FAIRS

EDITOR’S NOTE: Calendar items are submitted by readers and are only lightly edited

MERRIMACK

HOLIDAY CRAFT FAIR

Merrimack VFW Post 8641, 282 Daniel Webster Highway, will hold its Holiday Craft Fair from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 22. Proceeds to benefit the scholarship program. Free admission and smoke-free.

MHS CLASS OF 2016 CRAFT AND HOLISTIC FAIR

Merrimack High School’s Class of 2016 is holding a Craft and Holistic Fair from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 5 in the school’s gymnasium, 38 McElwain St. Stop by to check out the products and services of more than 60 vendors. Information: pamela.foster@merrimack.k12.nh.us.

NASHUA

YMCA FALL CRAFT FAIR

The YMCA of Greater Nashua, 24 Stadium Drive, will hold a Fall Craft Fair from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 14. There will be a wide variety of crafts for you to check out plus breakfast and lunch concessions will be available. Free admission and parking. Local craft vendors may contact the Y at 882-2011or 881-7778 for more information and about booth rental. Cost per vendor is $50 if you bring your own table and $65 if the Y provides a table. $15 additional for electricity. Plus $25 deposit (returned to you no sooner than 3 p.m. on day of event).

MAIN STREET UMC YULETIDE FAIR

Main Street United Methodist Church’s annual Yuletide Fair will be held 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 14 at the church. Featured this year are Holly’s Kitchen, Grandma’s Attic, Arts and Crafts, Christmas Shoppe, Harvest Thyme, Cookie Walk, Baked Shoppe, and Victorian Tea Parlor. Information: 882-3361.

DAUGHTERS OF ISABELLA CHRISTMAS BAZAAR

The Daughters of Isabella annual Christmas Bazaar will be held 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 21 at St. Louis Church hall on West Hollis Street. Special features include baked goods, baked beans, tourtiere (pork pies), cretons (pork spread) and a penny sale. Pick your pork pies from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. Nov. 19 and 20 and 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 21 while they last. Tables for rent for $20 each or two for $30. Call Lorraine Audet at 429-2168 for more information.

NASHUA SOUTH MUSIC BOOSTERS HOLIDAY CRAFT FAIR

The Nashua High School South Music Boosters will hold their annual Holiday Craft Fair and Penny Sale Raffle from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 22 at South, 36 Riverside Drive. More than 40 N.H. crafters and specialty businesses will be featured, plus a Penny Sale Raffle featuring crafter and corporate donations, Cookie Walk and concessions. Free admission and parking. Proceeds to benefit the NHSS music department band and chorus students.

HOLIDAY GINGERBREAD CRAFT FAIR

The Nashua Senior Acitvity Center will hold its Holiday Gingerbread Craft Fair on Dec. 5 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Applications are being accepted from vendors with handmade craft items, vintage and unique jewelry, as well as food vendors with a license. Please include a photo of your items. Eight-foot tables are available to rent with electricity for $40, or $35 without. Contact Margo Bell at 816-2643 or email mbell@nashuaseniorcenter.org. Deadline for applications is Nov. 25.

AMHERST

AMHERST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH’S HOLIDAY FAIR

The annual Amherst Congregational Church Holiday Fair will be held 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 21 in the lower level of the church at 11 Church St. Featuring a series of Christmas boutiques filled with food, gifts and decorations. A raffle will include themed baskets, and unique gifts and treasures will be featured in the silent auction. Complimentary coffee and mini-muffins will be available before lunch. A homemade soup lunch will provide an enjoyable break. Proceeds from the fair enable the Women’s Association to support church programs and community charities. Information: info@ccamherst.org or 673-3231.

LIONS CLUB CRAFT FAIR

On Dec. 5, more than 75 of New England’s finest crafters and their wares will be waiting for you at Amherst Middle School, 14 Cross Road. The Amherst Lions Club’s 35th annual Craft Fair runs from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Parking available at Amherst Middle School or Souhegan High School with complimentary transportation provided by Contemporary Chrysler to/from the high school, if desired. Last year over 1,200 people came to see what is believed to be the largest and possibly best Craft Fair in New England. Admission is free. The Amherst Lions Club uses the total net proceeds from this Craft Fair to support Sight and Hearing charities (Lions Club primary charities) as well as local community service projects. Information: Bob Flegal at 930-2168 or email rrflegal@comcast.net.

HOLLIS

COUNTRY CHRISTMAS FAIR

The Congregational Church of Hollis, 2 Monument Square, will host an old-fashioned Country Christmas Fair from 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 21. Crafts, used book sale, luncheon, wreaths, Ladies Fashion Boutique, children’s crafts, treats and Angel Loft, raffles and more. Made-from-scratch pies can be ordered at hollischurch.org. Information: hollischurch.org or 465-7797.

HUDSON

HUDSON JUNIOR WOMAN’S CLUB CRAFT FAIR

The GFWC Hudson Junior Woman’s Club’s 39th annual craft fair will be Dec. 5 at Hudson Memorial School. Admission is free. Artists and craftspeople who would like to be a part of the fair should contact Laura Edmands at 315-1740 or craft27275@aol.com.

LYNDEBOROUGH

HOLIDAY CRAFT FAIR

The Lyndeborough Holiday Craft Fair, Wreath Pickup and Giving Tree will be held 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Nov 28. Fifteen vendors have signed up for the fair. Call the library at 654-6790 if you wish to order a wreath. The Giving Tree tags will be up before Thanksgiving at the library and at Citizens’ Hall. This year, a 24-inch decorated boxwood tree will be raffled to benefit the library. Raffle tickets are $1 each or six for $5. Santa will draw the winning ticket on Dec. 5 after the tree lighting.

MANCHESTER

CHRISTMAS AT THE BROOK’

Brookside Congregational Church, 2013 Elm St., will hold its annual holiday craft fair from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 14. Local craftsmen and artisans, cookiewalk, lunch in the Manning House with live entertainment, children’s activities, baked goods, jams and jellies, book sale, white elephant sale, raffles, fresh wreaths and more. Information: email christmasatthebrook@gmail.com or visit brooksidecc.info for vendor table forms.

MILFORD

HOLIDAY FAIR

The Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 20 Elm St., will hold its Holiday Fair from 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 5. Featured will be handcrafted gifts, jewelry and ornaments. In addition to baked goods, the bakery will offer homemade jams, jellies, and candy. Freshly made laurel wreaths will be available. New and and gently used gift items can be found in the Ritzy Boutique. Breakfast and lunch will be served in the cafe.

SHARE CHRISTMAS FAIR

The 22nd annual Share Christmas Fair will be held 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 5 at 1 Columbus Ave. (behind Milford Ambulance on Elm Street). Featuring elegant handmade crafts, Christmas decorations, jewelry and many other unique items made by professional craftspeople. Cash door prizes drawn every hour. There will be a raffle table with many incredible items. Also, children will be able to sit on Santa Claus’ lap to have their pictures taken. Plan on enjoying lunch with us. We’ll have chowders, chili, hot dogs and homemade baked goods. Proceeds will benefit Share Outreach. Information about renting a crafters table: 673-9898.

PELHAM

HOLIDAY CRAFT FAIR

A Holiday & Craft Fair will be held 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 15 at Pelham Elementary School, 61 Marsh Road. Hosted by Pelham ACES and PES PTA. Basket raffles, cakewalk, booster club concessions, more than 40 crafters and craft raffles, and more. Bring a food pantry donation and receive a free craft raffle tickets. Still accepting crafters; for information, email Andrea at Pelhamaces@gmail.com or 635-3196. Free admission.

ST. PATRICK’S CHRISTMAS CRAFT FAIR

St. Patrick’s Christmas Craft Fair will be held 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Dec. 5 at St. Patrick Parish Center, 12 Main St. Many local crafters , food, homemade baked goods, entertainment at 10 a.m., a visit form Mr. and Mrs. Claus at noon, coloring contest and raffles.

ELSEWHERE

HOLIDAY FAIR

Townsend (Mass.) United Methodist Church, 265 Main St., will host a Holiday Fair and Tours of their historic bell tower from 9 am.-3 p.m. Nov. 21. Information: 1-978-597-2486.

CHRISTMAS FAIR

The Community Church of Pepperell, 2 Townsend St., Pepperell, Mass., will hold its annual Christmas Fair from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 5. Offering children’s activities, raffle, silent auction, ham and turkey luncheon, wreaths, collectibles, pre-owned jewelry and books. Santa will visit from 10:30-11:30 and noon-1.

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HOLLIS

COUNTRY CHRISTMAS FAIR

The Congregational Church of Hollis, 2 Monument Square, will host an old-fashioned Country Christmas Fair from 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 21. Crafts, used book sale, luncheon, wreaths, Ladies Fashion Boutique, children’s crafts, treats and Angel Loft, raffles and more. Made-from-scratch pies can be ordered at hollischurch.org. Information: hollischurch.org or 465-7797.

NASHUA

YMCA FALL CRAFT FAIR

The YMCA of Greater Nashua, 24 Stadium Drive, will hold a Fall Craft Fair from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 14. There will be a wide variety of crafts for you to check out plus breakfast and lunch concessions will be available. Free admission and parking. Local craft vendors may contact the Y at 882-2011or 881-7778 for more information and about booth rental. Cost per vendor is $50 if you bring your own table and $65 if the Y provides a table. $15 additional for electricity. Plus $25 deposit (returned to you no sooner than 3 p.m. on day of event).

MAIN STREET UMC YULETIDE FAIR

Main Street United Methodist Church’s annual Yuletide Fair will be held 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 14 at the church. Featured this year are Holly’s Kitchen, Grandma’s Attic, Arts and Crafts, Christmas Shoppe, Harvest Thyme, Cookie Walk, Baked Shoppe, and Victorian Tea Parlor. Information: 882-3361.

DAUGHTERS OF ISABELLA CHRISTMAS BAZAAR

The Daughters of Isabella annual Christmas Bazaar will be held 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 21 at St. Louis Church hall on West Hollis Street. Special features include baked goods, baked beans, tourtiere (pork pies), cretons (pork spread) and a penny sale. Pick your pork pies from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. Nov. 19 and 20 and 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 21 while they last. Tables for rent for $20 each or two for $30. Call Lorraine Audet at 429-2168 for more information.

NASHUA SOUTH MUSIC BOOSTERS HOLIDAY CRAFT FAIR

The Nashua High School South Music Boosters will hold their annual Holiday Craft Fair and Penny Sale Raffle from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 22 at South, 36 Riverside Drive. More than 40 N.H. crafters and specialty businesses will be featured, plus a Penny Sale Raffle featuring crafter and corporate donations, Cookie Walk and concessions. Free admission and parking. Proceeds to benefit the NHSS music department band and chorus students.

HOLIDAY GINGERBREAD CRAFT FAIR

The Nashua Senior Acitvity Center will hold its Holiday Gingerbread Craft Fair on Dec. 5 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Applications are being accepted from vendors with handmade craft items, vintage and unique jewelry, as well as food vendors with a license. Please include a photo of your items. Eight-foot tables are available to rent with electricity for $40, or $35 without. Contact Margo Bell at 816-2643 or email mbell@nashuaseniorcenter.org. Deadline for applications is Nov. 25.

AMHERST

AMHERST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH’S HOLIDAY FAIR

The annual Amherst Congregational Church Holiday Fair will be held 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 21 in the lower level of the church at 11 Church St. Featuring a series of Christmas boutiques filled with food, gifts and decorations. A raffle will include themed baskets, and unique gifts and treasures will be featured in the silent auction. Complimentary coffee and mini-
muffins will be available before lunch. A homemade soup lunch will provide an enjoyable break. Proceeds from the fair enable the Women’s Association to support church programs and community charities. Information: info@ccamherst.org or 673-3231.

LIONS CLUB CRAFT FAIR

On Dec. 5, more than 75 of New England’s finest crafters and their wares will be waiting for you at Amherst Middle School, 14 Cross Road. The Amherst Lions Club’s 35th annual Craft Fair runs from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Parking available at Amherst Middle School or Souhegan High School with complimentary transportation provided by Contemporary Chrysler to/from the high school, if desired. Last year over 1,200 people came to see what is believed to be the largest and possibly best Craft Fair in New England. Admission is free. The Amherst Lions Club uses the total net proceeds from this Craft Fair to support Sight and Hearing charities (Lions Club primary charities) as well as local community service projects. Information: Bob Flegal at 930-2168 or email rrflegal@comcast.net.

HUDSON

HUDSON JUNIOR WOMAN’S CLUB CRAFT FAIR

The GFWC Hudson Junior Woman’s Club’s 39th annual craft fair will be Dec. 5 at Hudson Memorial School. Admission is free. Artists and craftspeople who would like to be a part of the fair should contact Laura Edmands at 315-1740 or craft27275@aol.com.

LYNDEBOROUGH

HOLIDAY CRAFT FAIR

The Lyndeborough Holiday Craft Fair, Wreath Pickup and Giving Tree will be held 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Nov 28. Fifteen vendors have signed up for the fair. Call the library at 654-6790 if you wish to order a wreath. The Giving Tree tags will be up before Thanksgiving at the library and at Citizens’ Hall. This year, a 24-inch decorated boxwood tree will be raffled to benefit the library. Raffle tickets are $1 each or six for $5. Santa will draw the winning ticket on Dec. 5 after the tree lighting.

MANCHESTER

CHRISTMAS AT THE BROOK’

Brookside Congregational Church, 2013 Elm St., will hold its annual holiday craft fair from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 14. Local craftsmen and artisans, cookiewalk, lunch in the Manning House with live entertainment, children’s activities, baked goods, jams and jellies, book sale, white elephant sale, raffles, fresh wreaths and more. Information: email christmas
atthebrook@gmail.com or visit brooksidecc.info for vendor table forms.

MERRIMACK

HOLIDAY CRAFT FAIR

Merrimack VFW Post 8641, 282 Daniel Webster Highway, will hold its Holiday Craft Fair from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 22. Proceeds to benefit the scholarship program. Free admission and smoke-free.

MHS CLASS OF 2016 CRAFT AND HOLISTIC FAIR

Merrimack High School’s Class of 2016 is holding a Craft and Holistic Fair from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 5 in the school’s gymnasium, 38 McElwain St. Stop by to check out the products and services of more than 60 vendors. Information: pamela.foster@merrimack.k12.nh.us.

MILFORD

HOLIDAY FAIR

The Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 20 Elm St., will hold its Holiday Fair from 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 5. Featured will be handcrafted gifts, jewelry and ornaments. In addition to baked goods, the bakery will offer homemade jams, jellies, and candy. Freshly made laurel wreaths will be available. New and and gently used gift items can be found in the Ritzy Boutique. Breakfast and lunch will be served in the cafe.

SHARE CHRISTMAS FAIR

The 22nd annual Share Christmas Fair will be held 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 5 at 1 Columbus Ave. (behind Milford Ambulance on Elm Street). Featuring elegant handmade crafts, Christmas decorations, jewelry and many other unique items made by professional craftspeople. Cash door prizes drawn every hour. There will be a raffle table with many incredible items. Also, children will be able to sit on Santa Claus’ lap to have their pictures taken. Plan on enjoying lunch with us. We’ll have chowders, chili, hot dogs and homemade baked goods. Proceeds will benefit Share Outreach. Information about renting a crafters table: 673-9898.

ELSEWHERE

HOLIDAY FAIR

Townsend (Mass.) United Methodist Church, 265 Main St., will host a Holiday Fair and Tours of their historic bell tower from 9 am.-3 p.m. Nov. 21. Information: 1-978-597-2486.

CHRISTMAS FAIR

The Community Church of Pepperell, 2 Townsend St., Pepperell, Mass., will hold its annual Christmas Fair from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 5. Offering children’s activities, raffle, silent auction, ham and turkey luncheon, wreaths, collectibles, pre-owned jewelry and books. Santa will visit from 10:30-11:30 and noon-1.

Fairs

EDITOR’S NOTE: Calendar items are submitted by readers and are only lightly edited.

MANCHESTER

CHRISTMAS AT THE BROOK’

Brookside Congregational Church, 2013 Elm St., will hold its annual holiday craft fair from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 14. Local craftsmen and artisans, cookiewalk, lunch in the Manning House with live entertainment, children’s activities, baked goods, jams and jellies, book sale, white elephant sale, raffles, fresh wreaths and more. Information: email christmasatthe
brook@gmail.com or visit brooksidecc.info for vendor table forms.