Happenings Outside Our Guild


Do you have information about a quilt exhibit, lecture, workshop or special event for quilters that you would like to share with our Greater Ann Arbor Quilt Guild members and visitors to our website?       Complete the form at the bottom of this page to tell us about your event.


Festival of QuiltsAppleseed Quilters Guild, Fort Wayne IN – March 20-21, 2020

Quilt Show and Learning Event; 300+ quilts; 3 classes and a trunk show by Penny Haren; 15+ schoolhouse classes; Cherrywood’s Bob Ross Challenge traveling exhibit; Vendor Promenade and much more.  Pre-registration is strongly advised, space is limited.

Location:    Plassman Center at Turnstone, 3320 North Clinton Street, Fort Wayne, Indiana

Time:          Friday, March 20, 9:00 – 6:00 , Saturday, March 21 9:00 – 3:00

Fee:            Admission $8 one-day $12 both days. Additional fees for Haren Lectures

Info:            Poster link;      Contact:  Scfortriede@gmail.com

A Sharing of Quilts XVBay Heritage Quilters Guild – May 1 – 3, 2020

Approximately 150 quilts will be on display, “Tranquility” raffle quilt, vendor mall, special exhibits, boutique, and more!   On Saturday, Carole Carroll, the founder of Michigan based Miracle Quilts, will share information about her grass roots organization that supports wounded veterans.

Location:  Bay County Community Center, 800 John F. Kennedy Drive, Bay City, MI.  (new location) fully accessible facility.

Time:         Fri & Sat: 10 AM – 5 PM and Sun: Noon – 5 PM

Fee:           $5 admission

Info:           989-316-1036  or  pokeyclowns@aol.com.

The 19th Amendment at 100:  Women’s Voices Then and Now – Exhibition Dates: January 24-February 29, 2020 

Gallery: Swords into Plowshares Peace Center & Gallery, Detroit, Michigan

In a time when women’s rights are being denigrated, women’s health and bodies are being threatened, and women’s pay is still unequal, it is important to remember the strength of the suffrage movement that established women’s right to vote. Honor and recognize the centennial of the 19th Amendment that was ratified on August 18, 1920. Opening reception is Friday, January 24th / 6-8:00PM.

Genesee Star Quilters

Third Friday of the month January- November

South Flint Church of the Nazarene
4075 East Atherton Rd, Burton MI.

Business meeting begins at 10 am. Programs begin at 12:30 pm.

Guests are welcome to attend. $5 charge when programs are provided by guest teachers or lecturers.
The intent of our programs is to engage members by teaching the processes and history of quilting and demonstrating techniques. During the year, several distinguished teachers from Michigan and across the U.S. are scheduled to present lectures and workshops.

More information can be found at their website or you can contact Marcia at 810-938-7001.

Genesee Star Quilters (Flint, Michigan) are hosting lectures and workshops in 2017. Participation in workshops requires pre-registration with class fees paid at the time of registration. Non-members are welcome as space allows.

Davison Evening Star Quilt Guild Lectures

Location: Davison-Richfield Senior Center, 10135 Lapeer Road, Davison, Michigan

Time:  6:30 PM, with doors opening at 6:00 PM

Fee: $7.00

Contact/Questions:  Anna Palmer at davisoneveningstarquiltguild@gmail.com

What is Your Upcoming Quilting Event?

Please complete this form and submit it to us, along with a photo or poster if you have one. Be sure to include your own website address for more information. If you have further questions, please contact webmaster@gaaqg.com. Thanks for helping us spread the news!