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As I set at a table across from Lake Michigan, munching a great breakfest bagel and reading The NY Times, I reflected on my time doing this show for the past 25 years.
You cannot beat the location.
South Haven is a Lakefront town about 35 miles above the Indiana border.
It is a big vacation destination for Chicago and northern Indiana folks. Also nearby Kakamazoo claims this as their beach town.
It is held in tree-shrouded Stanley Johnson and can easily hold 150…Continue
This show was last weekend, second weekend of July.
A two day show with Friday setup.
Held on the lake bluff in downtown St. Joseph.
200 exhibitors setup on both sides of the sidewalk, the show extends about eight city blocks.
Most can pull right into the curb and setup. Pretty easy setup and teardown.
The Show has been going on more than 25 years and attracts a good crowd. A lot of Chicago money here with a mix of Michiganders and folks from northern…Continue
In this summer of extreme heat, I was wondering how many of us have gone down in heatstroke over the years. It's been a challenge to stay cool this Summer and it doesn't look like it's going to stop anytime soon. I was in Des Moines where the heat index got to 111 degrees that weekend, and man, it was a challenge. I have a "frosty' cooler that I swear by. It's the Amazon cheaper version of the Yeti and it kept me hydrated and I have Ryobi fans also, but sometimes it's not enough. I have…Continue