122nd Unitarian Universalist Church ‘Bazaar in the Woods’ To Be Held Nov 2nd

'Bazaar in the Woods' will be held Saturday, November 2nd. Photos provided'Bazaar in the Woods' will be held Saturday, November 2nd. Photos provided

By: Sue Errington—

Muncie, IN—The Bazaar in the Woods – now in its 22nd consecutive year – will welcome shoppers of all ages on Saturday, November 2, 8 am – 2 pm at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Muncie, 4800 W. Bradford Dr.

Start the day with a breakfast of Sausage Breakfast Casserole, Tomato Basil Bread Pudding and Cinnamon Rolls at the Chalice Cafe, or take a lunch break of Australian Pot Pies (Beef & Guinness or Potato & Mushroom), Salad and Fruit Crisps, all prepared by Kirk Robey, chef and instructor of the culinary arts at Ivy Tech. Breakfast time is 8-10 am; Lunch is 11 am – 2:00 pm.  You’ll find food to take home at the Gourmet & More booth featuring frozen meals, cookies, breads, and desserts.

The church quilting circle has again designed and created a magnificent handmade piece of practical art. Named UU Beauty, the quilt pattern is a variation of New York Beauty. Raffle tickets are now on sale and through bazaar day. Cost is $5/6 or $1/each. Drawing at 2pm, November 2 (need not be present to win). Call the church for tickets if you are unable to attend, 765-288-9561.

Favorite artisans are back with pottery, woodcrafts, origami, natural bath products, handmade beaded and silver jewelry, original watercolors, felted whimzzies, and hand knit items.

UU Church booths will again carry collectibles, jewelry, used books, and hundreds of CDs – bluegrass, folk, new age, and miscellaneous. The Holiday Booth has a wide variety of Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas items. The Encore! Fashion Boutique continues to sell its upscale, gently-used clothing for women, plus a variety of accessories. The popular Plant Booth is back with common and exotic plants to brighten your home during the upcoming winter months.

The Silent Auction also returns with its quality and upscale used merchandise. Silent Auction is open for bids until 1 pm on bazaar day. You need not be present at close of bids, just reachable by phone or text. Buyers often find a perfect fit for their home or for a gift.

The Tool Shop has an assortment of tools, from small hand tools to power tools. Anyone handy with tools will want to spend time at this booth.

Children’s Corner booth has many new and used toys in great condition, puzzles, and clothing.

Enjoy the music of these local musicians throughout the day:

  • Pat Kleeberg, Bill Morton, ad Ric Dwenger
  • Stan Garrison
  • Steve Robert
  • Iris Chalk, Anna Dillinger, and Sophie Taylor
  • The Earthtones

Bring your friends or meet them at this event that will jump start your holiday gift selections. Credit cards are accepted, and there are no taxes or postage to pay.

Mark the date: The Post-Bazaar Rummage Sale will be held at the UU Church the following Saturday, November 9 from 8 am – 12 noon.

Muncie’s Bazaar in the Woods began in 1897. It continues to attract talented artisans, cooks and craftspeople. The Unitarian Universalist Church of Muncie holds its yearly bazaar the first Saturday of November.

Located at 4800 Bradford Drive, Muncie, IN 47304. One-quarter mile south of McGalliard and Morrison Ph: 765-288-9561  www.uuchurchmuncie.org