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Friday and Saturday Program Sessions

Friday, April 23, 2004

Friday, April 23, 2004

 

       Time                           Presentation                                        _       _    Room___

9:00-10:45 am    Opening Session                                                Ballroom 3

                          Welcoming Remarks

                          Department 56-History of Company & Villages

                          Introduction of NCC Officers

 

11:00-11:45 am   Family Traditions & Life Celebrations                    Kitty Hawk

                          John Damhorst, Time to Celebrate  

                         

                          Trick or Treat, Halloween Demo                           Kennedy

                          Tim Stephenson, Pretty Petals

 

                          All About Clubs 101:  Questions &                       Love A

                          Discussion, The Operation of a Collectors Club

                          Rich Wyllie and Panel

                         

                          Make 'n Take (ticket required-see page 3) 

                          Scrap Booking Your Village                                 Haneda A & B

                          Reverie Sherwood, Geri Hennessey

 

11:00-12:45 am   How to Build a Display for                                   Midway

                          Collectible Houses

                          Claudia Parrish, Woodland Scenics

                         

12:00-12:45 pm  Lunch Break

                          For your convenience, lunch is available in the

                          Hotels Restaurant, the Food Court or there is a

                          sandwich station set up in Ballroom 4.

 

1:00-1:45 pm      You Gotta Shop Around,                                     Kitty Hawk

                          Foam Cutting Demonstration

                          Pat Ehrenreich, Hot Wire Foam Factory

 

                          Lighted Buildings From Concept                           Love A & B

                          To Production

                          Melinda Seegers, Department 56, Inc.

                          Bill Shadid,  Department 56, Inc

                         

                          Make 'n Take  (ticket required-see page 3)

                          Woodpiles                                                         Haneda A & B

                          Jim Lowson, Trees n' More

 

                          Make 'n Take (ticket required-see page 3) 

                          Making Trees                                                     La Guardia

                          Karen Smythe, Karen's Trees

 

2:00-2:45 pm      Unique and Easy Display Ideas                           Kitty Hawk

                          Peter George, Village Chronicle

 

                          Different Ways of Creating Levels                         Kennedy

                          Kirk Wyllie and Brandon Donofrio

 

                          Custom Model Train Layouts,                              Midway

                          Backgrounds

                          Dave Cardiff, Layouts by Cardiff

 

                          Make 'n Take  (ticket required-see page 3)

                          Skeletons in the Pumpkin Patch                          Haneda A & B

                          Tim Stephenson, Pretty Petals      

 

3:00-5:00 pm      Dickens' Tea and Festival                                    Ballroom 4

                          Sponsored by Department 56 & NCC

 

 

Saturday, April 24, 2004

 

       Time                                    Presentation                                     Room__

   9:00-9:45 am   Collectible Database Demo                                 Kitty Hawk

                          with Heritage Village

                          Barbara Straight, J. Phillips, Inc.

 

                          Framed Christmas Tree Demo                              Kennedy

                          Jim Lowson, Trees n' More

 

                          New Giftware for 2004                                          Love A

                          Melinda Seegers, Department 56, Inc.

                         

                          Make 'n Take (ticket required-see page 3)

                          Making Trees                                                      Haneda A & B

                          Karen Smythe, Karen's Trees

 

9:00-10:45 am    How to Build a Display                                         Midway

                          for Collectible Houses

                          Claudia Parrish, Woodland Scenics

 

10:00-10:45 am  Snow Village, The Fun Place to Be                  Kitty Hawk

                          Patsy Fryberger

 

                          Trick or Treat, Halloween Demo                            Kennedy

                          Tim Stephenson, Pretty Petals

 

                          Putting A Lot in a Little Space                              Love A

                          Brandon Donofrio and Kirk Wyllie

                         

                          Make 'n Take  (ticket required-see page 3)

                          Making Trees                                                      Haneda A & B

                          Karen Smythe, Karen's Trees

 

11:00-11:45 am  The Village Chronicle Display                               Kitty Hawk

                          Peter George, Village Chronicle

 

                          You Gotta Shop Around,                                      Love A

                          Foam Cutting Demonstration

                          Pat Ehrenreich, Hot Wire Foam Factory

 

                          New Product, Creative Ways to                            La Guardia

                          Enhance Your Display, Demonstration            

                          Tamara Marble, Designer Canes

 

                          Gingerbread Houses, Demonstration                     Kai Tak

                          Sandra Folsom, Mary Beth Kerbs

                          Wilton School of Cake Decorating

                         

12:00-12:45 pm  Lunch Break

                          Lunch is available in the Hotels Restaurant,

                          the Food Court or there is a sandwich station

                          set up in Ballroom 4.

 

1:00-1:45 pm      Family Traditions & Life Celebrations                    Kitty Hawk

                          John Damhorst, Time to Celebrate

                         

                          Creating a Shadow Box                                       Kennedy

                          Jim Lowson, Trees n' More

                         

                          Village Displays Made Easy;                                Midway

                          Techniques from a Pro

                          Bryon Shroats, Village Creations

                         

                          Gingerbread Houses, Demonstration                     Kai Tak

                          Sandra Folsom, Mary Beth Kerbs

                          Wilton School of Cake Decorating

                            

                          Make 'n Take (ticket required-see page 3) 

                          Rip Van Skeleton                                                Haneda A & B

                          Tim Stephenson, Pretty Petals

 

2:00-2:45 pm      Snow Village: Past, Present,                                Kitty Hawk

                          and In-Between

                          Patsy Fryberger

 

                          Dickens Village: Past, Present,                           Love A & B

                          and Future                                   

                          Melinda Seegers, Department 56, Inc

                          Bill Shadid, Department 56, Inc. 

 

                          Village Displays Made Easy;                                Midway

                          Techniques from a Pro

                          Bryon Shroats, Village Creations

                         

                          Make 'n Take (ticket required-see page 3) 

                          Scrap Booking Your Village                                   Haneda A & B

                          Joyce Goode, Julie Jacky

 

 

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