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40th annual quilt show set for October 7-9

Montgomery County Extension Homemakers are proud to present the 40th annual Montgomery County Quilt Show to be held October 7-9 at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds in Mount Ida.
Once a part of the QQC Festival, the quilt show gets a chance to shine this year as it steps out on its own at the fairgrounds. It won’t be the only thing to do in Mount Ida that weekend with the Sorghum Festival being held at the Heritage House Museum Saturday, October 8.
Show in the past have featured up to 100 quilts ranging from antique quilts to modern designs. Local officials and business owners choose their favorite quilts. There will also be quilts for sale.
A country store flea market featuring numerous unique items, baked goods, and quilting supplies. You may also purchase chances on this year’s spectacular raffle quilt. All proceeds benefit local Extension Homemaker service projects.
The schedule of events include:
Thursday, October 6 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. – All quilts, new and old, are accepted for display. You may also sell your quilts at this festival. Quilts must be brought to the Montgomery County Fairgrounds, Billie Crane Building (Red Building).
Friday and Saturday, October 7-8 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. – The quilt show will be open to the public.
Sunday, October 9 from12 – 4 p.m. – The quilt show will be open to the public. The raffle quilt will be given away at 4 p.m.
For more information contact Amy Monk at the Montgomery County Extension Office, 870-867-2311.

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