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Idaho State University Women’s Club to host annual Holiday Fair Nov. 11-12

Posted October 26, 2011

The Idaho State University Women's Club will continue tradition with its annual Holiday Fair from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Nov. 11 in the Pond Student Union Ballroom.

Christmas quilt to be raffled at fair.In addition, this year the fair will be expanded to include shopping hours on Nov. 12 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Holiday Fair is a fundraising event for the ISU Women’s Club to raise money for three $3,000 scholarships for ISU students. Parking is free for participants. 

Organizers of the 2011 Holiday Fair are expecting close to 40 vendors who are local and regional artists and artisans. Items available for purchase will include handmade crafts, pottery, jewelry, woodwork, artwork, clothing, holiday decorations, cards, stitchery and more. There also will be the Upscale Resale Booth featuring gently used items from dishes to books, and the Heartfelt Creations Booth with fresh baked goods from the members of the Women's Club.

The Holiday Fair's 2010 scholarship winners, from left, Candida Rowan, Shayla Jackson and Shantelle Summers.Lunch will be available on Friday.  Menu items will include the popular chicken enchiladas, clam chowder, hot dogs, sloppy-joes, salad, beverages, home-made pies and other desserts.           

The Holiday Fair will also include a silent auction and raffles with themed gift baskets donated by various departments of ISU. Basket themes range from outdoor hobby, gourmet, children, to romantic and practical. The highlights of the raffles will be a handmade quilt created by the Women's Club Quilt Group and a two-night stay in a Sun Valley condo.

For additional information contact Linda Hill, hilllind@isu.edu or 233-7294, or Debbie Thompson, thomdebo@isu.edu or 221-0484.

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