Schedule of Events - Chicago Marriott Northwest

2018 CHICAGO PEN SHOW SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

INK TESTING STATION
Come and try 300 different inks at our ink testing station for free.

THURSDAY, May 3, 2018
For Exhibitors and Weekend Registrants only

2 pm-6 pm - Informal get together to buy, sell and trade
7 pm - Pizza Party. Pizza party sponsored by JUDDS PENS AND PIPES.COM featuring Lou Malnati's Pizza.
8:30 pm - Whisk(e)y Tasting Event. Come join us in tasting some fine Scotches and Bourbons

FRIDAY, May 4, 2018

8 am - 5:30 pm - Dealers and pass holders are welcome to congregate, meet one another and buy , sell and trade pens. Doors lock at 5:30 p.m. with overnight security in place Friday night for entire space. Non-table holders permitted to use open spaces until registered table holders arrive.

noon to 5:30 p.m. - Auction preview and open to public ($25 entry fee)

2 - 3 pm - Ron Zorn - Pen Repair Seminar

3 - 4:30 pm - Intro to Calligraphy - Lindsey Hook (slots limited, so email Laura at solon.ph@gmail.com to pre-register, or sign up with Laura at the Show)

7 - 8 pm - Auction Preview

8 - 10 pm - PEN AUCTION



SATURDAY, May 5, 2018

8 am
Dealer and Pass Holder Admission

9 am-5:30 pm - General Admission ($10 Fee)

9 am - Fountain Pen Calligraphy (class is full, but email Laura at solon.ph@gmail.com for wait list)

10 am - Fountain Pen Sketching

11 am - Jazz Up Your Writing with Simple Lettering and Effects - Ashley Kaneko ($15 materials fee, limited to 15 so email Laura at solon.ph@gmail.com to pre-register, or sign up with Laura at the Show)

1 pm - Shimmerfy Your Ink - Leigh Reyes ($30 materials fee, limited in number, so email Laura at solon.ph@gmail.com to pre-register, or sign up with Laura at the Show)

2 - 4 pm - Intro to Brush Lettering - Nik Pang ($30 materials fee, limited to 13 so email Laura at solon.ph@gmail.com to pre-register, or sign up with Laura at the Show)

8 pm till closing - Pen Mixer: After dinner, and until they kick us out, stop by the RC Grille in the hotel lobby for a Pen Mixer sponsored by Vanness Pen Shop and the Chicago Pen Show. Buy yourself a drink at the bar and join Lisa Vanness, Roger, Paul and Laura from the Chicago Pen Show, along with other pen friends like Leigh Reyes, and Ana Reinert of The Well-Appointed Desk. We'll award door prizes, and have some light snacks available, but mostly we're just hanging out, showing off our purchases, talking pens and inks, and getting to know other pen fans. Because the RC Grille is open to the public, you'll need to show your Chicago Pen Show pass or daily admission bracelet.



SUNDAY, May 6, 2018

8 am –
Dealer and Pass Holder Admission

9 am - 4 pm - General Admission - $10.00

9 am-noon - Copperplate - Nik Pang ($60 materials fee, limited to 13 so email Laura at solon.ph@gmail.com to pre-register, or sign up with Laura at the Show)

9 am - Ron Zorn - Pen Repair Seminar

10 am - Leigh Reyes - An Artful Mess: Way Too Much Fun with Pens and Ink ($15 materials fee, limited to 18 so email Laura at solon.ph@gmail.com to pre-register, or sign up with Laura at the Show)

11 am - Foutain Pen Sketching - Urban Sketchers

12:30 pm -Tips to Improve Your Cursive Handwriting - Hong Nguyen, certified instructor in American Cursive Handwriting

2:30 pm - - Pens for Kids - sponsored and presented by the PCA, with additional materials provided by the PIF Project

NOTE: Topics, locations and times are subject to change.