2009

 

January 1-31, 2009
The Stables at Camp Striker, Baghdad, Iraq proudly exhibits the God Bless America Quilt Exhibit to encourage the troops transitioning through this home away from home.

 

January 9-10 8 am-4 pm.
Judy Howard displays a few God Bless America Quilts at the American Legion Mid-Winter Conference in the Allegany Room of the Biltmore Hotel, I40& Meridian, Oklahoma City, OK.

 

January 10, 11:00 a.m.
Judy Howard presents a God Bless America Patriotic Quilt Show at the Mid-Winter Conference of the Ladies Auxiliary of the American Legion in the Palomino Room of the Biltmore Hotel, I40 & Meridian, Oklahoma City, OK.

January 15-18, 2009, 9:30-6
 
Thursday-Saturday, Sunday 10-4. The Road to California Quilter’s Conference and Showcase proudly presents Buckboard Quilts’ God Bless America Exhibit at their Best in the West Quilt Show at the Ontario Convention Center, Ontario, CA.
 

February 13-15, 2009, Friday 6-9 pm, Saturday 9-5, Sunday 1-5
Alva Public Library presents Buckboard Quilts’ God Bless America Quilt Exhibit at Abe Lincoln’s Birthday Celebration, 504 Seventh Street, Alva, OK.

 

February 20-21, Friday 9 am-5 pm, Saturday 9 am-4 pm
The West Houston Quilter’s Guild proudly presents Buckboard Quilts’ God Bless America Quilt Exhibit at their Threads of Time Show at the Leonard E. Merrell Center, 6301 S. Stadium Ln, Katy, TX, $6, Nita Beard,
nbeard@sbcglobal.net, www.whqg.org.
 

February 20-21, Friday 9 am-5 pm, Saturday 9 am-4 pm
The West Houston Quilter’s Guild proudly presents Buckboard Quilts’ God Bless America Quilt Exhibit at their Threads of Time Show at the Leonard E. Merrell Center, 6301 S. Stadium Ln, Katy, TX, $6, Nita Beard,
nbeard@sbcglobal.net, www.whqg.org.

 

March 5-7, 2009, 9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Thursday and Friday. 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Saturday.
The Indiana Heritage Quilt Show proudly exhibits the God Bless America Patriotic Quilt Exhibit.  Bloomington Convention Center, 302 S. College Ave, Bloomington, IN, www.ihqs.org 

 

March 6-7, 2009, 10:00 am-8:00 pm Friday, 10:00 am-5:00 pm Saturday
The Miller-Bowie Quilt Show & Sale proudly presents Buckboard Quilts’ God Bless America Quilt Exhibit at the Four States Fairgrounds, 3700 East 50th, Texarkana, AR. $5 Tickets, $4 for Seniors.  903-276-9898 

 

March 12, 10:00 am-noon
Judy Howard presented her God Bless America Quilt Exhibit to Senator Norman Lamb and the state of Oklahoma liaisons of the American Legion, American Veterans, Veterans of Foreign Wars, etc at the State Capitol.

 

March 21-22, 2009, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
The Seaway Trail Foundation proudly presents the God Bless America Quilt Exhibit at their Great Lakes Seaway Trail Quilt Show, Ray & West Main Streets, Sackets Harbor, NY, 315-646-1000,
www.seawaytrail.com Discount admission for active or retired military families.

 

April 17-19, 2009,  Friday & Saturday 9 am-5 pm, Sunday 9 am-4 pm. "God Bless America" Quilts will be featured at the Best of the Valley Quilt Show at the McDermott Field House 365 N. Sweet Briar, Lindsay, CA www.botvquilts.com, psaada @aol.com, $8

 

April 18, 2009 9:00 am-4:00 pm
The Seabreeze Quilt Guild proudly features Buckboard Quilts’ God Bless America Exhibit at their show, The Cooperative Middle School, 100 Academic Way, Stratham, NH 03885, $5
Pat 603-436-3509

April 30-May 3, 2009, 10 am-6 pm. 
The Mancuso Denver National Quilt Festival IV proudly features Buckboard Quilts’ God Bless America Exhibit at the Denver Merchandise Mart, 451 East 58th Avenue, Denver, CO. $12
www.quiltfest.com 215-862-5828
 
May 2, 4:30 p.m.
Judy Howard signs her Heavenly Patchwork I and II and Centennial Stitches books at the OWFI Conference at the Embassy Suites Convention Center in Norman, OK

May 2-3, 2009, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
The Sinnissppee Quilters proudly feature Buckboard Quilts’ God Bless America Exhibit at their show at the Indoor Sports Center, 8800 E. Riverside Blvd., Rockford, IL


May 7-9, 2009, (10:00-5:00 Thursday, 10:00-9:00 Friday, 10:00-5:00 Saturday)
“God Bless America” Quilts will be featured at the  Home Machine Quilting Show at the South Towne Expo Center, 9575 So. State Street, Sandy, Utah. 801-298-3844

 

May 15-16, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
The Belle Point Quilter’s Guild features Buckboard Quilts’ God Bless America Patriotic Quilt Exhibit at their 25th Anniversary Quilt Show at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 10203 Columbus Acres Road, Fort, Smith, AR. $4/day or $6/2 days.

 
May 16th, 9:00am-4:00 p.m.
The Nowata County OSU HCE sponsors Buckboard Quilts' God Bless America Quilt Exhibit at their Arte Festival at the Nowata Fairgrounds. Antique Appraisals, Children's Arte Workshop, Art and Craft Market, Car Show on Hwy 169 South at Jck Gordon Park and the Country Music Show at 7:00 p.m. at 123 N. Maple, Nowata, OK 918-273-2301
 
May 16th, 9:00am-4:00 p.m. Judy Howard will curate her God Bless America Quilt Exhibit and present "Under the Covers with Granny Reveals Oklahoma Secrets" in a special quilt trunk show program during the Nowata Art Festival at the Nowata Fairgrounds, Nowata, OK


May 18, 10:30-1:30
The Calico Cut-ups Quilt Guild proudly presents Buckboard Quilts’ God Bless America Quilt Exhibit May 18 at the First Methodist Church, 20 Boyce Dr.,  Bella Vista, AR and Judy Howard’s Quilt Trunk Show Program at a luncheon/lecture.


May 18, 7:00 p.m.
The Little Balkens Quilt Guild of Pittsburg, KS proudly presents Judy Howard’s Quilt Trunk Show Program at 6th & Pine, Pittsburg, KS, 620-231-4941

May 28-30, 10:00-5:00.
The Hugs Project proudly displays Buckboard Quilts’ God Bless America Quilts that went to Baghdad at Crossroads Mall in Oklahoma City. Park near oil derrick on NE corner and come to lower level by children’s play area for this free show.

 

June 1, 2009, 10:30 a.m.
Judy Howard presents her “Under the Covers with Granny” Quilt Trunk Show Program at the Pioneer Area Quilter’s Guild at the St. Paul’s United Methodist Church at the corner of Hartford & Pecan, Ponca City, OK 620-782-3749

 

June 4-6, 2009, 9 am - 6 pm

The “God Bless America” Quilts will be featured in the Needles and Friends Quilt Guild Affair of the Heart Quilt Show in Liberal, Kansas at the Seward County Activity Center, 810 Stadium. $5, 620-624-4379

June 5-6, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
The Thumb Butte Quilters’ Guild proudly presents Buckboard Quilts’ “God Bless America” Quilts in their Prescott’s Gone Quiltin’ Show at the Prescott High School, 1050 Ruth Street, Prescott, AZ, $5,
www.tbqguild.com
 
June 11-13, Thursday - Saturday

June 11-13, 2009, 9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. The Alabama Quilt Symposium proudly features Buckboard Quilts' God Bless America Exhibit in their “New Beginnings in Quilting” show at the St. Bernard Retreat Center in Cullman, AL, $5, www.qsai.org

 

June 13, 2009, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
The MVA proudly exhibits Buckboard Quilts' God Bless America Patriotic Quilt Exhibit at their Flag Day 2009 Celebration at 6953 South 66 East Avenue, Tulsa, OK. Girl Scouts and veteran groups will participate and the public is invited to create their 22x22" patriotic quilt to enter the touring exhibit. 918-808-4011

June 15, 1:00-3:00
The Norman Veterans’ Center will display a few of Buckboard Quilts’ God Bless America Touring Quilts at their Flag Day Program and Memorial Service, downstairs in the Activities Room, 1776 East Robinson St. Norman, OK, 360-5600, Glen Williams.

June 19-21, Friday 1:00-9:00, Saturday 10:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m., Sunday 1:00-4:00 p.m.
The Annevar Quilt Guild and Ravenna Chamber of Commerce proudly feature Buckboard Quilt's God Bless America Quilt Exhibit at their free "Annevar" Festival at the Ravenna City Auditorium, 112 West Genoa, Ravenna Nebraska. 308-452-3668

Sunday June 28th 8:30 a.m.-8:00 p.m
Crossings Community Church displays the God Bless America Touring Quilts in the Atrium for their Freedom Festival at 4:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m, 14600 N. Portland, Oklahoma City, OK
 

July 4th, 2009 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
The Olive Hill Chamber of Commerce proudly presents the God Bless America Quilt Exhibit at the Olive Hill Historical High School, Tom T. Hall Boulevard, Olive Hill, KY, free, Jo Raney, 606-286-6151

July 4-11, 2009 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
The Three Rivers Museum, 220 Elgin, Muskogee, OK proudly presents Buckboard Quilts’ God Bless America Quilt Exhibit in their Celebrating Freedom in the USA event.  918-686-6624, www.3riversmuseum.com.

July 5, noon-5:00 p.m.
The Kingfisher Chamber of Commerce proudly features the Thanking Our Troops—God Bless America Touring Quilts in its Stars and Stripes Celebration following the 10:00 am parade down Main Street at the Kingfisher Park in the Girl Scout House. Quilt artists and author Judy Howard will share the heart-warming stories behind the quilts and autograph books.

July 9-11, 10-8 Thursday, 10-5:30, Friday, 12-4 Saturday.
Country Traditions, 330 N. Main,  presents Buckboard Quilts’ God Bless America Quilt Exhibit at the J.C.Fremont Days Celebration with car show, parade, reenactments, history walk and entertainment along Main Street.. Fremont NE. 402-721-7752

July 17 and 18, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. and July 19 noon-4:00 p.m.
Sandy Historical Society Quilt Show, Sandy High School, 17100 Bluff Road, Sandy, Oregon
Kaye Hansen 503-880-7427, Judy Howard 405-751-3885 for photos,
www.HeavenlyPatchwork.com patriotic exhibit

July 25, 2009

The Mattie Terry Public Library, 311 North Johnson, Valliant, Oklahoma proudly presents Buckboard Quilts’ God Bless America Patriotic Quilt Exhibit during the Valliant Watermelon Festival. At 1:00 p.m. Judy Howard will present her “Under the Cover with Granny” Quilt Trunk Show Program and sign books.  Elaine Smith 580-933-4883

August 1, 2009, 9:00 a.m.-5 p.m.
The Eureka Montana
Quilt Show proudly features the God Bless America Quilt Exhibit in Eureka, MT, 406-297-7746

August 22, 11:00 a.m.-noon,

Judy Howard and quilt artists will exhibit quilts and sign their new book, Thanking Our Troops—God Bless America Touring Quilts at The Book Place, 732 W. New Orleans St, Broken Arrow, OK
 
August 22, 1:00-2:30
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Judy Howard and quilt artists will exhibit quilts and sign their new book, Thanking Our Troops—God Bless America Touring Quilts at Borders Books at 2740 East 21st Street, Tulsa, OK

August 22, 3:00-4:30
Judy Howard and quilt artists will exhibit quilts and sign their new book, Thanking Our Troops—God Bless America Touring Quilts at Borders Books at 8015 S. Yale, Tulsa, OK.

 

August 26-28, 2:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. Wednesday, 9:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m. Thursday, 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Friday.
Thanking Our Troops—God Bless America Touring Quilts
book makes its debut at a free Patriotic Quilt Show with refreshments honoring our troops at the City Arts Center, 3000 General Pershing Blvd, Oklahoma City, 405-951-0000.

August 29, 10:30-12:00 a.m. 
Judy Howard and quilt artists will exhibit quilts and sign their new book, Thanking Our Troops—God Bless America Touring Quilts at Quilter’s Corner, 1110-13 S. Air Depot, Midwest City, OK 455-5005 during a Sew-In.


August 29th, 1:00-3:00 p.m.
Judy Howard and quilters exhibit God Bless America Touring Quilts and signs books at Borders Books, 300 Norman Center Ct, Norman, OK

September 5th 1:00-3:00 p.m.
Judy Howard signs her new book, Thanking Our Troops—God Bless America Touring Quilts at Borders Books, 3209 N. W. Expressway, Oklahoma City, OK 848-2667
 
September 10th, 5:30-7:00 p.m.
Judy Howard signs her new book, Thanking Our Troops—God Bless America Touring Quilts at Best of Books, 1313 E. Danforth Rd, Edmond, OK

September 11-12, 2009, 10:00 am-5:00 pm. 
The Union County Night Quilt Guild features Buckboard Quilts’ God Bless America Exhibit at their Patriotic Quilt Show at South Arkansas Art Center's Lobby Gallery, 110 E 5th Street El Dorado, Arkansas. Linda Fitts 870-864-7087. Free

September 11-20, 2009, 9:00 am-10:00 pm

Judy Howard will display patriotic quilts and sign Thanking Our Troops—God Bless America Touring Quilts at the OKC Storytelling Festival at the Stage Center, 400 W. Sheridan, Oklahoma City, OK

September 17-18
Judy Howard will display patriotic quilts and sign Thanking Our Troops—God Bless America Touring Quilts at the free Encyclo-Media Teachers Conference at Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City, OK

 

September 21-24, 10:00 am-10:00 pm
The Oklahoma State Fair proudly exhibits the God Bless America Touring Quilts in the Hobby Arts & Crafts Building in the Creative Arts area. Jennie Grigsby 405-837-4920. Judy Howard and quilt artists will sign their new book Thanking Our Troops—God Bless America Touring Quilts Wednesday September 23 10am-2pm.
 

 

September 25, 8:00 am-5:00 pm and Saturday 8:00 am-noon,
Judy Howard and Quilt Artists sign their books, Thanking Our Troops—God Bless America Touring Quilts and exhibit patriotic quilts at an Arts and Craft Show at the Northwest Baptist Church Gym, 3030 N. W. 23, Oklahoma City.

September 26-27, 2009, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Saturday and 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Sunday.
The Endless Mountains Quilt Guild proudly exhibits Buckboard Quilts' God Bless America Patriotic Quilt Exhibits in their "Quilts and Friends - Bound Together" Quilt Show at Lynch-Bustin Elementary School, 253 Pennsylvania Avenue, Athens PA 18810. $5 entrance fee. 200+ quilts, members' boutique, Hoffman Challenge exhibit, vendors, raffle quilt, handicapped accessible. For additional information, email info@emqg.org or visit our website
www.emqg.org

September 26, 2009 1:00-3:00 p.m.
Judy Howard and quilters exhibit God Bless America Touring Quilts and signs books at Full Circle Book Store, 50 Penn Place, Oklahoma City, OK
 

October 2-3, 10-5. The Belknap Mill Quilter’s Guild proudly exhibits the God Bless America Touring Quilts at it’s Harvest of Quilts Show at the Conference Center at Lake Opechee in Laconia, NH. $6 Linda Sarette 603-524-9996

October 2-4, 2009, 10:00-6:00 Friday, 11:00-6:00 Saturday, Sunday 11:00-4:00,
The Red River Quilters proudly features Buckboard Quilts’ God Bless America Quilt Exhibit in their Quilt Show at 600 Clyde Funt Parkway, Shreveport, LA, 222.redriverquilters.com
 

October 3, 3:00-5:00 p.m.
Judy Howard and Quilt Artists sign their books, Thanking Our Troops—God Bless America Touring Quilts and exhibit patriotic quilts at Hastings Books, 2300 W. Main, Norman 329-5529 Trina.ibit patriotic quilts at Hastings Books, 2300 W. Main, Norman 329-5529 Trina.oks, 2300 W. Main, Norman 329-5529 Trina Main, Norman 329-5529 Trina.
 

October 9-10, 9 am-8 pm Friday, 9am-5pm Saturday,
The Watonga Cheese Festival Quilt Show proudly features the God Bless America Patriotic Touring Quilts at the Blaine County Fairgrounds, Foley (Yellow) Building, north of Main on 7th Street, Watonga, OK. Award winning author Judy Howard will sign her newly released books Thanking Our Troops—God Bless America Touring Quilts  from 9:00 am-1:00 p.m Friday. The Watonga 33rd annual Cheese Festival also includes an Art Show at Oasis Church, two stages of live entertainment, Rod and Hog Show, Craft and gift vendors, fun foods, cheese tasting, cheese food contest at the Fairgrounds, carriage and pony rides, parade, $5, under 12 free.

 

October 9-11, 2009, 10 am-5 pm Friday and Saturday, 1:00-4:00 p.m. Sunday.
The Foothills Quilters Guild proudly features Buckboard Quilts God Bless America Patriotic Quilt Exhibit at their "In Stitches" Quilt Show at the Cleveland County Arts Council, 111 S. Washington St., Shelby, NC. $3. 704-692-1105,
www.foothillsquiltersguild.org

October 23-24, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
The Blount Country Quilt Guild proudly exhibits Buckboard Quilts’ God Bless America Touring Quilts in their Quilt Show at 1225 Palisades Pkwy, Oneonta, AL, $3, njfoster@windstream.net

 

October 24, 2:00 p.m.
The Bethany Public Library proudly presents Judy Howard’s “Under the Covers with Granny Reveals Oklahoma Secrets” Quilt Trunk Show Program. Judy and quilt contributors will sign their three books: Heavenly Patchwork I & II & Centennial Stitches—Oklahoma History in Quilts. She will also exhibit her God Bless America Patriotic Quilts that are touring the US for 3 years to inspire patriotism and thank our troops. 3510 N. Mueller, Bethany, OK, 789-8363

October 23-25, Friday and Saturday 10-5, Sunday 10-4.
The West Sound Quilters proudly present Buckboard Quilts’ God Bless America Touring Quilts at their annual quilt show, Quilts from the Cabin at the Kitsap County Fairgrounds, Presidents’ Hall, Bremerton, WA, $5 Admission, Vendors, Demos, Raffle Quilt, Wearable Art, Community Build A Block, Café, Quilt Turning, Harpist Bronn Journ
ey, Featured Artist Delaine Gately. www.WestSoundQuilters.org, Christinakgs@comcast.net,


October 28, 11:00 a.m.

OETATV for Oklahoma City Metro program interviews Judy Howard about her new book, Thanking Our Troops—God Bless America Quilts.

 
November 5, 4:30-7:30
Judy Howard and quilt artists will  sign Heavenly Patchwork I and II, Centennial Stitches--Oklahoma History in Quilts and Thanking Our Troop—God Bless America Touring Quilts  at the Paper Lion at 3218 S. Boulevard, Edmond, OK 

November 10-12, 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
The GHS Beta Club of Greenwood High School, 440 E. Gary, Greenwood, AR proudly exhibits the God Bless America Touring Quilts in their Veteran’s Day Assembly, JoElla Skaggs, 479-996-2294

 

November 5-13th
The Armed Services YMCA will exhibit the God Bless America Touring Quilts at the Information Center in Downtown Fayetteville, N.C.during their Veterans Day Celebration Contact
dtalbot@juno.com,
910-867-7776 
 

November 6, 9-5,
Judy Howard will exhibit God Bless America Touring Quilts and sign books at the Red Dirt Book at the Heart of Oklahoma Expo Center on Friday,
 

November 10-12, 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
The GHS Beta Club of Greenwood High School, 440 E. Gary, Greenwood, AR proudly exhibits the God Bless America Touring Quilts in their Veteran’s Day Assembly, JoElla Skaggs, 479-996-2294

November 11, 9 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Judy Howard signs her books, Thanking Our Troops and curates her exhibit, God Bless America Patriotic Quilts, at the 45th Infantry Division Museum, 2145 NE 36th St, Oklahoma City, OK, following the Veterans Day ceremony at 10:00a.m. 405-424-5313.

November 11 from 9:30-12:30,

Come join us at the 45th Infantry Museum, 2145 NE 36th (east of Eastern in OKC)  Veterans Day Ceremony, patriotic quilt show and book signing. We're honoring all veterans and our quilt artists. This is the link to the free advertising we're getting including a radio interview on this e-magazine. Blessings, Judy
 
http://www.bigblendmagazine.com/Judy-Howard/thanking-troops.htm


Nov. 13 & 14 , 9 to 3
The God Bless Amercia Touring Quilts will be exhibited at the 9th Annual Quilts and Tea Festival in the
Historic District, Davenport, Florida 33837

FREE ADMISSION. Quilt & Tea Boutiques, Displays and Demonstrations located in historic buildings and along historic walkways in Davenport.  Located just off the I-4 corridor between Orlando and Tampa

 

November 14, 1:00-5:00 p.m.
The VFW and Owasso Community Center proudly exhibits Buckboard Quilts’ God Bless America Touring Quilts in their Salute to Owasso, USA—A Tribute to Veterans, Seniors and Our Community Celebration at the Owasso Community Center, 301 S. Cedar, Owasso, OK 918-272-3903

November 16, noon
July Howard will present a quilt trunk show program and show a few God Bless America Patriot quilt at the Woman’s Auxiliary of the Salvation Army luncheon at 50 Penn Place, top floor in Oklahoma City, Linda Wright 405-728-3263

November 17, Tuesday, 6-9 pm Judy Howard,
Darlina Eichman and quilt artists will sign THANKING OUR TROOPS: GOD BLESS AMERICA TOURING QUILTS at a Holiday Arts & Gift Open House at 3612 NW 174th, OKC

November 28-29, 10-8 Saturday and 10-5 Sunday.
Quilt artists will sign books and exhibit their God Bless America Touring Quilts at the Bliss Holiday Gift Market in the Modern Living Building at the State Fair Park, Oklahoma City, OK

December 3, 9:00 am-4:00 pm
The Happy Homemakers OHCE proudly exhibits the God Bless America Touring Quilts at the Kingfisher County Fairgrounds, 215 E. Broadway, Kingfisher, OK at their  Winterfest Show, 405-375-4051

December 3, 9:00 am-4:00 pm
The Happy Homemakers OHCE proudly exhibits the God Bless America Touring Quilts at the Kingfisher County Fairgrounds, 215 E. Broadway, Kingfisher, OK at their  Winterfest Show, 405-375-4051
Celebration, 504 Seventh Street, Alva, OK.
 

December 5, 2009, 9:00 am-4:00 pm Saturday
The Happy Homemakers OHCE proudly exhibit the "Thanking Our Troops--God Bless America Touring Quilts" at their annual Winterfest Arts & Crafts Show at the Kingfisher County Fairgrounds, 215 E. Broadway, Kingfisher, OK. Homestyle country lunch including home baked pies will be served. Quilt artists will autograph books and tell stories. 405-375-4051
 
December 15, 6:00-7:30 p.m.
The Choctaw Library at 2525 Muzzy Street in Choctaw, OK proudly presents the God Bless America Touring Quilt Exhibit and Judy Howard’s quilt trunk-show program, “Quilted Love Letters of America and Oklahoma History in Quilts.”