Bazaars and Festivals
Warwick Central Baptist Church, 3270 Post Road, Warwick, is holding its Holly Berry Bazaar Nov. 2 from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Featured are baby table, hand work table, holiday decorations, baked goods, children’s shopping and wrapping area, books/tapes/CDs/
videos and silent auction. Visit their coffee shop open from 8:30-11. Luncheon will be served from 11:30-1:30.
St. Bartholomew’s Church Ladies Guild will hold their annual parish bazaar Nov. 2 from 9 a.m.-7 p.m. and Nov. 3 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at 311 Laurel Hill Ave., Providence. There will be crafts, gifts, a jewelry boutique, baked goods, a flea market and a special raffle. A variety of food and drinks will be available. Call the rectory at 944-4466 for any further information.
Sts. Vartanantz Armenian Church is holding Armenian Fest 2013 Nov. 2 and 3 at Rhodes-on-the-Pawtuxet, Broad St., Cranston, featuring chicken, losh and shich kebabs and kufta dinners, Armenian delicacies, dancing to live music, arts and crafts, flea market, gift baskets, children’s corner, country store, jewelry, silent auction, hourly raffles and a grand prize of $2,000. Free admission and parking. For more information call the church office at 831-6399.
Our Lady of Czenstochowa is having a holiday bazaar Nov. 3 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at 222 MacArthur Blvd., Coventry. Breakfast is served from 9-11 and Polish and American food served 11:30-3. Raffles, children’s games, crafts, theme baskets, bake shop and dessert bingo and more. Free admission. For more information call 821-7991.
Sacred Heart Church, 820 Providence St., West Warwick, is having its annual Christmas bazaar Friday, Nov. 8 from 12 noon until 8 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 9 from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Many of the old-time favorite booths will be back: arts and crafts, penny social, roll-ups (adults and children), home-baked pastries, wine booth and the newly expanded jewelry booth with a large selection of old and new jewelry. The basket raffles will feature food, baking, movies, Christmas, baby, breakfast, toys and many more. The kitchen will be open throughout with a wide assortment of hot and cold sandwiches. Friday will feature the all-time favorite, chowder and clam cakes.
St. Kevin Parish will hold its sixth annual Christmas Bazaar Nov. 9 from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. at Bishop Hendricken High School. It will feature handcrafted items, baked goods, books, attic treasures, penny social, straw raffle, turkey trot and much more. Vendors will also offer their specialty items. The large Christmas raffle will have many winning tickets, and delicious meals and snacks will be available in the cafeteria.
Sparrows Point III, 355 Hardig Road (off Cowesett Road), Warwick, is having its annual holiday bazaar and bake sale Nov. 9 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. White Elephant table, crafts, jewelry, bake table, books and more.
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 449 will hold their annual turkey trot holiday raffle Nov. 9 at the post home, 197 Providence St., West Warwick. The raffle will feature many prizes of turkeys, holiday baskets, food items, holiday gifts and toys and will begin at 7 p.m. Admission is free and refreshments will be served. Seating is on a first come basis, so early attendance is recommended. For more information call 828-9715.
Norwood Baptist Church, 48 Budlong Ave., Warwick, is holding its Winter Wonderland Bazaar Nov. 15 from 4- 8 p.m. and Nov. 16 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Supper from 5-8, Breakfast Nook 9-10:30 a.m. Lunch from 11-1. Many booths including Sterling Sensations, Christmas Morning, Country Store, Kidz Korner (2-7), Attic Treasures, Bakery, Crafts, Silent Auction, Sports Auction and much more. Call 941-7040 for more information or email NorwoodBaptist1@gmail.com. Norwood Baptist Church is handicapped accessible.
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 111 West Shore Road, Warwick, is having its “Homespun Holiday Fair” Nov. 16 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Best Penny Social in town. Raffles, Home made baked goods, hand made crafts, gift baskets, Christmas tree filled with hand made ornaments, children’s corner, lunch and a silver tea.
Trinity Assembly of God will host their annual Winter Bazaar Nov. 16 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 2119 Hartford Ave. in Johnston. Visitors will be able to browse a yard sale room, baked goods table and vendor rooms featuring craft items, jewelry and more. There will also be a café, featuring snacks and refreshments. If you are interested in renting a space at the Bazaar for $15, contact Nicole Palazzo at 215-4410 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A holiday bazaar will be held Nov. 23 at the Shriner’s Masonic Center in Cranston from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Last year’s bazaar attracted more than 300 shoppers and featured 35 vendors selling holiday gifts, jewelry, baskets, baby clothes, greeting cards, gourmet foods, artwork, and more. Tables are only $20 for National MS Society clients with MS; $25 for others. All profits fund our Chapter’s Financial Assistance programs. To find out more, contact Chapter Programs and Advocacy Manager Meredith Sheehan at Meredith.Sheehan@nmss.org or 738.8383, Option 2.
West Warwick Elks #1697, 60 Clyde Street, West Warwick, ill be hosting a Turkey Trot Raffle Nov. 23 from 1-5 p.m. Turkeys, Hams and all the fixings for a turkey dinner with dessert. Admission is one canned good. Music provided by DJ-E-Man. Free turkey sandwich for all attendees. For information call 243-5457. All Proceeds to Benefit Elks Charities.