The 3rd Annual Gathering–or “G3″—of the Usual Suspect Network will be held this Friday and Saturday, Sept. 2-3, at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas.
Show hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m Friday and Saturday, though the show will unofficially kick off the Thursday night before beginning at 7 p.m. till ? in Planet Hollywood’s “Trader’s Cove” lounge. The same hours will apply for Trader’s Cove the Friday and Saturday nights of the show as well.
Among the knifemaking exhibitors: Bob Terzuola, Brian Fellhoelter, Brian Tighe, Charles Marlowe, David Broadwell, Emerson Knives, Hawk Knives, Jeremy Marsh, Joe and Mel Pardue, Blade Magazine Cutlery Hall-Of-Fame© member Ken Onion, Kirby Lambert, Lucas Burnley, Michael Burch, Phil Boguszewski, Rick Hinderer, RJ Martin, Sal Manaro, Shane Sibert, Spartan Blades, Spyderco, Strider Knives, Todd Begg, Tom Mayo, Wally Hayes, Warren Thomas and more, as well as suppliers, purveyors, etc.
Pictured above is Ernest Emerson (right) and friends at last year’s Gathering. (Mike Searson photo)