Quilts on Barns Road Adventure

 
October 8, 2022

 

Take a Driving Tour of the 28 “Quilted Barns” of Racine County

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About the Road Adventure

Discover Racine County’s quilted barns as you drive down rustic roads while enjoying the fall colors! Along the way, enjoy the local farms, pumpkin patches with fall festivals, beautiful rivers and lakes, bike trails, charming downtown shops, historical Frank Lloyd Wright buildings, and views of the Wind Point Lighthouse and the beaches along Lake Michigan.

 

Get your official Racine County Map and QOB Barn Card at one of these two locations:

Entertainment

Music and lunch will be available at the “Wheat Matters” quilted barn, located at 34120 Spring Prairie Rd.

  • Folk singer/songwriter Mark Paffrath from 11:00 until 12:30 

    Mark has been charming audiences for decades at concert stages, festivals, and local pubs and coffee houses. Experience his thoughtfully chosen interpretations and well-crafted original music as you enjoy your lunch.

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  • Hotdogs, chips, and soda will be available for purchase as you to enjoy the music

 

  • This barn is owned by Nancy Bassett who is also a professional artisan bread baker!  Support Ben's Cookie & Lemonade Stand! 

Catch a second live musical performance at the “Tulip Basket” quilted barn, located at 6119 Heg Park Rd. 

 

  • Folk singer/songwriter, Cynthia Chitko from 1:30 – 3:00 

    Cynthia’s rich, clear voice draws you into heartfelt lyrics and flowing melodies. She creates an immediate connection with her audience and her songs have been described as honest, emotional, and hopeful.

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  • Jean Jacobson, the owner of this historic barn and outbuildings, will graciously share her experiences of rural living in Racine County.

Accommodations

Consider a two-day stay in Racine County so you can tour the barns “East of the Interstate” one day and barns “West of the Interstate” the second day. For your convenience, room blocks are available at the Comfort Suites and Country Inn & Suites in Mt. Pleasant, WI. 

 

Comfort Inn, Mt. Pleasant

https://www.choicehotels.com/reservations/groups/QT95F2

 

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Mt. Pleasant

https://www.radissonhotelsamericas.com/en-us/hotels/country-inn-sturtevant-mt-pleasant-racine-wi