Fenning, Esther Talbot, St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)
The Salvation Army will sponsor a Harvest Festival from 11 a.m. to approximately 3 p.m. Saturday at the Salvation Army, 24 Faye Avenue, St. Charles. A number of items donated by restaurants, businesses and civic organizations will be sold at an oral auction. Admission will be free. For information call 946-7966.
Harvest Dinner A harvest dinner is set for 6 p.m. Sunday in Lakers' Hall at First Baptist Church, 2230 Lake Saint Louis Boulevard, Lake Saint Louis. For information call 625-8476. Thanksgiving Dinner A Thanksgiving dinner will be served at 5 p.m. Sunday in the gym at First Baptist Church of Harvester, 4075 Highway 94 South, St. Charles. A brief service will follow the meal. For information call 447-5123. Advent Wreaths An event to celebrate the coming of Advent will be at 9 a.m. Sunday at Trinity Episcopal Church, 318 South Duchesne Drive, St. Charles. Participants will decorate gingerbread cookies and make Advent wreaths. A pancake breakfast will be served. The cost will be $2 for adults and $1 for children. For information call 949- 0160. Silent Auction A silent auction is set for 5 to 6:25 p.m. Sunday at First Baptist Church of St. Peters, 3533 Mid Rivers Mall Drive, St. Peters. Proceeds from the sale of crafts and baked goods will be given to the world missions offering. For information call 278- 3404. Pot Roast The Ladies Sodality will have its annual pot-roast dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday at St. Charles Borromeo Church, 4th and Decatur Streets, St. Charles. The cost for the all-you-can-eat dinner will be $6 for adults and $3 for children ages 6 to 10. For information call Barb at 947-3939. Thanksgiving Eve A Thanksgiving eve service is set for 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in the nave of Dardenne Presbyterian Church, 7400 Highway N, Dardenne Prairie. There will be hymn singing, prayers and an offering to supplement the Helping Hand Fund, which supports the poor of St. Charles County. The regular Wednesday night program will be canceled. For information call 561-4347. Congregational Meeting A congregational meeting and Thanksgiving dinner will start at 5 p.m. Sunday at Grace United Church of Christ, 8326 Mexico Road, St. Peters. The no-cook dinners will consist of chicken from a fast-food restaurant. For information call 272-7620. Potluck Dinner A Thanksgiving potluck dinner will start at 5 p.m. Sunday at Messiah Lutheran Church, 5911 Highway 94 South, St. Charles. Each family is asked to bring three or four side dishes to share. Turkey and drinks will be provided. Entertainment will be featured. Messiah Lutheran will have a Thanksgiving eve service at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. For information call 926-9773. Blood Drive An American Red Cross Blood Drive is set for 3 to 7 p.m. Monday at Firs t United Methodist Church, 801 First Capitol Drive, St. Charles. For information call 947-0066. Joint Worship Sts. Joachim and Ann Catholic Church and The United Methodist Church of the Shepherd in St. Charles will have a joint Thanksgiving worship service in celebration of the No Hunger Holiday program at 7 p.m. Monday at The United Methodist Church of the Shepherd, 4116 McClay Road, St. Charles. For information call 441-2434. Thanksgiving Service The public is invited to a Thanksgiving service at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Faith United Methodist Church, 2950 Droste Road, St. Charles. Participating churches will be St. Charles Presbyterian, St. John's United Church of Christ, First United Methodist Church and Friedens United Church of Christ. A combined choir and the St. Charles Chamber Orchestra will perform. …