Niles, MI (PRWEB) December 10, 2010
Now is the time to make reservations for the 2011 Firearms Engravers & Gunmakers Exhibition, at John Ascuaga's Nugget, in Reno/Sparks, NV, Jan. 28-30. The exhibition is a joint effort of the American Custom Gunmakers Guild (http://www.ACGG.org) and the Firearms Engravers Guild of America (http://www.FEGA.com).
Also participating are select members of the American Bladesmith Society, the Contemporary Longrifle Association and the Knifemakers Guild. Hours for the exhibition are Noon to 9 p.m., Friday; and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday. Admission is $20 per person per day.
To reserve a hotel room at John Ascuaga's Nugget, call (800) 648-1177 and use Reservation Code GFIRE11. Dec. 19 is the deadline for reservations. The room rate is $107 per night, plus tax and fees.
The exhibition's Annual Banquet and Auction takes place Saturday, Jan. 30.
"Cocktails begin at 6 p.m., followed by an outstanding Nugget dinner," organizers said. "One cocktail drink coupon is included. All tickets must be paid in advance and are not refundable. Reserved seating will be assigned by table number when you pick up your tickets."
Cost to attend the Banquet and Auction is $47 per person or $376 for a table of eight. The menu includes mixed salad, seafood stuffed chicken breast, risotto, asparagus, bakery rolls, lemon mousse, and coffee or tea.
"Please contact Patti if you have any dietary issues with the menu," a spokesperson said, "and help us plan by reserving your banquet tickets early. Please reserve by Jan. 10th."
Reservation forms can be printed out online at the Guilds' websites or contact Patti Murry, Exhibition, 307 Division St, Northfield, MN 55057. For more information, call (507) 645-8811. The Fax number is (507) 645-9291.
Comments on the 2010 get-together included:
--"Best show that I have been to. We had a good crowd and a lot of fun."
--"The new venue is great! The exhibition hall was huge with great lighting."
-"The banquet was excellent, well-presented and expertly served."
About ACGG and FEGA: The American Custom Gunmakers Guild (ACGG) advances the art of custom gunmaking by increasing public awareness and appreciation for quality custom firearms and promoting custom gunmaking as an accepted art form. The goals of the Firearms Engravers Guild of America (FEGA) are to provide opportunities for engravers to exchange ideas and knowledge, assist in improving individual skills and raise public interest and appreciation in quality firearms engraving.