Now in it's 14th year, the Cunningham Children's Home Festival of Quilts, is coming the weekend of April 13th. In 2017, the fundraiser raised more than $76,000 for local youth and families. Check out last year's preview of the event.
This event is free, but a $5 donation is suggested. While this is a quilt festival, the weekend holds a number of events for everyone, including:
- QUILT SHOW with hundreds of hand and machine quilted pieces including contemporary designs as well as antique quilts on loan for the show
- QUILT AUCTION featuring beautiful traditional and contemporary quilts and wall hangings
- GIFT SHOP packed with generously donated handcrafted items
- BAKE SALE with delicious homemade goodies and treats
- QUILT BOUTIQUE with quilts, wall hangings, and table runners for purchase
- PATCHWORK CAFE where guests can enjoy a cup of coffee or an inexpensive lunch and visit with friends
- WALKING TOURS of Cunningham’s Urbana campus to learn more about the mission and ministry of Cunningham Children’s Home
- FEATURED SPEAKERS detailing their quilting expertise
- RECOGNIZED GALLERY of the 2018 Boneyard Arts Festival
The festival runs from Friday the 13th until the 14th, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
For more info, or to RSVP for the event, check out the Facebook event here.