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The artists at each of these events are willing to sign any of the Village lit buildings and accessories and would love to meet you! Bring photos of your Village displays and ideas for new pieces.

Please contact the retail store to find out more information about special activities planned for each event.

DEPARTMENT 56 VILLAGE / SNOWBABIES 2007 SIGINING EVENTS:

OCTOBER, 5
BRONNERS

25 Christmas Lane, Frankenmuth, MI
989/652-9931
This event will be in the Village display area and will be held from 6 – 8 PM. Meet Village artist Cynthia Markle

OCTOBER, 5
KRITTER TRACKS

2800 W 76 Country Blvd., Branson, MO
877/316-2368 This event will be held 10 AM – 1 PM.
Meet Village artist Greg Beilke

OCTOBER, 6
BRONNERS

25 Christmas Lane, Frankenmuth, MI
989/652-9931 10 Am – 12 Pm and 1 – 2 PM
Meet Village artist Cynthia Markle.

OCTOBER, 6
DICKENS GIFT SHOPPE

3630 W Highway 76, Branson, MO
800/743-9790
Meet Village artist Greg Beilke from 10 AM – 1 PM.

OCTOBER, 6
YANKEE CANDLE

25 Greenfield Rd., S. Deerfield, MA
877/636-7707
Meet Snowbabies’ artist Kristi Jensen Pierro from 12 – 4 PM and have her sign your new Snowbabies’ figurines and ornaments.

OCTOBER, 6
CHRISTMAS MART

652-4 Pine Knot Rd., Big Bear Lake, CA
909/866-8468
Meet Village artist Tom Bates who will sign your new Village lit buildings from 11 AM – 2 PM.

OCTOBER, 6
ST. NICKS

5221 S. Sante Fe Dr., Littleton, CO
303/798-8087
Meet Village Artist Scott Enter who will greet collectors and sign new Village Lit buildings from 10 AM – 1 PM.

OCTOBER, 7
CANTERBURY VILLAGE

2369 Joslyn Court, Lake Orion, MI
800/442-9627 1 – 5 PM.
Come in and meet Village artist Cynthia Markle and have one of the new Village pieces signed.

OCTOBER, 7
YANKEE CANDLE

2200 Richmond Road, Williamsburg, VA
877/616-6510
Meet Village artist Scott Enter on Sunday, November 18 from 12 – 4 PM. Cynthia will be happy to share stories about various Village pieces and will sign your new purchases.

OCTOBER, 7
MELODY’S CHOICES

4701 N. Shiloh Dr., Fayetteville, AR
479/521-5480
Come in to meet Village artist Greg Beilke and have him sign any of your new Village lit buildings purchased during this event. The signing will be held from 2 – 5 PM.

OCTOBER, 13
KATHIE’S CHRISTMAS

3309 Hartzdale Dr., Camp Hill, PA
717/975-0505
Meet and talk with Village artist Scott Enter from 11 AM – 2 PM. He will gladly sign any of your new Village purchases.

OCTOBER, 13
CITY LIGHTS COLLECTIBLES

1212 Knoxville Street, San Diego, CA
619/275-1006
Meet Snowbabies artist Kristi Jensen Pierro who will be on hand to meet collectibles and sign their new Snowbabies’ figurines from 11AM – 2 PM.

OCTOBER, 14
FEENEYS

Bridgetown Pike, Feasterville, PA
215/322-4300
Meet Village artist Scott Enter from 12 – 3 PM. Scott would be happy to sign any of your new Villages purchases.

OCTOBER, 20
AMERICAN CANDLE

Route 611 Bartonsville, PA.
570/629-3388
See the store’s new Village dioramas and meet Village artist Greg Beilke who will sign any of your new Village purchases from 1 – 4 PM.

OCTOBER, 27
CHRISTMAS PLACE

2470 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN
800/445-3396
Village artist Tom Bates will be on hand from 1 – 4 PM to sign any of your new Village pieces purchased during the event.

OCTOBER, 28
MADELINE’S GIFTS

1245 S Hurstbourne Pkwy, Louisville, KY
877/660-4438
Village artist Tom Bates will be on hand from 1 – 4 PM to sign any of your new Village pieces purchased during the event.

NOVEMBER, 1
HARTVILLE COLLECTIBLES

1015 Edison St NW, Hartville, OH
330/877-2172
Artist signing event featuring village artist Greg Beilke from 4 – 8 PM. Call the store for details.

NOVEMBER, 3
CALABASH NAUTICAL GIFTS

9937 Beach Rd, Calabash, NC
910/579-2611
Meet Village artist Barbara Lund on Saturday, November 3 from 1 – 3 PM. Barbara will be happy to sign your Village purchases.

NOVEMBER, 3
PARSONS

525 Lakeland Plaza, Cumming ,GA
770/887-9991
Have a rare opportunity to meet Snowbabies artist Kristi Jensen Pierro who will sign your Snowbabies’ purchases from 12 – 3 PM.

NOVEMBER, 3
STEGER CREEK

4361 Starkey Rd, Roanoke, VA
540/779-0004
Village artist Greg Beilke will be on hand to meet collectors and sign their new purchases from 1 – 5 PM.

NOVEMBER, 3
CYNTHIA’S HALLMARK

1584 North State St, Greenfield, IN
317/462-6749
Meet Village artist Scott Enter, head of the Creative Team, who will sign your Village purchases from 10 AM – 12 noon and 1 – 3 PM.

NOVEMBER, 4
BOSCOVS

Rte 38 & Lenola Rd, Moorestown, NJ
856/231-1101
Meet Village artist Scott Enter, head of the Creative Team and designer of the Yuengling Pub, who will sign your Village purchases from 1 – 4 PM.

NOVEMBER, 4
CHRISTMAS TREE HILL

2840 Whiteford Rd., York, PA
717/755-9290
Village artist Cynthia Markle will be in the store from 1 – 3 PM to meet collectors and sign your new Village purchases.

NOVEMBER, 4
AGGIE’S

1105 Walnut St, Cary, NC
919/467-5187
Village artist Barbara Lund will be in the store from 1 – 4 PM to sign your new Village pieces.

NOVEMBER, 4
SALEM CREEK

694 Hanes Mall, Winston-Salem, NC
866/760-1717
Village artist Greg Beilke will be on hand to meet collectors and sign their new Village purchases from 1 – 4 PM.

NOVEMBER, 4
LISA’S HALLMARK

Eastview Mall, Victor, NY 1 – 2:30 PM and Marketplace Mall, Rochester, NY 3 – 4:30 PM
585/292-7290
Snowbabies artist Kristi Jensen Pierro will make an appearance at 2 of Lisa’s Hallmark stores. Kristi would love to meet collectors and sign their new Snowbabies’ purchases.

NOVEMBER, 10
COACH HOUSE GIFTS

Jordan Creek Center, West Des Moines, IA
515/226-1780
Snowbabies artist Kristi Jensen Pierro will make an appearance at this store from 1 – 4 PM. Kristi would love to meet collectors and sign their new Snowbabies’ purchases.

NOVEMBER, 14
GERTEN’S GREENHOUSE

5500 Blaine Av, Inver Grove Hts, MN
651/450-1501
Snowbabies artist Kristi Jensen Pierro will make an appearance at this store from 6:30 – 8:30 PM. Kristi would love to meet collectors and sign their new Snowbabies’ purchases.

NOVEMBER, 17
BACHMANS

6010 Lyndale Ave. S, Minneapolis, MN
612/861-9218
Join two Department 56 artists for Bachman’s annual holiday house and have your new purchases signed.
• Village artist Tom Bates will sign from 11 AM – 1 PM.
• Snowbabies artist Kristi Jensen Pierro will sign from 1 – 3 PM.

NOVEMBER, 18
NORTH POLE CITY

4201 S I-44, Oklahoma City, OK
405/685-1188
Village artist Cynthia Markle would love to meet collectors from the area and will sign your Village purchases from 1 – 4 PM

 

JUST THE RIGHT SHOE / RAINE 2007 SIGINING EVENTS:

OCTOBER 20, 2007
Kathie's Christmas and Collectibles, Camp Hill PA

OCTOBER 21, 2007
Pat's China, Pittsburgh PA

 

THOMAS BLACKSHEAR FALL 2007 SIGNING EVENTS:

SEPT. 22, SATURDAY
Signing 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Keepsakes & Collectibles, Columbia, MD

(410) 356-3578
Requires purchase of one new piece: 57.37162 Big Sexy, 57.37172 Grandpa’s Favorite, or Starlite Originals Embracing the Future, in order to receive two signatures.

SEPT. 23, SUNDAY
Signing 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Fort Belvoir – for authorized military personnel only

Virginia (outside Washington D.C.)
Purchase required to receive two signatures.

OCTOBER 27, SATURDAY
12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Shirley Ann’s Gift Shop, Houston, TX

(713) 692-1195
store event
No purchase required. Receive two signatures.

OCTOBER 28, SUNDAY
12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Fort Sam Houston - for authorized military personnel only

San Antonio, TX area
Purchase required to receive two signatures.

NOVEMBER 9, FRIDAY
5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Roberta’s Hallmark

(954) 749-2612
Lauderhill, FL
Purchases required to receive signatures. No items may be brought from home to be signed.

NOVEMBER. 10, SATURDAY
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
The Collection Shop, Miami, FL
(305) 238-4438
Live web cast signing on their web site:
www.thecollectionshop.com
All purchases made during the live event will be signed, as well as orders placed from the time the event is announced online in mid Sept through October 19th.

NOVEMBER. 11, SUNDAY
12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Patrick Main Store (BX) – for authorized military personnel only

Cape Canaveral, FL
Purchase required to receive two signatures.