The Austin Doll Collectors Society is an organization of antique, vintage, and modern doll collectors, dealers, and artisans. We meet on the first Monday of each month and our meetings are fun and educational. We begin with refreshments and socializing, and, following our brief business meeting, there is a special doll-related program and "show and tell." The Austin Doll Collectors Society is a nonprofit organization and is a member of the United Federation of Doll Clubs.

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Christmas Party!

On December 5,  2011, the Austin Doll Collectors Society held its annual Christmas Party.  Many members donned their gay apparel.


 Several members got into the holiday spirit, distributing charming gifts and lovely cards.

 But mixing business and pleasure, there was a brief meeting.


In the meantime, Austin Catering laid out a luscious feast. . . .


 Dinner is served!

After our delicious dinner, there was a gift exchange.  Each member wishing to participate brought a doll-related gift.


This was no ordinary gift exchange.  Each member could select a gift from under the tree or could claim a gift already opened by another member.  The member who lost her gift then had the choice of taking a present from under the tree or claiming another member's gift.  This resulted in a bit of suspense and trading back and forth, but it was all in the spirit of holiday fun and in the end everyone was pleased with their presents!