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Johnston HOLIDAY Farmer’s and Artist’s Market – Merchant Open House

Thursday, November 29th, 2012 – 4:00 until 6:00 PM, Calhoun Street, Johnston, S.C.

Come join us as we celebrate the holiday season with this last Farmer’s and Artist’s Market of the year and town- wide merchant’s open house.

Come get your fresh vegetables, fruits, and baked goods, along with canned goods or that one of a kind Christmas gift.  We will have Artist’s with their paintings, note cards and wooden items.  Many handmade and/or hand-knitted items, including jewelry, scarves, bags, children’s clothes, soaps, caps, etc., will be available. Fresh wreaths and garlands will also be available. All of these make great Christmas gifts.

Along with these items will be Lion’s Club brooms, Chamber of Commerce cook books, peach jams, jellies & salsa items and Avon products (books for ordering).

Beginning the day will be the Johnston UMC Mission’s Group BBQ sale.  The Missions Committee will be selling BARBECUE made by Jerry & Marianne Smith from 11:30 AM until sold out on Calhoun Street next to the mural/warehouse building. Barbecue will be offered for $8 per lb. or $5 for sandwich/chips/drink.

Next on this day will be a Ribbon Cutting at Tidwell Jewelers, at 3:30 PM.  Tidwell Jewelers has expanded their store and are ready for the holiday season.  Come join the Edgefield County Chamber of Commerce and the Mayor of Johnston as we welcome this expansion to the Town.

The Edgefield County Chamber of Commerce will also be having a Hot Dog Fundraiser at the market.  Beginning at 4:00PM, come get a hot dog/chip/dessert/drink for $5.00.  Also available will be Coffee & Hot Chocolate for $1.00. Proceeds from this fundraiser will go to help projects of the Chamber. (Advance tickets at SRP, First Citizens Bank-Johnston & Ridge Spring)

And finally, the Market will be hosting two events as well.  First will be a raffle for a basket of goodies from the Farmers, Artists & Crafters at the market that day.  Tickets will be $1.00 to win the basket.  You do not need to be present to win – the basket will be delivered to you.  Also a Johnston HOLIDAY Scavenger Hunt will take place during the market time frame.  Come get your form beginning at 4:00 PM, answer all the questions completely, and return to the market by 6:00 PM to be eligible for a chance to win $100.00 in HOLIDAY PEACH BUCKS.  Then visit the Johnston Town Merchants to redeem your PEACH BUCKS before December 24th.  (new purchases only – not redeemable for cash or payments on account).

Come to Johnston on November 29th for a fun filled HOLIDAY of shopping and good food.

These events are sponsored by all Johnston town merchants, Farmer’s and Artist’s market members, Edgefield County Chamber of Commerce, Town of Johnston and Johnston Development Corporation.

Shop Local this holiday season!!