Local Artisans Showcase for the 7th Annual Quilt Show
At the Bucks County Visitor’s Center
(Bucks County, PA) Celebrate Americana! Visit Bucks County, the official tourism promotion agency of Bucks County, is proud to announce the arrival of the 7th Annual Bucks County Quilt Show presented by The Quilting Academy. Stop by the Bucks County Visitor Center in Bensalem and marvel at the craftsmanship and designs of more than 100 handmade quilts. On display thru September 26, the Visitor’s Center is showcasing Traditional, Applique, Amish, and Artistry quilts. The Quilt Show is free and open to the public daily!
Visitors will have the distinct pleasure to view uniquely themed quilts from winter wonderland designs and patriotic pinwheels to holiday and floral patterns. There are also a variety of photo quilts honoring the quilter’s family and friends. Quilts inspired by the beautiful landscapes of Bucks County can also be found amongst the collection. Brochures are available to learn about each individual quilt and the artist and inspiration behind them.
Do you have a favorite? While visiting, be sure to vote for your favorite quilt by using the “Viewer’s Choice” Ballot provided for you at the exhibit. Raffle tickets are also available for purchase to enter to win the featured quilt. All proceeds will go to the American Heart Association to support research and programs to help prevent heart-related deaths.
Don’t miss out on these unique pieces of local art! The Quilt Show is an exhibit of true talent and an old-fashioned American hobby. While visiting, be sure you browse through the “Creative Exhibit Bucks County” Exhibit and learn about the early creative geniuses that brought arts and culture to the county such as Oscar Hammerstein and Henry Mercer. Searching for a special gift? Stroll through the gift shop and bring home items unique to the area. Come and be enriched by the great history, art, and talent of Bucks County.
About The Quilting Academy
The Quilting Academy recently opened in May in Bensalem and has been offering their skills and knowledge to the local artisans of Bucks County. Whether you’re a beginner or an expert, the Quilting Academy is eager to assist in reaching your full potential.
About Visit Bucks County
Visit Bucks County (VBC) is the official tourist promotion agency for Bucks County. The mission of the VBC is to increase visitation in Bucks County by effectively marketing its heritage and its diverse sites and attractions. For more information on VBC activities call 1-800-836-BUCKS, visit www.VisitBucksCounty.com or “Like” us on www.Facebook.com/VisitBucksPA or stop by the Bucks County Visitor Center located at 3207 Street Road in Bensalem (adjacent to the entrance to the PARX Casino). The Visitor Center is open seven days a week from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. It is easily accessible from the Pennsylvania Turnpike, Route 1 and Interstate 95.
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