‘Wonderful World of Christmas’ craft and vendor show Nov. 9 in Genoa

Staff Report

GENOA, Illinois — The 26th annual “Wonderful World of Christmas” craft and vendor show will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 9, at Genoa-Kingston High School, 980 Park Ave., Genoa, Illinois.

More than 125 area crafters and businesses will display their items. Crafters are from more than 25 towns, including Schaumburg, Capron, Geneseo, Cherry Valley, Roscoe, Caledonia, Mt. Morris, St. Charles, South Beloit, Cedarville and Montgomery, plus all surrounding towns. Some of the items this year include oak accent furniture, handmade garden décor, American doll clothes, artisan crafts and handmade soaps. Bake sales, food booths and more than 300 grab bag gifts will also be available.

Santa will arrive at 11:30 a.m. and stay until 1 p.m. to hear special wishes.

Admission is $1 for adults and 50 cents for children. More than100 chances to win door prizes are offered. A 50/50 cash drawing will take place at the end of the show, plus a hand-crocheted afghan will be raffled.

This event is sponsored by the Genoa Community Women’s Club to benefit the club college scholarship fund. Scholarships are awarded each year to deserving G-K graduating high school seniors. Last year, four students were awarded $1,500 each. The club also donates money throughout the year to community/area programs and people in need of help. In April, the club held a Bunco for Breast Cancer benefit to support local cancer centers.

For more information, contact Nancy at (815) 761-0515.

Posted Nov. 5, 2014

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