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2014 Rowan County Bazaar season

γ Cooleemee Presbyterian

Date and time: Oct. 18; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Location: Cooleemee VFW

Featuring: Crafts, silent auction, quilt raffle

Menu: Ham biscuits, sausage biscuits and hotdogs

Proceeds Benefit: Cooleemee Presbyterian Church

Chair: Arlene Anderson

γ Gold Hill Wesleyan

Date and time: Oct. 18; 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Location: 830 Liberty Road, Gold Hill

Featuring: Homecanned vegetables and jellies, crafts and baked goods

Menu: Breakfast biscuits

Proceeds Benefit: Building fund

Chairman: Teresa Earnhardt

γ Unity Presbyterian

Date and time: Oct. 18; 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Location: Unity Presbyterian fellowship hall, 885 Woodleaf Barber Road, Cleveland

Featuring: Crafts, canned goods, homemade baked goods

Menu: Port-a-Pit chicken, 1/2 chicken, baked beans, slaw, roll, dessert $8.50, hotdogs also available, dine in or take out. 704-278-4248

Proceeds Benefit: Church building fund

γ Union Lutheran

Date and time: Oct. 25; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Location: 4770 Bringle Ferry Road

Featuring: Large selection of 18” doll clothes and accessories, baked goods, a variety of handmade items

Menu: Homemade soups, country ham biscuits, hot dogs, desserts

Proceeds Benefit: Church electrical fund and charity TBA

Chair: Cheryl Kluttz

γ Mt. Zion UCC

Date and time: Oct. 25; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Location: 1415 S. Main St., China Grove

Featuring: Handmade items, baked goods, jams and jellies

Menu: Brunswick stew and hotdogs

Proceeds Benefit: New construction fund

Chair: Ron Nance, Kay Kluttz

γ Organ Lutheran Church

Date and time: Nov. 1, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.

Location: 1515 Organ Church Road

Featuring: Crafts, homemade cakes and desserts, homemade noodles, canned goods. Raffle tickets sold for basket of goodies.

Menu: Hotdogs, hamburgers, chili beans, slaw, dessert

γ Central United Methodist – United Methodist Women

Date and time: Nov. 1; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Location: 200 Fourth St.,  Spencer

Featuring: Handmade crafts, art by Connie Peninger, stained glass and jewelry by Bill and JoAnne French

Menu: BBQ beef sandwiches, chips, drinks and homemade desserts

Proceeds Benefit: CUMC missions

Chair: Joan Wooten

γ Salisbury Elks Lodge

Date and time: Nov. 1, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Location: 508 S. Main St.

Featuring: 25 vendors arts and crafts, origami Owl, PartyLite Gifts, Jamberry Nails, Thirty-One, Miche Bags and more

Menu: Hotdogs, hamburgers and fries

Proceeds Benefit: Elks National Foundation

Info: 704-798-0862

γ St. Luke’s Reformed

Date and time: Nov. 1; beginning at 11 a.m.

Location: 1775 St. Luke’s Church Road

Featuring: Chicken pie and chicken noodle dinner with bazaar and bake sale

Menu: Chicken pie or noodles, string beans with corn, yam casserole, slaw, pickles, beets, tea/coffee. Carryout available, 704-279-5005

Chair: Harriet Fisher

γ St. Paul’s Lutheran

Date and time: Nov. 8; 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Location: 205 St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Road

Featuring: Fresh mountain apples, cabbage, canned goods,baked goods, two hand-quilted quilts, pie safe with tin punched-front crafted by church member, cook books, crafts, and seasonal items

Menu: Breakfast by the he Men of St. Paul’s: sausage and country ham biscuits. Lunch: Barbecue Chicken by presold ticket-$8, desserts, drinks

γ Shiloh Women’s Guild

Date and time: Nov. 22; 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

Location: Shiloh Reformed Church of Faith fellowship hall

Featuring: Crafts, homemade baked goods, canned goods, vendors

Menu: 8 -11 a.m. breakfast biscuits; 11 a.m.-2 p.m. lunch. Eat in or take out bbq chicken dinners with baked beans, slaw, bread, dessert $9

Proceeds Benefit: Shiloh Women’s Guild mission projects

Chairs: Janie Kluttz, Angel Foy

γ Oakdale Baptist

Date and time: Nov. 22; 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Location: 200 Charles St., Spencer

Featuring: Bake sale, homemade dessert, more than 15 brand name vendors

Menu: Lunch will be available



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