Deana Hoffer adjusts ornament on Key Peninsula Lutheran Church Feliz Navidad tree to be raffled at the KPLC holiday bazaar Nov. 30. Photo by Frank Slater, KP News

The Key Peninsula Lutheran Church hosts its sixth annual holiday bazaar on Saturday, Nov. 30, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

This special event supports its community outreach programs, including the 9 a.m. community breakfast in McColley Hall that morning.

Featured are gift items, holiday foods and home décor. The event has also become popular for its offerings of Scandinavian holiday goodies like lefse, krumkake and rosettes.

The reception area of the sanctuary building is transformed into to a holiday boutique, displaying the specialty food items and handcrafted gifts for all ages, as well as for pets.

Raffle ticket sales begin Nov. 1 at $1 each or six for $5 for a three-foot tall tabletop Christmas tree made by a former Festival of Trees designer. Tickets are available at the church office or at any of the community meals. Call 884-3312 for available times.

Titled “Feliz Navidad,” it’s a festive multicolored tree celebrating the Latina style Christmas and features handcrafted painted “tin” ornaments made from soda cans.

The tree is topped with red poinsettias, a spray of silver curls made from pie tins, and a flower vendor doll from Guatemala. It has both clear and multicolor lights, a scattering of red chili peppers and is finished off with a fiesta wreath of metallic swirls at the base.

The Christmas spiders made from Swarovski crystals, featured a few years ago, will be there, too.

Organizers said that that this year there will be a new array of seashore decor and a section of gently used Christmas decor and collectible dishware.

Holiday home decor of dried, fresh and silk floral centerpieces, wreaths, miniature trees and other items created from recycled and repurposed materials also will be for sale.

Teddy bears and friends all decked out for the holidays, plus fancy tea party hats for bears and dolls, will help draw the kids.

The popular cotton dish cloths and net scrubbers again are for sale, plus wooden utensils, squirrel feeders, small trucks, knit scarves, gloves, mittens, hats and specialty jewelry.

Their cookbook, “Favorite recipes from Community Meals and Potlucks,” also is available.

The usual seven-foot Christmas tree will be on display, and back by popular demand are the familiar nativity figures portrayed as royalty –– each called to participate in their own unique ways for the earthly arrival of a Heavenly King.

Key Peninsula Lutheran Church, Lakebay, at the junction of KP Highway and Lackey Road.

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