Berrien Towne & Country Calendar

2015 Trips

2015 Trips




DeVos Place Convention Center, 303 Monroe Ave, Grand Rapids,



Quilts Along the Wildcat

June 5th and 6th, 2015
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Show admission $7.00
Kokomo Event and Conference Center
1500 North Reed Road (St Rd 931)
Kokomo, IN  46901

Show will include:

300 quilts on display from floor to ceiling

Vendor mall with quilt fabrics and supplies available for purchase
Quilt Appraisals by Donna Kooistra, Certified A.Q.S. Textile Appraiser

Bring your husband along and let him tour the Kokomo Automotive Museum
(located next door) with more than 100 vintage automobiles and Quilts of
Valor on display

Lunch and refreshments available for purchase

Quilts Along the Wildcat is one of the best quilt shows in Indiana. Thank
you so much for letting your guild members know about this show



Shipshewana Quilt Fest


Quilt and Vendor Show

The 2015 Quilt & Vendor Show will open at 12 noon on June 24th. The Quilt Show will once again be juried and limited to approximately 200 quilts. You can look forward to the best of the best!

Many different vendors from around the country will provide you with the newest and best products. Whether you have entered a quilt to be judged or are adding to your collection by shopping the vendors, you are sure to have an enjoyable experience!

A concession stand will operate inside the Quilt & Vendor Show Wednesday, 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm and Thursday through Saturday, 11 am to 3:00 pm.

New for 2015!Activities Stage

This is the place within the show to sit and listen to product presentations and demos from vendors, show sponsors, and others! Check the on-site schedule.



Daily Pass


Event Pass



Children 10 and under free with paid adult admission

New for 2015!Pre-enrollment for the Quilt & Vendor Show is available only after additional activities have been purchased. See Enrollment for more details.







Michigan State University Exhibits






LookOut! Art Gallery

MSU Residential College in the Arts and Humanities

Second floor of Snyder-Phillips Hall (C200)

362 Bogue Street, East Lansing, Michigan   (517) 355-0210

May 19 to September 19, 2014


RALLI QUILTS, Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum

April 25-August 31, 2014



May 11-November 26,2014








May 11 - November 30, 2014 
Earth Stories exhibit

An exhibit by the Studio Art Quilt Associates
Michigan State University Museum, East Lansing, MI

Gwen Jones will be part of the exhibit: "Librarians as Quilters" that will be shown in August at the Northeastern Illinois University Library, and at the Skokie Public Library in September.



August 1 - September 30, 2014 (Tues-Sat, 10am-4pm)
Quilts and Their Stories Annual Show
Coopersville Farm Museum and Event Center
375 Main St, Coopersville, MI 49404
(616) 997-8555

August 20-23, 2014
AQS Summer Show
DeVos Place, 303 Monroe Ave NW 
Grand Rapids, MI 48503 
Masters 2 Exhibit


August 25, 2014 (7pm)
3D Quilting Techniques with Jodie Dobbs of Marshall House Quilt Shop
presented by The Pieces and Patches Quilt Guild 
First Church of the Nazarene, 3905 Clinton Rd, Jackson, MI



August 29-30, 2014
Yoder's Amish Quilt Auction/Craft Show 

John Henry Yoder
10885 N Leaton Rd, Clare, MI 48617
(989) 386-2872
The 3rd Fri. & Sat. in May and 
Fri. & Sat. of Labor Day weekend


Sept 2- October 5, 2014

2014 Holly Girls Quilt Retreats

Date and location: September 2 - October 5, 2014
White Birch Lodge, 571 Meguzee Point Rd., Elk Rapids, Mich.

Description: Introducing the 1st annual Holly Girls Quilt Retreats! The retreats will be held at the lovely 100-year-old White Birch Lodge. Nestled in the woods along the shores of Elk Lake, you will be right in the heart of Northern Michigan's resort area. The town of Elk Rapids is a charming small town with nice restaurants and shopping. We are excited to continue the tradition our good friend Gwen Marston started 30 years ago. We will keep the format and spirit of the retreats, adding our own touches based on our experience and expertise. For each six-day-long retreat, participants will arrive on Tuesday and attend the "Opening Ceremony" (introductions).Classes on Wednesday through Saturday Depart on Sunday morning. For more information, visit






September 6-7, 2014
Cal-co Quilt Show
Calhoun County Fair Campound 
Merchants Business Bldg, Marshall, MI



September 2014 TBA
Flint Festival of Quilts
Various locations throughout Downtown Flint



Sept. 25-27, 2014
MQX Quilt Festival - Midwest 2014


Date and location: September 25-27, 2014
Crowne Plaza Hotel & Convention Center, 3000 S Dirksen Pkwy, Springfield Ill. 


Description: MQX Quilt Festival is a quilt show and conference for all who love quilts. Over 100 classes in design, drawing, all types of machine quilting (from longarm to home sewing machine), piecing and business. (Classes begin September 24th). Want to try a machine, take a hands on-class with Gammill, HandiQuilter, Innova, Janome or Bernina machines. Over 300 competition and special exhibit quilts and 55+ vendors for your viewing and shopping enjoyment. Friday night dinner with special guest, Mark Lipinski. No membership required to be part of the MQX Experience. $12 Admission, good for all show days. For more info, visit




September 26-27, 2014 (9am-6pm)
2nd Annual Quilters Showcase
Birch Run Expo Center
I-75 exit 136, right across from the Outlet Mall


September 26-28, 2014
American Sewing Expo 
Suburban Collection Showplace, Novi, MI


September 27, 2014
The Many Sides of Quilting

Date and location: Saturday, September 27, 2014, 10 a.m.-4p.m., and Sunday, September 28, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Fox Valley Lutheran High School, 5300 N. Meade St., Appleton, Wisc.

Description: This is Darting Needles Quilt Guild's 16th Biennial Show. Ours is a juried show featuring 250+ quilts on exhibit, judged competition,demonstrations, quilt raffle, bake sale, silent auction, quilter's boutique, vendor's mall, daily bed turning at 2p.m., and quilt appraisals on-site. Lunch and concessions available both days. Handicap accessible. For more info:



October 2-4, 2014
30th Annual Hospice of Helping Hands Quilt Walk

Between West Branch Library & Fourth St
West Branch, MI or



October 2-4, 2014 (to be verified) (9-7pm)
Pumpkin Patch Shop Hop - 7 shops



October 2-4, 2014
15th Annual Durand Quilt Show

First United Methodist Church, 10016 E Newburg Rd, Durand, MI 
For info, 989-493-2127


October 2-4, 2014
Quilt Show
Gaylord, MI


October 3-5, 2014
WMQG 2014 Quilts on the Grand 
The Delta Plex Arena
2500 Turner Avenue NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49509


October 9-11, 2014 (to be verified) (9am-6pm)
ABC Fall Color Shop Hop 
Ben Franklin, Marquette
Country Garden & Quilts, Ishpeming
Pine Street Quilts, Marinette
Quilter's Haven Ltd, Menominee
Quilts N Stuff, Escanaba



October 16-18, 2014 (to be verified)
8th Annual Shop Hop "Woodland Wonder"

The Front Porch Quilt Shop in Frankenmuth
The Stitching Well in Bay City
The Backstreet Quilt Shop in Bad Axe
Sisters in Quilting in Marlette
The Pincushion in Imlay City



October 17-18, 2014
Prairie Treasurers Quilt Show 2014

Date and location: October 17, 2014 9 a.m.-6 p.m., and October 18, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
DuPage County Fairgrounds, 2015 Manchester Rd., Wheaton, Ill.

Description: More than 300 quilts will be on display, plus judged quilts, merchant mall, raffle baskets, boutique, door prizes, scrap bag sale, books and patterns for sale, and much more. Admission is $8.00 and children under 8 are FREE. For further information, please go to




 October 17, 18, 2014

Berrien Towne & Country Quilt Guild

Quilt Show

Falling For Quilts

Friday  Oct. 17, 2014  1pm-7pm

Saturday  Oct. 18, 2014  9am-5pm

Vineland Center

1155 Vineland Rd.

St. Joseph, MI

  • Over 200 Quilts on display
  • Silent Auction of Mini Quilts    Proceeds going to the Berrien County Cancer Service
  • Antique Quilt Display
  • Vendors  from  Michigan and Northern Indiana
  • AQS Quilt Appraiser Donna Kooistra
  • Member Boutique
  • Demonstrations
  • Lunch available



October 27, 2014 (7pm)
Guest Speaker - Ami Simms with "Living with Quilts - A Survival Guide"
presented by The Pieces and Patches Quilt Guild 
First Church of the Nazarene, 3905 Clinton Rd, Jackson, MI



November 13-16, 2014
Quilt Retreat
Thunder Bay Resort, Hillman, MI
(800) 729-9375 or



November 14-16 , 2014

Fall Retreat Berrien Towne and Country Quilters






January 2015
Quilt Show
presented by Armada Area Historical Society
Armada Library
73930 Church Street, Armada, MI or (586) 784-5921



January 2015 TBA
25th Annual Quilt Show
Northeast Arts Center Auditorium
3233 Grove St Rd, Standish, MI 48658
For info (989) 846-9331



February 2015 TBA
Cabin Feber Shop Hop
Monarch Quilts - Brighton
The Stitchery - Howell
Linda's Country Quilts - Davison
Sew Crazy - Lapeer
Fabric Affair - Troy
Guildcrafters - Berkley



March 2015 TBA
OH-MI Shop Hop
For info


March 2015 TBA
Marshall's 23rd Annual 
"Stitches in Time, A Community Quilt Show" 
Marshall M.S., 100 E Green St, Marshall, MI 49068
$5 in advance at Quilts at the Marshall House, Sullivan Ins or EastEnd Studio & Gallery or $7 at the door 



April 2015
Quilters Road Trip
Around the Block - Portland
Attic Window - Comstock Park
Bernina Sewing Center - Kalamazoo
Everlasting Stitches - Holt
Friends Quilting Basket - Lake Odessa
The Hen House - Charlotte
Quilt N Go - East Leroy
Quilted Memories Inc. - Montague
Quilts at the Marshall House - Marshall 
Quilts Plus - Kalamazoo
Sew Unique Threads - Battle Creek 



August 12-15, 2015
AQS Summer Show
DeVos Place, Grand Rapids, MI


September 18-19, 2015
Going to Pieces Quilt Show
Capitol City Quilt Guild, Lansing
The Summit Sports and Ice Complex
Diamondale, MI


October 2015 TBA
Quilts Kalamazoo
Kalamazoo County Expo & Fairgrounds
Kalamazoo MI