Monica Russell, left, and her aunt, Gail McDonald, both of Port Angeles, examine a table filled with holiday crafts at the 37th annual edition of the Original Christmas Cottage craft fair last weekend at Vern Burton Community Center in Port Angeles. Holiday bazaars continue this weekend across the North Olympic Peninsula. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Monica Russell, left, and her aunt, Gail McDonald, both of Port Angeles, examine a table filled with holiday crafts at the 37th annual edition of the Original Christmas Cottage craft fair last weekend at Vern Burton Community Center in Port Angeles. Holiday bazaars continue this weekend across the North Olympic Peninsula. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Holiday bazaars continue this weekend

Holiday bazaars offer a way to pick up unique gifts for friends and family.

Many are planned on the North Olympic Peninsula this weekend.


Holiday show

SEQUIM — The Sequim Farmers Market will host a holiday show at the Guy Cole Convention Center from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Attendees can shop for handmade and homegrown local items at the center in Carrie Blake Park, 202 N. Blake Ave.

In exchange for a donation, the Sequim Food Bank will gift-wrap attendees’ purchases.

Yuletide bazaar

SEQUIM — Dungeness Valley Lutheran Church will offer a yuletide bazaar from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Handcrafted items, baked goods and art for homes and gardens will be sold at the church, 925 N. Sequim Ave.

A lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Proceeds will benefit local charities.

Holiday bazaar

SEQUIM — Greywolf Elementary School’s two-day holiday bazaar will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and Saturday.

The bazaar at the school at 171 Carlsborg Road will feature more than 70 vendors.

Live music performances and refreshments served by Blackbird Coffeehouse will be available.

For more information, call 360-670-1320.

Hospital guild bazaar

SEQUIM — The Sequim Guild of Seattle Children’s Hospital’s ninth annual holiday bazaar will begin at 9 a.m. today.

The sale will offer more than 30 vendors selling handcrafted items at the Sequim Prairie Grange, 290 MacLeay Road.

Mrs. Claus’ kitchen will serve chili, coffee cakes, baked potatoes, hot dogs and beverages.

Wood artisans

SEQUIM — The Sequim Elks Lodge will host the Pacific Northwest Wood Artisans’ annual show and sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Admission to the event at the lodge, 143 Port Williams Road, is free.

Wood carvings, lathe-turned wooden bowls, plates, pens and vases will be available.

Artists will exhibit driftwood art, carved and decorated gourds, and pyrography.

This year’s featured artist will be Gene Boggs of Carlsborg, who will provide demonstrations of pyrography.

Other artists are slated to provide other woodworking skill demonstrations.

For more information, call Gary Cummins at 360-379-0771 or 360-774-1378, or visit


Holiday shopping

PORT ANGELES — More than 20 local vendors, artists and crafters will offer holiday-oriented items from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.

The Port Angeles High School Band Boosters also will offer refreshments at the sale at the Masonic Temple, 622 S. Lincoln St.

Funds generated from the sale of refreshments will benefit the band’s upcoming Washington, D.C., trip.

For more information, contact Kelly Barnes at [email protected] or 360-461-9498.

Homemade for Heroes

PORT ANGELES — Handmade for Heroes Inc. will hold its Christmas bazaar from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

The sale will be at the Fraternal Order of Eagles 483, 2843 E. Myrtle St.

A lunch will be available.

Christmas bazaar

PORT ANGELES — St. Matthew Lutheran Church will host its Christmas bazaar from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Holiday decorations, Christmas gift ideas, homemade baked goods, and jams and jellies will be for sale at the church, 132 E. 13th St.

Soup and fresh rolls will be served at lunch.

The public is invited to bring cameras for photos with St. Nicholas from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Funds raised will be used to support the church’s Wednesday night community dinners.

For more information, call 360-457-4122.

Angelic festival

PORT ANGELES — Queen of Angels Church will host its Angelic Festival today and Saturday.

The festival is planned from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. both days in the church’s gym, 213 W. 11th St.

Toys, handcrafts, gifts, white elephants, fair trade items, and fabric and craft supplies will be for sale. A country store will be offered.

Lunch including Reuben sandwiches will be served from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Free coffee will be available.

Boutique craft sale

PORT ANGELES — The annual Holiday Boutique Craft Sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Handmade items and gifts will be for sale in the Peninsula room at the Red Lion Hotel, 221 N. Lincoln St.

Elks holiday bazaar

PORT ANGELES — The Port Angeles Elks’ second annual holiday bazaar will occur from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Various vendors and a raffle will be held at the Elks Naval Lodge, 131 E. First St.

Food and beverages will be available.

Proceeds will benefit the Elks’ scholarship foundation.

For more information, contact Jenny Smith at 360-775-5734 or jennysfun [email protected]

Scandinavian sale

PORT ANGELES — The Sons of Norway Olympic Lodge 37 will hold its fall luncheon and bake sale Saturday.

Starting at 10 a.m., homemade Scandinavian baked goods, including cookies, breads, pies, krumkake and lefse, will be featured at the lodge, 131 W. Fifth St.

Lunch will include split pea and sausage, as well as vegetable soups, baked potatoes with toppings and pie by the slice.

Also offered will be Norwegian waffles with various toppings.

There will also be Scandinavian gifts for sale.

The event will close when supplies are exhausted or by 2 p.m., event organizers said.


Trunk show

PORT TOWNSEND — A jewelry trunk show at About Time Clothing and Shoes will offer Jazzola earrings and precious stone rings from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.

Visitors to the shop at 830 Water St. can meet the representative of Jazzola and look for holiday gifts.

Jazzola uses recycled Boeing metal to create lightweight earrings.

Holiday wreaths

PORT TOWNSEND — Holiday wreaths are on sale to benefit scholarships for Port Townsend High School graduating seniors.

Wreaths ordered on the Port Townsend Education Foundation website at www.pteducation for $30 can be picked up at the Food Co-op. Text 360-643-1077 for home delivery in Port Townsend.

For more information, call Carol Labbe at 360-683-7130 or Cinda O’Dell at 360-797-7105.

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