Massena St. John Episcopal Church hosts Christmas Bazaar Dec. 8
Friday, December 7, 2012 - 9:08 am

MASSENA -- St. John’s Episcopal Church, 139 Main St., will hold the annual Christmas Bazaar Saturday, Dec. 8 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The festival will feature a bake sale, crafts, Christmas decorations, a white elephant table, and a luncheon.

A wide variety of home-made baked goods will be available, including pies, cakes, cookies, breads, and candy. Apple pies, Amish friendship bread, and magic cookie bars will be available.

A selection of hand-crafted items will be available, including Christmas decorations. A variety of “gently used, previously loved” Christmas decorations will be available, as will hand crafted ornaments with a teddy bear theme.

A limited selection of Siwok crafts will be available. These woodcrafts include hand carved birds and animals, nativity scenes, and crosses. They are made by the Wichi Indians in the rain forest of Northern Argentina, and are marketed by the South American Missionary Society. There will also be a small selection of lapel pin and bookmark sets.

The luncheon will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. It will include homemade soup, sandwich, and beverage for $4.50. There will be several soup choices, including tomato macaroni, split pea with ham, chicken noodle, or cream of broccoli. Sandwich choices will be egg & olive, chicken salad, or sliced turkey. A stand-alone soup or sandwich may be purchased for $2. A large cup of coffee, tea, or hot cider will be $1.

A cabbage roll sale will also take place. Rolls will be made by several church members and will be available for take out only, for a price of $3.50 each. If possible, customers should bring their own container.

Admission will not be charged, but a boxed or canned food item for the local food pantry would be appreciated.