Frugal Family: Dallas Church Hosts Consignment Sale This Week
Also, "Courageous," the fourth movie by local natives Stephen and Alex Kendrick, will debut across the nation on Friday; and free tickets are being offered by one church.
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1. Dallas First United Methodist Church Consignment Sale
Deal: Around 160 sellers are expected to participate in the Heavenly Hand-Me-Downs Consignment Sale in Dallas this week. Cash or checks only will be accepted. Many items will be half off on Saturday.
When: Thursday, 6 to 8 p.m.; Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Family Life Center, Dallas First United Methodist Church, 141 East Memorial Drive.
Cost: Free admission except for the Thursday preview sale at $5 each plus five cans of food.
2. Free 'Courageous' Movie Tickets on Saturday
Deal: An Austell church is giving away free tickets to "Courageous," a new film by two graduates of Cumberland Christian Academy in Austell. Dr. David O'Dell, pastor of First Baptist Church Austell, said the church has bought nearly 300 tickets for the 7:40 p.m. showing on Saturday at Regal Cinemas, 2480 East-West Connector, Austell.
"Courageous," written by brothers Stephen and Alex Kendrick, will debut Friday. Stephen produced the film; Alex directed and acts in the movie. Through Sherwood Baptist Church in Albany, the Kendricks also have made these movies - "Flywheel," "Facing the Giants" and "Fireproof." For "Courageous," the PG-13 storyline concerns police officers needing to be just as courageous at home as they are on the field.
Just as they paid tribute to their father, Dr. Larry Kendrick, in "Facing the Giants," they also acknowledge their father's courage in not only rearing them in a godly manner but founding Cumberland Christian Academy of which he has been the headmaster for the last 22 years. However, this year their father will transition to being the headmaster emeritus as he and his wife move to Albany to be near their three sons and their families.
When: 7:40 p.m., Saturday.
Where: Regal Cinemas, 2480 East-West Connector, Austell.
3. Another 'Courageous' Special at Movies 278
Deal: Besides Regal Cinemas in Austell, the closest location to see "Courageous" will be in Hiram at Movies 278. Customer Bail-Out Tuesdays are back at Movies 278 in Hiram. Movies are $5 for all movies and $6 for 3D movies. Also on Tuesdays, a medium drink and popcorn combo is $5.
When: Only on Tuesdays.
Where: Movies 278, 185 Metromont Road, Hiram.
Costs: $5 for movies, $6 for 3D movies, $5 for medium drink and popcorn combo - again only on Tuesdays.
4. Paulding Cooks for Charity on Saturday
Deal: The Paulding Business Association and North Paulding Business Networking are sponsoring this charity event. Local businesses will be offering food samples and games for $1 each to benefit Paulding charities. You also may vote for your favorite taste. Parking and admission are free.
Emceed by Thunder Pinard, free entertainment will be presented by:
- Kelsi Archer ~ 11 a.m.
- Layla Southern ~ noon
- Jimmy Dean Chotas ~ 1:15 p.m.
- Brandon Wylie ~ 2:30 p.m.
- The Backyard Hillbillies ~ 3:45 p.m.
When: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday.
Where: Village Walk Shopping Center, U.S. 278 at Seaboard Drive, Dallas.
Cost: $1 per food sample or game; free parking and admission.
5. Make Money with Your Arts, Crafts
Deal: Spaces are available for rent to those interested in selling their original arts and crafts in the annual Fall Fest of the Paulding Fine Arts Association on Oct. 8 in downtown Dallas. Original arts and crafts "of a family-oriented nature" may be displayed and sold, but 10-foot by 10-foot spaces are limited to 30 exhibitors.
Here is the application. Checks should be made payable to Paulding Fine Arts Association or PFAA. Entries should be postmarked by Oct. 6 and mailed to:
Paulding Fine Arts Association
P.O. Box 403
Dallas, GA 30132
However, late applications will be accepted by bringing your application and booth fee to the festival by 7:30 a.m. on Oct. 8.
When: 7 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. for set-up; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for festival.
Where: Main Street, Dallas.
Costs: $20 for Paulding Fine Arts Association members, $40 for nonmembers.
Contacts: firstname.lastname@example.org, Christy Morehouse at 770-443-9283 or PFAA main number at 770-443-1649.