Is this trip on your "bucket list"? The legendary Paducah, Kentucky AQS Quiltweek awaits you when you join this 5 night/6 day Motor Coach trip with friends and fellow quilters. Trip highlights include shopping at the original Hancock Fabric Store, considered the nation's largest. Of course, the primary highlight is the American Quilters Society show and contest! Spend two full days admiring hundreds of quilts on display, register for a class, enjoy demonstrations and just being in the company of other Quilters! As a world-class, UNESCO Creative City of Crafts and Folk Art, there will also be time for exploration in town. Visitor favorites include the National Quilt Museum, the Clemens Fine Arts Center and the famous "Wall to Wall" Floodwall Murals
Final payment dates and Cancellation policy: Final payment is due on March 1, 2023. A full refund will apply if you decide to cancel prior to this date. After that time, a full or partial refund is dependent on me reselling your seat and/or me recovering any out-of-pocket expenses. Trip insurance will also be available"
Please follow CDC current guidelines and stay up to date on vaccines to protect yourself from variants during travel and exposure to crowds.
The bus travels north from Myrtle Beach allowing for northbound pick-up locations along the way. An opportunity will be provided after you register to tell me where you live so I can plan convenient pick-up locations.
If you are considering the trip and would prefer to find a roommate rather than book a single reservation, let Patty know so that I can attempt to coordinate your request. Use the blue "Ask a Question" button to contact Patty or email me at email@example.com
Please note that you have payment options. 1. Credit card but there is a fee. 2. ACH bank draft - no fee or 3. You can send Patty a check. If you choose to do this, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 404-791-3166
Day One /April 25- Multiple departure locations will be offered. We have an approximate 9 hour ride this day including meal and rest stops to Knoxville, TN where we overnight.
Day Two/April 26 - Depart Knoxville and make the approximate 6 hour ride to Paducah so that we can shop ahead of the crowds at the Hancock Fabric Store. There will also be time to get acclimated and enjoy the town this evening.
Day Three and Four- Show Days! - April 27 & 28 Spend all of your time at the Show or combine it with time spent in the historic district of Paducah. A trolley transports visitors throughout the town. Shuttle times will also be coordinated during the day back to the hotel. Patty will have town maps, guides and other optional visitor activity information available.
Day Five/April 29 - Travel back east to the coast with an overnight stop in Asheville
Day Six /April 30-Return home with new friends, good memories and new creative ideas!