Events/Venues in the Area

  • Retreat at Lake Gaston
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    Enjoy this wonderful lakeside retreat, created just for you and your quilting friends to enjoy! Guests can choose their favorite of nine beds in our main house, spread across 4 bedrooms, all with lake views. For larger groups, consider adding the attached cottage, which accommodates three additional guests across 2 bedrooms for an additional fee. The cottage also boasts its own kitchen, laundry, bathroom, cozy living room and large screened porch with lake views. For more information click here.

  • Smoky Mountain Quilters of TN Quilt Show


    The Smoky Mountain Quilters of Tennessee is inviting you to showcase your quilts at the guild’s 41st Quilt Show & Competition. The show is scheduled for Friday, August 5 and Saturday, August 6, 2022, at the Knoxville Expo Center in Tennessee. More than $6,000 in awards will be made to quilters in 15 categories, including a juniors category (ages 16 and under), and 13 additional special awards. Deadline for entries is June 7, 2022. Please visit for more information on the competition and for entry forms.

  • Electric City and Prickly Fingers Quilt Guilds Show
    A Celebration of Quilts, presented by Electric City and Prickly Fingers Quilt Guilds
    August 12-13, Admission $5.00 Civic Center of Anderson, SC.
  • Judging Seminar
    NACQJ 2-Day Judging Seminar: Sept 12–13, Davenport, Iowa; Fees: $200 + $25 supplies; Contact Beveryly Fine
  • South Carolina Quilt Trails--
    Upstate Heritage Quilt Trail
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    Foothills Quilt Trail–Landrum
    Ridge Heritage Quilt Trail