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14th Annual Labor Day Weekend Quilt Display and Live Music

Presented By: Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve
Dates: August 31, 2019 - September 2, 2019
Recurrence: Recurring daily
Location: Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve
Address: 2480 B Kansas Hwy 177, Strong City, KS 66869
Phone: (620) 273-8494
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Price: free
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Visit Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve over the Labor Day Weekend and help celebrate the 14th annual Tallgrass Prairie Quilt Display. Featured this year is the celebration of wildflower designed quilts. View a wide selection of quilts on display in the historic limestone barn from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on August 31, September 1st, and 2nd, and vote for your favorite quilt. On Monday, September 2nd at 1 p.m., the winner will be announced. On Saturday August 31st from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., enjoy a barn dance among the quilts with live music in the historic 1882 limestone barn. Visitor participation is highly encouraged. No experience necessary as a dance caller will instruct dancers. To continue your love of quilts, be sure to grab a brochure on the Kansas Flint Hills Quilt Trail or visit this link http://ksflinthillsquilttrail.blogspot.com to learn more. Seven quilt trail stops are located in Chase County http://www.nps.gov/tapr/Kansas-Flint-Hills-Quilt-Trail.htm and more throughout the Flint Hills. You may also go to the preserve’s website at www.nps.gov/tapr/Kansas-Flint-Hills-Quilt-Trail.htm to learn about the Windmill design depicting the historic double-header windmill that once stood on the Spring Hill Ranch barn at Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve. Come join the fun and learn about the past. Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve invites you to discover the meaning of national parks, how your park inspires you - both in personal connections and memorable experiences. Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve is located two miles north of Strong City on Kansas State Highway 177 (the Flint Hills National Scenic Byway) and is a unique public/private partnership between the National Park Service and The Nature Conservancy. For more information, visit the preserve’s Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/NPS.TallgrassPrairie , website at www.nps.gov/tapr, email tapr_interpretation@nps.gov, or call the preserve at (620) 273-8494.

Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve

(620) 273-8494 2480 B Kansas Hwy 177, Strong City Map it
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