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2014 marks the 45th Annual NQA Quilt Show, making it a very special occasion indeed!  Join us for a show you won't want to miss, at the Greater Columbus Convention Center, Hall C, in downtown Columbus, Ohio.  Stay at one of the area hotels and make it a weekend of fun or join us for only a day, but don't miss the show.

Open to the public on Friday May 23rd and Saturday May 24th from 9am to 6pm and on Sunday May 25th from 10am to 3pm, enjoy beautiful quilts and exciting vendors.   General admission is $15, children under 12 are free, and NQA card carrying members enjoy a discounted admission of $12.00.  On Sunday, May 25th, Military Families enjoy free admission to the show floor with Military ID (limit 5 per ID).  Details added weekly but here's the show schedule:

May 23-25, 2014

Thursday, May 22nd, 2014
Noon-5:00pm                Registration Open so you can pick up your name 
badge and class materials.
5:30pm-9:00pm            Awards Ceremony Dinner with Holice Turnbow as Keynote speaker.  Registration                                                     includes dinner, Awards Announcements and Slide show.

Friday, May 23rd, 2014
8:00am                          Registration Opens
8:30am                          Lectures, Morning, and All Day Classes Begin
9:00am                          Vendor Mall Opens
11:30am                        Morning Classes End
Noon                             NQA Annual Meeting - Join us!
1:30pm                         Afternoon Classes Begin
4:30pm                         Afternoon and All Day Classes End
6:00pm                         Vendor Mall Closes for the day, and Evening Classes and Lectures Begin
7:00pm                         Evening Lectures End
9:00pm                         Evening Classes End

Scheduled appointments taken from 12:30 to 3 pm for Quilt Appraisals, call Dee Dadik 614-861-0478

Saturday, May 24th, 2014
8:00am                          Registration Opens
8:30am                          Lectures, Morning, and All Day Classes Begin
9:00am                          Vendor Mall Opens
11:30am                        Morning Classes End
1:30pm                         Afternoon Classes Begin
4:30pm                         Afternoon and All Day Classes End
6:00pm                         Vendor Mall Closes for the day
6:30pm                         Little Quilt Auction Begins

9:00pm                         Little Quilt Auction and festivities end for the day

Scheduled appointments taken from 12:30 to 3 pm for Quilt Appraisals, call Dee Dadik 614-861-0478

Sunday, May 25th, 2014  Military Families free to the show floor with Military ID (limit 5)
8:00am                          Registration Opens
8:30am                          Lectures, Morning, and All Day Classes Begin
10:00am                        Vendor Mall Opens
11:30am                        Morning Classes End
3:00pm                          Vendor Mall and Show Closes

Scheduled appointments taken from 12:30 to 3 pm for Quilt Appraisals, call Dee Dadik 614-861-0478

Memorial Day Weekend is a time for remembering our military history, and Columbus is a great destination to do just that.  Check out the many stops you can combine with your trip at the links found on ExperienceColumbus.com

Hotel Information

Bus Information - If you are planning a bus trip, please let us know by filling out this form.

Make your plans complete with the details at ExperienceColumbus.com.  This site includes maps of the downtown and restaurants in the area, as well as all of the other attractions to take advantage of while you are here.  Experience all that Ohio has to offer, by a visit to the capital city - centrally located and within a days drive to so many fun and exciting destinations. 

Other Important Dates for you to know:

Tuesday, April 8, 2014             - Last date to enter a quilt in the show!