The New England Carnival Glass Association annual convention and auction are always held in September in conjunction with the Brimfield Antiques Fair. The Brimfield Fair is an important part of our club as it all started at Tom Burn's booth around 1975. A few people always gathered at his booth and talked Carnival Glass. Eleanor Hart got the idea of starting a Carnival Glass club in New England. Shortly after, she sent invitations to people she knew who were interested in the "glass".
The first meeting was held at a hair salon in Sturbridge, Massachusetts with around 25 people in attendance. After a few meetings, the club had to move because the salon got too small. The club moved to the American Motor Lodge also in Sturbridge, Massachusetts, Our first convention was held in May 1983 at the American Motor Lodge and the first auction was held in Spencer, Massachusetts at the Knights of Columbus Hall. Over the years, conventions have been held in West Springfield, MA; Vernon, CT; Chicopee, MA and Worcester, MA and are currently held in Leominster, MA.
President and Webmaster
Secretary and Newsletter Editor
Board of Directors
If you are interested in joining our club, please open the Membership Form.
Membership is $15 for electronic newsletters sent to your email and $18 for printed and USPS mailed newsletter.
To pay with Paypal:
Paypal payments are accepted from anywhere in the world, but the cost is $15 or $18 based on the mode of the newsletter and must be in United States dollars. To pay with Paypal, go to the Paypal website and send $15 or $18 payment to email@example.com. You must include all of your contact information, including name, mailing address and email address with your payment (in the memo section is fine). If you are joining the club as a new member, include how you heard about NECGA.