Get Out: Meet Your Patch Editor at 'Shop Til You Drop'; Consignment Deals

Enjoy the weekend shopping, watching your favorite spring sports or learning a new instrument.

Spring is finally here! Start off the new season with plenty of activities in the community.

Find deals at the Take 2 Children's Consignment Sale, meet Springfield Patch and get a free Patch T-shirt at the "Shop Til You Drop" event or check out the Holy Cross Craft Fair.

Start some spring planting at or take the time to learn a musical instrument this season.

Cheer on your favorite sports teams as they begin their spring season too!

When: Friday, March 23 from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m.

Where: , 50 Powell Rd.

Why Go: The Junior Women's Club of Springfield is hosting their 11th annual Shop Til You Drop Event. There will be over 20 unique vendors and crafters displaying fares. Tables for raffles, makeovers, massages and cooking demos will also be provided. Get a free Patch T-shirt.

Price: Open to the public

When: Friday, March 23 from 11:30 a.m. until 6 p.m. and Saturday, March 24 from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m.

Where: , 200 West Sproul Rd.

Why Go: Saint Kevin's is hosting a cash only Children's Consignment Sale. There will be three vendors on both days of the sale as well as a raffle. Participants have the opportunity to win a $25 gift certificate to , a $25 gift certificate to The Original Colonial Village Meat Market or a $35 gift certificate to Springfield Pasta Company. Go green and bring your own shopping bags! 

Price: Open to the public

When: Saturday, March 24 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.

Where: , 240 N. Bishop Ave.

Why Go: Holy Cross Home and School Association is hosting the annual craft fair this Saturday in the Parish Hall. Over 80 vendors will be present with crafts, candles, jewelry and more. Food and beverages will also be for sale.

Price: Open to the public

When: Saturday, March 24 from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m.

Where: , 933 Baltimore Pike

Why Go: Princeton Presbyterian Church invites families to come bake their own pretzels!  In the celebration of Lent participants will also be able to plant radishes, lettuce and other early Spring planting. Everyone is invited to join in the activities.

Price: Free

When: Saturday, March 24 at 4 p.m.

Where: , 1025 E. Woodland Ave. 

Why Go: George's Music is hosting an introduction to finger style. Guitarists from around the world have employed finger picking in a variety of musical styles. Learn how to play rapid arpeggios, play a bass line and melody all by yourself and as well as play the melody and chords at the same time. This workshop will explore a variety of styles from jazz, blues, bluegrass and classical traditions.  

Price: Free





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Leslie Truluck March 23, 2012 at 03:40 PM
I'm looking forward to the event. Who else is going?


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