625 Smith Ave
Glass Show Location
Nashville, TN 37203
Contact: Fostoria Glass Society of Tennessee

21st Annual Glass Show and Sale
July 18-19, 2020
The Fairgrounds Nashville
500 Wedgewood Ave. (GPS Address)
Nashville, TN 37203


Directions for Accessing the Glass Show At The Fairgrounds Nashville on July 18-19

Due to constructiuon, the fairgrounds entrance from Nolensville Pike has been closed.  To access the fairgrounds from Nolensville Pike off I-440, go past the old main entrance a short distance and turn left on Wingrove Street.  Go up and over a hill until Wingrove dead ends at Rains Ave.  Turn left on Rains Ave., go down the hill, cross Wedgewood Ave. at the stop sign, and continue into the fairgrounds.

You can also access the fairgrounds from the I-65 Wedgewood Avenue exit.  The exit is #81 and is located north of I-440 and south of I-40.  Go east on Wedgewood Avenue until you reach the fairgrounds.

At the fairgrounds, there will be signs directing you to the Exhibitor Building where the glass show will be held.  



The 21st Annual Elegant and Depression Glass Show and Sale will be held on July 18-19, in the Exhibitor Building at The Fairgrounds Nashville (formerly Tennessee State Fairgrounds).  Nationally known dealers from several states will have a wide variety of American-made glassware and pottery to show and sell.  The specific building where the show will be held is not known at this time because of construction at The Fairgrounds.  When the building location is known, information here and on social media will be updated to show the location.  Show hours will be the same as in prior years and are 10 am. to 5 pm. on Saturday and 11 am. to 3 pm. on Sunday.  Admission is $6 per person and is good for both days.

The attached photos show the variety of elegant, depression, EAPG, and other glassware that dealers bring to the show.  In addition, attendees will have the opportunity to hear a presentation on a glass topic at 1:00 pm on Saturday.  The specific topic has not been determined at this time, but it will be listed here once the topic is known.  There will also be a display of glass for attendees to view.  The display will consist of club members' collections which will include glassware from many different eras.

Although the show's focus is on glassware, dealers will also have pottery pieces by Shawnee, McCoy, Weller and other American potters. Foesta ware by Homer Laughlin China Company is always well represented at the show. 

The following dealers have committed to be at the 2019 show:
Sandi & Dennis Boone, Illinois;
Jerry Laitinen & Jerry Easterla, Iowa
Lorrie Kitchen & Mark Hunter, Ohio
Larry and Brooke Newton, Florida
Sharon & Pat Ervin, Illinois
Carolyn & Glen Robinson, South Carolina
Linda & David Adams, Nevada
Sandy Bridwell-Walker, Ohio
Ray & Paula Mahoney, Florida
Jodi & Mark Uthe, Iowa
Rosemary Trietsch, New York
Helen & Bob Jones, West Virginia
Trudy Norman, Texas
Steve & Carla Rausch, Oklahoma
Lenora & Jim Leasure, Pennsylvania
Shirley and Art Moore, Oklahoma
Greg Xiggoros, Florida
Jonathan Fields, Missouri
Linda Riendeau, Minnesota

The attached photos are from the 2018 show.  Dealers are expected to bring similar glassware and pottery to this year's show.

The show is hosted by the Fostoria Glass Society of Tennessee, a chapter of the Fostoria Glass Society of America.  Proceeds from the show are used to support the Fostoria Glass Museum in Moundsville, WV, and other museums and programs devoted to preserving the history and heritage of American-made glassware. 

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