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Enjoy corn and pig roast on Aug 20

St. Mary's Episcopal Church of Basswood Grove, Hastings, will host its annual corn and pig roast and silent auction from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, on the grounds of the historic church in Denmark Township.

The Sacred Harp (ShapeNote) Singers and the Episcocats (a bluegrass group) will perform throughout the late afternoon / evening. There will be food for purchase including roasted corn-on-the-cob, pulled-pork sandwiches, hot dogs, brats, root beer floats, watermelon and assorted soft drinks. Other activities will include games for kids and a bake sale.

A silent auction will be available until 7 p.m. with such items as a week-long cottage stay on Cape Cod, weaving lessons, tickets to area events, homemade pumpkin pies for Thanksgiving, maple syrup and many other items from local businesses and individuals.

Admission is free. The corn and pig roast will take place rain or shine!

St. Mary's Basswood Grove Episcopal Church is located at 8435 S. St. Croix Trail, on County Road 21, between Hastings and Afton, about 1.5 miles south of Afton State Park. For details, call Barb Harmon at 715- 220-9918 or Nancy Rotramel at 651-528-1383.