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2014 list of holiday bazaars

October

10th Annual Mason/Benson Craft Bazaar

Time and date: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Oct. 11.

Location: 5971 E. Mason Lake Drive W., Grapeview.

Description: Local artists and crafters featuring jewelry, cards, foods and more. Lunch will be available for $5.

Contact: Janet Means, 206-595-8077.

A Sale For All Seasons

Time and date: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Oct. 10; and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Oct. 11

Locat.ion: The Washington State Capital Museum, 211 21st Ave. SW, Olympia.

Description: Handcrafted items for gifts, home and holidays. Our 32nd annual show will feature jewelry, honey, handbags, knitted hats, ceramics, painted silks, hand-painted items, paper crafts, holiday decor, herbary gifts, pumpkins, writing pens, bottle stoppers and more. Donations for the food bank gratefully accepted.

Contact: Debbie Wakefield, 360-491-0176.

Donnie J. O’Neill Orthopedic Guild Holiday Bazaar & Salad Bar Luncheon

Time and date: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Oct. 24.

Location: Shelton Civic Center, 525 Cota St. W.

Description: Start your holiday shopping early with local vendors and crafters ready to show their wares. Enjoy a salad bar luncheon for $10 per person.

Contact: Vickie, 360-426-1601, ext. 3142 or Shannon, 360-427-1561

Fall Festival of Crafts

Time and date: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Oct. 24-25.

Location: Yelm Senior Center, 16530 103rd Ave. SE.

Description: Bird feeders, birdhouses, handmade jewelry, hair bows and other accessories, handmade one-of-a-kind greeting cards, and baked goods sale.

Contact: 360-458-7733.

Mt. Olive Lutheran Church Bazaar and Bake Sale

Time and date: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m, Oct. 24; and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Oct. 25.

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

Description: Baby gift items, afghans, quilts, numerous gift and craft items, assorted plants, and baked goods. Free coffee.

Contact: Janice McMann, 360-426-7412, or Char Mann, 360-426-2986.

Cross Creek Alpaca Rescue Christmas Bazaar and Open House

Time and date: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Oct. 25.

Location: 4225 Old Military Road SE, Tenino.

Description: Craft items made from alpaca fiber. Hot chocolate, cider and coffee with homemade treats will be available. Tour the farm and meet our rescued alpacas and horses.

Contact: Jackie Glover, 360-350-9707.

St. Hugh Episcopal Church

Time and date: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Oct. 25.

Location: St. Hugh Episcopal Church, 280 Wheelwright St., Allyn.

Description: Featuring fall and Christmas wreaths and arrangements, soup mixes, hand-sewn dish towels, a silent auction, quilt raffle, handmade cards, homemade flavored vinegars, lavendar sachets and more. Shop our bake sale with many holiday specialities.

Contact: Vicki Betsinger, 360-275-2413 or Barbara Bertsch, 360-277-0117.

Alonda Village Holiday & Variety Sale

Time and date: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Oct. 25-26

Location: Alonda Villa Clubhouse, 1301 Alonda Lane NE, off Sleater-Kinney Road & 15th Avenue NE, Olympia.

Description: Holiday and other items for gift giving.

Contact: 360-455-8661 or 360-485-7320

November

Carlyon Beach Homeowners Association Craft Fair & Baked Goods Sale

Time and date: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Nov. 1.

Location: 2719 Island Drive NW, Olympia.

Description: Browse handcrafted, one-of-a-kind bags and totes, jewelry, knitted hats and scarves, handcrafted birdhouses, candles, Christmas decorations, quilted items and more from 10 to 20 artists and crafters.

Contact: Colleen Weston, 206-755-9367.

Catolicious Holiday Bazaar

Time and date: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Nov. 1 and 8.

Location: Plantasia, 3938 88th Ave. SW, Tumwater.

Description: A multivendor event with items for home, garden and the holidays, including handmade items, garden decor and statues, ornaments, wall art, bath products, culinary goodies, jewelry, linens, home decor, antiques, metal tables and bird baths. Cat quilt raffle.

Contact: Evonne Peryea, 360-754-4321.

Gifts & Goodies. Galore Holiday Bazaar & Bake Sale

Time and date: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Nov. 1.

Location: Mason County Senior Activities Center at the Pavilion, 190 Sentry Drive W., Shelton.

Description: Easy parking and more than 30 tables of handmade items, including holiday baskets and decorations, jewelry, quilts, linens, knits, Native American silver and turquoise jewelry, stained glass decorations, hand-tooled leather items and more. Lunch of Vivian’s famous chicken noodle soup, and pulled pork or egg salad sandwiches will be available for purchase from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Contact: Terri, 360-426-7374.

Holy Family School Holiday Bazaar

Time and date: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Nov. 1.

Location: 2606 Carpenter Road SE, Lacey.

Description: Start your holiday shopping with our many vendors offering one-of-a-kind items.

Contact: 360-491-7060.

Lutheran Women’s Missionary League Mission Fair

Time and date: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Nov. 1.

Location: Trinity Lutheran Church, 2020 Franklin St. SE, Olympia

Description: A collection of home-crafted, quilted and crocheted items. A Christmas cookie and baked goods tables, canned jams, jellies and other condiments, and Grandma’s Attic tables. Coffee and pie available for purchase.

Contact: Florence Jonen, 360-561-4510.

2014 Lake Lawrence Holiday Bazaar

Time and date: 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Nov. 7-8.

Location: 15735 Topaz Drive SE, Yelm.

Description: More than 60 vendors, offering only handmade items.

Contact: Ronda Larson, 360-894-0895.

Faith Lutheran’s Christmas Bazaar

Time and date: Noon to 5 p.m., Nov. 7; and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Nov. 8.

Location: 7075 Pacific Ave. SE, Lacey.

Description: Shop for handcrafted holiday gifts, jewelry, artisans and more.

Contact: 360-491-3552.

Homemade for the Holidays Bazaar

Time and date: 4 to 8 p.m., Nov. 7; and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Nov. 8.

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

Description: Four buildings with handcrafted items from 100 crafters. Bake sale by Lacey Presbyterian Church, Madeline’s Bavarian Wurst, and The Pony Espress-O. Food bank donations accepted.

Contact: Debbie Wakefield, 360-491-0176.

Homespun From the Heart

Time and date: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Nov. 7; and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Nov. 8.

Location: Church of the Nazarene, 1119 W. First St., Centralia.

Description: Home and garden, holiday decorations, bath and body products, collectibles, antiques, linens, handcrafted furniture and signs, metal art, cards, homespun garments. Treat yourself to lunch at the Cornerstone Cafe. Prizes for the first 25 shoppers each day. Homemade baked goods for sale at the Bread of Life Bakery.

Contact: 360-736-9981.

Mountain Greens Mobile Park Holiday Bazaar and Bake Sale

Time and date: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Nov. 7-8.

Location: 5280 55th Ave. SE, Lacey.

Description: Variety of handmade crafts, holiday decorations, stocking stuffers and luscious baked goods.

Rainier Historical Society Christmas Bazaar

Time and date: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Nov. 7-8.

Location: Rainier Historic School, 207 Centre St. S., Rainier.

A Winter Wonderland Holiday Bazaar

Time and date: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Nov. 8.

Location: 1505 Fourth Ave. E, Olympia.

Description: The Women’s Ministries of The Salvation Army are the sponsors of this bazaar where you can find a variety gifts such as wood crafts, soaps, greeting cards, shawls, hats, quilted items, jewelry and baked goods. Lunch will be available to buy.

Contact: 360-352-8596.

Boardwalk 2 Holiday Bazaar

Time and date: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Nov. 8

Location: Boardwalk 2, 510 Capitol Way N, Olympia.

Description: Handmade items and gifts for the holidays.

Contact: Gail, 360-878-8989.

Colonial Estates Holiday Bazaar and Bake Sale

Time and date: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Nov. 8

Location: Colonial Estates 3700, 14th Ave Se Olympia

Description: All homemade items ideal for home use or gifts including many holiday decorations, bake sale and Raffle.

Contact Person: Genie Johnston 360-459-9209

Eagle Landing Holiday Bazaar

Time and date: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Nov. 8.

Location: Eagle Landing 55+ Park, 2257 E. Eagle Lane SW, Tumwater.

Description: Wood working, stain glass, wood clocks, pen sets, crocheted items, knitted and sewn items and art work.

Timberline High School Bazaar

Time and date: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Nov. 8.

Location: 6120 Mullen Road SE, Lacey.

Description: Handcrafted items of every kind. Also a variety of direct sale gifts. Food and door prizes.

Contact: Marianne Christiansen, 360-412-4411, ext. 22109.

Woman’s Club of Olympia

Time and date: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Nov. 8.

Location: Abigail Stuart/Women’s Club of Olympia, 1002 Washington St.

Description: Art, clothing, jewelry, handcrafted items, pottery, felted hats and purses, and food.

Contact: Patricia Keith, 360-459-4671.

St. Joseph St. John’s Episcopal Church Holly Day Bazaar

Time and date: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Nov. 14-15.

Location: 1111 Military Road, Lakewood.

Description: Home-baked goodies, gift baskets, holiday decorations. Lunch will be available, and pie and ice cream.

Contact: 360-943-1157.

DuPont Winter Wonderland Holiday Bazaar

Time and date: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Nov. 15.

Location: 1750 Bob’s Hollow Lane, DuPont.

Description: Homemade gifts for everyone. Great time to shop for Christmas. Free admission.

Contact: 253-964-4944.

Tumwater United Methodist Church Holiday Bazaar

Time and date: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Nov. 15.

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

Description: Handcrafted items, holiday gift items, fabric tote bags, jewelry, ornaments, holiday baked goods and candies, jams and jellies, photo books, toys and more. Enjoy a homemade soup and sandwich lunch.

Winter Wonderland Bazaar

Time and date: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Nov. 15

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

Description: Handcrafted Christmas decor items, home decor and personal wear items, gourmet foods including soup mixes, jams, mustards, nuts, homemade candy, bread and other baked goods, Rada Cutlery, garden booth, and a comfort and care booth. Bid on theme baskets and vintage items at a silent auction. Purchase homemade goodies and coffee or tea to enjoy with friends. Lunch will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Contact: Carol Gruen, 360-352-9703.

Wolf Country Holiday Homecoming

Time and date: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Nov. 15

Location: Black Hills High School, 7741 Littlerock Road SW, Tumwater.

Description: Antiques, collectibles and crafts fair. Lots of room for vendors.

Contact: Betty Center, 360-709-7810.

Ladies of the Lake Quilters Bazaar

Time and date: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Nov. 20.

Location: Hoodsport Fire Station, 331 Finch Creek Road N., Hoodsport.

Description: Crafts such as baby blankets and quilts, purses, knitted items, and kitchen items.

Contact: Sandy, 360-427-3934.

Christmas Comes Early

Time and date: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Nov. 21-22.

Location: Panorama Auditorium, 1670 Circle Loop SE, Lacey.

Description: Quality handcrafted items and artwork made by Panorama residents.

Swede Hall Holiday Bazaar

Time and date: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Nov. 21; and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Nov. 22.

Location: 18543 Albany St. SW, Rochester.

Description: Vendors will have handcrafted items such as pet gifts, wreaths, teacher gifts, woodwork, handmade hats and scarves, Christmas gifts, designer jewelry, candy, and health and beauty products. Nonperishable food items will be accepted for the food bank.

Contact: Brinda Bachelder, 360-858-7354.

6th Tenino Fall Crafters Market

Time and date: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Nov. 22.

Location: Tenino Elementary, 301 Old Highway 99 SE, Tenino.

Description: Local artisans offering handcrafted items including jewelry, crocheted items, baked goods, soaps, body products, hats, quilted items, home decor, felted items, wood crafts, metal art and more. Enjoy hot cider while you shop.

Contact: Sherry Bachmann, 360-789-6659.

Rainier Sportsman’s Club Holiday Bazaar

Time and date: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Nov. 22.

Location: 404 Alaska St., Rainier.

Description: Family-friendly holiday shopping and fun. Enjoy a visit from Santa and browse a combination of arts, crafts and gifts. Lunch and snack items will be available. Free admission and parking.

Contact: Tami Clark, 360-264-2526.

Restoration Holiday Bazaar

Time and date: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Nov. 22.

Location: Restoration Church, 6700 Martin Way E., Suite 104 (behind Tacoma Screw), Lacey.

Description: We have American Girl doll clothes, handmade soaps, crocheted hats and scarves, candles, hand-painted pillows and signs, jewelry, hand-turned wooden pens and cutting boards, and more. Also available will be a photo booth with Santa (bring your own camera) and concessions. Items will be raffled every 20-30 minutes.

Contact: Debbie Kitterman, 360-455-0088.

Seven Oaks Holiday Bazaar

Time and date: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Nov. 22.

Location: Seven Oaks Elementary, 1800 Seven Oaks Road SE, Lacey.

Description: Holiday and seasonal items such as wreaths, candles, purses, fishing gear, cooking items, jewelry, dolls and more.

Contact: Jeni Lindsey, 714-869-4653.

St. John’s Episcopal Church Christmas Faire

Time and date: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Nov. 22.

Location: 112 20th Ave., Olympia.

Description: Homemade treats, art, jewelry and holiday gifts for all ages. Book Faire and English tea accessories a specialty. Enjoy a Cottage Luncheon for $9.

Nisqually Valley Moose Lodge

Time and date: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Nov. 22-23.

Location: 1117 Yelm Ave. W.

Description: All kinds of craft and gift items, baked goods, homemade candy and concessions.

Contact: Rae Gaither, 360-458-7556.

Thurston County Fair 2014 Holiday Bazaar

Time and date: Noon to 5 p.m., Nov. 28; and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Nov. 29.

Location: 3054 Carpenter Road SE, Lacey.

Description: Handcrafted holiday treasures and gourmet treats. Children’s Entrepreneur Section. Lattes, lunch and snacks available. Free admission, free parking.

Contact: 360-786-5453.

Cousins’ Christmas Bazaar

Time and date: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Nov. 29.

Location: Black Lake Grange, 6011 Black Lake Blvd. SW, Olympia.

Description: Lots of handcrafted decorations, scarves, jewelry, arts and crafts, great gift items for all-occasion gift giving. Baked items such as sweet breads, fudge, pies in our bake sale to benefit Children’s Hospital.

December

Ceramics Open House & Holiday Sale

Time and date: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Dec. 4; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Dec. 5; and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Dec. 6.

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

Description: Check out our ceramics studio and learn about class opportunities. Purchase pottery and whimsical art made by our ceramic students and instructors. Sign the guest book for a chance at a door prize.

Contact: Veronica Gennell, 360-753-8380.

Feline Friends Holiday Bazaar & Cat Adoption

Time and date: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Dec. 6

Location: Griffin Fire Dept., 3707 Steamboat Loop N.W., Olympia (just off Hwy 101 at the Steamboat exit)

Description: This event will host more than 20 vendors with a unique variety of special handcrafted gifts for friends and pets: jewelry, pet toys and beds, knit and crocheted items, handmade Christmas decorations, pet calendar, fabric art, handmade soap, house plants, garden seeds, baked goods,chili and many other items too good to miss. There will also be a "White Elephant" table and raffle. Santa Paws will be available for pictures with children or pets. Cat adoptions will be taking place nearby. Some vendor tables are available. Call, 360-866-1909, or visit http://www.feline-friends.net.

Hawks Holiday Happening

Time and date: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Dec. 6.

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

Description: More than 140 vendors will have fleece hats/headbands, jewelry, candles, bath soaps/lotions, art/photo cards, fine wood crafts, wreaths, towels, blankets and pillows. Free parking and admission. Door prizes and entertainment.

Contact: Debbie Macy, 360-493-2047.

Kitten Rescue of Mason County Bazaar & Bake Sale

Time and date: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Dec. 6.

Location: 420 SE State Route 3, Shelton.

Description: Quilt raffles, gift items, baby items, baked goods, assorted jewelry, blankets, clothing items, household items, handmade items, collectibles, Christmas decorations, stocking stuffers, dog and cat items.

Peter G. Schmidt Annual Holiday Bazaar

Time and date: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Dec. 6.

Location: Peter G. Schmidt Elementary, 225 Dennis St. SE, Tumwater.

Description: Handmade crafts, jewelry, direct sales, and more. Get your Christmas shopping done early. There will be food, Santa, kid crafts and raffles.

Contact: Melanie McConkey, 360-791-2265 or Jenna O’Grady, 360-539-7889.

St. David of Wales Episcopal Church Holiday Bazaar and Bake Sale

Time and date: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Dec. 6.

Location: 324 W. Cedar St., Shelton.

Description: Embrace a variety of handcrafted, vintage and holiday gifts, creative treats, yummy baked goods, “share the Stocking” raffle, silent auction, music concert and an additional shopping opportunity in the church gift shop, Heavenly Gifts. Soup, rolls, coffee and tea will be available for purchase.

Contact: Billie Howard, 360-426-8472.

Winterfest in Historic Tenino

Time and date: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Dec. 6.

Location: Tenino High School, 500 Second St. W.

Description: Approximately 50 vendors will be on hand to sell a variety of gifts and holiday-related items. Donations for the Tenino Food Bank will be gratefully accepted.

Contact: Robin Rudy, 360-264-5505.

Friendly Village Holiday Bazaar

Time and date: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Dec. 6-7.

Location: Friendly Village Senior Mobile Home Park, 1111 Archwood Drive SW, Olympia.

Description: Elegant handcrafted items by residents who are skilled craftsmen and woman in areas such as wood carving, stained glass, handmade Christmas ornaments of various styles and themes, cloth and sock dolls, tote bags and purses, hand-beaded necklaces, hand-quilted baby blankets, paintings, crocheted afghans, hand-embroidered items, and much more.

Contact: Linda Ward, 360-357-0776.

Duck the Malls

Time and date: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Dec. 13.

Location: Capitol Theater, 206 Fifth Ave. SE, Olympia.

Description: Homebaked goodies for sale, handmade local crafts and art that you won’t find in the mall. Supports local artisans and The Olympia Film Society.

Komachin Middle School PTA Holiday Bazaar

Time and date: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Dec. 13.

Location: 3650 College St. SE, Lacey.

Description: A variety of items from 70 vendors including handmade items, baked goods, jams, jellies, personalized items from jewelry to towels, wood items, photographs and commercial vendors.

Contact: Dawn Jones, 360-790-5179.

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