March 9, 2021
National Quilting Day Activities at North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum
BISMARCK, N.D. – Free public activities commemorating National Quilting Day will be held March 12-14 at the North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum, Bismarck. All activities are co-sponsored by the State Historical Society of North Dakota and Capital Quilters of Bismarck.
A quilt exhibit by the Capital Quilters is open to the public on Friday from noon to 4 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free quilting classes and open sewing times are available on Saturday, March 13. Classes include “Embroidered 3D Snowmen,” “Painting a Meadowlark,” “Free Motion Quilting,” and “Coffee Cup Caddy.” Pre-registration is required at ndcapitalquilters.com
On Sunday, March 14, at 2 p.m., the public is invited to a State Historical Society Sensational Sunday program, “If Quilts Could Talk ... a Bed Turning,” marking the 40th anniversary of the Capital Quilters. Captivating stories about selected quilts layered on a bed will be shared by quilters.
For more information, contact Jenny Yearous at 701.328.2099. The North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum is open Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday-Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Find additional upcoming programs sponsored by the State Historical Society of North Dakota at statemuseum.nd.gov/events. Find COVID-19 information relating to State Historical Society locations at history.nd.gov/covid-19.
Erik Holland, 701.328.2792
Jenny Yearous, 701.328.2099
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