Take time to enjoy one of summer's favorite fruits as we enter peach festival time in the Pasadena area.
From noon to 4 p.m. tomorrow Galilee Lutheran Church, will have its annual peach festival on the church grounds.
Menu items include fresh, homemade peachy desserts, peaches served with ice cream and a barbecued chicken platter. The platter features half a bird, two homemade salads, roll and drink for $6 a person. Carryouts will be available.
The festival also will have a crafts table, face painting for the kids, and a German-folk dancing troupe from Crofton in full costume performing through the afternoon.
The festival is sponsored by the Lutheran Women's Missionary League, with help from churchmen and youth groups.
The church is at 4652 Mountain Road. For more information, call Marilyn Eaves, 437-5957.
Solley United Methodist Church offers busy families and commuters a chance to enjoy peachy delights from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at its annual festival.
A dessert combo, featuring fresh peaches served with ice cream, cake and a beverage, will be on sale. The price is $3.50 for adults, and $2 for children younger than 12. Carryout will be available.
You can also dine on homemade crab soup, barbecue or hot dogs before dessert.
A fancy table and homemade baked items will also be featured.
John Mason is the chairman of this event.
The church is at 7600 Solley Road, just off Fort Smallwood Road, next to Solley Elementary School.
For more information, call 255-2750.
Rounding out the week of festivals, Pasadena United Methodist Church, will sponsor its peach festival from noon to 2 p.m. Aug. 20.
A wide variety of homemade peach desserts, including peach pie and cobbler, sliced peaches served with or without cake and peach butter will be on sale.
Other luncheon items include pit beef sandwiches and refreshments.
Festival proceeds will benefit the Christian Chimmers robe fund.
The church is at 61 Ritchie Highway. For more details, call the church office, 647-3090.
The Methodist Youth Fellowship group will have a car wash from noon to 3 p.m. Aug. 20, in the church parking lot.
Donations will be accepted.
Proceeds will be used to help pay for the group's fall retreat.
The Stoney Creek Democratic Club on Fort Smallwood Road, will have its monthly party from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.
The menu features a spaghetti and meatball platter, beer, sodas and setups. Jack Watts and his band will provide the music.
Admission is $7 per person.
If you enjoy country line dancing, the club has a dance every Friday from 8 p.m. to midnight.
A light buffet is served from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Dance instruction is from 8:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Admission is $10 per person.
For more information on club events, call 255-7739.