Bazaars & Festivals
Cranston Knights of Columbus Council #1738 will have its traditional turkey trot Nov. 22 at 1047 Park Ave., Cranston, from 7 p.m. to when everything is gone. Turkeys, raffles, prizes, food giveaways, door prizes and more. Call 944-9700 for more information.
St. Barnabas Church, 3257 Post Road, Apponaug, is hosting its 2013 annual bazaar Nov. 23 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. This year’s bazaar features great raffle items, penny social, handmade craft, knit and crochet items, baked goods, gifts to go, religious items, theme baskets and attic treasures. Come early for coffee and enjoy delicious lunch in the café. Please bring a non-perishable food item to benefit the West Bay Community Food Bank.
Oak Lawn Community Baptist Church, 229 Wilbur Ave., Cranston, is having its Holiday Craft Fair and Luncheon Nov. 23 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. and Nov. 24 from 12 - 4 p.m. Fireside luncheon (Saturday only) 11 a.m.-2 p.m. In addition to the craft fair, featuring high-quality handmade items from church members and friends, and the fireside luncheon, there will be homemade cookies for sale and a White Elephant Room full of holiday treasures at great prices. For more information or to reserve a table (space is limited), call Laura at 439-1776 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Armenian Evangelical Church, 180 Oaklawn Ave., Cranston, is having its annual holiday bazaar Nov. 23 from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Meals served all day. Enjoy a fine selection of Armenian specialties or choose from delicious dinners featuring losh kabab, kheyma, kufta or chicken.
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.
St. Catherine Church, 3252 Post Road, Warwick, will hold its annual bazaar Nov. 23 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. There will be crafts, baked goods, penny social, children’s table, white elephant table and raffles. Sandwiches and other refreshments will be available for lunch.
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.
The 4th Annual MS Holiday Bazaar will be Nov. 23 at the Scottish Rites Masonic Center, 2115 Broad St., from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. The 4th Annual MS Holiday Bazaar supports the National Multiple Sclerosis Society’s Rhode Island Chapter. Last year’s bazaar attracted more than 500 shoppers and featured 39 vendors selling holiday gifts, jewelry, baskets, baby clothes, greeting cards, gourmet foods, artwork and more. Free and open to the public, holiday shoppers are encouraged to attend with their gift lists. All profits fund the chapter’s financial assistance programs, which help Rhode Islanders with multiple sclerosis. To find out more about the MS Holiday Bazaar, contact Programs and Advocacy Manager Meredith Sheehan at Meredith.Sheehan@nmss.org or 738-8383, Option 2.
The 35th Annual Christ the King Old Fashion Christmas Bazaar in the church hall located at 124 Legris Ave., West Warwick, will be held Nov. 23, 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. and Nov. 24, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Something for everyone. Win something special at the Awesome Booth. Find a treasure in Grandma’s Attic. Satisfy your sweet tooth at the bake table. Dine at the café. Visit and take pictures with Santa. Crafts, jewelry, wine & dine, candy, kid’s booth, pick-a-straw, social scene and major raffle.
St. Benedict Parish Center, 70 Transit St., Warwick, will have its Snowflake Festival Nov. 30 from 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. Enjoy homemade goods from the bake shop, lunch items available for purchase, penny social, straw raffle, handmade crafts, theme baskets, jewelry, religious items, glitter & halo. A grand raffle with 1st prize of $1,000; 2nd prize $300 and 3rd prize $200. Following the festival there will be a pasta & meatball dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. Tickets for the dinner are $8 for adults and $6 for children.
Spring Green Memorial Church, 1350 Warwick Ave., will hold its annual holiday bazaar Dec. 7 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Baked goods, penny social, drawings for a TV and a Kindle, gifts and decorations available. Lunch will be served. Enjoy browsing and greeting friends and neighbors. For more information call the church office at 463-8328 or visit www.springgreenmemorialchurch.org.
Lakewood Baptist Church, 255 Atlantic Ave., Warwick, is having its Christmas bazaar Dec. 7 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m., featuring a bake table, handiwork, children’s table, decorations, wood items and snack bar.
Shepherd of the Valley United Methodist Church, corner of Seven Mile Road and Scituate Ave., Hope, will have its holiday splendor bazaar Dec. 7 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Enjoy a bakery, artisan candy store, strolling carolers, meals at Chat and Chew and the country store. Alsoa silent auction, gift baskets, live greens and arrangements, Chtristmas tree ornaments, jewelry, antiques and treasures. Children may buy gifts at Little Elves.
Cranston Senior Center is having a holiday bazaar Dec. 7 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Handcrafted items, holiday & seasonal items, white elephant sale, gift items, book nook, baked goods, snack bar, raffles and more.
The Elizabeth Buffum Chace Center will be holding a holiday bazaar Dec. 7 from 9 am to 1 pm. There will be a large selection of new and gently used toys, holiday decorations, household items and baked goods. Vendor space is available for $20. Call the center at 738-9700 before Thanksgiving to reserve your space. The center is located at 821 West Shore Road, Warwick.