" session.

​(3:00-4:00) TBD  How to restore a vintage fountain pen

Ron has been restoring pens for over 20 years. He will walk you through the steps
needed to get that pen up and running.

​(2:30-5:30) Nik Pang  Copperplate Script Workshop

​***There is a $50 fee to take Nik's workshop but it includes all tools, nibs, holders, papers and handouts.

It's geared towards beginners but is also a good "brush up" for those with experience.

​Please bring a ruler and a pencil.


SATURDAY

( 10:45-12:45 )Deborah Basel  Italic Calligraphy for Advanced and Beginning Students 

There is a $25 fee ​for Deborah's workshop (plus a materials fee

( 1:00 )John Bedard  Fantasy Snorkels What is a snorkel and how does it work?



SUNDAY 
( 11:00-11:45)
Joe Nemecek Victorian Pencils- A History and Review

Joe is a recognized expert when it comes to understanding the beautiful and exotic
writing instruments of the Victorian era. This is a "hands on" session.

( 12:00-2:00 ) Deborah Basel   Journaling For Advanced and Beginning Students" 

There is a $25 fee for Deborah's workshop (plus a materials fee


( 2:30-3:15 ) Deborah Basel-

"Pens For Kids Program" Sponsored by the PCA

This is a program sponsored by the Pen Collectors of America (PCA)  
They will briefly discuss the history of writing implements. Children will get a chance to try grinding ink on an ink stone with Japanese stick ink. While the kids are taking turns grinding ink, testing the ink, and admiring the materials displayed, Deborah will write each child’s name in calligraphy. 


Brian and Lisa Anderson of Anderson Pens have donated fountain pens which will be provided to each

child.  This will be followed by some note writing and origami crafts.  

We will also have a door prize drawing – but you have to be there to win!​






2020 SHOW EXHIBITORS-SHOW CANCELLED


HOWARD LEVY- 

SCOTT FRANKLIN, FRANKLIN-CHRISTOPH PENCOMPANY, BASED IN WAKE FOREST, NC

RON ZORN-REPAIR SERVICES, GENERAL PEN SALES

BRAD DOWDY- www.nockco.com








​​JAMES DOLIVE-MODERN PEN SALES

MIKE & LINDA KENNEDY-PEN REPAIR www.indy-pen-dance.com 

INKZAP!

NIK PANG-CALLIGRAPHER







JOHN AND DEB BEDARD

MARTIN FERGUSON-REPAIR www.martinspens51.com

BERT OSER​ 

​                                                                                                         DAVID SILBER








GARY GARNER-GENERAL PEN SALES


​JOHN MALONEY

EMMANUEL CALTAGIRONE









PAT MOHAN

RYAN KRUSAC-HANDCRAFTED PENS

ALAN AND SHERRY HIRSCH

BARRY GROSS



GERRY BERG-PEN SALES & REPAIR

ALAN COHEN-MODERN PENS, PAPER & INK

CLIFF HARRINGTON

CHARLES HARVEY



LARRY RAGLAND- www.mydiplomatpen.com

JOHN URBANK

FAMILY LEGACY

​MARC BACAS- www.nibgrinder.com



JIM DAY-GENERAL PEN SALES

HIRSCH DAVIS-GENERAL PEN SALES

TOM BALEY- PELIKAN PEN SPECIALIST




CARL DANIEL-GENERAL PEN SALES




DEB KINNEY- INK, NIB ADJUSTMENT & GRINDING

GRADY BRITT


                                                                                                               



ANDY LAMBROU- www.classicpensinc.com

BRIAN MCQUEEN- VINTAGE PENS



​PEARCE JARVIS

​FRANK LIMPER-FEDERALIST PENS AND PAPER

​SHU-JEN LIN- TACCIA PEN COMPANY

​ROB BADER