Catholic tea, bake sale approaching

By Dave Ogilvie
Emo correspondent

St. Patrick’s Church in Emo is hosting its annual Christmas tea and bake sale on Saturday, Dec. 7 from 1-3 p.m. in their church hall. Admission will only be $5 and will feature crafts and baking tables. There will also be pies for sale (meat, apple, and raisin).
This annual event which is sponsored by the Catholic Women’s League includes an open invitation to join them for a wonderful afternoon of Christmas shopping and fellowship.
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Community Birthday Calendars are now available for pick up at Meyers’ Clothing.
Make sure you stop by the store to pick up your calendar and check for some Christmas presents for that special someone.
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The annual “Holly Daze Sale” features a number of local crafters, bakers, and vendors with an assortment of items for sale/order.
The Emo Legion’s “Holly Daze” soup and sandwich luncheon will be offered both Friday and Saturday.
There will also be the Emo Legion penny table with proceeds going towards both the Legion and the Emo Hospital Auxiliary.
The 2019 “Holly Daze” craft/vendor sale and luncheon will be happening Friday, Dec. 6 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 7 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Table cost is $10/table per day and they prefer you can be there both days. To book, you can PM, contact Angel Low directly, email emolegion@vianet.ca, or call the branch (482-2250) and leave your name, product info, and number and Angel will be in touch.
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This year’s Emo “Holly Daze” will feature many of the usual events including a Christmas parade, fireworks, craft show, draw prizes, merchant specials, cutest baby contest, tree lighting ceremony, food drive and much more!
Santa Claus will even make an appearance, and pictures with Santa will be available, too!
This annual event is what the Chamber of Commerce, the Township of Emo and the people of the district make it.
If you have an idea for a float, start working on it. If you have an idea for an activity, get hold of the planning committee and get it on the schedule.
Waiting until the last minute will not make your idea a success.
Town businesses are planning for some fantastic sales, so make sure you mark Dec. 6 and 7 on your calendar and plan on attending.
Keep it local, keep it successful and celebrate the season by attending Emo’s “Holly Daze 2019.”

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