By way of update, this year's show is scheduled for October 6th and 7th at the Doubletree Hotel San Jose, Bayshore Ballroom. We will have 116 sales tables including 15 international dealers. New dealers include Maria Santos from Spain, Takumi Takanashi from Japan, and Natasha from New York.
There are eleven Friday workshops scheduled this year at the Hotel. The variety of the offerings is outstanding with exceptional teachers coming from all over the country. Eight workshops are in 1:12 scale, one is in 1/2" scale, and two are in 1/4" scale. The classes are held at the hotel. For more information to go The Good Sam 2012 Friday Pre-registered Workshops page. The Workshop Application can be found at the bottom of the Friday Workshops page.
After the show, the three special classes listed below will be held in Morgan Hill. Go to Good Sam "Featured Workshops" for details and registration information.
Class #1 - 1/4" scale. Debbie Young teaches "Trinity Circle" a Martha's Vineyard Campground Cottage. Oct 8 & 9.
Class #2 - 1" and/or 1/2" scale. Craig Roberts (The Harry Potter) teaches miniature wheel thrown pottery. Oct. 8, 9, 10.
Class #3 - 1" scale. The Guys from Texas teach "Teahouse of the Paper Moon", an authentic Japanese Tea House. Truly a masterpiece. Oct. 8, 9, 10.