CONVENTION SCHEDULE

The Deadline for Cancellations has passed. Hardship requests for refunds will be considered on an individual basis and, if allowed, refunds made after the event.

Wednesday JUNE 26, 2019

  • 8:00-4:00 Board of Directors Meeting at the Tavern, Storrowton Village, ESE

THURSDAY JUNE 27, 2019

  •  8:00-4:00 Board of Directors Meeting at the Tavern, Storrowton Village, ESE
  •  9:00-4:00 Exhibit Set Up
  •  9:00-5:00 WWT Show/Mart
  • 10:00 Willard House & Clock Museum Grafton, MA (Museum hours 10-5pm)
  • 10:00 & 2:00 American Clock & Watch Museum (ACWM) Tour Bristol, CT $5.00 (Museum hours 10-5pm)
  •  1:00 Old Sturbridge Village Tour (museum hours 9:30 to 4pm) $19.00 admission with NAWCC Membership Card
  •  3:30-5:30 Preregistration Packet Pickup only (no onsite registration)
  •  4:00-5:00 Presentation Greg & Cathy Gorton: An American experience living and studying clock and furniture repair at West Dean College, UK
  •  5:30 Welcome Reception Buffet (fee on Registration form) and Cash Bar (You must be pre-registered for this)
  •  6:30 Keynote Speaker Robert Cheney: Masterworks of New England Horology, 1725-1925.

FRIDAY JUNE 28, 2019

  •  8:00 Pre Registration Packet pick up for attendees at the Joint Meeting
  •  8:30-10:00 Joint Chapter Meeting Chapter Relations and Membership Committees (All Welcome)
  •  8:30-4:00 WWT Show/Mart
  •  9:00-4:00 Craft Contest drop off and Set up
  •  9:00-4:00 Exhibit Set up
  •  9:00-2:00 Accepting Auction items
  • 10:00-4:00 Pre-registration Packet Pick-up and on-site registration
  • 10:00-4:00 Willard House & Clock Museum Grafton, MA. $5.00 admission
  • 10:00 & 2:00 American Clock & Watch Museum (ACWM) Tour Bristol, CT $5.00 (Museum hours 10:00 to 5:00)
  • 10:00-4:00 Pre-Registration Packet Pick up and On-Site Registration
  • 10:00 Presentation Andy Dervan: Development of Clock making & Production in New England
  • 11:00 Presentation Tom McIntyre: Springfield's Own Watch Co., The New York Watch Co.
  • 12:00 Dealer & Vendor set up 9 Tables or more (maximum of two members registered on all 9 + Tables)
  •  1:00 Old Sturbridge Village Tour (museum hours 9:30 to 4pm) $19.00 admission with NAWCC Membership Card
  •  1:00 Dealer set up with 4 to 8 Tables or more (maximum of two members on all 4 to 8 tables)
  •  2:00-4:30 Table holders with 1 to 3 tables set up. & Early Bird Starts
  •  2:00-3:00 Library Committee Meeting (William Ward) Small Conference Room
  •  3:00-4:30 Cog Counters Presentation Russ Oecshle: "The Search for Joel Curtis - Wood Works Tall Clock Maker of Upstate New York"
  •  4:00-5:00 Live Auction viewing and cash bar with concession open until 6:15
  •  4:00 Cash Bar opens at the bar and the Cafe will be serving food items until 6:15
  •  5:00 Live Auction
  •  7:00-8:00 Donor Reception (Invitation Only) at the Carriage House, Storrowton Village, ESE

SATURDAY JUNE 29, 2019

  •  7:30-8:30 Annual Meeting. Free Continental breakfast. Everyone Welcome!
  •  8:00 Registration On-Site and Pre Registration
  •  8:30-4:30 Mart room for Table holders opens
  •  9:00-4:30 Mart opens and closes at 4:30
  •  9:00-4:30 Craft Contest Viewing until 4:30. Judging is 12 Noon. Winners announced at banquet on Saturday
  •  9:00-4:30 Exhibit Viewing (Walking Tour to be announced)
  • 10:00-11:15 Presentation AHS USA Sue Gary: “Eberhard Baldewein – 1525 - 1593. The Story of the Dresden Planetenlaufuhr (Planet Running Clock) and its Creator”
  • 11:30-1:00 Old Timers & Fellows Chapter 22 Luncheon (Tavern- Storrowton Village, ESE). Presentation Jessica Fontaine; Director of Storroton Museum "Making History in the 21st Century".
  •  1:00 Presentation Tom Grimshaw: The Exhibit Artifacts
  •  1:30-2:45 Presentation British Horology Chapter 159 Bob Pritzker: Maker James Cox who made some of the most exceptional automation clocks including many that are in the Forbidden City collection in China, Topkapi Palace, etc.
  •  2:45-3:45 Presentation 400 Day Clocks Chapter 168 Bill Ellison: Saving the Torsion Pendulum Clock. Suspension spring problems and solutions. Charles Terwilliger and the Horolovar Co.
  •  2:45-3:45 Presentation Horological Arts Chapter 120 David Lima Gilding Columns on Shelf Clocks (small conference room).
  •  4:00-5:30 Presentation Tower & Street Clock Chapter 134 Phillip D'Avanza: Tower Clocks and Their Challenging Repairs
  •  6:15-7:45 Cash Bar - Banquet Social Hour (The Carriage House- Storrowton Village, ESE)
  •  7:15- 9:30 Entertainment - Convention Banquet - Awards (The Carriage House- Storrowton Village, ESE)

SUNDAY JUNE 30, 2019

  •  8:30 Registration opens Table holders can go in Mart Room
  •  8:30 Mart Open for Table Holders.
  •  9:00 Mart Opens
  •  9:30 Presentation Auctioneer Daniel Horan: Auction Market Trends in Clocks and Watches
  • 10:30 Presentation Nick Butt: The History of the Chelsea Clock Company and current operations
  • 12:30 Cash Drawings for Table holders fully set up (no packed boxes)
  •  2:00 Mart Room Closes and Security Ends.
 

If you would like to rent show cases or a safe for the duration of the convention, please contact Isaac Hannosh or Mark Laino (show director) at www.wwtshows.com or call Mark at 215-429-9407.