Please check with show contact, guild website or a quilt shop in the area to verify information...............................................


New Shows not in the 14th Edition.
Location of show. Click on month next to the city to view the information about that show. Shows are listed by Date in their respective month, not by City.
Bella Vista - April
Mountain View - Oct
Mountain Home - Oct
Mount Ida - Oct
Mena - May
Hot Springs - July
Little Rock - June
Bentonville - April
Jonesboro - April
Clinton - Nov
Texarkana - Apr
El Dorado - Oct
Camden - March

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           Annual, 1st weekend in March

Camden Daffodil Festival Quilt Show
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed):
Contacts       Website:       Email:       Phone: ,
Location: First United Methodist Church, 121 Harrison Ave., Camden,
Hours: Fri & Sat 9 - 5       Admission: Free      
Sponsored by: , ,
Held in conjunction with the Camden Daffodil Festival. The Ouachita Quilters gather quilts donated for the show from Ouachita County residents. The number of quilts at the show is usually around 40. One of the other projects of this group is to donate baby quilts to the Women's Crisis Center; they have donated 80 over the past years.

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Bella Vista
           Even Year, 1st weekend in April (Unless Easter)

Calico Cut-Ups Quilt Show
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed):
Contacts       Website:       Email:       Phone: ,
Location: St. Bernard Catholic Church, 1 St. Bernard Ln., Bella Vista, 72715
Hours:       Admission:      
Sponsored by: , ,

           Annual, 2nd Fri & Sat in April

The Texarkana Quilt Show
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed): April 8-9, 2016
Contacts       Website:       Email:       Phone: Desiree Johnson, (870) 774-0367
Location: Four States Fairground, 3700 E. 50th St., Texarkana, 71854
Hours: Fri 10 - 6, Sat 10 - 5       Admission: $5      
Sponsored by: Miller-Bowie Quilt Board, Texarkana,
There will be close to 200 quilts, vendors, Door prizes and a pillow case challenge.

           Odd Years, 2nd weekend in April

Q.U.I.L.T. of Northwest Arkansas Show
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed):
Contacts       Website:       Email:       Phone: Diane Crandell, (972) 978-4488
Location: Bentin County Fairgrounds, 7640 SW Regional Airport Blvd., Bentonville, 72712
Hours:       Admission: $5      
Sponsored by: Quilters United in Learning Together, Rogers,
30,000 sq.ft. of quilts, vendors, special exhibits and more. Come join us for a terrific show.

           Annual, April

Threads of Life Quilt Show
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed):
Contacts       Website:       Email:       Phone: Nancy Chrisman, (870) 243-1077
Location: St. Bernards Auditorium, 505 E. Washington, Jonesboro,
Hours: Sat 9 - 4, Sun 1 - 4       Admission: free      
Sponsored by: St. Bernards Development Foundation, Jonesboro,
Our guest artist this year is Jenny Williams. We will have 15-20 of Jenny's pieces all of which will be for sale, and a portion of the proceeds of these sales will go to the Flo & Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro, Arkansas. Additionally, we will have about 75 quilts from area quilters and numerous pieces of knitting, weaving, embroidery, smocking, and other items related to needle arts. Several of the vendors will give free demonstrations of the above items, and we will have a sewing area for everyone interested in participating to make pillows for breast cancer patients. There will be a silent auction with the items being donated by local quilt guild members and vendors.

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           Annual, last weekend in May

Ouachita Quilt Show
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed):
Contacts       Website:       Email:       Phone: Sharon Chambers, (479) 243-0817
Location: Historic Armory, 211 DeQueen St., Mena,
Hours: Fri 9 - 6, Sat 9 - 4       Admission: $2      
Sponsored by: Nimble Thimble Quilters Guild, Mena,
Held in Conjunction with the Lum & Abner Festival. 100+ Quilts on Display, Donation Quilt, Challenge Display, Vendors

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Little Rock
           Annual, June

National Quilting Association Show
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed):
Contacts       Website:       Email:       Phone: NQA Communications Chair, (614) 488-8520
Location: Statehouse Convention Center, 101 E. Markham St., Little Rock, 72201
Hours: Thur - Sat 9 - 6       Admission: $15      
Sponsored by: National Quilting Association, Columbus,
Discover the array of quilts exhibited at the 46th NQA Annual Quilt Show. From sophisticated to whimsical, modern to traditional, you will see a broad spectrum of quilts. With more than 400 quilts on display you will certainly find a style or design that pleases you. In addition to viewing the quilts, opportunities to take classes, hear lectures, and shop with our vendors are also available. On Sunday, admission is free for Military Personnel and their families (with Military ID; limit 5). Plan to join us for this wonderful show !

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Hot Springs
           Odd Years, 2nd weekend in July

Hot Springs Area Quilt Guild
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed):
Contacts       Website:       Email:       Phone: Beth Wynn, (501) 318-0947
Location: Convention Center-Hot Springs Nat. Park, 134 Convention Blvd., Hot Springs,
Hours:       Admission:      
Sponsored by: , ,
This year the Quilts will be placed into catagories, judged with ribbons for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place awarded. We will also have a book with all entries listed for you to view for information on the quilts, vendors and sponsors.

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El Dorado
           Odd Years, 2nd Sat. in October

Union County Quilt Guild Show
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed):
Contacts       Website:       Email:       Phone: Linda Fitts, (870) 864-7083
Location: Best Western King's Inn--Conference Center, 1920 Junction City Hwy., El Dorado, 71730
Hours: Sat 9 am - 4:30 pm       Admission: $2      
Sponsored by: Union County Night Quilt Guild, El Dorado,
Come enjoy our fall foilage and quaint downtown area around the courthouse. Our quilt show will feature quilts that date back to 1877 through today. At noon there will be a luncheon with a special speaker. Cost of the luncheon is $15. Y'all come see us.

Mt. Ida
           Annual, 2nd Fri, Sat & Sun in October

Quartz, Quiltz & Craftz Festival
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed):
Contacts       Website:       Email:       Phone: Kathryn Stucker, (870) 326-4442
Location: Montgomery County Fairgrounds, 248 Fairgrounds Rd., Mt. Ida,
Hours: Fri & Sat 9 - 6, Sun 10 - 4       Admission: Free      
Sponsored by: Montgomery County Extension Homemakers Council, Mt. Ida,
150+ Quilts on Display, Viewers' Choice, Donation Quilt, Block Contest, Arts & Crafts Show, Food Available

Mountain Home
           Odd Years, last weekend in October

Hill 'n Hollow Quilter's Show Autumn in the Ozards
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed):
Contacts       Website:       Email:       Phone: Maureen Forster, (870) 491-7567
Location: Baxter County Fairgrounds, Education Bldg., 1507 Fairgrounds Dr., Mountain Home, 72653
Hours: Thur - Sat 9:30 - 5       Admission: $5      
Sponsored by: Hill 'N Hollow Quilters Guild, Mountain Home,
Over 300 Quilts - (Traditional and Art Quilts), Special Exhibits, Vendors, Door Prizes, Demos, and more.

Mountain View
           Odd Years, 4th weekend in October

Stone County Extension Homemakers Quilt Show
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed):
Contacts       Website:       Email:       Phone: Extension Office, (870) 269-3336
Location: Ozark Folk Center--Admin. Bldg., Hwy. 382, Mountain View,
Hours: Fri 8 - 5, Sat 8 - 3:30       Admission: Free      
Sponsored by: The Stone County Extension Homemakers, Mountain View,
60+ Quilts by the Stone County Quilters on Display. Raffle Quilt.

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           Annual, 2nd Week in November

Arkansas Traditional Quilt & Craft Show
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed):
Contacts       Website:       Email:       Phone: Deborah Meyer, (501) 253-1240
Location: Van Buren County Fairgrounds, 1827 Hwy. 16 E (1.7 miles from Hwy. 65), Clinton, 72031
Hours: Fri & Sat 10 - 5       Admission: Free      
Sponsored by: Van Buren County Extension Homemakers, Clinton,
Event Schedule--Tues.: 11 Nov: Quilt entries arrive, Weds: 12 Nov: Quilt Judging (not open to public), Thurs: 13 Nov: Crafters arrive and set up booths/ Show quilts Set-up for display, Fri/Sat: 14 - 15Nov: Quilt and Craft Show Opens Free Admission/Parking.

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