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Ohio Furnace Baptist to have fall festival

The youth group at the Ohio Furnace Enterprise Baptist Church is hosting its fifth annual Fall Festival and Gospel Sing 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Saturday at the church.

Festivities include vendors, games for the kids, concessions, face painting, inflatables, a silent auction, entertainment and more.

Entertainment includes Andy McGinnis Ministries, Terri Webb, Lori Royster and Kenny Kelley Ministries, among others.

“Scentsy, Mary Kay, arts and crafts, household items and many other vendors will be at the festival,” Kyle Stormes, assistant youth director at the church, said. “The silent auction is loaded with great items this year. It should be a lot of fun.”

The festival has grown exponentially since the inaugural event in 2010.

“We had around a hundred people in attendance the first year we did this,” Stormes said. “Last year we had 300, so it keeps growing and that’s good.”

Proceeds from the festival help support the church’s youth department, which holds a free summer camp in Bidwell every year for students aged 12 and up. The camp is in Bidwell for a week every summer. The festival is the major fundraiser for the camp.

For further information or for vendor booth space, call Stormes at 740-479-1501 or email ofygroup@yahoo.com.

The church is located at 3132 Haverhill Ohio-Furnace Road.