First United Methodist Bazaar set for Nov. 19

EASLEY — Attic treasures, frozen foods, artwork, handmade Christmas wreaths, ornaments and decorations, freshly baked breads, jams, jellies, homemade goodies and much, much more will line the tables at Easley’s First United Methodist Church Bazaar on Saturday, Nov. 19, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will be held in Wesley Hall, the church’s gymnasium.

The bazaar, held every other November, has garnered a reputation as one of the best of its kind in the area. This year’s bazaar will have plenty to offer everyone.

11-2 Page 5A.inddHundreds of handmade items will be for sale in the creative crafts and Christmas crafts booth.

“Church members have been busy sewing, gluing, knitting, quilting and making arts and crafts of almost every kind,” said Mary Rose Gathman, co-chairman of the creative crafts booth. “Those who attend the bazaar will be amazed at what these talented individuals have contributed.”

The 2016 bazaar will also feature a white elephant sale, a silent auction, an accessories boutique, a country kitchen with baked goods, jams and preserves, attic treasure sale and lunch in The Bistro.

“We’re really excited to offer a number of antique items in the attic treasures booth,” said Judy Daughtridge, chairman of the booth. “We also have many treasures, including fine dishes, pictures, vases, linens and tables.”

11-2 Page 5A.inddFood will also be a highlight at the bazaar. Bazaar -oers will find jams, preserves, pickles, cakes, cookies, breads, dry mixes — soup, tea, hot chocolate, cookies-in-a-jar — and other fresh baked items in the country kitchen booth.

Lunch will be served in The Bistro from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Take-out will be available.

“It’s going to be our biggest and best bazaar ever,” event chair Sandra Bandy said. “This will be a perfect opportunity for buying Christmas presents or treating yourself to something special. We look forward to welcoming the community to our bazaar on
Nov. 19.”