Drop-off Dates for Fall Fair 2017:
Saturday, May 13: 9:00am to 12:00noon
Saturday, September 16: 9:00am to 12:00noon
Friday, September 29: 9:00am to 5:00pm (Flea Market furniture only)
A list of booths and what they will be collecting follows; there are two important exceptions:
1) Fine furniture (for example book cases, all kinds of tables (end, coffee, kitchen, etc.), chests, and chairs, are collected throughout the year and stored - or restored, if necessary, by church volunteers - for sale.
2) If you are moving or cleaning out a house, let us help you deal the things that you can't take with you and your children don't want or need. Your "junk" could be SPC's "treasure" (and your tax deduction). We can pick up items if necessary.
Please call Jean Stock (fall fair directory - login required); she is happy to make arrangements regarding these exceptions.
Donations by Booth
Below, each Fall Fair booth describes what donations they are looking to collect at the drop-offs. For contact information please visit our fall fair directory (login required).
What you no longer use, someone else will! We are seeking: kitchen wares (except for knives); small appliances; baking pans; garden tools; household and holiday decor; lamps; craft materials; yarn; and fabric. Please make sure items are clean and still working!
Please no clothing, baskets, computer or office equipment, hospital equipment, TV's, VCR's or sharp knives. Furniture and other large or heavy items should be held until the Friday before the fair.
Toys & Sporting Goods
We are looking for outgrown/used sporting equipment in good condition for children or adults. We are also looking for puzzles, games, Legos, dolls, toys, dress-up/Halloween outfits, and other kid-related items in clean, working order. Plus, all baby gear and toys. Please only donate electronic games in perfect working order, with batteries (if required).
Bikes, strollers and other large or heavy items should be held until the Friday before the fair. No golf clubs please. No stuffed animals, please.
Collectibles & Auction
We are looking for coffee tables, side tables, chests, crystal, pottery, old linens, china, quilts, iron skillets or pots, oil paintings, and any size oriental rugs. Anything wooden!
Special arrangements should be made for large furniture; please contact Jean Stock.
Novels (especially paperbacks), recent reference books, craft and cooking books, classics, sheet music, children's books, recent software, and DVDs are particularly welcome. Please no textbooks, magazines, records, or VHS tapes.
Jewelry & Accessories
This booth is a mecca of scarves, upscale and interesting handbags, and, of course, jewelry. Costume jewelry, interesting silver pieces, and even jewel boxes are welcome. Please be sure pieces are in good condition; they may have outgrown their usefulness to you but need to appeal to someone else. Donations are accepted right up to the day before the fair.
The SPC Pantry sells culinary creations of great variety. Those who turn fresh fruits and vegetables into delicious preserves or dried treats are encouraged to donate some of these treasures for sale at the Fair. Dried soup makings and attractive jars filled with all the ingredients needed to bake your favorite homemade cookies are also popular. And nothing draws shoppers like the aroma of fresh baked goods! From gourmet pies to chewy brownies, they are all better fresh from your oven. Donations of canned and dried good are welcome any time in the church office. Fresh baked good are best delivered the day before the fair.