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Thrift and Gift, Wesley United Methodist Church hold annual events Saturday

From staff reports

 

Wesley United Methodist Church will hold it’s annual Christmas Bazaar from

9 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Saturday at 401 N 37th Street in Orange.

There will be unique gifts, Christmas decorations, a sweet shop, crafts, jewelry, pecans, walnuts, taco soup (frozen to go), links, door prizes and much more.

Across the street, Thrift and Gift Open House will hold an Open House from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at 350 37th Street off Strickland Drive between Sabine Federal Credit Union and The Salvation Army.

Displayed at the shop are beautiful quilts, handmade crafts, antiques, collectibles, glassware, jewelry and more.

Quilters at the shop meet each week on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a quilting bee will also demonstrate hand quilting during the event on Saturday.

The quilts they work on generally are ones brought in by other quilters to have hand quilted. They also make two a year for raffling off to help support the shop as well as donate the funds charged for quilting.

It is one of the few times during the year the store is open on Saturdays.

While there is not an age requirement for volunteering at the shop, one must be 55 or older in order to become a vendor. Guidelines and requirements are available by request at the register.

For more concerning Thrift and Gift, call 886-7649.