In brief

Indoor Craft Show at Davison Farmer’s Market

DAVISON TWP. — The temperatures are dropping and time to move our amazing craft shows inside.

On Nov. 7, artisans will be on hand with gift ideas and specialty items for the upcoming holiday season. While looking for those special one of a kind gifts, stroll the market for the freshest in baked goods, decadent desserts and candies, eggs, meats, cheeses and so much more.

Everything a market could offer for your Thanksgiving and Christmas celebrations. The market continues to be concerned about the wellbeing of its patrons. Therefore, they continue wearing masks, practice social distancing and supply hand washing stations throughout the market.

The market is an environmentally friendly, safe place to meet your local community and have fun with the whole family, while supporting your local economy and farmers. The Davison Farmers Market always farm fresh and family friendly.

The Davison Farmers Market located at 8110 East Court St., open year-round from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.

Details: visit or follow us on Facebook. — G.G.

Toys for Tots drive at VFW Post 822

BURTON — Toys for Tots Drive-Thru at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 822, 5065 S. Saginaw St., on Nov. 19 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

A meal available consisting of soup, (chicken noodle or chili), sandwich, (ham, turkey, or tuna salad,) and chips for $7.

All profits go to toys for tots. Cash donations accepted.

Details: Call 810-742-1995. — G.G.

County announces assistance program

GENESEE COUNTY — Genesee County has announced a county-wide Small Business Assistance Grant Opportunity for low/ moderate-income business owners impacted by COVID- 19. Please help us spread the word to any businesses you may know with 25 employees or less and a low/moderate-income owner. Grants will be available in amounts up to $10,000. Eligible costs under the grant include items such as PPE, supplies/inventory, staff payroll or wages, and rent/utility expenses. Grant awards will be eligible for costs incurred between March 16, 2020 and December 31, 2020.

For details, visit: — G.G.

Cat in the Hat craft

SWARTZ CREEK — The Swartz Creek Area Art Guild and artist Patrick Baldwin will host a Cat in the Hat craft time from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 7, at the Art Gallery, 8048 Miller Road, Suite G.

Children 3 to 5 years old can enjoy a Cat in the Hat story, craft and snack. Cost: $7. Registration:

This program is sponsored by the Greater Flint Arts Council Share Art Genesee grant program. — L.R.