Friday, March 26, 2010

The Lancaster Show is Open!

Quilters from across the U.S. and around the world are visiting Lancaster, PA, for the AQS Quilt Show, March 24 - 27, 2010. The show runs Wednesday through Saturday.

Here is a pictoral view of what's happening at the show...

The sun rose on a beautiful opening day for the show.

The show opened with the Ribbon Cutting by Christopher Barrett, CEO of the PA Dutch Convention and Visitors Bureau; Mayor Richard Gray; and AQS President Meredith Schroeder.

Quilters waiting for the doors to open

Quilts, vendors, and show souvenirs are at the Lancaster County Convention Center

Shop until you drop is what's happening in the Merchant Mall. There are quilts and vendors in Freedom Hall on Level E, in the Commonwealth Ballroom on Level 2, and Heritage Ballroom on Level 3 in the Lancaster County Convention Center/Marriott at Penn Square complex.

And there are even more vendors at the Liberty Place Conference Center - just catch the FREE shuttle bus in the front of the Penn Square Grille at the Marriott.

And you'll see more quilts at Liberty Place Conference Center too, including these quilts from the Amish Influences exhibit by Sharon Norbutas and Klaudeen Hansen.

Don't miss The Slice of Life quilts by the Coastal Quilt Artists at Liberty Place too.

The Show is open 9 to 6 Thursday and Friday, and 9 to 5 on Saturday. The show is NOT open on Sunday.

Come see the beautiful quilts in the beautiful Lancaster County Convention Center/Marriott at Penn Square at the very first AQS Quilt Show in Lancaster, PA.

The winners' list and photos of the prizewinning quilts are now on the AQS Web site.

Bonnie Browning, Executive Show Director - writing to you from the show!

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