2018 Show & Travel Schedule

I am pleased to present my 2018 Show and Travel Schedule.
      Please check back often ~ new events and dates will be added as they become available.

Please note that I do not have a retail location.  Shop my website on-line with the convenient shopping cart, purchase by mail order, or visit our booth at one of these quality events.

January 13 - January 17, 2018
Off The Ocean Rug Hooking Conference
Marriott Courtyard, Jacksonville, FL
Contact Katie Puckett for more information at kissrughooking@yahoo.com
Saturday February 24, 2018 
22st Annual Rock Creek Hook-In
Lenexa Community Center
93rd & Pflumm Road, Lenexa, Kansas
9 am to 3 pm
$15.00 admission includes snacks and coffee/tea
Door prizes, rug show, 18+ vendors
March 6 - 8, 2018
Primitive Rug Hooking Class 
This is an open class for any type of wide cut/primitive rug hooking pattern.  I will have a large selection of textured woolens, patterns, and supplies.  I will help you color plan and teach different useful hooking techniques during our workshop together.  I teach #8 cut and above. Please note that I DO NOT teach shading or cuts smaller than #6.

McMinn County Living Heritage Museum
522 West Madison Ave., Athens, TN
For more information or to sign up for the class, please contact Elizabeth Wentworth at 423-263-2401
Friday March 9 - Saturday March 10, 2018 
 Annual Hook-In at the McMinn County Living Heritage Museum
522 West Madison Ave., Athens, TN
For more information, please contact Mary Alton at the museum
Saturday March 17, 2018
Woolwrights Rug Hooking Guild 2018 Hook-In
Lancaster Farm & Home Center
1383 Arcadia Road, Lancaster, PA  
9 am to 4 pm
Visit http://www.woolwrights.com for directions and more information 
Saturday March 24, 2018
Black Swamp Spinning Guild Market Day And Fiber Fair
Wood County Fairgrounds, Junior Fair Building
13800 W. Poe Road, Bowling Green, OH  43402
9 am to 4 pm
$1.00 admission fee
Lots of wonderful products for the textile and fiber artist
Rug hooking, roving, yarn, dyes, spinning wheels, looms, and more

April 3-6, 2018
Podickory /Pearl McGown Guild #72 Rug Hooking Workshop
Annapolis, MD
 Contact Billie Cirrincione for more information at penwood3@yahoo.com
Saturday April 14, 2018
2018 Michigan Hook In sponsored by the Wild Wooly Women Rug Hooking Guild
Washtenaw Community College, Morris Lawrence Building
4800 E. Huron River Dr., Ann Arbor, MI  48105
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Admission fee includes lunch
Door prizes, rug show, shopping, raffle
Contact information for registration will be updated when it is received
Thursday April 26, 2018
Cream City Rug Hookers 29th Hook-In
Tommy Thompson Youth Center
Wisconsin State Fair Park, West Allis,WI 53214
10 am - 3 pm
For more information, contact the guild at creamcityRHguild@wi.rr.com
Saturday May 5 and Sunday May 6, 2018
Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival
Howard County Fairgrounds, West Friendship, Maryland
Saturday 8:30 am to 6:00 pm
Sunday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
no early entry
$5.00 daily admission (18 years and older)
Visit our booth in Barn 5, Booth 10
The largest sheep and wool festival in the country!
Shopping, food, sheep show, demonstrations, classes, and more
Visit SheepAndWool.org for more information
June 17 - 22, 2018
18th Annual Manistee Rug School
Manistee High School
525  12th Street
Manistee, MI  49660
There are openings in my class - come hook primitives and wide cut rugs with me!
Please contact Karen Rorick (rosier313@msn.com) or Alaina Trout (ibfishwich@gmail.com) for registration and more information
July 27 - July 28, 2018
Second Annual The Great Smoky Mountain Hook-In
Holiday Inn Pigeon Forge
3230 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN  37868
Cost is $75.00 per person for a two-day event which includes champagne/dessert reception, coffee and cold drinks on both days, lunch on Saturday, vendor demonstrations, door prizes.
For more information, contact Rhonda Thistlethwaite at smokymountainrughooking@gmail.com
August 17-19, 2018
Michigan Fiber Festival
Allegan County Fairgrounds, Allegan, Michigan
Friday 10:00 am to 5:00 pm (usually no admission charge on Friday!)
Saturday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
We are located in Building 8-B, booths 30-31
Admission $5.00
Shopping, workshops, demonstrations, food, fiber animal shows, and (my favorite) Sheep Costume Parade on Sunday.
Visit the festival website at www.michiganfiberfestival.info for more information
September 9 - 14, 2018
Duluth Arrowhead Hookcrafters Annual Rug School
Blackwoods Conference Center in Proctor, MN
195 US-2, Duluth, MN  55810
(minutes away from downtown Duluth)
For information, please contact Sandy Krumwiede at sanjimk@hotmail.com
Saturday September 29, 2018
16th Annual Merrie Mountain Hook-In
B-B Tech/Mission Health Conference Center
16 Fernihurst Dr., Asheville, NC
9 am to 4 pm
Breakfast, lunch, door prizes, raffle, rug show, vendors
Registration fee is $40.00
for more information, contact wncrughooking@gmail.com 
or visit www.wncrughooking.com

October 8-12, 2018
Attending the TIGHR Triennial in Swaledale (Reeth), England!
I will be away from my studio until October 23rd.

Saturday December 1, 2018
All The Trimmings Holiday Show
Chelsea Fairgrounds - 4-H Service Building
20501 Old US 12, Chelsea, MI  48118
(Please note new time) 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Free admission, free parking, free refreshments
Hand made gifts by local Michigan artisans.  Wood carving, fresh Holiday greens, antiques, rug hooking, bears, felted items, jewelry, honey, folk art paintings, and more.