Community and Tradition Returns with the Holly Days Church Bazaar
Wednesday, November 11 and Thursday, November 12 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. daily.
St. John’s Church campus on 1 West Macon Street across from Madison Square.
Parking is available in the church parking lot on Whitaker Street.
The 2020 Annual Holly Days Bazaar will be held on Wednesday and Thursday, November 11 and 12. The Holly Days Bazaar is one of the oldest traditions in Savannah, now celebrating over 70 years of fundraising for area charities, sponsored by the Women of St. John’s Church.
For the first time, artists will be on-site for an in-person art show featuring low country-inspired paintings, handmade jewelry, and more. Twenty percent of all art show sales will go to local charities.
The Silent Auction is a main feature of the bazaar and items may be viewed on the ground floor of the Green Meldrim House from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. daily. Charity auction items include restaurant gift certificates, exceptional wines, vacation getaways, intimate parties, and more. Due to the pandemic, all bidding will be done on-line. Visit the bazaar’s Facebook page for updates on auction items and registration for bidding.
Instead of seating dining, COVID has inspired a Pre-ordered Picnic Lunch with all the St. John’s delicious classics, including shrimp salad, chicken salad, and pimento cheese. Pre-ordered quarts of chili and soup will be available at $15 per quart, complete with a box of Jiffy Corn Bread Mix. Free delivery is available to downtown businesses for orders of $50 or more. Contact Nita Ann Klein at firstname.lastname@example.org or 912-658-1005. There will be last-minute food items available on bazaar days on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Proceeds from the Holly Days Bazaar support the community outreach of the Women of St. John’s that help over 25 organizations, including Urban Hope, preservation of the historic Green-Meldrim House, The Living Vine, and Greenbriar Children’s Center. Proceeds also go to help the “Back Pack Buddies” program, part of America’s Second Harvest, which provides backpacks of food to children at risk of hunger while they are away from school, over the weekends, and during holidays.