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Upcoming Events: 2 Major Events

World Threads to Exhibit at Miami Valley Home Improvement Show at Hara Complex on January 14 -17 , 2010

Join us at Hara Arena and Complex for the opportunity to get decorating ideas for your home. For four days, the Miami Valley Home Improvement Show will be the center of the home remodeling world and we'll be there, exhibiting fine arts and textiles from the Far East.

Sea Cargo of New Embroidery Pictures

We have just received notice of arrival in New York of our Sea Cargo from Bangkok. We are awaiting clearance from Homeland Security and it should arrive here just after New Years Day. There are 70 new embrodiery pictures in this cargo along with our Spring and Summer collection of clothing and jewelry

Below, you'll find dates and descriptions for Miami Valley Home Improvement Show - and all of the Ohio regional Trade Shows and Events at which WorldThreads will be exhibiting in the near future.

 

 

Upcoming Events Calendar

Date

Location

Event

Dayton, Ohio
Maimi Valley Home Improvement Show
January 15-17 
Sharonville, Ohio
Greater Cincinnati Remodeling Expo

January 29

Bangkok, Thailand

Spring Buying Trip

April 29-May 2l
Novi, Michigan
Southern Women's Show

May 7-8

New Carlisle, Ohio

Spring Sidewalk Sale

May 14-16 Springfield, Ohio Springfield Antique & Craft Show
May 22-23 Columbus, Ohio Asian Festival
June 4-25 Van Wert, Ohio Peony Festival

June 12

Yellow Springs, Ohio

Yellow Springs Street Fair

June 26 Tipp City, Ohio Tipp City Antique & Artisan Show

July 4

Centerville, Ohio

Americana Festival

July 4 Lexington, Kentucky 4th of July Celebration of America Festival

July 6-10

Charleston, W. Virginia

Pontiac GTO National Convention

July 16-18 Fort Wayne, Indiana Three Rivers Festival
July 23-24 Celina, Ohio Lake Festival
August 5-8 Louisville, Kentucky National Street Rod Convention

August 6-13

Urbana, Ohio

Champaign County Fair

August 20-28

Greenville, Ohio

Darke County Fair

September 3-6 Plymouth, Indiana Blue Berry Festival
Kettering, Ohio Kettering Holiday at Home
Columbus, Ohio
Best of Fall Home Show
September 11 Bangkok, Thailand Autumn Buying Trip
Springfield, Ohio Springfield Antique & Craft Show

October 9

Yellow Springs, Ohio

Yellow Springs Street Fair

November 21 New Carlisle, Ohio Tecumseh Middle School Craft Fair
November 26-28 Dayton, Ohio National Gift Show, Hara Arena
Nov 30-Dec 24 New Carlisle, Ohio Extended Shop Hours for Holiday
December 3-4 Beavercreek, Ohio Holly Days

January 14-17, 2010 Dayton, Ohio

Miami Valley Home Improvement Show

Hara Complex, 1001 Shiloh Springs Road, Dayton, OH 45415

Hara is bringing it home with heart at the 2010 Miami Valley Home Improvement Show. The award-winning show returns with all the exhibits, seminars and special features that the Miami Valley has come to expect. Patrons can visit with home improvement specialists at over 120 displays, attend free seminars and do-it-yourself demonstrations. Four impressive landscaping feature areas will give a preview of the blossoms and foliage to come. TLC's Trading Spaces star designer Laurie Smith will be making a guest appearance on Saturday. World Threads will be on hand with our home decor items and other treasures from our boutique. Show hours are Thursday, January 8 & Friday, January 9 from4 p.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday January 10 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Sunday January 11 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is only $7.00 for adults, free for kids under the age of 12. Parking is free. Click here for Hara Directions

Show Hours:

Thursday, January 8 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday, January 9 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday, January 10 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sunday, January 11 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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January 16 -18, 2009 Sharonville, Ohio

Greater Cincinnati Remodeling Expo 2009

The Greater Cincinnati Remodeling Expo is held each January at the Sharonville Convention Center to serve the Cincinnati homeowner and prospective home buyer. Face to face contact with local experts in the fields of home improvements makes this the best way to gain valuable information on your kitchen and bath remodeling, roofing, flooring, home security, water conditioning, insulation and landscaping needs. The entire Sharonville Convention Center is filled with the Greater Cincinnati Remodeling Expo providing two floors of exhibits with easy accessibility to all the experts and plenty of free parking. Don't fight downtown traffic when this home show is able to meet your remodeling and home building needs in every way.

Home Show Location: Sharonville Convention Center 11355 Chester Road, Sharonville, OH 45246-4002

Home Show Hours

Friday 12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Home Show Cost

Adults $5.00
Children Under 18 FREE

 

 

 

 

 

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January 17 -18, 2009 Dayton, Ohio

Hara's Bridal Gala

Hara Complex, 1001 Shiloh Springs Road, Dayton, OH 45415


Whether it's your prom or wedding day,you want it to be perfect. Every recipe is unique. Come see, hear, taste, touch & feel all the ingredients you'll need to make your day meaningful...memorable...miraculous! Exciting giveaways including a honeymoon trip to New York & a complete wedding package! The show features over 70 exhibitors, a daily fashion show, special show prizes and discounts. Patrons can win a bridal gown each day of the show courtesy of Sharnett Bridal and Formal. A spectacular fashion show will also be presented by Sharnett Bridal & Formal at 1 p.m. each day. Bridal Gala hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on both Saturday and Sunday. World Threads will be exhibiting fashion clothing, accessories and jewelry. Admission is $6 for adults, free for kids under the age of 12. Parking is free. Click here for Hara Directions

 

 

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February 5 - 8, 2009 Dayton, Ohio

Home World 2009

Home World 2009 is the Premier Home Show in the Miami Valley and will take place at the Dayton Exhibition Center, Dayton International Airport, 3900 MCclauley Drive, Vandalia, Ohio (driving directions).

HomeWorld2006World Threads' embroidery "paintings" have been such a hit with our exhibition audiences that we decided to take on a second home show to exhibit these fine pieces of art to the public. We will also be exhibiting the Laos silk scarves as wall hangings and demonstrate how they can be used in other ways as an item of home decor.

We will also be exhibiting lacqerware items and silk and cotton textiles. Decorate your home with some beautifully designed items from World Threads' collections.

Ticket prices for HomeWorld 2009 are $7.00 per adult with children under 12 years of age free. Tickets will be available during show hours at the front entrance of the Expo Center.

Show Hours:

Thursday, February 8,  4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m

Friday, February 9‚  4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday, February 10‚ 10:00 a.m - 9:00 p.m.
Sunday, February 11, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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 February 10, 2009

Depart for Bangkok - World Threads Shop Will Remain Open.

We will be departing for Bangkok on a buying trip for World Threads' Summer and Fall ladies' fashion items.  We will be traveling into the up-scale wholesale clothing markets in Seoul, Korea.  We will also be perusing the wholesale clothing markets in Bangkok for clothing, jewelry and related items. The new thread artists that we have met in Vietnam promise to have many of the pictures that we sent them to embroidery ready for our inspecton and purchase.  Melissa, World Threads' Store Manager, will remain in charge of the shop which will be open the entire time. We shall be returning on May 5, 2009, but in the meantime both sea and air cargo shipment will be arriving at the World Threads' Boutique and Gallery.

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 February 10, 2009, Columbus, Ohio

Central Ohio Home & Garden Show

The Central Ohio Home & Garden Show is renowned for its breathtaking, live landscape displays, its wide array of quality home- and garden-related exhibitors, and its displays of the latest, greatest ideas for the home… inside and out. The show is the region’s most exciting and interactive home and garden show, featuring more than 400 exhibits and attractions. Throughout a nine-day run, it features informative cooking, gardening and home improvement presentations each day, and gives visitors a peek at the hottest trends. World Threads will be exhibiting our hand-stitched embroidery "paintings" and other home decor scarves and wall hangings. This show is at the Ohio Expo Center (Ohio State Fairgrounds) 717 E. 17th Avenue, Columbus, Ohio. For directions click here.

Hours

Sunday: 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Monday: 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday: 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday: 12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday: 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday: 12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Admission

Adults:$ 8.00
Children: FREE


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 May 8-9, 2009 New Carlisle, Ohio

New Carlisle Spring Sidewalk Sale

Along with the other Merchants in New Carlisle, we will be participating in the Spring 2009 Sidewalk Sale, where we will offer at deeply discounted prices for some of our items that have been around.

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May 15-17, 2009, Springfield, Ohio

Springfield Antique and Craft Show

The Springfield Antique Show and Craft Show has been a favorite source for thousands of collectors and dealers for over twenty-five years. Whatever you’re looking for; fine period furniture or funky fifty’s rattan, bakelite jewelry or diamonds, fine art or folk art, you can expect to find the unexpected in Springfield. This event is held at the Clark County Fairgrounds. For directions to the Fair Grounds click here. Admission $10.00 for early buying pass which allows one to enter at 7 a.m. on Friday and is good for all three days. Regular Admission is $3.00 with children under 12 being admitted free. There is free parking on the Clark County Fairground, 4401 S Charleston Pike Springfield, OH 45502-8933. Click here for Map

Show Hours:

Friday, May 15 7 am - 6 pm
Saturday, May 16 8 am - 5 pm
Sunday, May 17 9 am - 4 pm

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May 23-24, 2009, Columbus, Ohio

Asian Festival

Come and experience the hustle and bustle of an Asian Market place. This event isheld in the beautifully wooded Franklin Park in Columbus, Ohio, and features authentic Asian culinary delights. You can stroll through exhibits of art work, gift items, jewelry, toys, clothing, pottery, snacks, spicesand much more. There are also cultural exhibits from each Asian country, traditional dancing, entertainment, and games. We wil be outside in a tent and will be selling our Asian clothing, jewelry and art. Franklin Park is located at 1777 East Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43209. For direction click here.

On Memorial Weekend

10am - 9pm on Saturday, May 23th, 2009

Columbus, Ohio

11am - 7pm on Sunday, May 24th, 2009


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June 14, 2008 Yellow Springs, Ohio

Yellow Springs Street Fair

Join World Threads in a celebration of summer. The second Saturday in June the main street of Yellow Springs, Ohio, is closed off for a tremendous street fair. There are more than 340 booths of art, crafters, food vendors and great entertainment. World Threads will have items representing the company's entire line of art work and gifts. For directions and map click here

Fair Hours:

Saturday, June 14, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Admission to the Fair is free and directions can be found here.

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 July 4, 2008, Centerville, Ohio

Americana Festival
City Center, Centerville Ohio

Americana FestivalEach year this celebration of Independence Day continues to grow. It features more than 300 craft and food booths, artists, musical entertainment, children's game and activity areas. The Street Fair also showcases stage and strolling performers. World Threads Tent will be located on North Main Street (State Route 48) in Centerville across from Benham's Grove For map click here

Festival Hours:

Friday, July4 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

 

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 July 11 -12, 2008, Springfield, Ohio

Springfield Antique and Craft Show

Summer Bash

The Springfield Antique Show and Craft Show has been a favorite source for thousands of collectors and dealers for over twenty-five years. Whatever you’re looking for; fine period furniture or funky fifty’s rattan, bakelite jewelry or diamonds, fine art or folk art, you can expect to find the unexpected in Springfield. This event is held at the Clark County Fairgrounds. For directions to the Fair Grounds click here. Admission $10.00 for early buying pass which allows one to enter at 7 a.m. on Friday and is good for both days. Regular Admission is $3.00 with children under 12 being admitted free. There is free parking on the Clark County Fairground, 4401 S Charleston Pike Springfield, OH 45502-8933. Click here for Map.

Show Hours: July 12, Friday - 8 am - 6 pm and July 13, Saturday - 8 am - 5 pm.

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 August 1 - 8, 2008, Urbana, Ohio

Champaign County Fair
384 Park Avenue, Urbana, Ohio 43078

World Threads has been invited to be a merchant exhibitor at the Champaign County Fair. We will have an ever-changing display that feature our new shipment of Embroidery Paintings that we purchased in May.  If you can't come to our boutique, this is a chance to see this beautiful form of artwork. We will be on hand to explain the artistic method, as well as the location and history of this art form. We will also be exhiting and selling dozens of handmade scarves and other treasures from our latest sojourn into Asia.  World Threads exhibition and sales booth will be located in the Merchants' Building.

Fair Hours

Daily from 11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
For directions to the fair please click here.

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August 15-23, 2008 Greenville, Ohio

Darke County Fair, 800 Sweitzer St. Greenville, Ohio 45331

 The Greatest County Fair in the World features a huge midway, numerous 4-H activities, free entertainment, harness racing, a demolition derby, tractor pull, motorcycle races and much more during its nine-day run starting the third Friday of August each year. We will be exhibiting in World Theads' spacious tent on the South End of the Machinery Midway. For directions to the fair click here.

Fair Hours;  11:00 a.m - 11:00 p.m daily
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  August 31-September 1, 2008 Kettering , Ohio

Kettering Holiday at Home

Holiday at Home has provided the entire Dayton area, especially the south suburbs, a safe and fun-packed Labor Day weekend for over 45 years.  Our long list of events include the Parade on Monday morning, two days of Arts & Crafts, a 5-K run, a peewee football tournament, and lots and lots of entertainment.  For a complete list of events click here.  This event is held in beautiful Lincoln Park, and is a great venue for unique shopping and events  For directions click here

Hours: Sunday 11 a.m - 6 p.m.

Monday 11 a.m. 5 p.m.
 

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September 5 - 7, 2008 Columbus , Ohio

Fall showcases a beautiful change in season…and marks a change in the type of products and services needed to create just the right look, feel and comfort for your homes and private spaces. At this year's show, we know you'll find just the right mix of vendors and ideas for the projects you're planning around your home this fall. World Threads ever-changing collection of embroidery pictures and objects d' art offer you some new choices in home decor. This event is held at the Ohio State Fairgrounds in the Ohio Expo Center, 717 E. 17th Ave., Columbus, Ohio. For directions click here.

Hours

Friday, Sept. 5, Noon - 9 p.m.

Saturday, Sept.6, 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Sunday, Sept. 7, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

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September 11, 2008 , Ohio

Autumn Buying Trip

Depart for Bangkok - World Threads Shop Will Remain Open

We will be departing for Bangkok for our Asian Buying trip in search of items for our winter and spring collection of ladies' clothing and accessories. We will also be visiting the embroidery artist in Vietnam fo pick up our last order of embroidery pictures, and to place additional orders. Laos will also be on the agenda to acquire more of the hand-loomed scarves. Our newest adventure this year will be to travel into Bhutan to add new and different treasurers to our collection.

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September 19 - 21, 2008, Springfield, Ohio

Springfield Antique and Craft Show

Autumn Extravaganza

The Springfield Antique Show and Craft Show has been a favorite source for thousands of collectors and dealers for over twenty-five years. Whatever you’re looking for; fine period furniture or funky fifty’s rattan, bakelite jewelry or diamonds, fine art or folk art, you can expect to find the unexpected in Springfield. This event is held at the Clark County Fairgrounds. For directions to the Fair Grounds click here. Admission $10.00 for early buying pass which allows one to enter at 7 a.m. on Friday and is good for all three days. Regular Admission is $3.00 with children under 12 being admitted free. There is free parking on the Clark County Fairground, 4401 S Charleston Pike Springfield, OH 45502-8933. Click here for Map.

Show Hours:

Friday, September 19 7 am - 6 pm
Saturday, September 20 8 am - 5 pm
Sunday, September 21 9 am - 4 pm

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 October 13, 2007,Yellow Springs, Ohio

Yellow Springs Street Fair

Join World Threads in a celebration of autumn. The second Saturday in October the main street of Yellow Springs, Ohio, is closed off for a tremendous street fair. There are more than 340 booths of art, crafters, food vendors and great entertainment. World Threads will have items representing the company's entire line of art work and gifts.

Fair Hours:

Saturday, October 13, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Admission to the Fair is free and directions can be found here.

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   November 28 - 30, 2008, Dayton, Ohio

2008 National Holiday Gift Show

Dayton Hara Arena and Exhibition Center, 1001 Shiloh Springs Road, Dayton, Ohio 45415

For the first three shopping days after the Thanksgiving Holiday come visit us at Hara Complex. Get ready for your holiday gift giving with some elegant and unique items from World Threads. We will be displaying and selling hand-loomed silk and cotton textiles and scarves, the fine embroidery paintings, and many new items from our autumn trip to the Orient.

Show Hours

Friday, November 28 9 am - 6 pm
Saturday, November 29 9 am - 6 pm
Sunday, November 30 12 noon - 4 pm

For directions to Hara Arena click here.  Joyous Holidays from World Threads.

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 November 28 - December 24, 2008, New Carlisle, Ohio

Christmas at World Threads' Boutique and Gallery

In celebration of the Christmas holiday shopping period we will be open 7 days per week.  We will be serving refreshments and will have a lot of new inventory from which to choose your special gifts.

 Special Holiday Hours

Monday through Saturday

9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Sunday 12 noon - 5:00 pm

 

 

 

 

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