© 2019 by 353rd Inf. Div.

Ladies and Gentlemen,

  We are human. Sometimes we mess up. We have listed all information currently available to us at the time of publication. Should you find an error, please contact us with the correct information and we will make every effort to correct the listing.

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January 5-6, Joliet Gun Show: Joliet Moose Lodge, Joliet, IL https://www.thecloegroupllc.com/gun-shows contact Ross Cloe 815-263-2810 thecloegroupllc@gmail.com

 

January 5-6, SAXET Gun Show, San Antonio Events Center, San Antonio, TX: http://saxetshows.com/ contact 361-289-2256

 

January 5-6, The Old North State Antique Gun and Military Collectors Show: Old North Carolina State Fairgrounds

 Raleigh, NC http://www.thecarolinatrader.com/ contact Richard@thecarolinatrader.com

 

January 11-13, Indy 1500 Gun, Knife & Military Show: Indiana State Fairgrounds, http://www.indy1500.com/ contact 405-340-1333, Fax 405-478-0700 (Week of Show 317-870-9296)

 

January 11-13, Peoria Gun Show: Exposition Garden, Peoria, IL https://www.thecloegroupllc.com/gun-shows contact Ross Cloe 815-263-2810 thecloegroupllc@gmail.com

 

January 11-13, The Calm Before the Storm - WWI Event: Caesar Krauss Great War Memorial Site, Newville, PA. (Tactical Immersion event) http://www.greatwarassociation.com/Schedule.html contact Joe Murray fusrgt90@gmail.com ($15.00 Fee)

 

January 12-13, McHenry County, IL Gun Show: McHenry County Fairgrounds, Woodstock, IL https://gunshowtrader.com/gun-shows/crystal-lake-gun-show/ contact Don Cichoski 815-385-1982 dandjguns1911@att.net

 

January 12-13, Belleville Knife & Gun Show: Belle-Clair Fairgrounds Belleville, IL,  https://bcfairgrounds.net/organizer/eca-hunting-and-trade-shows-2/ contact Bob Leckrone 618-495-2572 or Ron Miller millmanxx@gmail.com

 

January 13, Kane County Sportsman's Show: Kane County Fairgrounds, St. Charles, IL http://www.kanesportshow.com/ contact Mick Stout 815-217-2266 kcss@mickstout.com

 

January 18-20, Battle of the Bulge: (Tactical) Camp Clark, Nevada, MO, https://www.137thinfantry.us/registration contact Dave Hruska 913-682-8603 dahruska1944@gmail.com ($25 Fee)

 

January 19-20, The Great Eastern Gun Show/National Gun Day/JAG Military Show: Kentucky Expo Center, Louisville, KY http://www.nationalgunday.com/ contact Ron Dickson ron-dickson@nationalgunday.com 513-523-3574

 

January 19-20 American Heritage Living History Show: Kane County Fairgrounds, St. Charles, IL. https://www.facebook.com/AmericanHeritageLivingHistoryShow/ contact Jim & Rebecca Fairchild 630-879-1739 springvalleylodges@comcast.net

 

January 20, McHenry County, IL Gun Show: McHenry County Fairgrounds, Woodstock, IL https://gunshowtrader.com/gun-shows/crystal-lake-gun-show/ contact Don Cichoski 815-385-1982 dandjguns1911@att.net

 

January 26-27, Kankakee Gun and Sportsman's Show: Kankakee County Fairgrounds, Kankakee, IL https://www.thecloegroupllc.com/gun-shows contact Ross Cloe 815-263-2810 thecloegroupllc@gmail.com

 

January 26-27, Sauk Trail Gun Show: Bureau County Fairgrounds, Princeton, IL http://www.bureaucountyfair.com/Gun_Shows contact Cathy Smith 309-689-1934 csmith0730@live.com

 

January 26-27, Crown Point Gun Show: Lake County Fairgrounds, Crown Point, IN http://www.centralindianagunshows.com/, contact Daniel Hedger 765-855-3836 or Tami Hale 765-855-1712 acmegun@aol.com

 

January 26-27, TX Gun & Militaria Collectibles Show: Stafford Centre, Stafford TX, www.HGCA.org contact Mary Gains 713-981-6463 office@hgca.org

 

February 2, 353 Training Day, Burlington Illinois. See post on Facebook in the unit Group. 

 

February 1-2, Unternehmen Wintergewitter (Operation Winter Storm) Eastern Front Tactical Battle: (Tactical)  Peculiar MO, https://www.facebook.com/events/2085837238150979/ contact Joel Bockelman 816-258-3331 38thjagerjoel@gmail.com or 38jager1@gmail.com ($10 Fee)

 

February 2-3, Will County Gun Show: Will County Fairgrounds, Peotone, IL https://www.thecloegroupllc.com/gun-shows contact Ross Cloe 815-263-2810 thecloegroupllc@gmail.com

 

February 2-3, St. Charles, MO, Gun & Knife Show: St. Charles Convention Center, https://macshows.com/, https://gunshowtrader.com/gun-shows/saint-charles-gun-show/ contact Dennis Pearson 660-956-6004 macshows@yahoo.com

 

February 2-3, SAXET Gun Show, San Antonio Events Center, San Antonio, TX: http://saxetshows.com/ contact 361-289-2256

 

February 3-5, Wiking Winter Invitational: (Tactical) https://www.facebook.com/groups/570562592968478/?ref=nf_target&fref=nf Interested units must contact Alan Miltich 517-796-9193 (9-9 EST) wikingpionier@comcast.net Registration www.WikingWinter2017.eventbrite.com

 

February 2-3, Michigan Antique Arms Show: Novi, MI http://michiganantiquearms.com/ contact Greg Zemsta 248-556-6590 mauserman98@hotmail.com or MAAC@michiganantiquearms.com

 

February 8-10, Milwaukee County Gun Show: Milwaukee County Sports Complex - Franklin, WI http://www.bobandrocco.com/ contact Ron Martin 715-381-7991 bobandroccogunshows@gmail.com

 

February 8-10, Winterline Campaign, Italy: (Winter, 1944-45) Caesar Krauss Great War Memorial Site, Newville, PA. http://www.greatwarassociation.com/Schedule.html contact Joe Murray fusrgt90@gmail.com ($ Fee?)

 

February 10, Kane County Sportsman's Show: Kane County Fairgrounds, St. Charles, IL http://www.kanesportshow.com/ contact Mick Stout 815-217-2266 kcss@mickstout.com

 

February 15-17, Missouri Arms Collectors Association: Fraternal Order of the Eagles, Arnold, MO, http://www.missouriarmscollectorsassociation.com/ contact 314-651-6025

 

February 17, Midwest Militaria Show: Harry E. Anderson VFW Post 9545, 323 Old Hickory Road, New Lenox, IL, 60451 contact Paul Trencan ggtrencan@gmail.com 815-641-6411 or 708-598-4156

 

February 17, McHenry County, IL Gun Show: McHenry County Fairgrounds, Woodstock, IL https://gunshowtrader.com/gun-shows/crystal-lake-gun-show/ contact Don Cichoski 815-385-1982 dandjguns1911@att.net

 

February 17, 3rd Sunday Flea Market: Interstate Center, 2301 Market Street, Bloomington, IL, http://www.thirdsundaymarket.com/, https://www.facebook.com/3rdSundayMarket/ contact Mike Raycraft (217) 202-2847 thirdsundaymkt@aol.com

 

February 22-24, Waukesha Gun Show: Waukesha County Expo Center, Waukesha, WI http://www.bobandrocco.com/ contact Ron Martin 715-381-7991 bobandroccogunshows@gmail.com

 

February 23-24, Kendall County Gun Show: Kendall County Fairgrounds, Yorkville, IL https://www.thecloegroupllc.com/gun-shows contact Ross Cloe 815-263-2810 thecloegroupllc@gmail.com

 

February 23-24, National Gun Day Show: Kentucky Expo Center, Louisville, KY http://www.nationalgunday.com/ contact Ron Dickson ron-dickson@nationalgunday.com 513-523-3574

 

February 22-24, Show of Shows (Louisville, KY): Kentucky Fair & Expo Center http://www.sosovms.com/, contact Ohio Valley Military Society, Inc. 513-245-9540 ovms@fuse.net

 

March 2-3, Kane County Flea Market: (Kane County Fairgrounds, St. Charles, IL) http://www.kanecountyfleamarket.com/ contact 630-377-2252 KaneCountyFleaMarket@gmail.com

 

March 2-3, SAXET Gun Show, San Antonio Events Center, San Antonio, TX: http://saxetshows.com/ contact 361-289-2256

March 9, Private Tactical Event, Indiana. Details on Facebook group. 

 

March 9-10, Decatur Gun Show: Decatur Hotel & Conference Center, Decatur, IL https://www.thecloegroupllc.com/gun-shows contact Ross Cloe 815-263-2810 thecloegroupllc@gmail.com

 

March 10, Kane County Sportsman's Show: Kane County Fairgrounds, St. Charles, IL http://www.kanesportshow.com/ contact Mick Stout 815-217-2266 kcss@mickstout.com

 

March 10, Glendale Heights, IL Militaria Show: http://www.militarypromotions.info/ Jeff Stone 708-558-0587 chgomilitaryshow@aol.com

 

March 15-17, Indy 1500 Gun, Knife & Military Show: Indiana State Fairgrounds, http://www.indy1500.com/ contact 405-340-1333, Fax 405-478-0700 (Week of Show 317-870-9296)

 

March 15-17, Racine Gun Show: Fountain Banquet Hall, Sturtevant, WI http://marvkrauspromotions.net/ contact Marv Kraus Promotions 563-608-4401 or 563-608-2045 kraus.andrew.ak@gmail.com

 

March 16-17, Kankakee Gun Show: Kankakee County Fairgrounds, Kankakee, IL https://www.thecloegroupllc.com/gun-shows contact Ross Cloe 815-263-2810 thecloegroupllc@gmail.com

 

March 16-17, St. Charles, MO, Gun & Knife Show: St. Charles Convention Center, https://macshows.com/, https://gunshowtrader.com/gun-shows/saint-charles-gun-show/ contact Dennis Pearson 660-956-6004 macshows@yahoo.com

 

March 17, McHenry County, IL Gun Show: McHenry County Fairgrounds, Woodstock, IL https://gunshowtrader.com/gun-shows/crystal-lake-gun-show/ contact Don Cichoski 815-385-1982 dandjguns1911@att.net

 

March 22-24, Weldonkrieg 2019 WWII ETO Reenactment, Defiance, MO (Private Tactical Battle): https://www.facebook.com/events/291355811697009/ Registration: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfenmEbsDZC1nfaZYrCR29q1_Y6uR3yG-QFaOXWKwDFKrhn7w/viewform Contact Tim Scherrer soldierboy440@yahoo.com ($25.00 Fee)

 

March 23, Re-enactor Garage Sale & Militaria Show: 9:00-2:00, Batavia VFW Post 1197, 645 South River Street (Rte 25), Batavia, IL, 60510 contact Ted O'Sulivan 312-505-4616, tlosullivan1@sbcglobal.net

 

March 23, Friends of Jefferson Barracks Swap Meet: St. Louis, MO, Jefferson Barracks, The Pavilion at Lemay recreation center, http://turnerbrigade.org/schedule/ contact Mike Pierce stlreb@att.net

 

March 23-24, Crown Point Gun Show: Lake County Fairgrounds, Crown Point, IN http://www.centralindianagunshows.com/, contact Daniel Hedger 765-855-3836 or Tami Hale 765-855-1712 acmegun@aol.com

 

March 24, Wolverine Military Collectibles Show, Livonia, MI: http://www.michmilitaryhistory.com/Show_2.htm Contact contact Reefe Renforth 248-543-3087 or Karl Kithier 586-549-3150 zaneb116@yahoo.com or svm1944@comcast.net

 

March 29-31, Bridgeton, MO, Gun & Knife Show: Machinist's Hall, https://macshows.com/, https://gunshowtrader.com/gun-shows/bridgeton-gun-knife-show/ contact Dennis Pearson 660-956-6004 macshows@yahoo.com

 

March 30-31, "The Great War": WWI Event, Indiana Military Museum, Vincennes, IN, http://indymilitary.com/events/, https://www.facebook.com/MilitaryMuseum/ https://www.facebook.com/groups/1532110717061006/ contact Jon Andrews sianoil@hotmail.com or the museum at 812-882-1941

 

March 30-31, Sauk Trail Gun Show: Bureau County Fairgrounds, Princeton, IL http://www.bureaucountyfair.com/Gun_Shows contact Cathy Smith 309-689-1934 csmith0730@live.com

 

April 6-7, Kane County Flea Market: (Kane County Fairgrounds, St. Charles, IL) http://www.kanecountyfleamarket.com/ contact 630-377-2252 KaneCountyFleaMarket@gmail.com

 

April 6-7, SAXET Gun Show, San Antonio Events Center, San Antonio, TX: http://saxetshows.com/ contact 361-289-2256

 

April 7, McHenry County, IL Gun Show: McHenry County Fairgrounds, Woodstock, IL https://gunshowtrader.com/gun-shows/crystal-lake-gun-show/ contact Don Cichoski 815-385-1982 dandjguns1911@att.net

 

April 6-8, The Great War - WWI Event, Rockford/Midway Village, IL ("Maximum Effort”) 353rd Co-Sponsored: http://dmitchell1223.wixsite.com/rockford-ww1, https://www.facebook.com/groups/618282191528717/ contact Hellar Armbruster armbruster@springnet1.com or Dave Fornell 630-347-7470 wwiidave@comcast.net

 

April 12-13, Knob Creek Machine Gun Shoot, Westpoint, KY: http://www.knobcreekrange.com/events/featured-events/machine-gun-shoot contact 502-922-4457 KnobCreekRange@AOL.com

 

April 12-14, Spring Tactical - WWI Event: Caesar Krauss Great War Memorial Site, Newville, PA. (Living History and Tactical Event) http://www.greatwarassociation.com/Schedule.html contact Joe Murray fusrgt90@gmail.com ($ Fee?)

 

April 13-14, Camp Mabry American Heroes Muster Day, Austin, TX: http://texasmilitaryforcesmuseum.org/ contact Jeff Hunt 512-782-5659 jeff.hunt@us.army.mil, Registration http://texasmilitaryforcesmuseum.org/muster-day-registration/ 

 

April 14, Kane County Sportsman's Show: Kane County Fairgrounds, St. Charles, IL http://www.kanesportshow.com/ contact Mick Stout 815-217-2266 kcss@mickstout.com

 

April 26-28, Jefferson Barracks, MO: (Major Effort) http://2ndrangers.org/wwii_weekend.php, https://www.facebook.com/events/2047820755453633/ registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/wwii-weekend-jefferson-barracks-2019-tickets-54568590122 contact: Dan Dexter 314-503-2885 d.dex@sbcglobal.net or Kevin Owens, 314-960-1611 k.owens@2ndrangers.org

 

April 26-28, Rails To Victory, Fox River Trolley Museum, South Elgin, IL: http://www.railstovictory.com/, https://www.facebook.com/groups/105331452941804/ contact Rebecca Tulloch film_spirit@prariestarproductions.com

 

April 26-28, Chicago Japanese Samuria Sword Show, Schaumburg, IL: Hyatt Regency Woodfield, www.chicagoswordshow.com contact 419-283-0941 chicagoswordshow@gmail.com

 

April 26-28, Waukesha Gun Show: Waukesha County Expo Center, Waukesha, WI http://www.bobandrocco.com/ contact Ron Martin 715-381-7991 bobandroccogunshows@gmail.com

 

April 27, Alamo City Militaria Expo, Schertz, TX (San Antonio): http://www.acmemilexpo.com/index.html contact 210-843-6012 or 512-731-7093 alamocitymilitariaexpo@gmail.com

 

April 27, Collector Arms Dealers Association Show: (CADA) DuPage Co. Fairgrounds, Wheaton, IL, https://www.cadagunshow.com/ contact Tim Zurko 715-526-9769 timzurko@zurkopromotions.com

Two-For-One - Above CADA Show and below Civil War Show - Both shows for $9.00

April 27, Chicagoland’s National Civil War Show: DuPage Co. Fairgrounds, Wheaton, IL, http://www.chicagocivilwarshow.com/ contact Robert Zurko 715-526-9769 renezurko@zurkopromotions.com

 

April 27-28, Kankakee Gun Show: Kankakee County Fairgrounds, Kankakee, IL https://www.thecloegroupllc.com/gun-shows contact Ross Cloe 815-263-2810 thecloegroupllc@gmail.com

 

April 27-28, Michigan Antique Arms Show: Novi, MI http://michiganantiquearms.com/ contact Greg Zemsta 248-556-6590 mauserman98@hotmail.com or MAAC@michiganantiquearms.com

 

May 3-5, "Delay the Inevitable" Spring/1945 tactical (Fort Custer, MI): https://www.facebook.com/groups/570562592968478/?ref=nf_target&fref=nf contact Alan Miltich 517-796-9193 (9-9 EST) wikingpionier@comcast.net Regestration: www.delay2017.eventbrite.com/ ($20 Fee by Eventbrite pre-registration, $25 Cash by mail or at the gate)

 

May 4-5, Kane County Flea Market: (Kane County Fairgrounds, St. Charles, IL) http://www.kanecountyfleamarket.com/ contact 630-377-2252 KaneCountyFleaMarket@gmail.com

 

May 4-5, Crown Point Gun Show: Lake County Fairgrounds, Crown Point, IN http://www.centralindianagunshows.com/, contact Daniel Hedger 765-855-3836 or Tami Hale 765-855-1712 acmegun@aol.com

 

May 4-5, SAXET Gun Show, San Antonio Events Center, San Antonio, TX: http://saxetshows.com/ contact 361-289-2256

May 4-5, Kennekuk WWII Days, Kennekuk County Park, Danville, IL: ("Maximum Effort”) 353rd Co-Sponsored: https://www.facebook.com/groups/145321562623590/ contact Tom Guillou 217-622-5154 or Rob Lienweder wwiiKennekuk@yahoo.com registration https://www.eventbrite.com/e/wwii-remembrance-days-tickets-54707240830?fbclid=IwAR3ZlUf-lOcNUQKi3iVzjoYHV5K09AD4mbSVq4z7lmydGbPQ9KlU6gP9CH8

 

May 12, Kane County Sportsman's Show: Kane County Fairgrounds, St. Charles, IL http://www.kanesportshow.com/ contact Mick Stout 815-217-2266 kcss@mickstout.com

 

May 18, WWII Living History Event: Ozaukee County Pioneer Village, Saukville, WI  https://www.ochs.co.ozaukee.wi.us/, https://www.facebook.com/OCHS1960/ contact Matt & Becky Miller 262-377-4510 mbazmiller@gmail.com

 

May 18-19, Civil War Days: Naper Settlement, Naperville, IL, Civil War  http://www.napersettlement.org/civilwardays contact 630-420-6010

 

May 18-19, Armed Forces Day WWII Weekend: Rice County Steam & Gas Engines, Inc, Dundas, MN, http://ricecountywwii.yolasite.com/ contact RiceCountyWWII@Gmail.com

 

May 19, McHenry County, IL Gun Show: McHenry County Fairgrounds, Woodstock, IL https://gunshowtrader.com/gun-shows/crystal-lake-gun-show/ contact Don Cichoski 815-385-1982 dandjguns1911@att.net

 

May 19, Midwest Militaria Show: Harry E. Anderson VFW Post 9545, 323 Old Hickory Road, New Lenox, IL, 60451 contact Paul Trencan ggtrencan@gmail.com 815-641-6411 or 708-598-4156

 

May 19, 3rd Sunday Flea Market: Interstate Center, 2301 Market Street, Bloomington, IL, http://www.thirdsundaymarket.com/, https://www.facebook.com/3rdSundayMarket/ contact Mike Raycraft (217) 202-2847 thirdsundaymkt@aol.com

 

May 19, Elkhorn Antique Flea Market: Elkhorn Fairgrounds, Elkhorn WI, https://www.nlpromotionsllc.com/, contact N.L. Promotions LLC, 414-525-0820 nlpromotionsllc@gmail.com

 

May 31-June 1, Badger Military Collectibles Show: Waukesha County Expo Center, Waukesha, WI http://www.bobandrocco.com/ contact Ron Martin 715-381-7991 bobandroccogunshows@gmail.com

 

May 31-June 2, Bridgeton, MO, Gun & Knife Show: Machinist's Hall, https://macshows.com/, https://gunshowtrader.com/gun-shows/bridgeton-gun-knife-show/ contact Dennis Pearson 660-956-6004 macshows@yahoo.com

 

May 31-June 2, Indy 1500 Gun, Knife & Military Show: Indiana State Fairgrounds, http://www.indy1500.com/ contact 405-340-1333, Fax 405-478-0700 (Week of Show 317-870-9296)

 

May 31-June 2, Bridgeton, MO, Gun & Knife Show: Machinist's Hall, https://gunshowtrader.com/gun-shows/bridgeton-gun-knife-show/ contact Pete Cutelli 314-846-0751 pete@stlweaponcollectors.com

 

June 1-2, Kane County Flea Market: (Kane County Fairgrounds, St. Charles, IL) http://www.kanecountyfleamarket.com/ contact 630-377-2252 KaneCountyFleaMarket@gmail.com

 

June 1-2, SAXET Gun Show, San Antonio Events Center, San Antonio, TX: http://saxetshows.com/ contact 361-289-2256

 

June 1-2, WWII Comes Alive, Peoria, IL: (Sommer Park, Edwards, IL) (Major Effort)  http://www.centralilww2.com/comingevents contact Scott Thompson 309-635-2147 feldkoch@hughes.net

 

June 1-2, The Old North State Antique Gun and Military Collectors Show: Old North Carolina State Fairgrounds

 Raleigh, NC http://www.thecarolinatrader.com/ contact Richard@thecarolinatrader.com

 

June 8-9, Neoga Tactical, Details on Facebook group

June 8-9, Crown Point Gun Show: Lake County Fairgrounds, Crown Point, IN http://www.centralindianagunshows.com/, contact Daniel Hedger 765-855-3836 or Tami Hale 765-855-1712 acmegun@aol.com

 

June 8-9, The Great Eastern Gun Show/National Gun Day/JAG Military Show: Kentucky Expo Center, Louisville, KY http://www.nationalgunday.com/ contact Ron Dickson ron-dickson@nationalgunday.com 513-523-3574

 

June 8-9, Elgin Civil War Experience: Civil War Elgin, IL https://www.cityofelgin.org/2238/Elgin-Civil-War-Experience contact 815-236-9342 mtndew8198@gmail.com, or John Braese 847-774-3788

 

June 9, Glendale Heights, IL Militaria Show: http://www.militarypromotions.info/ Jeff Stone 708-558-0587 chgomilitaryshow@aol.com

 

June 14-15, OVMS Wilmington Militaria Show : Roberts Centre, Wilmington, OH, http://www.sosovms.com/wilmington contact Ohio Valley Military Society, Inc. 513-245-9540 ovms@fuse.net

 

June 16, 3rd Sunday Flea Market: Interstate Center, 2301 Market Street, Bloomington, IL, http://www.thirdsundaymarket.com/, https://www.facebook.com/3rdSundayMarket/ contact Mike Raycraft (217) 202-2847 thirdsundaymkt@aol.com

 

June 21-23, Winnebago Co. / Pecatonica, IL, (Rockford) Gun & Knife Show: Winnebago County Fairgrounds, https://tradeshowz.com/pecatonica-gun-show Contact: Marv Krauss 563-608-4401 mt3ak@windstream.net

 

June 21-23, WWII Reenacted, Elks Page Park, Dixon, IL: http://wwii-recreated-dixon.weebly.com/ contact Jonathan Stevens 630-221-1171 jonathan.e.stevens@wheaton.edu

 

June 30, Elkhorn Antique Flea Market: Elkhorn Fairgrounds, Elkhorn WI, https://www.nlpromotionsllc.com/, contact N.L. Promotions LLC, 414-525-0820 nlpromotionsllc@gmail.com

 

July 4, 4th of July Parades: (Major Effort) contact Dave Fornell 847-347-7470, dfornell@rcgpubs.com or wwiidave@comcast.net or Ted O’Sullivan 312-505-4616 tlosullivan1@sbcglobal.net (Yet to be finalized)

 

July 6-7, Kane County Flea Market: (Kane County Fairgrounds, St. Charles, IL) http://www.kanecountyfleamarket.com/ contact 630-377-2252 KaneCountyFleaMarket@gmail.com

 

July 6-7, St. Charles, MO, Gun & Knife Show: St. Charles Convention Center, https://macshows.com/, https://gunshowtrader.com/gun-shows/saint-charles-gun-show/ contact Dennis Pearson 660-956-6004 macshows@yahoo.com

 

July 13-14, Civil War Days: Lakewood Forest Preserve, Wauconda, IL, Civil War http://www.lcfpd.org/museum/events/cwd/ contact 847-367-6640

 

July 13-14, Crown Point Gun Show: Lake County Fairgrounds, Crown Point, IN http://www.centralindianagunshows.com/, contact Daniel Hedger 765-855-3836 or Tami Hale 765-855-1712 acmegun@aol.com

 

July 21, 3rd Sunday Flea Market: Interstate Center, 2301 Market Street, Bloomington, IL, http://www.thirdsundaymarket.com/, https://www.facebook.com/3rdSundayMarket/ contact Mike Raycraft (217) 202-2847 thirdsundaymkt@aol.com

 

July 27-28, Military Through The Ages: Cantigny Park, Winfield IL, (Timeline Event) https://cantigny.org/event/military-through-the-ages/ contact 630-668-5161 info@cantigny.org

 

August 3-4, Thunder Over Michigan Airshow: http://www.yankeeairmuseum.org/airshow/ https://www.facebook.com/groups/ThunderOverMichiganBattles/ contact Kyle Scheel 586-216-0680 kyleutica72@aol.com

 

August 3-4, Kane County Flea Market: Kane County Fairgrounds, St. Charles, IL, http://www.kanecountyfleamarket.com/ contact 630-377-2252 KaneCountyFleaMarket@gmail.com

 

August 3-4, SAXET Gun Show, San Antonio Events Center, San Antonio, TX: http://saxetshows.com/ contact 361-289-2256

 

August 4, Glendale Heights Militaria Show: http://www.militarypromotions.info/ Jeff Stone 708-558-0587 chgomilitaryshow@aol.com

 

August 8-11, Sycamore Steam Show-WWII Military display: Taylor Marshall Farm, 27707 Lukens Rd, Sycamore, Illinois 60178 http://www.threshingbee.org/, contact Diane Erd n.i.s.p.c.advertising@gmail.com

 

August 11, Elkhorn Antique Flea Market: Elkhorn Fairgrounds, Elkhorn WI, https://www.nlpromotionsllc.com/, contact N.L. Promotions LLC, 414-525-0820 nlpromotionsllc@gmail.com

 

August 15-17, D-Day Conneaut: Conneaut, OH, http://www.ddayohio.us/ contact Brittany Gnizak brittanyg@ddayohio.us

 

August 17, Zurko’s All-Night Flea Market: DuPage County Fairgrounds, Wheaton, IL, https://www.zurkopromotions.com/legendary-night-flea-market-wheaton-illinois/ contact:  Zurko Promotions 715-526-9769 office@zurkopromotions.com

 

August 18, Midwest Militaria Show: Harry E. Anderson VFW Post 9545, 323 Old Hickory Road, New Lenox, IL, 60451 contact Paul Trencan ggtrencan@gmail.com 815-641-6411 or 708-598-4156

 

August 18, 3rd Sunday Flea Market: Interstate Center, 2301 Market Street, Bloomington, IL, http://www.thirdsundaymarket.com/, https://www.facebook.com/3rdSundayMarket/ contact Mike Raycraft (217) 202-2847 thirdsundaymkt@aol.com

 

August 23-25, Indy 1500 Gun, Knife & Military Show: Indiana State Fairgrounds, http://www.indy1500.com/ contact 405-340-1333, Fax 405-478-0700 (Week of Show 317-870-9296)

 

August 31-September 1, Kane County Flea Market: (Kane County Fairgrounds, St. Charles, IL) http://www.kanecountyfleamarket.com/ contact 630-377-2252 KaneCountyFleaMarket@gmail.com

 

August 31-September 1, Salute To The Veterans of WWII: Indiana Military Museum, Vincennes, IN, http://indymilitary.com/events/, https://www.facebook.com/MilitaryMuseum/ contact Jon Andrews sianoil@hotmail.com, Jan & Bill Sheets jsheets1812@gmail.com or the museum at 812-882-1941 (Yet to be finalized)

 

September 7-8, Lockport, IL WWII Days: (Major Effort) Dellwood Park, Lockport, IL, http://www.lockportwwii.com/ contact Dave Herman 815-838-1183 ext. 204 dherman@lockportpark.org

 

September 7-8, SAXET Gun Show, San Antonio Events Center, San Antonio, TX: http://saxetshows.com/ contact 361-289-2256

 

September 14-15, Crown Point Gun Show: Lake County Fairgrounds, Crown Point, IN http://www.centralindianagunshows.com/, contact Daniel Hedger 765-855-3836 or Tami Hale 765-855-1712 acmegun@aol.com

 

September 14-15, The Old North State Antique Gun and Military Collectors Show: Old North Carolina State Fairgrounds Raleigh, NC http://www.thecarolinatrader.com/ contact Richard@thecarolinatrader.com

 

September 15, McHenry County, IL Gun Show: McHenry County Fairgrounds, Woodstock, IL https://gunshowtrader.com/gun-shows/crystal-lake-gun-show/ contact Don Cichoski 815-385-1982 dandjguns1911@att.net

 

September 15, 3rd Sunday Flea Market: Interstate Center, 2301 Market Street, Bloomington, IL, http://www.thirdsundaymarket.com/, https://www.facebook.com/3rdSundayMarket/ contact Mike Raycraft (217) 202-2847 thirdsundaymkt@aol.com

 

September 18-22, OVMS MAX Militaria Show : Monroeville Convention Center, Monroeville, PA, http://www.sosovms.com/ contact Ohio Valley Military Society, Inc. 513-245-9540 ovms@fuse.net

 

September 20-22, Rockford/Midway Village, IL ("Super Maximum Effort”) 353rd Co-Sponsored:

http://skoelling.homestead.com/, http://groups.yahoo.com/group/WWII-RockfordTownBattles/

 

September 21-22, Bridgeton, MO, Gun & Knife Show: Machinist's Hall, https://macshows.com/, https://gunshowtrader.com/gun-shows/bridgeton-gun-knife-show/ contact Dennis Pearson 660-956-6004 macshows@yahoo.com

 

September 21-22, TX Gun & Militaria Collectibles Show: Stafford Centre, Stafford TX, www.HGCA.org contact Mary Gains 713-981-6463 office@hgca.org

 

September 28, Collector Arms Dealers Association Show (CADA): DuPage Co. Fairgrounds, Wheaton, IL, https://www.cadagunshow.com/ contact Tim Zurko 715-526-9769 timzurko@zurkopromotions.com

 Two-For-One - Above CADA Show and below Civil War Show - Both shows for $9.00

September 28, Chicagoland’s National Civil War Show: DuPage Co. Fairgrounds, Wheaton, IL, http://www.chicagocivilwarshow.com/ contact Robert Zurko 715-526-9769 renezurko@zurkopromotions.com

 

September 28-29, Michigan Antique Arms Show: Novi, MI http://michiganantiquearms.com/ contact Greg Zemsta 248-556-6590 mauserman98@hotmail.com or MAAC@michiganantiquearms.com

 

September 29, Elkhorn Antique Flea Market: Elkhorn Fairgrounds, Elkhorn WI, https://www.nlpromotionsllc.com/, contact N.L. Promotions LLC, 414-525-0820 nlpromotionsllc@gmail.com

 

October 5-6, Kane County Flea Market: (Kane County Fairgrounds, St. Charles, IL) http://www.kanecountyfleamarket.com/ contact 630-377-2252 KaneCountyFleaMarket@gmail.com

 

October 5-6, SAXET Gun Show, San Antonio Events Center, San Antonio, TX: http://saxetshows.com/ contact 361-289-2256

 

October 11-12, Knob Creek Machine Gun Shoot, Westpoint, KY: http://www.knobcreekrange.com/events/featured-events/machine-gun-shoot contact 502-922-4457 KnobCreekRange@AOL.com

 

October 12-13, Shadows of The Blue and Gray: City County Park, Princeton, IL, Civil War https://www.shadowsbluegray.com/event-information contact 815-878-1861, registration https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf203jCj9jlQ5kYKrG9NU7UybHx6U4JhckHJ8_EpzAm91M_HQ/viewform

 

October 13, Kane County Sportsman's Show: Kane County Fairgrounds, St. Charles, IL http://www.kanesportshow.com/ contact Mick Stout 815-217-2266 kcss@mickstout.com

 

October 13, Glendale Heights, IL Militaria Show: http://www.militarypromotions.info/ Jeff Stone 708-558-0587 chgomilitaryshow@aol.com

 

October 18-20, Missouri Arms Collectors Association: Fraternal Order of the Eagles, Arnold, MO, http://www.missouriarmscollectorsassociation.com/ contact 314-651-6025

 

October 19, Late Night Haunted Flea Market: DuPage County Fairgrounds, Wheaton, IL, https://www.zurkopromotions.com/tag/wheaton-illinois-haunted-halloween-flea-market/ contact:  Zurko Promotions 715-526-9769 office@zurkopromotions.com

 

October 20, McHenry County, IL Gun Show: McHenry County Fairgrounds, Woodstock, IL https://gunshowtrader.com/gun-shows/crystal-lake-gun-show/ contact Don Cichoski 815-385-1982 dandjguns1911@att.net

 

October 20, 3rd Sunday Flea Market: Interstate Center, 2301 Market Street, Bloomington, IL, http://www.thirdsundaymarket.com/, https://www.facebook.com/3rdSundayMarket/ contact Mike Raycraft (217) 202-2847 thirdsundaymkt@aol.com

 

October 20-22, "Westwall" Reto tactical (Fort Custer, MI): https://www.facebook.com/groups/570562592968478/?ref=nf_target&fref=nf contact Alan Miltich 517-796-9193 wikingpionier@comcast.net ($20 Fee by Eventbrite pre-registration, $25 Cash by mail or at the gate)

 

October 26, Alamo City Militaria Expo (ACME): Knights of Columbus Hall, San Antonio, TX, http://www.acmemilexpo.com/ contact 210-843-6012, 512-731-7093 alamocitymilitariaexpo@gmail.com

 

October 26-27, Kankakee Gun Show: Kankakee County Fairgrounds, Kankakee, IL https://www.thecloegroupllc.com/gun-shows contact Ross Cloe 815-263-2810 thecloegroupllc@gmail.com

 

October 26-27, Sauk Trail Gun Show: Bureau County Fairgrounds, Princeton, IL http://www.bureaucountyfair.com/Gun_Shows contact Cathy Smith 309-689-1934 csmith0730@live.com

 

October 26-27, National Gun Day Show: Kentucky Expo Center, Louisville, KY http://www.nationalgunday.com/ contact Ron Dickson ron-dickson@nationalgunday.com 513-523-3574

 

October 27, Midwest Militaria Show: Harry E. Anderson VFW Post 9545, 323 Old Hickory Road, New Lenox, IL, 60451 contact Paul Trencan ggtrencan@gmail.com 815-641-6411 or 708-598-4156

 

November 2-3, Kane County Flea Market: (Kane County Fairgrounds, St. Charles, IL) http://www.kanecountyfleamarket.com/ contact 630-377-2252 KaneCountyFleaMarket@gmail.com

 

November 2-3, Kendall County Gun Show: Kendall County Fairgrounds, Yorkville, IL https://www.thecloegroupllc.com/gun-shows contact Ross Cloe 815-263-2810 thecloegroupllc@gmail.com

 

November 2-3, SAXET Gun Show, San Antonio Events Center, San Antonio, TX: http://saxetshows.com/ contact 361-289-2256

 

November 8-10, WWI at Springfield, Illinois State Military Museum, 1301 N MacArthur Blvd, Springfield, IL 62702

 

November 8-9, Fall Tactical - WWI Event: Caesar Krauss Great War Memorial Site, Newville, PA. (Living History and Tactical Event) http://www.greatwarassociation.com/Schedule.html contact Joe Murray fusrgt90@gmail.com ($ Fee?)

 

November 8-10, Indy 1500 Gun, Knife & Military Show: Indiana State Fairgrounds, http://www.indy1500.com/ contact 405-340-1333, Fax 405-478-0700 (Week of Show 317-870-9296)

 

November 10, Kane County Sportsman's Show: Kane County Fairgrounds, St. Charles, IL http://www.kanesportshow.com/ contact Mick Stout 815-217-2266 kcss@mickstout.com

 

November 15-16, OVMS Wilmington Militaria Show : Roberts Centre, Wilmington, OH, http://www.sosovms.com/wilmington contact Ohio Valley Military Society, Inc. 513-245-9540 ovms@fuse.net

 

November 16-17, Peoria Gun Show: Exposition Garden, Peoria, IL https://www.thecloegroupllc.com/gun-shows contact Ross Cloe 815-263-2810 thecloegroupllc@gmail.com

 

November 17, McHenry County, IL Gun Show: McHenry County Fairgrounds, Woodstock, IL https://gunshowtrader.com/gun-shows/crystal-lake-gun-show/ contact Don Cichoski 815-385-1982 dandjguns1911@att.net

 

November 17, Midwest Militaria Show: Harry E. Anderson VFW Post 9545, 323 Old Hickory Road, New Lenox, IL, 60451 contact Paul Trencan ggtrencan@gmail.com 815-641-6411 or 708-598-4156

 

November 17, 3rd Sunday Flea Market: Interstate Center, 2301 Market Street, Bloomington, IL, http://www.thirdsundaymarket.com/, https://www.facebook.com/3rdSundayMarket/ contact Mike Raycraft (217) 202-2847 thirdsundaymkt@aol.com

 

November 23-24, Crown Point Gun Show: Lake County Fairgrounds, Crown Point, IN http://www.centralindianagunshows.com/, contact Daniel Hedger 765-855-3836 or Tami Hale 765-855-1712 acmegun@aol.com

 

November 23-24, Sauk Trail Gun Show: Bureau County Fairgrounds, Princeton, IL http://www.bureaucountyfair.com/Gun_Shows contact Cathy Smith 309-689-1934 csmith0730@live.com

 

November 30-December 1, Kane County Flea Market: (Kane County Fairgrounds, St. Charles, IL) http://www.kanecountyfleamarket.com/ contact 630-377-2252 KaneCountyFleaMarket@gmail.com

 

November 30-December 1, Michigan Antique Arms Show: Novi, MI http://michiganantiquearms.com/ contact Greg Zemsta 248-556-6590 mauserman98@hotmail.com or MAAC@michiganantiquearms.com

 

November 30-December 1, St. Charles, MO, Gun & Knife Show: St. Charles Convention Center, https://macshows.com/, https://gunshowtrader.com/gun-shows/saint-charles-gun-show/ contact Dennis Pearson 660-956-6004 macshows@yahoo.com

 

December 1, Glendale Heights, IL Militaria Show: http://www.militarypromotions.info/ Jeff Stone 708-558-0587 chgomilitaryshow@aol.com

 

December 7-8, Will County Gun Show: Will County Fairgrounds, Peotone, IL https://www.thecloegroupllc.com/gun-shows contact Ross Cloe 815-263-2810 thecloegroupllc@gmail.com

 

December 7-8, SAXET Gun Show, San Antonio Events Center, San Antonio, TX: http://saxetshows.com/ contact 361-289-2256

 

December 8, Kane County Sportsman's Show: Kane County Fairgrounds, St. Charles, IL http://www.kanesportshow.com/ contact Mick Stout 815-217-2266 kcss@mickstout.com

 

December 14, Christmas In The Trenches: WWI Event, Rockford/Midway Village, IL, https://www.facebook.com/groups/618282191528717/ contact Dave Fornell 847-347-7470, dfornell@rcgpubs.com (Yet to be finalized)

 

December 22, McHenry County, IL Gun Show: McHenry County Fairgrounds, Woodstock, IL https://gunshowtrader.com/gun-shows/crystal-lake-gun-show/ contact Don Cichoski 815-385-1982 dandjguns1911@att.net

 

December 28-29, Crown Point Gun Show: Lake County Fairgrounds, Crown Point, IN http://www.centralindianagunshows.com/, contact Daniel Hedger 765-855-3836 or Tami Hale 765-855-1712 acmegun@aol.com

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U-505

  For those of you who would like to see the U-505 Captured German Submarine at the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry, here are the 2016 dates for Free General Admission to the Museum. (Regular Priced General Admission to the Museum is $19.95-$21.95. Children 3-11, $10.95-$12.95) The U-505 display is included at no extra charge with general admission to the museum. The “Optional” U-505 “On-Board Tour” costs an additional $18.00 for Adults & $14.00 for Children ages 3-11. 

 

2019 Free General Admission Dates:

 

There are NO Free General Admission Dates for Non-Illinois Residents in 2019

 

2019 "Illinois Residents Only" Free General Admission Dates:

January 7-10, 14-17, 21-24, 28-31

February 4-7, 11-14, 19-21, 25-28

 

  There is also a special “U-505: In-depth Experience” on select Saturdays and Sundays. This is an exclusive, private group experience of the U-505—the only German submarine captured by the U.S. Navy during World War II. The experience begins at 8:00 a.m. on select Saturday and Sunday mornings: after a continental breakfast, you'll take an in-depth guided tour of the exhibit and an interactive on-board tour. After the tours, there will be free time to explore the submarine and exhibit before the museum opens to the public. United States submarine veterans will be available to answer questions and share their stories. The tour lasts 2½ hours and the cost is $40.00 per Adult. Plus general admission to the museum. Order your U-505: In-depth Experience and Museum Entry tickets by calling the Museum at 773-684-1414

 

http://www.msichicago.org/whats-here/tours-and-experiences/u-505-in-depth/

U-505 In-Depth Experience Dates:

Sunday, January 12
Saturday, February 17

Saturday, March 16

Sunday, April 14
Saturday, May 18

 

The Museum of Science and Industry

57th Street and Lake Shore Drive

Chicago, IL 60637

 

773-684-1414, http://www.msichicago.org/

 

U-505 Exibit: http://www.msichicago.org/whats-here/exhibits/u-505/