G.I. jOE Show in Algonquin, Illinois———THIS SUNDAY

Just a quick reminder that this weekend’s big “Chicago Toy & Action Fair” is Sunday in Algonquin, Illinois. Here are all the details again as provided by the Chicago GijOE Collector’s Club:

Chicago GIjOE Club President Ron Biallas.
(Photo: Mark Otnes)

“Our September 9th GIjOE show will be held at Jacobs H.S. again this year, and the door, as per usual, will go to the Relay for Life Campaign to fight cancer.

We are excited to get back in the saddle (or for us “back in the jeep-seat”!) for our awesome show in September. It’s a ton of work, and we will be asking members to pitch in and help w/some of the behind the scenes tasks, as well as the set up and clean up on that weekend.

We want it to be a success, as always, and the main goal is for our vendors to be pleased that they make back their table money and come away w/some profit. Ron and I will be hitting the area radio station again as we have a friend who is a DJ for 103.9; we will also take care of requesting the town signs for advertising the week before, and we will send out forms to all of the people who’ve had a table in our show before.

But we will need your help to ‘spread the good word’ in your area communities, as well, so make copies of the attached flyer and drop some off at your local hobby stores, comic shops, toy stores & the like. It’s a team effort!”

Fully RC vehicles were seen at previous shows. (Photo: Mark Otnes)

Dealer John Gilane mans his tables at a previous Chicago GIjOE Show. (Photo: Mark Otnes)

Sunday, September 9th

Open to the Public from 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Early birds 8-9 a.m. $4 admission

After 9 a.m. $5 admission

Kids 12 & under are free!
 Free parking!

Harry D. Jacobs High School
2601 Bunker Hill Drive 
Algonquin IL 60102
Vendor tables are still available
 for $30 for one 6-foot table,
$25 each additional table.
 (Dealer set up on the 9th, 6a.m.)

Call Beth at 

Past shows in Algonquin have been well worth the trip. We look forward to attending and reporting on this one as well. We hope to see you there. GO JOE!


One thought on “G.I. jOE Show in Algonquin, Illinois———THIS SUNDAY

  1. Dale Dorschner says:

    Hello, I am a collector from Wisconsin and would like to know more about what your group is all about. Thanks

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