The 34th Annual Heritage Quilt Guild Quilt and Needlework Show starts Sept. 15 in conjunction with the 2017 Applejack Festival in Nebraska City.

The show is held in the lower level of the Bethel United Church of Christ, 2400 Central Avenue.

A preview night is 5-8 p.m., Sept. 15. Saturday hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be nearly 200 items of quilts and needlework on display.

Sheri Dowding from Syracuse is the featured Guild Member, Quilter/Needlework Artist. The guest Featured Quilter is Sandra Anderson from Lincoln.

The 2017 Raffle Quilt, “Autumn Splendor,” was pieced by Linda Hug and Delta Budt and quilted by guild members Pam Estrada of the Fabric Fairie. Raffle tickets can be purchased at the Quilt Show or from any guild member. Tickets are also available at the Sew Enchanting Quilt Shop in Nebraska City, the Fabric Fairie Quilt Shop in Auburn and the Quilters Boutique in Rock Port, Mo. The winning ticket will be drawn 3:45 p.m. Sunday afternoon.

The guild is a nonprofit organization devoted to preserving and promoting the diverse needlework available from the past, present and future. Guild meetings are held on the fourth Tuesday of the month at the First Evangelical Lutheran Church, 314 South 16th St., Nebraska City. More than 60 members come from southeast Nebraska, southwest Iowa and northwest Missouri.

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