It’s Almost Time For The Fair

Save the date of Saturday, July 28for The First Congregational Church of Marion Annual Super Duper Summer Fair. This is the fair everyone looks forward to each year! It happens from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm in the street and on the church grounds at 28 Main Street, Marion, MA. The Harpoon Harmonizers kick off the fair at 10:00 am, then entertain as they stroll through the fairgrounds.

Donations are still being sought for tables at the Fair: Silent Auction (antiques, furniture, art, gift certificates for goods and services, special household items); Nautical and Sporting Goods (kayaks, canoes, dinghies, usable sports equipment, bikes, golf clubs, tools and garden equipment); Plants (small perennials, annuals in full bloom, vegetables). If you are downsizing, cleaning out, or have a green thumb, please call Judith Coykendall at 508-972-2430.

The fair has something for everyone. Find furniture, paintings, gift certificates, and other treasures at the Silent Auction table. Bring the children for games, crafts, dunk tank, putting green, penny candy, and much more. Treat yourself to yummy home baked goods, candy, and freshly picked local blueberries.

Flea Market items abound at the huge White Elephant area. Perk up your garden with new plants, and your home with handmade crafts. Find some great buys on nautical and sports equipment, then fill your bag with books for the beach. The Sidewalk Grill features hot dogs, hamburgers, and corn on the cob.

As an added treat, Penny Pinchers Exchange, the church’s volunteer consignment and thrift shop at 39 Main Street, will be open from 10 am – 2 pm during the Fair. Stop in to find some amazing bargains. Then head for lunch at the air-conditioned Chapel Café in the same building. Savor the famous Lobster Rolls and sandwiches while listening to musicians Truman Terrell and Bob Sanderson accompany vocalist Michelle Richardson. Come one, come all!

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