The Walla Walla Valley Quilt Festival is preparing to sew up its 20th year.

In addition to quilt displays, the event features hourly demonstrations, a vendor mall and silent auction. The featured quilter is Shannon Gillman Orr, an artist, illustrator and sewing pattern and fabric designer.

The event runs Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. It’s being held at the Walla Walla County Fairgrounds, 360 Orchard St., Walla Walla. Admission is $6, which is good for all three days. Food also will be available for purchase.

For more information, call 541-938-6130 or visit

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