2016 Shepherd Maple Syrup Festival Quilt Show

Saturday we spent most of the day over in Shepherd at the Maple Syrup Festival. It was a friend’s birthday on Friday, so we treated the day as a celebration for her as well!

There are a lot of activities going on in Shepherd every year during this festival. We walked all around the village – the weather was glorious! It was sunny but not too warm and with a nice cool breeze.

Of course one of my favorite events was the Festival of Quilts. I was pretty disappointed that they apparently lost my registration information so none of my information was listed (except my name, misspelled, boo!) for my feature quilt, Modern Venus:

Shepherd Maple Syrup Festival Quilt Show 2016

My Fall Frolic challenge quilt was also on display and several people mentioned to me that they liked it, so that was cool:

Shepherd Maple Syrup Festival Quilt Show 2016

I also enjoyed this feature quilt by Sharon Jarczynski:

Shepherd Maple Syrup Festival Quilt Show 2016

Most of the other quilts on display were family heirlooms or quilts that were created from published patterns/kits, so I was pleased to see another representational quilt.

We also enjoyed the pancake and sausage dinner, bingo, the craft show, the classic car show, the carnival, yard and jumble sales, and of course the petting zoo, where we met this adorbs goat:

Met this goat at the maple syrup festival today. A++

It was a lovely day!


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