A tour of Washington County barn quilts is scheduled for October 1st. “Washington County: It’s land, People and Art” is the focus of the tour, led by Washington County Historian Michael Zahs. Highlights of the tour include a stop at the Ainsworth Opera House, Kalona’s quilt museum and an Amish lunch. For more information or to reserve a spot on the chartered bus for $65, call Maggie Roth at 653.3830. The barn quilt tour begins at 7:30 am in the Washington Hy-Vee parking lot on Friday, October 1st.