DORSET >> The shopping day you have been waiting for is on Saturday, April 30 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Remember outside sales begin at 8:30 a.m.) at the Dorset Church. This year all outside merchandise such as baby accessories, ladies sweaters, sports gear, tools, garden equipment, small appliances, books, nature table and other items will go on sale outside at 8:30 a.m. There will be no early bird shopping. However, sale items inside the church will go on sale at 9 a.m. The bag sale will take place from Noon to 1 p.m.

The rummage sale is always packed with useful and interesting items at reasonable prices. There will be children's clothing and toys, women's separates, Ladies' Boutique, men's clothing, jewelry and accessories, footwear, linens, attic treasures, books, miscellaneous house wares, and small appliances. Christian Education members will be selling coffee, donuts and lunch.

Donations of clean, serviceable sprig and summer clothing (children's clothing is always appreciated), jewelry, purses, linens, kitchen and household items, houseplants and books will be accepted at the Dorset Church on Tuesday, April 26, Wednesday, April 27 and Thursday, April 28 from 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Please do not donate furniture, large appliances, TV's, stereo equipment, computer and computer related items.

The church is located at 143 Church Street, off Route 30 in Dorset. For more information call 867-2260.