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American Quilter's Society
PO Box 3290
Paducah, KY 42002-3290

Toll-free (for orders only, please):
1-800-626-5420
Phone: 270-898-7903
Fax: 270-898-1173

Physical Street Address for UPS/FedEx Shipments Only:
5801 Kentucky Dam Road Paducah, KY 42003-9323

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August, 2019

Smoky Mountain Quilters of Tennessee 39th Annual Quilt Show & Competition

Aug. 02, 2019 - Aug. 03, 2019
DATE/TIMES: Friday, August 2, 9am-5pm; Saturday, August 3, 9am-4pm ENTRY INFORMATION: $6,000 in awards; 16 categories, 12 special awards; Deadline to enter: June 14, 2019 DESCRIPTION: Nearly 200 quilts on display. On Friday, Merikay Waldvogel, 2009 Quilters Hall of Fame inductee, will present an antique quilt bedturning from 11am-1 pm. On Saturday, a special exhibit and meet-and-greet with award-winning quilter, Linda Roy, is scheduled for 9am-3pm. Shop some 20 vendors and a boutique of unique items handcrafted by guild members. Quilt appraisals by appointment. Free parking.

  • Sponsor: Smoky Mountain Quilters of Tennessee
  • Location: Knoxville Expo Center, 5441 Clinton Hwy, Knoxville, TN 37912
  • Admission: Daily admission $7, 2-day pass is $10
  • Contact: (865) 213-2335
  • Email: info@smokymtnquilters.com
  • Web Site Link: www.smokymtnquilters.com

Quilting the Sun

Aug. 25, 2019 - Sep. 15, 2019
A fascinating play about Harriet Powers, a 19 Century quilter whose quilts are in the collections of the Smithsonian Institution and the Boston Museum of Fine Arts. Written by Grace Cavalieri, it tells the story of a woman born into slavery, whose extraordinary applique quilts astound. Performed by the Xoregos Performing Company in the Dream Up Festival.

  • Sponsor: Theater for the New City
  • Location: 155 First Ave, New York, NY 10003
  • Admission: $20 per person
  • Contact: (212) 239-8405 | (212) 254-1109
  • Email: xoregos@gmail.com
  • Web Site Link: theaterforthenewcity.net