Bazaars, Festivals & Turkey Trots
Woodbury Union Presbyterian Church, located in the heart of Conimicut Village in Warwick, will be opening its doors for the annual Christmas bazaar Nov. 16 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. With a Conimicut Lighthouse and nautical theme, members have been busy crafting hundreds of items for the holiday shopper, with limited edition Conimicut Lighthouse pictured on pillows and dish towels, CL Harvest Moon magnets, various Conimicut Lighthouse and other lighthouse note cards for the holidays, along with Conimicut shell angels and ornaments and various stenciled items in many themes. LED lit shell trees and tulle trees, along with table floral arrangements, wreaths, candles, frames and even special nightlights have been crafted to adorn your home for the holidays. There is also a variety of great affordable gift baskets, and gourmet foods that can be saved to put under the tree, or gifted to that special someone. The gourmet table will be offering a variety of home-cooked items including baked beans, marinated mushrooms, soups, chili, calzones, relishes, spreads and more. For those who love fudge and baked goods, our church is known for its great cooks and wonderful desserts. However, before you eat all of the baked goods, make sure you have lunch and feast on the homemade soups and sandwiches that will be offered in the Friendship Room. New this year, four outside vendors will bring with them items that have not been able to duplicate in craft form but you may find irresistible. Come early while supply lasts and bring your friends.
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@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.
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.
Meadowbrook Terrace, 2220 Warwick Ave., Warwick, will have its holiday bazaar Nov. 16 from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Beautifully handcrafted articles crocheted, knitted and sewed, hand-baked items, tree ornaments, giant raffle and white elephant table. Donuts and coffee in the morning, sausage and peppers or hot dogs and beans for lunch.
Pilgrim Lutheran Church, 1817 Warwick Ave., Warwick, will hold a fall festival. Huge white elephant sale, used books, fresh baked goods, homemade crafts, refreshments, fellowship and fun.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.