Join us for the Quilter’s Holiday Open House at 926 S. Washington St downtown Marion this Saturday between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. This is a great opportunity to take a tour of the Marie Webster Home Quilt Museum at no charge! Their holiday decor, immaculate quilt collection, and colorful atmosphere will amaze you! On display now, Eleanor Burn’s personal collection of favorite applique quilts. The gift shop will be open too!! More info at quiltershalloffame.net.
Other things to do downtown on Saturday, November 22 include:
- The Downtown Artisan Fair will be held at the Foundry United Methodist Church at 624 S Adams St downtown Marion. The Artisan Fair will commence 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and feature handmade high quality gifts from local craft artisans from approximately 20 vendors. Vendors include professionals from Marion’s Open Air Market, Mary Kay, and 31. There will be handmade knit items, jewelry, wreaths, candles & tarts, Mama Pearson’s Soaporium, handmade Christmas decorations, and homemade baked goods for your Thanksgiving dinner! More info on Facebook at Marion Artisan Craft Fair.
- Stay downtown for the Christmas City USA Lighted Parade, which will take off at 7 p.m. It will start at the Washington Street bridge near the YMCA, and travel north to the Highland Avenue bridge. More info on Facebook at Christmas City Walkway of Lights.
- After the parade, adults can venture to Folkie’s Tavern and enjoy the music of Rattleuce – Marion’s favorite home grown band! More info on Facebook at Folkie’s Tavern.