The Faire will open Friday and Saturday, October 10 and 11, from 9 am to 4 pm, and on Sunday, October 12, 2013, from 10 am to 4 pm. Admission is $7 at the door.
Ironstone Vineyards Winery, a popular destination in Calaveras County, is located at 1894 Six Mile Road, Murphys, CA, and is easily reached by driving to Murphys and following the signs. Information about and directions to Ironstone Vineyards Winery are available here. To find lodging and other activities in the area, try GoCalaveras.com or call the Calaveras Visitors’ Bureau at (209) 736-0049 or 1-800-225-3764.
Visitors will have a chance to vote for their favorite quilts, attend demonstrations, win door prizes, browse through vendor booths, and shop at the Boutique and Country Store. The popular Boutique will be filled with a wonderful variety of handmade articles, such as quilts, table linens, holiday decorations, wearable art and numerous gift items, all for sale at incredible prices. The Country Store will have homemade baked goods, each delightfully wrapped on its own dish. Visitors purchase tickets to win the guild-designed “Scholarship Quilt” and various “I.H.Q. Treasures.” The drawing will be held on Sunday.
Independence Hall Quilters use proceeds from the annual Quilt Faire to donate to The Resource Connection, including the Women’s Crisis Center and Child Protective Services, area youth with catastrophic illness or accidents, Shriners Hospital, area schools, parks, libraries and and other community organizations, and scholarships to Bret Harte High School. The guild believes in giving back to the community.