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20th Annual Fall Festival in Carmi, IL ~ Saturday, September 21st

Saturday, September 21at from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Come on out to the BCHFS campus and enjoy lots of game booths, a free lunch, entertainment, quilt auction, and a silent auction of crafts and specialty items. Come share in this day of celebration as we benefit the children and families in our care – and learn a little more about BCHFS along the way.

This year’s festival promises to be another great experience featuring:

  • Interactive Games and Booths
  • Live Entertainment
  • Quilt Auction (at 12:30 pm) and Silent Auction
  • Complimentary Lunch
  • Campus & Cottage Tours
  • Free Admission and Free Parking (make sure to bring a lawn chair)

Donate a Quilt or Silent Auction Item
Antique or newly made king, queens, full, twin can be entered in the quilt auction. Quality handmade arts/crafts, theme baskets, men, women, children items of interest for silent auction (please no used or yard sale items). Note: All silent auction entries should be at the BCHFS offices no later than noon on September 20, quilts by September 13.

QUILTS NOTE: To adequately prepare, the festival committee requires that quilts be on the campus by September 10. When entering, please include in writing the name of the pattern, size of the quilt and approximate date the quilt was made. The quilts auction will begin at 12:30 pm.

SILENT AUCTION: Quality hand-made arts and crafts, including crochet and other yarn/needlework may be entered in the silent auction. Funds from both auctions benefit BCHFS ministries around Illinois, so enter your very best and come prepared to bid! We need these items no later than September 20.

How do YOU participate in the Fall Festival?
Provide a booth, donate a quilt or auction item, or volunteer while sharing in the great fun.

Please help us by enlisting your Sunday school class, WMU group, youth group, or even your Senior Adults to provide a booth. We hope that you will promote this as an opportunity to serve our ministries in Illinois. Please encourage your church family to attend this event. It will give them an opportunity to see our campus and to enjoy a fun-filled day!

  • When: Saturday, September 21, 2019; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Where: BCHFS Residential Care, Carmi Campus – 949 County Road, 1300 N, Carmi.
  • Cost: Everything (with the exception of the quilt and live auctions) is FREE to the public!
  • REGISTER (for any event) or for more information, please contact Nancy Wall at 618-382-4164 or by email.

Download a flyer to share at your business here!

Interested in sponsoring this year’s Fall Festival? Download a sponsorship form here!