Bazaars, Festivals & Turkey Trots


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.

Doric Masonic Center, 1237 Reservoir Ave., Cranston, will have a holiday bazaar Nov. 9 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m., featuring decorations, food, luncheon, bakery, crafts and Grandma’s Attic.

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.

Asbury United Methodist Church will have its Christmas Village Bazaar & Luncheon Nov. 9 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at 550 Fair St., Warwick (off Narragansett Parkway, Gaspee area). Featuring Swedish coffee bread, vintage jewelry, attic treasures, basket boutique, children’s shopping room, handcrafts, cookie walk, yesterday’s Christmas, and more. Homemade soups, sandwiches and desserts for lunch.

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.

St. Bartholomew Parish, 311 Laurel Hill Ave., Providence, will be hosting a turkey trot Nov. 12 at 7 p.m. in the church hall. The doors will open at 6 p.m. There will be plenty of prizes, turkey giveaways and free refreshments. Hamburgers and hot dogs will be available for purchase from 6-7 p.m. Admission is free. For more information contact the rectory at 944-4466.

Norwood Baptist Church, 48 Budlong Ave., Warwick, is holding its Winter Wonderland Bazaar Nov. 15 from 4- 8 p.m. and Nov. 16 from 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@ 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.

The 4th Annual MS Holiday Bazaar to support the National Multiple Sclerosis Society’s Rhode Island Chapter will be held next month and they are looking for talented vendors to exhibit and sell their wares.

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

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.

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 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.

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 or 738-8383, Option 2.


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