Elizabethtown Column

The Horace Nye Nursing Home is having their annual Craft Fair on Friday, Oct. 18, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. in the resident’s dinning room. Over 12 crafters are showing their wares for great holiday gifts, a delicious bake goods sale, also a chili with cornbread lunch. The sale is a fundraiser for the resident’s activities department.

While you’re in a craft shopping mood, head down Williams Street to the Church of the Good Shepherd Church’s annual Country Craft Fair. The ladies of the Shepherd Church, L.O.G.S. have been busy since last year making all kinds of gift items. There’s a great farm table and a Michigan lunch to buy.

If you have children that would love to learn to dance, there’s a dance movement class beginning Monday, Oct. 21, at the Heritage House in Westport. Registration for 4-6 year old children is at 3:15 p.m., 7 year old children and above is a 4:15 p.m. There will be a introductory class after each registration, fee is $25, outside of Westport fee is $45, scholarships are available. For more details, call Caroline at 962-8373.

Remember the Elizabethtown Thrift Shop hours are changing this Saturday, Oct. 19, they will be open from 2 until 4 p.m., coordinating with the Deer’s Head Inn’s winter hours. Stop in, check out their reorganization of the rooms for more shopping space. They are loaded with new fall clothing in all areas and many new household items. There’s some excellent Halloween costumes to purchase or make up your own crazy outfit. The next collection day will be announced soon.

This Saturday and the following, Oct.26, will be the last Saturdays that the Elizabethtown brush dump will be open for all your natural yard clean up.

Looking ahead to a Spooktacular Halloween, the ELCS Senior class would like you to join them on Saturday, Oct. 26, for a Halloween Festival at the Hale House and Elizabethtown Social Center at noon until 4:30 p.m., for fun hayrides, a spooky haunted house, a great pumpkin patch, Halloween games and goolish goodies. In the evening from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m., if you’re brave enough, have a strong heart, dare to take the haunted hayride or step inside the chilling haunted house. All proceeds will help the seniors pay for their senior class trip.

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