Even though we are in the midst of summer, organizers at Downs Park are preparing for the fall craft fair. The fair is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 28, in conjunction with the highly successful Halloween Haunted Trail.
This is a juried event, and applications are being accepted from interested artisans.
All items sold at the fair must be made by the artisan.
The fees are $20 for one space and $30 for two. Application packets are available at the park information office or by mail.
For details, call the park, 222-6240.
Chesapeake Christian Center, 7975 Tick Neck Road, will hold midsummer revival services at 10:45 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Sunday and at 7 p.m. Wednesday.
The Rev. Joel Hitchcock, an evangelist of the South African Church of God, Northern Region, will be the guest preacher.
Born in Britain and raised in South Africa, Mr. Hitchcock began preaching at age 12 and served as a chaplain the South African Army after completing seminary training. He travels throughout the United States, Europe and Africa preaching.
For details, call the church, 255-3168.
St. Andrew's Episcopal Church is accepting donations of items to auction at its Apple Festival in September.
Items for the auction should be new or in good condition. Organizers suggest items such as garden tools, musical instruments, video games and other computer software, jewelry, home furnishings, glassware, sporting goods and antiques.
Proceeds from the event will go to the church building fund.
For information, call Susan Ramsay, 360-5205, or Barbara Cox, 255-0975.
Magothy United Methodist Church, will conduct "Awesome Adventures" vacation Bible school from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. July 31 to Aug. 4 at the church, 3703 Mountain Road.
The program is open to youngsters in preschool through sixth grade and provides activities, snacks, music and friendship.
For information and registration, call Marie Lovelace, 255-3429.