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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 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.