If you’ve ever wondered what that family heirloom quilt is worth, you can find out at the 30th annual Farm Fest and Quilt Show in Dade City.
Those attending the event can find out the value of their quilt from Brenda Grampsas, a quilt historian. Verbal appraisals cost $20 and written ones cost $50.
But, that’s just one of the activities planned for the show set for Feb. 1 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the Pioneer Florida Museum and Village, 15602 Pioneer Museum Road in Dade City.
Visitors also can bring in quilts to put on display.
And, they can purchase a ticket to take part in a chance drawing to win a quilt, too.
At noon, spectators can see a demonstration of strength, as teams of draft horses compete to see which can pull the heaviest weight.
And, of course, there will be opportunities to buy items from numerous vendors, offering crafted items and food.
There also will be demonstrations of doll-making, and of the process of turning sugar cane into syrup.
The event also features plenty of ways for kids to have fun, including face painting and barrel train rides.
Live music will be offered by The Barking Dogs and the Dulcimer Connection, and for those who want to check out the museum, tour guides will be there to share their knowledge.
Parking is free and guests are welcome to bring lawn chairs for the horse competition.
Admission is $10 for age 13 and up; $5 for ages 5 to 12; and free for those under 5. Admission includes the museum tour.
For more information, call (352) 567-0262, or visit PioneerFloridaMuseum.org.
Farm Fest and Quilt Show
When: Feb. 1 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Pioneer Florida Museum and Village, 15602 Pioneer Museum Road in Dade City
Cost: $10 for age 13 and up; $5 for ages 5 to 12; free for those under 5
Details: This Dade City event features the handiwork of quilters and the strength of draft horses.
Info: Call (352) 567-0262, or visit PioneerFloridaMuseum.org.
Published January 29, 2020