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October 11, 2012

Fall fair roundup

Oct. 14

Coastal Connections fifth annual craft fair, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Amesbury Sports Park, South Hunt Road, Amesbury.

Free Admission and free parking. Proceeds will benefit Coastal Connections programs for individuals with disabilities.

Nov. 3

17th annual “Village of Church Fairs,” 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at numerous Amesbury churches

Traditional offerings include crafts, baked goods, Christmas and Thanksgiving decorations, raffles and food. Maps and menus will be available at each participating church.

Market Street Baptist Church holiday fair, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 37 Market St., Amesbury.

Lunch buffet, General Store, gift table and cookie table. Browse the “Attic Treasures” featuring new and used household, kitchen, decorative, craft and collectable items as well as toys. Pay what you can afford.

Nov. 10

St. Paul’s Church fall fair and silent auction, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., 166 High St., Newburyport.

Selection includes baked goods, books, boutique, Christmas and holiday room, crafts, clothing, children’s clothing, jewelry, linens, raffles, Treasure Chest and more. Bidding for the auction runs from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Items include gift certificates, furniture, antiques, jewelry, fine collectibles, goods and services. Lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The fundraiser benefits church projects.

Nov. 17

The Greek Ladies Aid Association fourth annual Greek luncheon and holiday fair, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Nicholson Hall, Newburyport.

Interested vendors should call Irene Katsoulis at 978-372-3593 or 978-465-9699. Table rental $25.

Dec. 7 and Dec. 8; Dec. 14 and Dec. 15

Artisans in the Open Christmas Show and Sale, Dec. 7 2 to 9 p.m. and Dec. 8 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Dec. 14 2 to 9 p.m. and Dec. 15 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

First Religious Society, annex building, 26 Pleasant St., Newburyport.

More than 25 area artisans will offer a selection of wares, including photography, jewelry, pottery, hand painted scarves, hand painted furniture, blown glass, stained glass, painting, hand spun wool mittens, scarves and hats, handbags and more.

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