UPCOMING AREA BAZAARS AND FESTIVALS
Jefferson Ruritan Indoor–Outdoor Craft and Yard Sale, Aug. 31, 8 a.m.–2 p.m., Jeffersonton Community Center in Jeffersonton. Benefits local charities and community center maintenance. Rent space, 540/349-2310.
St. William of York Catholic Church International Faith Festival, Sept. 8, 1–7 p.m., Stafford. International foods, desserts, coffees, raffles,
children’s games, dunk tank, white elephant sale, bingo, live music, portraits.
Postal Auction, Sept. 14, 3 p.m., Spotsylvania Eagles 4391, 5100 Jake McWhirt lane, Spotsylvania. Packages will be auctioned off unopened. Benefits overall auxiliary charities. Spaghetti dinner to follow, $7. Mail packages for auction to Kitty Diamond, 14101 Stonewall Jackson Road, Woodford, Va. 22580 by Aug. 31.
New Hope United Methodist Church Art Fair and Fall Festival, Sept. 28, 11 a.m.–3 p.m., 164 New Hope Church Road, Stafford. 540/220-7408; newhopeva.com.
St. Matthias United Methodist Church Annual Fall Craft Fair, Oct. 5, 426 Deacon Road, Grafton Village, Stafford. Crafter information, 540/412-2217.
King George Garden Club Annual Fall Plant Sale, Oct. 5, 8 a.m.–noon, King George Farmers Market, parking lot of King George Elementary School, 10381 Ridge Road, featuring hardy perennials dug from local gardens and named varieties of hosta. 540/775-9688.
St. James Episcopal Church Annual Fall Festival, Oct. 5, 8 a.m.–1 p.m., 102 Ellisville Drive, Louisa, with crafts, baked goods, yard sale, raffle with handmade quilts, and breakfast, lunch. 540/967-1665; stjameslouisa.org.
Walnut Hills United Pentecostal Church Third Annual Fall Festival Celebration, Oct. 19, 10 a.m.–4 p.m., 11506 Brian Drive, Spotsylvania, welcoming families with special needs. Free food, music, games, comedy.
Stafford Rotary Ninth Annual Wings & Wheels Festival, Oct. 19, 10 a.m.–4 p.m., Stafford Regional Airport. Includes radio-controlled aircraft demonstrations, antique and unusual aircraft fly-in, car and motorcycle show, free introductory flights for youth 8–17, craft and food vendors, raffle, more. Supports annual scholarship, dictionaries for every third-grader in the county, worldwide efforts to eradicate polio and sponsoring eye clinic in Honduras. Vendors can contact Sandy Duckworth at firstname.lastname@example.org or 540/361-1680.