bake sale


Definition of bake sale

: a fund-raising event at which usually homemade foods (such as cakes and cookies) are sold

Examples of bake sale in a Sentence

They organized a bake sale to raise money for the church.
Recent Examples on the Web Rockaway Beach: See the parade starting at 11 a.m., then take in the bake sale, dachshund races, National Guard flyover; the fireworks show to cap the holiday fun at dusk. oregonlive, 28 June 2022 Over the past two years, more than 3,000 people across four continents have joined in, baking pastries and raising over $2.5 million for local causes in what's essentially become the world's largest bake sale. San Francisco Chronicle, 20 June 2022 The shop will open at 8 a.m., the same time a bake sale will be set up outside to support JR's Pups-n-Stuff Dog Rescue. Piet Levy, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 21 Apr. 2022 The event also included food, a bake sale and a range of entertainment options including music, dancing, bingo and an open mic. David Sharos, Chicago Tribune, 5 June 2022 The dinner will also feature a bake sale and games. Shirley Macfarland, cleveland, 26 May 2022 The East Windsor Garden Club will host a plant sale, bake sale and tag sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 14, at the Old Melrose Schoolhouse, 195 Melrose Road. Hartford Courant, 28 Apr. 2022 Their Portland chapter is hosting a rummage sale and bake sale to raise funds for their scholarship fund, AHIVOY and Growing Gardens. Michael Alberty | For The Oregonian/oregonlive, oregonlive, 4 May 2022 Reserve a table now or donate bakery items for the bake sale. Carol Kovach, cleveland, 10 Nov. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of bake sale

1897, in the meaning defined above

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26 Jul 2022

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“Bake sale.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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