Following is a list of bazaars planned as fund-raisers by various Quad-City area churches, schools and other not-for-profit groups.

Beginning next Sunday and continuing weekly through the bazaar season, you’ll find a listing for the upcoming week in this section.

If your organization isn’t listed and you’d like it to be, please fill out the accompanying coupon and send it to the Times or e-mail the same information to

Your event will be listed in the week in which it will be held.


Wednesday, Oct. 3

Ziegler Memorial Lutheran Church: Ye Olde Country Store, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., 3449 New Era Road, Muscatine, Iowa. Arts and crafts, quilt, raffle. Luncheon, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., noodle dinners and items priced separately. Proceeds go to the church.

Saturday, Oct. 6

Community of Christ Church: annual Fall Festival, Fit for a Queen, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Circle M Hall, 611 N. Main, Maquoketa, Iowa. Baked goods, crafts, art items and more. Admission, $2. Proceeds go to church maintenance and operation and various charitable organizations.

Sunday, Oct. 7

Elwood (Iowa) United Methodist Church: Fall Festival, 4-7 p.m., 1838 127th St., Elwood. Breads, rolls, pies, cakes, jams, jellies, honey and more. Cattleman's Roast Beef Dinner with homemade salads and desserts. Adults, $8; K-6th grade, $4.50; Pre-K, $2. Proceeds go to the church.

Jackson County (Iowa) Historical Society Museum: Pioneer Day, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 1212 E. Quarry St., Maquoketa. Cowboy mounted shooting and pioneer demonstrations, steam engine, crafts, bake sale, kids games, quilt show, country store and more. Cowboy cookout, butterfly pork chop ($6) or steak sandwich ($8). Also includes potato, beans, coleslaw, cookies and drink. Proceeds go to the historical society.

Wednesday, Oct. 10

Community United Church of Christ: annual smorgasbord, 4-7 p.m., 346 Chicago Ave., Savanna, Ill. Ham balls, chicken, roast pork, roast beef, squash, corn, carrots, salad bar. $7 in advance; $7.50 at the door. Proceeds go to the women’s fellowship for the church.

Illinois City (Ill.) United Methodist Church: Fall Dinner and Bazaar, 3-7 p.m., 12507 238th St. W, Illinois City. Homemade noodles and baked goods. Chicken noodle dinner, salads, desserts, vegetables, mashed potatoes, $8.50. Proceeds go to church projects.

Thursday-Saturday, Oct. 11-13

St.  Mark Lutheran Church: Church wide Rummage Sale, Bake Sale and Bazaar, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily, 2363 W. 3rd St., Davenport. Many crafted items, rummage sale, baked goods. Free coffee. Proceeds go to Phase 2 Renovation for the lounge/fellowship area.

Saturday, Oct. 13

West High School Vocal Music: 3rd annual West High Fall Craft Fair, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 3505 W. Locust St., Davenport. Bake sale, jewelry, blankets, hand-painted items, wood items, candles, linens, gourd art, seasonal items, raffle, 50/50 drawing. Luncheon, soups, garlic breadsticks, maid-rites, tacos in a bag, hotdogs, sub sandwiches, snack items. A la carte prices. Proceeds go to the West High School vocal music program.

Sunday, Oct. 14

Grace Lutheran Women: Octoberfeast, 4-7 p.m., Grace Lutheran Church, 415 10th St., DeWitt, Iowa. Cookie/candy walk, crafts, jams, jellies, homemade breads and more. Dinner, roast beef and baked chicken, garlic mashed potatoes, corn cobettes, baked beans, fresh baked bread, salad bar, pies and beverages. Adults in advance, $6.50; at the door adults, $7.50; children, $3.50. Proceeds go to the kitchen fund.

Friday, Oct. 19

Kahl Home for the Aged and Infirm: Holiday Bazaar and Bake Sale, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., 1101 W. 9th St., Davenport. Small tables, painted gourds, handmade items, no bake cookbooks, baked goods and more. Taco bar, 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Proceeds go to the home.

Saturday, Oct. 20

Beta Sigma Phi Society: 29th annual Craft Show, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Galva (Ill.) High School, 1020 N. Center Ave., Galva. Juried show with wood items, seasonal decorations, jewelry, sweatshirts and more. Luncheon, barbecue and ham sandwiches, fancy desserts and pies. 13 and older, $1. Proceeds go to community service projects.

Chancy Lutheran Church Women: Kountry Korners Bazaar, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., 2315 Wallace St., Clinton, Iowa. Quilts, crafts, baby items. Salad luncheon, sandwiches, salads, bar cookies. Adults, $4.50; children, $1.50. Proceeds go to various church projects.

First Congregational United Church of Christ: Harvest of Crafts, 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., 520 E. 11th St., DeWitt, Iowa. Baked goods, rummage sale, crafts. A la carte prices on sloppy joes, brats, homemade pies. Proceeds go to local charities.

Harmony Hills Church: Art and Craft Show, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., 1642 Tanglefoot Lane, Bettendorf. Holiday gifts and decorations, hand-painted items, bake sale, candles. Luncheon, homemade soups and sandwiches, desserts, beverages, $5. Proceeds go to A.B.W. ministries.

Wilton (Iowa) Presbyterian Women: Harvest Home Bazaar, 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Wilton Presbyterian Church, 213 W. 5th St., Wilton. Bake sale, homemade noodles, crafts, baby quilt, doll quilts. Luncheon, soup, sandwiches, homemade pies. A la carte prices. Proceeds go to various mission projects.

Saturday, Oct. 27

Argo Fay Methodist Church: Roast Beef and Pork Supper, 4-8 p.m., 4928 Oil Valley School Road, Mount Carroll, Ill. Bake sale, rag rugs, craft items. Supper, roast beef and pork, mashed potatoes, gravy, corn, homemade rolls, salad, dessert bar. Adults, $8; children ages 6-12, $4; free for preschool age children. Proceeds go to the church general fund

St. Mark's Lutheran Church: Fall Bazaar, Bake Sale, Luncheon, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., 102 W. Church St., Oxford Junction, Iowa. Holiday craft items, hand-crafted wooden and cloth items, bake sale, raffle and more. Luncheon, hot chicken and beef burger sandwiches, salad bar, pie and cake. Adults, $6; children younger than 12, $3; preschool, free. Proceeds go to various church projects.


Friday, Nov. 2

Genesis West Auxiliary: Holiday Magic, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., 1401 W. Central Park Ave., Davenport. Hand-sewn items, crafts, baked goods, locally decorated holiday wreaths and more. Proceeds go to the auxiliary.

Friday-Saturday, Nov. 2-3

West Park Presbyterian Church: HollyDaze Bazaar, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, 4209 W. Locust St., Davenport. Christmas decorations, Barbie clothes, jewelry, wreaths, bake sale, candy, afghans. Lunch served all day on Friday and until 2 p.m. on Saturday. Proceeds benefit the general fund.

Saturday, Nov. 3

Community of Christ Church: Christmas Village Bazaar and Luncheon, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., 2607 Bidwell Road, Muscatine, Iowa. Christmas shop with ornaments, wall decorations and wreaths, gift baskets, homemade candy, pies, bread, noodles, crafts and cookie walk. Luncheon, soup, hot turkey and hot beef sandwiches, chicken and noodles, desserts, a la carte prices. Proceeds go towards special church projects.

Faith Lutheran Church Women: 18th annual Bazaar and Luncheon, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., 505 2nd St., Calamus, Iowa. Homemade noodles, cookie walk, bake sale, crafts. Luncheon, chicken casserole, salad, roll, beverage, homemade pie, $5. Proceeds go to missions.

Faith United Church of Christ: Holiday Happenings, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., 1630 W. 38th St., Davenport. Bake shop, holiday crafts, cookies by the pound and attic shop. Breakfast, 8-10 a.m. Lunch buffet, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Proceeds go to the church.

Friends of the Bettendorf Public Library: Holiday Bazaar, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 2950 Learning Campus Drive, Bettendorf. Hand-stitched products, porcelain painted pieces, pillows, floral arrangements, wooden items, packaged food products and seasonal items. Proceeds go to Friends of the Bettendorf Public Library.

Holy Family Church and All Saints Catholic School: annual Christmas Bazaar, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., 1926 N. Marquette St., Davenport. Personalized Christmas ornaments, handcrafted gifts, bake sale and more. Breakfast, coffee and rolls. Luncheon, chicken salad croissants, soup, hot dogs and desserts. Proceeds go to the church and school.

Orion (Ill.) PTA: Country Crossroads Craft Fair, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Orion High School, 1100 13th St. Handmade crafts, bake sale, lunch and more. Proceeds go to the Orion PTA.

Prince of Peace Parish and School: Winter Fantasy Arts and Crafts Show and Fall Luncheon, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Central Catholic Auditorium, 525 8th Ave. S, Clinton, Iowa. Floral and wood crafts, American Girl doll clothes, bake sale, candles, soaps and more. Luncheon, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., chicken casserole, homemade salads and desserts, $5. Carry-out available. Proceeds go to school and parish youth group.

St. John's United Methodist Women: A Taste of Autumn, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., 14th and Brady streets, Davenport. Baked goods, candy, noodles, jams and jellies, cookies, coffee and seasonal crafts and decorations. Luncheon program with music by the Harmonaires, noon, $10. Proceeds go to missions.

United Methodist Women: Holiday Bazaar, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., United Methodist Church, 113 E. 5th St., West Liberty, Iowa. Baked goods, candy, nuts, jams, jellies, crafts. Lunch, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., roast beef, turkey, assorted salads, vegetables, homemade rolls, homemade pies, beverages, free will offering. Proceeds go to numerous church missions.

Saturday-Sunday, Nov. 3-4

Our Lady of Victory Church: Christmas Carousel Bazaar, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, 4105 N. Division St., Davenport. Christmas ornaments, wood items, doll clothes, American Girl Doll raffle, toys, bake shop, candy shop, baskets, florals. Breakfast, bagels, homemade rolls, doughnuts, coffee, juice. Lunch, homemade soups, chicken salad croissants, hot dogs, pumpkin bars, pumpkin pie. Proceeds go to the church.

Friday-Sunday, Nov. 9-11

Playcrafter’s Barn Theater: Mrs. Claus’ Cupboard, 4-5:30 p.m. (special pre-sale) and 6-9 p.m. Friday; 6-9 p.m. Saturday; and 1:30-5 p.m. Sunday, Playcrafter’s Barn Theater, 4950 35th Ave., Moline. Gift baskets, gift items, decorated Christmas trees. Proceeds go to the theater.

Friday, Nov. 9

First Christian Church: Harvest Dinner and Bazaar, 4 p.m., 510 E. 15th St., Davenport. Crafts, seasonal decorations, cookies, cakes, pies. Dinner, 5-7 p.m.; adults, $8; children, $4. Reservations required, (563) 322-0929. Proceeds go to missions and local charitable organizations.

Genesis East Auxiliary: Holiday Magic, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., 1227 E. Rusholme St., Davenport. Personalized ornaments, baked goods, locally decorated holiday wreaths, handmade needlework and more. Proceeds go to the auxiliary.

VFW 9128 Auxiliary: Cancer Bazaar, 2-8 p.m., 2902 State St., Bettendorf. Homemade items, baked goods, raffle and more. Dinner, catfish, choice of potato, salad bar, $5.50. Proceeds go to the Cancer Association.

Saturday, Nov. 10

Bettendorf Presbyterian Church: Craft Bazaar, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 1200 Middle Road, Bettendorf. Bake sale, stylish bags and purses, Christmas quilt, jewelry, ornaments, wreaths and more. Proceeds go to the church.

Fraternal Order of Eagles 235: Craft and Bake Sale, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., 4401 W. Locust St., Davenport. Wood items, jewelry, gourds, hand-painted items, fleece blankets, baked goods. Breakfast and lunch will be served. Proceeds go to various charities.

Island United Methodist Church: Harvest Festival, 10 a.m., 2598 Stewart Road, Muscatine, Iowa. Country store, homemade baked goods, hand-crafted items, holiday room with Christmas and gift ideas and auction (3 p.m.). Meals (11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.), turkey and gravy sandwiches, Kalona noodles, hamburgers, hotdogs, salads and desserts, free-will offering. Proceeds go to mission projects.

Savanna (Ill.) Women's Club: Christmas Craft and Gift Fair, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 2215 Wacker Road, Savanna. Ornaments, candles, wood items, doll clothes, jewelry, sweatshirts, gourds, birdhouses, baked goods and more. Breakfast, donuts, coffee, juice. Lunch, sandwiches, pizza, pop, homemade desserts. Proceeds go to community improvement projects.

Trinity Lutheran Church: annual Craft Show, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 1122 W. Central Park Ave., Davenport. Handmade items including baby items, jewelry, Christmas items, afghans, counted cross-stitch, floral arrangements, doll clothes, candles, soaps. Luncheon, homemade soups in bread bowls, barbecue sandwiches and hot apple dumplings with ice cream. Proceeds go to support the high school youth traveling to the National Lutheran Youth Gathering.

Saturday-Sunday, Nov. 10-11

St. Mary’s Altar and Rosary Society: 35th annual Bazaar, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday; and 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday, 525 Fillmore St., Davenport. Bake sale, crocheted and knitted items, Christmas items, raffle. Luncheon, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, $5. Authentic Mexican breakfast, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday, $5. Proceeds go to the church.

Sunday, Nov. 11

Humane Society of Scott County: Thanksgiving for the Animals Open House, 3-5 p.m., 5001 N. Brady St., Davenport. Pet toys and supplies, raffle, bake sale, pet photos ($5) and more. Proceeds go to the shelter.

Wednesday, Nov. 14

United Methodist Church of Wilton (Iowa): Holiday Bazaar, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., 1401 Maurer St., Wilton. Gift and craft shop, bake sale and more. Luncheon, chicken noodle soup, chili, hot chicken, salads, pies. Proceeds go to missions.

Friday-Saturday, Nov. 16-17

Lydia Circle at Calvary United Methodist Church: Heaven Sent Bazaar, 5-9 p.m. Friday; and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, 100 E. James St., Walcott, Iowa. Frozen entrees, baked goods, handmade crafts and more. Soup supper with entertainment on Friday. Proceeds go to mission projects.

Friday-Sunday, Nov. 16-18

Playcrafter’s Barn Theater: Mrs. Claus’ Cupboard, 6-9 p.m. Friday-Saturday; and 1:30-5 p.m. Sunday, Playcrafter’s Barn Theater, 4950 35th Ave., Moline. Gift baskets, gift items, decorated Christmas trees. Proceeds go to the theater.

Saturday, Nov. 17

Prime Timer’s of Bethel Assembly of God Church: Bazaar, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., 3535 38th Ave., Rock Island. Homemade items, canned goods, white elephant items, baked items. Breakfast, rolls and coffee, $1.50. Lunch, soup and sandwiches, $5. Desserts, $1.50 a piece. Proceeds go towards the sound system or major needs of the building.

Unity Christian School: Holiday Craft Show, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., 711 10th St., Fulton, Ill.. Hand-crafted items, bake sale, soaps, candles and more. Lunch, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., hot turkey sandwiches. Proceeds go to the school.

Women of the ELCA of First Lutheran Church of Moline: 15th annual Cookie Walk, noon to 2 p.m., 1230 5th Ave., Moline. Cookie walk, eyelash scarves, mittens, hats, crocheted items, Christmas ornaments, gift tags, cards and table of gently used household items. Coffee will be available. Proceeds go to local and national benevolences.

Saturday-Sunday, Nov. 17-18

St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church Altar and Rosary Society: Holiday Raffle, Bake Sale and Mini-Bazaar, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, 916 E. Rusholme, Davenport. Holiday items crafted by parish members, baked goods and candy, raffle baskets. Saturday luncheon/supper, soup, sandwiches, pie, beverages. Sunday breakfast, coffee, juice, cinnamon rolls. Sunday luncheon, bread, soup, desserts. Proceeds go to altar and rosary society.

Sunday, Nov. 18

Erie (Ill.) Lions Club: Craft Fair, noon to 4 p.m., Annex, Erie High School, 700 6th St., Erie. Home-crafted items including jewelry, needlework, toys and more. Lunch stand with barbecue sandwiches and hotdogs. Proceeds go to the Lions Club.

Saturday, Nov. 24

Playcrafter’s Barn Theater: Mrs. Claus’ Cupboard, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Playcrafter’s Barn Theater, 4950 35th Ave., Moline. Gift baskets, gift items,  decorated Christmas trees. Proceeds go to the theater.


Saturday, Dec. 1

Maquoketa (Iowa) United Church of Christ: Cookie Walk and More, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., 206 E. Platt St., Maquoketa. Cookies, crafts, food items. Coffee, rolls. Proceeds go to missions.

Wednesday, Dec. 5

Black Hawk College: annual International Holiday Bazaar, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., lower lobby, Building 1, Quad-Cities Campus, 6600 34th Ave., Moline. Holiday items, raffle tickets and more. Proceeds go to the International/English as a Second Language program.

Saturday, Dec. 8

Christ United Methodist Church: Cookie Walk, 7:30-10:30 a.m., 2330 W. 41st St., Davenport. Cookies and candies, $5.50 per pound. Proceeds go to missions.

Playcrafter’s Barn Theater: Mrs. Claus’ Cupboard, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Playcrafter’s Barn Theater, 4950 35th Ave., Moline. Gift baskets, gift items, decorated Christmas trees. Proceeds go to the theater.