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Annual Holiday Bazaar, Luncheon Set Saturday
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Escalon United Methodist Church member Judy Downard, left, and Pastor Peggy Bosch show some of the items, including the queen sized quilt, that will be featured at Saturdays annual Holiday Bazaar. Marg Jackson/The Times

The 21st annual Holiday Bazaar staged at the Escalon United Methodist Church is on tap for this Saturday, Oct. 29 form 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

There will be a wide variety of handmade crafts and gifts including holiday items, wood crafts – including intricately designed and painted puzzles – aprons, plenty of baby and children’s items, along with homemade jams, jellies and candies.

Frozen ready-to-bake pies in a number of flavors are also a staple of the event.

A soup and pie luncheon is served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a cost of $7 and include soup, bread, pie and beverage. Those attending can also take a chance on a queen sized quilt, with tickets available for $1 each, six for $5 or 13 for $10 with the drawing at 3 p.m. Need not be present to win. The church is at 2000 Jackson Avenue.

Also on Saturday, the Escalon Historical Museum will be the site of a Senior Craft Show from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Several local craftspeople will be offering their homemade items for sale just in time for holiday gift-buying, ranging from cards, crocheted items, wind chimes, yard decorations and more. The museum will remain open for touring during the hours of the Senior Craft Show.