Morrison UM Church gets ready for its annual bazaar

MORRISON - The the annual Home for the Holidays Bazaar will be from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 16 at Morrison United Methodist Church, 200 W. Lincolnway.

There will be several varieties of homemade pies, including blueberry, apple. and pumpkin. There also will be homemade cookies, candies, and jams, and a craft sale.

Breakfast will be served from 7 to 10 a.m. and lunch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

This year the bazaar will feature a theme basket silent auction. Baskets include Willow Tree figurines, Longaberger pitchers, Longaberger baskets, Timberlake tickets, Casey’s, a children’s  basket, a fall basket, a Barbie basket, and a Christmas basket. One of the sports baskets will have an autograph of Gavin Floyd, a Chicago White Sox pitcher.

All the baskets are put together by the women of the church, with donations from community businesses and church members.

The auction begins at 8 a.m. and ends at noon. Winners need not be present.

Another annual planned event is the home tour. Five homes will be featured this year.  The home tour begins at 9 a.m. and ends at 2 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at the bazaar or in advance at the church office. A map and driving directions are included.

For information, call the church at 815-772-4030.