Lockport Union-Sun & Journal — E. Antonio’s Bakery will sell fresh baked Italian bread and other breads, rolls, scones and individual portions of pies and cakes. Regular vendors offer everything from Hotaling’s woodworking and pressed flower art to Applewood Hollow chai, microwave fudge mixes and instant coffee with probiotics. Also look for bejeweled sandals, handmade jewelry and hair pretties, cash-and-carry Tupperware and Avon products, handmade rugs, Miche purses, garden art and more.
The market season finale, Fall Fest and Cruise Night on Aug. 29, includes a classic car and bike cruise, music by Memphis Sun, line dancing by the Hot Country Liners, a Lakeview Animal Sanctuary petting zoo, pony rides, a basket auction, the annual German food night at PWT Restaurant, and Bubba-Que-Ins pulled pork and stuffed peppers, from 5 to 9 p.m.
To rent a space for $5, contact Jo Ann Greenwald at 795-3787. Updated market information can be found at www.julieobermiller.vpweb.com.
You could win a Jon Hotaling-handcrafted black walnut flag case, with a 5 by 9 foot American Flag, for a $1 donation to Herbert Carr American Legion Post. The case is on display at Jon’s market booth every Thursday and you can get a raffle ticket from any Legion member. Proceeds will send a local youth to Boys State.
Hartland United Methodist Church, 8019 Ridge Road, Gasport, is showing free movies at dusk Friday and Sept 27. Bring a chair and enjoy popcorn and beverages. The church also is serving drive-through barbecue dinners from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday; entrees are a one-third rack of ribs for $11 or a pulled pork sandwich for $7. Pre-sale tickets are available by calling Ellen Flack at 799-7426. Tickets purchased the day of the dinner cost $1 more.
Chinese auction alert! There will be about 150 prizes and baskets at the Bark For Life on Sunday morning, at Day Road Park in Lockport, and winners need not be present. Stop by and try your luck while supporting the American Cancer Society. I hope to see my dog-walking friends there.