March 7-21: Outer Banks Community Quilt Show

By on February 20, 2020

 

March 6 from 6 to 8 p.m.  |  Roanoke Island Festival Park,  1 Festival Park, Event Room, Manteo

The Outer Banks Community Quilt Show returns to Roanoke Island Festival Park, March 7 – 21. The show offers an impressive collection of quilts and handmade items from talented quilters in the area. This year’s theme is Priceless Pieces, Past and Present and will feature a wide array of quilting techniques and displays for guests to enjoy.

The show will kick-off with an opening reception on Friday, March 6 from 6-8 p.m. in the Event Room at Roanoke Island Festival Park. Guests can meet the artists, enjoy light refreshments and live music performed by students from the Calvino School of Music. The show will continue Monday – Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. through March 21. This year’s exhibition will also include a small quilt challenge with a house theme and a special section of wearable art. Guests are welcome to tour the show at their leisure and vote for their favorite creations.

Raffle Quilt

All show events are free of charge. Guests can also enter to win this year’s prize quilt by purchasing raffle tickets throughout the show. Tickets are $1 each or $5 for 6 tickets. The drawing will take place on the final show day.

“The Quilt Show has become a beloved tradition at the park, giving local quilters an opportunity to showcase their work and share the inspiration behind their designs”, said Kim Sawyer, Executive Director at Roanoke Island Festival Park. For more information about the show, call (252) 475-1500 or visit roanokeisland.com

 


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