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Friendship Village Chesterfield Holds Harvest Bazaar!

Friendship Village Chesterfield Retirement Community Harvest BazaarFriendship Village Chesterfield (FVC) kicks off the holiday season with their 21st Annual Harvest Bazaar Oct. 18 and 19.

Free and open to the public in the FVC Theater, the craft and gift show will start at 9 a.m. and run until 4 p.m., Friday, Oct. 18, and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 19.

Crafts, gifts, jewelry, Harry & David items, Thirty One gifts, seasonal scents, home baked treats, accessories, floral designs and some surprises have long featured at the bazaar with more than 20 stalls booked for this year.

Shoppers may purchase lunch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. both days in the FVC Bistro.

Funds from the bazaar support the senior living community’s creative arts studio throughout the year and contributions to the village library, the chaplain’s fund and other special projects.

Beth Krusa, FVC creative arts coordinator, administers the bazaar in conjunction with a resident council of ten to 30 or more residents depending on the time of year and the proximity to the bazaar’s date.

This year residents will launch stalls selling recycled jewelry, specialty floral designs, knitted items, handmade cards, art and other crafts in addition to those of outside vendors featuring jewelry, chocolates, perfumes, handbags, nuts, local specialty foods and more.