GERING - The Panhandle Quilt Guild is announcing their upcoming quilt show, held annually during the Oregon Trail Days celebration. Quilters and quilt owners who would like to display a quilt are urged to contact the guild.
Registrations for each quilt displayed must be received no later than June 18, 2011.
The Panhandle Quilt Guild asks that any quilt entered for display not to have been displayed for the previous 10 years in this quilt show, but they can have been displayed in other regional quilt shows before. Catergories this year are: One Person Quilt, Two or more Person Quilt, Miniature, Heritage (finished prior to 1975), Challenge, This and That, and Hand Quilted (maker/owner has the option to enter hand quilted quilts in this category rather than the other categories).
Information about entering a quilt can be obtained by phoning Deb Aschenbrenner, quilt show chairman, at 308-632-4239.
The Oregon Trail Days Quilt Show will be held on Friday, July 15 from noon to 5 p.m.; Saturday, July 16, from noon to 5 p.m.; and Sunday, July 17, from noon to 5 p.m. at Gering Zion Church, 1100 “O” Street in Gering. Admission is free.
The 2011 Quilt Show theme is “Down Memory Lane: 1991-2011” to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Panhandle Quilt Guild. The quilt show features Viewers Choice voting, Silent Auction items, and Challenge Quilts.