Betty Jo Middleton offers visitors a chance on the afternoon raffle.
Mount Vernon Fifty artisans presented their work during the annual Holiday Shop at the Mt. Vernon Unitarian Church on Windmill Lane on Saturday, Nov. 17. Pottery, basketry, fiber arts, paper, photography, jewelry, orchids and crafts from India, Southeast Asia and South and Central America were available for purchase. The Holiday Shop is organized by the E.T., the Every Thursday women’s group at the church. A handmade quilt and a gingerbread house were donated for the raffle. Chef Mike Walker was in the kitchen of the Hollin Hall Mansion cooking up pots of Calico Bean Soup for the shoppers to enjoy and take home.