The show will be held at the
( Group Code- OPS )
Pen show block rate is $112.00 & includes breakfast buffet for two guests
SHOW RATE CUTOFF DATE IS OCTOBER 20TH
Mention the Ohio Pen Show code OPS when making room reservations.
Call Terry Mawhorter if you have any issues: (614) 619-5025
Join us for an Ink filled, "stained if you like"
weekend of all things related to writing instruments!!!
Whether your interests include using a fountain pen for every day use or you are a collector of vintage and modern pens, pencils or ballpoints, this will be an opportunity to meet other pen lovers, collectors and dealers from around the globe. There will be 162 exhibitor tables filled with all types of writing instruments, inks, paper and other accessories from all of your favorite makers.
$5.00 per person-per day
FRIDAY 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm
SATURDAY 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
SUNDAY 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
( SEE OTHER LEVELS OF ENTRY BELOW )
THREE DAY GENERAL ADMISSION PASS
$10.00 AVAILABLE FRIDAY AT 1:00 PM & INCLUDES ENTRY DURING GENERAL ADMISSION TIMES ONLY FOR FRIDAY, SATURDAY & SUNDAY
$50.00 - ALL EVENTS & ADVANCE TIMINGS
THURSDAY THROUGH SUNDAY
FOR THE "SEE IT ALL" PEN SHOW EXPERIENCE !!!
$25.00 - ENTRY BEGINNING AT 9:00 AM FRIDAY, SATURDAY & SUNDAY.
THAT IS SIX ADVANCE HOURS OF SHOPPING
WORKSHOP & SEMINAR SCHEDULE
Armando Simoni Club www.thepenfamily.com
Dale Beebe www.pentooling.com
Detlef Bittner www.bittner.com
Pen World Magazine www.penworld.com
Tom Baley "The Pen Man"
Bertrams Inkwell www.bertramsinkwell.com
C Mario Campa tfta.us/fountain-pens
Nathanial Cerf www.thepenmarket.com
Chicago Pen Company www.thechicagopencompany.com
D Hirsch Davis
E Howard Edelstein
F David Ferguson,
Martin Ferguson www.martinspens51.com
G Gary and Ann Garner
Joel Hamilton www.ink-pen.com
K Mike and Linda Kennedy www.indy-pen-dance
Frank Limper www.federalistpensonline.com
Roger Luallen www.latitudepens.com
M Ron Magnan
Pierre Miller, Desiderata
O Ray Okenewski
P Dale Penkala
Paper and Plume
Judd Perlson www.juddspensandpipes.com
John Phelan www.lemurink.com
R Dan and Cyndie Reppert
S Pete Sacopulos
Daniel Smith www.thenibsmith.com
Les Sheely, StyloSuite
T Sherrell Tyree www.ink-pen.com
U John Urbank
V Jon Veley
W Bill and Nadia Weakley
Y Jerry Yap www.laban.com
Z Dan Zazove
Ron and Robyn Zorn www.mainstreetpens.com
CENTRAL OHIO PEN CLUB
MEETING SECOND SUNDAY MONTHLY
Pen repair will be available at the show throughout the weekend by
There will be pen parts available from these vendors and also many others including the
"King of Parts" Richard Lott
So bring your pens needing parts and those needing repair.
Custom nib grinding will also be available from
LIST OF 2021 EXHIBITORS
THANKS TO OUR 2021 SHOW SPONSORS
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(3:00 PM to 4:00 PM) RON ZORN
Workshop: "General pen repair"
(4:15 PM to 5:15 PM) TBD
Seminar: Workshopping the Pelikan! Bring your problem Pelikans. Challenges facing the restorer will be discussed.
(10:00 AM to 12:00 PM) TBD
Workshop: "Italic Calligraphy" for beginners and advanced students.
$25.00 REGISTRATION FEE and
$7.00 material fee
(10:30 AM to 11:30 AM)MICHAEL SULL
Seminar: A hands on review of paper for use with ink pens.Worldwide examples will be discussed
(1:00 PM to 2:00 PM) JOE NEMECEK
Seminar: A review of the best "Golden Age" pencils & review of fabulous demonstrator pencils!!!
(2:30 PM to 3:30 PM)TBD
Workshop: Fantasy Snorkels.
What is a Snorkel and how does it work?
(1:00 PM to 4:00 PM) NIK PANG
Workshop: Copperplate Calligraphy
$30.00 REGISTRATION FEE, $20 material fee
CONTACT NIK ASAP- firstname.lastname@example.org
to register and pay by Paypal, class size limited to 25
(8:30 AM) TBD
(11:00 AM to 1:00 PM) TBD
$20.00 Registration Fee
(1:30 PM) TBD
Pens for kids-see info to the right
PENS FOR KIDS PROGRAM, SUNDAY NOVEMBER 14TH
The Ohio Pen Show
NOVEMBER 11th, 12th, 13th & 14th2021
This is a program sponsored by the
and run by TBD
We will briefly discuss the
history of writing implements.
Children will get a chance to try grinding ink on an ink stone with Japanese stick ink.
While they are taking turns grinding ink, testing the ink, and admiring the materials displayed, the instructor will write each child’s name in calligraphy.
This will be followed by some note writing and origami crafts.We will also have a door prize drawing – but you have to be there to win!
Hands-On Nib Smoothing Workshop
Cancelled for 2021
Richard Binder will be giving his hands-on nib smoothing seminar at the show.
It happens Sunday morning, beginning promptly at 8:30.
This is a two hour workshop.
Attendance for hands-on guidance is limited to 16 registered participants. Registration for the workshop will open promptly at 9:00 Eastern time on TBD, at this page: