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Community briefs Nov. 6

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Mt. Tabor Bazaar

Mt. Tabor United Methodist Church, located at 3301 West Highway 22, Crestwood (Centerfield Area – Corner of Hwy. 22 and S. 393), will hold their annual bazaar and luncheon on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Luncheon served 11:30 to 1 p.m. Lunch is $8, 5 and under free.

Lions Club Bazaar

It’s the second year for the Holiday Bazaar sponsored by the North Oldham Lions Club. The event will be Sunday Nov. 16 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Belknap Event Center on Hwy 42 in Prospect. There will be 30 plus vendors selling a variety of gift items including jewelry, hand knit items, purses, scarves, soaps, baby gifts, Christmas wreaths and homemade baked goods. Lunch will be available which includes soup and sandwich selections. Belknap Event Center is at 12414 W Hwy 42, near the intersection of Hwy 42 and Hwy 1793.

SOFD Chili Cookoff

The South Oldham Fire Department Auxiliary 2nd Annual Five Alarm Chili Cookoff will be Nov. 8 at noon at 6310 Old La Grange Rd in Crestwood. Come out and cast your vote for the best chili in the following categories: Fire Fighter’s chili, local restaurant’s chili and individual chili. Cost is $5 for chili tester meal $4 for hot dog meal both include drink and dessert. Proceeds to support the South Oldham Fire Auxiliary and 10 percent to the WHAS Crusade for Children. For further information or to enter your chili please email: Pamela.Dumm@kctcs.edu or visit our Facebook event at https://www.facebook.com/

Santa in La Grange

Bring your children, pets and cameras because Santa Claus is coming to town. He will be stopping by Bill Moriarty State Farm at 304 West Jefferson Street in La Grange on Saturday, Nov. 15 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event is free.

Calendar Tea

Pleasant View Baptist Church will be celebrating its Annual Calendar Tea on Sunday Nov. 16 at 11 a.m. The guest speaker will be Pastor Doris Harris of Calvary Temple, La Grange, along with her congregation. Lunch will be served immediately following the service.

Art Show

The Persimmon Ridge Art Show will take place Saturday from 1 to 5 p.m at the Persimmon Ridge Clubhouse (upstairs). The 2nd Annual Art Show features talented artists within the neighborhood. Woodworking, original art, glassworks, embroidery and photography. It’s a great time to begin Christmas shopping. Free and open to the public. Light hors d’ oeuvres and cash bar.

Buy Local Bazaar

La Grange Farmers’ Market and Artisans will present a Buy Local Buy Small Holiday Bazaar Nov. 15 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the La Grange Community Center. Find unique gift items, purchase fresh produce, eggs and value-added products and enjoy lunch prepared by Chef Gary Bajdek.

Crestwood Civic Holiday Tour

Crestwood Civic Club’s Holiday Home Tour and Luncheon will be Saturday, Nov, 22, 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Lunch at 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Tickets: Tour/Lunch $20, tour only $17. Featuring three distinctive homes, Contact Anne at from more information 292-2701.

Harrods Creek Watershed

Guest speaker Shanda Cecil of the Lower Howards Creek Watershed Improvement Initiative will speak on Wednesday, Nov. 19 at 5:30 p.m. at Oldham County Historical Society’s Chapel in La Grange as part of the next Harrods Creek Watershed meeting.

Cecil has over a decade of experience in water stewardship. She will share some of this knowledge in her talk “Watershed Planning - Lessons from Ale 8 Country!”

Attendees will also get a look at some potential Harrods Creek Watershed Team logo designs.

Colonial Christmas

The holiday season will kick off in a big way for the Oldham County History Center with the first-ever Colonial Christmas event on Saturday. This will be a Colonial America-themed indoor market fair featuring hand-crafted items such as woven baskets, an assortment of leather goods, twine bags, Colonial Williamsburg style decorative holiday candles and candle making accessories, a variety of 18th century styled items for the home such as hand-woven towels and arts and crafts related items. Spinning, weaving and chair canning demonstrations will be ongoing. An Amish bake sale will also be ongoing throughout the day.

A special highlight to the day will be an Appraisal Fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. with Mike Brown. Brown has conducted hugely popular appraisal fairs for the History Center in the past. Attendees are allowed to bring a maximum number of two items and cost is $5 per item.

A Colonial Christmas will be held from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturday inside the Rob Morris Educational Building on the Oldham County History Center campus in La Grange. The Appraisal Fair will be held only from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

For more information contact the Oldham County History Center at (502) 222-0826.