Save the Date: NC State Show will be held in Burlington, NC on May 13-14, 2016

You are cordially invited to the North Carolina State Button Society’s 22nd Annual Show to be held on Friday, May 13th, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and Saturday, May 14th, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. 


The Theme for the 2016 show is “Plastics”


Location: The Ramada Burlington,2703 Ramada Rd, Burlington, NC 27215.


Mention “North Carolina State Button Society” to receive the special show rate of $80/per night. Reservations can be made by calling (336) 227-5541. $3.00 donation at the door each  day. Our Button dealers will have thousands of buttons for sale! This show is for antique and vintage and modern button aficionados and those who are interested in the artwork and history of these items including their manufacture, design and material makeup. Costume designers, vintage clothing collectors, quilters, sewers, antique and history buffs, re-enactors, beaders, and crafters will also find this show educational, informative and fun!

Dealers at the show will include:

  • Sharon Braund, New York

  • Kevin Kinne, Tennessee

  • Pat Howard, North Carolina

  • June Chapman, North Carolina

The show will include:

  • Friday Night Program “Plastics” By June Chapman

  • Educational Display of an assortment of plastic buttons

  • Wonderful Silent Auction Items and Special Raffle Baskets to bid on

  • Buttons to purchase throughout the show

  • Button Competition (Download Tray Entry and Tray Slip Form here)


The North Carolina State Button Society (NCSBS) welcomes new members.

Regional clubs are the Eastern, Central and Western chapters. The NCSBS was formed to encourage and promote interest in collecting buttons and related items for educational and historical purposes and for personal enjoyment. Our goal is to preserve for future generations all that is beautiful, artistic and historical in buttons, in cooperation with the National Button Society.


For more information, contact Show Chairperson Cathy Buresch by email at or call her at 704-794-8634 and leave a message.

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