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McLean Womean’s Club to Hold ‘MarketPlace’ Fundraiser

The Woman’s Club of McLean is holding its annual MarketPlace fundraiser in conjunction with its Holiday Homes Tour, both of which are scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 1. The MarketPlace will be open from 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. at the Trinity United Methodist Church, located at 1205 Dolley Madison Blvd., McLean.

The event will feature over a dozen local vendors, a silent auction of goods and services from numerous local providers, a lunch facility and tickets for the McLean Holiday Homes Tour, which will take place from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. The MarketPlace will also serve as the home base for free shuttle buses to the tour. Car parking will be available at the church.

Among the vendors that will be at the MarketPlace are Dave’s Candy, Name Droppers, Juicy Jack Adventures and Two Laughing Ladies. The silent auction will from 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m., with winners announced at 3:30 p.m. It is requested that bidders be present at that time, if possible.

All proceeds of the MarketPlace and the Holiday Homes Tour will be donated to local charities and nonprofits, such as Share, Inc., Capital Caring, the Wounded Warriors program, Alternative House, the McLean Project or the Arts, Claude Moore Colonial Farm, the McLean Volunteer Fire Department and Fisher House, as well as used for scholarships and education. For more information, call 703-556-0197 or mcleanwomansclub.org.