, Newburyport, MA

November 9, 2012

Holiday fair roundup

Newburyport Daily News

---- — 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



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.

Nov. 16

Craft and Vendor Fair, sponsored by Merrimac PTO, 6 to 9:30 p.m., Donaghue School, 24 Union Street Extension, Merrimac.

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 Ave., 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 Street, 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.

Old Tyme Country Fair, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., First Congregational Church of Rowley, 175 Main St., Rowley.

Baked goods, handmade items, holiday greenery, country store, lunch, silent auction. Santa Claus will visit. Spaghetti supper 5 to 7 p.m.

Harvest Fair, East Parish United Methodist Church, Salisbury Square, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Craft tables, flea market, white elephant table, bake sale, lunch menu and snack bar.

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 PTA. Blizzard date Dec. 2.

Greens Fair, Laurel Grange 161, 21 Garden St., West Newbury, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Fresh wreaths, bake sale table, handmade and knitted items, beaded Christmas balls.

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.