Fun Events To Go To

April 18th
Quilt Show
First United Methodist Church, 2111 Camino Del Rio South
Linder Hall Admission $7 (husbands and parking are free!)

April 18 – 19 2009
Nite Owl Quilters Guild Quilt Show Ontario Senior Center, 225 B Street Opportunity baskets and silent auction–both days Email Contact: Website:

April 24 – 25 2009
Friendships made by the Sea Quilt Show Email Contact: Website:

April 25 – 26 2009
Seven Sisters Quilt Show The Associated Quilt Guilds of the Central Coast present the 2009 SEVEN SISTERS QUILT SHOW April 25, Saturday 9a.m.-5p.m.and April 26, Sunday 9a.m.-4p.m. to be held at the Alex Madonna Expo Center, Madonna Inn, 100 Madonna Road San Luis Obispo, California $7/one-day pass or $10/two-day pass The show will includes Over thirty vendors,Opportunity Quilts, Challenge Quilts, Wearable Art, Food Vendors and a beautiful quilt display! Email Contact: Website:

May 1 ‐ 2
Inland Empire Quilters Guild presents “Country Quilt Fair” Quilt Show. Come and join us for a fun filled quilt show. We will have a silent auction. We also are selling tickets for opportunity baskets and each one contains a sewing machine. Our opportunity quilt will be raffled off on Saturday. Over 100 quilts on display. Vendor Mall, Hoffman Challenge Quilts, Guild Challenge Quilts, Craft Boutique, Door Prizes, Special Exhibits and Quilts for sale. Admission $7. Email Contact:

May 14, 15, 16
Del Mar Quilt, Craft & Sewing Festival
Del Mar Fair Grounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd, Del Mar, CA 92014$8.00/person. And there is a $1 off coupon online.

May 16 – 17
Antelope Valley Quilt Association’s quilt show AVQA will be having their 32nd annual quilt show on May 16‐17, 2009 at the Antelope Fair grounds at the J. P. Pavilion building at 2551 W. Ave H (at Hwy. 14)
Lancaster, Ca 93536. Email Contact:, or
Antelope Valley Quilt Association’s quilt show AVQA will be having their 32nd annual quilt show on May 16-17, 2009. It will be held at the Antelope Fair grounds at the J. P. Pavilion building at 2551 W. Ave H (at Hwy. 14) Lancaster, Ca 93536. There will be a fashion show on Sunday,at 1pm., quilt auction on Saturday, at 1 pm., vendors, door prizes, Children’s color block workshop, opportunity quilt drawing, and a Bernina sewing machine drawing. Admission is $7 for two days, Husbands and children under 12 are free. There is also $5 for parking. Email Contact:, or

May 15-16
Quilt Show presented by the Chula Vista Quilters Guild.
The show will also display 40 of the Hoffman Challenge quilts and there will be various vendor booths, along with refreshments to purchase. There are 80+ entries in this quilt show!
Community Congregational Church, 276 “F” St. Chula Vista CA 91910,
Fri and Sat 10 am – 4 pm. $5 Nancy Higgins 619-475-7615

May 16 – 17
San Fernando Valley Guild and Valley Quiltmakers AROUND THE WORLD IN STITCHES Quilt Show Sat 10-6, Sun 10-4,Cal State Univ Northridge. Hoffman Challenge Quilts, Asilomar Raffle Drawing, Vendor Mall, Quilt Auction Sunday 2PM, and much more. Email Contact: Website:

June 5 – 6
North Cities Quilt Guild “ALL THAT JAZZ”, our biennial quilt show, will be held at the Placentia Presbyterian Church, 849 North Bradford, Placentia CA. Friday 9am-6pm; Saturday 9am-4pm. Email Contact:

June 9 – 14
The Traveling Quilters Join us as we visit Minnesota . . the land of the Lakes. Our feature for this trip is the Minnesota Quilt Guild Quilt Show in Duluth. Before heading to the show we’ll spend some time at Gull Lake near Brainerd (home of Cherrywood Fabrics) where we’ll enjoy a lecture and trunk show about how the Cherrywood fabric is created. We’ll visit St. Cloud (home of Gruber’s Quilt Shop, Munsinger Gardens, and more) for a day and then we’re off to Duluth. We’ve planned a number of quilt shop stops and we’ll even dip into Wisconsin to visit a few of their shops. Join us? Email Contact: Website:

June 13 – 14
Santa Monica Quilt Guild presents “Explorations 2009” a quilt exhibition of traditional and contemporary works. Located at Loyola Marymount University in Westchester. Over 150 quilts on display. Featured Quilter: Sherry Kleinman Vendors, Bag Boutiue, Raffles, Auctions, Demonstrations, Opportunity Quilt, Games & More. Admission $7 at the door. Contact Tina Nord 310/838-4333. Email Contact: Website:

July 9-12 and July 16-19;
Southern California Quilter’s Run. Great Prizes.

July 24-26th, 2009
One of the newest and largest Quilt Shows in Southern California! Classes begin on Wednesday, July 22 (a day earlier). Tours begin on July 21st.
Shopping Hours: July 23, 5-9pm Preview Night; July 24 & 25th 10am-7pm; July 26th 10am-3pm.

September 5 – 6
Busy Bears Quilt Guild of Big Bear Lake Mountain Treasures XXI 2009 Quilt Show; Labor Day Weekend; Big Bear Middle School 41275 Big Bear Blvd., Big Bear Lake, Ca. 92315 Sat. 10-5 Sun. 10-4 Admission – $5.00 Children under 12 Free Boutique, Exhibit Quilts, Vendors, Wearable Art, Door Prizes For More Information call: Sharon 909 844-4545 or Bonnie 909 866-3906 Email Contact:

Sept 17 – 19th
San Diego Quilt Show at the San Diego Convention Center.

September 17 – 2
The Traveling Quilters Our Temecula Quilt-Away Retreats are always fun and productive weekends. It’s a great opportunity to finish projects or start something new. We usually have anywhere from 30 to 45 people at the retreat so it’s always fun to see what people are working on. Each person has half an 8-ft table for sewing space in our large, well-lit classroom. Once again we’ll be staying at the Vina de Lestonnac Retreat Center in the Temecula wine region. Email Contact: Website:

September 26 – 26
North County Quilter’s Association 24th Annual Quilt Show and Auction to take place September 26, 2009. The event will be held at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido located at 340 N. Escondido Blvd., Escondido, CA. The doors will open at 9:00 a.m. and the Live Auction begins at 12:30 p.m. Over 100 handmade quilts will be auctioned – from mini to bed size. Come early and show our Vendor Mall for quilting, sewing and crafting supplies. There will be a silent auction and free door prizes. Admission and parking are FREE! Contact: Joanne Eichler (760) 580-6663 or e-mail

September 26 – 27
Kings River Quilter’s Guild KRQG Bi Annual Quilt Show Immanuel High School Dinuba, Ca Email Contact:

September 26 – 27
KRQG Quilt show Email Contact:

September 26 – 27
Quilts — Our Global Language Quilts — Our Global Language is a juried and judged show open to the regional. Join us at our new venue, Cal State Fullerton Titan Center. Easy access and no fee parking. Great quilts, great vendors, and great fun ! Email Contact: Website:

October 3
Old Town Temecula Outdoor Quilt Show Admission is FREE to our lovely annual outdoor show. Over 150 quilts on will be on display on eaves and porches of Old Town businesses along Front Street from Moreno to Santiago Road. Valley of the Mist Quilters’ Guild members will be on hand to answer questions and give information about featured quilts and quilt-making. In addition to guild member quilts, past Guild President and Guild Challenge quilts will be displayed. In front of the Temecula Community Theater, there will be a silent auction for small quilted items and at noon, a live auction for larger quilts. A portion of the auction proceeds will go directly to a local charity. More info to come soon! Email Contact: Website:

October 3 – 3
Wanderingfoot Quilt Guild Tea Email Contact: OR

October 10
SCCQG Council Meeting Hosted by Valley Quilters Guild, The Simpson Center, 305 E. Devonshire, Hemet, CA 92544. Topic: Philanthropy/Community Outreach

October 16 – 17
El Camino Quilters presents “JOURNEYS” their Fall October 16, 10 – 5, October 17 10 – 4, 2009 . Located in the Clarke Field House at Cal State San Marcos . (Same place as 2007) Free parking, husbands free. More than 200 quilts, fabulous Boutique, Opportunity Baskets, Live Auction on Saturday, Make and Take It, Special Exhibit – Quilts of our Journeys. Contact – Heather at, or Dee at Ride the Sprinter from Oceanside ! Email Contact: or Website:

Oct. 16-17
Ramona Back Country Quilters Quilt Show;
Mountain View Community Church 1191 Meadowlark Way
(corner of 78 and Ash St.), Ramona.
Fri and Sat 10-4; FREE

October 24
Orange Grove Quilters Guild – Quilt Auction & Tea
“Fall Into Winter”, featuring Lyn Mann as Auctioneer!
Garden Grove United Methodist Church in Acker Hall, 12741 Main Street, Garden Grove.
Preview & Refreshments 11am. Auction 1pm. 100 = Items.
Admission: Bid # & refreshments $5, Pre-sale tickets: $4.
Email Contact:;

November 6 – 7
Fallbrook Quilt Guild Quilted Treasures Quilt Show at the Fallbrook Presbyterian Church, 463 S. Stage Coach Lane, Fallbrook, CA 92028, 10:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. Vendors, Quilters’ Cafe, over 200 quilts on display, Opportunity Quilt raffle, and much more. Email Contact: Website:

Nov. 5-7;
Thurs – Sat. 10-5; The Rusty Barn – Pomona’s Quilt, Craft, and Sewing Festival ,
at the Fairplex in Pomona, Bldg. 5.

Nov. 6-7;
“A Harvest of Quilts” a Flying Geese Quilt Guild Quilt Show at Soka University,
1 University Dr., Aliso Viejo, CA.


Jan 14-17, 2010
Road to California Quilt Show, Ontario Convention Center, Ontario, CA

February 12 – 13
Valley Quilters (Hemet) 30th Annual Quilt Show, Valley Wide Recreation Center, 901 Esplanade Ave., San Jacinto, CA. Featuring over 125 quality quilts, consignment shop, boutique, quilt appraiser, venders, & featured quilter. 10 am – 4 pm. Admission $6. No strollers or children under six. Info: 951-927-4348 Email Contact: