Thursday, October 30, 2014

It's Fall Festival Time!

Our 2nd Annual Fall Festival and Open House is this Saturday, November 1st from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm.  Please don't let the cool weather keep you away!  We'll be here with carnival games, a bouncy house, bake sale, prizes, and food.  We will sell wrist bands for $10 this year which will give unlimited access to games and the bouncy house.  There will be a professional balloon artist and face painter here as well!  And don't forget about our TOTALLY AWESOME silent auction items and baskets!  We're really excited about them this year and wanted to share what we have with you.  If you'd like to bid, you can call us (704-462-2435) or come by and place your bid.

Tar Heel Basket: This basket will include UNC cups, ink pen, and can holder and will feature a light blue Nike football signed by football head coach Larry Fedora of the University of North Carolina!! 

There will also be a UNC schedule poster signed by Larry Fedora in a poster frame for auction.
*The Carolina items will be available for pickup the week after the Fall Festival.

TLC Basket: filled with a first aid kit, baby lotion and shampoo, Band-Aids, Vaseline, an ice pack, a teether, a teddy bear, and other medical accessories every parent should have.

Girl's Craft Basket: includes a textured painting kit, bottle cap jewelry kit, crayons, coloring books, stencils, modeling beads, Disney Princess sparkle poster, 3-D puzzle, and dry-erase board.

Boy's Toys Basket: How to Draw books, Transformers building kit, 3 other building sets, Hot Wheels, a yo-yo, dry-erase board, and Chuck E Cheese tokens.

Cleaning Basket: lots of cleaning supplies including Lysol All-Purpose Cleaner, Clorox Bleach, hand sanitizer, antibacterial hand soap from Bath and Body Works, sponges, paper towels, Lysol Wipes, bucket, Kleenex, etc.

Italian Basket: full of pasta, sauces, olive oil, Parmesan cheese, Italian seasoning, and pasta strainers and server.

Hair Care Basket: hair products from Karen's Hair Styling, a hairdryer, hand towels, a curling iron, hair spray, and lots of hair bows, clips, and ponytail holders.

Popcorn Bucket: There are three of these baskets that include popcorn, a large popcorn bucket, 2 small popcorn servers, and 4 movie tickets good at Carmike Cinema.

Tupperware: There are two Tupperware baskets.  One is the set of five nesting rectangle containers (pictured above), and the other is a three bowl nesting set.

Burlap Prints: We have three framed burlap prints for auction.  They read: "Family", "There's No Place Like Home" and "What I Love Most About My Home Is Who I Share It With".  These are handmade by our Pre-K teacher, Ms. Kelly.  Check out her Etsy shop, Maple Tree Productions.

Wreaths: We have 2 burlap wreaths made by our Pre-K teacher, Ms. Brittany, and a Christmas wreath made by one of our parents.  There are beautiful!

Christmas Basket: This basket includes a Christmas wreath, Kleenex box cover, colander, four snowman mugs, snowman puzzle, peppermint candle, and Christmas blanket.

Stanley Products: There are two baskets of Stanley products.  One (shown above) is cleaning products including Degreaser, Aqua Clean, Disposal Cleaner, Bayberry Air Freshener, Insect Killer, and Copper and Brass Polish.  The other is a Kitchen Basket with a silicone loaf pan and muffin pan, kitchen cleaners, kitchen scale, vegetable brush, and hand cream.

Fire Pit Fun!: What an awesome basket!  This includes A FIRE PIT!!  Also s'mores stuff (graham crackers, marshmallows, chocolate bars), marshmallow/hotdog roasters, fire starters, lighter, flashlights, popcorn, and popcorn bucket.

Gymnastics Basket: includes a gym bag, water bottle, Goldfish crackers, bottles of water, and a $25 gift certificate for Foothills Gymnastics in Hickory.

 Chilly Fun Basket: includes a Free Family Night from Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt (4 free frozen yogurts and 4 free games of mini golf), ice cream scoop, rainbow sprinkles, chocolate sprinkles, and Hershey's chocolate syrup.

Family Game Night Basket: includes 100 piece puzzle, Connect 4 board game, UNO card game, and 4 free games of bowling at Pin Station in Newton.

Amusement Parks:  We have tickets for auction to DOLLYWOOD, TWEETSIE RAILROAD, AND SANTA'S LAND!!!

Chuck E Cheese: There are four passes for Chuck E Cheese.  Each pass is for one large pizza, four drinks, and 45 tokens!

BI-LO Gift Certificate: in the amount of $25

Bing's Jolly Jumpers Gift Certificate: gift certificate worth $25 towards the rental of an inflatable

Local Pottery: Face Jug made by local potter Olivia Mourglea

There are still some baskets and items coming in, so be sure to come see us on Saturday!  Come and play with us and see our GREAT center!


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