Craft show this weekend

November 15, 2011|Susie Hoffman | Around Funkstown

The 28th annual Kris Kringle Craft Show will be Saturday and Sunday at Hagerstown Community College’s Athletic, Recreation and Community Center.
The show will feature more than 260 crafters, more than 100 new vendors, wider aisles and larger booth spaces.
The hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.
Admission costs $1, with proceeds going to Children’s Village.
Parking will be free and a free shuttle will be available. There will be free gift-wrapping, a package-holding area and free vendor door prizes.
Last year, the nonprofit show donated more than $10,000 to the Parent Child Center of Hagerstown.
Attendees are asked to bring nonperishable food items for Christmas baskets for local families and/or a new toy to be donated to The Salvation Army for children at Christmas.
New this year will be a children’s shopping village in the main lobby with gifts for children to buy ranging in price from 50 cents to $6.
Volunteers are needed to work at the show. Washington County students who need student service-learning hours are encouraged to volunteer.
For more information, call Linda Williams at 301-582-1233 or 301-331-1233.

Holiday bazaar planned Saturday
The Hagerstown Rescue Mission’s Ladies Auxiliary will hold a holiday bazaar Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  
Items for sale include holiday gift items, books, jewelry and many other items. Soups, country ham sandwiches and baked goods will be available.
For more information, call 301-790-3843.

Rabies clinic planned
The Humane Society of Washington County will hold a rabies, microchip and dog license clinic Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Clear Spring Special Events Building at 12323 Big Spring Road.   
All dogs must be leashed or in carriers; all cats and ferrets must be in carriers, and animals must be at least 4 months old to be vaccinated.
Participants must bring a previous rabies certificate to receive a three-year vaccination and certificate.
The rabies vaccinations cost $7 per animal. Microchips cost $15 per animal.
The following county dog licenses are available: one-year license, $5; two-year license, $9; three-year license, $13; and lifetime license, $25 (lifetime license is only available if the dog has received its second three-year rabies vaccine).
As of Jan. 1, 2011, the county dog licenses will run concurrent with the expiration of the rabies certificates.
The humane society is at 13011 Maugansville Road in Hagerstown. Call 301-733-2060 or go to for information on animal-related issues, directions to the shelter and information about programs and services.

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