Selected Community Events


Courthaus Quilters Quilt Show

Apr 20, 2013 See below

Apr 21, 2013 See below

Monroe High School gymnasium 1600 - 26th Street, Monroe, WI.
The Courthaus Quilt Guild and the Monroe High School German Exchange Club will present a quilt show on April 20-21, 2013, at the Monroe High School gymnasium in Monroe, WI. This year’s them is Quilts on Parade. The event will include a judged quilt show, a merchant mall, gift sales by Guild members, and a trunk show of Antique Quilts. Admission will be $5.00 or $4.00 with a non-perishable food item. Proceeds will benefit the Pleasant View Nursing Home Foundation, Green County Food Pantry, Green County Family Promise and the Monroe High School German Club.

Entries for the judged quilt show are welcomed from any interested parties. Entry fee is $10 for the first item with a $1 fee for each additional item. Entries postmarked by the due date of Friday, April 5th will be discounted to $5 for the first entry with a $1 fee for each additional item. Entries for the judged quilt show should be in the bed quilt, crib or lap quilt, wall quilt, or quilted accessories categories. Entry fees are waived for youth desiring to enter items in the youth categories. Items submitted for judging must be made by the exhibitor, be clean, and in show condition. Entries may be dropped off at the Monroe High School M-Room area from 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Friday, April 19th. Items may be dropped off at the Monroe Behring Senior Center (608-325-3173). All entries will be judged with awards presented at approximately 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 21st. Additionally there will be a trunk show of colorful antique quilts. These quilts are for display only and no entry fee is required.

The show will also feature a quilt appraiser. Sandy Schweitzer will appraise quilts by appointment. Appointments last thirty minutes and will cost $45. To schedule an appointment please call Alice Brooks at 608-214-4192. Additionally, Sandy will be providing a free chat about protecting quilts on Saturday, April 20, at 11:30 a.m. and Sunday, April 21, at 1:30 p.m.

A food court will be operated by the MHS German Exchange Club to raise funds for their trip to Germany. Other activities during the show include Viewer’s Choice voting, raffles for a queen-size quilt as well as various gift baskets. Raffle tickets can be purchased in advance from quilt guild members and during the show
For further information contact Janet Gobeli at 608-329-4781, e-mail, or visit