Find unique crafts, desserts at fall show
Oct. 16, 2012 at 5:16 a.m.
Whether you're out to satisfy your sweet tooth or find unique gifts for Christmas, the Fall Arts and Crafts Show at the First United Methodist Church, 407 N. Bridge St., is the place to be Saturday.
The show, sponsored by United Methodist Women, will take place in the Christian Life Center and Wesley Hall from 9:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m.
Crafters from the area will fill 38 booths with handcrafted items such as Christmas angels, Santas, ornaments, wood and floral crafts, silver jewelry, fabric art, stained glass, and baby and pet items. Admission is free, and there will be hourly door prizes.
Country Cafe, open from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., will serve homemade soups, sandwiches and desserts. The bake sale will feature family favorites, such as old-fashioned applesauce cake, mom's cherry pie, apricot balls, coconut cherry drop cookies and cranberry-citrus muffins.
The pumpkin patch, on the front lawn of the church, will be open. Games and activities for children will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. A small fee will be charged.
Walgreens will conduct a flu clinic from 10 a.m to 2 p.m. in the church parlor. Flu shots will be free with Medicare card or $31.99 for all others. Pneumonia shots will also be available. They will also administer free blood pressure checks and glucose screenings.
Proceeds from booth rental and food sales will benefit church and community missions. For more information, call the church at 361-578-2701.