Craft Fairs Sat. Dec. 2nd, 2017


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Katie Donovan

This weekend you can do a craft fair tour if you wanted! 

There are so many craft fairs within twenty minutes of each other.  I like to wander and find craft fairs with unique food and craft items. 

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What is your favorite craft fair venue?  Add a photo if you like for us to admire the handiwork of locals.  One of these days I'd like to try a craft fair luncheon.  I'll take suggestions for this too...

P.S. I just learned a cookie walk is when there are a selection of cookies you can choose from to put in a bag to take home along a row of tables.  

St. Nicholas Bazaar at Holy Trinity Church in Springfield, VT. 8 am - 12 pm.  As a parishioner, I can speak to this bazaar personally.  There are homemade crafts, wreathes, and tasty goodies. Every year I get pierogies, golumpkis, and some fudge.  The braided breads, pies, and other unique baked goods always tempt me, but there's only so much food I should take home.  My gram and I have golumpkis meal together every year as her Christmas gift. This bazaar is a find.  People flock to this bazaar every year and come out with boxes of stuff.  Come early.   Here are some photos from last year.

Arts and Crafts Expo at the Charlestown Town Hall. 9 am - 3 pm.  Photography, paintings, crafts, wreaths, and even fairy houses.

Holiday Bazzar at the Unity Elementary School. 9 am - 3 pm. Local artisans, craftspeople, and more.  Enjoy breakfast with Santa from 9 - 10:30 am.  Gift wrapping available by donation - this is a great idea!

Library Center of the Arts Artisan's Sale and Exhibit in Newport.  This is a juried craft fair, meaning artisans are selected to participate.  Their wares will be displayed from until Dec. 23rd. Over 100 local artisans sell and display their wares. Sat. 10 am - 2 pm. Tues. through Friday 11 am - 4 pm.  Last year they made over $45,000!  You can see the beautiful gift ideas here.

Craft Fair in WRJ at Saint Anthony Church. Sat. 9 am - 3 pm, and Sun. 9 am to 11 am.  Enjoy crafts, auction, raffle, cookie walk, and white elephant.  Santa will be there from 9 am - 12 pm. There will be a lunch on Sat. and breakfast on Sun. 

Holiday Craft Fair at Sharon Elementary School. 9 am - 2 pm.  Santa will visit at 11 and lunch will from  11:30 am - 1 pm. Enjoy taking a peek at local crafts and food items.  

Holiday Craft Fair at the White River School. 9 am - 2 pm. Food, crafts, raffle, and a visit from Santa.

Christmas Bazaar at United Methodist Church in Lebanon. 9 am - 2 pm.  Silent auction, cookie walk, jewelry, crafts, and more.  A luncheon will be served.

Christmas Bazaar at West Lebanon Congregations Church.  9 am - 1 pm.  This craft fair sounds like a good place to go to.  Coffee from 9 am - 11 am and lunch 11 am - 1 pm.  Quite a selection: gift baskets, bargain books, knitted items, candy, fudge, handmade holiday decor, crafts and more.

Christmas Show in West Lebanon.  This craft show will be held in the Staples Plaza in the former Encore Books location from 10 am to 8 pm Fri. and Sat. during the month of Dec. Sun. - Thurs. 10 am - 6 pm.  Product examples can be found here.

AVA Gallery Exhibition and Open House in Lebanon. 11 am - 7 pm. This is definitely a place to go to on Saturday.  Enjoy work from local artists like jewelry, art, and ornaments. Local artists will have their studios open.  There will be pop up artists' open studios, kids' art studios, and live music.  Clay, metal, and wood demonstrations will be from 2 - 5 pm. 

Christmas Craft Sale at the Eastern United Methodist Fellowship Hall in Enfield. 9 am - 2 pm. Crafts, cookies, and more. A luncheon will be served.

Christmas Bazaar and Luncheon at Brownsville Town Hall.  9 am - 2 pm. Oh fun! Music and goodies!  Fiddler Adam Boyce will play during the bazaar that will have food and crafts.  Lunch of soups, sandwiches, and desserts will be at 11 am.

Thompson Holiday Bazaar and Cookie Walk in Woodstock. 9 am - 1 pm. Lots of variety at this craft fair: ornaments, pottery, jewelry, knitted and felted items, crafts, wreathes, jams, pickles, raffle, and a visit from Santa. 

Christmas Bazaar at the West Fairlee Congregational Church. 9 am - 3 pm. Crafts, holiday items, books by local authors, and historical items.  I like the books by locals authors and historical items. Creative idea! Enjoy soup, chili, or sandwiches.

Annual Royalton Christmas Craft Sale at the Royalton Academy Building. 9 am - 2 pm. Handmade crafts and a raffle. Luncheon from 11 am - 1 pm. 

Annual Christmas Sale at St. Anthony's Church in Bethel. 9 am - 2 pm. Raffle, white elephant, crafts, and baked good.

Holiday Regifting Swap at Bradford Congregational Church.  9 am - 2 pm. Donate and shop.  You know that dehydrator you never use or that necklace you never wear could be someone else's treasure during the holiday season. 

Artisan Craft Fair in S. Strafford at Barrett Hall. 10 am - 3 pm. Artisan craft fair with handmade wood products, clothing, artwork, jewelery, pottery, wreaths and more.  This would be a great place for that special gift, with over 40 tables to select gifts from.

Garden Club Holiday Sale at Richard Black Community Center in Hanover. 10 am - 1 pm.  Gardening gifts, food items, crafts, scarves, homemade tabletop Christmas trees and more.   As a bonus enjoy a  performance by the North Country Chordsmen from 11 am to noon.  There will also be a children's craft.

Library Holiday Sale in Strafford at the Morrill Memorial and Harris Library. 11 am - 2 pm. After stopping by the craft fair at Barrett Hall, check out the holiday sale at the library.  Baked goods, costume jewelry, amaryllis flowers, regifts, and handmade wreaths will be for sale.  There will be raffle prizes as well.

Randolph Holiday Artisan's Market at the Chandler Center of the Arts.  This is a juried craft market, meaning artisans are selected to participate.  Enjoy this market until Dec. 24th.  It will be open Wed. - Sun. 12 pm - 6 pm and until 3 pm on Christmas Eve.  The market is regionally recognized as a great place to do holiday shopping.  You can see a sampling of gifts here.

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