The filming was for a 15 minute segment of Backroads of Montana that is expected to air in mid-May. Watch the Historical Village Facebook page for exact information when the PBS segment will air. A special thanks to Rita Collins for serving as the Village’s media liaison and secretary.
Friday March 12, Ray Ekness of PBS Montana filmed the hand quilters in the old schoolhouse at the Tobacco Valley Historical Village in Eureka. Ekness is the director of the Broadcast Media Center at the University of Montana. Ekness spent the day filming, interviewing, and observing the hand quilters.
Area quilters rejoice! In other quilting news, Scraps and Threads quilt guild will host their annual quilt show during Rendezvous, April 23-25. The quilt show is at the fairgrounds in Eureka. Other area quilt groups have been invited to participate in the quilt show. Expect to see lots of new and colorful quilts.
The Eureka Outdoor Quilt show is August 7.
The Flathead Quilters’ Guild has announced their annual Quilt Show is a go. The dates are September 18 & 19 at the Flathead Valley Fairgrounds.