PARIS — The South Paris VFW Hall will hold its Christmas fair and Chinese auction from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 24.

The kitchen will be open; auction drawing will be at 2 p.m.

FMI: contact Lorraine Hill at 347-414-9805.

POLAND — Excelsior Grange will hold its annual holiday fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 24, at the Grange Hall, 446 Harris Hill Road.

Fresh fir wreaths will be featured, and there will be a 50/50, drawings for donated goodies, vendor tables, white elephant treasures and a chili and chowder luncheon that will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

BUCKFIELD — The Nezinscot Valley Music Boosters Holiday Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, at Buckfield High School, 160 Morrill Street. 

There will be nearly 100 crafter and vendor booths, food items in the food court, live holiday music throughout the day and Santa available for photos from 10 a.m. to noon.

OTISFIELD — The East Otisfield Free Baptist Church, 231 Rayville Road, will hold a Christmas fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1.

Items for sale will include handmade items and gifts, homemade baked goods, Brand name cutlery, Christmas table, wreaths and greens and a cookie walk.

A light lunch will be available for purchase.

LEWISTON — The Ladies of St Anne Sodality of Holy Family, Prince of Peace Parish will have its Annual Vendor Craft Noel Gala from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Saturday, Dec. 1, in the parish hall at 607 Sabattus St. Parking and entrance is in the back of the church.

There will also be a bake sale, gift raffles, 50/50 and a cash raffle on Dec. 5.

Coffee and doughnuts will be served as well as a light lunch with Italian sandwiches, hot dogs, chips and beverages.

FMI: contact Jackie at 207-782-8125.

STRONG — Strong United Methodist Church will hold its annual Christmas fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, at the parish house.

There will be baked goods, candy, gifts, wreaths, jewelry and cutlery

A luncheon will be served at 11:30 a.m.

POWNAL — Bradbury Mountain Arts will host its 20th annual Fine Arts and Crafts Holiday Show & Sale from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2, at Mallett Hall, 429 Hallowell Road, Route 9.

Features will include painting, printmaking, photography, sculpture, jewelry, pottery and fiber arts. Food and baked goods will be sold by Pownal Elementary students. The sale is free and handicap accessible.

FMI: visit www.facebook.com/bradburymountainarts.

NEW GLOUCESTER — The annual Shaker Christmas Fair at Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, 707 Shaker Road.

There will be Shaker baked goods such as breads, fruitcakes, fresh-baked herbal biscuits and cookies. A selection of gifts and holiday items will also be available, such as Shaker cooking herbs and herbal teas, old-fashioned candy, maple syrup, food, furniture, antiques, knit goods, toys, ornaments, a bake sale and 50/50 raffle. Lunch plates will be available while supplies last.

Proceeds from the white elephant room benefit local food pantries.

FMI: visit www.maineshakers.com or call 207-926-4597.

MEXICO — The Mexico Historical Society will hold their first annual Craft Fair from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, in the Calvin Lyons Hall, 134 Main St.

A variety of crafts will be for sale. Poutines and Rapee (Chiard) will be sold throughout the day until sold out. There will be a Cookie Walk, with all cookies made by members. The 2019 Mexico Sports Calendar will be on sale. There will be raffles held as well.

Lunch menu includes chili or broccoli cheddar soup with crackers and a beverage for $3. Crafters may reserve a table for $20 until Nov 28. Contact Jackie Waite at 207-364-8178 or 207-357-7943.

For more information, call the church office at 207-779-0731.

MECHANIC FALLS — The Ladies Guild of Our Lady of Ransom Church will hold its Annual Craft Fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, at the new Father John Dougher Hall, 117 Elm St.

With the larger size hall there will be more room for additional tables compared to previous years. Cost of a table is $20 in advance and not refundable. In addition to a variety of holiday crafts there will be basket raffles, bake sale and light luncheon.

Any crafters who would like to participate should contact Josie at 207-345-3274 for more information. All proceeds will benefit the church and community.

LEWISTON — The Center for Wisdom’s Women will host its annual Holiday Fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, at 97 Blake St. Admission is free.

There will be vendors, a raffle table, baked goods, handmade items and crafts made by the women at the center. Light refreshments will be served. Parking and entrance are between Blake and Bates streets, behind Healy Terrace.

Storm date is Dec. 8.

FMI: call 207-513-3922.

SUMNER — The Congregational Church of East Sumner will have a raffle table at the Buckfield Junior-Senior High School Holiday Craft Fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1.

The fair is put on by the Nezinscot Valley Music Boosters with more than 100 vendors and crafters.

FMI: call Cyndy at 207-388-2667.

POWNAL — Bradbury Mountain Arts will host its 20th annual Holiday Show & Sale of Fine Arts & Crafts on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 1 and 2, at Mallett Hall, 429 Hallowell Road, Route 9, in Pownal Center. The show will run from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2.

Sixteen artists will feature paintings, photography, sculpture, printmaking, pottery, jewelry, wood-turning, fiber arts, drawings, sailcloth bags and more. Warm food and baked goods will be sold by Pownal Elementary School students. This event is free and handicap accessible. 

FMI: call 207-688-4744 or visit www.facebook.com/bradburymountainarts.

FARMINGTON — The Annual Christmas Crafts Fair sponsored by the Franklin County Arts and Crafts Association will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, at the University of Maine at Farmington Student Center. 

This event is free and open to the public. Table space available.

FMI: call 207-491-5877 or 207-778-5285.

MEXICO — The Mexico Historical Society will hold a Christmas craft fair from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, at the Town Hall.

Tables are $20. There will also be a bake sale & light luncheon.

FMI: contact Jackie at 207-364-8178 or 207-357-7043 to reserve a table.


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