2019 Show & Travel Schedule

I am pleased to present my 2019 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 18 - January 23, 2019
Off The Ocean Rug Hooking Conference
Marriott Courtyard, Jacksonville, FL
Contact Katie Puckett for more information at kissrughooking@yahoo.com
February 11 - 14, 2019
Red Stick Hook-In at Nottoway Plantation
31025 Highway 1, White Castle, LA  70788
Nottoway Plantation is the South's largest existing antebellum mansion
Vendors, door prizes, mini classes, rug show
Contact Gayle Soileau at candgsoileau@cox.net for more information
Saturday February 23, 2019 
23rd 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 5 - 7, 2019
How to Finish your hooked pieces
Bring all your unfinished work and you will learn several different finishing techniques for rugs and pillows.

McMinn County Living Heritage Museum
522 West Madison Ave., Athens, TN 37303
For more information or to sign up for the class, please contact the Museum at 
Friday March 8 - Saturday March 9, 2019 
 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 April 6, 2019
2019 Michigan Hook In sponsored by the Southern Michigan Hookrafters
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 25, 2019
Cream City Rug Hooking Guild Annual Hook-In
Boerner Botanical Gardens
Hales Corners, WI
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
For more information, go to the guild's website
Saturday May 4 and Sunday May 5, 2019
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
Saturday June 8, 2019
Spruce Ridge Studios Annual Tent Sale and Open House
10 am to 2 pm
(sale starts at 10 am - no early sales, please)
There will be clearance-priced wool and rug hooking patterns, and craft-related products at reduced prices.  Vintage, one of a kind, and antique treasures too!
All sale items will be outside under the tents.
For your regular shopping needs, my studio will be open during the sale.
All major credit cards accepted.
Please contact me for directions
NEW! Immediately following the Tent Sale....
2 pm to approx 5:30 pm
Beginning Rug Hooking class - $65.00
Come for the bargains and stay to learn how to rug hook!
Class will include a kit, linen pattern, basic rug hook, cut wool strips.  You need to bring a hoop or frame and a sharp pair of scissors.  Light refreshments served.
Please contact me at kris@spruceridgestudios (dot) com to RSVP your space in the class.
July 16 - 19, 2019
Northern Lights Rug Camp
Crosslake, MN
contact Tracy Kellen for more information:
July 26 - July 27, 2018
Third Annual The Great Smoky Mountain Hook-In
The Park Vista
705 Cherokee Orchard Road, Gatlinburg, TN  37738
Two full days ~ Friday 10am to 5pm
Saturday:  10am to 4 pm
Vendors, demonstrations, door prizes, mini-classes.
For more information, contact Rhonda Thistlethwaite at smokymountainrughooking@gmail.com
Monday August 5 - Friday August 9, 2019
HCRAG Rug Hooking School
St. Anna Greek Orthodox Church, 85 Voorhees Corner Rd., Flemington, NJ 08822

Vending and Teaching
Tuesday August 13 - Saturday August 17, 2019
23rd Annual Rug Hooking Week at Sauder Village
Registration begins January 9, 2019!
Retreats, workshops, rug exhibit, vendors
I am teaching a Friday evening workshop "Ripping, and Tearing, and Clipping!  Oh My!
For more information, visit the Sauder Village website for Rug Hooking Week

August 16-18, 2019
Michigan Fiber Festival
Allegan County Fairgrounds, Allegan, Michigan
Friday 10:00 am to 6:00 pm 
Saturday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Please note our booth location has changed:
Expo Building, spaces 80-81
Admission is $4.00 on Friday,  $6.00 for Saturday or Sunday (discounted admission for week-end passes-see the festival website for details)
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
August 28 - 31, 2019
2019 ATHA Biennial
Grand Hyatt Denver
1750 Welton Street, Denver, CO  80202
Vendor hours:  Wednesday August 28th   2pm to 6pm
Thursday August 29th   9am to 6 pm
Friday August 30   9am to 5pm
Saturday August 31   9am to 3pm

Classes with nationally known teachers, vendors, dinner/silent auctions!

See the ATHA website for detailed information:

September 8 - 13, 2019
Rugs By The Sea
The Chalfonte Hotel, 301 Howard Street, Cape May, NJ
For more information or for registration, contact Linda Woodbury at linda.woodbury@gmail.com
Saturday, September 29, 2019
9 am to 3 pm
Merry Mountain Hook-In
Mission/A-B Tech Conference Center, 16 Fernihurst Dr., Asheville, NC
visit www.wncrughooking.com for more details

October 20-24, 2019
Historic Franklin Rug Hooking Retreat
Drury Plaza Hotel Nashville Franklin
1874 West McEwen Dr., Franklin, TN 37067
4 nationally known teachers
Retreat store by Spruce Ridge Studios
For more information, contact Kris Miller at franklinrugretreat@icloud.com
or visit the Historic Franklin Rug Hooking Retreat Facebook page
November 3-7, 2019
20th Annual DelMarva Rugcrafters November Workshop
Dunes Manor Hotel, 2800 Baltimore Ave., Ocean City, MD  21842
For inquires about registration, contact Pam Johnson at lpt219@comcast.net
Saturday December 7, 2019
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.