Summer’s gone, but events continue
Fall has arrived, but that doesn’t mean that the local community calendar is barren.
A variety of intriguing events are occurring in the next two weeks, and here’s a quick review:
On Thursday Sept. 5, The annual “Sembrich in September” gala fundraiser is to be held from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at The Chateau on The Lake, 15 Allen’s Alley. Music, wine, and edible delicacies are featured, along with a silent auction. Those attending will get a preview of The Chateau, a bed-and-breakfast operation housed in the former home of the late legendary Hugh Allen Wilson, musician extraordinaire and Sembrich board member. For details on The Sembrich gala, call 644-2431 or see: www.thesembrich.org.
On Sunday Sept. 8, area children will undoubtedly be flocking to the Bolton Central PTO’s ‘Kick-Off Carnival, set for 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the school’s upper softball field. The fundraiser features a swing ride, bounce houses, a boxing ring, jousting, slides, an obstacle course. The event also includes food and activities including a dunk tank, balloon darts, potato sack races, and water games. The fest will include live music, a deejay, balloon art, and a pie-throwing contest. All are invited to this event, which was a rousing success last year.
Also on Sept. 8, representatives of St. Sacrement Church will be conducting a drawing at Rogers Park for a winner in the church’s $10,000 cash lottery. Call 644-9613 for time and details.
On Tuesday Sept. 10, the Bolton Chamber of Commerce’s annual Auction Dinner is to be held at The Sagamore Resort. The event begins at 5:30 p.m. and features silent and live auctions. Also included at the event is a drawing for a limited-edition Harley Davidson Sportster motorcycle and trailer. The Chamber is selling 2, 500 tickets at $10 each, which can be purchased at the Chamber office. Call 644-3831 for reservations or details.