Kick off your summer with the Advent May Fair and Book Sale on May 31! To be held from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., the event combines the best of the church’s Really Big Yard Sale of years past with popular activities from Advent’s 2013 festivals. Here’s a run-down of what you can buy, do, and eat at the May Fair:
Book Sale: Great bargains on books and movies, and maybe some records (yes, LPs). We have everything from 25-cent beach reads to a display of signed editions! Sci-fi fans might be interested in new VHS tapes of the original Star Trek series and even some scripts. We’ve also received several boxes of very gently used children’s books. Lots of mysteries, too. Most hardcover titles will be priced at $1.00. Bring your empty book bags and come early for the best selection.
Yard Sale Area: Advent will have its own yard sale space outside with the other sellers, and donations are welcome through this weekend. Prefer to set up your own yard sale table? Spaces are available as usual for Advent members and the general public. See Jeanne C., yard sale table coordinator, call 899-9756, or show up the day of the event and we’ll find a spot for you.
Chuck Wagon Café: If you attended last year’s Really Big Yard Sale, you’ll remember the delicious burgers… thick, hand-formed patties with your choice of toppings… homemade guacamole, roasted green chile all the way from Hatch, New Mexico, and saucy grilled mushrooms. We sold out last year – so get there early! And new at the Chuck Wagon Café this year… slices of those fantastic pies made from scratch by Chris S.
Cake Walk: Guests at the 30th Anniversary Festival last August had a great time with this old-fashioned game best described as musical chairs with the chance to win a cake. Walk times are 10:30, 11:30, 12:30, and 1:30.
Also planned are free activities for the littlest ones and family games like three-legged races (with prizes).
Helpers and donations are still needed for this important church fundraiser and community event. Julie S. is the event coordinator; as usual, a sign-up sheet is in the narthex.