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Questions and Cancellations concerning 2024 Rug Hooking Week

We look forward to your visit to Sauder Village Rug Hooking Week. If you have questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us.

Call 800.590.9755 or email

Is this your first time at Rug Hooking Week?

We are the largest annual rug hooking event in North America. Each year, thousands of artists and visitors gather in northwest Ohio to view our Exhibit.

  • View 500 - 600 exhibit pieces - plus more than 250 pieces displayed by our vendors.
  • Take classes (Retreats – 3 to 4 days & Workshops from Evening to 2 day) taught by outstanding teachers from around the country in a wide variety of topics, techniques, and skill levels.
  • Shop our fabulous Vendors! Their booths are packed with new & creative supplies & merchandise.
  • Questions? Check our FAQ

Once you arrive at Rug Hooking Week at Sauder Village, everything is within walking distance: Exhibit, Vendors, Classes, Restaurants, Shops & Lodging. Historic Village & Craftsman are not to be missed! Be sure to visit the new 1920s Main Street.

For directions and transportation to Sauder Village follow this link: Directions and Transportation 


For Teaching, Vending, Book Signings & Exhibits -
contact Autumn Owens at or 800-590-9755, ext. 3130 
For Retreat & Workshop information & availability -
contact Deb Ridgway at or 800-590-9755, ext 3076.


Vendors are carefully selected from across North America. They offer a wide variety of rug hooking and textile art supplies, equipment, and other creative goodies. Plan to shop & stock up!

Cancellation Policy 

Student retreat and workshop registrations are NOT TRANSFERABLE. ALL cancellations and registrations must be administered by Sauder Village. Cancellations prior to June 28, 2024 will receive a refund of fees paid minus a 10% administrative fee. No refunds are given after June 28, 2024. Canceling students are responsible for any/all project costs they incurred with their instructor.  If classes do not meet a minimum number of students by July 26, 2024, Sauder Village may be forced to cancel the class and all fees will be refunded. 

Sauder Village is honored to organize this exciting annual rug hooking event, and appreciates your support to ensure the continuation and celebration of this traditional art form. Follow this link to explore more about Historic Sauder Village.

For 45 years, Sauder Village has preserved the stories of the past and featured artisans of traditional American crafts, making Sauder Village an ideal venue for a week of rug hooking activity. As a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, Sauder Village relies on support from admissions, retail sales, and donations to sustain the mission, as well as the attendance and involvement of our members and volunteers.