The first weekend in October has traditionally been the kick-off for the fall bazaar, fair and festival season in the Pasadena area and this year is no exception. The calendar is packed with three events happening tomorrow, so visit one or make the rounds. The choice is yours.
Galilee Lutheran Church, 4652 Mountain Road, invites you to its annual Harvest Bazaar from 10 a.m to 2 p.m. tomorrow.
Shop in the country store, hunt for treasures in the gianjunktique area or have your portrait done by local artist Joyce King.
Warm up with homemade soups and barbecued chicken or stop by the bake table to take home some delicious homemade goodies.
For the kids, there will be pony rides and face painting. The Oriole Bird will be on hand for pictures from noon to 1 p.m. Bring your own camera.
Proceeds will be used for missions and various needs for the church and Sunday school.
Call 437-3864 for more details.
Pasadena United Methodist Church, 61 Ritchie Highway, wilhave a flea market and kids fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. tomorrow.
Hundreds of flea market items, including household goods, games and toys, books, knick-knacks and small appliances will be for sale.
The kids can take part in games, and prizes will be awarded. They can pitch pennies, toss a bean bag, buy a balloon, create a spin-art masterpiece or have their face painted, all without breaking the bank.
A continental breakfast, hot dogs with all the fixings, lunch and a bake table will be featured to help you fill that empty tummy.
Chesapeake High School Band Booster's Autumn Fair will bheld from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. tomorrow on the school grounds.
Get your fall decorating supplies, pumpkins, and mums; make a scarecrow; meet McGruff the Crime Dog; let the kids play a game or two or ride the ponies. They'll all be featured at this fund-raising event for CHS bands.
For more details, call 437-6419.
Relax from a hectic work week at Magothy United Methodist Church's first coffee house this evening starting at 7 p.m.
The line up of easy-listening performers includes Katie Niedert and Don Lindsey, Jane Rome, "Prelude," the Brothers J and David Wentz.
Admission is free and refreshments, including coffee, will be available.
George Fox Middle School PTA invites the community to an evening of food and entertainment starting at 5:30 p.m. Thursday. Due to limited space, the event will be held at Northeast High School, 1121 Duvall Highway.
The full-course Italian meal consists of spaghetti, garlic bread, salad, beverage and dessert. It will be served from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
The price is $3 for adults and $1 for children. "We don't expect to make any money, but that is not why we scheduled the dinner," said Carolyn Roedding, PTA president. "It's really a social evening that we hope will become an annual event for our school and the community."
At 7:30 p.m., diners can stay and enjoy a free concert of down-home country and bluegrass music performed by the seven-member Navy band, Country Current.
Advance tickets for the dinner and concert are required. You need not attend the dinner to attend the free concert. A limited number of concert tickets may be available at the door, space permitting.
To order dinner or concert tickets, contact the school at 437-5512.
Jacobsville Elementary School PTA is looking for craftsmen and women to join them for the annual Christmas Bazaar and Craft Fair that will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 14 at the school on Mountain Road.
Spaces with and without tables are available.
To reserve a spot, call Jane Reidy, 437-6108 or Chuck Nale, 2555-5534 for more details.
Riviera Beach Girls Softball will conduct fast pitch softball tryouts for its select Riviera Beach Spirit summer teams at 1 p.m. Oct. 17 and 18 at Rock Creek Park.
Skilled players for all positions are needed.
For more details, contact: (18) John Gernert, 255-6225; (16) Dennis Benner, 255-9384; (14) Denny Congdon, 437-2167; (12) Lisa Wehrheim, 360-5184.
The Pasadena Kadettes Majorette, Color Guard and Drum Corp has scheduled open registration for children age 4 and up at 6 p.m. Wednesday evenings in October at Fort Smallwood Elementary School, 1720 Poplar Ridge Road.
Spokeswoman Colleen Johnson said that no experience is necessary. "If they're interested, we can teach them what they need to know."
For more information, call Kathy and John Peeler at 437-4738.