Upper Valley holiday markets 2023

Pam Geason, left, of Etna, N.H., laughs as Cheryl Fogwill, of Newbury, N.H., shows her a variety of ornaments that she and her daughter Stacy Fogwill make and sell during an annual regional craft fair at Mascoma Valley Regional High School and Indian River Middle School in Canaan, N.H., on Saturday, Nov. 26, 2022. The Fogwills have been selling their Christmas decorations at the craft fair for over a decade and frequently see repeat customers. (Valley News / Report For America - Alex Driehaus) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.

Pam Geason, left, of Etna, N.H., laughs as Cheryl Fogwill, of Newbury, N.H., shows her a variety of ornaments that she and her daughter Stacy Fogwill make and sell during an annual regional craft fair at Mascoma Valley Regional High School and Indian River Middle School in Canaan, N.H., on Saturday, Nov. 26, 2022. The Fogwills have been selling their Christmas decorations at the craft fair for over a decade and frequently see repeat customers. (Valley News / Report For America - Alex Driehaus) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com. Alex Driehaus

Published: 11-15-2023 11:43 AM

Modified: 12-11-2023 2:40 PM


Christmas Market with a Difference in Hanover: Friday, Nov. 3, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 4, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Church of Christ at Dartmouth College, 40 College St. Alternative holiday market features handcrafts and goods from fair trade and charitable organizations around the world. Homemade soups and baked goods available from the Market Café. More information: ccdcucc.org.

Holiday Bazaar in Bradford, Vt.: Saturday, Nov. 4, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 113 Upper Plain. Includes crafts, baked goods, attic treasures, nativities, Christmas items, jewelry, wreaths and plants. Chili, corn chowder and hot dog lunch available for purchase (11 a.m. to 1 p.m.). More information: 802-222-5268.

Holiday Craft Fair at Crossroads Academy in Lyme: Saturday, Nov. 4, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Crossroads Academy, 95 Dartmouth College Highway. Shop from more than 30 different crafting and baked-good artisans in the school’s Bancroft Gymnasium. More information: crossroadsacademy.org/craftfair.

Cornish Fire Association Holiday Bazaar: Saturday, Nov. 4, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cornish Elementary School Gym, 274 Town House Road. Crafts, gifts, handmade items, mini raffle and quilt raffle at 3 p.m. to benefit Cornish Fire Association Scholarship Fund. More information: 603-504-4169.

Christmas Bazaar in Plainfield: Saturday, Nov. 4, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Plainfield Town Hall, 1079 Route 12A. Includes crafts, holiday items, jewelry and baked goods. There will also be a bake sale, gift items and Christmas decorations at neighboring Blow-Me-Down Grange. More information: 603-448-0773.

Christmas Bazaar in Canaan: Saturday, Nov. 11, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 1157 Route 4. Features handmade items for gift-giving, raffles, gift baskets, baked goods, handcrafted candy and gently used Christmas decorations. Hot lunch available. More information: 603-632-4263.

Chelsea Farmers Market’s Holiday Market: Saturday, Nov. 11, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Chelsea Public School Gymnasium, 6 School St. Holiday market features more than 30 vendors selling handmade artisan crafts, baked items and agricultural products for the holidays. More information: chelseafarmersmarket.org.

Craft fair in Windsor: Saturday, Nov. 11, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Windsor Recreation Center, 29 Union St. Features more than 30 area vendors. More information: 603-381-9875.

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Enfield Community Lutheran Church Women’s Fellowship Christmas Craft Fair: Saturday, Nov. 18, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Community Lutheran Church, 96 Main St. Includes cookie plates, jams/jellies/pickles/relishes/horseradish, vanilla extract, candies, dog/cat toys, dog biscuits/cat treats, handknit socks, home décor items, joke gifts and lap quilts. More information: 603-632-7566.

Frosty’s Craft World in Enfield: Saturday, Nov. 18, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Enfield Village School, 271 Route 4. Features crafters, turkey dinner raffle, baked goods table and children’s craft corner. Lunch available for purchase. Pictures with Santa, 10 a.m. to noon; bring camera. More information: 603-632-7356.

Cardigan Mountain Art Association Artisan Fair in Enfield: Saturday, Nov. 18, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Enfield Community Building, 308 Route 4. Features hand-crafted items made by area artisans. More information: 603-523-9130.

Wreath, Bake & Small Crafts Sale in West Lebanon: Saturday, Nov. 18, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. West Lebanon Congregational Church, 18 Maple St. Features wreaths, baked goods and handmade crafts. 603-298-8096.

Holiday Fair in New London: Saturday, Nov. 18, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Our Lady of Fatima Church, 724 Main St. Jewelry; hats, gloves, bags, scarves; gift basket and 50/50 raffles; handmade crafts; Christmas décor; house plants; cookie walk; country pantry. Coffee and pastries, 9 to 11 a.m.; lunch 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. More information: stewart.lizbo@gmail.com or 201-572-3868.

‘Tis the Season Craft Fair in Grantham: Saturday, Nov. 18, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Grantham Village School, 75 Learning Drive. Includes bagels, cupcakes, fused glass, furniture, lawn art, photography and jewelry. Lunch available for purchase; proceeds support the Destination Imagination Team. 603-863-2621.

Saint Anthony’s Christmas Crafts and Bake Sale in White River Junction: Saturday, Nov. 18, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saint Anthony’s Parish Hall, 15 Church St. The bazaar features handmade Christmas crafts, gifts, decorations and themed gift baskets, along with a large assortment of baked goods, cookies, jams, jellies and other treats. More information: 802-295-2078.

7th Annual Reading, Vt., Historical Society Craft Fair: Saturday, Nov. 18, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Reading Town Hall, 799 Route 106. Multiple vendor/crafts person fair offering vintage upcycled decor, gifts and hand-crafted, locally produced goods and products. Food available for purchase. 802-384-2100.

Fall Sale in Lyme Center: Saturday, Nov. 18, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. First Baptist Church of Lyme Center, 177 Dorchester Road. Features handiwork, jewelry, holiday decorations, toys, numerous miscellaneous items and food. Proceeds benefit Ladies Aid and the Church. 603-795-2936.

‘Tis the Season Craft Fair in Grantham: Sunday, Nov. 19, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Grantham Village School, 75 Learning Drive. Includes bagels, cupcakes, fused glass, furniture, lawn art, photography and jewelry. Lunch available for purchase; proceeds support the Destination Imagination Team. 603-863-2621.

Pods for the Pulpit Craft Fair in Norwich: Friday, Nov. 24, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tracy Hall, 300 Main St. More than 30 professional crafters with a variety of items including photography, woodblock prints, felting, pottery and paintings. Hosted by Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Upper Valley. More information: 802-649-8828.

Mascoma Holiday Craft Fair in West Canaan: Saturday, Nov. 25, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mascoma Valley Regional High School, 27 Royal Road. Around 100 crafters and vendors will be set up at the high school and neighboring Indian River Middle School. Food available for purchase. More information: 603-523-7712.

Pods for the Pulpit Craft Fair in Norwich: Saturday, Nov. 25, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tracy Hall, 300 Main St. More than 30 professional crafters with a variety of items including photography, woodblock prints, felting, pottery and paintings. Hosted by Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Upper Valley. More information: 802-649-8828.

Small Business Saturday Makers Market in Norwich: Saturday, Nov. 25, noon to 3 p.m. King Arthur Baking Cafe, Bakery, and Retail Store, 135 Route 5. Upper Valley makers sell handcrafted items, including Christmas wreaths, knit and sewn items, sketch portraits, woodworking, jewelry and pottery. 802-649-3361.

“Ho Ho Holiday Shopping Spree” in Bradford, Vt.: Saturday, Nov. 25, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Grace United Methodist Church, 186 N. Main St. Includes specialty food, fine crafts, collectibles, children's books, baked goods and tarot readings. 802-222-9062.

Winter Wonderland Craft Fair in Claremont: Saturday, Dec. 2, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Claremont Senior Center, 5 Acer Heights Road. Annual craft fair features more than 25 vendors, cookie walk and raffles. Lunch available. More information: seniorctr5@comcast.net or 603-543-5998.

Holiday Bazaar in Lebanon: Saturday, Dec. 2, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Lebanon United Methodist Church, 18 School St. Includes artwork, jewelry, baked goods, knit/crochet items and white elephant items. Credit cards accepted. More information: 603-252-9555.

Lebanon Woman’s Club Holiday Bazaar: Saturday, Dec. 2, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Marion Carter House, 1 Campbell St. Includes homemade crafts, embroidered tote bags, stocking stuffers and baked goods. All proceeds go to local charities and Lebanon High School senior girls’ awards. More information: 603-643-5057 or 603-252-1885.

Craft and Cookie Sale in Enfield: Saturday, Dec. 2, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Enfield United Methodist Church, 314 Route 4. Features a variety of cookies that can be purchased individually or by the dozen, in addition to other baked goods, crafts and gifts. “Entrees to Go,” $8 each, starting at noon. 603-632-5030.

St. Nicholas Fair in New London: Saturday, Dec. 2, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 52 Gould Road. Features handmade crafts, homemade baked goods, Santa’s treasures and woodworking activities for children led by an expert craftsmen. Lunch available for purchase. 603-526-8530.

Holiday Craft Fair and Cookie Walk in New London: Saturday, Dec. 2, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Outing Club Indoor Center, 114 Cougar Court. Features more than 40 vendors, handmade crafts, specialty foods and holiday decorations. Refreshments available for purchase. wilmotwca.org/2022-holiday-craft-fair.

Thompson Annual Holiday Bazaar and Cookie Walk in Woodstock: Saturday, Dec. 2, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Thompson Center, 99 Senior Lane. Features baked goods, handmade sheep ornaments, handmade jewelry, knitted and sewn items, goat soap products, canvas prints, crafts and calendars, crystals, Santa visit, Cookie Walk and raffle. 802-457-3277 or thompsonseniorcenter.org.

Strafford Holiday Craft Sale: Saturday, Dec. 2, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Barrett Memorial Hall, 248 Route 132. Features 37 craftspeople including potters, wood workers and wood turners, painters and print artists, soap makers, jewelers, folk artists, weavers and poets. Live music and food truck. 802-765-4076.

Holiday Gift Extravaganza in Enfield: Saturday, Dec. 2, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Enfield Shaker Museum, 447 Route 4A. Features handcrafted items from Upper Valley craftspeople, dried herbal and floral decorations, regional food specialties, Shaker reproductions and holiday decorations. shakermuseum.org.

Bugbee Holiday Craft Fair in White River Junction: Friday, Dec. 8, 1 to 5 p.m. Bugbee Senior Center, 262 N. Main St. Area makers showcase products, crafts, and artwork; along with a jewelry bazaar, a cafe with food and refreshments; and a raffle. Proceeds support Bugbee’s mission to help seniors age independently. 802-295-9068.

Handmade Holiday Market in White River Junction: Saturday, Dec. 9, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. CraftStudies, 87 Maple St. Explore a carefully curated group of artisans from the Upper Valley community and beyond. Meet and chat with the makers of pottery, jewelry, wood and textile goods and more. Free admission. More information: craftstudies.com.

Hanover Garden Club Annual Holiday Sale: Saturday, Dec. 9, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Hanover Garden Club Greenhouse, 41 Grasse Road. Handcrafted boxwood trees and table centerpieces; baked goods and poppers/crackers; small houseplants and gardening gloves. Proceeds support club's horticultural community good works. hgclubweb@gmail.com.

Cookie Walk and Craft Sale in Hartland: Saturday, Dec. 9, 9 to 11 a.m. Hartland UCC (Brick Church), 10 Station Road. Features Christmas cookies and handcrafted items. 802-436-2224.

Bugbee Holiday Craft Fair in White River Junction: Saturday, Dec. 9, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Bugbee Senior Center, 262 N. Main St. Area makers showcase products, crafts, and artwork; along with a jewelry bazaar, a cafe with food and refreshments; and a raffle. Proceeds support Bugbee’s mission to help seniors age independently. 802-295-9068.

Annual Christmas Bazaar in West Fairlee: Saturday, Dec. 16, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. West Fairlee Church, 954 Route 113. Includes Christmas decorations, White Elephant table, knitting, crocheting, woodworking, historical items, crafts, food and Lorna’s Quilt Show and Sale. Soup, chili and hotdogs lunch available for purchase. 802-685-3141.

Pop up holiday markets

Gallery of Gifts: Handmade for the Holidays in Newport: Saturday, Nov. 4 through Saturday, Dec. 23. Library Arts Center, 58 N. Main St. Features hand-crafted gifts by over 100 local artisans, including pottery, woodworking, jewelry, knits, handmade soaps, local honey and maple syrup, fiber art and original artwork. Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. More information: libraryartscenter.org.

Christmas Show and Sale in West Lebanon: Thursday, Nov. 2 through Sunday, Dec. 24. Upper Valley Plaza, 250 Plainfield Road (Route 12A). Features handmade gifts created by members of the Lebanon Art and Crafts Association. Saturday-Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. More information: lebanonartandcrafts.org.

Chandler’s Artisan Holiday Market in Randolph: Friday, Nov. 17 through Sunday, Dec. 24. Chandler Center for the Arts, 71-73 Main St. Browse handmade gifts made by area crafters, makers and artists. Tuesday-Thursday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 4 p.m. More information: chandler-arts.org.

AVA’s Annual Holiday Exhibition in Lebanon: Friday, Nov. 24 through Saturday, Dec. 30. AVA Gallery and Art Center, 11 Bank St. View and purchase art created by AVA members. Open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. More information: avagallery.org.

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