What’s Happening

What’s Happening…


October 6-7, 2017 Fall Sportsman’s Auction by Barfield’s

Fall Sportsman’s Auction by Barfield’s to be held at their auction facility in Hallwood, Virginia.

Contact: Zeb Barfield at (757) 824-4698 or zeb@zebsauctions.com.


October  12, 2017 Estate Antique & Collectors Auction by Richard Opfer Auctioneering, Inc.

To be held at 1919 Greenspring Drive, Timonium, MD . Auction scheduled  to begin at 5PM. Preview:  Wednesday, October 11th Noon -7PM / Thursday, October 12th – Noon through Auction, or by appointment.  Will feature Long Island Decoys including pair of Ackerly Broadbills and Captain Al Ketchum goose.  For more information call 410-252-5035 or visit www.opferauction.com


October 14, 2017 20th Annual Chesapeake Wildfowl Expo

To be held at the Ward Museum in Salisbury, Maryland. Contact: The Ward Museum at

(410) 742-4988 or visit www.wardmuseum.org.


October 20-21, 2017 50th Annual Upper Shore Decoy Show

To be held at the North East Fire Company Hall in North East, Maryland. Contact: Rick Bouchelle at (443) 206-5129 or decoyshow@upperbaymuseum.org.


October 22, 2017 Decoy Auction by Frank & Frank Sporting Collectibles

To be held at the Shark River Yacht Club in Neptune, New Jersey. Consignments are now being accepted for this fall show. Please visit www.frankandfrankdecoys.com for more information. Or contact Frank & Frank at (732) 938-2988 or afrank1807rf@cs.com


October 28-29, 2017 Delmarva Heritage Days

To be held at the Delmarva Discovery Center & Museum in Pocomoke City,  Maryland. For more information  contact Ruth Ann Leiser  at shop@DemarvaDeiscoveryCenter.org.



***November 5, 2017 Annual Duckboat Show & Waterfowl Festival ***NOTE DATE CHANGE***

To be held at the Babylon- Cedar Beach Marina, Ocean Parkway. Hours: 9-3. Please bring canned goods or non-perishable items for annual food drive.  For information contact Curt Matzinger 631-661-0379 or John Adams 631-874-7459 or visit www.sswa.org.   **Rain date changed  – NOW NOVEMBER 12th **


November 9,  2017 Guyette & Deeter Fall Decoy Auction, Easton, MD

Held at the Talbot County Community Center. Tailgating Tuesday through Thursday. Contact: Guyette and Deeter at 410-745-0485 or visit www.guyetteanddeter.com


November 10-12, 2017, 46th annual Waterfowl Festival in Easton, MD

To be held throughout the town of Easton, MD. Buy, sell and swap and artifacts display at the High School. Contact the Waterfowl Festival at 410-822-4567 or visit www.waterfowlfestival.org


Wednesday  December 13, 2017 – Annual LIDCA Christmas/Holiday Dinner and Meeting

At the Brightwaters Library.  Doors open at 6 pm. Meeting starts at 6:30 with dinner at 7 pm.




LIDCA Meeting Show & Tell Schedule for upcoming months

November                          Brant, William Bowman and New England

December                          Sea Ducks, Shang Wheeler and North Carolina

January 2018                     Curlews, Obediah Verity and North Shore  L.I.

February 2018                  Broadbill, Chief Cuffee and Jamaica Bay/Freeport


My Three Favorite Decoys Schedule

November                          Gordon Kelley

December                          John Griffiths

January 2018                     Bill Schlegel

February 2018                  Tim Sieger


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