Fall Festival, September 22-23, 2018
Download September 2 Festival report: Insert Fall Festival Sept 2 (includes contact info for Festival chairs)
Our Fall Festival committee will meet Monday, September 10th at 6:30 p.m. at the Parish Center. We welcome new members to join the group, bring along your new thoughts and ideas. Needed this year are folks to head up individual events. The Festival can’t be a success without volunteers, come be the success behind our Fall Festival 2018!
Fall Festival signs: Look in your closets, out in your garages, down your basements; we are missing many of the new lawn signs that were printed last year. We want to reuse them this year, so please bring them with you to Mass or to the Parish Center during regular business hours. We need to advertise to get people to come join us at this year’s Fall Festival!!
Hoopfest (the basketball competition) has been canceled. We couldn’t find anyone to run it in the school gym. Maybe next year!
NEW ITEMS are needed for the Silent Auction. Things for Teens, Moms, Dads, Babies, Sporting Goods, Tickets to Sporting Events and Concerts Small Appliances. Restaurant Gift Cards, Sports Jersey, Electronic Notepads, Cell Phone, Tools, Cookware. Gas Gift Gard, Car Wash Gift Card. Shop at St. Matthew’s Scrip Table!
Gift Cards are needed for the Paddle Wheel Game, please donate. Thank you.
Donations are tax deductible, save your receipt.
Download Fall Festival donors 9-2-2018
Pace Tire & Service
Paint Ball MN
Tin Whiskers Brewery
The Hair Shoppe
|The Pizza Shop
St. Paul Saints
Rich Valley Golf
Chuck & Don’s
Home Works Furnace Cleaning
Home Works Hot Water Tune Up
Seaglass Fine Art Photography
Dinner with People of Praise
and parishioners like you
WATCH FOR MORE TO COME
Some donation details:
For all of you sport fans in the parish, the Minnesota Lynx are donating to the Fall Festival an 8×10 autograph photo of Danielle Robinson.
Panera Bread is giving us a generous donation of a certificate good for one pick two meal a month for a year!
Pineda Taco on Robert Street has donated a certificate for they Big Meal which includes choice of meat, beans, rice, tortilla and beverage. The meal serves 4.
Mike’s Butcher shop is giving a box of select meats.
These donation are in addition to all the great baskets, bikes and single items that have come in.
Please support the businesses that support the festival.
Saturday: Bingo will begin at 5:30 pm. until 9:00 pm. A variety of food items will be available in the Social Hall right after mass at 5 pm. Several of the booths will be open starting at 3 pm – including the Bakery booth, Jewelry, Silent Auction and Grandma’s Treasures.
Sunday: Chicken Dinner in the Social Hall. The kitchen will be serving our famous tacos, burgers, brats, and hot dogs from the grill.
All booths including the Paddle Wheel will be in operation from 11:00 am to 4 pm. All Children’s games will be outside on the playground. (In case of rain Children’s games will be in lower level of Parish Center.) The kitchen will be serving our famous tacos, burgers, brats, and hot dogs from the grill.
Donations: We will be pleased to accept your donations before and after mass every Saturday and Sunday. Please bring them to the back of the church. Donations during the week on Monday through Friday will be accepted at the Parish Center from 9 am to 4 pm.
Donation Suggestions include:
Silent Auction – New items, gift certificates, collectibles. Include price. See detailed basket info below.
Bakery – Baked Goods, canned goods, crafts
Jewelry – Necklaces, bracelets, earrings, clips, hats, purses, scarves.
Religious Articles – rosaries, prayer books etc.
Pie Booth – Any type of pie, ice cream (gallon size) needed the week of festival in case we need to buy additional.
Bottle Lotto – Individually wrapped candy, fruit roll-ups, snack crackers, granola bars & other edible treats. Plus: Back to School Supplies, socks, hats, gloves etc. Any fun articles that will fit into a jar. No Gum Please
Root Beer Floats – Root Beer and any other flavor pop in liter bottles.
Paddle Wheel – $25 or $30 Gift Cards for restaurants. (Buy from Scrip and help the parish twice!)
Kid’s Games – Prizes for kids of all ages. (Oriental Trading is an excellent web site as is Amazon.com. Search under “Carnival Prizes.” Many prizes for reasonable price.
FALL FESTIVAL SILENT AUCTION TEAM NEEDS YOUR HELP TO BUILD A BETTER BASKET!
We need new items with the price tags on please. We need to know the value when making the bid slips.
Items for men are especially needed. Items for babies, bridal shower items, Minnesota items, gift wrapping items, pet items, grilling items, sports items, wine, baking, holiday, home décor items. Items for teens. Small appliances such as pizza ovens, toasters, mixers, blenders, waffle irons, hair irons and blow dryers. Games and toys for children, please remember the boys!! Tickets to the Minnesota Vikings, Minnesota Twins, and Minnesota Wild are always well received. Power tools, tool kits. Gift cards are great too. Theater tickets (the Ordway, the Guthrie, etc.) would also be another welcome additions.
When dining out at your favorite restaurant, inquire with the manager if they would consider donating a gift card to the Fall Festival. We will send a “thank you” letter to them.
Bring your donations to the Parish Office Monday – Thursday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm, Friday 9:00 am to 12:00 pm or you can leave them by the St. Matthew Icon when you come to weekend Mass. Thank you for your donations.
Keep checking this website for updated information about the Fall Festival and silent auction.
FALL FESTIVAL VOLUNTEERS
Volunteers are needed to help set-up and take down various booths. Also, workers needed in booths for 2 hr shifts where needed.
THANK YOU TO:
Karen Thompson, Linda Rivera & Mary Leibl who have volunteered to chair the Fall Festival.