United Methodist Women group to hold holiday craft fair at Mount Airy church


November 20, 1998|By Donna Abel | Donna Abel,SPECIAL TO THE SUN

THE UNITED Methodist Women of Calvary Church will hold a Holiday Craft Show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Ushering in the holiday season will be displays featuring handmade crafts, jewelry, cookbooks, and many types of holiday gift items for sale.

The event will feature baked goods, homemade lunches, a silent auction, and a Victorian tea room reminiscent of holidays of old.

Children can have photographs taken with Santa, buy gifts for their teachers, have their faces painted and make treasures in a craft room. A nursery will be provided for young children.

The church is at 403 S. Main St., Mount Airy.

Information: 301-829-0358.

Breakfast with Santa

Parents should take the children and their cameras to Breakfast with Santa from 7 a.m. to noon Sunday at Winfield Community Volunteer Fire Department, 1320 W. Old Liberty Road, Winfield.

The all-you-can-eat breakfast will feature pancakes, eggs, hominy, pudding, sausage and gravy, fried potatoes, biscuits, juice, tea and coffee.

The breakfast will be served buffet style. Cost is $4.50 for adults and $2.50 for children younger than age 10.

Information: Dick Baker, 410-875-4107.

Church seeks donations

St. James Episcopal Church is seeking donations for patients of the Mental Health Association.

Recommended items include toiletries, cosmetics, washcloths, grooming supplies, hats and clothing, and stationery for men and women.

Donated items should be dropped off at the church office by 9: 30 a.m. Dec. 6. Deliveries will be made to the Mental Health Association on Dec. 11.

Information: 301-829-0325.

Shaw in Frederick

Mount Airy Players will perform "Dark Lady of the Sonnets" at 8 p.m. Dec. 11 and 12 at Frederick Celtic Club, 611 N. Market St., Frederick.

This one-act comedy, directed by Sharon Templeton and written by George Bernard Shaw, portrays a fictional meeting between William Shakespeare, Queen Elizabeth and the "Dark Lady" renowned in Shakespeare's sonnets.

Admission is $7.

pTC Ticket reservations: 301-829-1527 or e-mail to mtairyplayerotmail.com.

Mount Airy Museum open

Mount Airy Museum, on the ground floor of Old Town Hall, will be open from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Fridays and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays through Dec. 19.

For those interested in the history of Mount Airy, the museum offers an opportunity to revisit bygone days through newspaper articles, maps, pictures and memorabilia.

Several items are available for purchase.

"A Vision of Home," the historical account of Mount Airy over the past 100 years in words and pictures, and a double-matted print, "Main Street, Mt. Airy 1902," can be obtained at the museum or Town Hall.

Information: 301-829-1424.

Donna Abel's Southwest Neighbors column appears each Friday the Carroll County edition of The Sun.

Pub Date: 11/20/98

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