Bank of Ripley 21st Annual Festival of Quilts and Fine Needlework | Arts & Culture
October 22nd through November 16th, 2012, visitors from across the country are invited to visit the 21st Annual Festival of Quilts and Fine Needlework. The needlework will be displayed in the lobby of Bank of Ripley, 134 North Jefferson (on the Court Square), Ripley TN Monday through Friday during the office hours of 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Interested quilt enthusiasts are welcome to exhibit their works of art or heirlooms at no fee. The exhibit will feature an array of antique and new quilts as well as many pieces of fine needlework. Selected items will be for sale by the artist/crafter. T This favorite event, with its variety of artistic offerings, has attracted visitors far and near over the last 20 years. Each year talented individuals showcase their colorful heritage and unique blend of cultures which equals true Americana art at its best! This year marks a record for this annual event with over 120 items on display. Spend as much time as you would like on a self-guided tour. Viewers will have the opportunity to cast a vote for their favorite in the “Viewers Choice Awards”. Group tours are welcomed.