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Culture The Doss celebrates Heritage Christmas on Dec. 9

The Doss celebrates Heritage Christmas on Dec. 9

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Quilting demonstrations, cabin tours, photos with Santa are on the schedule

The Doss Heritage and Culture Center is hosting its Heritage Christmas from noon to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 9.  

This annual event is free to the public and held at the Doss Heritage and Culture Center and in its Pioneer Cabin Park at the rear of the museum. The Texas history museum is located at 1400 Texas Drive in Weatherford.

This year’s celebration is also the kickoff to the Doss’ newest exhibit held in conjunction with the Quilters Guild of Parker County called Quilts – Piecing Together Past and Present. The exhibit will showcase quilts from the late 1800s through today, in addition to specialty quilts that have a special focus on Parker County.

The exhibit will be on view through February 24th, 2018.  

“One of the quilts has the Parker County Courthouse in the center with other historic properties around the edges, while another is a t-shirt quilt made of Peach Festival shirts from year’s past.  It’s a great show and if you appreciate and love quilts, you won’t want to miss it,” said Amanda Edwards, Doss curator, in a news release.

Other activities on Dec. 9 will include workshops and demonstrations by members of the Quilters Guild covering topics such as:

— Piecing by machine – Noon, 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m. and 6 p.m.

— Piecing by hand – Noon, 1 p.m., and 2 p.m.

— English Paper Piecing – 5 p.m. and 6 p.m.

— Making Yo Yos – Hourly from noon to 6 p.m.

— Hand quilting – Hourly from 1 to 4 p.m.

— Laying a quilt for quilting – Hourly from noon to 6 p.m.

— Binding – Hourly from noon to 2 p.m.

— Restoration – Hourly from noon to 2 p.m.

— Celtic applique – 1 and 2 p.m.

— Mock Mola – 3 p.m.

The Guild will also be selling raffle tickets throughout the day and drawing the winner of its quilt raffle.

Cowboy Santa will be stopping by the Doss for photographs and can be found in the McDonald Cabin at the rear of the museum between 1pm and 4pm weather permitting.  

For more information, please contact the museum at (817) 599-6168 or visit the website at www.dosscenter.org.


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