Location: Radisson Hotel, Rochester New York 120 E. Main St. Rochester, N.Y. 585-546-6400 or 1-800-967-9033 Rates: $105 US per night
Friday Visit Rochester Museum and Science Center- Pickup your tickets at the ticket counter identifying you as being from one of the 4 lighting clubs. Your ticket allows you to visit any part of the museum. The cost of the ticket is $5. The curator will have on display lighting from their collection in The Blue Room that has been in storage. The lighting will be available to see from 12 noon on.
From 4 to 5 PM experts from the various clubs will be available to discuss the lighting and answer any questions.
7:00 to 10:00 PM - The Lilac Room - Registration and Hospitality
7:30 PM - The Douglas Room-- Peter Gregory and Ed Klausmeyer will give a talk titled "Lighting Facts and Myths"
9:00 AM - The Lilac Room -Registration in the hospitality suite.
10:00 AM - Genesee Suites--Set up for the Silent Auction
12:00 Noon - Buffett Lunch
1:15 PM - General announcements and Raffle Drawing
1:30 PM - Bob Culver will give a talk titled "Miniature Oil Lamps of the 1880's and 1890's The Peak Production"
2:45 PM - Brian Ruf will talk on Fairy Lamps
3:45 PM - Break and Door Prizes
4:15 PM - Mel Zaloudek will give a talk titled "Lamp Manufacturers of Rochester"
6:00 PM - Social hour and cash bar
7:00 PM - Buffet Dinner
8:00 PM - Closing remarks, Show and Tell and the end of the Silent Auction. Room selling the rest of the evening.
Pre-Meeting Activity-Lamp Auction at Roan Auction House Williamsport Pa. Thursday April 24th and 1/2 day Friday the 25th. Preview Wednesday April 23'rd. See roaninc.com for details.
There are a wide variety of sites to see in Rochester, including the Rochester Museum and Science Center, and The George Eastman House. Take time to visit the Rochester visitor website at www.visitrochester.com for other ideas.