Kathy Norwood offers her knit hats for sale at last year's Island Arts Association Holiday Craft Fair. This year's fair is set for Nov. 30 and Dec. 1. ISLANDER FILE PHOTO

Craft fairs, book sales and church fairs, oh my!


book sale

MOUNT DESERT — The Northeast Harbor Library will hold a book sale Thursday, Nov. 29 from 4-5:30 p.m. Books, audio CDs and DVDs for all ages will be available. Call 276-3333.



craft fair

BAR HARBOR — The Island Arts Association presents its annual Holiday Craft Fair Friday, Nov. 30 and Saturday, Dec. 1 at the Atlantic Oceanside Hotel and Event Center.

The fair will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday. In addition to booths with local crafters, the fair includes a raffle, lunch and bake sale.

Proceeds benefit the YWCA MDI. Visit islandartsassociation.com.


Tremont church

Christmas fair

TREMONT — The Tremont Congregational Church plans a Christmas Fair Saturday, Dec. 1 from 8 a.m. to noon.

The fair will include a white elephant exchange, crafts, children’s gift wrapping table, food items, coffee and muffins.


MDI Lioness

Christmas craft fair

BASS HARBOR — The annual MDI Lioness Christmas Craft Sale is set for Saturday, Dec. 1 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Tremont Consolidated School.

Crafts and food will be available. Call 266-5859.


Hull’s Cove

church fair

BAR HARBOR — The Church of Our Father in Hulls Cove will hold its 43rd Annual Christmas Fair Saturday, Dec. 1 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The fair features “Mrs. Claus’ Bake Table,” heirloom Christmas ornaments, fresh balsam wreaths and handcrafts.

A white elephant and a soup and sandwich luncheon is also planned. Contact 288-3674.


Church fair

ELLSWORTH — First Congregational Church of Ellsworth will host a Christmas Fair Saturday, Dec. 1 from 8 a.m.-1 p.m.

The church is located at 2 Church Street. Crafts, books, puzzles, attic treasures, jewelry and baked goods will be available. Call 667-8321.


BHCC church fair

BAR HARBOR —The Bar Harbor Congregational Church annual Christmas Fair, luncheon and sale is set for Thursday, Dec. 6 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 29 Mount Desert Street.

“Start your holiday shopping and browse through the many unique items and attic treasures located in the church parlor,” event organizers said. “The raffle tables will be filled with gift certificates generously donated by local restaurants and businesses, as well as artwork and fine hand crafts.”

Lunch begins at 11:00 a.m. and will feature several soup options, sandwiches and pie.

The fair also features knitted, crocheted and other handmade items, an old-fashioned cheese wheel, homemade candy, cookies and baked goods.

All areas of the church are wheelchair accessible.

Contact the church office at 288-9951. Funds from this event will support programs and activities of the church.


Holiday book sale

MOUNT DESERT — The Northeast Harbor Library plans a sale of books, audio CDs and DVDs Thursday, Dec. 6 from 4-5:30 p.m. The books, movies and music includes selections for all ages. 1 Joy Rd. Call 276-3333.


Harbor House Holiday Celebration

SOUTHWEST HARBOR — Local craft makers will be selling their wares from 3 – 7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 7 and Saturday, Dec. 8 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Harbor House on Main Street.

The craft fair is part of the Harbor House Holiday Celebration, which also includes hayrides, hot cocoa and live music. Contact Harbor House at 244-3713.


Library book sale

SOUTHWEST HARBOR — The Southwest Harbor Public Library will hold its annual Holiday Book Sale Dec. 8 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Hundreds of hardcover and paperback books will be for sale. All are in new or nearly new condition and perfect for gift-giving.

All proceeds support the library’s ongoing programs and operations. Contact 244-7065.


Children’s bazaar

BAR HARBOR — A Children’s Christmas Bazaar is planned for Saturday, Dec. 8 from 9 a.m. to noon at the YWCA MDI.

Adult and teen volunteers help participating kids gather gifts, manage their money and wrap gifts. Call 288-5009.


Crafters at the Town Hall Village Improvement Society (VIS) craft fair. This year the VIS plans a Holiday Shopping Bazaar for Children Shoppers Sunday, Dec. 9 ISLANDER FILE PHOTO

Town Hill bazaar set

BAR HARBOR — The Town Hill Village Improvement Society (VIS) is set to host a “Holiday Shopping Bazaar for Children Shoppers” Sunday, Dec. 9 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Gifts range from $1-$5.

Baked goods, mac and cheese, hot dogs, fish chowder, cold drinks and hot chocolate will be for sale. Santa will be on hand and gift wrapping services provided.

Proceeds to benefit the hall. Village Improvement Society, Rte 102, Town Hill, next to the fire station.

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