Grandma’s attic returns for summer sale at Union church

UNION — On Friday, Aug. 12 and Saturday, Aug. 13 the People’s United Methodist Church in Union will hold a Grandma’s Attic Sale. Grandpa will be represented as well with things to tempt the guys.

On Friday the 12th, shopping begins at 8 a.m. and continues until 12 noon. The sale reopens on Saturday the 13th at 8 a.m. and continues until 12 noon. From 11 a.m. to 12 noon on Saturday, buyers may “Take it All Away” for a monetary donation to the church.

In addition to the tables set up inside the church to sell items donated for Grandma’s Attic, area residents are invited to use one of six tables that will be available outside for individuals to sell their items. Use of these tables will be offered for $5 on a first-come-first-served basis. Or one may provide bring a table and use the church space free of charge. Set up will be an hour prior to the sale on Friday and Saturday; organizers ask that sellers provide man-power (or woman-power) to take the table from the church and return it. Also, sellers will be responsible for their own cash box. Please call the church office 785-4114 to reserve a table or a space.

Other sales will be going on in Union that weekend, so bargain hunters will have several opportunities to find treasures to add to collections and useful items for home and camp.

The PUMC is located just off the Common in Union on Depot Street, with plenty of parking and handicap accessibility to the sale at the lower door off the parking lot.

For more information call 785-4114 and leave a message for a return call.


Music Fest to benefit Warren food pantry

WARREN — On Sunday, Aug. 14 music lovers can catch a concert featuring country, bluegrass, folk rock and gospel. And the price of admission: A donation to the Bread for the Journey food pantry in Warren.

Music Fest will be held in Old Mill Park, located next to the St. George River on Main Street in Warren Village.

At noon, there will be music from The Rusty Hinges. They play country, folk and bluegrass. At 1 p.m., Bill Tozier, a folk country and country singer, will take the stage. Northern Breeze plays at 2 p.m. and The Federated Four go on at 3 p.m.

There will be hot dogs, burgers and all the fixings, along with ice cream, watermelon, cold beverages and other desserts with proceeds going to the food pantry.

At 10 a.m. there will be a community worship service in the park with music by Lauren Armstrong and the Warren Baptist Church Praise Band.

The Bread for the Journey food pantry is located at the Warren Baptist Church and is open on Thursdays.