Quechee / Pine Valley KOA Holiday Events
Local Area Events
35th Annual Quilt Exhibition- Marsh Billings Farm
Explore this colorful display of juried contemporary quilts made by Windsor County quilters and historical quilts from the museum's collection. See hand quilting demonstrations and enjoy challenging scavenger hunts for young and old. Vote for your favorite large and small quilts to be selected for the People's Choice Award. Our virtual exhibition will feature the contemporary quilts and in-depth conversations with the jurors as to how the design, color, fabrics and technical skills play a part in determining the winning quilts.Five quilts from the historic quilt collection will be on display during the Quilt Exhibition. The techniques and patterns in these quilts from the 1870s-1900s are typical examples of the late 19th century handwork. Visitors will see that some of these traditional patterns have been used in this year's exhibit, giving tradition a contemporary twist.Challenge quilts made by the Heart of the Land Quilters' Guild from the Hartland, Vermont area will also be on display. A quilt challenge requires specific design and construction rules agreed upon by guild members, with the goal of improving their quilting skills. For 2021, guild members paired up quilt blocks of reproduction fabrics from the late 1800s with blocks of contemporary fabrics. These quilt blocks will be used to make “heartwarmer quilts” for families in need.
The 88th Annual League of NH Craftsmen's Fair
Head to the Mount Sunapee Resort in Newbury, NH August 7-15, for the 88th Annual Craftsmen's Fair! Shop at nearly 200 booths of juried crafts people from League members and invited guest artists in a wide range of media areas. Take in a demonstration to learn how this amazing work is created. Enjoy inspiring exhibitions and engage with juried League members and invited artists. Make a day of your visit and stay for a delicious lunch with one of our specialty food vendors or enjoy one of the Mount Sunapee Resort's new food or beverage options in the Upper or Lower Lodge. You will see increased distance between craft booths and more artists in individual tents, to allow more space for everyone. Looking for a quieter time to join us – try mid-week! Come and soak in the inspiring work of our League members and invited artists at the base of beautiful Mount Sunapee. Open 10 AM – 5 PM rain or shine.
41st Annual Quechee Hot Air Balloon Festival
The longest continuously running Hot Air Balloon Festival in New England features over 20 hot air balloons, with flights scheduled on Friday, September 3, 2021, Saturday, September 4, and Sunday, September 5. (always weather and wind permitting). The event has been chosen by Yankee Magazine as one of the top 20 events of the Summer!