Renowned artist to visit Thursday

Mark Roberts, who started his own company in 1984 and is famous for his elegantly designed collectible fairies, elves, Santas and other Christmas and Halloween merchandise, will hold a one-day event from 1-4 p.m. Thursday at With Garden Flair, 2206 Pacific Ave, Stockton.

Roberts does a handful of appearances across the country each year and visits with collectors, signs merchandise and poses for photos.

For information and signing tour schedules, visit the Mark Roberts website at http://www.christmas-magic.com.

Thanksgiving donations sought

Sierra Vista Housing Development’s community council is accepting donations for Thanksgiving food baskets for residents.

Anyone wanting to donate food or money may call Georgia Brownlee at (209) 430-3505.