ATTENTION VENDORS AND CRAFTERS! Elk River Backpack Blessings is holding our vendor sale on Saturday, June 2, 2018. Doors will open to the public from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. The event is being held at Mt. Tabor in Pinch. We will be selling hot dogs and BBQs again this year. Registration is $20 per table plus something from your collection to raffle off. We only accept one vendor per comapny so please contact, Jennifer O'Dell at (304)389-0393. You can also let us know via our E
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