RENNER, S.D. – The second annual Quilts and Vines event will be held Saturday, August 9, from 10:00am to 5PM, at Strawbale Winery, near Renner,SD.
Tickets are 8 dollars in advance and 10 dollars the day of the event. A portion of the proceeds goes to Project Linus. Project Linus provides quilts and blankets to severely ill or traumatized children.
The event features over 400 quilts hanging in a vineyard, wine tasting and music by Poker Alice.
New this year will be the Female Cowboy Poet of the Year in 2005, 2006, and 2007, Yvonne Hollenbeck. She will be doing a presentation called "Patchwork of the Prairie", with some of her personal 140-year-old quilts.
Also this year helicopter rides will be available to view the quilts from the air. To enter quilts or buy tickets go to www.quiltsandvines.com or contact Strawbale Winery, 605-543-5071, or Heirloom Creations, 605-332-4435.This event is possible with assistance from the South Dakota Department of Tourism and Sanford Hospitals.