West Shore Medical Center Auxiliary hosts annual Sleighbell Craft Show

Show features over 150 artists, crafters and vendors

MANISTEE — The West Shore Medical Center Auxiliary’s annual Sleighbell Craft Show, Bake Sale and Bazaar is a popular staple of Manistee’s Old Christmas Weekend. This year’s event will be held from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Dec. 7 at Manistee High School, located at 525 12th St. Admission is free.

The show is one of the largest and best-attended events craft shows in northwestern Michigan. It features over 150 artists, crafters and vendors from around the region, as well as a bake sale, raffle and musical entertainment.

While there is no charge for admission, raffle tickets and baked goods will be sold to raise funds to benefit the Auxiliary’s efforts to support enhanced wound care services at West Shore Medical Center. Raffle tickets will be available at the show and may be purchased in advance from Auxiliary members or from the Bits of Cheer Gift Shop at the hospital.

Tucker Laws will perform from 9 a.m. to noon, while the John Pomeroy/Tom Biggs Duo will entertain from 1 to 4 p.m. Lunch and snacks will be available for purchase throughout the day.

The Manistee Lions will be offering free pediatric vision screenings for children age 5 and under.

With a team of 120 members, the West Shore Medical Center Auxiliary has been serving the hospital for over 60 years. Auxiliary members volunteer throughout the hospital, operate the Bits of Cheer Gift Shop in the hospital lobby and are active in fundraising efforts. The Sleighbell Craft Show is their largest fundraiser of the year.

For more information, contact the West Shore Medical Center Auxiliary at (231) 398-1187.

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