The Friends of the History Center and the Piecemakers-by-the-Bay have teamed up to present the show “Quilting during a Pandemic”.

Susie Black will speak at the opening at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 16. Coffee and donuts will be served.

The main galleries at the History Center for Aransas County (HCAC) will be filled with needlework from club members.

Programs will be offered on Sunday afternoons at 2 p.m., every other week:

• Jan. 31 – International Textiles (Mexican, South American, African, Asian, Australian and European) by Mimi Braniff

• Feb. 14 - Threading Memories (Graduate thesis show for TAMU-CC) by Juleanna Fuller

• Feb. 28 - Quilt Turning by Dora McKelvey

• March 14 - Cathedral Windows (Past and Present Techniques) by Sharon Wasteney

In person attendance will be limited (reservation only) due to COVID-19 precautions. The talks will be available on Zoom, as well as posted on the HCAC website,

A lovely quilt created by Piecemakers will be raffled. Tickets ($1 each or six for $5) will be available at the HCAC and online at in the shop. The drawing will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, March 28. Proceeds from the raffle benefit the HCAC.

The HCAC (801 E. Cedar St.) is open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday.

More information may be found at or by calling (361) 727-9214.

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