Pie safe to be sold at Strawberry Fest

Don Conser stands next to a pie safe he created to be sold in Winona on Sunday. The handcrafted piece made of pine will be part of the auction beginning at 2 p.m. at the Strawberry Festival/Winona Sesquicentennial Celebration. (Submitted photo)

WINONA–Among the offerings at the 2 p.m. auction in Winona on Sunday will be a traditional pie safe made by local craftsman Don Conser. A handmade signature quilt stitched by local volunteers and depicting the 1838 Meeting House/Museum, as well as items donated by local businesses and community members, will also be sold at the auction.

Food service and activities begin at 11:30 a.m. and conclude after the auction, all at the Quaker Meeting House grounds at the corner of Winona Road and Cameron Street in Winona. Proceeds benefit the Winona Area Historical Society’s museum and building programs.