Those Crafty Crafters Are Everywhere! Late Fall 2014

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We have so many craft fairs going on this month in Appleseed Country! The next two weekends are full of options.

On the weekend of November 7th-9th, we have the following Fairs:

The Pumpkin Patch Food & Craft Fair at the Leominster United Methodist Church, 77 Hall St., Leominster.  This is an a two day event beginning Friday from 4pm-8pm and continuing on Saturday from 9am-6:30pm. Enjoy a fried chicken dinner on Friday, roast pork dinner on Saturday — and in between, a fun family fair that includes a visit from Santa from noon to 2 pm on Saturday! Visit for details.

On Saturday the 8th from 9am-3pm, it’s the 36th Annual Narragansett Craft Fair at Narragansett Middle School, 464 Baldwinville Rd., Baldwinville. Start your holiday shopping at this popular fair featuring craftspeople from around New England! Take a chance at the coffee can auction and big ticket raffle, enjoy lunch in the café. Free admission, but visitors are invited to bring a non-perishable food item to donate to the Food Pantry. For more information, visit

Also on Saturday the 8th from 9am-3pm, it’s a Craft Fair at the Grover Hermann Certer, 971 Main St., Lancaster. Crafters include pottery, jewelry, wood items, gift baskets, knitted items, Christmas decorations, candles, and more. Also Pampered Chef, Scentsy, Tastefully Simple, and Mary Kay. Admission is free.

And then on the weekend of November 15th-16th, we have even more!

On Saturday the 15th from 9am-9pm and Sunday the 16th from 9am-noon, it’s the Fall Fair at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, 50 Spruce St., Winchendon.

On Saturday the 15th from 9am-2pm, it’s a Holiday Bazaar at Athol Congregational Church, 1225 Chestnut St., Athol. Baked goods, holiday craft items, tag sale tables, jewelry table, cinnamon buns, corn chowder and Indian pudding.

Also on the 15th from 9am-2pm, it’s the Christmas Fair at First Church of Templeton, on The Common, Routes 2A and 101. Browse through basement bargains, home baked goods, craft items, a Chinese auction, large theme baskets raffle, a silent auction, children’s gifts, annual quilt raffle, and a luncheon at 11 am.

From 10am-3pm on the 15th, Ashby Elementary School will host its annual Christmas Fair in the gym with 45 Crafter and Vendor spaces, Lunch, Kid’s Corner, Prizes, Entertainment and Andy the Texas Armadillo will pass out free meal coins to the kids.

And on the 16th from 11am-5pm, it’s the Third Annual MOMS On Track Craft Fair at Leominster Veteran’s Center, 100 West St.

And How About Craft Beer?

On Saturday, November 8th from 3pm-5pm, it’s Fruitlands’ Second Annual Craft Beer Tasting. Taste a range of delicious New England ales and lagers from craft brewers while enjoying stunning autumn views of the Nashua River Valley and munching hors d’oeuvres from Fireside Catering of Gibbet Hill Grill. Arrive early and check out the museum. Stay later to roast marshmallows and gather around the Annual Bonfire. Members $45, Nonmembers $50, Designated Drivers $10. Hors d’oeuvres, museum admission, and bonfire included in ticket price. Must be 21 or older. For more information, visit

There is nothing like homemade, local, one of a kind craft items! So come check out as many as you would like this month in Appleseed Country!