2021 Calendar of Events



April 22 – 24.  Kalona Quilt Show and Sale.  50th year.  Kolona Community Center.  Apr 22 evening only 5-8pm; Apr 23-24 9am to 4pm.  Admission $6.00.  

May 5:  Gems Meeting 6:30 pm  via Zoom

May 15:  Emily Taylor Workshop via Zoom.  10 AM too ! PM

May 17  Art Bee  1 – 4 pm  Prairie Points Quilt Shop

June 2:  Gems Meeting 6:30 pm via Zoom  Candyce Gresham:  The Dresden Reimagined

June 3 and 4:   Candyce Gresham: Modern Dresden.  10 am to 1 pm  via Zoom.

June 23:  Art Bee.  1 – 4pm  Prairie Points Quilt Shop

July 7:  Gems Meeting;  6:30 pm Picnic in the Park,  Location tbd.

July 19:  Art Bee   1 – 4 pm Prairie Points Quilt Shop

August 4:  Gems Meeting Salad Supper:  6:30 pm St. Paul Lutheran Church

August 16:  Art Bee:  1 – 4 pm  Prairie Points Quilt Shop

August 28-29:  Gems of the Prairie Quilt Show, Life Together Center






Interested?  Questions?  Use the “Contact Us” T

Gems Meetings are held the first Wednesday of each month at 6:30 pm at St Paul Lutheran Church, 1427 W. Lake Ave. Peoria, IL   Doors are open at 5:30pm and locked at 6:45 pm.

Visitors: There is no charge for a first time visit to the Gems Meeting unless there is a posted Guest Fee for the Program. A visitor log will be maintained.  Subsequent visits will incur a $5 fee for a regular meeting / or the posted Visitor Fee for the program.  If one chooses to become a member, all visitor fees paid in the calendar year will go towards the $30 Gems Membership 

Special Events and Workshops are from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at St Paul Lutheran Church unless otherwise noted.  Fees for various workshops can be found in the description of the workshop on the Programs or Workshop tabs.