The 42nd annual Basement Boutique craft show and sale takes place at the Montrose Pavilion Friday, Nov. 25, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 26, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Twenty-four local artists have created handcrafted gifts for all ages. You will find hand-forged metal, pottery, jewelry, wood crafts, soaps, salsas, honey, jams, jellies, wearable art, Christmas ornaments and much more. A central checkout makes shopping convenient. To see some examples of this year's artisans, find the Basement Boutique on Facebook. Canned goods are appreciated to support Sharing Ministries.
Food For Thought/Vision Charter Academy has been selected as a State Farm Neighborhood Assist® Top 200 finalist and needs your help by voting for them to receive a $25,000 grant from State Farm®. From now until Aug. 24 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time, U.S. residents who are 18 and older with a valid email address can vote for their favorite cause at https://www.neighborhoodassist.com/entry/2012962.