Mark your calendar - Friday, August 10 & Saturday, August 11, 2012
MIDDLEBURY, IN - Das Dutchman Essenhaus announces the fifth annual Essenhaus Quilt Show and Sale which celebrates quilts and those who create them. The 2-day event will be held Friday, August 10th from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm and Saturday, August 11th from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.
The event will be held at the Essenhaus Inn & Conference Center on the main campus where the restaurant and Essenhaus Village Shops are located. The public is invited to attend and admission will be $3.00 per person.
Beautiful and unique quilts will be on display and cash awards will be presented for "best of" in several categories including best use of theme - "Around the Bend". Individuals may choose to display quilts that they have crafted and they may do so at a cost of $5.00 per quilt. Display forms are available at the Essenhaus corporate office weekdays until 4:00 pm or also online at www.Essenhaus.com.
Vendors offering fabrics, notions, patterns, books and more will be on-site throughout the event along with live quilting demonstrations, free educational seminars and a "Tour of Quilts". For information regarding vendor opportunities or to reserve tables, please contact Hannah Walsh, Events Coordinator at 800-455-9471 (x476).
The Essenhaus Quilt Show runs in conjunction with the Middlebury Summer Festival, a town-wide celebration of summer with festivities and live entertainment. The quilt show also runs during the annual Quilt Gardens and Murals along the Heritage Trail event, a community-wide self-guided tour initiated by the Elkhart County Convention and Visitors Bureau that unites quilters and gardeners alike. Das Dutchman Essenhaus is an official site featured on the 2012 Quilt Garens and Murals along the Heritage Trail; offering the "Pineapple Swirl" quilt garden and a "Double Wedding Ring" quilt mural.