PORTER COUNTY | Reservations are due May 20 for a chartered bus trip sponsored by the Porter County Extension Homemakers to the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Ill. for the International Quilt Festival and Vendor Show. The event is June 21 and features quilt exhibits, shopping, and educational opportunities including Open Studios and Create on the Spot.
There are two pickup locations for the event: Porter County Expo Center in Valparaiso at 8 a.m. (bus departs at 8:10 a.m.) or Sam’s Club in Merrillville (southeast parking lot near Centier Bank) at 8:30 a.m. (bus departs at 8:40 a.m.) The bus will leave the show at 4 p.m. to return to Merrillville and Valparaiso.
The cost is $45 which includes the bus trip, entrance ticket, show program and driver tip. Lunch is not included. Registration must be returned by May 20. For registration forms and program details, visit the Hot Topics section at www.extension.purdue.edu/porter or call Connie Williams at (219) 464-2079 or Nancy Hartman at (219) 916-2441.