• THIRD ANNUAL SHOW: OUR STORIES IN QUILTS
Where: Brickhouse Art Gallery, 2837 36th St., Sacramento
When: Opens 1:30 p.m. today; through Feb. 15.
Admission: Donations accepted.
In celebration of Black History Month, Sisters Quilting Collective hosts its annual show, “Our Stories in Quilts: Quilts That Are Inspired by the Stories in Our Lives.” Author and noted quilter Karen Boutte opens the exhibit with a keynote address at 1:30 p.m. today; admission is $30 and reservations are required. In addition, the two-week exhibit will include free “story circles” at 4:30 p.m. today; bring a quilt or photo and tell the story behind that heirloom or handiwork. Families also are invited to a free community day to learn about African American quilting from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Feb. 8. Other events and a closing reception also are planned; for full details, check the blog site.
• SACRAMENTO WEAVERS AND SPINNERS GUILD
Where: Shepard Garden and Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd., Sacramento
When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. next Saturday and Feb. 9
“Weavers Gone Wild” is the theme of this year’s show with hands-on demonstrations and fine examples of fiber arts and textiles, plus a sale of supplies and hand-made items.
– Debbie Arrington