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Historic Ramsey House to host upcoming events

The Historic Ramsey House is hosting several events in February and March.

Pizza Barn Percentage Night for Historic Ramsey House
Wednesday, February 19, 4-9 pm
Join Historic Ramsey House for fun, family and feasting on delicious pizza at the Pizza Barn at Cruze Farm! Come on over to the Cruze Farm Pizza Barn (Asbury Location) on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 anytime between 4:00-9:00 pm. When you order your pizza, mention you are there to support Historic Ramsey House and/or show them the image provided on our facebook page. Historic Ramsey House will keep 20% of the night's total sales! Join the fun at 2723 Asbury Road #101, Knoxville, TN 37914. We'll see you there!

History Under the Covers with Merikay Waldvogel
Sunday, March 1, 2020 at 1 PM – 3 PM
Join Historic Ramsey House, 2614 Thorngrove Pike, Knoxville, for a dive into a special look at a selection from our quilt and coverlet collection! Enjoy a box lunch as special guest, internationally renowned quilt historian and author Merikay Waldvogel guides us through the stories and unique aspects of our quilt and coverlet collection. After the program, we invite you to stick around for quilt sharing, as participants are encouraged to bring a quilt for Mrs. Waldvogel to share her knowledge on the hidden insights regarding the history, age, and the importance of your quilt or coverlet.

Tickets are $30 Members $25 (including box lunch which includes chips and a cookie). Please let us know which sandwich you would like when purchasing your ticket. Turkey, Ham and Swiss or Mediterranean Veggie

Merikay Waldvogel is an internationally known quilt historian, author, and lecturer. She is widely considered an expert on mid-20th century quilts. Her expertise and tireless research into quilting and the quilters who made them led to her induction into the Quilters Hall of Fame in 2009. Author of "Childhood Treasures: Doll Quilts By And For Children (2008)", "Southern Quilts: Surviving Relics of the Civil War (1998)", "Patchwork Souvenirs of the 1933 World's Fair (1993)", "Soft Covers for Hard Times: Quilt making and the Great Depression (1990)", and "The Quilts of Tennessee: Images of Domestic Life Prior to 1930 (1986).

Puchase tickets on our Facebook page, online at or call 865-546-0745

Leather workshop
Saturday, March 7, 2020 at 10 AM – 12 PM
Create and make your very own Ft. Ligonier moccasins in this hands-on workshop at Historic Ramsey House, 2614 Thorngrove Pike, Knoxville. Participants will receive start-to-finish instructions on how to make your own moccasins with long-time leather artist and expert instructor, Dave Adams. All materials are included in the ticket price. Participants will leave with hand-made moccasins made from naugahyde, which can then be used as a pattern to create leather moccasins.

Tickets are $20, Members $15 (all supplies included). Seating is limited. Reservations must be made in advance. Purchase tickets on our Facebook page, online at or call 865-546-0745

Published February 13, 2020

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