WEEKEND: Get in gift-giving mood at holiday bazaars

Peninsula Daily News

Aspiring Santas can find plenty of gifts at this weekend’s holiday bazaars — and please themselves with a few treats as well.

From the annual Christmas Cottage in Port Angeles to an arts and crafts fair in Chimacum, North Olympic Peninsula bazaars feature just about every type of gift or decoration one could want for the holidays.

Here is a sample:



PORT ANGELES

Christmas Cottage

PORT ANGELES — The 31st annual Christmas Cottage will feature handmade gifts and ornaments at the Vern Burton Community Center this weekend.

The three-day fair will be from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. today and Saturday as well as from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the community center at 308 E. Fourth St.

Everything for sale is hand-crafted, made by the 25 vendors at the show, said Nancy Jackson, one of the organizers.

Clothing for big kids, little kids and adults will be sold as well as items for pets, Christmas decorations, gifts, jewelry and baked goods, Jackson said.

“There’s something for everyone, and it’s in all price ranges.

“We try to have a broad range,” she added.

Hot lunches will be served all day, Jackson said.

Craft and Bake Fair

PORT ANGELES — A Craft and Bake Fair is planned at the Dry Creek Grange from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Vendors at the grange, which is at 3520 W. Edgewood Drive, will have crafts or baked items for sale.

Food and drinks will be available for purchase downstairs.

Table rentals are available for $15.

For more information, phone 360-670-1441 or 360-452-9413, or email ctkelly@olypen.com.

Scandinavian treats

PORT ANGELES — Holy Trinity Lutheran Church’s Fall/Holiday Bazaar is planned from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Handcrafted gifts, fair-trade items, homemade soaps and hearty soup mixes will be for sale at the church at 301 E. Lopez Ave.

Members of the Sons of Norway will stock their bakery corner with “the delights of Scandinavia.”

The baked goods include lefse, the traditional flatbread of Norway, along with rye breads, julekake, krumkake, fattigman, ginger creams, almond bars, pepperkakor and more.

A silent auction will be held.

Breakfast will be available, and there will be activities for children.

Lutheran bazaar

PORT ANGELES — St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 132 E. 13th St., will hold a Christmas bazaar from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

The event will include gifts, ornaments, baked goods and more.

For more information, phone 360-457-4122.

Boutique craft sale

PORT ANGELES — The annual Holiday Boutique Craft Sale will be held at the Camp Fire Clubhouse, 619 E. Fourth St., from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

The event will offer quilted items, fabric purses, fused glass, baby items and more.

Wreath orders taken

PORT ANGELES — The Port Angeles Garden Club will take orders for decorated evergreen holiday wreaths during the Port Angeles Farmers Market on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The Gateway transit center, corner of Front and Lincoln streets.

The benefit is one of the Port Angeles Garden Club’s major fundraisers.

Proceeds from the wreath sale support club activities, civic involvement and scholarships.

For more information, phone Teri Miller at 360-452-3062.



SEQUIM

Touch of holiday

SEQUIM — A Touch of Holiday Bazaar will be held at the Sequim Masonic Lodge, 700 S. Fifth Ave., from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday.

Formerly known as the Parkwood Craft and Bake Sale, this event will include the same vendors, plus many new sellers of crafts, gifts and baked goods.

Agnew bazaar

AGNEW — The Agnew Helpful Neighbors Holiday Bazaar will be held at the Agnew Hall, 1241 N. Barr Road, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Holiday gifts, collectibles and more will be available.

Lunch will be served, with homemade stew, pies, sandwiches and more available for purchase.



PORT TOWNSEND AND JEFFERSON COUNTY

Christmas shopping

PORT LUDLOW — Kick Off to Christmas Shopping is planned at the Port Ludlow Beach Club from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. today.

About 16 vendors will sell goods at the club at 121 Marina View Drive, said Amber Anglin, event coordinator.

Admission is free.

For more information, phone Anglin at 360-302-1151.

Arts, crafts fair

CHIMACUM — An arts and crafts fair is planned at the Tri-Area Community Center on Saturday and Sunday.

The fair will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day at the community center, 10 West Valley Road in Chimacum.

Proceeds from a bake sale during the fair will benefit the Tri-Area Community Center and the senior nutrition program.

Crafts, collectables and antiques will be sold. On Saturday, the fair will include a garage sale.

Door prizes also are planned.

For information, visit www.hesters-crafty-ways.com.

Last modified: November 08. 2012 3:53PM
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