Spring AQS QuiltWeek in Paducah, Kentucky

Multi-Day Trips
Date: Monday, 22 April 2019 - Sunday, 28 April 2019

Venue: Paducah, KY

COST: $1,110 per person, based on double occupancy, and includes motorcoach transportation, hostess service, and all attractions listed in the itinerary below. 

 

 

ITINERARY

  • Depart from Terminal 
  • FULL BREAKFAST is included at RESTLESS OAKS RESTAURANT in McElhattan, PA.
  • Depart for Hermitage, PA. A rest stop will be en route.
  • Lunch on your own at Eat 'n Park in Hermitage, PA.
  • Depart for Columbus, Ohio
  • Arrive and check in to the DRURY INN & SUITES in Columbus, OH for ONE NIGHTHotel Amenities: Free Wi-Fi, 24-hour Fitness Center, Indoor/Outdoor Pool & Whirl Pool, 24-hour Business Center and Free Soda / Popcorn in the Lobby. Rooms Offer: Flat-screen Cable TV,
    Microwave, Mini Fridge, Coffee Maker, Iron & Iron Board, Hair Dryer, and In-room Safe.
  • DRURY INN KICKBACK RECEPTION is included, with a variety of food and drinks. If you are still hungry, there are dining options within walking distance: Longhorn Steakhouse, Casa Patron, Ronin, Noodles and Company, and more. 

Tuesday, April 23

  • FULL BREAKFAST is included at the hotel.
  • Depart for Louisville, KY.
  • A stop will be made at WESTPORT VILLAGE for a shopping /dining break. Westport Village offers local shopping that embodies the Style, Flavor and Spirit of Louisville.
  • Depart for Paducah, KY
  •  Arrive and check in to the COUNTRY INN & SUITES/RADISSON HOTEL in Paducah, KY for FOUR NIGHTS.
    Dining options near the hotel include Texas Roadhouse, Panera Bread, Cracker Barrel, Logan's Roadhouse, Olive Garden, Steak 'n Shake, Wendy's and more.

Wednesday, April 24

  • FULL BREAKFAST is included at the hotel.
  • ADMISSION to the PADUCAH SPRING QUILT SHOW...The original AQS QuiltWeek-Paducah event welcomes the world of quilting to Quilt City USA with hundreds of AQS Contest quilts, diverse special exhibitions, merchant malls, workshops,lectures and special events. Register for Classes, Lectures, and Special Events with the best names in quilting! AQS membership, Show Admissions, Classes, Lectures, and Special Events are individual items offered. Your Multi-Day ticket allows admission for Wednesday-Friday. When you arrive, you will recieve a SHOW BOOK, listing all the activities for the duration of the show. Also you will recieve an AQS SHOWPINEnjoy the remainder of the day at your leisure. The hotel is located approximately 6 miles from town, so times will be set to return at your leisure to the hotel. ADMISSION is included to the YESIER ART CENTER and the ROTARY ANTIQUE QUILT SHOWDining options near the hotel include: Texas Roadhouse, Panera Bread, Cracker Barrel, Logan's Roadhouse, Olive Garden, Steak 'n Shake, Wendy's and more.

Thursday, April 25

  • FULL BREAKFAST is included at the hotel.
  • ADMISSION to the NATIONAL QUILT MUSEUM... See the finest quilting and fiber art in the world! The National Quilt Museum is a destination for quilters and art enthusiasts worldwide. The museum's facility and traveling exhibits are viewed by over 110,000 people per year. Located in a 27,000 square foot facilityin historic downtown Paducah, Kentucky, the museum's three galleries feature exhibits of the finest quilt and fiber art in the world. The museum features three exhibit galleries. The museum's vibrant and breathtaking exhibits are rotated 8-10 times per year. The primary gallery features quilts from the museum's collection which includes over 600 works of art.  The two other galleries feature unique and diverse traveling exhibits. Return to the QUILT SHOW when you are done at the museum. It is located only 1/2 mile from the Quilt Museum.
  • Dinner is on your own, with several options available. 

Friday, April 26

  • FULL BREAKFAST is included at the hotel.
  • Depart for a shopping break at HANCOCK'S OF PADUCAH... where you can find anything and everything you need for quilting!
    Return to the QUILT SHOW and downtown Paducah. 
  • RICKY TIMS LIVE SHOW ... Ricky Tims successfully blended two diverse passions of music and quilting into one very unique and interesting career. He is known in the international world of quilting as an enthusiastic and encouraging teacher, an award-winning quilter, and a 
  • talented and spellbinding speaker. His innovative and entertaining presentations, feature live music and humor combined with scholarly insights and wisdom. His quilts have been displayed worldwide and are highly regarded as excellent examples of contemporary quilts with tradional appeal. Ricky began designing and making quilts in 1991 and was recently selected as one of "The Thirty Most Distinguished Quilters in the World". In 2008, Quiltmania named Ricky one of nine " Exceptional Men" in the quilting world. Ricky was featured in March 2008, on CBS Sunday Morning. He is the author of 10 books (with over 100,000 copies sold) that demonstrate his unique blend of artistry with quilt making. He not only maintains an extensive international schedule of teaching and speaking engagements, he is the
    founder of the often sold-out " Ricky Tims Super Quilt Seminars" touring thoughout the United States.
    Dinner on your own this evening.

Saturday, April 27 

  • FULL BREAKFAST is provided at the hotel.
  • Depart from Kentucky; Lunch and rest breaks made en route.
  • Arrive and check in to the DRURY INN & SUITES in Columbus OH for ONE NIGHTHotel Amenities: Free Wi-Fi, 24-hour Fitness Center, Indoor/Outdoor Pool & Whirl Pool, 24-hour Business Centerand Free Soda / Popcorn in Lobby. Rooms Offer: Flat-screen Cable TV, Microwave, Mini Fridge, Coffee Maker, Iron & Ironing Board, Hair Dryer, and In-room Safe.
  • DRURY INN KICKBACK RECEPTION is included, with a variety of food and drinks. If you are still hungry, there are dining options
    within walking distance: Longhorn Steakhouse, Casa Patron, Ronin, Noodles and Company, and more.

Sunday, April 28

  • FULL BREAKFAST is provided at the hotel.
  • Check out and depart from Ohio; Lunch and rest breaks made as needed.
  • Return to Wellsboro

Note: Times and details are subject to change pending traddic patterns, weather, and other factors out of our control.

 

 

All Dates


  • From Monday, 22 April 2019 to Sunday, 28 April 2019