FAIRVIEW, MI — The Oscoda County Fairgrounds will be hosting the 52nd Annual Northern Michigan Relief Sale on Friday, Aug. 3 and Sat., Aug. 4.
The purpose of the sale is to help the hungry, the homeless, the war-torn, the sick, the handicapped and illiterate around the world. Money raised will be channeled through the Mennonite Central Committee — the cooperative relief agency for Mennonite and Brethren in Christ church groups.
This is one of 46 relief sales held throughout the United States and Canada each year. Many people volunteer their time and labor to make each a success.
Breakfast will be available from 6 to 10 a.m. and dinner at 12 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.
Friday will feature:
- Garage Sale, 9 a.m.
- Used Book Sale, 9 a.m.
- Silent Auction, 3-7 p.m.
- Open House, 5-9 p.m.
- Children’s Auction, 5:30 p.m.
- Relief Sale Run; sign-up 6 p.m., run at 7 p.m.
- Evening Concert and Family Movie, 7 p.m.
- Country Bakery/Mercantile, all day
On Saturday …
- Shops open, 7:30 p.m., including quilts, hand-crafted goods and artwork
- Quilt Auction, 11 a.m., 1 p.m.
The Oscoda County Fairgrounds are located 6 miles north of Mio on M-33 or 3 miles west of Fairview on M-33. Turn onto Caldwell Road and go north for 3/4 of a mile.
For more information, visit their website www.reliefsale.org, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call Carl Dube, (989) 848-5904.