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Mt. Comfort United Methodist Church

MT. COMFORT — The fourth annual Holiday Bazaar is set for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 5 at Mt. Comfort United Methodist Church of the Risen Christ, 3179 S. County Road 600W (Mt. Comfort Road).It will feature more than 50 arts and crafts booths along with vendors and a silent auction. A Sweet Shop will offer pies, quick breads and cheeseballs. A luncheon will feature chicken salad croissants, homemade soups and desserts.Two important collections will go on that day: nonperishable food items for the local food pantry and used or new shoes for those in need, organized by local group Changing Footprints.

McCordsville United Methodist Church

McCORDSVILLE — A holiday bazaar and luncheon will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 12 at McCordsville United Methodist Church, 6247 W. Broadway.Browse booths and shops from a variety of artisans and vendors. Lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Bradley United Methodist Church

GREENFIELD — A cookie walk and bazaar are set for 9 a.m. to noon Dec. 12 at Bradley United Methodist Church, 210 W. Main St.Carthage Community CenterCARTHAGE — Walnut Ridge Friends will play host to the annual Christmas Bazaar from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 5 at the Carthage Community Center on Main Street in Carthage, in conjunction with An Old-Fashioned Carthage Christmas, sponsored by the Future of Carthage Committee.The bazaar will feature homemade pies and other bakery goods, caramel corn, Christmas décor, new and gently used gift items, home décor, craft items, locally made jams and jellies, and the Cookie Counter, made popular with cookies and candies sold by the pound.

Shoppers can also enjoy a slice of pie and coffee/beverage during the shopping times. For information about the bazaar, call Davina Starke at 765-561-0927.

Following the bazaar, Santa will make his appearance at An Old Fashioned Carthage Christmas, which takes place across the street from 4 to 7 p.m. in Veterans Park. Kids can talk to Santa; bring a non-glass ornament to decorate the tree; sing carols with the Christmas choir; receive free refreshments courtesy of Carthage Community Church; take a hayride around town, and see the tree lighting ceremony at dusk.

For further information about this event and for information about the home holiday light competition, call Kathy Gibson at 317-498-3721.