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

Xavieran Mission: Festival with food and beverages, game booths, mission tent and bake sale, 3-11 p.m. June 22; noon-7 p.m. June 23. Elaine Rewolinski, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "What's going on in Milwaukee this week: June 21-27," 20 June 2019 Honey’s floral sweetness plays beautifully with thyme’s herbaceous notes, for a sophisticated upgrade to a bake sale classic. Kari Sonde, Washington Post, "Raise the (cookie) bar with these 7 irresistible recipes," 17 June 2019 There was just a great bake sale around here where a lot of really talented bakers donated baked goods and all the proceeds went to RAICES and reunited families that have been torn apart. Fariha Róisín, Bon Appétit, "Alex Koones on Creating a Dining Space for New York's Queer Community," 17 June 2019 Mexico has become a nation of unmarked graves where a small army of grieving mothers financed by bake sales search for their missing children. David Luhnow, WSJ, "Latin America Is the Murder Capital of the World," 20 Sep. 2018 Holy Apostles: Family Festival with rides and games, crafts and rummage, bake sale and bingo, 3:30-10:30 p.m. June 21; 12:30-10:30 p.m. June 22; 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. June 23. Elaine Rewolinski, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "What's going on in Milwaukee this week: June 21-27," 20 June 2019 Craft fair, bake sale, silent auction, fact painting. Ramona Sentinel, "Ramona Calendar of Events: June 20-26," 20 June 2019 Rector Luke Back says in addition to the cookout, petting zoo, pony rides, bake sale and plant sale, the event was a day when the parish recognized that dogs are such wonderful companions. Gina Grillo,, "Lake Forest church celebrates dogs as 'spectacular example of unconditional love'," 10 June 2019 Presbyterian Church: Fallfest, features raffle and auction, bake sale, food and beverages, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 4, 1455 S. 97th St., West Allis, (414) 453-3710. Elaine Rewolinski, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Your weekly entertainment calendar, Nov. 3-9," 2 Nov. 2017

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First Known Use of bake sale

1902, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of bake sale

US : an event in which people try to earn money by selling baked foods (such as cookies and pies)

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