St. James UMC Fall Fest features crafts, games

  • Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Photo Provided Cool games for kids will be on hand at Saturday’s festival.

Goose Creek Mayor Michael Heitzler will be on hand to sign copies of his new book, Goose Creek Bridge: Gateway to Sacred Places, at the St. James United Methodist Church Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct. 19.

The books are available for a $20 donation to the church for children and youth ministries. The mayor will on hand from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m.

The annual festival has something for the entire family. Artisans from around the Lowcountry will have booths inside the Fellowship Hall and on the church grounds with a variety of handcrafted goods from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Children’s games and face painting begin at 11 a.m. There will also be musical entertainment.

The St. James Dames’ Diner will be open from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., selling hamburger and hot dog plates. For something sweet, the youth bake sale will open from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The St. James Pumpkin Patch is open for sales each day throughout October from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. On Saturday, it will open an hour earlier, at 10 a.m.

“Trunk or Treat” is set for Saturday, Oct. 26, from 6-8 p.m. This is a safe and family-friendly environment for children to explore a variety of tricked out themed vehicles and receive lots of cool treats.

As always, the community is welcome to enjoy the Pumpkin Patch and all of its featured activities. For further questions, contact the church office at 553-3117.

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