Upcoming GSQA General Meeting Details

April 28, 2018 10 a.m. - Pensacola, FL
Presenter: Gail Garber - see website for info on classes
Hosted by: Pensacola Quilt Guild
Where: First United Methodist Church
6 East Wright Street
Pensacola, FL 32501

How to get there:
Take I-10 either east or west to I-110 south towards Pensacola Beach
Take exit 2 (Hwy 90/Cervantes Street exit) and turn
Right on Cervantes Street at the light
Take the first left at the next light onto Palafox Street
At the bottom of the hill, turn Left at the light onto Wright Street Park.
We are meeting in the Perry House/Wesley Abbey
this time instead of “The Wright Place”.
It is the beautiful old home right
at the corner of Wright and Palafox to the left of the main sanctuary.

Lodging nearby:
Days Inn Pensacola
710 N. Palafox Street - (850) 438-4922
(It is at the corner of Cervantes and Palafox.)
I have reserved a block of rooms for a rate of $89/night; use GSQA when you register.
They offer a “gopher cart” service, which is a
free ride anywhere downtown – just tip the
driver. I recommend dinner at McGuire’s Irish
Pub if you have never eaten there.

Residence Inn Pensacola
(downtown – near meeting place)
601 E. Chase Street (850) 432-0202

Marriott Courtyard Pensacola
(downtown - near meeting place)
700 E. Chase Street (850) 439-3330

Quilt Shop in Pensacola:
A&E Fabric Variety & Craft Store – 20,000 bolts of firstrun
fabric less than 4 miles from our meeting site.
Open from 9-5 Monday through Saturday.
921 N. New Warrington Road.
To get to the quilt shop, go back up the hill to
Cervantes St. and turn left. Drive 3.2 miles then turn
left on New Warrington Road. The store is .4 miles on
the right. When you leave the store, (If you can!) just
go back out to Cervantes/Mobile Hwy and turn left
again. It will lead you back to 1-10.

Lunch:
We are catering lunch with Sonny’s Barbecue (BBQ pork and chicken) - $7.00
There are many additional eating venues nearby; a list will be available at the meeting.

Charity of choice:
The Wildlife Sanctuary of Northwest Florida:
In honor of Gail’s passion for birds and leadership role in
“Hawks Aloft”, we are asking for donations to support
the mission of our local wildlife sanctuary, which has
many rescued birds of prey, including some eagles.
Supplies could be birdseed, dog food (foxes), laundry
soap/dish soap, peanut butter, or $ so they can buy
what they need.