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January 16 - "From this Day Forward" - new bridal display opens

June 10 - Second Friday Open House - 7-9 - UFO Night - Come to lace or see lace being made.

June 11-19 - San Mateo County Fair - Complete your online entry form to display your lace by May 10 at the San Mateo County Fair website. See our instructions here. Please consider demonstrating at our booth. Click here for Fair Entry Museum Delivery Form

July 4 - Lace Museum demonstrating at Alameda Co. Fair - 11-4

July 18-23 - the museum will be closed for the IOLI workshop week

August 4 -7 - demonstration opportunity at the Santa Clara Co. Fair

September 16 & 17 - Fall Vintage Sale - Open on evening of September 15 for Guid members only.

October 8 - 10 - Milanese Workshop with Louise Colgan


Lace Study Group

Open to members and non-members of the Lace Museum Guild 
Meeting Day/Time: 2nd Wednesday of each Month (7:00 - 9:00 p.m.)

Holiday Ornament Group

Meeting Day/Time: 4th Thursday of each month (1:00 - 4:00 p.m.)
Over 200 ornaments were donated and we sold over 300 ornaments during the holidays. So you can see we need more for this year! Please keep up the good work.

Tat & Chat Monthly Tatting Group

Meeting Day/Time: 2nd Thursday of each month (1:00 - 4:00 p.m.)
Enjoy socializing while working on your favorite handwork? Please come and join the fun. Even if you don't tat, you are welcome to come and join us and bring whatever you are working on. Everyone is welcome.

Calling all Lace makers - ornaments and lace snowflakes needed!

We would be grateful to every lace maker who would make a Christmas ornament in any lace type to sell in our gift shop. Our visitors have requested lace snowflakes. Can someone please make us some? All of our museum expenses are paid with the generous donations from our friends and income from our gift shop and workshops.

Lace Demonstrating

The following is a list of upcoming events that are expecting demonstrators from the Lace Museum

Come show off your skills and keep the art of Lace making alive.
Whether your favorite lace is Bobbin, Tatting, Tape, Crochet, or Knitting (or anything else)
Demonstrating is FUN.

Please let me know which events you are interested in –
Please feel free to forward this email to anyone else –
as the more people we have, the let stress on each of us there will be.
Also – if you hear of any events that would like us to demo at –
please forward to me so I can make contact
Remember – the more visible we are – the better the advertisement

July 4 - Lace Museum demonstrating at Alameda Co. Fair - 11-4

If any one is interested in having someone from the lace museum come and do a demo or an art in action event - please contact the museum

You can reach Karen at: (work e-mail) (home e-mail)
408-923-5761 (home phone)
800-675-4300 (work phone)

Or: Sign up at the Museum. Leave a message with your name, phone number, event, date, and hours you can work.