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Storytellers and their fans gather in Pine Saturday night for the annual Tellabration event. The program is at 7 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 21 in the cultural hall of the Pine Community Center. The evening includes performances by masterful storytellers sharing a variety of tales — some funny, some historical, some legendary — but all entertaining. This is the 10th year that Don Doyle and the DPS Quilt Angels have brought the Tellabration to Pine, and each year it seems to get more popular. The cost is only $5 per person.

Nov. 20 Friday

• Holiday Craft and Bake Sale: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., 1100 W. Lake Drive

• Payson Public Library: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

• Pine Library: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

• Rim Country Museum: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 700 Green Valley Pkwy.

• Pine/Strawberry Museum: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Pine Community Center

• American Legion Fish Fry: Noon-8 p.m., American Legion

Holiday Craft and Bake Sale

The Women’s Ministries of Payson First Assembly of God, 1100 W. Lake Drive (the church at Green Valley Park), will hold their annual Holiday Craft and Bake Sale from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 20 and 21. Entry is from the upper level parking area. All proceeds go to missionaries and charities of the church.

Ponderosa Thanksgiving service cancelled

The Community Thanksgiving Celebration Service, sponsored by Ponderosa Baptist Church and planned for Sunday, Nov. 22 at the Payson High School auditorium, will not take place.

Electric Light Parade applications wanted

Be a part of the Town of Payson’s Main Street APS Electric Light Parade Saturday Dec. 5. The entry deadline is Nov. 23. 

Applications can be downloaded from the Town’s Web site www.ci.payson.az.us, picked up from Cathy Boone at the Community Development Building, 303 N. Beeline Highway, or call (928) 474-5242, ext. 374.

      

Nov. 21 Saturday

• Holiday Craft and Bake Sale: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., 1100 W. Lake Drive

• Craft Extravaganza: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Mazatzal Hotel & Casino

• Pine Library: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

• Payson Public Library: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

• Rim Country Museum: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 700 Green Valley Pkwy.

• Pine/Strawberry Museum: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Pine Community Center

• Tellabration: An Evening of Storytelling: 7 p.m., Pine Community Center Cultural Hall

• Legends of Country Music Concert: 7 p.m., Payson High School Auditorium

Craft Extravaganza

A two-day Craft Extravaganza is planned at the Mazatzal Hotel and Casino. The event is from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 21 and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 22.

Items offered will include paintings, jewelry including crystals and gemstones, Native American pieces and bead work. There will be Christmas decorations, centerpieces, gourds, lamps, western signs, quilts, clothing, pottery, tole painting and more. Music to shop by will be provided by DJ Craig.

Homeopathic physician to speak

Integrative Health Pathways, a new Payson business, is in the process of introducing unique healthcare professionals to the Rim Country for educational purposes. Once each month, a professional will discuss his specialty and its impact on general health.

At 9 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 21, Dr. J. Satti, a homeopathic physician, will offer alternatives for those who do not wish to receive flu shots. He will also discuss chronic illnesses and how to address them. The fee is $10, with private consultations available.

All IHP events are at 2907 N. Beeline Highway, at Airline Road — The Batting Cages conference room. For further information, contact, IHP Director Pat Rollins, (928) 595-1350.

Arts, crafts show benefit

Visit Tonto Basin for the second annual Little Red School House Arts and Crafts Show at the Tonto Basin School from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 21. Follow the signs from the highway.

The event will feature 25 vendors and a variety of demonstrations. There will be furniture and quilts. William Soder of Tonto Basin Clay Pottery is one of the artists offering a demonstration. The Clover Kids 4-H will be having a bake sale to raise money for their activities, along with Kiwanis Builders Club, which will be selling homemade ice cream and root beer.

Everyone is invited to come and see the “Little Red School House” built by the community of Tonto Basin for preschool children. For details, call (928) 479-2493.

Pine Christmas Boutique

The Pine-Strawberry Arts and Crafts Guild annual Christmas Boutique continues Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sundays from noon to 3 p.m. throughout the month of November.

The special shopping opportunity will also be available from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, Nov. 27. It features lovely homemade gift items and wonderful Christmas ornaments.

The Christmas Boutique is held in the Arts and Crafts Room across from the Pine Community Center ramada in the Thrift Store/Senior Center Building. The Pine-Strawberry Arts & Crafts Guild donates all the profits from their Christmas Boutique to local charities.

Country music tribute show

Payson Lions Charitable Foundations is bringing the Legends of Country Music to the Rim Country.

The “Helping One Another Concert Tour” will be at 7 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 21 at the Payson High School Auditorium. The concert pays tribute to more than 25 of country music’s greatest entertainers.

Admission is $20 in advance and $35 at the door. Tickets are available from any member of the Payson Lions Club, or may be purchased at Payson Packaging, Rim Country Regional Chamber of Commerce, Dan Goode Flooring or Vita Mart.

Tellabration in Pine

Storytellers and their fans gather in Pine Saturday night for the annual Tellabration event. The program is at 7 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 21 in the cultural hall of the Pine Community Center. The evening includes performances by masterful storytellers sharing a variety of tales — some funny, some historical, some legendary — but all entertaining.

This is the 10th year that Don Doyle and the DPS Quilt Angels have brought the Tellabration to Pine, and each year it seems to get more popular. The cost is only $5 per person.

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