By Portia Williams
November 20, 2013
PDT Staff Writer
The River Days planning committee is preparing for the 2014 event with the Holiday Bazaar event Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013, 9 a.m. until 4 p.m., at the Elk’s City Club in Portsmouth. Kelli Richardson, secretary for the River Days committee, said the Holiday Bazaar is a wonderful opportunity for the community.
“It is a holiday bazaar that is going to give people an opportunity to start their Christmas shopping early,” Richardson said.
According to Richardson, the bazaar will include more than 20 vendors.
“We have a great host of vendors lined up for the bazaar. There will a lot of jewelry and ‘bling’ by First Class Designs, there will be variety of items for people to choose,” Richardson said.
A partial list of vendors includes, Thirty One , Scentsy, Deco Mesh Wreaths/Shelby’s Crafts, Bows and Tutus, Pampered Chef and Avon, Purses and Sunglasses, and Beautiful Cuticles.
“We have several fundraisers that are coming up for next year, so that we can make the event spectacular,” Richardson said.
Upcoming River Days Committee fund raising events include Gatti’s Pizza on Dec. 5, from 11 a.m. until 9 p.m., during which a percentage of sales will be donated to the River Days Committee. There will also be a wine-tasting at the Party Connection, Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, at 5 p.m. Free admission into this event. Concession stand available will be available, as well as pictures with Santa. Any questions or vendor space, call 740-357-2132.
“The great thing is that the bazaar is going to be inside, so we don’t have to worry about the weather. The Holiday Bazaar will take place rain or shine,” Richardson said.
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