At the Crossroads

On Sunday, August 22 from 1:30 – 3:30 pm, The Historical Village at the Crossroads will host “Quilting Though the Years,” featuring quilt displays and demonstrations throughout the village.

The Blacksmith Shop will also be open, featuring demonstrations and the chance to purchase original items such as birdfeeders, plant holders, fire tongs, triangles, and hooks.

In the learning center, Georgia Barr, quilt researcher, teacher, and quilt shop owner will present “The History of Quilting.” Door County 4-H clubs will be selling baked goods and lemonade to raise money for the barn project.

On Wednesday, August 25 at 6:30 pm, The Door County Barn Project continues as Dr. William Laatsch, barn historian and former UWGB Interim Provost & Vice Chancellor will present “Local Barns.” After the presentation, Mary Gaye Rank, textile instructor at NWTC, will share information about quilt blocks, color selection, and the quilt block project.

For more information or to learn how to participate in the Barn Quilt Project, contact Pam Peterson at 920.746.2260.

Summer education programs at the Crossroads take place from Monday through Thursday at 11 am, featuring a variety of topics and free tours from 1:30 – 3:30 pm.

Crossroads at Big Creek is located at 2041 Michigan Street (County Highway TT) in Sturgeon Bay. For more information call 920.746.5895 or visit