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Beloit History Walk with John Sabaka

Thank you to all who joined in on the History Walk. To read more about this event, read the Beloit Daily News Article, written by Clint Wolf.




Second Annual Quilt Show | Sat + Sun, Nov 5-6


845 Hackett St
Beloit, WI 53511
Saturday 9am - 5pm
Sunday 10am - 4pm

quilt with mariners compass design - a twelve point star


Beloit Historical Society Quilt Show
Saturday Nov. 5, 2022 9:00 - 5:00
Sunday Nov. 6, 2022 10:00 - 4:00

The Beloit Historical Society is hosting a quilt show displaying the talents of local quilters. The show includes displays of historic quilting tools and equipment as well as a display of different ways to store and preserve quilts. Vote for your favorite quilt to determine the Viewer’s Choice award.


Admission: $5 per person

Society members are Free


Quilt Appraisals

Certified Quilt Appraiser Suzanne Swenson will be appraising quilts during the show. Appointments can be made by contacting the BHS office (608-365-7835). Walk-ins during the show are also welcome.


Appraisals provide a record of the value, history of a quilt and are usually done for insurance purposes. The appraisal considers condition, workmanship, design and the fabrics used. Suzanne will provide a written appraisal for insurance purposes. The fee per quilt is $50.


Quilt Entries are being Accepted

To enter a quilt in the show, click here to download the registration form. Entries can be for display only or judged by certified quilt judge Maribeth Schmit.


Vendor Information

Click here for vending opportunities.

Vendors, click here to download a WI s-240 form.