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Quilt Exhibit After Hours Open House

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The McHenry County Historical Society hosted a Quilt Exhibit After Hours Open House – exclusively for its members, would-be members and their  guests – from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 13, at the Woodstock Opera House, 121 W. Van Buren St. Between 65-75 people attended the event, including 34 McHenry County Historical Society members. It featured information about the Heritage Quilters, children's take-home crafts, free refreshments and information about the Society and its programs – including the barn quilt trail.

The Society’s new quilt exhibit, featuring nine of the Society’s 160 quilts, includes nformation about the Society’s 60th-anniversary plans. Also, learn about barn quilts, the countywide barn quilt trail, the Society’s Heritage Quilters, the hand-stitched 2023 raffle quilt, and how you can help preserve local history. The Heritage Quilters meet Wednesdays starting at 9:30 a.m. in the museum annex building, 17618 Washington St. in Union.

 

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