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
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.
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.
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.
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.