Date and location: Sept. 20 and 21, 2012 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sept. 22, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Springfield Expo Center, 635 E St. Louis, Springfield, Mo. (MAP)
Description: More than 400 quilts will be on display at the Ozark Piecemakers 2012 Quilt Show, with more than $4,000 in prizes awarded in the judged categories. General admission is $6; a three-day pass is $10; children age 12 and younger are free; groups of 10 or more are $5 per person. Anita Shackelford will be the judge; she and Judy Coates-Perez will each present a lecture and a workshop. A number of special displays are planned. Other events include daily silent auctions, antique bed turnings, a wearable art fashion show on Sept. 22, the guild boutique, Bits & Pieces; and 37 vendors. For more information, visit the guild’s website, www.ozarkpiecemakers.com