Auxiliary Quilt Raffle Fundraiser
"Old-Fashioned Summer Garden"
Congratulations to Lynn and Mary Morseth, from Shorewood, the winner of the 2015 Arboretum Auxiliary quilt raffle. Second place went to Heather Anderson of Minneapolis and Judy McClean of Winton, CO. Tickets for the quilt raised $13,240, with proceeds benefitting the Arboretum.
The show-stopping quilt "Old-Fashioned Summer Garden" featured 84 hand-quilted diamonds, 84 fabrics and 1344 hexagons. It took 1300 hours for 10 Auxiliary quilters to create.
The next Auxiliary quilt masterpiece will be on display May-Sept., 2017
Raffle date to be announced
Each year, the Auxiliary creates a show-stopping, handmade quilt for the popular Quilt Raffle Fundraiser. The quilt will be displayed starting in May 2017 in the Oswald Visitor Center. $2.00 raffle tickets can be purchased at the Oswald Visitor Center. The raffle will be held at 2 p.m. in the Oswald Visitor Center on the Saturday of the Fall Harvest Sale in September.
For more details or call 612-625-9865.
All proceeds go to support the work of the Arboretum.
On Sale Now!
To celebrate the upcoming 50th Anniversary of the Arboretum Auxiliary and to support their fundraising efforts, a new cookbook has been published. The cookbook contains over 250 recipes, including some of the favorite recipes from the Arboretum Tea Room. Cookbooks are only $15. To purchase a cookbook now, complete an order form. The cookbook will also be available for purchase at the Auxiliary Holiday Sale Dec. 2-4.
Other Upcoming Auxiliary Events
Holiday Sale - 2016
Friday, Dec. 2, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 3, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 4, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Knit & Stitch - 2017
Wednesdays, Jan. 11 & 25, Feb. 8 & 22 and March 8 & 22
10 a.m. - noon
Spring Plant Sale - 2017
Saturday & Sunday, May 13 & 14, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Summer Garden Tours - 2017
Sunday, July 16, Tuesday, July 18 & Wednesday, July 19
Fall Harvest Sale - 2017