Benito Craft and Trade Show Going Strong after 20 Years

Pictured above: Bill Woytkiw and his son were 1st in line for Martha Verhoek’s peanut butter squares while Rose Chernenkoff dropped off her baking at the United Church table.

Submitted by: Karen Gade | The balmy temperatures encouraged shoppers to attend one of the most successful Benito United Church Craft and Trade Show’s on Sat, December 2, 2017. After 20 years in the running, the event has remained very popular. 35 vendors were set up, ready and eager for the 10 am. start. Christmas baking and crafts as well as home based business items were all available for sale.

Lynn Coupland owner and operator of Lynn’s Plants and Things exhibited her unique “Fairy Gardens”

Isabelle Spitzke and Cindy Johnstone were kept busy selling beautifully handcrafted market baskets from Ghana. The proceeds earmarked for an education project there.

Crystal Englot had a well stocked display of Scentsy products and Urban Alloy specialties.

The lunch counter and tables were a welcome place for hungry shoppers.

Shoppers were able to enjoy a home cooked soup and sandwich lunch that included pie and a beverage. Thank you to everyone who came out and supported the church and the exhibitors.