CHRISTMAS CONCERT December 3 at 3pm
On December 3rd, the Avon Civic Association, will be holding it's annual Holiday Celebration. There will be ice sculpting, kiddy rides, horse drawn carriage rides and other activities. The Avon Baptist Church will be hosting a soup tent and a Christmas Concert present3ed by our own talented May Kay Grout.
The soup tent will be from 1 - 2:45 pm. Hot soups will available to purchase and eat there in the tent or for takeout. Some of the selections available will broccoli cheddar, beef stew, clam chowder, veggie chilli, meatball with herbs. A toasty fire pit will be near by to warm you and who knows, maybe someone will breakout in acapella Christmas Caroling that will warm your heart and soul.
At 3 pm wander in to our sanctuary where you will be treated to a wonderful Free Christmas themed concert presented by Mary Kay Grout, our church pianist and organist. She will be performing selections by Jarrod Radnich, David Lanz, Johnny May and Ralph Blane, culminating in three selections from the Trans-Silberian Orchestra.
Accompanying Mary Kay will be music majors, percussionist Steffan Griffin and various vocalist students from the University of Rhode Island. They will also be joined by local teen guitarist Noah Adams, who is 16 and a junior at Blue Hills High School. He has been playing guitar for 4 years and taking lessons from Varis Ozols.
Join us for this festive concert featuring your holiday favorites. It is sure to put you in the holiday mood.
HAM & BEAN SUPPER
On the second Saturday of each month from September through May, we hold a Ham & Bean Supper that is open to the public. We begin serving at 4:30 PM and continue until sold out. The price is $7.00 for adults and $4.00 for children. Reservations are NOT necessary.
Our thrift shop will be open on Saturdays, from 9 am - 2 pm beginning in May and ending the last Saturday in October.
Our Flea Market is on Saturdays, beginning in May and continuing until the last Saturday in October, from 9am - 3pm.
ECUMENICAL LUNCHEON FOR SENIORS
On the third Wednesday of each month, September through May, we sponsor an Ecumenical Luncheon for all seniors in the area. At 11:30 am there is a worship service followed by a luncheon. There is no charge for this luncheon, but donations are accepted.
POT ROAST DINNER
The annual Pot Roast Dinner will be held Saturday, October 21, 2017. The price is $12.00 each and children under 10 years old are $6.00. Tickets must be purchased in advanced. Call 508-583-8076 for further information.
HOLLY DAY BAZAAR
Our Holly Day Bazaar is the 1st Saturday of November every year. This year it is on November 4, 2017 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. All members of the church participate in this wonderful holiday event. We have hand knit and crochet items for babies to adults. The Book Nook is always popular along with the Silent Auction. We have baked goods, a country kitchen with home made preserves and the Cafe where you can come and buy a delicious lunch or soup, sandwich and pie. This year we are adding 3 new tables - Angels, Birds and Snowmen. There are games for children, photos with Santa Claus and the ever popular White Elephant Room. Come by and visit us to get an early start on your Christmas shopping.
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL
Every year, usually in July, the Avon Baptist Church sponsors a Vacation Bible School. Information about the VBS in 2018 will be available in April or May 2018.
TRUNK OR TREAT
On October 31 we sponsor Trunk or Treat in our church parking lot. This is a safe place for kids to come and trick or treat. We have decorated cars and have hot chocolate and cookies available.