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Quilt, car shows planned

Small quilts and vintage cars will be showcased at Mennonite Heritage & Agricultural Museum, 200 N. Poplar St., Goessel.

“Covered with Love: A Treasury of Doll and Crib Quilts” will open at 10 a.m. June 11 in the Preparatory School and will continue during regular museum hours through June 13.

About 100 quilts are expected to be entered.

The museum’s third annual antique and classic car show will be 1 to 5 p.m. June 13 in the museum parking lot. The exhibit will feature wheeled, motorized transportation including cars, trucks, and motorcycles in any condition and manufactured no later than 1980.

For entry and registration information, contact show coordinator Donavon Schmidt at (620) 367-2391 or (620) 386-0651.

A silent auction will be offered June 13 of a wheat marquetry piece by North Newton wheat straw artists Marie and Martha Voth. The piece depicts the Franz store, a general store that operated in Goessel from the early 1900s through the early 1940s.

A $4 per person gate fee includes admission to the museum, quilt show, car/truck show, and car/truck show exhibitor entry fee.

Regular museum hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday.

For more information, call (620) 367-8200.

Last modified June 3, 2010