Friday Night at the Richmond Pipe Show 2010

On Friday, October 1st – Pipers, Pipe Makers and Tobacco Blenders descended on Richmond, VA for the 26th Annual CORPS Exposition & Celebration. The official exhibits open today, on Saturday, but there were several people showing pipes for sale in their rooms Friday night. There were cocktail receptions, a great Southern-style dinner of bbq pork, fried chicken, with other typical Southern accompaniments.
Here are a few photos from Friday night at the 2010 Richmond Pipe Show.

 

 

 

 

 

 

People Start to Gather in the Smoke Filled Room
People Start to Gather in the Smoke Filled Room


Drinks Before Dinner are Always a Good Idea
Drinks Before Dinner are Always a Good Idea

Pipe Maker Peter Heeschen & PipesMagazine.com Owner Kevin Godbee

Gathering at the Doors of the Banquet Hall
Gathering at the Doors of the Banquet Hall

The Pipe Maker Corner - How Many Can You Name?
The Pipe Maker Corner - How Many Can You Name?

Gary B. Schrier, Pipeman & Briar Books Press Publisher
Gary B. Schrier, Pipeman & Briar Books Press Publisher

Dinner is Done, Let the Pipe Smoking Begin
Dinner is Done, Let the Pipe Smoking Begin

Bob Tate, Associate Editor of PipesMagazine.com Listens Intently
Bob Tate, Associate Editor of PipesMagazine.com Listens Intently

Foreground - Russ Ouellette; Tobacco Blender & PipesMagazine.com Contributor
Foreground - Russ Ouellette; Tobacco Blender & PipesMagazine.com Contributor

SmokingPipes.com Owner Sykes Wilford Presides over his Hospitality Suite.
SmokingPipes.com Owner Sykes Wilford Presides over his Hospitality Suite.

The #1 Fan of SmokingPipes.com & PipesMagazine.com
The #1 Fan of SmokingPipes.com & PipesMagazine.com

SmokingPipes.coms Offering of High Grade Pipes for the Early Buyers
SmokingPipes.com's Offering of High Grade Pipes for the Early Buyers

Brian Levine Schmoozes Pipe Buyers with His Charm & Wit
Brian Levine Schmoozes Pipe Buyers with His Charm & Wit

I Think I Drooled a Little Bit
I Think I Drooled a Little Bit

I Have to Send This Picture to Santa Clause
I Have to Send This Picture to Santa Clause

There are Lots of Gorgeous Pipes for Sale
There are Lots of Gorgeous Pipes for Sale

The Espresso Machine So We Can Stay Up All Night and Smoke
The Espresso Machine So We Can Stay Up All Night and Smoke

How Many Beans Would You Like?
How Many Beans Would You Like?

Ill Drink to That!
I'll Drink to That!

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