Snowflake Fair features wreaths, bowls, pillows

A Snowflake Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Lovell United Church of Christ at 1174 Main St.

Featured items include balsam wreaths, berry bowls, fir pillows, hand-knit items, gifts, books, baked goods, raffles, American Girl Doll clothing and luncheon items.


Library holds WWII lecture, holiday craft event for teens

The Wells Public Library will host the following programs this week at 1434 Post Road:

The pre-Veterans Day talk “A Few Seconds with Our Fathers: Songs and Stories of WWII” will be given at 6 p.m. Tuesday. Award-winning songwriters Curt Bessette and Jenn Kurtz will present the program, honoring World War II veterans through stories and original songs.

A teen craft event focusing on holiday pin jewelry will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday. All supplies will be provided.

The Conversational French Language Group will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, offering an informal approach to practicing the language.

The Lego and Rubik’s Cube Club will meet at 3 p.m. Friday for brain games. Participants can build master creations with Legos provided by the library. All ages are welcome.

The Fiber Arts group will meet at 10 a.m. Friday to continue embroidery, cross-stitch, sewing, weaving, quilting and other needlework projects.

For more details, call the library at 646-8181.


Church service recognizes veterans’ contributions

First Congregational Church at 386 Main St. will host a Veterans Day service at 6 p.m. Saturday to honor and recognize veterans for their service.

Sammie Angel will perform and other veterans will sing patriotic songs and hymns. Light refreshments will be served. All are invited to attend.

For more details, call 645-2535.

Holiday fair attendees can peruse more than 20 booths

The Cathedral of St. Luke will hold its annual holiday fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at 143 State St.

The fair will include more than 20 booths with a variety of items for sale, including home-baked treats, vintage jewelry and home items, children’s toys, books, boutique crafts, attic treasures and furniture. The event will feature raffles, a silent auction, free coffee and a slice of pie for all veterans. Lunch will be offered from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The St. Luke’s Cathedral Choir, the Holiday Brass and Boy Singers of Maine will perform throughout the day.


Organizations can request space at volunteer fair

The town of Falmouth will host a volunteer fair from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday at the Mason-Motz Activity Center, at 190 Middle Road.

Representatives from area nonprofits, service organizations and booster clubs will showcase their organizations and highlight volunteer opportunities.

Space is still available for organizations wishing to participate. Participation is free.

Contact Erin Bishop Cadigan at [email protected]


Church’s Christmas fair will be held Saturday

Phillips Community Church will hold its annual Christmas Craft Fair and Lunch from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Phillips Community House at 31 Main Street.

The event will feature a variety of crafts and lunch items.

For more details, call Jeanne Conroy at 639-3000.


Program honors veteran of American Revolution

Tickets are available for the Veterans Day Remembrance Dinner & Program, to be held at 5 p.m. Saturday at the Washburn-Norlands Living History Center at 290 Norlands Road.

The event will include a special tribute to Revolutionary War veteran Samuel Benjamin. It will feature a tour of Benjamin’s daughter’s 1867 family home, followed by a harvest dinner in the historic Farmer’s Cottage and an interactive living-history program.

Tickets are $23, and a minimum number must be sold for the event to take place. Register by Wednesday at 897-4366.


Episcopal church holds Holiday Treasures Craft Fair

A Holiday Treasures Craft Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church at 678 Washington Ave.

The fair will include crafts, food and handmade items.


Portland Trumpet Ensemble to perform church concert

The Portland Trumpet Ensemble will perform at 3 p.m. Saturday at the historic Christ Church at 6 Dane St.

The concert will feature unique arrangements, including Baroque trumpet voluntaries and standards.

The concert is open to all, with tickets available at the door. A donation of $15, or $10 for seniors and students, is suggested. Children under 12 years old may attend free.

For more details, go to, email [email protected] or call 985-4494.


Annual historical society fair features 2 floors of crafters

The Waterborough Historical Society will hold its annual Holiday Fair & Silent Auction from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Grange Hall, at 31 West Road.

Attendees may browse the crafters on two floors and participate in a silent auction featuring items and gift cards donated by local merchants.

For more details, call Jim Carll at 247-5878 or email [email protected]


United Methodist church to hold Saturday bake sale

A Craft and Bake Sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the North Sebago United Methodist Church, at 820 Sebago Road, Route 114.

A light lunch will be available for purchase.

For more details, call Rosabel Dyer at 787-2661.


Seasonal decorations, crafts to be featured at holiday fair

The Windham Hill United Church of Christ Women’s Fellowship will hold a holiday fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday in the Fellowship Hall at 140 Windham Center Road.

The event will include a silent auction, seasonal decorations and greenery, crafts, gifts, preserves, a bake sale and candy items, fine wood crafts and stained glass. Lunch items will be available for purchase.


Veterans Day parade begins at SMCC campus

The South Portland War Veterans Memorial Association, which includes the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 832 and the American Legion Post No. 35, will sponsor a Veterans Day parade at 10 a.m. Saturday.

The parade will form at 9:30 a.m. at Southern Maine Community College at the end of Broadway. It will continue down Broadway to the Veterans Monunment, just beyond Pratt and Abbott, for a short service.

For more details, call 807-5254 or 799-3997 after 3 p.m.