‘Tis the season for craft fairs



It's craft fair season with churches and organizations gearing up for their annual offerings from area craftsmen and women and artists. Above is Island Arts Association member Kaitlyn Duggan, a potter from Islesford. That group's fair is set for Friday and Saturday, Dec. 5 and 6, at the Atlantic Oceanside Conference Center in Bar Harbor. FILE PHOTO

It’s craft fair season with churches and organizations gearing up for their annual offerings from area craftsmen and women and artists. Above is Island Arts Association member Kaitlyn Duggan, a potter from Islesford. FILE PHOTO

Holiday craft fairs are great places to buy gifts for upcoming holidays, to get a bite to eat and support the local economy and community. The holiday season is fast approaching. Don’t miss the fun fairs listed below!

Friday, Dec. 12

SOUTHWEST HARBOR — Local crafters will sell beautiful gifts for the holiday season in the Old Yellow Schoolhouse from 3-7 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 13

BAR HARBOR — The Community School of Mount Desert Island will host a holiday fair in Turrets Great Hall at College of the Atlantic from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The fair includes fine crafts and seasonal goods, a hearty soup luncheon, a silent auction of work by local artisans, gourmet desserts and guided seasonal craft projects for all ages.

The fair benefits the school. Visit “The Community School” on Facebook.

SOUTHWEST HARBOR — Local crafters will sell beautiful gifts for the holiday season in the Old Yellow Schoolhouse from 3-7 p.m.

Sunday, Dec. 14

BAR HARBOR — A kids’ craft fair will be held at McKay’s Public House from 12-2 p.m.

The event features crafts made by children themselves. There will also be music and more. Visit “MDI kid craft fair” on Facebook for more.

Tuesday, Dec. 16

BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island Hospital Auxiliary will host their Annual Holiday Jewelry and Craft Sale outside the hospital cafeteria from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The auxiliary sells donated items, and the proceeds from the sale will help them provide over $10,000 worth of equipment items to the hospital.

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