This event is a time for members to invite spouses and friends to a festive German Beer Garden atmosphere with traditional German food, beer drinking, and live polka music. Octoberfest starts the new club year and serves as a time to get reacquainted after the summer break. This is not a fundraiser.
This is one of our major fundraisers. It is held the first weekend in November and is open to the public. Members donate clothes, household items, furniture, collectibles, and other miscellaneous items. A boutique section features finer clothes, shoes, and handbags. These items are collected all year to be sold to the public. There is no charge for this event. Contact the Club to donate items throughout the year.
Vendors sell their handmade items at this event. It is held outdoors on a Saturday in November. There is no charge for this event.
A Christmas Party for children ages 2 to 12. The children can have their photo taken with Santa, make an ornament, listen to stories, and write a letter to Santa. Snacks, drinks, and special treats are provided. This is a fun event for children.
The club does a cookie handout at one of the two walk nights. Cookies are provided by members. A donation box is displayed on the cookie table and all donations raised are given to help the Fig Garden Homeowners Association with Lane expenses for the year.
A festive holiday dinner utilizing members’ decorated tables from the previous day’s General Meeting. It is held the evening after the December meeting. Members often invite friends and family to join them in this non-hosted event.
FGWC holds one card party a year. This is a fundraising event and a lot of fun. Attendees can participate in Bridge, Bunco, and Mah jongg. Lunch is served, and participants are given the opportunity to win raffle prizes.
Open to all members. Members discuss the movie of the month which is chosen by the chair. It is held on the 2nd Friday of the month.
This is a major fundraiser for FGWC which is a three-day event held in the spring. Vendors purchase space in our Clubhouse to sell their antiques, memorabilia, and collectibles. Members contribute collectible items for our silent auction table. Salads, sandwiches, and pie are available for purchase.