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St. John ELC Seeks Crafters, Artists and Vendors for 15th Annual Vendor & Craft Fair

Aug 12, 2019 12:03PM ● By Hannah Ott

DarienSt. John Lutheran Church at 7214 South Cass Avenue in Darien is seeking crafters, artists and vendors for its 15th Annual Vendor & Craft Fair. Interested vendors may reserve a space by Sept. 27 for an early bird rate or by Nov. 20 at the latest.

The Vendor & Craft Fair is scheduled for Saturday, December 7, from 9:30am-2:30pm. It will take place at St. John Lutheran Early Learning Center, which sponsors the event that benefits The Early Learning Center Fund. 

Each year, the extensive showcase of handmade and retail items provides the perfect opportunity for patrons to find items on their Christmas gift list in one convenient location. There is space for 65 vendors on two levels in its handicapped accessible building with an adjacent parking lot. Its location on a main street also helps to attract business. Admission is free.

Additional activities will ensure good foot traffic. There will be food for sale, a bake sale and raffle. Candy Cane Lane will offer supervised season-themed activities for children so consumers can shop kid-free.

If you are a vendor interested in securing a space, contact Deaconess Phaedra Serbus at to check on availability of open spaces then download an Application Form at and submit before November 20. Those reserving a spot prior to September 27 will receive an Early Bird Discount on the Registration Fee.

Your completed form along with payment, made payable to St. John Lutheran Church, should be mailed to:  St. John Lutheran Church, ATTN: Phaedra Serbus, 7214 South Cass Avenue, Darien, IL  60561.

Source: St. John Lutheran Church & Early Learning Center