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2017 bazaars in South Sound

Jennifer Busselle-Dunn (center) of Lacey shops with her mother, Zona Busselle of Benson, Arizona, during the annual Holiday Bazaar at the Thurston County Fairgrounds in Lacey in 2014.
Jennifer Busselle-Dunn (center) of Lacey shops with her mother, Zona Busselle of Benson, Arizona, during the annual Holiday Bazaar at the Thurston County Fairgrounds in Lacey in 2014. Olympian file photo

Oct. 8

Alonda Villa Holiday & Variety Sale

Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 8

Location: Alonda Villa Clubhouse, 1301 15th Ave. NE, off Sleater-Kinney Road

Contact: Diane Allen, 360-455-8661, 360-485-7320

Featuring crocheted items, ceramics, dolls, jewelry, collectibles and holiday decor.

Oct. 13 & 14

A Sale For All Seasons

Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 13; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 14

Location: Coach House, 211 21st Ave. SW, Olympia

Contact: Debbie Wakefield, jdabwake@aol.com, 360-491-0176

Handcrafted items, including fall and holiday decor, paper crafts, hand-painted items, quilted items, honey, jewelry, watercolor art, aprons, baby blankets, pens and fabric art. Free admission and some free parking. Bring a can of food for the Thurston County Food Bank.

Oct. 27 & 28

25th annual Holiday Bazaar

Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 27; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 28

Location: Mount Olive Lutheran Church, 206 E. Wyandotte Ave., Shelton

Contact: Janice McMann, jdmcmann@msn.com, 360-426-7412 or 360 -789-8383

Featuring gifts, crafts, baked goods.

Oct. 28

Cross Creek Alpaca Rescue Christmas Bazaar

Hours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 28

Location: Big Blue Barn Education Center, 4225 Old Military Road SE, Tenino

Contact: ccar@alpacarescue.org

Featuring alpaca items from Tahoma Vista Fiber Mill & Lone Tree Alpacas; jams, jellies and farm crafts from Detrick’s Farm & Chicken Coop; goat milk soaps and skin care from Karmakee Farm. All local vendors with homemade gifts.

Nov. 3 & 4

Multi-Vendor Holiday Bazaar 2017

Hours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 3; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 4

Location: New Hope Assembly, 1521 Monroe St., Shelton

Contact: marpierce@me.com

Shop from a variety of local vendors featuring crafts, woodworking, fabric and knitted creations, specialty foods, and jewelry, and some direct sales. New this year: Lunch will be available for purchase from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. both days.

Friendly Village Holiday Bazaar

Hours: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 3 and 4

Location: Friendly Village, 1111 Archwood Drive SW, Olympia

Contact: S. Amos 360-489-0594

There will be crafts and treasures of all kinds, cards, tree decorations, stained glass, Seahawks pillows and blankets, purses, bags, walking sticks, candies, cookies, scarves, gloves and mittens, hats, scented candles and embroidery.

St. Edward’s Two-Day Bazaar

Hours: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 3 and 4

Location: St. Edward Catholic Church, 601 West C St., Shelton

Contact: jeans@hctc.com

Holiday items, baked goods, jewelry, glassware, collectibles, doll jewelry and boutique (American Girl Look-a-Likes), crafts, linens, house plants, gift basket raffle.

Mountain Greens Annual Bazaar & Bake Sale

Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 3 and 4

Location: Mountain Greens Mobile Home Park, 5280 55th Ave. SE, Lacey

Contact: kclixby@comcast.net

Handmade jewelry, yard art, crafts, paintings. Bake sale. Soup and coffee will be available for lunch by donation.

26th Annual Homemade for the Holidays

Hours: 4-8 p.m. Nov. 3; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 4

Location: Thurston County Fairgrounds, 3054 Carpenter Road SE, Lacey

Contact: Debbie Wakefield, jdabwake@aol.com, 360-491-0176

Four buildings filled with handcrafted items from 100 crafters, plus Madeline’s Bavarian Wurst and Lacey Presbyterian Church Bake Sale. Free admission and parking. Bring a can of food for the Food Bank.

Nov. 4

Tumwater Holiday Bazaar

Hours: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 4

Location: Pellegrino’s Catering & Event Center, 5757 Littlerock Road SW, Tumwater

Contact: lynnlcb@gmail.com

Handcrafted items, including metal work, lavender products, photography, art, crochet, knitwear, woodwork, wreaths, bead work, pens, coffee art, quilting, hats, cookies, fabric crafts, baby items, cards, origami boxes, and herbal lotions.

South Bay Firefighters’ Holiday Bazaar

Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 4

Location: South Bay Fire Department, 3506 Shincke Road NE, Olympia

Contact: 360-491-5320, heidis@southbayfire.com

More than 40 vendors. Snack bar, bake sale. More information at southbayfire.com,

4th annual Holiday Bazaar

Hours: 9 a.m to 3 p.m. Nov. 4

Location: Affinity of Olympia, 4701 Seventh Ave. SW, Olympia

Contact: csstrick13@yahoo.com

Crafts, knitware, Christmas gifts and decorations, and jewelry.

St. Timothy Episcopal ECW Craft & Nut Sale

Hours: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 4

Location: St. Timothy Episcopal Church, 1826 SW Snively, Chehalis

Contact: sttimothychehalis.org

Various handmade items and holiday goodies. Packages of nuts ready for gift-giving. Bloodworks Northwest mobile blood drive; donors receive a free piece of pie.

Holiday on Main Street Christmas Bazaar

Hours: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 4

Location: Faith Lutheran Church, 1212 Connection St., Shelton

Contact: Marcia Boyd, 360-898-0066

Holiday gifts, handmade items, antiques, potato lefse, hardanger, jellies, jams, baked goods, baby gifts, quilts, live Christmas music while you shop, and homemade soup, pies, buttered lefse at the cafe.

Quota International of Tacoma Sip and Shop

Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 4

Location: Freighthouse Square — Rainier Room, 25-1 East D St., Tacoma

Contact: paintingwithlaurel@yahoo.com

Vendors will be on hand to sell handcrafted items such as woodworking, jewelry, pottery, and Seahawk bling. There will also be vendors selling name brand products such as Scentsy, Party Lite and Pampered Chef.

Eagle’s Landing Holiday Bazaar

Hours: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 4

Location: Eagle’s Landing Park, 2257 E. Eagle Lane SW, Tumwater

Contact: Diane, 360-438-7756

Handmade crafts, woodcrafts, leather items, jewelry, yard and home decorations, knickknacks, toys, stocking stuffers, and knitted and crocheted items.

Lewis Community Spouses Club Holiday Market

Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 4

Location: Lakes High School, 10320 Farwest Drive SW, Lakewood

Contact: holidaymarketLCSC@gmail.com

Still need vendors. Military gifts, holiday decor, jewelry, stocking stuffers, jerky, home decor, clothing, hand-turned pens, essential oil, jewelry, handmade baby items, homemade soaps, lotions and body products. Prize opportunities. Food. Admission is $5 for adults; people 17 and younger get in free; proceeds go to the military community in the form of community grants and scholarship funds.

Woman’s Club of Olympia annual Holiday Bazaar

Hours: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 4

Location: Woman’s Club, Abigail Stuart House, 1002 Washington St. SE, Olympia

Contact: wcobazaar@gmail.com

Local artisan crafts, art, jewelry, foods, bath and body products, holiday items, unique gifts.

Nov. 4 & 5

Gull Harbor Art and Craft Show

Hours: 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Nov. 4; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 5

Location: Boston Harbor Fire Hall, 5046 Boston Harbor Road

Contact: ncbroach@gmail.com

Original handcrafted items including watercolors, ceramic art, jewelry, and fiber arts. Cupcake contest and baked goods for sale. 100 percent of the sales of baked goods will be donated to GRuB. 10 percent of artist’s sales will be donated. Local musicians will perform.

Nov. 10-12

Olympia Weavers Guild 34th annual Show and Sale

Hours: 5-8 p.m. Nov. 10; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 11; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 12

Location: South Bay Fire Department, 5046 Boston Harbor Road NE, Olympia

Contact: hideycat@comcast.net

Fiber arts from local artisans including woven baskets, outerwear, hand-woven scarves, towels, hats, jewelry and braided rugs.

Nov. 10 & 11

18th annual Holiday Boutique

Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 10 and 11

Location: Peace Lutheran Brethren Church, 2242 Friendly Grove Road, Olympia

Contact: Laura Tilson, 360-701-1373

Enjoy coffee, tea or hot cider as you shop. Quilt drawing, bake sale, crafts. Half off 18-inch doll clothes. Large collection of vintage dollies and linens. Assorted glass ware and knick knacks.

Nov. 11

South Bay Elementary Holiday Bazaar

Hours: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 11

Location: South Bay Elementary, 3845 Sleater-Kinney Road NE, Lacey

Contact: Diane Miller dmiller@nthurston.k12.wa.us

A mix of distinctive gifts and food items, plus door prizes and local entertainment. Free admission and parking.

Boardwalk 2 or “B” apartments annual bazaar

Hours: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 11

Location: Boardwalk 2 or “B” apartments, 510 Capitol Way N., Olympia

Contact: Pat Hegel, 360-943-5018, ph71133@gmail.com

Homemade crafts, including caps, jewelry, greeting cards. No food, and no extra vendor space.

Colonial Estates Holiday Bazaar

Hours: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 11

Location: Colonial Estates Club House, 3700 14th Ave. SE, Olympia

Contact: bates1002@comcast.net

Homemade items for home or gifts, decorations and a bake sale.

A Winter Wonderland Bazaar

Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 11

Location: The Salvation Army Women’s Ministries, 1505 E. Fourth Ave., Olympia

Contact: debingram@comcast.net, 360-352-8596

Crafts, wood crafts, personalized books, jewelry, cat toys, greeting cards, candles, soap, Seahawks pillows and throws, photography and Tupperware. Baked goods, lunch available. Venders welcome.

LWML Mission Fair

Hours: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 11

Location: Trinity Lutheran Church, 2020 Franklin SE, Olympia

Contact: Florence Jonen, 360-561-4510

Homemade quilts and crafts, canned goods, cookies by the Baker’s Dozen, gardening and grandma’s attic items. Coffee, tea, cinnamon buns and pie. All proceeds donated to various projects with matching money from Thrivent.

Tumwater United Methodist Church Holiday Bazaar

Hours: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 11

Location: Tumwater United Methodist Church, 1401 Lake Park Drive SW, Tumwater

Contact: 360-753-8804

Handcrafted and holiday gift items, including items for the kitchen and for children, knit and crocheted items, pet items, jewelry, baked goods and homemade candy, jams and jellies, specialty mustard, pickles, and stocking stuffers. Raffle. No outside vendors, please.

Nov. 17

Christian Women Connection

Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 17; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 18

Location: Spring Road Chapel, 1113 E. Shelton Springs Road, Shelton

Contact: 360-491-5014

Handmade lap quilts, travel bags, pot holders, cookbooks and Christmas crafts. Also, homemade fudge, cookies, pies and breads.

Nov. 17 & 18

Holiday Market at Panorama

Hours: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov 17-18

Location: Panorama Auditorium, 1670 Circle Loop SE, Lacey

Contact: Sharon McGinley, 360-438-5449

Quality handcrafted items and work made by Panorama residents, including jewelry, wood work, quilts, knit goods, metal shop items, pottery, Christmas decorations and art of all kinds. Raffle items.

Swede Hall Holiday Bazaar

Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 17; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 18

Location: Swede Hall, 18543 Albany St. SW, Rochester

Contact: missymay7@yahoo.com

More than 30 vendors and direct sales reps offering distinctive gifts. Free parking and admission. Door prize drawings.

Nisqually Valley Moose Lodge Holiday Bazaar

Hours: 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Nov. 17; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 18

Location: Nisqually Valley Moose Lodge, 1117 Yelm Ave. W., Yelm

Contact: Rae Gaither, 360-458-7556

A variety of crafts, gift items, baked goods, jewelry and concessions. Vendor tables available.

VFW Post 318 Auxiliary’s annual Fall Bazaar

Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 17; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 18

Location: VFW Post 318, 2902 Martin Way E., Olympia

Contact: Darcy Mugartegui, 360-791-2412, alildab40@gmail.com

Local handmade crafts and vendors with a variety of products. Bake sale and lunch items you can purchase. Watch for vendor updates listed on Facebook page. Money supports programs that support veterans.

Nov. 18

St. John’s Olde English Christmas Faire

Hours: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 18

Location: St. John’s Episcopal Church, 114 20th Ave. SE, Olympia

Contacts: Laura Tayne at 360-357-5537 or ltayne2@gmail.com or Karen Sanchez at 360-866-0563 or klsmiles@comcast.net

Fresh Christmas wreaths and greens, baked goods, handcrafted beeswax candles and honey products, vestryshire sauce, plum pudding, crafts, jewelry, holiday gift items, artisan booths, Kids Korner activities and live music. Pub-style food and fresh coffee or cider served throughout the day.

Holiday Gift Fair

Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 18

Location: Alderbrook Golf & Yacht Club, 330 E. Country Club Drive E, Union

Contact: Mary Gin Kennedy, Niact@aol.com, 206-853-1649

Seasonal gifts by local artisans, including jewelry, holiday decorations, photography and artwork, apparel, wreaths, textiles, fine woodworking, food, Seahawks items and gifts for golfers.

Olympia High School BEARzaar

Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 18

Location: Olympia High School, 1302 North St., Olympia

Contact: remax@kathythompson.net, 360-701-9326

Antiques and handcrafted items available at more than 170 vendors. Buy a ticket in the Raffle Hall where each vendor has donated a sample of items they sell. Parking and admission are free, but for $5, you can shop from 8:15-9 a.m. Canned food donations will be accepted. Oly BEAR child care available.

United Methodist Women Holiday Market Bazaar

Hours: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 18

Location: First United Methodist Church, 1224 Legion Way SE, Olympia

Contact: Peggy Rule, fumco@fumcoly.org

Wreaths and swags made of fresh greens with hand tied bows, hand-crafted items for personal wear or home decor, wood products, gourmet foods, baked goods, gift baskets, snack bar, Fish Pond for kids. No outside vendors.

39th annual Country Christmas Bazaar

Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 18; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 19

Location: Pavillion at Grays Harbor County Fairgrounds 32 Elma-McCleary Road, Elma

Contacts: Carrie Vessey or Missi Olson, karenselmaccb@gmail.com

More than 240 booths offering handcrafted items including pottery, primitives, jewelry, toys, floral, baked goods, birdhouses, wreaths, candy, quilts, holiday decorations, furniture, stained glass and pet items. Free parking and admission. Lunch available for purchase.

Nov. 25

Delphi Pioneer Family Chapel Cousins’ Christmas Bazaar

Hours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 25

Location: Black Lake Grange, 6200 Black Lake Blvd.

Contact: Pam Keselburg, 360-491-0535

Items for gift giving and decorating. Seahawk theme items, jewelry, paintings, quilting. There will be several items for raffle. Fundraising for Children’s Hospital and charity bake sale to benefit low-income students of Thurston County.

Nov. 25 & 26

Shipwreck Beads Winter Artisan Market

Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov 25 and 26

Location: Shipwreck Beads, 8560 Commerce Place Drive NE

Contact: beth@shipwreckbeads.com, 360-292-4810

Handcrafted items, soaps, lotions, woodcraft, gift baskets, hand-dipped chocolates, jewelry, photography, ceramics, artisan glass, crochet wraps.

Nov. 29

The Evergreen State College Arts & Crafts Fair

Hours: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 29

Location: The Evergreen State College, College Activities Building (CAB), 2700 Evergreen Parkway NW, Olympia

Contact: 360-867-6220, evergreenstudentactivities@gmail.com

Arts and crafts made and sold by Evergreen students, faculty, staff and community. Past wares have included pottery, watercolor paintings, screen printing, leather work, clothing and jewelry. No outside food vendors allowed.

Dec. 1 & 2

St. David’s Episcopal Church Holiday Gift Faire & Bake Sale

Hours: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 1; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 2

Location: St. David’s Episcopal Church, 324 W. Cedar St., Shelton

Contact: 360-427-2497

A variety of handcrafted, vintage and holiday gifts, creative treats, and baked goods. A multigift raffle. Live holiday music.

Rochester United Methodist Church Holiday Christmas Bazaar

Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 1 and 2

Location: Rochester United Methodist Church, 18206 Corvallis St. SW, Rochester

Handcrafted items, homebaked goods, silent auction, holiday decorations, aprons and quilts.

Dec. 2

Littlerock Elementary School 69th annual Winterfest

Hours: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 2

Location: Littlerock Elementary School, 12710 Littlerock Road SW, Olympia

Contact: littlerockpto@hotmail.com

More than 40 vendors, basket raffle, silent auction, book rair, snowflake cafe, elf’s workshop, cake walk and photos with Santa. Winterfest is sponsored by the school PTO. All proceeds will help fund college scholarships, classroom allotments, field trips and OJP.

Hawks Holiday Happening Gift & Craftfair

Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 2

Location: River Ridge High School, 350 River Ridge Drive SE, Lacey

Contact: macyhome@comcast.net

More than 165 vendors offering distinctive, specialty items and handmade treasures. Free entry, free parking, free door prizes, free entertainment, and free photos with Frosty.

Feline Friends Holiday Bazaar

Hours: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 2

Location: Griffin Fire Station, 3707 Steamboat Island Loop NW, off U.S. Highway 101

Contact: 360-866-1909

Featuring handmade arts and crafts as well as a chili/cornbread lunch. There will be jewelry, cat and dog beds and toys, a variety of garden art, a White Elephant table, and raffle. Limited table space is available. The Feline Friends house also will be open nearby for cat adoptions.

New Community Church of Union’s Enchanted Holidays

Hours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 2

Location: Union Fire Hall, 50 E. Seattle St., Union

Contact: NCCU@theNCCU.org, 360-898-7855

Holiday bazaar with crafts and fares of the holidays. NCCU Soup Cafe, NCCU bakery booth and the NCCU Quilters.

Enchanted Winter Faire

Hours: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 2

Location: Olympia Waldorf School, 8126 Normandy St. SE, East Olympia

Contact: llively@olympiawaldorf.org

Olympia Waldorf School’s winter festival offers warm, freshly-baked gingerbread, live music and puppet plays, crafts like beeswax candle dipping, and the Cookie Kingdom.

Holiday Bazaar

Hours: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 2

Location: Littlerock Methodist Church, 6336 128th Ave. SW, Littlerock

Contact: Rogers2000@Aol.com

Baked goods, miscellaneous items and a raffle for half a beef (all natural).

Dec. 8

Thurston County Employees Craft Fair

Hours: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 8

Location: Thurston County Courthouse, Building 1, 2400 Lakeridge Drive, Olympia

Contact: 360-867-2357

Handmade items from the employees and families of Thurston County.

Dec. 8 & 9

Longhouse Holiday Native Art Fair

Hours: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Dec. 8 and 9

Location: Longhouse Education and Cultural Center, The Evergreen State College, 2700 Evergreen Parkway NW, Olympia

Contact: 360-867-6413, grabhorL@evergreen.edu

Native American art including jewelry, clothing, weavings, carvings, decorations, botanicals, paintings, prints in all price ranges. Pictures with Santa.

Ceramics Open House & Holiday Sale

Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 8 and 9

Location: The Olympia Center, Room 207, 222 Columbia St. NW, Olympia

Contact: Veronica Gemmell, 360-753-8063

Sponsored by City of Olympia Parks, Arts & Recreation. Come check out the ceramics studio at The Olympia Center and learn about class opportunities. Also, purchase pottery and whimsical art made by ceramic students and instructors. Additional, new items on sale each day. Door prizes.

Dec. 9

Komachin Middle School PTA Holiday Bazaar

Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 9

Location: Komachin Middle School main building and gym, 3650 College St., Lacey

Contact: dljones88@comcast.net; 360-790-5179

About 100 vendors offering handmade and commercial items. From blankets and hats to scarves, towels, clothing, crochet and knitted items. Jewelry, greeting cards, plaques, wall hangings, wreaths, photographs and quilted items. Also food products, jams, jellies, honey.

Studio One Dance and Acro Center Holiday Bazaar Fundraiser

Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 9

Location: Studio One Dance and Acro Center, 305 “C” Creek St. SE, Yelm

Contact: Christina at kookykitties@gmail.com or 360-481-2948

Crafts, gifts, Seahawks gear, home/direct sales businesses, a bake sale, local businesses, and a Christmas Dance Showcase to support our local dancers. Free admission and free parking.

Dec. 16

Mountain View Elementary Holiday Bazaar

Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 16

Location: Mountain View Elementary School, 1900 College St. SE, Lacey

Contact: mgladstone@nthurston.k12.wa.us

Vendors offer a variety of handmade and locally made goods and crafts.

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