Harvest Festival

October 4, 2019

Location: St. Joseph Community

Event Information

Save the date for the 2019 Harvest FestivalOctober 4-5, 2019!

Friday: 6:00 -10:00 pm  &  Saturday:  6:00 -9:30 pm

Craft Sale Hours:  Friday: 6-10 pm    Saturday: 3-5 pm & 6-9:30 pm


Volunteer your time

Each year at Harvest Festival we welcome hundreds of families from our community for a special weekend of fun! Don’t miss this opportunity to get involved in making the Harvest Festival a huge success.  Stop by the Harvest Festival table beginning today August 10 – 11 and have one of our committee members help you find a spot that works. There are many jobs of all shapes and sizes!  Click here to sign up to volunteer! 

“Donation Tree” for the Annual Harvest Festival 

Come check out the “Donation Tree” beginning this weekend, August 10 & 11 and donate a fun item for Harvest Festival.  It’s simple just take a tag, pick up the item and bring it back on or before August 24/25.

  St. Joe’s Market & Bakery

Are you an arts and crafts enthusiast, a Baker,  a canning pro, or even something in between.  Donations of these items are being accepted as well to be sold at St. Joe’s Market & Bakery during Harvest Festival.  Simply place your item in a plastic bag marked with a suggested price with the works “For Market” and drop off at the church office on or before Sept 14/15.  For Bakery items,  please list all ingredients and if there are nuts then drop off your bake goods October 3rd anytime between 8 & 7 pm to add to the St. Joe’s Market. & Bakery

Raffle Tickets are now available for pick up

Raffle Tickets are now ready for pick up.  Each family is asked to sell 20 tickets @ $5 = $100. There are 14 chances to win.   If you don’t see your name please see one of the committee members and they can assist you.  All sold and unsold tickets must be turned in no later than Saturday, October 5th by 9 pm.

Sponsorship Available                                                                                                                  SUPPORT THE HARVEST FESTIVAL AND YOUR BUSINESS…ADVERTISE!!!  Do you have a business you would like to advertise?  Do you know of a business who might like to advertise? With more than 2000 registered families in the parish, sponsoring the Harvest Festival can lead to high visibility for your business.  We are actively soliciting sponsors for a wide range of areas including Raffle prizes, services, food, booths, games etc. For more information, please contact Bridget Samson at 651-313-8462 or bridget.samson@stjosephcommunity.org

Crafters Wanted

We still have tables available for rent!  If you or someone you know sells a quality craft or product, please forward this announcement and give them my contact:  bridget.samson@stjosephcommunity.org 


Theme Basket Silent Auction

A Theme Basket  Silent Auction is being added to the mix at the Festival this year. We need your help with donations of items that can be included in “Theme Baskets” for bidding at the Silent Auction.  This is a great opportunity for all to participate in the success of our Fundraiser.

All you have to do is create a Theme Basket of your choice . Simply take a white tag off the tree, create a theme then fill up a basket and return.  It’s that simple!  Examples of different types of themes are shown on the tag, or create your own.  The sky’s the limit.  Please remember that all items need to be new and unused.  Our suggestions are only suggestions – please feel free to be creative.  All finished baskets may be brought back anytime  to the Parish office  between August 24 and September 18. 

Click here for Silent Auction Basket Themes

Chicken Dinner

Buy your tickets for the Harvest Festival Chicken Dinner beginning this weekend after all masses. The dinner will be held Saturday, October 5th. The dinner includes broasted chicken provided by Broaster Catering, mashed potatoes & gravy, dressing, hot vegetable, coleslaw, dessert & drink. Dinner tickets are $6 for children 10 & under, $12 for adults, or the family dinner package for only $42. Take-out meals are also available for $12.  Tickets also available in the office during office hours.  Cash or Checks. Thank you.

Proceeds from Harvest Festival will benefit the updates of the

School and Church Security doors.




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