Craft fairs

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AUBURN — Saint Dominic Academy will hold its 12th annual Holiday Festival from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4, at its Auburn campus at 121 Gracelawn Road. The event will have 75 vendors/crafters.

There will be a variety of handmade and commercial items, such as wooden crafts, clothes, art, toys, jewelry, Christmas and home decorations and personal care items.

There will also be a large raffle area, a 50/50 raffle, food and refreshments, games, face-painting and a visit from Santa.

FMI: dcote@unum.com.

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AUBURN — The Esplanade at 20 Great Falls Plaza will hold its annual Christmas Craft Fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4.

The event is open to the public.

AUBURN — A Christmas craft fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4, in the first floor community room at Barker Mill Arms, 143 Mill St.

There will be chances sold for a 50/50, food baskets and a door prize. The kitchen will be open for doughnuts and coffee, hot dogs and bean lunch, meat pies, hot dogs, chips and soda. There will also be homemade baked goods.

JAY — The Spruce Mountain craft fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4, in the Spruce Mountain High School Gym.

Admission is free. This is a fundraising event for the Spruce Mountain High School Class of 2018.

There will be more than 40 vendors and Maine crafters at this event. Themed baskets will be raffled and there will be free cider and popcorn, face painting and an appearance from Santa Claus. There will be concession of homemade food. Take-out containers will be available to take your food purchases to go after shopping at the sale.

FMI, vendor space: T207-357-5550, mjlearned@gmail.com, mikeymap@yahoo.com, ddacritelli@gmail.com, facebook.com/SpruceMountainCraftFair/.

BETHEL — A craft fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4, at Telstar High School cafeteria.

There will be crafts, vendors, a ticket auction and a Lularoe fundraiser. Proceeds will benefit the Telstar Alumni Association.

FMI: 207-875-3335.

DIXFIELD — The Dixfield American Legion auxiliary is having a craft fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4.

FARMINGTON — University of Maine at Farmington will hold its annual arts and crafts show from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 4, in the UMF Olsen Student Center, South Street.

Artists and crafters from across Maine, including many new artisans, will exhibit their original and creative works at this open-to-the-public sale. All items are handcrafted by the artists, and include jewelry, baby items, quilted clothing and handbags, hand-painted items, fabric landscapes, baskets, hand-knitted items, doll clothes, wooden bowls, maple syrup, greeting cards, hand sewn crafts, country crafts, baked goods, jams and jellies.

The event is sponsored by the UMF Conference and Events Office.

FMI: 207-778-7344, eleight@maine.edu.

JAY — The Spruce Mountain High School Class of 2018 will host the seventh annual Spruce Mountain Craft Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4. 

MEXICO — The annual Christmas Fair at the Mexico Congregational Church, UCC, 163 Main St. will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4.

Morning coffee and freshly baked cinnamon rolls will be served from the kitchen at 9 a.m. Lunch will be served at 11:30 and includes chili, soup, sandwiches and apple crisp.

A bake sale will feature a cookie walk, along with other goodies. To honor the memory of Nat Reed, members of her family will weigh and sell portions of cheddar cheese, a task which she performed for many years.

Special items to be raffled are a $300 cash prize, a handcrafted hope chest and a decorative wooden wagon. There will be a 50/50 raffle and many “brown bag” auction items. The drawings will be held at the end of the fair. Winners will be notified promptly.

The craft sale will showcase handmade gifts, and the Women’s Fellowship will be selling cutlery. Activities for children will take place in the Sunday School wing. Attic treasures will be offered for sale in the conference room on the main floor of the church building.

MINOT — Minot Corner United Methodist Church will sponsor a fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4, on Route 121 at the corner of Minot Avenue and Empire Road.

There will be homemade food, candy and fudge, crafts, knit goods, Christmas gifts and old-fashioned store cheese. New this year will be a pet table. There will also be a silent auction table and drawings for door prizes.

Lunch of fish chowder, corn chowder and macaroni and cheese will be served at 11 a.m. with free coffee.

PARIS — Maine Veterans Home will host its annual craft fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4, at 477 High St.

SABATTUS — Our Lady of the Rosary will have its annual Christmas fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 10 and 11. 

Table space is still available.

FMI, table space: 207-754-1018.  

GRAY — American Legion Post 86 Auxiliary will host a craft fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, at the post, 15 Lewiston Road.

Proceeds will be used for veterans and their families.

The cost of a table will be $25. Checks can be made out to ALA Unit 86 and sent to PO Box 428, Gray, ME 04039.

FMI, table space: mbrushwe@bates.edu.

FARMINGTON — A holiday craft fair, turkey and biscuit luncheon will be held Saturday, Nov. 18, at the Trinity United Methodist Church, 612 Farmington Falls Road.

The fair will run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost will be $7.

Craft tables are available for rent.

There will be a silent auction, crafts, cookie walk and baked goods. Pony rides will be available for the children.

FMI: 207-778-3921.

NORWAY — Christ Episcopal Church is now taking reservations for table or space rentals for its annual Holiday Fair on Saturday, Nov. 18.

Table rentals are $20 for an eight-foot table, with set-up from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17.

FMI, reservation: 207-743-5277.

BUCKFIELD — Crafters are invited to reserve a space at the Holiday Craft Fair, sponsored by Nezinscott Valley Music Boosters, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2, at Buckfield Junior/Senior High School, Route 140.

Some spaces, which are 8 feet wide by 6 feet deep, cost $25. Chairs will be provided, but crafters must provide their own tables. Payment may be sent to 25 Gesner Road, Buckfield, ME 04220. Set-up will be from 7 to 9 a.m.

FMI, reserve space: 207-576-9886, nvmbcraftfair@gmail.com.

Spruce Mountain High School Class of 2018 students, from left, Alexis Beardsley, Emily Goding and Mikenzie Parker prepare for the Spruce Mountain Craft Fair that will be held Nov. 4. 

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