LEWISTON — Martel Elementary Parent Teacher Organization will hold a fundraising craft fair from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2, at 880 Lisbon St.

Local artisans will sell handmade goods and items.

There will be free crafts for children from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. while parents shop.

The fair is free to visit and open to the public.

FMI: [email protected]

FARMINGTON — The annual Christmas Crafts Fair sponsored by the Franklin County Arts and Crafts Association will be held 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, at the University of Maine at Farmington Student Center.

Admission is free. 

FMI, table space: 207-491-5877, 207-778-5285.

POLAND — Poland Community Church will hold its annual Christmas fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, at 1212 Maine St.

The fair will feature a luncheon, children’s shopping spree, foods, crafts, wreaths, cheese and a silent auction.

HARRISON — The Christmas in Harrison craft fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, at the Harrison Town Hall and Grange. 

Tickets will be sold for the raffle, which will include donations from local businesses and artisans. 

The fair will coincide with the 30th annual Christmas in Harrison celebration set from Thursday to Saturday, Dec. 1 to 3. 

OTISFIELD — East Otisfield Free Baptist Church will hold a Christmas fair benefit its scholarship fund from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, on Rayville Road.

There will be handmade crafts and goods, baked items, holiday decorations, attic treasures and a cookie walk.

NEW GLOUCESTER — The annual Shaker Christmas Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, at Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, 707 Shaker Road.

Specialties include Shaker baked goods, including wheat bread, cinnamon-raisin bread, Sister Frances’ famous fruitcakes, fresh-baked herbal biscuits and cookies. Also available for sale will be Shaker culinary herbs and herbal teas, pickles, jellies, old-fashioned candy, maple syrup, cheese, woodenware, furniture, antiques, baskets, knit goods, toys, ornaments, decorated balsam wreaths, hot cider, fresh pressed apple cider and homemade doughnuts.

Lunch plates will be served.

Proceeds from the White Elephant Room, a second-time around garage sale, will benefit local food pantries.

FMI: www.maineshakers.com, 207-926-4597.

FARMINGTON — The Farmington Emblem Club 460 will hold its craft fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, at the Elk’s Lodge, 120 School St.

LEWISTON — A holiday vendor fair will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, at University of Southern Maine, Lewiston-Auburn College, 51 Westminster St.

Raffles will be offered by each vendor. The fair is hosted by Element All Stars Parent Association.

FMI: [email protected]

STRONG — The Strong United Methodist Parish House annual Christmas fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3. 

The fair will feature baked goods, candy, gifts, wreaths, jewelry and a luncheon at 11:30 a.m. 

BUCKFIELD — The Nezinscot Valley 2016 Holiday Fair set from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, at the Buckfield Junior-Senior High School. 

There will be live music throughout the day with complimentary coffee and lunch available. Santa will visit from 10 a.m. to noon.

The fair will be sponsored by the Nezinscot Valley Music Boosters.

FMI, register: [email protected], 207-576-9886.

LEWISTON — The Center for Wisdom’s Women will host a holiday fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, at 97 Blake St.

There will be vendors, a raffle table, baked goods, handmade items and crafts and light refreshments.

FMI: 207-513-3922.

DIXFIELD — The Dixfield Congregational “Church on the Hill” will hold its annual Christmas fair from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Dec. 3.

The fair is a longstanding tradition involving the entire church membership. A pancake breakfast will be served starting

The fair will feature a pancake breakfast at 8 a.m., raffles, a bake sale, a cookie walk and children’s activities, including cookie decorating. Wreaths, attic treasures, maple syrup, cheese, baked beans and a variety of jams and jellies will also be available.

Donation boxes will be provided for the local food pantry and a coat collection. 

FARMINGTON — Post 28 Auxiliary, American Legion, will hold a craft fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, at the Legion hall.


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