Church hosting annual bazaar


Herald News Report

FAIRBORN — The 45th annual Holiday Bazaar of Mary, Help of Christians Church will be held 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7 and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 8 in the Parish Center All Purpose Room, 934 N Maple Avenue.

Articles have been made during the year at weekly workshops or at home by men and women of the parish. This is truly a labor of love that has turned into a tradition at Mary, Help of Christians, according to the church.

A hand-made quilt with a purple fantasy pattern that was donated, will be raffled, as well as a hand-made oak blanket/quilt chest. There will also be other specialty raffles, including many gift baskets.

This year’s Bazaar offers a selection for craft items including holiday items, such as snowmen, ornaments, decorations and wreaths; dated porcelain figurines from home interiors; a Christmas dinnerware set with companion pieces; needlework items and much more. There will be baked goods as well.

The Café will offer homemade soups, sandwiches, desserts and beverages beginning at 10:30 a.m. Saturday.

The Knights of Columbus council 3724 will serve a sausage/pancake breakfast from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 8. Cost will be per serving, $5 for an adult, $2.50 for children under 12.

There will be something for everyone at this event, according to the church. It is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Julie Sewell at 937-878-8353.

Herald News Report compiled by Whitney Vickers.

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