Celebrate The Harvest At Creek's Oktoberfest

CHRISTOPHER CREEK

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The Christopher Creek Oktoberfest is Saturday, Oct. 16 and Sunday, Oct. 17. Come out and buy something from the crafters.

If you have a sweet tooth, come out to the Firebelles' Pie Fest Saturday at the Landmark. The fest starts at 10 a.m. and runs until everything has been sold. They will also have free blood pressure checks and quilt raffle tickets.

There will be a potluck dinner at 6 p.m., Sunday at the fire station in Christopher Creek. Drawings will be held for quilts after dinner.

Homeowners meeting

The Christopher Creek Homeowners Association meeting is at 10 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 30, at the fire station.

President Gary Anderson has invited the two candidates for County Supervisor, Tommie Cline Martin (Rep) and Jim Whitely (Dem) to come and speak after the meeting.

Gary is hoping that the folks in Christopher Creek and surrounding areas come out and meet the candidates and share their ides for the surrounding areas. Come out and meet the candidates and ask questions pertaining to your area.

Haunting happenings

Halloween is creeping up on us. The homeowners association's annual Halloween party for the children of the community is scheduled for 4 p.m., Oct. 30 at the Landmark. There will be hot dogs and chips, followed by a costume parade and contest.

At 5 p.m. there will be a hayride trick-or-treat down Columbine Road and up Apple Lane. Residents who are passing out treats should let one of the officers know. A porch light should be on to indicate that the little goblins are welcome to stop.

For more information, call Karen Thorton at (928) 478-4133 or Gary Anderson at (928) 478-4075.

The adult Halloween party will take place from 8 p.m. till 1 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 30 at the Landmark. There will be live music, drink specials, free munchies and $50 for first-place costume contest. Get your costume ready for a night of good music and fun.

Women's retreat

About 20 women showed up last Wednesday for the Sixth Annual Women's Retreat in Christopher Creek.

Bianca Malmin decorated the place with fall colors and beautiful centerpieces that were given away through a drawing. All the women brought their favorite salad to share along with some wonderful fellowship.

Donna Adams spoke about grace. Even though Donna has lost her eyesight, she has not lost her gift to teach. She has been teaching for 40 years now and every time she speaks, it is more interesting and inspirational.

Joy Ruetz spoke of her mission teaching in Japan. It makes you appreciate the things we have in this country after you realize what people have in other countries.

Teresa Purtee has been sick with pneumonia and could not be there this year. She was sadly missed and we want to keep her in our thoughts and prayers.

It was a wonderful time of fellowship and the women are looking forward to the next one.

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