The kickoff of the new Holiday Gift Fair will be on Sunday December 2, 2012 during coffee hour and will run for 3 Sundays in December. December 2nd, 9th and 16th.
The Holiday Gift Fair is a bit different from year’s past. We are accepting donations for Gifts made from the Heart – handmade items like crocheted or knitted gifts, sewn or decorated items like aprons, T-shirts, potholders or cat nip toys, pottery bowls or cups, soaps, jewelry, etc. Gifts made from the Hearth – homemade goodies like canned vegetables and fruits, jams and jellies or maybe your very own salsa. And finally Re-gifted items that are new or like new.
We will also be taking orders the first two Sundays for our NEW commemorative holiday ornaments. If you were at the Thanks 4 Giving Auction you saw a few that were generously donated by Perfect Circle Designs. This year they feature our colorful graphic design of the church, our church name and the year 2012. The ornaments are very pretty and look frosted! They come in a crush proof box for easy storage. These are special order items made just for our church! They will sell for $15 each and we plan on introducing a new design each year! They will be delivered on Sunday December 16th or 23rd, depending on the number ordered. The more we order the longer it may take to make them but there shouldn’t be a problem having them in time for the Christmas Holiday.
Another new addition to the fair is a Gift Wrapping Station! The youth will man a gift wrapping station and for a free-will donation they will be glad to wrap your holiday purchases from the Holiday Gift Fair or items you bring already boxed or packaged. Please note we cannot handle overly large items. Shirt box size or small electronic box is our limit. We will have some lovely decorator gift boxes available for a small donation if you need a box or container.
Look for the donation tote in Fessenden Hall beginning this Sunday and drop off your donations for the new Holiday Gift Fair. Every item you donate must be tagged with a price sticker, but not to worry we will have stickers available for you to use!
Thank you for your support of this UUCK tradition.