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November 9, 2012

Holiday fair roundup

Nov. 9 and Nov. 10

Autumnfest Bazaar, Armenian Church at Hye Pointe, 110 Main St., Haverhill; Friday, Nov. 9, from noon to 8 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 10, from noon to 7 p.m.

Armenian and Middle Eastern dishes will be featured, including shish, losh, chicken kebab and kheyma dinners. The pastry table will offer choereg, paklava, khadayif with nuts and cream and other homemade pastries. Raffle items will include homemade gift baskets, cash, gift certificates and more. The country store will have tourshi, relish, jams, grains and other items.

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. An online silent auction can be found at http://www.charityauctionstoday.com/store

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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.

Oak Ridge Christmas Fair, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Oak Ridge Community Room, 84 Main St., Byfield.

Browse an assortment of hand-crafted gifts and decorations, raffles and refreshments. Visit with Santa. Proceeds will support activities for Oak Ridge seniors and the Newbury Food Pantry.

St. James Episcopal Church, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 119 Washington St., Groveland.

Christmas gift baskets; homemade goodies, crafts, silent auction. A portion of proceeds will be used for mission and outreach.

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