Dolls 4 All

Event Spotlight: January Weekend in San Diego

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Got a mystery doll or teddy bear in your ‘wonder what it’s worth’ closet?
We’ll be able to tell you all about it!‚Äč

crowd for newsletterDolls & teddy bears have never gone out of style. They remain cool, as well as hip, and can make you laugh, cry or sigh.This  family friendly event is for enthusiasts of all ages with a sales floor packed with  dolls, teddy bears, antiques, miniatures, clothes, accessories, furniture and  supplies.

Hours: Saturday, January 17, 2015 10AM to 4PM
Sunday, January 18, 2015 10AM to 3PM

Location: Al Bahr Shriner Center
5440 Kearny Mesa Rd  San Diego, CA 92111
Admission: Adults $8; Children under 12 $4
Sunday, Children 12 & under are free

Find the Enchantment – It’s Magical!

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~Doll identification & appraisal with Marshall Martin, as seen on Antiques Roadshow.
Bring up to 2 items
~Teddy Bear identification & appraisal with world expert John Port. Bring up to 2 items
~Extensive selections of antique dolls, teddy bears, & miniatures on sale
~Meet artists showing their amazing creativity
~Find play dolls & teddy bears for younger collectors
~Doll stringing and repair evaluation available
~2015 Teddy Bear of the Year (TOBY) Industry’s Choice Awards announced at a
 Saturday evening that includes dinner
and a panel discussion of what’s new in the doll & teddy bear world.

More Things to Do – Make a Weekend of It!

Winter in San Diego is pretty amazing, 72 degrees and sunny – and palm trees!  This is a premier two day show, so you will want to come in early and stay for the weekend. Get some sand between your toes at the beach or enjoy any of the other wonderful things to do in the area! A premier artist will be conducting pre-show classes that you will not want to miss:

‘Kit’ the Cat Workshop with Art Rogers, Friday, Jan. 16

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Acclaimed artist Art Rogers will be conducting a workshop for you to make Kit the cat.  Art is known for his quirky, imaginative designs that are immensely popular with collectors.  You will be able to benefit from his instruction on needle felting and adding the eyes and nose to create just the right expression. Click here for registration information!

The hotel room block is at the Ramada Inn adjacent to the Al Bahr facility and expires January 5. The rate is $89 per day – ask for the Doll & Teddy Bear show rate. Phone: 800-447-2637