Cherokee Rose Quilt Guild Announcements and Events

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This is where we will list important last minute announcements, upcoming events in and around Georgia as well as updates to the Guild website. If you have any events you would like added please send them to the webmaster using the contact link here. Please be sure to include as much information as you can about the event.

2017 New Meeting Location
Sutton Hall
5971 Sutton Dr.
Douglasville, GA

Major Retrospective Art Quilt Exhibition
January 9 to February 17, 2017
Nixon Centre for Performing and Visual Arts
1523 Lower Fayetteville Rd, Newnan, GA 30265.
This exhibition is FREE! The hours are from 9:00am to 5:00pm, Monday thru Friday.
For directions visit their website at: http://www.thenixoncentre.net/
The exhibition is called Caryl Bryer Fallert-Gentry, 40 Years of Color, Light, and Motion.
The exhibit will include approximately 40 art quilts, made between 1984 and 2016.
Visit her website for photos of the installation there: http://www.bryerpatch.com Under exhibits

Saturday Stitch-in February 25th First United Methodist Church Corner of Hospital Drive and Prestley Mill, across from the hospital in Douglasville. 9am to 9 pm You can enter by a back door opposite the playground but there are several steps. If you park in the lot facing the hospital, you can walk around to the front of the church and go in the first door – only one step up. Then walk down the hall to end, turn left and meeting room in on the right. We will have use of the kitchen. Fee is $10.0 Come for a carefree day of nothing but sewing, eating, talking, eating, swapping info with other quilters, eating, and just having a good time. Bring something to drink and a dish or munchies to share with others and enjoy time away from your regular schedule. Come for an hour or two or for the full 12 hours of fun. If you have any questions, please give me a call 770-827-9935. Ann Groves

Georgia Celebrates Quilts 2017
Call for Quilts!
will be held June 8-10, 2017 at the newly-remodeled Cobb County Civic Center. Enter your quilts today—online entry available this year! It is quick and easy. Click here for more information! Quilt Entry deadline is March 18th!

Shop Hop Is Coming!
March 22 - 26, 2017
9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday - Saturday, 1:00 - 5:00 p.m. Sunday
This year, there are 8 participating shops: Cottontail Quilts, A Scarlet Thread, Georgia Sewing & Quilting, Intown Quilters, Red Hen Fabrics, Sew Main Street, Stitch 'N Quilt, and Tiny Stitches.
Get your Passport stamped to be eligible for these great prizes:
Grand Prize: Babylock Jazz sewing machine ($1299 value)
First Prize: $100 Gift Certificate to each shop ($800 value)
Second Prize: $50 Gift Certificate to each shop ($400 value)
Third Prize: $25 Gift Certificate to each shop ($200 value)
Bonus Prizes: $100 value drawing at each shop
Quilter's Tip Cards: Free with $10 purchase. Collect them all!
* Free pattern at each shop.
The theme of this year's Shop Hop is "A Notion To Quilt." As an added bonus, each shop will host demonstrations and discounts for various notions every day of the event

2017 GQC Sewfest Retreat/Convention The date and place for the 2017 Georgia Quilt Council retreat/convention has been set for August 16-19 at Epworth by the Sea on St. Simons Island. Sewing starts early on Wednesday but hotel check in is not till 4:00 P.M. Double room occupancy is $375.00 for 3 night and this includes meals.
The convention will be Saturday and I do not know who the speaker will be yet. You do not have to be a member of GA. Quilt Council to attend. If you would like to become a member, the membership form is on their website.

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