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Date and location: November 8, 2014, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Smithville, Tex. (MAP)
Description: See the charm of downtown Smithville Texas during the Annual Airing of the Quilts and Smithville Tour of Homes on Saturday November 8, 2014. Gorgeous quilts will be displayed along Main Street and throughout our historic neighborhoods from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The tour of homes will be from noon to 4 p.m. Tickets for the tour can be purchased for $10 and proceeds benefit the Smit hville Garden Club. Be sure to pick up a raffle ticket for your chance to win a handmade quilt. For more information call the Smithville Area Chamber of Commerce at (512) 237-2313.
Date and location: November 8-9, 2014
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist 1900 Carlton Parma, Ohio (MAP)
Description: This "celebration of quilts past and present" is our 10th triennial judged quilt show. Tribute to the Civil War. Historical displays. The 'President' and 'Mrs. Lincoln' will be speaking both days and available for pictures. Antique quilts, raffle baskets and quilt raffle. Food, music and more. Entry forms available. Contact Carole 216-524-4288
Date and location: December 5-7, 2014, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Bellwether Dry Goods, 137 Bayard Rd., Lothian, Maryland (MAP)
Description: Over 100 hand quilted bed and wall pieces for sale. Bellwether quilts have been featured in The Washington Post, Baltimore Sun and Maryland Life Magazine. Many Bellwether quilts feature 1930s antique textiles. Free Admission. Light refreshments served.
Date and location: January 17, 2015, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., and January 18, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Modesto Centre Plaza, 10th and K St., Modesto, Calif. (MAP)
Description: Features include: Quilts, Wearables, Demonstrations, Door Prizes, Raffle Quilt, Raffle Baskets, Refreshments and Vendors. We will have over 200 quilts and 30 vendors. Our Raffle Quilt, Kaleidoscope Garden, designed and made by members of CCQ showcases modern and traditional quilting techniques including piecework, needle turn appliqué, and extensive machine quilting by Janet Skiles. Admission: $7, Children under 12 free. For more info, visit: www.countrycrossroadsquilters.com
Date and location: January 21-25, 2015 (Thursday - Saturday 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sunday 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Ontario Convention Center, 2000 E Convention Center Way, Ontario, California (MAP)
Description: Winter will mark the largest exhibit of African Folklore Embroidery fiber and quilt art that California has ever seen. Curated by fiber artist, teacher and author, Leora Raikin, it will feature the completed work comprising African folklore Embroidery pieces incorporated into quilts, books, wall-hangings, pillows, table runners, bags and wearable art. The exhibit with over $500 in cash prizes is in its fifth year. The vibrant colors and beadwork of African Folklore Embroidery will be in spectacular display in a special exhibition at Road to California. The challenge is open to all; rules of the challenge are at www.aflembroidery.com For more info: www.road2ca.com
Date and location: February 13, 2015, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., and February 14, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Hilton Garden Inn Lawton-Fort-Sill, 135 NW 2nd St, Lawton, Okla. (MAP)
Description: Sponsored by the Wichita Mountains Quilt Guild. Aside from the hundreds of quilts on display, there will be a raffle for a Featherweight sewing machine and a stunning modern quilt created by guild members. There will be a shop hop of local and regional quilt/craft vendor s and the opportunity to participate in a basket walk of locally made and prepared gift packages designed especially for quilters. Finally, special guest quilter Reeze Hansen will offer basic and advanced classes on Electric Quilt- the most popular and complete design software for quilters! Visit www.wmqg.net for workshop information and ticket prices.
Date and location: Friday February 27, 2015 from 10:00 a.m-8:00 p.m. and Saturday February 28, 2015 from 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Seminole Recreation Center - 9100 113th Street N, Seminole, Fla. (MAP)
Description: Three quilt guilds - Hidden Stitches, Largo Cracker Quilters and the Procrastinating Quilters - are joining forces to put on this Mid Pinellas Quilt Show. The show will feature three beautiful opportunity quilts to raise money for several charities - Christian Outreach Center, Religious Community Services and the Quilts of Valor. There will also be quilt vendors, boutique, Basket Walk, Quilt Appraisals, Demonstrations and lunch available onsite. Admission is $7.00 per day or $10.00 for a 2 day ticket. Contact Carol Hemmingsen at email@example.com. Ample, convenient parking. Staying open late Friday night for the working quilters out there!! Buses are welcome and have a special rate of $5.00 per person.
Date and location: Friday, February 27, 2015 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Saturday, February 28, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
King's Court Castle, Canterbury Village, 2325 Joslyn Ct., Lake Orion, Mich. (MAP)
Description: Presented by Great Lakes Heritage Quilters and featuring more than 100 quilts, a vendor mall, raffle quilt, door prizes and GLHQ boutique. Admission is $6. For more information, visit www.glhq.org
Date and location: February 28 and March 1, 2015, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. each day.
Palm Ridge Recreation Center, 13800 W. Deer Valley Dr., Sun City West, Ariz. (MAP)
Description: This year's show, Quilted Treasures, features more than 200 quilts on display, boutique, vendors, quilt auction, quilt appraisals, as well as a special Hoffman Challenge Display. Admission is $3.00 and parking is free. Buses welcome. For more information https://pvpquilt.shutterfly.com
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 13-14, 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 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: 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: 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: 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: 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 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: 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 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 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