PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) — The American Quilter's Society is holding its annual Kentucky show starting Wednesday.

The group says its fall Paducah show includes a public voting feature and a best of show award of $20,000. It says there also is more than $121,000 in total cash awards to be determined at the event.

Thousands of quilters attend the show. The group says almost 700 quilts will be on display.

The event runs through Sept. 15 at the Schroeder Expo & Carroll Convention Center.