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Garden of Quilts Special Events

Thanksgiving Point and Riley Blake Designs presents the 2024 Garden of Quilts. Set within the award-winning, 50-acre Ashton Gardens at Thanksgiving Point, the Garden of Quilts is an outdoor exhibition of hundreds of quilts from across the world, as well as rare access to private collections, lectures, trunk shows, and more.

Fireside Chat with Melissa Gilbert
Join us for an enchanting Fireside Chat with Melissa Gilbert! Delve into Melissa’s extraordinary life journey, reminisce about the timeless magic of the Little House on the Prairie series as it celebrates its 50th anniversary, and hear from Melissa as she shares what’s new with Modern Prairie. Plus, she'll share a bit about her passion for quilting, and how her (re)discovery of this incredible art form has significant meaning to her. Don’t miss an evening of nostalgia, inspiration, and delightful surprises!
Wednesday, September 11
Doors Open: 5:30 pm, Program: 6:30 PM
Thanksgiving Point Show Barn
Early Bird Pricing: $45 per person
Regular Pricing (May 15 onward): $50 per person

Let's Make a Quilt
Join your favorite designers Amanda Niederhauser and Bev McCullough for a delicious, luau-themed buffet dinner and some high-energy, quilty fun! This game show-style evening will inspire you to get on your feet and make new friends. If you’re lucky, you might even go home with a prize! Luau-themed attire is encouraged!
Thursday, September 12
Doors Open: 5:30 pm, Program: 6:30 PM
Loggia Garden, Water Tower Campus
$53 per person

Afternoon Tea
Gather your friends and experience an afternoon of decadence during the Afternoon Tea Party. This Garden of Quilts crowd favorite offers delectable delights in the beautiful Loggia Garden on the Water Tower Campus. Space is limited and sells out quickly every year.
September 13, 2024
September 14, 2024
Seatings available at Noon, 12:30 PM, or 1:00 PM
Loggia Garden, Water Tower Campus
$38 per person

Meet the Maker
The Meet the Maker event is a guest favorite! Get up close and personal with all your favorite designers and sew-lebrities. Mingle and shop at the display tables of your favorite designers, discover new favorites, and enter to win one of several door prizes throughout the evening. You won’t want to miss it!
Friday, September 13, 2024
Gates open at 6:30 PM
Electric Park Pavilion, Water Tower Campus
$29 per person

Maker BBQ
Interested in attending Meet the Maker but looking for something even more exclusive? The Maker BBQ is the perfect event for you! Come early and chat with designers and fellow guests before Meet the Maker at this delicious picnic dinner. We will be firing up the grill and serving BBQ favorites like hamburgers, chicken, potato salad, corn on the cob, and more. Includes BBQ buffet and Meet the Maker admission. 
Friday, September 13, 2024
Dinner: 5 PM - 6:30 PM, Meet the Maker: 6:30 PM
Electric Park Pavilion, Water Tower Campus
$59 per person

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September 12, 2024 6:30PM

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Let's Make a Quilt

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Join your favorite designers Amanda Niederhauser and Bev McCullough for a delicious, luau-themed buffet dinner and some high-energy, quilty fun! This game show-style evening will inspire you to get on your feet and make new friends. If you’re lucky, you might even go home with a prize! Luau-themed attire is encouraged!

  • This event does not have assigned seating, and those who arrive together will be seated together.
  • 10% discount for Thanksgiving Point members
  • Thanksgiving Point does not issue refunds or exchanges for special events. All sales are final.

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