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November 1, 2012

Holiday fair roundup


Newburyport Daily News

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Laurel Grange annual holiday fair, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 21 Garden St., West Newbury.

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.

Main Street Congregational Church, United Church of Christ Christmas Fair and luncheon, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Lunch will be served in the Church vestry at 145 Main St. between 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Handmade crafts, a Country Fair with a variety of gifts, jewelry table, baked goods table, Cookie Walk and silent auction.

22nd annual Used Toy Fair, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Topsfield Fairgrounds.

The fundraiser for Community Giving Tree offers 5,000 square feet of gently used toys. There is no admission fee. Toys not sold are distributed to children in need.

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.

Angel Gabriel Christmas Fair, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., People’s United Methodist Church, 62 Purchase St., Newburyport.

Selections include handmade quilted gifts, handmade knit and crochet apparel, a White Elephant table, bake sale and more.

Bidding for silent auction runs all day. Lunch will be available.

Nov. 17

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

Enjoy a Greek luncheon featuring spanakopeta, gyros and moussaka. Greek pastries will for sale. Various vendors will offer a selection of wares.

Annual Craft Fair, Atria Merrimack Place, 85 Storey Avenue, Newburyport, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Vendors call 978-462-7324 to reserve a table.

Christmas Bazaar, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.. Old South First Presbyterian Church, 29 Federal St., Newburyport.

Crafts for children, gift baskets, baked goods and preserves, plants, books, cookie table, Santa will visit from 10 a.m. to noon. Lunch wil be available.

Pilgrim Harvest and Holiday Fair, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Pilgrim Congregational Church, 27 Church St. Merrimac.

A children’s craft activity area, silent auction, cookie walk, baked goods, country store, faith items, handmade quilts, jewelry, linens, holiday gifts and the Pilgrim Cafe with an extensive lunch and snack menu.

Holiday Fair, Holy Redeemer Parish of Merrimac and West Newbury, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Parish Hall, Green St., Merrimac.

Gift baskets, nearly new items, handmade items, baked goods, candy, and raffles and silent auction. Coffee and muffins will be available, as well as a homemade lunch at 11 a.m.

Dec. 1

40th annual holiday craft fair, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Pine Grove School, Route 1A, Rowley.

More than 150 professional craftsmen from throughout New England will exhibit, demonstrate and sell their wares. Free admission. Sponsored by the Rowley P.T.A. Blizzard date Dec. 2.

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.