Less than a month stands between us and Christmas Day.
Most of us have plenty of gift buying to do before the holidays.
Fortunately, there are holiday bazaars and festivals this weekend:
SEQUIM — The Sequim High School Band Boosters will present its annual Down Home Holiday Bazaar from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
Entry is free and parking is ample at the high school, 601 N. Sequim Ave.
The bazaar will feature quality handmade crafts and gifts from many vendors.
Proceeds will benefit the high school band.
SEQUIM — The Sequim Lavender Growers Association will host the 14th annual Lavender Holiday Bazaar from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. today and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Sunland Ballroom.
Attendees who bring a new unwrapped toy for Toys for Tots will receive a free raffle ticket at the bazaar, 109 Hilltop Drive.
Unique lavender gifts, raffle baskets, decorated trees and other items will be available.
Soup and sandwiches will be served Saturday.
Santa also will be present for photos.
Raffle ticket proceeds will benefit the Toys for Tots organization.
For more information, phone 360-681-3035 or go to lavenderfestival.com.
QUILCENE — A Holiday Bazaar to benefit the Quilcene Food Bank will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Quilcene Community Center.
There will be pictures with Santa, shopping, door prizes and items for sale. Boy Scouts will be selling holiday wreaths and there also will be soup and rolls for sale.
All proceeds will benefit the Quilcene Food Bank.
For more information, call Anne at 360-765-4447 or Dotty at 360-796-4978.