Fairs & Festivals

Christmas Fairs

Saturday, November 28

The residents and staff at Bridgton Health Care Center, 186 Portland Road, Bridgton, will be hosting their annual Craft Fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be local crafters, a 50-50 raffle, baked goods and lunch prepared by the dietary department. Proceeds will benefit the activity department for the residents.

The 15th annual Christmas Craft Fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Carroll Town Hall gymnasium, Twin Mountain, N.H., features artisans and entrepreneurs from New Hampshire and Vermont, and benefits the Twin Mountain-Bretton Woods Historical Society. FMI: 846-5434.

Saturday, December 5

A Christmas Bake Sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Naples Grange, across from the Naples Town Hall and Post Office on Roosevelt Trail. Santa will be on hand for visits from noon to 2 p.m. All proceeds from the event will go to the Patrick Dempsey Center for Hope & Healing.

A Children’s Christmas Shopping Day will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Naples United Methodist Church, Route 302, Naples. Children ages 3 to 15 can choose from gift items costing anywhere from five cents to a dollar. Bring a list of people you need to shop for; there’ll be free sandwiches while you’re waiting. There’ll also be a homemade bake sale and sale of hats and mittens.

The annual Denmark Congregational Church Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Denmark Municipal Building. (Snow date Dec. 6, noon to 3 p.m.) There’ll be a soup and sandwich lunch with chips, beverage and brownie sundae dessert; the cookie walk; Christmas silent auction table, sale of memory tree ornaments; library book sale and raffle; and crafters selling wreaths and Christmas balls, wood products, doll clothing; works of a local artist and holiday gifts and decorations.

The Annual Christmas Fair for the Scholarship Fund at the East Otisfield Free Baptist Church will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The fair will include a cookie walk, Christmas table, craft items, attic treasures, RADA Cutlery and a bake sale. The church is located at 231 Rayville Road, one mile off Route 121 in Otisfield.

The annual Shaker Christmas Fair at Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Experience this nostalgic holiday tradition at America’s only active Shaker Community, offering Shaker baked breads, fruitcakes, herbal biscuits, cookies and Shaker gifts like herbs and herbal teas, pickles, jellies, old-fashioned candy, biscuit mix and pancake mix, maple syrup, cheese, woodenware, furniture, antiques, baskets, knit goods, toys, ornaments, decorated balsam wreaths, hot cider, fresh pressed apple cider, homemade donuts and more. Lunch plates will be served.