Every 2 years The Church of The Ascension hosts the Friendship Fair, our largest fundraiser and community event. Antiques, books, jewelry, baked goods, raffles, china, glassware, crafts and many other items are available for purchase. Check out the departments below for more details:
A 1-day antiques appraisal will be held on Saturday, October 14th from 11am to 4pm. Appraisals will be made by Philip Weiss, who appears on Antiques Road Show. 3 appraisals for $25 or $10 per item (all proceeds will benefit the parish).
The Shop at Ascension is filled with gifts of all sorts, from lovely handmade crafts to finer collectibles and glassware.
Giant Lawn Sale
Looking for that awesome yard sale find? Check out all that is on offer at our Giant Lawn Sale on the North Village Avenue side of the church.
Our silent auction never disappoints! This year we have many fine items that you may bid on including antiques, finer collectibles and used furniture. Silent auction end at 8pm on Saturday and all sales are final.
Our raffle baskets are a competition among various church members and organizations. Which basket will be voted most popular? That is up to you! Also don’t miss a chance at winning this beautiful handmade quilt.
Always a popular booth. Get here early for the greatest finds in our jewelry section.
E-readers are handy, but nothing compares with the feeling of a good book! Come and check out our huge selection of used books.
Did you know that vinyl has made a huge comeback? Check out the albums on offer in our mixed media section!
Find that perfect print for your home! This year the art gallery has moved next to the books on the stage in the parish hall.
and let’s not forget:
Country Kitchen, Ascension Bakeshop, The Coffee Bar, and the Barbecue
No one goes home hungry from the Friendship Fair!
View pictures of past Friendship Fairs here:
Friendship Fair 2015: