People & Events

Holiday market slated in East Chain

The third annual Holiday Craft & Vendor Market will be 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the East Chain Activity Center (formerly the East Chain School), 395 280th Ave., southeast of East Chain. More than 35 vendors and artisans from Minnesota and Iowa will offer items such as homemade cards, quilts, monogrammed gifts, crocheted toys, home decor and children’s accessories. There will be a gym for children to play. Concessions on site. No admission charge. All are invited. For more details, visit the Facebook page: East Chain Holiday Market.

Ruby’s Pantry plans food distributions

Ruby’s Pantry, a community food outreach program, will hold a food distribution from 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday at East Chain Evangelical Free Church, 507 280th Ave., rural East Chain. There are no income or residency guidelines. Ruby’s Pantry is funded by the $20 cash donation per participant for operational costs. Please bring two large boxes or laundry baskets for the food. For more information, call (507) 236-4653, email goodnews@rubyspantry.org, or visit the website at www.rubyspantry.org

Festive auction planned in Armstrong

Nazareth Lutheran Church Women will host a festive auction 2 p.m. Sunday in the fellowship hall at Nazareth Lutheran Church, 401 Fifth St., Armstrong. They will have baked goods, homemade items and more. Everyone is welcome to attend.


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