These events are for all collectors, fans, and friends of the Chicago Toy Show. Attendance by the general public is welcome!
Friday, September 20 (Times and Rooms TBA)
DIORAMA 101: by Michigan Toy Soldier Company. Learn the basics of displaying your figures in a diorama setting.
DIORAMA ROAD SHOW: by Michigan Toy Soldier Company. Bring us your figure(s) and have our diorama expert suggest specific options and techniques customized just for you!
BRING YOUR PLASTIC FIGURES FOR CONVERSION: by Ed Borris. You supply the soldiers and master-converter Ed Borris will get you started or advise you on technique and options.
KATHI’S MINIATURE WORKSHOP: A CTSS HALLOWEEN… THE WIZARD’S TABLE!: by Kathi Bird. Take home your own spooky, handmade, Halloween miniature. Pre-registration and pre-paid $20.00 fee required. Limited seats.
Saturday, September 21 (Time and Room TBA)
BREAKFAST WITH THE EXPERTS: CHICAGO’S FORT DEARBORN IN HISTORY AND IN TOYS: by Marc Gaynes and Will Beierwaltes. Learn about the iconic Fort that began Chicago and how it translated into toys. Pre-registration and pre-paid $20.00 fee required. Continental breakfast included. Limited seats.
Stay tuned for pre-registration details!
View photos from last year’s workshops and demonstrations: