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Shell Point Quilt Show opens this weekend

By Staff | Apr 14, 2010

The annual Shell Point Quilt Show will be open to the public for the first time since it began 26 years ago.

This show will be on display from Saturday, April 17 through Monday, April 19. The resident Quilt Show committee invites the public to view the many sizes and varieties of quilts created by talented artists here at Shell Point.

“There are so many talented individuals living at Shell Point, and the residents who create these beautiful quilts are excited to invite the public on property to view their hard work,” said Jean Arndt, Shell Point resident and Quilt Show Chairperson. “This is the first time we have opened the Quilt Show up for anyone outside of Shell Point to visit, and we are really looking forward having many guests here on property.”

The 2010 Shell Point Quilt Show will be held inside the Social Center on The Island at Shell Point on Saturday, April 17 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday, April 18 from noon to 4 p.m.; and Monday, April 19 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

In addition to the quilts on display, visitors will have the opportunity to listen to music created and performed by Shell Point residents while also viewing the orchids on display from the Shell Point Orchid House. This event is open to the public.

For more information, please call Mary Franklin, resort services manager, at 239-454-2152 or visit www.shellpoint.org.