Events & Gatherings
Third Tuesday of each month, 2-4 p.m. Sidney, BC. Contact: Dianne Cross, 9600 Third St., Sidney, BC, (250) 656-4201, email@example.com.
First Monday of each month, 7-10 p.m. Contact: Michelle Sirois-Silver, 1937 E. 3rd Ave., Vancouver, BC V5N 1H4, (604) 253â€“4372.
Every Wednesday, 10:30-3 p.m., Maple Ridge, BC. Contact: Freda Jackson, (604) 463-0043.
Every fourth Monday, Sept.-May, excluding Dec. Contact: Michaele Freeman, (250) 595-6302, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Every Monday, 1-4 p.m., Studio 204, Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston, Kelowna, BC. Contact: Angela Possak, (250) 767-0206, www.rughookingteacher.ca.
4th Saturday of each month. Free instruction with purchase of a kit. 375 Sunset Ave., Victoria B.C., V8S 4L3; 250-595-6406. email@example.com .
Second and fourth Thursdays and first Saturdays of each month (Sept.-June), Maki House. Contact: Helen, (613) 224-5229.
Each Thursday from 1-4 p.m., Parkside/Older Adults Center, 140 Durham Street, Sudbury. Contact: Nancy Barber, (705) 692-3433. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Third Tuesday of each month, 6-9 p.m., Hutton House, Oxford St., London, ON. Contact: Glee, (519) 473-5042.
Every Monday at the home of Freda MacDonnell, RR 1, Meaford, ON N4L 1W5, (519) 538-2425.
Meet first Monday of the month (except summer) and the third Monday of the month is an evening of social rug hooking at St. Andrew's Community Centre, Ajax, ON. Contact: Shelley Carroll, (905) 683-0017 or Pat Norwood, (905) 839-4964.
Third Wednesday of each month, 10 a.m., at St John's Anglican Church, Mill Street, Port Elgin, ON. All welcome. Contact: Joan Rigby (519) 797-3262, email@example.com.
Second Tuesday of each month except July and August, 7 p.m. Simcoe County Museum, 1151 26 Highway, Barrie, Ontario.
Toronto. Meet daytime on first and third Tuesdays and evenings on second and fourth Tuesdays. CONTACT: (416) 622-5294.
August 20-September 22, Frame/fraym. Location: Shenkman Arts Centre, 245 Centrum Blvd., Ottawa ON. Frames give the world its shape, form and structure. This solo exhibition of fibre art by Karen D. Miller will explore framed views, frames unveiled, and hidden frames that bend beneath us, forcing us to show the strength that we possess in their absence. Opening reception Sunday, August 23, from 1 to 3 p.m. Contact: Karen Miller, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Heritage Rug Hooking Guild, Fredericton, NB meets between September and May every second Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 2 pm. Meetings take place at St. Peter’s Anglican Church Hall, Woodstock Road, Fredericton. Contact: Mary Grant (506) 459-8525, email@example.com.
Alternate Thursday mornings, 9 a.m.-12 p.m., Club D-Age Dâ€™Or, Main St., Richibucto, NB. Contact: (506) 523-0896.
Meet every Wednesday, year-round, 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the Catholic parish center, 210 Parr St. Contact:Mary Jones, (505) 529-9020 (work), (505) 529-3790 (home), firstname.lastname@example.org.
Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month, 7-9:30 p.m. at the Sherbrooke Community Centre. Contact: Rita Smith, (306) 997-2121, email@example.com.
September 13-18, Prairie Harvest Rug Hooking School. Location: Cedar Lodge near Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Celtic Art: Doris Norman. Creating Optical Illusion Rugs: Gail Becker. Art of Embellishment: Michele Wise, Wide and Textured: Lynne Howard. Contact: Sara Judith, firstname.lastname@example.org; prairieharvestrughookingschool.wordpress.com.
Every Thursday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Wallace Area Museum on the Sunrise Trail, Wallace, NS. Contact: Sarah C. Ladd, RR 1, Pugwash Junction, NS B0K 1M0, (902) 257-2267.
Second Monday if each month, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., St. Timothy's Church, Hatchet Lake, NS. Contact: Donna Gass, (902) 852-4794, email@example.com.
Hook-ins the first Saturday of each month, The Gallery, 255 Main St. West, Mahone Bay, NS. Contact: Carol Harvey-Clark, RR 3, Bridgewater, NS B4V 2W2.
every Wednesday (Sept.-May) 7-10 p.m., Amherst, NS. Contact: Vicky Comeau (902) 667-1438, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Meet every Tuesday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at Oakdene School, Bear River, NS. Contact: Cris Murdock, (902) 467-0623, or Kathy Le Blanc, (902) 467-4154.
First Wednesday of the month, Kingston Legion, NS. Contact: Gail McKay, (902) 847-9358.
19 Lawrence St., Amherst, NS. Open Wed., Thurs., Fri, and Sun., noon to 4 p.m. A unique gallery and market of new and antique hand-hooked rugs in a house from the 1870s. Rugs from many countries; free exhibit space. Plan your exhibit during Amhest's famous Nova Scotia Fibre Arts Festival in October! Contact: Avis Chapman, (902) 667-0988.
Calgary, AB. Tuesdays from 9-5, and some Thursday evenings. Meets at Spruce Cliff Community Hall, 1608 Poplar Road SW. Contact: Loraine Constable, (403) 241-1057.
First Thursday of each month (except July and August), 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Pleasantview Community Hall, 109 St. and 58 Ave. McGown certified instructors, supplies, and workshops available with membership. Contact: Dianne Goodwin, (780) 464-9020, or email@example.com.Website: www.edmontonrughookersguild.com.
Saturday Hooking at Woodvale Activity Centre, 5804-38 Ave. 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. (except holiday weekends). Contact: Janet, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Newfoundland and Labrador
The Guild hosts various hook-ins throughout the province during the year. For more information, visit the website at http://www.rhgnl.ca.
Hosting various hook-ins throughout the provine during the year. For more information, please visit the website at www.rhgnl.ca
October 26-November 21, Postcards from Newfoundland: Rug-Hooking the Rock. Location: Corner Brook Arts and Culture Centre, 100 University Drive, Corner Brook, NL. This solo exhibition by Karen D. Miller explores the scenery of Newfoundland in fibre, 5x7 inches at a time . . . Contact: Karen Miller, email@example.com.
Hook-ins the third Thursday of each month. Contact: Nancy Lorimer (514) 482-3205.
Every Monday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Sept-May, at Centennial Hall, 288 Beaconsfield Blvd., Beaconsfield, QC. Courses offered. Contact: Denise, (514) 695-7177, www.beaconsfieldrughooking.com.
September 25-27, Beaconsfield Hooking Crafters Guild's 40th Anniversary Exhibition. Location: Centennial Hall, 288 Beaconsfield Blvd., Beaconsfield. Exhibition of 40 years of hand-hooked pieces. 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day. Information: www.beaconsfieldrughooking.com.
HOOKER'S WOOD & WOOL STUDIO, sponsors a Hook-In twice a month at 422 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls, WI 54729. Our afternoon group meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 2 to 5 P.M. and our evening group meets the 4th Tuesday of each month from 6 to 9 P.M. We welcome any and all visitors who wish to join us but encourage you to call the morning of our Hook-In to confirm that it hasn't been cancelled. The coffee/tea pot is always on for your enjoyment as we gather. Contact: Caroline Dahlager @ 715-723-6875 or email @ firstname.lastname@example.org.
CHIPPEWA VALLEY RUG HOOKERS meet for a Hook-In on the 4th Friday of each month from 9:30 - 12:30 P.M. at the Calico Shoppe, 214 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire, WI 54701. Coffee is available as we hook in the loft of this charming shoppe. We welcome all those passing through or anyone looking for a group to hook with on a regular basis. We encourage a phone call or email to one of the following to confirm that we have not cancelled a monthly meeting for any reason. Contacts: Mary Ellen @ 715-404-7003 or the Calico Shoppe @ 715-834-9990 or Email: www.calicoshoppe.com
Wautoma, WI. First Thursday of the month. Contact: Pam Schmelzle, email@example.com.
Wauwatosa, WI. Meets the second Wednesday of the month. Contact: Joyce Krueger, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Beaver Dam, WI. Meets the first Friday of the month. Contact: Louise Budde, email@example.com.
April 15 – July 12, In Stitches: Embroidery Needle Arts. Wisconsin Museum of Quilts and Fiber Arts, N50 W5050 Portland Rd., Cedarburg, WI. Crazy quilts, punchneedle, redwork, needlepoint, counted cross-stitch artwork. Includes works by Marinda Stewart, author of punchneedle articles in Rug Hooking Magazine (including the upcoming June/July/August issue), and author of Easy Elegant Punchneedle (Stackpole Books). Artists Reception May 3, noon to 3 p.m. Information: wiquiltmuseum.com/exhibits/upcoming-exhibits/in-stitches-embroidery-needle-arts.
September 24, Heart of Wisconsin 26th Annual Harvest Hook-in. Location: Mt. Morris Camp & Conference Center, W6016 Blackhawk Rd., Wautoma, WI, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Vendors, lunch, auction; beginners welcome. Contact: Kris O’Day, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Greater Louisville and Southern Indiana: first and third Thursdays of each month, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Cat House Rugs, 432 E. Fifth St., New Albany, IN. Contact: Ada Silva King, (812) 923-0406, email@example.com.
Every Wednesday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.1st and 3rd Wednesday, Public Library, Kouts, IN. 2nd and 4th Wednesday, Public Library, Valparaiso, IN. Contact: Barbara Coulter, (219) 462-0335, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Every Tuesday, Community Room of Bank, Morristown, IN. Contact: Mary Wicker, 4864E 350N, Shelbyville, IN 46176, (317) 392-3326; lessons Wed., 7-9 p.m.
Second Monday of each month, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Fisher's Library, Fisher, IN. Contacts: Patsy Jones, (317) 849-4098, or Jan Hammond, (317) 284-1022.
Monday afternoons, 1:30-3:30 p.m., 8055 Caldwell Rd., Connersville, IN. Wednesday evenings, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 1505 E. St. Rd. 44, Connersville, IN. Contact: Tracy Burns, (765) 478-9539.
Now located in Attica, IN. If interested in joining a hooking group here at the studio, contact Wendy Miller, (765) 762-6292, email@example.com.
Every Tuesday, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m., sack lunch, Lutheran Church of the Cross, 4401 N. Wheeling Ave., Muncie, IN. Contact: Dana Davis, (765) 358-3911, or Arline Johnstone, (765) 759-3872.
Each Monday, 9-11 a.m. at Bev Stewart's home, 6583 So. Co Rd. 400 East, Clayton, IN 46118. All are welcome. Contact: Bev, (317) 839-3612, firstname.lastname@example.org.
September 11-12, 12th Annual Woolkeepers Hook-in. New Location: Hendricks County 4H Fairgrounds, 1900 E Main St., Danville, IN. Classes, great rug show with monetary prizes, hooking, shopping, door prizes, food, 35 vendors for rug hooking, knitting, spinning, basket making, antiques, and much more. Contact: Bev Stewart,( 317) 839-3612, email@example.com.
First Thursday of the month at the Maumee Senior Center. Third Thursday of the month at the Sylvania Senior Center. We are a very informal group and all levels of experience are welcome. For more information, visit www.cindygayrughooking.com or call Cindi at 419-287-3884.
Fourth Friday of each month, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Middleburg Heights Library, Middleburg Heights, OH. Contact: Kay Forbush, (216) 676-0783, firstname.lastname@example.org.
First Saturday of each month, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Columbus, OH area (various locations). Contact: Phyllis Rees, (740) 943-2646, mailto:email@example.com.
First Wednesday of each month, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 150 Lyons Dr., Centerville, OH. Contact: Sue Fox, (937) 433-0172, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Meet 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month,10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Lima, Ohio. Contact: Janis Betts, (419) 221-0633, email@example.com.
First Thursday of each month from September toJune, 10a.m. to 2 p.m. Bainbridge Community Church, 17751 Chillicothe Rd., Bainbridge, OH. Contact: Pat Keith (440) 205-9855, firstname.lastname@example.org
Second Monday of each month, 6-9 p.m., 1524 Bowman Ave., Kettering, OH. Contact: Alice Strebel, (937) 299-6388, email@example.com.
Sit-N-Hook the last Thursday of every month, 6-9 p.m., and the first Monday of every month, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Brighton Wool Gatherings at That'll Do Farm, 34634 State Route 303, Grafton, OH 44044, (440) 829-3644, www.thatlldofarm.com, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Meets second Saturday of each month, 10-3, at Otterbein UM Church, 6025 Shepler Rd., Navarre, OH. Contact: (330) 262-3276.
Rug Hooking Week, Sauder Village, 22611 St. Rt. 2, Archbold, OH. August 11-15, 2015, 2015. Retreat, workshops, Rug Hooking magazine’s Celebration XXV Exhibit, vendors. Join mailing list at www.saudervillage.org/Creativity/rughooking.asp. Details available at www.saudervillage.org in early November; registration begins Wednesday, November 12, 2014, at 8:00 a.m. Pre-registration required.
First Thursday of each month, 6-9 p.m., Holt, MI. Contact: Pam Henrys, 2040 N. Aurelius Rd., Holt, MI 48842, (517) 699-1120.
Every Monday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., St. Joseph Public Library, 500 Market St., St. Joseph, MI. Contact: Marlene Kuypers, (269) 465-0125, email@example.com.
(Divas by the Dam): third Monday of each month, Sept.-June, 10-2 upstairs at Arnie's Rockford restaurant, Squires St., Rockford, MI. Contact: Sally Charnley, (616) 866-3725.
Northville, MI: every fourth Monday (third Monday in May, December) at Mill Race Village, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Contact:Vicki Walls 734-730-5576, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Second Saturday of each month, 9 a.m.-12 p.m., First National Bank of Brighton, Challis Rd., Brighton, MI. Contact: Kris Miller, (517) 546-7732, email@example.com.
Second Monday September through June. 10-2. McFaddee-Ross House, 915 Brady, Dearborn, MI. Contact: Marie Johnson, (734) 671-6502, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Meets at the Washington Township Senior Center, 57900 Van Dyke, Washington Township, MI, every second and fourth Wednesday from 9:30 a.m.- 4 p.m. Contact: Shirley Dusky, (586) 752-7484, email@example.com.
First Friday of each month (Sept.-June). Contact: Jill Lorden, firstname.lastname@example.org, (989) 631-7054.
Meets the last Saturday of every month, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Smith-Kimball Community Center in historic Clinton, Michigan. Contact: Pat Sahakian, (734) 428-7029, email@example.com.
A new rug hooking group is forming in West Bloomfield, Michigan. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org for meetup times.
April 23, 2016, Southeast Michigan Annual Hook-In. Location: Washtenaw Community College, 4800 E. Huron River Dr., Ann Arbor, MI. 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Join us for a day of rug hooking! Vendors, door prizes and a rug show. Seating is limited. Contact: GLRHGuild@gmail.com. Please type “Hook-in” in subject line.
September 12, 14th Annual Lakeshore Hook-In. (New date.) Location: Woodland Shores Baptist Church, 3555 Shawnee Rd., Bridgman, MI. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Vendors, door prizes, lunch, snacks, rug show, odds-and-ends table. Contact: Marlene Kuypers, (269) 465-0125, email@example.com.
West suburban Chicago area: second Saturday of each month, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Lisle Station Park in Beau Bien Tavern, 921 School St., (3 Blocks E. of Main) Lisle, IL. Contact: Beth Morris, (630) 420-2276, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fourth Tuesday of each month, 6:30- 8:30 p.m. at Heartland Community College, Workforce Development Bldg., Rm. 1401. Contact: Jean Ann Dargatz, (309) 452-8528 or Kay Kjeldgaard, (309) 663-5497.
First and third Monday of each month, from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Old Irving Park, Chicago, IL. Please contact Dawn Walczak at 773-842-7667 or email at: email@example.com.
Iowa Chapter of ATHA: second Thursday of each month, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Buchanan Co. Extension Office meeting room, Independence, IA. Contact: Wendy Goins, (319) 334-4550, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Every Tuesday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., at the McAuley Senior Center. Contact: Aileen Anderson, (501) 915-0696, email@example.com.
One Saturday a month at the Jacksonville, AR, Main Library. Contact: Aileen Anderson, (501) 915-0696, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Third Thursday of each month, 10 a.m., Winslow, AR. Contact: Connie Wright, (479) 634-7011, evenings.
Springdale Senior Center, John Powell Annex, 610 Grove (corner of Grove and Cleveland), Springdale, AR 72764. First and third Mondays of each month, September through April. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Bring a lunch if you wish, or you can buy one from the Senior Center next door. Contact: Laura Thompson, (870) 428-5923, email@example.com; or Paula Wentz, (501) 530-4504, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Third Saturday of every month except holidays, 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., casual hook-in, Bethany Christian Church, 3223 Westheimer Rd., Houston, TX. Contact: Lurie McAdow, Luriemcadow@aol.com or April DeConick, email@example.com.
Second Monday of each month, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., EMS Building, 221 Friendship Lane, Fredericksburg, TX. Contact: Linda Gartner (830) 990-6676.
First Monday of each month, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Activities Bldg. of First United Methodist Church, 321 Thompson Dr., Kerrville, TX. Contact: Karen Maddox, (830) 257-3741.
Lone Star Rug Hookers meet Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Lakewood Methodist Church. Contact: Martha Reynolds (214)697-5141, firstname.lastname@example.org.
First Saturday, second and fourth Thursday at 10 a.m., Octavia Fields Branch Library, 1503 S. Houston, Humble, TX. Third Thursday at 10 a.m., The Hen House, 5702 Louetta Rd, Spring, TX. Contact: P.D. Hankamer, (409) 374-2258, email@example.com.
Fourth Monday of each month at the Garden and Arts Center, Lubbock, TX. Contact: Teresa, (806) 794-3332.
Second Saturday of each month 1-4 p.m.,Town Village Retirement Community, craft room, Arlington, TX. Contact: Leslie Annen (817) 468-5179, firstname.lastname@example.org.
September 9-12, 2015, 2015 ATHA Biennial, Westin Riverwalk, 420 W. Market St., San Antonio, TX. Contact: Tricia Travis, (210) 262-2646, email@example.com.
Every Wednesday, 9:30 a.m.; third Thursday of each month, 7 p.m. Contact: Bear Patch Quilting Co., 2199 4th St., White Bear Lake, MN 55110, (651) 429-1039.
Second and fourth Tuesdays of each month, Lake Nokomis Community Center, Minneapolis, MN. Contact: Kathy Morton, 9860 Crestwood Terrace, Eden Prairie, MN 55347, (612) 934â€“0966.
First Monday of each month, Christ Lutheran Church, Duluth, MN. Contact: Sandy Krumwiede, firstname.lastname@example.org, or Kay Despard, (763) 242-1704.
Every Wednesday of each month, 10 a.m., at Rosebudâ€™s Cottage, 2580 7th Ave. E, No. St. Paul, MN, (651) 426-1885.
Second Saturday of each month, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.; 4630 Wentworth Avenue., Minn., MN. Contact: Laurie Lausen, (612) 964-1165.
Every Wednesday, 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at the Hopkins Activity Center, 33 N. 14th Ave., Hopkins, MN 55343. Contact: Cindy, (952) 933-1642, or Bette, (952) 888-3916.
Fourth Tuesday of each month, 5-8 p.m., Delano Public Library, 160 Railroad Ave. E., Delano, MN. Contact: Jeanne Stephens, email@example.com.
Third Wednesday of the month, 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., and 6-9 p.m. Contact: Sally Kallin, Pine Island Primitives, (507) 356-2908, firstname.lastname@example.org (Please RSVP to make sure we are meeting).
Eagles Nest Coffee House, Wabasha, MN. Every Friday, 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information: http://www.rivervalleyartsguild.org.
October 3, Autumn Valley Hook-In. Location: Our Savior's Lutheran Church, 1616 W. Olive St., Stillwater, MN, Saturday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission $9. Twenty vendors with rug hooking supplies, wool, patterns, and much more. Bring your rug to display in our rug show. Contact: email@example.com; autumnvalleyhookin.org.
October 30-November 1, Annual Halloween Hook-in. Location: AmericInn, Owatonna, Minnesota.Three days of hooking, vendors, door prizes, and rug show-n-tell. Contact: Joyce Weese, firstname.lastname@example.org.
First Wednesday of each month, Marysville, KS. Contact: Arvila Wolfe, 900 N. Kansas, Frankfort, KS 66427, (913) 292-4492.
Manhattan, KS: second Thursday of each month in membersâ€™ homes. Contact: Cecelia Clement, 1728 Westbank Way, Manhattan, KS 66503 (785) 539-8949, or Deb McGlashon, 2905 Dickens, Manhattan, KS 66502 (785) 776-6829.
Anyone in the area of Northeast Missouri or Hannibal. Day or evening instruction for beginners. Contact: Bonnie Johnson (573) 439-5854, email@example.com.
Second Wednesday of each month, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Daniel Boone Library, 100 W. Broadway, Columbia, MO. Contact: Beth Jacobs, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Every second Thursday of each month, 4-8 p.m., Boonslick Regional Library, Warsaw, MO. Contact: Nelda Johnson (660) 438-7145, email@example.com.
First Thursday of each month, Webster Groves Christian Church, Webster Groves, MO. Contact: Janet Mickow, (314) 822-8999, Mickow7@aol.com.
September 27-October 2. Location: Unity Village, Missouri. Four expert rug hooking teachers—Victoria Ingalls, Kathy Morton and Jeanne Benjamin—will offer guidance and instruction in hooking a variety of student-chosen projects. Vicki Hardcastle will lead a Project Class in which students choose between two pre-determined fun and creative projects using a variety of different techniques with rug hooking. Contact: Victoria Ingalls (816) 833-1848, (816) 739-4270, www.victoriahartingalls.com.
Second Wednesday of each month, Noon-8 p.m., Springfield, KY. Traditional and primitive punch needle for arthritic hands demonstrated. Contact: Rosemary Gillum Bailey, (606) 336-0255.
First and third Mondays of each month, 7 to 9 p.m., Hookers Occupy a Church (HOC) in Lexington, KY. All hookers welcome. Contact: Lisa Collins (859) 797-0011, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Usually fourth Saturday of each month, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Rockerville Community Center. Contact: Dolores Mattson, Keystone, SD, (605) 666-4316.
Every month at Prairie Woolworks (South Lincoln, NE) Roca, NE. Contact: Twila, (402) 792-3178.
First Thursday of each month, 7-9 p.m., and second Wednesday of each month, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Hardesty Regional Library, Tulsa, OK. Contact: Mitzi Thomas, (918) 299-4797 or email@example.com.
July 9-11, Third Annual Prospect Hill Rug Camp. Location: Old Stone House Museum, Brownington, VT. Classes in the 1831 Samuel Read Hall House, with access to the museum’s collection of hooked rugs. Focus on color, landscape, and design concepts. Contact: Carolyn Buttolph, (802) 888-8432, firstname.lastname@example.org.
August 8, Champlain Islands Fiber Bees Hook-in. Location: Community Center, North Hero, VT, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., $20 for the day. (North Hero is an island in the middle of Lake Champlain.) Rug show and demonstrations. All fiber artists welcome, including vendors. Contact: Lynn Chamberlain Soule on Facebook, or email@example.com.
Fourth Monday of each month, 6-9 p.m., Ashbridge Manor Senior Living, Lincoln Hwy., Downingtown, PA; and the third Thursday of each month, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Hankin Library, 215 Windgate Dr., Chester Springs, PA. Contact: Jeri Livingston, (610) 363-2557. Please check our website for details and directions: www.brandywinerughookingguild.org.
Second and fourth Mondays, 10:30 a.m.- 2p.m., Sept. through May, Memorial Park Church, 8800 Peebles Rd., Allison Park, 15101. Sunday meetings, 2-4 p.m., various locations. Contact: Fritz Mitnick, (412) 767-5698, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gathering: once a month on Saturdays, Washington, PA. Contact: Dona C. Hamilton, (724) 225-8560, email@example.com.
First Wednesday (3-5 p.m.) and third Saturday (1-5 p.m.) each month in Centre County, PA. Contact: Alice Kelsey, 637 Loveville Rd., Warriors Mark, PA 16877, (814) 692-4438, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Second Friday of each month, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; fourth Tuesday of each month, 6-9 p.m.; fourth Friday “Tea Cozy” group, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Zion Lutheran Church, 18 Quarry Rd., Leola, PA. Contact: Deb Burcin, (717) 464-5271; www.woolwrights.com.
Fourth Tuesday of the month, 1-4 p.m. at the Tunkhannock Library, Tunkhannock, PA. Contact: Janet Schleeter, (570) 928-9190, email@example.com.
Falling Spring Education Building, Room 202, North Main St., Chambersburg, PA 17203. Contact: Marion Lesher, (717) 264-5390, firstname.lastname@example.org.
First and third Wednesday of each month. Hooking and sociability. Contact: Shirley Engel, 222 Northfield Rd., Cranberry Twp., PA, (724) 776-5791, email@example.com.
Newly formed group meets every Wednesday 10-3 at Two Olde Crows Primitive Shop on Route 40, National Pike in Scenery Hill. Newcomers and beginners welcome. Contact Patricia Anders (724) 945-6755.
Meetings at the New Bloomfield Public Library, 7-9 p.m., fourth Monday of each month. Beginners welcome! Contact: Karen Larsen at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Instruction by McGown accredited teachers Tuesdays 10-12 at the Boyd Community Center in O'Hara Twp.
Also the first Sunday of each month from 2-4 p.m. in the Fox Chapel area.
Contact: email@example.com, (412) 767-5698.
October 24, Brandywine Rug Hooking Guild 10th Autumn Hook-In and Rug Show. New Location: Kimberton Fire Company, 2276 Kimberton Rd., Phoenixville, PA; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Contact: Jeri Livingston, firstname.lastname@example.org, or Mary Lynne Naple, (717) 464-5364; www.brandywinerughookingguild.org/2015-hook-in.html.
November 7-8, WOOLWORKS. Location: Shaler North Hills Library, 1822 Mt. Royal Blvd.,Glenshaw PA, Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, 1 to 3:30 p.m. Free. A biennial rug show featuring recent work of members of The Pittsburgh Rug Hooking Guild. Rug hooking and braiding demonstrations. Contact: Fritz Mitnick (412) 767-5698, email@example.com; directions at www.shalerlibrary.org/contact-info.
Third Wednesday of each month September to May (except December) at the Rowayton Community Center in Rowayton, CT. Contact: Benita Raleigh, president, (203) 644-2245, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Meets monthly, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
1/18/14, 5/17/14--Farmington Library, 6 Monteith Dr., Farmington, CT 06032
2/15/14, 3/15/14, 4/19/14--Unitarian Church, 382 Paddock Ave., Meriden, CT 06450
6/14/14--United Methodist, 305 Main St., Watertown, CT 06795
Contact: Ruth Collins, (203) 263-7122, email@example.com; or Susan Bruno, (860) 673-2140, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Contact: Mary Thomson, (860) 928-0162, email@example.com.
Opening on Thursday, March 19, and running through October 3 at the Wilton Historical Society, the exhibition displays works of art “painted in wool” as the artist says. The pieces on display—rugs, wall hangings, and pillows—are alive with color, texture and movement. The works show off June Myles’ sophisticated use of color, her love of language and her virtuoso needle skills. A reception will be held in the Sloan House Gallery from 5:00 – 7:00; all are welcome.
Second Sunday of every month, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Searsport Rug Studio, 396 E. Main St., Searsport, ME. Contact: Julie Mattson, (207) 548-6100, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesdays at Freeport Library, Freeport, ME, 1-4 p.m. Contact: (207) 865-3307.
First and third Mondays of each month, 9 a.m.-noon; in membersâ€™ homes. Contact: Linda, (207) 793-8404, email@example.com or Norine, (207) 625-3927.
Third Thursday of the month, Oct;-May, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Kittery Estates, Kittery, ME. Contact: Jan Smith, firstname.lastname@example.org, (603) 431-8894.
The Maine studio will be open for hooking on Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Thursdays from 12 noon to 7 p.m., and the first and third Saturdays of the month from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. The studio address is 546 Paris Hill Rd., Paris, ME. Call Beth for more information at 207-890-8490 or visit the website at www.parrishousewoolworks.com.
July 31-Aug. 1, Saco Valley Fiber Artists Summer Workshops. Location: Kick The Moon Artist's Studio, 969 Pequawket Trail (Rte 113), West Baldwin, ME. Twenty different classes from well-known fiber artists (in felting, weaving, knitting, spinning, etc.) including 3 different Rug Hooking Classes: "Beginner's", "Proddy Blossoms" and "Dyeing for Rug Hookers." Attend 1 or 2 days; includes gourmet luncheon. Information: sacovalleyfiberartists.com.
September 14-18, Chebeague Island Rug Camp. Location: 10 minutes ferry ride from Yarmouth, ME. Hooking, eating, laughing, walking the beach. Spend 5 days, 4 nights in a cottage by the sea; all meals included; increased space for 2015. Personalized instruction from Janet Conner. Information: www.jconnerhookedrugs.com/classes.htm.
Day and evening classes at Red Horse Rugs, Loudon, NH . Contact: (603) 783-9848, email@example.com.
First Saturday of March, April, May, Sept., Oct., & Nov., 10 a.m.-2 p.m., in the Maxfield Library, 8 Route 129, Louden, NH. Contact: Pam Bartlett, (603) 783-9848, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Third Thursday of the month, Oct;-May, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Kittery Estates, Kittery, ME. Contact: Jan Smith, email@example.com, (603) 431-8894.
Third Saturday of each month, Spinner's Hill Shop, Bainbridge, NY. Contact: Lisa Merian, 1377 County Rd. 17, Bainbridge, NY 13733, (607) 967-8325, www.spinnershill.com.
Every Wednesday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Guilford, NY. Contact: Cathy Treffeisen, (607) 895-6477.
Kinderhook, NY. Every Wednesday night, 7:30-10 p.m. Contact: Jayne Hester, (518) 758-1850.
(McGown): Sept., Nov., Jan., April, and May, Old Bethpage Village Restoration. Contact: Sibby, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Third Tuesday of every month, 7 p.m., Hallockville Museum Farm, Riverhead, NY. Hook-ins held Jan., Feb., July, Aug. Contact: Judy, (631) 294-2134, JudyL175@hotmail.com.
Fourth Tuesday of each month, 7 p.m., Grace Episcopal Church, Elmira, NY, Contact: Marian Rutty, (607) 734-0074 or Marge Dovi, (607) 734-6953.
Meets the third Tuesday of the month, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., September-June at the Pleasant Valley Town Hall, 1554 Main St., Pleasant Valley, NY. Beginners welcome. Contact: Sarah Jones, President, (518) 398-7003.
Second Tuesday of every month (except July and August) at Vestal Methodist Church, 328 Main St., Vestal, NY. Hours: 10-2. A couple of evening times are scheduled for working members. There are planned programs, instructors and members share many ideas and hints. We bring our lunch and desserts are provided by the members. Contact: Eileen Danton, (607) 748-0973; or Melissa Rocks, (607) 722-0404.
Long Island, New York. Contact: (631) 254-3930 or email email@example.com
Third Saturdays in Sept., Nov., Jan., March, May, at the South Dennis Senior Center on Cape Cod. Contact: Patricia White, (508) 398-1355, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rug Hooking Guild: fourth Saturday of each month (Sept.-June), 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Jones Library, Amherst, MA. Contact: Carol Ambrozy, (978) 249-7304.
Every other Thursday, 7-9 p.m., Bangs Community Center, Amherst, MA. Please call to verify meeting date. Contact: Linda Repasky, (413) 548-8040, email@example.com.
Second Friday, Sept-June. 10 a.m.,- 2 P.M. Eight Point Sportman's Club, Sterling, MA 01564. Contact: Carol Hoyle Ballard, firstname.lastname@example.org or (978) 733-1264.
Boston area. Meets Fridays 10-2 in September, October, November, and January through June. Contact: Susan Barry, (508) 785-1755, email@example.com.
43 Hope St., Hopedale, MA 01747. Wednesdays 1-3:30 p.m., October through June. Cost for gathering is $30 for 9 months. Contact: Ellen Gould, firstname.lastname@example.org, (508) 478-5194; or Community House, (508) 473-0820.
August 22, A Fall Gathering of Wool Hook-in. Location: Historic Ye Old Tavern, 7 East Main St., West Brookfield, MA. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; cost of $35 includes coffee, juice & muffins, buffet lunch, door prizes, raffles, and vendors. Information: (508) 637-1245, www.yecountrymercantile.com.
October 23-26, Olde Cape Cod Rug School. Location: Resort and Conference Center at Hyannis, 35 Scudder Ave., Hyannis, MA. Rug show open to the public October 25 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Director, Norma McElhenny. Teachers: Nancy Blood, Sarah Guiliani, Norma Batastini, Vivily Powers, and Lisanne Miller. Contact: email@example.com, www.oldecapecodrugschool.com.
First Thursday of each month, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Hopewell Library, Pennington, NJ. Contact: Weezie Huntington, (609) 466-1882.
First Wednesday of each month (Sept.-June), 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Community Center, 614 Greenbrook Rd., N. Plainfield, NJ. Contact: Janet Bosshard, (732) 528-1125, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Second Monday of each month (Sept.-May), 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. St. Andrew's Methodist Church, 907 4th Ave., Spring Lake, NJ. Contact: Janet Bosshard, (732) 528-1125, email@example.com.
October 3-4, The Hooked Rug Festival at the Mill. Location: Historic Prallsville Mills, Stockton, NJ; Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Entrance fee $7, children under 15 free. Regional rug show includes hundreds of hooked rugs, vendors, handcrafted boutique items, hooked rug raffle, beginners’ workshops, presentations and demonstrations. Sponsored by the Alice Beatty ATHA Chapter, the Hunterdon County Rug Artisans Guild, the Lamb Yankees ATHA Chapter, and Wool Whisperers ATHA Chapter. Contact: www.rugfestival.com
One Saturday a month in Sept., Nov., Jan., March, May; various locations in Rhode Island. Contact: Dolores Bannister, (401) 783-7507.
Through July 26, Unraveling Stories. Location: Hagley Museum, 201 Hagley Creek Rd., Wilmington, DE. Admission: $14 for adults, $10 for seniors and students, $5 for children 6 to 14, and free for members and children 5 and under. Exhibition-only admission is $6 for adults, seniors, and students, $2 for children 6 to 14, and free for members and children 5 and under. An experimental exhibition that explores a single object: the largest hooked rug in the museum’s collection, the first hooked rug made of nylon, designed and hooked by Nancy duPont Reynolds Cooch. The exhibit explores the rug’s artistic tradition, the narrative depicted in its images, the story behind the experimental materials used in its making, and the personal story of the artist who made it. Information: (302) 658-2400, www.hagley.org.
Second Wednesday of each month year round and third Wednesday Sept.-May, Ocean Pines Branch Library, Ocean Pines, MD, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Contact: Janice Russell, (410) 289â€“4110, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Forestheart Studio, Woodsboro, MD. Contact: Mary Klotz, 200 S. Main St., Woodsboro, MD 21798, (301) 845-4447, www.forestheart.com.
First Saturday of each month, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Centreville Maryland Public Library, Centreville, MD. Contact: Betty Kerr, (410) 778-4939.
Second Tuesday of each month (Sept.-May), 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Caroline County Library, 100 Market St., Denton, MD. Contact: Toni Gillas, (410) 827-6507, email@example.com.
Delmarva Friendship Rugcrafters, McGown Chapter 106: second Wednesday of each month year round and third Wednesday Sep.-May, Berlin Senior Center, Berlin, MD, 10am-2pm. Contact Janice Russell, Please confirm. (410) 289-4110 or Ocrug@aol.com.
Montpelier Arts Center, 9652 Muirkirk Rd., Laurel, MD 20708, (301) 807-6261.
Workshop with Roslyn Logsdon. Montpelier Arts Center, 9652 Muirkirk Road, Laurel, MD 20708. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, (301) 807-6261.
Workshop with Roslyn Logsdon. Montpelier Arts Center, 9652 Muirkirk Road, Laurel, MD 20708. Contact: email@example.com, (301) 807-6261.
Second and fourth Mondays of each month at home of Nancy Drake, Irvington, VA, (804) 435-8808.
Second Saturday of each month, Sept.-June. Contact: Robin Hasty, 2359 Hwy. 58, Buffalo Jct., VA 24529, (804) 374-5830, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Second Saturday of each month, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Suffolk, VA. Contact: Mary Henck, (804) 740-6511, email@example.com.
First and third Thursdays of each month, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., James City County Library, 7770 Croaker Rd., Williamsburg, VA. Contact: Nancy Norton, (757) 345-6439, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Second Thursday of each month, 6:30-9 p.m. Northern VA. Contact: Kathy Hottenstein, (540) 338-6264, email@example.com.
Fourth Saturday of each month, 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. in Richmond, VA. Contact: Mary Henck, 2300 Bridgehaven Terr., Richmond, VA 23233, (804) 740-6511, firstname.lastname@example.org.
First Saturday of each month, 3530 Tye River Rd., Amherst, VA 24521, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Contact: Lori, (434) 263-6508, email@example.com.
Fourth Wednesday of each month, 7-9 p.m., Walter Reed Community Center, 2909 16th St. South, Arlington, VA. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Charlottesville, VA. Second Wednesdays of each month, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Contact: Peg Jess, (434) 293-7883.
First and third Tuesdays of each month, 10-2:30, Grace Church Parish Hall. Contact: Mary Beth Hawks, (757) 898-8021, or Jean Knowlton, email@example.com.
Second Thursday of each month, except August. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Meet in members' homes. Contact: Anne Strahan, (703) 442-9390, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Third Saturday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., various locations in and near Winchester, VA. email@example.com
Fort Myers, FL: each Wednesday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Cypress Lake U.M. Church, year round. Contact: Marge Ciminelli, 1146 SE 32 St., Cape Coral, FL 33904, (239) 542-6734..
Contact: B. Meloy, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Various times and places in Sarasota and Venice, FL. Contact: Anne Eastwood, 320 Greenwood Lake Dr., Venice, FL 34292-4524, (941) 408-9315, email@example.com.
Fourth Saturday of each month, Barberville, FL, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Contact: Bettina Drake Maraldo, 551 Johnson Lake Rd., DeLeon Springs, FL 32130, (904) 985-5602.
Every Monday, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m., (Oct.-May) Lakeland, FL. (Contact for location). Contact: Linda Anthony, (813) 621-2754.
Third Tuesday of each month, United Church of Sebastian, 1251 Fellsmere Rd., Sebastian FL. Contact: Dee Giel, (772) 388-5033.
Every Thursday, 9:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m., St. John's Episcopal Church, Clearwater, FL. Contact: Mamie Adair, (727) 535-3218, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Every Monday, 1-4 p.m. at the Rug Parlour Studio, Bayonet Pt., FL. Contact: Nancy Wood, (727) 863-8637.
Every Tuesday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Hookers Haven, 4919 Allen Rd., Zephyrhills, FL 33541. Contact: (813) 322-3803, www.picturetrail.com/homepage/hookershaven.
Fourth Thursday of each month, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Ocala, FL. Educational programs and a guild project, Oct.-June. Join us, and bring your lunch and your hooking; coffee, tea and friendship provided! Contact: Karen Duncklee, (352) 861-6363, email@example.com.
The Rug Parlour, Bayonet Pt., FL 34667, (727) 863-8637.
Second and fourth Saturdays each month, 9 a.m.-noon at Hookers Haven, 4919 Allen Rd., Zephyrhills, FL 33541. Contact: (813) 322-3803, www.picturetrail.com/homepage/hookershaven.
Day or evening, Monday and Tuesday, Silver Springs, FL, (352) 236-6047, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Contact: Rug Parlour Studio, (727) 863-8637.
Third Wednesday of each month, 4-7 p.m. Contact: Amzi Collins, 1500 Kirkman St., Lake Charles, LA 70601, (337) 437-3902, or Amzi's Rug Hooking Studio, email@example.com.
For information about networking with Morgantown area rug hookers, contact: Melinda Russell, (304) 296-7842, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Second Tuesday and fourth Wednesday of each month (except July and August), 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Charleston area. Contact: Mary Jane Vredeveld, (304) 925-4687.
Third Saturday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., various locations in and near Winchester, VA, email@example.com.
Every Monday, 2-4 p.m., Thomasville County Public Library, Thomasville, GA. Contact: Jane Bussom, (229) 227-1504.
Hooking every Monday from 10:30 to 7:30 at Main Street Yarns & Fibers, 100 Barnett Shoals Road, Watkinsville, GA 30677; contact July Carter at (770) 725-2966 for further information.
Second Tuesday of each month, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Contact: Leslie Peck, Quilted Hearts, 2415 G Old Cornelia Hwy., Gainesville, GA 30507, (770) 536-3959.
Meet twice a month on Fridays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Sharon Forks Library, Sharon Forks Rd., Cumming, GA. Bring your lunch. Contact: Carolyn Folsom, (770) 889-1019, or Karen Fuller, (770) 887-0747.
North and South Carolina: Devenger Rd. Presbyterian Church, Greer, SC. Contact: Sharon Richmond in NC at (828) 697-8791.
Beaufort County, SC. Second Saturday of each month at 1 p.m. Contact Amanda Brewer at the Bluffton Branch Library at firstname.lastname@example.org or (843) 255-6503.
Second Monday of each month, 9:45-2 p.m., Providence Presbyterian Church, 10140 Providence Rd., Charlotte, NC. Contact: Mary Calder, (704) 849-9803.
Chapel Hill, Raleigh, Durham, NC: third Saturday of each month, September through June. Contact: Mary L. Peterson, (919) 967-2846, www.piedmontrughookers.com.
If interested in attending a weekly hooking group, Contact: Laura Schnelker, (330) 231-5314 or email@example.com.
John C. Campbell Folk School offers adult courses in traditional crafts, including several different rug hooking options. Located in the mountains of western North Carolina, the school offers weeklong and weekend courses. Contact: (828) 837-2775, www.folkschool.org.
Meeting most Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., 174 N. Crest Rd., Chattanooga, TN 37404. All Rug Hookers welcome. Bring your hooking and lunch and join us. Contact: Sheri Bennett, (423) 622-3322, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Meet every Tues, 10:00 to 3:00, at North Rivers Civic Center, 1009 Executive Drive, Hixson, TN. Contact: Linda Rugina, (423) 870-8045.
Every third Wednesday of each month, 9am - 2pm, Crossville, TN. Contact Sharon Smith, (931) 456-6303, email@example.com
Jonesborough Area. Third Sunday of the month, 2:00 to 4:00; some weekdays--call for times. Visitors welcome. Contact: Joani, firstname.lastname@example.org, (423) 753-2842.
Second and fourth Wednesdays of each month at the Englewood Textile Museum, Englewood, TN. Contact: Gail Anderson, (423)507-3625.
Tri-Cities Area. Beginners welcome. Contact: Joani Douglas, email@example.com, (423) 753-2842.
First and third Wednesdays of each month, Pauite Neighborhood Center, 6535 E. Osborn, Scottsdale, AZ. Contact: Mary Kelly, (480) 945â€“0926.
Second Saturday of each month, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Scottsdale, AZ. Contact: Diane Eaton, (602) 920-3800, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Second Wednesday of the month, 10 a.m. Prescott AZ. Contact: Ginger Carlson (928) 445-1226, email@example.com.
Every Monday (December through May) at various recreation centers. Contact: Rosemary Strube, (520) 260-1293 (cell) or (520) 625-3708 (home).
Monthly meetings on third Saturday at Alta Mesa Golf Club, 1460 N. Alta Mesa Dr., Mesa, AZ. Contact: Carol Miller, (480) 699-5871, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Second Saturday of each month, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sacramento Friends Meeting Hall, 890 57th St., Sacramento. Contact: Shelly Lencioni, (916) 765-7165, email@example.com.
Last Saturday of February, April, June, and August, 9 a.m.-noon, Fresno, CA. Contact: Katie Ude, (559) 255-5545, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Last Saturday of each month (January-October), 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Fallbrook Public Utilities District Offices, 990 E. Mission Rd., Fallbrook, CA. Contact: Marjorie Chretien, (858) 530-2203, email@example.com.
Every Tuesday, 9:30 a.m.-noon, The Colony, Newport Beach, CA. Contact: Jean Coon, (949) 706-1393. Everyone welcome, including beginners.
Second Saturday of each month, except August, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., 684 Benicia Dr., Commons B, Santa Rosa, CA. Contact: Judy Cortez, (707) 545-1811, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Second Saturday of Feb., May, Aug., and Nov., Clovis/Fresno area. Contact: Sharon, (559) 297-5156.
First Friday of each month, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m., in Walnut Creek, CA, and members' homes. Contact: Carol Bagot, (925) 932-5159.
Second and fourth Fridays of each month, Senior Center, Oceanside, CA. Contact: Alice Taylor, 3929 San Lorenzo Ct., Oceanside, CA 92057, (760) 433-3175.
Each Monday, 7-9 p.m., Pasadena; each Tuesday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Burbank or Northridge; each Thursday, 7-9 p.m., North Hollywood; alternate Saturdays, 12-4 p.m., Agoura Hills. Contact: Carla Fortney (818) 502-2156.
Every Friday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Schaberg Library, Redwood City, CA. Contact: Merle Lovell, (650) 593-3671.
Last Saturday of each month, Fallbrook (CA) Public Utilities District offices, 990 E. Mission Rd., 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. New members welcome. Contact: Marjorie Chretien, (858) 530-2203, email@example.com.
Mondays 9 a.m. to noon. St. Margaret's Episcopal Church, Palm Desert; Oct. thru May. Contact: Janelle Leslie, (760) 777-0916, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Last Saturday of each month, Oakland, CA. Jack London Square studio of The Merry Hooker Woolens. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Contact: Marita, email@example.com.
The Cameron Park Rug Hookers meet weekly in Cameron Park, California. Contact: Rosemary Strube, (520) 260-1293.
Second Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sacramento Friends Meeting Hall, 890 57th St., Sacramento, CA 95819. Visitors welcome. Contact: Kathryn Perry, (916) 208-0019.
Third Saturday of the month at Trinity Episcopal Church, 4195 South 4th St., Redlands, CA. For more information: www.ca1strughooking.com.
1st Saturday of every month (except June), 9AM-2PM and most 1st and 3rd Thursdays of every month, 10 AM-3PM. Gene's Studio, 108 North Vine Street , Anaheim, CA, 92805. Beginner's welcome. Dye classes by request. For details call 714.956.5150 or write firstname.lastname@example.org
First Saturday of every month (except June), 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., and most first and third Thursdays of every month, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Gene’s Studio, 108 North Vine St., Anaheim, CA 92805. Beginners welcome. Dye classes by request. Contact: (714) 956-5150, email@example.com.
Third Monday of each month, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Contact: Nancy Schell (719) 687-2110, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Every Wednesday, 1-4 p.m., Loveland, CO. Contact: Karen, (970) 203-0999, email@example.com.
Third Saturday of each month, 12-3:30 p.m., Lakewood, CO. Contact: Cheri Talbot, (303) 986-9360, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Third Thursday of each month 10 a.m.-2 p.m., South Glenn Library, 6972 South Vine, Centennial, CO. Contact:Carolyn Gress (720) 440-9272, email@example.com.
Every fourth Saturday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Consolidated Mutual Water Board, 12700 W. 27th Ave., Lakewood, CO. Bring your project and come play! Contact: Cheryl Bollenbach, (303) 216-2424, firstname.lastname@example.org.
First and third Wednesdays of each month, 1-4 p.m., So. Hill Senior Center, 27th and Ray St., Spokane, WA. Contact: Lorraine Owens, (509) 456-5668, email@example.com.
First and third Friday afternoons each month, Ocean Park Methodist Church, Ocean Park, WA. Contact: Joanne Schuky, (360) 665-5572, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fourth Tuesday of each month, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Grace Lutheran Church, Vancouver, WA, Contact: Gina Conway, (360) 887-4665, teatimeGMC@juno.com.
Hookers and Braiders meet the 3rd Tuesday of each month, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Peninsula Library. Contact: Donna McKeever, (253) 853-4583, email@example.com.
Each Tuesday in members' homes. Contact: Sonja Flarety, (360) 424-9881 or Joyce Sorensen, (425) 252-6053.
Second and fourth Fridays of each month, Columbia Heritage Museum, Ilwaco, WA, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Bring your lunch and have fun hooking! Contact: Jerre McDaneld, (360) 665-4127, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Every Tuesday, 6:30-8 p.m. and the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month (excludes summer), 9:30 a.m.-1p.m. Visitors/beginners WELCOME! Contact: Bridget Todderud, (425) 442-5609, email@example.com.
October 14, Rug Show and Hook-In, , Location: Brightwater Center, 22505 Hwy 9 SE, Woodinville, WA. Free, Wednesday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Rug hooking and braiding vendors, raffle, door prizes. Bring your rugs to hook on and display! Please bring a salad to share. Desserts provided. Contact: Irene Shell (206) 669-5279.
Most Mondays in members' homes, 1:30-4:30 p.m. Contact: Carol McDuffie, (541) 753-9242 or Janet Cline, (541) 928-5921.
Second and fourth Friday of each month, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Garibaldi, OR. Contact: Jo Stoltenberg, (503) 368-5274.
First Wednesday of each month, 10 a.m. Contact: Florence Lindgren, Rte. 1, Box 593, Astoria, OR 97103.
Second and fourth Tuesdays of each month, 7-9 p.m. Contact: Patti Stephens, (541) 929-5116, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Most Tuesday afternoons, Salem, OR. Contact: Anne Jeter, 6765 Continental Circle, Salem, OR 97306, (503) 371-6982 or Marge Christianson, (503) 588-1273.
Every Tuesday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Bend Senior Center, Bend, OR. Contact: Louise Yoshihara, (541) 318-8345 or Jean Vogel, (541) 318-0819.
First and third Tuesdays of each month. Call for location. Contact: Maureen Lowrey, Grants Pass, OR, (541) 476-1628, email@example.com.
Boise, ID. Meets first and third Saturday afternoons monthly. All skill levels welcome. Contact: Helen Code, (208) 871-3343, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Certified McGown Teacher, Boise, ID. Group classes and private instruction. Contact: (208) 229-3319, email@example.com; www.newworldrughooking.com.
First and third Thursdays, noon-4 p.m., Timeless Quilts, 2412 River Rd., Missoula, MT. Contact: Peggy Bloom, (406) 728-4375 or Vervian Stephenson, (406) 549-8426.
Second Thursday of each month, 5:30-7 p.m, at Sturdy Stitching Upholstery, 608 W. Beall St., Bozeman, MT, (406) 587-9848. Contact: Kathy Stephens, (406) 585-3555.
Third Tuesday of each month, 10 a.m.-12 p.m., Village Dry Goods, Brigham City. Contact: Victoria Rogers, (435) 725-3546.
Second Wednesday of each month, 10 a.m.-12 p.m., Mormon Handicraft, Salt Lake City, UT. Contact: Nancy Raybould, (801) 364-8005.