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20230118 Mercedes Matrix Quilt Show webSave the date for the Llano Grande Quilting Bee’s Annual Quilt Show, Mercedes Mineral Matrix, to be held Tuesday, January 31st from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Llano Event Center, 2215 East West Blvd (off Mile 2 West) in Mercedes.

The Bee is selling raffle tickets for their Opportunity Quilt that is a 102” x 102” Matrix of creams, browns, and blues with wool batting. Proceeds from the quilt show help to fund community service projects such as military service quilts to local veterans, baby quilts for Child Protective Services, and lap quilts that are distributed to local hospitals and medical facilities. Tickets will be available for purchase at the quilt show and you do not need to be present to win.

The $3 admission to the show also includes door prizes, many beautiful quilts, vendors displaying the newest trends in fabrics, patterns, and notions, how-to demonstrations, and a sewing machine drawing. There will also be a boutique with many items made by Bee members. The purse and tote drawing will have various themes including cat or dog, kitchen, spa, beach, Valentines, and many more. If you need a break during the event, rest your feet, and enjoy a quick lunch at the Queen’s Cafe.