Quilting event canceled due to coronavirus concerns

National Quilt Museum

PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) — Officials say a western Kentucky event dedicated to quilting has been canceled this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. American Quilter’s Society founder Meredith Schroeder said in a statement this week that all shows scheduled for 2021 Paducah QuiltWeek were canceled to due to health and safety concerns stemming from the pandemic. The 35th anniversary of the event last year drew more than 30,000 people to Paducah. Executive Show Director Bonnie Browning told The Paducah Sun that organizes are working on other ways to stay in touch with quilters.