12 October 2024- McKinney, Texas Meetup

:world_map: CITY/REGION: McKinney, Texas USA
:round_pushpin: MEETUP PLACE: Holiday Inn & Suites McKinney-N. Allen
:calendar: DATE: Saturday, October 12th, 2024
:alarm_clock: TIME: 12PM
:page_facing_up: MEETUP PLAN: Join us in McKinney, TX for Postcrossing and an opportunity to buy some vintage postcards! This meetup will take place at the Greater Dallas (McKinney) Postcard, Photo, and Paper Show.
$5 Admission to the postcard show.

:point_up: Please make sure to read the Meetup Guidelines before signing up for a meetup.

NOTE- This meetup will take place at the Courthouse Square Antique Postcards Greater Dallas (McKinney) Postcard, Photo, and Paper Show. The postcard show is two days long, but out meetup will take place on Saturday, October 12th (the second day of the show). Admission to the postcard show is $5. During the meetup, we will have our own table at the show for Postcrossing and socializing!

Full meetup place address:
Holiday Inn & Suites McKinney-N. Allen
3220 Craig Dr
Hotel Direct Phone: 469.952.2044
take a look the Hotel and directions and more:
https://www.ihg.com/holidayinn/hotels/us/en/mckinney/mcktx/hoteldetail
Read more about the postcard show here- Courthouse Square Antique Postcards:Postcard Show Schedule

Special meetup postcards will be available for everyone to sign! We will post a reply to this forum once we have designed the card(s)! :slight_smile:

Please RSVP using this Google Form-https://forms.gle/wLeAZ1dzwudKbzmo9

More info:
What are we going to be doing?
-Spend the time getting to know our fellow postcrossers
-Share our postcrossing experiences/stories
-Postcard swapping
-Sign designed postcrossing meet-up cards
-and of course…write as many cards as we can to send out to the world!

What should I bring? (not mandatory, just some suggestions):
-Pens, markers, stickers, washi tape, decorative stamps etc. (anything you like to write or decorate cards with)
-list of addresses to send too.
-Postage stamps (so we can mail as many cards as we can!)
-Postcards to trade/swap
-Postcards you would like to send out at this meetup
-Postcards you want to show off
-A smartphone/iPad/tablet for connecting to postcrossing.com

The ultimate goal of this meetup is to share our collective joy of Postcrossing, to make good, positive, and wholesome connections with another human beings, and to spread that positivity and happiness to our fellow Postcrossers across the globe!

Event organizers: @Courtneybblooms @heidiblooms @peachesandlola, and Jim Taylor with Courthouse Square Antique Postcards

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See y’all there :two_hearts:🩷

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