Goose On The Loose Shop Hop

Welcome to the new Goose On The Loose Shop Hop website

Our 12th Annual Event for 2017 will be
Thursday May 11th  9:00 - 6:00
Friday May 12th  9:00 - 6:00
Saturday May 13th   9:00 - 5:00


The 12th Annual Goose on the Loose 2017 will feature 6 shops!


Cobwebs and Caviar  website:
147 Main St. Shelburne, On.
Owner: AJ Cavey


Country Concessions  website:
1 Dufferin St. South,  Cookstown
Owners: Cynthia Ramsay & Shannon Fullerton


Lilac Lane Quilts  website:
180 Parsons Road, Unit 27. Alliston, On.
Owner: Liz Schueler


Sew Jax  website

28 Mill Street

Unit 112 & 113

Orangeville, ON
Owner: Jacky Hill


Threads That Bind website:
408016 Highway 4, Maxwell, Ontario
Owner: Lois Plantt

Quilters' Line  website:
57 Main St. West,  Markdale
Owner: Chrissie Nash

While shop hopping you may build up a hunger and will wonder where to rest and enjoy a nice lunch or snack.

  While in Markdale you may want to visit:
Fire & Ice
eCulture, 2 locations
22 Main St. West and on Hwy 10


While in Alliston , visit The Coop 265 King Street North Alliston.  Great food and great service.


    While in Shelburne you may visit:
Jelly Craft Bakery & Cafe - 120 Main St. E.
Main St. Café - 149 Main St. W.


    While in Maxwell you may visit: Gilbert's Country Cafe  located right in Maxwell. They are generously offering a free beverage with any meal order upon presentation of passport.

What is a Shop Hop?

While each event is individually planned, ours is a visit of 6 shops most of which are along highway 89 and one shop on highway 10 in Ontario Canada  This gives us a flying geese formation and the reason we are the Goose on the Loose Shop Hop.   At each shop your passport is stamped after you see what that particular shop specializes in.

Why would I go to a shop hop?

A shop hop inspires the artist in you.  It is a great time to visit shops that you may not get to on a regular basis and see the quilts they are creating.

The shops involved have worked hard to bring you an abundance of prizes and stock the most interesting fabrics that they can.  What could possibly be better?  Any of us would love to be a winner!  Plus at each of the 6 locations there will be something demonstrated. Check the Prizes page for updates on this years prizes.

How do I shop hop?

We hope you will devote a day at least to the experience and plan a route that will work for you.  To assist you with that we have included our shop links to this site and you can plan your weekend.  There are links to contact all of the shops included and if you require any further information we hope you will contact the shops directly.

How will I know if I won a prize?

The draw will take place the Monday following the shop hop and all winners will be notified by phone.  Their names will be available on the website later that week.

A special thank you to our supporters and sponsors.


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