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Wed
30
Apr '14

Paducah Golf Course Reviews

Golf Courses – Paducah Kentucky During Paducah’s Quilt Week husbands of quilters frequently busy themselves with  golfing. The following reviews are from three courses I managed to play during the 2014 AQS Quilt Show. Review – Paxton Park Golf Course Paducah, KY www.paxtonpark.com Paducah’s only public golf course is less than 10 minutes from downtown […]

Mon
20
May '13

Restaurants and Camping Grand Rivers KY

Grand Rivers, Kentucky – Restaurants and RV Parks When Jo and I go to the Paducah Quilt Show we usually stay at the Canal Park Campground near Grand Rivers, Kentucky. During Quilt Week I’ll bet at least half the campers at Canal Park are attending the big AQS Show. Located about 25 miles east of […]

Fri
10
May '13

Paducah, Kentucky – Quilt City USA

Paducah, Kentucky – 2013 Quilt Show Paducah is home to National Quilt Museum and the headquarters of the American Quilters Society so its affiliation with quilting and fabric arts extends beyond the week of the annual quilting convention that quilters know as the Paducah Quilt Show (officially titled the AQS Quilt Show & Contest – […]

Tue
16
Apr '13

Paducah AQS Quilt Show

Getting Ready for Paducah Jo has been busy packing ARVY (our Rialta Motor Home) for her first trip of the 2013 season – which will be to Paducah, Kentucky for the annual Quilt Show & Quilters Convention. We’ve had a very cold and wet early spring here in Wisconsin so we are especially looking forward […]

Sun
1
Apr '12

2012 Paducah Quilt Show

Paducah is Ready for the 2012 AQS Quilt Show On the way home from our spring trip Jo and I decided to stop by Paducah to see how preparations were going for the big 2012 Paducah Quilt Show & Quilters Convention. Last year tornadoes, severe storms, and floods almost cancelled the show. The main show […]

Wed
28
Mar '12

Tyler Quilt Show

Tyler Quilt Show and interesting things to see and do during the Azalea Festival Jo and I traveled to Tyler Texas to attend the 31st annual Azalea Quilt Show sponsored by the Quilters’ Guild of East Texas. (The 37th annual event will be held March 23-24, 2018) The event is held on the third or […]

Sun
27
Nov '11

Dubuque Thanksgiving Trip

Jo and I continued our tradition in spending Thanksgiving at a historic hotel along the Great River Road with her sister Donna and husband Dan. This year we traveled to Dubuque, Iowa to spend the holiday at the Hotel Julian Dubuque. Previously we’ve enjoyed Thanksgiving at the Desoto Hotel in Galena and the St. James […]

Tue
26
Apr '11

Arriving at Paducah Quilt Show

Update Paducah Quilt Show – April 26, 2011 Jo and I arrived yesterday, Monday, in Paducah so she could be one of the first in line at Eleanor Burn’s Fabric Fair sale in Carson Park. When we arrived we found workers were busy trying to re-install the Big Top show tent that had recently collapsed […]