Weston Christmas Bazaar
Weston’s 36th annual Christmas Bazaar will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Firday, November 25, at the Weston Playhouse, located on the west side of Route 100 in the center of Weston Village. There is no admission charge. Every year the Weston Bazaar gets bigger and better, with more vendors and greater attendance. This year’s event promises to be the best ever; more than 50 vendors will be occupying booths throughout the Playhouse. Almost all are local or regional artisans with crafts on display. Much of the merchandise is Christmas-related, offering gifts, decorations and wreaths; there will be lots of clothing items, woodenware, fine artwork and jewelry. Artisanal food vendors will be offering fancy baked goods and maple syrup. There will also be a raffle for prizes.
Rupert Holiday Fair
There will be a Flea Market and Craft Fair on Saturday, November 26, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Rupert Firehouse. this annual event is co-sponsored by Rupert Historical Society and Congregational Church, and features homemade items, baked goods, maple products, sewing creations, antiques, holiday decorations, photographs, artwork, children’s games, and more. Refreshments will be available.
Poultney Christmas Fair
The Lakes Region Farmers Market invites you to its 30th annual Poultney Christmas Fair, the oldest and largest holiday fair in southern Vermont. It takes place in the Poultney High School Gym on Route 140/East Main Street, Poultney, on Friday and Saturday, November 25 and 26, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free. The fair will host 60 vendors bringing quilts, jewelry, art, paintings, glass, ceramics, wooden ware, fabrics, hats, and more. There are even a few vendors that bring their creations from the Adirondacks. Some crafters will create personalized items. Food vendors will offer breads, pies, cookies, fudge, maple products, cheeses, preserves, salsas, marinades apples and cider. There will be Christmas décor and fresh balsam wreaths, gift baskets and mail order. Get your orders in for Christmas. Some vendors will take orders for special Christmas foods. For details, call Jamie at 802-287-9570.
Alternative Gift Fair in Dorset
The annual Alternative Gift Fair at the Dorset Church will be on Saturday, November 26, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., and Sunday, November 27, from 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event features Fair Trade crafts from around the world through SERRV International, handmade items by the Women’s Fellowship and the opportunity to give a donation to Heifer Project, Habitat for Humanity and Asian Rural Institute in someone’s name. The craft items you purchase will help women in Mali get medical help; cacao farmers in Ghana send their children to school; artisans in Haiti get on their feet following natural disasters, and more. There will be jewelry, scarves, Christmas ornaments, dishes, trivets, chocolate,
coffee, spices and more. Fair Trade coffee and goodies will also be available. For details,, call Derry at 802-867-5976.
Pawlet Holiday Market
The ninth annual Holiday Market to benefit the Pawlet Public Library will offer Handmade Arts and Crafts, Local Artisan Food, Ornaments, wreaths, LuLaRoe clothing and much more! It takes place at the Pawlet Public Library, located at 141 School Street in Pawle on Saturday, December 3, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.