Date and location: March 6-7, 2015, 10a.m. to 4p.m.
The Berry Center, 8877 Barker Cypress Rd, Cypress, Tex. (MAP)
Description: Join West Houston Quilter's Guild biennial quilt show. We will have a Quilt Boutique, Tin Can Raffle, Silent Auction, Quilt Appraisals, great vendors and Texas themed donation quilt raffle. Please visit www.whqg.org/2015quiltshow.htm for additional infomation.
Date and location: March 6, 2015, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. and March 7, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Robarts Arena, 3000 Ringling Blvd., Sarasota, Fla. (MAP)
Description: Sarasota Florida's Friendship Knot Quilters' Guild presents its biennial quilt show. This quality show features traditional through art quilts, many by quilters who have won national awards. Also included: a gift basket boutique; raffle quilt, raffle se wing machine; mini quilt and block auctions; a Carol Taylor original auction, appraisals, and merchant mall. Admission is $8. For additional information, visit http://www.friendshipknotquiltersguild.com/quilt15/home.html
Date and location: March 7 (10am-5pm) and March 8 (10am to 4pm)
Orchard Valley Promenade Shopping Center, 934 Perimeter Dr., Manteca, Calif. (MAP)
Description: 36th annual Manteca Quilters Quilt and Cloth Doll show. Please see our website: www.mantecaquilters.com. Featured quilt artist: Sandra Hadley Featured doll artist: Susan Else
Date and location: March 7-28, 2015
Underground Books 2814 35th Street, Sacramento Calif. (MAP)
Description: Fiber Art Masters presents: "Musical Threads", Honoring Music and Musicians of the African Diaspora. Underground Books is open Tuesday - Saturday. Exhibit and all events are free. Contacts: For more information about this event, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Date and location: March 11-14, 2015; Wednesday-Friday 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Continental Inn, 2285 Lincoln Hwy, Lancaster, Pa. (MAP)
Description: Celebrating our 25th year with 40 vendors and an antique quilt show. Not affiliated with AQS but will be running shuttle bus service to their show downtown. Cost: $2 each way. A portion of the proceeds to benefit St. Jude's Childrens Hospital. FREE admission * FREE Parking * FREE $2500 Raffle Basket. For more information, visit www.lancasterquiltshow.webs.com
Date and location: March 13 and 14, 2015; Friday 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Pasadena Convention Center, 300 E. Green St, Pasadena Calif. (MAP)
Description: The Glendale Quilt Guild presents its 36th Annual Quilt Show & Retreat. Our show will feature 200 quilts, as well as, Dolls, Special Exhibits, a wonderful Vendor Mall including the Guild Boutique, and Daily Prizes of baskets from our vendors. We are also featuring a variety of classes with Laurel Anderson, Charlotte Warr Andersen, and Melissa Cory. For more information, visit http://www.glendalequiltguild.org
Date and location: March 13-14, 2015
The Salvation Army Worship Center, 1100 W. Sligh Ave, Tampa, Fla. (MAP)
Description: The Quilters Workshop of Tampa Bay invites you to our 2015 bi-annual show. This is a NQA certified judged show with challenge quilts, Creative & Classic Small Quilt Auction (Sat only), tea room, vendors and boutique. This year's raffle quilt is 'Sunrise Celebration', a Florida-bright take on Sarah Vedeler's 'Sedona Sunrise'. You can see this 85" x 85" masterpiece at www.quiltersworkshop.org. Admission is $7. Buses and groups are welcome.
Date and location: March 14 - 10 am to 5 pm March 15 - 10 am to 3 pm
Knights of Columbus Hall, 401 W Main Street Ottawa, Ill. (MAP)
Description: Quilt show - raffle - antique sewing machine display - Stitch and Stay mini classes - treadle races - silent auction - lunch available.
Visit the show's Facebook page here.
Date and location: March 14, 2015, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; March 15, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Barry County Expo Center, 1350 Michigan 37, Hastings, Mich. (MAP)
Description: The Thornapple River Rippers Quilting Guild presents its 2015 Quilt Show with vendors, demos, door prizes, and special guest Kathleen Tracy on Saturday. For more information, visit http://thornappleriverrippers.com
Date and location: March 13-14, 2015, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. both days.
Metrolina Tradeshow Expo, 7100 Statesville Rd., Charlotte, N.C. (MAP)
Description: Sponsored by the Charlotte Quilters'Guild. Features include 200+ judged quilts, a vintage and antique quilt bed turning, 25+vendors, a guild boutique, multiply demonstration, door prizes,and raffle opportunities. Metrolina Tradeshow Expo offers 20,000 square feet of space in which to show case our quilts, vendors and special attractions. The facility offers free parking, on-site food concessions and easy access from I77 and I 85. For more information visit http://www.charlottequiltersguild.org/quilt-show/
Date and location: March 20 & 21, 2015 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Friday & Saturday
Harvey Convention Center 2000 W Front St (Hwy 31 W) Tyler, Texas (MAP)
Description: The 34th Annual Tyler Quilt Show. The Quilters' Guild of East Texas produces a quilt show every spring during the Azalea Trail. The show features over 200 quilts on display plus over 25 vendors, numerous demonstrations, an old-fashioned bed-turning, door prizes, scissor sharpening, silent auction, and a raffle quilt (proceeds benefit local charities that serve women and children).
Date and location: March 20-22, 2015
Henderson Convention Center 200 Water Street, Henderson, Nev. (Map)
Description: DQN'S 25th Quilt Show (Rainbows over the Desert) will feature over 250 quilts,dolls and apparel items. There will be a Merchant Mall, Guild Boutique, Silent Auction, Bed Turning, Raffle Baskets, Opportunity Quilt and a Fashion Show. We look foward to seeing you there.
Date and location: Friday, March 20 (10am to 7pm) and Saturday, March 21 (10am - 4pm) 2015.
Event Center at St Mary's Cathedral, 1111 Gough St., San Francisco, Calif. (MAP)
Description: 300 plus quilts and Wearables. Featured Artist is Velda Newman who is nationally known. Special Exhibits include: "Oceans," the quilt challenge; featured artist quilts & tour; vendors, quilts and member boutique; activity corner; Opportunity Quilt; refreshments; quiltlets; story quilts; St udio Artist Association exhibit; $12 for a 2 day pass. Children under 12 free. For more information see www.sfquiltersguild.org
Date and location: March 20-21, 2015
Location: Temple Baptist Church Activity Center, 709 George Anderson Ave., Wilmington, N.C. (MAP)
Description: A judged show of over 200 items by local and regional quilters. Special exhibits include: Quilts of Valor for service members and veterans touched by war, postcard quilts by local kids to help raise money for animals in need, Merchants Mall, Gift Boutique featuring items made by guild members, Storm at Sea raffle quilt, free demonstrations. Daily admission $6.00. Free parking. For more information and dollar-off coupon visit: http://www.quiltersbytheseaguild.org/2015_quilt_show
Date and location: March 21 & 22 (Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 10am-4pm)
Fairfield Senior Center, 1200 Civic Center Dr. Fairfield, Calif. (MAP)
Description: North Wind Quilters presents their biennial quilt show. Features include Opportunity quilt drawing at 4 p.m. Sunday; Special Presentation of Quilts of Honor, precedes quilt drawing. Guest Artist Cathy Hoover, Vendors, tickets also will be available for our many wonderful filled totes. Admission: $7.00. For more information and to see a photo of the Opportunity Quilt, visit our website at www.northwindquiltersguild.com
Date and location: Date and location: May 21-23, 2015; (Thurs. and Fri. from 10 a.m-6:30 p.m. and Sat. from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.)
Expo New Mexico/New Mexico State Fair, 300 San Pedro Dr NE, Albuquerque, N.M. (MAP)
Description: Call for entries through March 2, 2015. Please visit the website for info and the entry form: http://www.fiberartsfiesta.org
Date and location: Friday, March 27, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Saturday, March 28, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Central Catholic High School, 1201 Airport Road, Bloomington, Illinois (MAP)
Description: The Hands All Around Quilt Guild of Bloomington/Normal presents this annual show. Features include over 200 quilts on display, a bed turning featuring modern quilt designs, a quilters' boutique offering small quilted gift items, a merchants' mall, quilting demonstrations and door prizes. The show will feature local quilt artist, Rhonda Boyd, who will display her award- winning quilts. Admission is $6 Adults, $5 Seniors (60+) and $4 Children (4-12). Lunch will be available.
Date and location: March 28, 2015, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and March 29, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Las Campanas Recreation Center, 565 West Belltower Drive, Green Valley, Ariz. (MAP)
Description: Sponsored by the Valley Quilters Guild of Green Valley. More than 100 quilts will be displayed as well as The Quilt Boutique, vendors, a quilt appraiser, and an opportunity quilt. For more information, visit www.vqgaz.com
Date and location: Saturday, March 28 and Sunday March 29, 2015
Fashion Institute of Technology Seventh Avenue, 227 West 27th Street, New York, N.Y. (MAP)
Description: Program: Collecting Quilts: How and Why Moderated by Paula Nadelstern w/R. Kiracofe, author, A. Peck, Curator Textiles, Met Museum NYC, (Sat 11 a.m.) E. Warren, curator, Red & White Show S. Reich, collector, curator, appraiser (Sun 2 p.m.) Barbara Brackman Sat 2 p.m., Sun 11 a.m.
Date and location: April 10-12, 2015; 10am-5pm, Friday and Saturday,10am-4pm, Sunday
McDermont Field House, 365 N. Sweet Brier, Lindsay, Calif. (MAP)
Description: This is a juried & judged regional show of quilts and dolls. There will be many vendors, 'Big - Little Quilt sale' and much more. Learn more at www.botvquilts.com
Date and location: April 10-12, 2015; Friday and Saturday 10 a.m-5 p.m and Sunday 11 a.m-4:00 p.m.
Douglas County Fairgrounds, 2110 Frear St., Roseburg, Oregon (MAP)
Description: Our 32nd Annual Quilt Show, "EARTH, WIND and FLOWERS," features more than 330 items displayed, including judged quilts, patriotic quilts, special exhibits and wearable items. Featured Quilter, door prizes, exhibitor prizes and handmade items for sale. Admission is $5.00. More info available at www.umpquavalleyquilters.com
Date and location: Friday and Saturday, April 17-18, 2015
Knobbs Creek Recreation Center, 200 E Ward St, Elizabeth City, N.C. (MAP)
Description: Colonial Quilt Lovers presents our 2015 Quilt Show. We will be judging approximately 200 quilts and our guild's challenge. We will also be drawing for our opportunity quilt and baskets put together by our talented volunteers. Shop with our vendors and at The Country Store. Project Linus, Quilts of Valor and our local Comfort Quilts groups will be represented. Admission is $5 and parking is free. Lunch is available. For more information please see visit cqlguild.org.
Date and location: April 17-18, 2015, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Christian City Church, 300 NC Hwy 68 South Greensboro, N.C. (MAP)
Description: Heart of the Triad Quilt Guild's 2015 quilt show features more than 100 quilts in a judged show. Enjoy quilts from traditional to modern, Boutique bargains, Quilt Drawing, great door prizes and Vendors with the latest trends. For more information, visit www.hottqg.com
Date and location: Friday, April 17, 2015, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Saturday, April 18, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Legends Sports Complex, 602 Pruitt Road, The Woodlands, Texas (MAP)
Description: Featuring hundreds of quilts displayed, judged and non-judged, boutique, raffle baskets, grab bags, School House, vendors, and member artist Peggy Fetterhoff! $5 admission, under 16 free. For more information, visit www.waqg.org
Date and location: April 18 (10am-5pm) April 19 (10am-4pm) 2015
Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pleasanton, Calif. (MAP)
Description: Amador Valley Quilters presents Seeing Stars Quilt Show. 400+ quilts on display, vendors galore, raffle baskets, door prizes, country store, demonstrations and cafe. General admission is $10 and children under 12 are free. Wheelchair accessible. Featured artist is Rob Appell. Rob identifies himself as a textile artist. Among his many talents he is a quilter, tea cher, pattern and fabric designer and author. The winner of our opportunity quilt "Cherrywood Kaleidoscope" made by AVQ members will be drawn on Sunday at 3pm. www.amadorvalleyquilters.org
Date and location: April 18 & 19, 2015
Richmond Middle School, 63 Lyme Rd, Hanover, N.H. (MAP)
Description: More than 200 traditional and contemporary Quilts! Featured Quilter: Jane Buskey Quilt Vendors ~ Demonstrations ~ Mini Quilts Silent Auction Lunch and Refreshments ~ Book Boutique ~ Door Prizes Raffles: Basket and Bowls and our Show Quilt Proceeds benefit our guild and its mission for community and service projects. For more information about our guild and the show, please visit www.nlqg.org and find us on Facebook. Cost: $7 Adults, $5 Seniors/children, under 12 free.
Date and time: April 22-June 21, 2015
Page-Walker Arts & History Center, 119 Ambassador Loop, Cary, N.C. (MAP)
Description: PAQA-South (Professional Art Quilters Alliance - South) presents its annual International Juried exhibit. Memories of long ago or the not-so-distant past will be displayed in this exhibit of innovative art quilts. Reminisce a little, as exhibiting artists share their stories in art-quilt form. For more information, visit http://paqa-south.org/
Date and location: Friday, May 1, 2015, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., and Saturday, May 2, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Griffith Hall, Ludwig's Corner Fire House, 1325 Pottstown Pike (Rte. 100 & 401), Glenmoore, Pa. (MAP)
Description: Sponsored by: Penn Oaks Quilters, Frazer, Pennsylvania. More than 100 quilts exhibited. NQA certified judge. These, along with 'exhibit only' quilts, will be on display. Demonstrations, a hand-made boutique and vendors will also highlight the show. Opportunities to win door prizes and to buy chances to win a mini-quilt. Book signing by Robert DeCarli, author, Remarkable Rectangles. Admission: $8. For more information, visit www.pennoaksquilters.org
Date and location: May 8 and 9, 2015
Wayne County Fairgrounds (in the Raper Center), 861 Salisbury Road, Richmond, Indiana (MAP)
Description: On display will be 200 or more local quilts as well as a one-stop shop hop, "garage sale" table, daily demonstrations, and much more. Luncheon featuring our Famous Homemade Chicken Salad will be served daily. A special display will include quilts and wall hangings made in honor of loved ones affected by cancer. Wayne County EH members have created two quilts that incorporate squares using the cancer color wheel that honor those family members and friends. Those two quilts plus a third quilt will be available for silent auction during the quilt show. Proceeds go to Purdue Cancer Research Endowment Fund.
Date and location: May 13-16, 2015
Double Tree Hotel, Cedar Rapids Convention Center, 350 1st Avenue Northeast, Cedar Rapids Iowa (MAP)
Description: This year's themes are "Optical Illusions" and "Through the Garden Gate" This is a International show for everyone. There are classes, boutiques, raffle quilt, technology showcase, quilts for sale and featured quilter. Check the websites for more information, www.mqsshow.org and www.eihqguild.com. Admission $10 Daily or $25 Multi-day pass. Guild and Bus group discount information available on our websites.
Date and location: May 16, 2015, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 708 New Jersey 88 (Ocean Rd.), Point Pleasant, N.J. (MAP)
Description: Our members and friends will be cleaning out their sewing, craft and knitting rooms to sell their treasures at bargain prices. Admission is free, and tablespaces are available. Visit this site for more details.
Date and location: May 23-September 7, 2015
The Dairy Barn Arts Center, 8000 Dairy Lane, Athens, Ohio (MAP)
Description: The Dairy Barn Arts Center announces the opening of Quilt National '15, the 19th biennial juried exhibition of innovative art quilts produced in Athens, Ohio. Visitors will see an eclectic collection of never before exhibited works from talented fiber artists representing 33 states and 8 foreign countries. For more information, visit http://dairybarn.org/
Date and location: June 5-7, 2015
Oxford Community Center, 200 Oxford Rd., Oxford, Maryland (MAP)
Description: Held in three locations in the picturesque eastern shore waterfront town of Oxford, Maryland, "A Garden of Quilts" is held in conjunction with The Oxford Garden Show (Sat only). Featured will be members quilts and a display of historic and civic quilts including the Maryland Emancipation Quilt with blocks from every county in Maryland.
Date and location: June 5-7, 2015; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Fri/Sat; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sun
Gordon Field House, Rochester Institute of Technology, 1 Lomb Dr. Rochester, N.Y. (MAP)
Description: The Universe of Quilts features 600+ quilts, iron quilter competition, 65 vendors, raffle quilt, workshops, lectures $10 day/$20 weekend; seniors $8 day/$16 weekend, under 12 free. For info: www.geneseevalleyquiltfest.com
Date and location: June 06, 2015, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. and June 07, 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Veteran's Memorial Building, 1351 Maple Avenue, Santa Rosa, Calif. (MAP)
Description: Quilt show and boutique. About 300 quilts on exhibit, 20+ vendors and a boutique featuring craft items and quilts made for sale. This year also some of the exhibit quilts will for sale.
Date and location: June 13, 2015, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. and June 14, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Annapolis Senior High School, 2700 Riva Road, Annapolis, Maryland (MAP)
Description: Features include: works from the Annapolis Quilt Guild Members, Raffle Quilt, country store, Boutique with handmade pieces, children's activity and voting, silent Auction and Raffle Baskets, more than 20 vendors and much more. Light refreshments available for purchase. Admission: $10.00; seniors $9.00; Children under 12 free. Handicapped Accessible Parking available. For detailed information go to: www.annapolisquiltguild.org
Date and location: June 13, 2015, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and June 14, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Oakhurst Community Center, 39800 Road 425B, Oakhurst, Calif. (MAP)
Description: Event sponsored by the Sierra Mountain Quilters' Association. Featured Quilter: Virginia Corriea. Attendance Fee: $7.00 Website: www.sierramountainquilters.org
Date and location: June 19-20 2015
Champaign County Fairgrounds, 725 S. Main St., Urbana, Ohio (MAP)
Description: More than 100 large quilts plus wall hangings,table runners, and more. Door prizes hourly, silent auction both days,vendors and demos. Admission $5.00 per person. Handicap accessable. Air conditioned or heated as needed. Space still available for vendors. Make it a special day by adding a self driving barn quilt tour through Champaign county of over 70 Barn Quilts
Date and location: June 24 - 27, 2015
Shipshewana, Indiana (MAP)
Description: The Shipshewana Quilt Festival, held annually in the heart of Amish Country, is the region's largest event of its kind featuring: lectures by nationally recognized quilters Pam Holland, Karen Kay Buckley, Malka Dubrawsky, and Round Robin Rebels; educational schoolhouse; quilting workshops; a shop hop; a Quilt & Vendor Show; and many more activities throughout the county . Enrollment begins on March 2, 2015 and runs through June 10, 2015. On-site enrollment is available for some activities. Please see website for details. http://www.shipshewanaquiltfest.com
Date and location: July 10-12, 2015, 9am-5pm Friday and Saturday, 10am-4pm on Saturday.
Montrose Pavilion, 1800 Pavilion Dr., Montrose, Colo. (MAP)
Description: The 20th annual show features 150+ quilts, a Raffle Quilt, Bed Turning, vendors, demonstrations, quilt appraisals by Bobbi Aug, a Boutique to benefit a local charity and door prizes. Admission is $4.00. Visit the website at www.blackcanyonquiltshow.com to view the raffle quilt, see past show winners and download entry forms.
Date and location: July 11, 2015
Sisters, Oregon (MAP)
Description: On the second Saturday in July, the busy hands of Sisters covers their downtown businesses with oodles of quilts from local and visiting quilters, creating a seemingly endless outdoor museum of blazing geometrics and soft curving lines. Enjoy local food available at the many eateries in this western-themed town, and classes and lectures from well-known quilters during the week leading up to the grand finale.
Date and location: July 17, 2015, 10am - 5pm
Evangelical Free Church 115 Carr Lake Road SW Bemidji, Minn. (MAP)
Description: Presented by the Headwaters Quilters Guild. Vendors, Refreshments, Raffle Quilts. Admission $5.
Date and time: July 17-18, 2015, 10am to 5pm
Cape Henlopen High School, 1250 Kings Highway, Lewes, Delaware (MAP)
Description: Quilt displays, including challenge quilts and articles we donate through our community service program. Vendors, Gift Gallery featuring hand crafted items. Raffle Baskets and Quilts. Featherweight Sewing Machine Raffle. Docent tours. Demonstrations. Food available on site. Ample free parking. Discounted admission to those showing a guild membership card. For more information: OceanWavesQuiltGuild.org/qs15.html
Date and location: Saturday, July 18, 2015, 10am-5pm, and Sunday, July 19, 10am-4pm
Redwood Acres Fairgrounds, 3750 Harris St., Eureka, Calif. (MAP)
Description: Presented by the Redwood Empire Quilters Guild. Over 300 quilts are on display as well as vendors, concessionaires, and a spectacular raffle quilt. Two-day admission is $8 for adults 12 & over, $6 for seniors 60+, children under 12 are free. Located on the North Coast of California, nearby attractions include miles of beaches, Redwood State and National Parks and historic Victorian architecture. For more information visit our web site at www.reqg.com.
Date and location: July 23-26, 2015. Thursday, July 23, 7-9 pm. Friday & Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Augusta Civic Center, Augusta, 76 Community Drive, Maine (MAP)
Description: Champagne Reception Thursday, July 23, 7-9 pm. 600+ Quilts, antique to contemporary. Special Exhibits: AQSG 2012 Study of Colonial Revival Quilts; 2014 Hoffman Challenge - Indigo Collection; Selections from Maine State Museum. Workshops, Merchants Mall, Demonstrations, Lectures, Friday night event . Daily admission $10; multi-day $15; groups $8 with advance registration. www.mainequilts.org
Date and location: Aug. 7-9, 2015; Friday and Saturday 10am-6pm, Sunday Noon-4pm
Presbyterian Church, 142 North 4th St, Chestnut St, Coschoton, Ohio (MAP)
Description: The Coshocton Canal Quilters 28th Annual Quilt Show includes over 200 entries featuring Star Quilts, family antique quilts, Hall of Honor with quilts made for our local veterans, Opportunity Raffle Quilt, Vendors, Build Boutique, Box Lunches available, free fun activity of children. Admission $5.00, Free Parking. More details & maps at website: https://sites.google.com/site/coshoctoncanalquilters/2015-quilt-show
Date and location: August 14, 2015, 12 noon -8 p.m., August 15, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. and August 16, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
YMCA Sports Center 200 West Chestnut Street, Mount Vernon, Ohio (MAP)
Description: Held in conjunction with Dan Emmett music and arts festival, we will display quilts, wall hangings, crib quilts, antique quilts, quilted clothing, fiber arts, needlework and miscellaneous quilted items. Some of our proceeds benefit Hospice of Knox county. If you would like to make an entry for others to enjoy, visit the festival's website.