Local Artisans Showcase for the 5th Annual Quilt Show
At the Bucks County Visitor’s Center
(Bucks County, PA) The Bucks County Visitor’s Center is proud to host the 5th Annual Bucks County Quilt Show! This event is co-sponsored by the Bucks County Conference & Visitor’s Bureau and The Quilting Circle featuring local artisans displaying their passion for quilting. Traditional, Appliqué, Amish and Artistry quilts will be hung from the rafters for amazing views at the Bucks County Visitor’s Center in Bensalem from July 11th – September 28th. This event is free and open to the public!
New This Year! In addition to all the wonderful quilts displayed, The Quilting Circle has specially made “Quilts of Valor” from beautiful Americana fabric to honor all of our soldiers fighting for our country. As a group, The Quilting Circle ladies have made a special “Quilt of Valor” that will be raffled off on October 1st. Proceeds will be donated to the Buck County Veterans Association. The remainder of the “Quilts of Valor” will be delivered to wounded soldiers after the show.
Come out and vote! The public will have an opportunity to vote on their favorite quilts. Prizes for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place will be awarded with gift certificates to The Quilting Circle in the amount of $25, $50 and $75.
Guests are invited to stroll through to view the quilts and read about each individual quilter. Quilters featured are of all ages- this year the youngest quilter is just six years old! Come check out his amazing skills along with many other experienced or first time quilters!
About The Quilting Circle
Kathleen Jones, owner of The Quilting Circle, discovered quilting on a trip across the US in 1970. Her first quilt infused passion for this textile art form, which has continued for over 35 years. Her quilt collection grew over time into the hundreds and brought her to the decision to leave the corporate world. Five years ago, her passion materialized into the opening of her shop in Bensalem, PA.
Kathleen’s philosophy is to create an environment in which customers are encouraged to explore the art of quilt making in an atmosphere of friendship. Her background in Human Resources, coupled with her genuine love for people, enables her to unlock the creative spirit in all her customers - from the novice through the experienced quilter. During the five years she has been teaching she has assembled a team of instructors that make classes fun and motivational. www.thequiltingcircle.com
About the Buck’s County Visitor’s Center
The Bucks County Visitor Center serves as a gateway for all travelers to the region. Located at 3207 Street Road in Bensalem, the Visitor Center is easily accessible from I- 95, Route 1 and the PA Turnpike. The 20,000 square foot, state-of-the-art center welcomes visitors in search of the best of Bucks County, including history, attractions, events, lodging, dining and shopping. Visitors are invited to “Discover Bucks County” through the 16-minute orientation film in the 110-seat theater, pick up directions to the County’s covered bridges, find the perfect bed & breakfast for a romantic getaway, purchase one-of-a-kind Bucks County items in the newly expanded Gift Shop or create a Bucks County travel itinerary. Visitor Information Specialists are available to serve the public seven days a week from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. The Bucks County Conference & Visitors Bureau operates the Bucks County Visitor Center.
Contact: Michelle Greco, Public Relations Manager
Bucks County Conference & Visitor's Bureau
215 639 0300 x. 231
The mission of the Bucks County Conference & Visitors Bureau, Inc. is to increase visitation to Bucks County by effectively marketing its heritage, accommodations and attractions. For more information on BCCVB activities call 800-836-BUCKS, visit www.VisitBucksCounty.com or stop by the Bucks County Visitor Center located at 3207 Street Road in Bensalem (adjacent to the entrance to Philadelphia Park Racetrack). The Visitor Center is open seven days a week from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. It is easily accessible from the Pennsylvania Turnpike, Route 1 and Interstate 95.