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Quiltweek kicks off in Chattanooga

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CHATTANOOGA, TN (WRCB) - Quilters from across the country will converge in Chattanooga this week for the 30th anniversary of Quiltweek

The American Quilters Society will kick off Quiltweek Wednesday with a special ceremony at the Chattanooga Convention Center.

The right northbound lane of Carter Street between West 13th Street and the entrance to the Trade Center garage will be closed from 7:00 am on Wednesday until 10:00 pm on Saturday September 13 for the event.

Throughout the week there will be several shows and exhibitions around the Scenic City. The schedule of events is as follows:

  • AVA: Needle & Thread Exhibition (FREE) / Sept. 6-14, Tues-Sat, 11am-5pm
  •  Bessie Smith Cultural Center: Textile-The Work of Quilt Maker Phyllis Stephens ($) / Sept. 5-14, Mon-Fri, 10am-5pm & Sat, Noon-4pm
  • Bessie Smith Cultural Center: Community Quilting Exhibition ($) / Sept. 5-14, Mon-Fri, 10am-5pm & Sat, Noon-4pm
  • Rock City: Quilt Display ($) / Sept.10-14, 8:30am-6pm 
  • Ruby Falls: Quilt Display ($) / Sept.10-14, 8am-8pm 
  • Southern Belle Riverboat: Local Quilting Exhibit (FREE/$) / Sept. 10-14, 9am-9pm            
  • Tennessee Aquarium: Quilt Exhibition ($) / Sept 10-14, 10am-6pm 
  • Chattanooga WorkSpace: Quilts of Chattanooga Trunk Show & Exhibition (FREE) / Sept 10-12, 3-8pm 
  • Creative Discovery Museum: Quilting with Kids Exhibit Reception ($)  / Sept.11, 6-7:30pm 
  • Creative Discovery Museum: Quilting with Kids Exhibit ($) / Sept.10-13, 6-7:30pm 
  • Houston Museum of Decorative Arts: Quilt Display ($) / Sept. 11-13, Noon-4 pm
  • Main Terrain Park: Chattanooga Symphony's Quilt Show (FREE) / Sept. 12, 4-6pm
  • Hamilton Place Mall: VIP Shopping Night for AQS Attendees (FREE) / Sept. 11, 6-9pm
  • Hunter Museum of American Art: Artful Yoga (FREE)  / Sept. 13, 1:30-3pm
  • Chattanooga Wednesday Market: Quilter-themed Cooking Demonstrations (FREE) / Sept. 10, 4-7pm
  • Chattanooga Sunday Market: Quilt Display and Cast Iron Cook-Off (FREE) / Sept. 14, 11am-4pm 
  • Tennessee Aquarium Plaza: Quilt Week Riverfront Celebration (FREE/$) / Sept. 12, 5-9pm
  • Chattanooga WorkSpace: Open Studio Night (FREE) / Sept 12, 5-8pm

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