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Vendors sought for Vendor Extravaganza

FLINT — The Mott Community College Travel Club, an MCC student organization, is inviting vendors, crafters and home sales distributors to participate in their Vendor Extravaganza, scheduled to take place 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Dec. 14 in the MCC Event Center. This event is free and open to the public.

The cost for anyone interested in vending products or services is $25 for a table and two chairs. The deadline for requesting tables is Dec. 7.

Students who participate in the MCC Travel Club have an opportunity to gain knowledge and understanding of different cultures around the world through a variety of fund raising activities and excursions.

Details: Call 810-762-0429 or e-mail wanda. stitt@mcc.edu.— G.G.

Journey to Bethlehem at Davison Missionary Church

DAVISON TWP. — A long time ago in a land far away the events of one mysterious night in Bethlehem started the celebration of Christmas. What would Bethlehem have been like at the time of Christ’s birth 2000 years ago?

Experience the sight and sounds of Bethlehem at Davison Missionary Church, 1481 N. Gale Rd., on Dec. 1-2 from 3-7 p.m. Visit a live historic interpretation of Bethlehem and a living nativity.

Your journey will begin by listening to the sounds of Christmas, and led by a family guide, your family or group will go back in time. As travelers to the ancient city, walk through the events leading to the birth of Christ.

Groups will be starting their journey every few minutes. Details: Call 810-653-2484. — G.G.

Print fair at the FIA

FLINT — The Flint Institute of Arts will present the 2012 Print Fair on Dec. 8-9. The event will include several nationally recognized print dealers featuring a broad variety of prints from Old Masters to works by contemporary artists. Exceptional works on paper in a wide range of subject matter will be for sale to the public at comparable prices.

The print dealers and museum staff will be available to provide information on various printmaking techniques from etchings to lithographs and offer insights into the background and importance of the artist. This popular annual event is an ideal opportunity for novice collectors to begin a collection and for connoisseurs to build up existing ones.

The Fair opens to members and the public on Dec. 8 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Dec. 9 from 1-5 p.m. There is no admission charge.

The Flint Institute of Arts is located just two blocks off I-475 in the Flint Cultural Center between the University of Michigan-Flint and Mott Community College.— G.G.


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