Swiss Pantry will be hosting its annual open house and customer appreciation day from 8 a.m.–5 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 5. There will be Christmas specialties to sample such as apple butter, fruitcake and cheese balls. There will be a variety of vendors in attendance. Swiss Pantry will be serving free donuts, hot chocolate and coffee. A yard sale will be available to benefit Aid for Haiti. Purchases at the food tent will benefit the Blue Monarch. Plus, there will be a 10 percent off store-wide sale, except for baked goods. The Swiss Pantry is located at 10026 David Crockett Pkwy., Belvidere.