Aprons at the Valle Country Fair
Gentlemen! The Valle Country Fair Apron team is seeking donations of used men’s shirts that meet the following criteria:
1. Clean (i.e., no Stains)
2. Long sleeved
3. Button down collar
4. Sizes L and XL.
If you can spare a shirt or two or three, please place in a bag labeled “Apron Project”and leave it in the Welcome Center in Skiles Hall.
Valle Country Fair Volunteers Needed!
Volunteers! WE NEED YOU!
Please sign up here to be a volunteer at the 2018 Valle Country Fair!
When the page opens, scroll down to see the list of volunteer needs. No need to "log in," but do click the "Submit and Sign Up" bar that appears at the bottom of the page. We need volunteers to help make the year's fair a success!
Also, there are Sign-Up Sheets for various volunteer opportunities located in Skiles Hall. Many of you have already graciously signed up to help. If you have not had an opportunity to sign-up yet, you can do so in Skiles Hall or click here.
Please consider helping us make this year's Fair another great success! The Church of the Holy Cross in cooperation with The Valle Crucis Conference Center sponsor The Valle Country Fair, and all net proceeds provide grants to local non-profit organizations, and relief to local families with emergency needs.
If you have any questions please contact Tracey Heiss at email@example.com.
Holy Cross Kitchens at the Valle Country Fair
It’s that time to begin baking, freezing and taste-testing items for the Holy Cross Kitchen Baked Goods tent at the Fair. Please see the October Newsletter for a detailed article on suggestions, but know that cakes, pies, cookies, muffins, sweet breads, brownies and kids’ items are the most favorite. Cheese straws and wafers, novelty items, and gluten free or sugar free are quickly snatched up. Freezer spaceis available in the freezer off the youth room downstairs in Skiles. Please markany food you place there for the FAIR.
Two Reminders: Please bring all baked goods to Skiles Hall by 9 am on Friday, Oct. 12. We can package them for you if needed. Please mark if they have nuts or are specialty items. (ex. Gluten free or sugar free). Last year we sold over 1000 items. What amounts will you help bring for this year to help celebrate our 40th? Also, extra plastic or paper sacks are always needed. Please drop them off at the Welcome Center and we will use them to send a VCF visitor home with our great baked goods or jams and jellies.
Any questions, call Pan McCaslin at:(828) 963-5198.
Valle Country Fair Celebrates 40th Anniversary!
In Celebration Of
Of The Valle Country Fair,
and In Honor Of All of You
Who Have Contributed So Much
in Time, Talent and Labor For The Past 40 Years,
You Are Cordially Invited to Attend
A Celebratory Dinner in Your Honor at The Apple Barn
Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 5:00 PM.
By Reservation Only. RSVP To Marilyn Welch
At 828-963-5715, or firstname.lastname@example.org
No Later Than October 1, 2018.
Limited Seating For 150 (due to space limitations).
This Is A Gift Given By Anonymous Benefactors.
No Fair Monies Will Be Used.
St. Mary's Concert
Tenor to Sing Final Performance of the Season: Tenor Jacob Smith will present the last concert in the Sunday afternoon concert series at St. Mary of the Hills Episcopal Church on Sunday, October 14th, at 3 pm. Smith is a Vocal Performance / Sacred Music major at Appalachian State University, where he studies voice with Dr. Gennard Lombardozzi and double bass with Dr. Adam Booker. Smith will present a wide-ranging program, including selections from Handel's Messiah, works by Ralph Vaughn Williams, and favorite songs from Broadway musicals. St. Mary of the Hills Episcopal Church is on Main Street in Blowing Rock and presents a series of Sunday afternoon concerts featuring students and faculty from Appalachian State, as well as other regional musicians, throughout the season. For more information, please contact St. Mary's at 828.295.7323, or follow us on Facebook @ MusicfromStMaryoftheHills.
Casting Bread Ministries
Faith Bridge Church’s Casting Bread Ministries is a recipient of a Valle Fair grant this year. In their words: “Casting Bread Ministries has been in operation since July of 2006. Our goal is to show the love of Jesus Christ in a tangible way. God cares about people and so do we, which is why we work hard to serve the community through feeding people physically as well as spiritually. We also endeavor to be a referral service for those services we cannot provide. They also provide a soup kitchen on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 11:00 till 1:00.”
Holy Cross would like to support this ministry by having a toiletries donation drive to help the people they serve with needed hygiene products. Please bring items listed below, as well as anything else you can think of, and leave them in the basket in the Skiles Hall Welcome Center. Soap, Shampoo, Deodorant, Tooth brushes, Toothpaste, Toilet paper, Laundry detergent, Children’s products.