May
2

With one of Canada’s largest dealer bourses, a fascinating array of exhibits and a packed schedule of study group meetings and philatelic gatherings, Orapex 2020 will offer something for every collector. It’s one of Canada’s few national-level stamp shows and belongs to the American Philatelic Society’s “World Series of Philately.” The show’s theme will be “Topicals, Thematics and Illustrated Mail,” and the show hours are Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission and parking are free.

Email: info@orapex.ca
Web: http://www.orapex.ca

May
2

Western Canada’s oldest stamp club, the Winnipeg Philatelic Society will host its annual show with 50 frames of competitive and non-competitive stamp exhibits, show covers, upwards of 10 dealers and a youth table. Admission and parking are free, and the venue is wheelchair accessible.

Phone: 204-582-1334
Email: robertzacharias@shaw.ca
Web: http://wps.mb.ca

May
2

London 2020 is a Fédération Internationale de Philatélie (FIP) Specialized World Stamp Championship Exhibition with competitive classes in championship, traditional, postal history, thematic, revenue, postal stationery, aerophilately, open, picture postcards, one-frame, modern, literature and youth. The exhibition will run from May 2-9 with a full change of exhibits during the evening of May 5 to allow for 2,800 frames to be shown.

May
3

Hosted by the Stratford Stamp Club, the 37th Annual Mayday Stamp Show will be open from 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., with nine dealers plus local circuit books. Admission and parking are free, and there will be hourly door prizes plus “Mayday” covers, sandwiches and beverages available for purchase.

Phone: 519-273-1737
Email: lhriedstra@rogers.com
Web: http://www.rpsc.org/chapters/Stratford

May
3

The annual Timmins Coin and Stamp Show, hosted by the Timmins Coin Club and Timmins Stamp Club, will be open from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in the downstairs Lion’s Den at the McIntyre Community Centre. This is Ontario’s most northern annual coin and stamp show and is well-attended by collectors around Northeast Ontario. It features several dealers, silent auctions, exhibits, club tables and door prizes. Admission and parking are free.

Email: goldfind@eastlink.ca

May
15

The Rochester Philatelic Association (RPA) will host its annual “World Series of Philately” exhibition, Ropex, this May in Canandaigua, N.Y., which is in the Finger Lakes region about 150 kilometres east of the Canada-U.S. border at Fort Erie, Ont. The show boasts upwards of 125 exhibit frames plus a 20-dealer bourse, which will be open on Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is $2 (free for RPA members and children aged 18 and under), and parking is free.

Phone: 585-752-6178
Email: stamptmf@frontiernet.net
Web: http://www.rpastamps.org/ropex.html

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