Christmas craft fair – Friday and Saturday, Nov. 23 and 24, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Anchor Missionary Fellowship, (at the bungalow), intersection of Broadturn and County roads, Scarborough-Buxton town line. Christmas baskets, jewelry, candy, cookies, Christmas bread, cloth wreathes, lots of knit items, sweatshirts, decorations and gifts. Lunch available.

Christmas in the country caft fair – Friday, Nov. 23, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., and Saturday, Nov. 24, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Bonny Eagle High School, 700 Saco Road, Standish. Sponsored by Old Red Church in Standish as a scholarship fundraiser for Bonny Eagle students. Craftst, toys, jewelry, clothing, pet items, holiday decorations; 140 crafters. Concessions by Bonny Eagle swim team.

Christmas fair – Friday and Saturday, Nov. 23 and 24, Pythian Sisters Narragansett Temple 111, Route 22, Buxton Center. Wreaths, crafts and more. All-you-can-eat beef stew luncheon with pie and coffee, $5.

Annual fall fair – Saturday, Nov. 24, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Barron Center, 1145 Brighton Ave., Portland. Sponsored by Animal Refuge League, Westbrook, to benefit the Pets are Worth Saving (PAWS) Fund for animals with special medical needs. Homemade crafts, knitted and crocheted items, quilts, jewelry, raffles, Christmas handmade gifts and ornaments, food, pet items and toys, child items and much more.

Christmas fair – Saturday, Nov. 24, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., North Gorham United Church of Christ, 4 Standish Neck Road, Gorham. Crafts, food and lunch.

Christmas fair – Saturday, Nov. 24, Greater Portland Christian School, 1338 Broadway, South Portland. Sponsored by the school’s parent-teacher fellowship. Thirty crafters and other vendors selling handmade crafts, as well as name-brand products such as Mary Kay, Longaberger, etc. Silent auction table, refreshments available for sale. Check for times at

Holiday fair – Thursday, Nov. 29, 3-8:30 p.m., Pond Cove School, 12 Scott Dyer Road, Cape Elizabeth. Sponsored by the Pond Cove Parents Association. Raffle, gifts, products and services from more than 35 local artists and businesses, including handmade jewelry, health and beauty products, scrapbooking, clothing, ceramics, photography and artwork.

Prelude Fine Art and Craft Show – Friday, Nov. 30, 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Arundel Masonic Lodge, corner of Temple and North streets, Kennebunkport. Also Saturday, Dec. 1, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., and Sunday Dec. 2, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Village Christmas fair – Saturday, Dec. 1, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Bar Mills Parish House, Route 4A, Bar Mills. Greens, crafts, baked goods, candy and raffles. Sponsored by the Women’s Fellowship, First Congregational Church of Buxton (Tory Hill).

Old-fashioned Christmas fair – Saturday, Dec. 1, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, 580 Forest Ave., Portland. Antiques, art, fresh greens, crafts, ornaments, books, CDs, DVDs, cheese and baked treats, jewelry, kids room, gourmet lobster stew lunch and the raffle of a Sony 40-inch-LCD TV.

Church fair – Saturday, Dec. 1, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Raymond Village Community Church, UCC, Main Street, Raymond. Cookie walk, handmade items (sweaters scarves, pottery), wreaths, homemade baked goods, children’s shopping room, attic room, fragrances, jewelry, maple syrup, afghan raffle and breakfast and lunch served.

Christmas fair – Saturday, Dec. 1, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Sabbathday Lake Grange, Route 26, New Gloucester. To rent tables by Nov. 28 or for more information, call Pam Dyer at 657-4612.

Old-fashioned Christmas fair – Saturday, Dec. 1, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., North Windham Union Church, 723 Roosevelt Trail (Route 302), Windham. Hand-sewn and knitted goods, homespun crafts, baked goods, silent auction, activities for the kids, and more. Lunch counter with lobster rolls and homemade soup.

Holiday fair – Saturday, Dec. 1, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., West Cumberland Methodist Church Parish Hall, Blackstrap Road, West Cumberland. Crafts, gifts, preserves, antiques, white elephant table and bake sale.

Christmas craft fair – Saturday, Dec. 1, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., West Scarborough United Methodist Church, corner of Route 1 and Church Street, Scarborough. Handmade crafts, cookie bakery, gift certificate wreaths, grandma’s attic, ready-to-give gift baskets, silent auction, hand knits, decorated evergreen wreaths, bake sale, and “a little taste of Maine” chowder and blueberry crisp luncheon.

First Parish Christmas fair – Saturday, Dec. 1, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., First Parish Congregational Church, 1 Church St., Gorham. Lasanga luncheon, Santa, sleigh rides, crafts, greens, silent auction, knit items, jewelry, baked goods, toys, candy, face painting and much more.

Christmas fair – Saturday, Dec. 1, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., South Windham Community Church, 31 Main St., Windham. Raffle laptop computer and tables with baked goods, crafts and new and used items. For table rental, call 893-0502.

Yuletide fair – Saturday, Dec. 1, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., First Congregational Church, 167 Black Point Road, Scarborough. Crafts, handmade knits, gifts, candy, food, holiday greens and gently used “almost” antiques. Luncheon 11 a.m.-2 p.m. featuring fish chowder or beef stew, biscuits, beverages and homemade desserts. $5. Takeout available.

Coastal Christmas Fair – Saturday, Dec. 1, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Peoples Methodist Church, 310 Broadway, South Portland. Baked goods, jewelry, candy, trash and treasure, knits and crafts. Luncheon of hot dogs, crabmeat rolls, corn chowder, lobster stew and chili.

Annual Shaker Christmas fair – Saturday, Dec. 1, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, Route 26, New Gloucester. Shaker home-baked holiday goodies (fruitcakes, herb biscuits, breads, cookies, pickles, jellies and relishes), white elephant room, gifts including handcrafts for people of all ages.

Christmas fair – Saturday, Dec. 1, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 179 Ridgeland Ave., South Portland. Home baked goods and candy, knit goods, jewelry, white elephant table, 2008 calendars, Rada cutlery and children’s grab bags. Clam chowder and hot dogsluncheon.

Christmas craft fair – Saturday, Dec. 1, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.,

Blue Pont Congregational Church, 236 Pine Point Road, Scarborough. 20th annual fair. Homemade haddock chowder luncheon, including chips, drink and desserts. will be served from 11 a.m.-1pm.; craft tables of jewelry, baked goods, wreaths, boxwood arrangements, pet product of dog biscuits and dog and cat toys, gifts from the sea of driftwood and seaglass art pieces, knitted items (hats, sweaters, afghans) gourmet cookies, painted wood decorations, photo prints and note cards, angle pins, raffles and more. Coffee provided by Freaky Bean. Pictures with Santa from 10 a.m.-noon, $5 donation.

Christmas Fair -Saturday, Dec.1, 9 a.m.-1p.m., St. Ann’s Episcopal Church, corner of River and Windham Center roads, Windham. Crafts, baked goods, silent auction, greens, jewelry, confections, children’s activities and lasagna luncheon. Come join us for some holiday cheer.

Craft fair – Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 1 and 2, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Westbrook High School cafeteria, Stroudwater St., Westbrook. To benefit the Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital. Tables, $50 for both days; $30, one day; Santa visits 11 a.m.- 1 p.m., both days. Collecting toys to be delivered to childen in the hospital for Christmas.

Holiday artisan show – Saturday, Dec. 8, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Center Stage Performing Arts, Raymond. Handemade crafts, jewelry, pottery, artwork, hand knitted items, decorative ornaments, candles and more. Crafters wanted, call 761-2938.

Nonprofit organizations can send information on their fairs and festivals 10 days in advance to [email protected]

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