13th Annual Quilt Shop Rally Great for Martinsville Tourism

Martinsville,VA-- It's a great time for quilting fans in our area. Six quilt shops in Southwest, Central, and Southside Virginia partnered together for the 13th Annual Virginia Quilt Shop Rally.

The rally started on Thursday and goes until Sunday. Quitters come from all over the nation and visit all the different quilt shops and shows. They also have a chance to win prizes.

Martinsville Tourism said they expected about 1,000 visitors to their quilt shops, which is great for the area.

"We want to introduce the ladies who know us for Martinsville Speedway and for quilt shops to show them all the wonderful arts and recreational opportunities we have," said Jennifer Doss, Director of Tourism for Martinsville and Henry County. "The ladies come in here thinking one thing about our community and then they're really surprised to see what all there is to do in our community."

If you'd like to take part in the rally, you still have time. Click here for information on how you can join in .