18th Annual
Rio Grande Valley Mennonite Relief Sale
Saturday, February 10, 2018 in Edinburg, TX
 



QUILT AUCTION
Several dozen quilts and comforters will be auctioned, ranging from small wall hangings to king & queen size. These handmade masterpieces include both traditional & contemporary designs made by Mennonites from Texas & across the country. Woodworking, art work & collectible items will be interspersed with the quilts throughout the auction, which begins at 9:30AM. NOTE - the quilt auction is starting one hour earlier than previous years.

CRAFTS FROM TEN THOUSAND VILLAGES
Unique & beautiful crafts from around the world, made by artisans who typically use traditional techniques & materials. Sales of these crafts generate much needed income for people in more than 30 countries around the world. For more information about Ten Thousand Villages, click here.

CRAFTS FROM TEXAS MENNONITES
Throughout the year, members of Mennonite churches in Texas have gathered to work on craft projects. Many of the fruits of their labors will be on sale throughout the day, including sewing crafts, needlework, wood crafts, paper crafts, and more.

SILENT AUCTION
The silent auction will feature a wide variety of goods & services donated by Mennonite craftspersons & local businesses. The silent auction will be ongoing throughout the morning.

CHILDREN'S ART CONTEST
This contest is open for any child between the ages of 5 and 12 year old. Winners will be announced at 1 p.m.

HOME MADE BAKED GOODS
Traditional Mennonite favorites including peppernuts, shoo-fly pie, breads, cookies, jellies, pies and more.

LUNCH
Plan to stay and enjoy lunch at the sale. The local Mennonite and Mennonite Brethren churches of Texas will work together to provide a variety of freshly made foods that are sure to please.

PENNY POWER
We will be collecting pennies & other coins throughout the day. The penny collection will support Mennonite Central Committee food or peace projects in various countries. For information click here.