Saint Luke Catholic Church in Smyrna, TN is hosting its annual International Fall Festival from Friday September 20th to Sunday September 22nd. The 3-day event will include a huge yard sale, local vendors, international food booths, live music, a kids area, and much more. Admission is free. Food tickets and games wristbands can be purchased on-site. All proceeds go to Saint Luke Catholic Church.
The yard sale opens Friday morning at 7 a.m. on the church’s grounds. A food booth selling snacks and vendor booths will also be open for guests to shop. Inside the church will be a silent auction. The yard sale and vendor booths will close at 5 p.m. A new event this year is “BBQ & Bluegrass.” This begins at 5 p.m. in the pavilion at the back of the church. Plates of pulled pork BBQ, coleslaw, baked beans, & watermelon will be sold for $15 each. (Tea & water is included.) Guests may purchase sodas, beer, & desserts at an additional cost. Entertainment will include cloggers, square dancing, and live bluegrass music.
On Saturday the 21st, the yard sale and vendor booths open at 7 a.m. Guests can shop, make bids at the silent auction, purchase a pastry from the bake sale, and get breakfast at the Knights of Columbus food tent. The kids area opens at 9 a.m. and offers bounce houses, face painting, a fire truck and fire safety house (courtesy of Smyrna Fire Department), bowling (courtesy of Smyrna Bowling Center), and more! Live music starts at 10 a.m. and features local family-friendly acts. The Beer Garden and international food tents also open for lunch. These will include Mexican, Filipino, Italian, Guatemalan, Polish, and Cajun. The festivities will end at 3 p.m.
Sunday concludes the festival weekend. Pizza (courtesy of Hunt Brothers) and ice cream is sold in the church’s social hall at noon. The silent auction closes at 1 p.m. and raffle prizes are awarded.
For more information, contact Saint Luke Catholic Church at (615) 459-9672 or visit www.facebook.com/StLukeFallFest.
Saint Luke Catholic Church enjoys a rich, varied heritage. Our efforts are to promote spiritual growth, teach the Good News, develop community, foster the family, protect the weak and comfort the sick and dying. As a Eucharistic people, united in the one perfect sacrifice of the Lord, we are called to selflessly offer ourselves in service to God and to one another.