St. John’s Episcopal Church hosts its annual Episcopal Church Women’s Bazaar every year on the Wednesday of the week before Thanksgiving, at the church at 113 Madison Ave., Montgomery. Shopping is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., with lunch served in the Parish Hall from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The price for lunch is $12. Tickets may be purchased in advance at the church office, or on the day of the Bazaar. To-go lunches are available.
Every year, proceeds of the Bazaar benefit various nonprofit community agencies in the city of Montgomery.
The Episcopal Church Women (“ECW”) board liasons with Bazaar committee chairs to plan and facilitate the Bazaar.
The Bazaar features several areas offering a variety of wonderful items:
The Craft room sells many handmade items crafted by talented parishioners and local artists, as well as seasonal decorations such as unique Christmas ornaments and Thanksgiving themed décor, as well as birthday party garlands and hats, wine gift bags, handsewn and knitted items and much more!
The Silent Auction, always has many exciting items for bid, including antiques, artwork, silver flatware, serving pieces and hollowware and estate jewelry
The Pantry boasts a variety of homemade foods to stock your fridge and freezer: Martha Allen’s Chicken and Wild Rice casseroles, Bruce Rinehart’s delicious Chicken Tetrazzini, Blue Moon Shrimp and Green Noodle Casseroles, Green Bean Casserole, Cream of Mushroom Soup , Sweet Potato Crisp, Butternut Squash Soup, Cinnamon Rolls, Cornbread Dressing, Palmer’s Conecuh Sausage Soup and Palmer’s Spicy Red Beans, Breakfast Casserole, Poppyseed Chicken, Jim Bennett’s Camp Stew, Kickin’ Pig Grits, Squash Casserole, Perdido Creole Sauce, Sinful 3-Cheese Potatoes au Gratin, plus all kinds of baked goods. You can find anything you’d want for a family meal, tailgating, and Thanksgiving and Christmas meals!
The Treasure Attic has a full menagerie of delicately used items for sale from silver to fine china to housewares to table linens to jewelry, stuffed animals, baskets, outdoor items, and Christmas ornaments and decorations, all at amazing prices. There is something for everyone!