Leslie Gibbens, Del Rio Library Director, checks a sign announcing the sixth annual
Del Rio Christmas Bazaar, a benefit for the Del Rio Volunteer Fire Department and Library.
|Published: 8:18 AM, 12/05/2013
||Last updated: 8:18 AM, 12/05/2013
Source: The Newport Plain Talk
DEL RIO—Handmade crafts, homemade food, and live Christmas
music will once again be featured at the annual Del Rio Christmas Bazaar, set
for Saturday, Dec. 7, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Del Rio Elementary School
Also featured with be more "Bling for Books," beautiful
jewelry sent from around the world for the school’s ongoing project to raise
money for the school’s library. Thanks to lovers of Catherine Marshall’s novel
Christy, based on the Presbyterian school once operated in the Old 15th,
the school received donations of jewelry from over 40 states and more than one
Leslie Gibbens, Del Rio Library Director, established the
bazaar six years ago to provide a setting for local crafters and cooks to sell
their wares. "An important difference between this sale and most others is our
requirement that vendors actually produce the items they sell," she said.
For more details, please see the Thursday edition of the Newport Plain Talk.
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