Come to the free Bluffton Fall Festival Quilt Show Sponsored by Bluffton Scrap Artist Quilters and the Swiss Historical Society! More than 50 quilts from area quilters will be displayed in the picturesque surroundings of the historic 1843 Schumacher homestead.
It will be Saturday, September 24, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at 8350 Bixel Road, Bluffton, Ohio. There is ample free parking.
There will be a lot to do at the Bluffton Fall Festival. As usual, there is transportation between most of the sites via van and the horse-drawn carriages.
There will be Fall Festival activities at:
- The Schumacher Homestead,
- Maple Crest
- Mennonite Memorial Home
- Bluffton Family Recreation
- Bluffton Hospital, and
- Downtown Bluffton.
8350 Bixel Road, Bluffton
There will be a lot to do for families at the
Swiss Community Historical Society's
- House, garden, and barn tours,
- Bacon smoking in the smoke house,
- Farm animals to pet and feed,
- A straw maze,
- Slingshots and other 1800's toys and games,
- A role-playing/living history activity for the children,
- Horse plowing and wagon rides,
- Fishing in the creek
- Music, demonstrators and history of the house presentations will be offered throughout the day,
- If good food is important check out the soup, Swiss cheese, fresh baked bread from the homestead oven and local cider will be offered for a donation,
- A General Store will be open with many one of a kind and period items for sale,
- Smoked cheese, and memberships in the Society will also be available for purchase.
- The Bluffton Scrap Artist Quilters will be at the Swiss Historical Society again this year to display more than 50 quilts throughout the house,
- And, much more!
700 Maple Crest Court, Bluffton
- Cornhole Tournament 10:00 am [Preregistration was required]
- Antique Tractor Show 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
- Kiddie Tractor Pull 1:00 pm (registration from 12:30 - 1:00)
- Fishing Derby 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
- Food/Lunch For Sale 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
- Live Music! - Jon Kuhns 11:00 am - 11:45 am
- Live Music! - Jim Boedecker 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
410 West Elm St., Bluffton
- Kiddie Train 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
- Face Painting 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
- Kiddie Straw Dig 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
- Horse Drawn Carriage Rides 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
- Lawn Jenga / Corn Hole Boards 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
- BINGO (no cash prizes) 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
- Live Music! - Jerry Szabo Trio 11:45 am - 12:45 pm
- Live Music! - Elaine Wehri 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
- Various Vendors 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
- Fun Photo Booth 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
- Food for Sale 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
- Silent Auction
- Bake Sale 10:00 am - until gone
139 Garau Street, Bluffton
- Kids Activities
- Pony Rides
- Pumpkin Decorating
*All activities at this location are 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
215 Snider Road, Bluffton
- 5 K - 8:00 am Registration 9:00 am Race Start.
- Craft & Home Business Expo 9:00 am - 2:00 pm.
- Bluffton Farmer's Market 8:30 am - 12:00 pm