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Holiday Bazaars

Holiday craft fairs begin this weekend in earnest and last into December.

This weekend

Central Valley High School Arts and Crafts Show - Crafts and baked goods, sponsored by CVHS Band Boosters. Saturday-Sunday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. 821 S. Sullivan Road, Spokane Valley. $2 admission. (509) 228-5100.

30th annual Silver Valley Arts and Crafts Fall Fair - Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., and Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Silver Hills School, Osburn, Idaho. Free admission and parking. (208) 556-0146.

Fair Trade Craft Sale - Featuring fair trade goods from around the world. Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., and Sunday, noon-4 p.m. United Church of Christ, 523 N.E. Campus St., Pullman. (509) 332-6411.

Holiday Bazaar and Luncheon - Featuring Scandinavian baked goods and crafts Saturday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Pie and coffee at 9 a.m.; lunch served 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 639 Elm St., Cheney. (509) 448-3412.

SCC Art/Food/Craft Fair - Fall event with more than 95 vendors. Saturday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Spokane Community College Lair, 1810 N. Greene St. Free admission and parking. (509) 487-7815.

Holiday Arts and Crafts Festival - Handcrafted gifts, crafts, live music, lunch items. Saturday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Covenant United Methodist Church, 15515 N. Gleneden Drive (north of Wandermere Golf Course). Free admission and parking. (509) 466-1768.

Blanchard Holiday Bazaar - Various local vendors. Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Blanchard Community Center, Blanchard Community Center, 685 Rusho, Blanchard, Idaho. Free admission. (208) 437-1037.

Holiday Shop - Various vendors. Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 841 S. Main St. #J, Deer Park. Free admission, donations accepted for food bank. (509) 714-3035.

Holiday Bazaar – Saturday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Fairwood Retirement Village, 312 W. Hastings Road. (509) 467-2365.

Holiday Craft Fair - Handmade arts, crafts, food and holiday gifts. All proceeds go to benefit the 2012 Journey to the Cross Outreach Event. Sunday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Spokane Valley Adventist Church, 1603 S. Sullivan Rd., Spokane Valley. (509) 926-5866.


Fall Festival - Turkey dinner and holiday bazaar. Nov. 10. 5-7 p.m. Trinity United Methodist Church, 1725 E. Bridgeport Ave. Dinner: $9/adults, $5/ages 6-12, free/age 5 and younger. (509) 232-8116.

Jubilee International Marketplace - Nov. 11-12. Products from diverse places such as Guatemala, Nepal, Thailand and Africa. Craftspeople are paid a fair price for their goods, supporting fair trade and sustainable practices. Nov. 11, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., and Nov. 12, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. First Presbyterian Church, 318 S. Cedar St. Free admission. (509) 720-0035.

Inland Crafts - Nov. 11-13. 29th annual event. Sale and exhibition of fine contemporary crafts. Nov. 11, noon-8 p.m.; Nov. 12, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Nov. 13, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission free on Friday from 6-8 p.m. Spokane Convention Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. $7, good all weekend. (509) 995-7956.

Autumn Bazaar El Karnak Daughters of the Nile - Nov. 11-12. Coffee bar with cookies, silent auction, raffle drawings, attic treasures, jewelry, handcrafted items, teddy bears, baked goods, books and more. Nov. 11, lunch of soup and bread at 11:30 a.m. for $4; lunch at noon Saturday for $7 with chili, cornbread, salad and dessert. Masonic Center, 1108 W. Riverside Ave. Free admission. (509) 292-9796.

Christmas Bazaar - Nov. 11-12, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Our Lady of Guadalupe, 3914 N. Lidgerwood St. (509) 467-5233.

Arden Homemakers Club Bazaar - Nov. 11-12, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily. Hearty beef stew, chili, cornbread and pie available. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Arden Community Hall, 636 Hall Road, Colville. (509) 684-6006.

Annual Christmas Bazaar - Local crafts, homemade baked goods and white elephant table presented by the Women’s Fellowship. Nov. 11, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., lunch from 11:30 a.m-1:30 p.m. Newport United Church of Christ, 430 W. Third St., Newport. Free admission; $4 lunch. (509) 447-4121.

Mead High School Holiday Craft Fair - Nov. 12-13. Benefits the school band and color guard programs. Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., and Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mead High School, 302 W. Hastings Road. $1/general, free/age 12 and younger. (509) 720-6983.

University High School Craft Fair - Nov. 12-13. Approximately 100 vendors selling a wide range of items. Daily, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. 12420 E. 32nd Ave., Spokane Valley. $2/general, free/age 12 and younger. (509) 926-6981.

Caritas Bazaar and Bake Sale - Local vendors offer baked good, craft items, wares and henna tattoos. Benefits the Caritas Center food and resource bank. Nov. 12, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Shadle Park Presbyterian Church, 5508 N. Alberta St. Free admission. (509) 325-7549.

Holiday Bazaar and Bake Sale - Nov. 12, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sinto Senior Center, 1124 W. Sinto Ave. (509) 327-2861.

Jefferson Elementary School Craft Fair - Local vendors and crafts, kids table, face painting, bake sale. Nov. 12, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Jefferson Elementary School, 3612 S. Grand Blvd. Free admission. (509) 475-5102.

Women’s Club Bazaar - Baked goods, country store and more. Nov. 12, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Lunch 11 a.m.-2 p.m. St. Francis of Assisi, 1104 W. Heroy Ave. (509) 325-1321.

Custer’s Christmas Arts & Crafts Show - 35th annual event. Nov. 18-20. More than 300 artists and crafters. Nov. 18, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Nov. 19, 9 a.m.-7 p.m.; and Nov. 20, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, Broadway Avenue at Havana Street, Spokane Valley. $6, good all weekend; free/age 12 and younger. (509) 924-0588.

Holiday Festival of Fair Trade - Nov. 18-19. Ninth annual event presented by Lost Horse Press and the Northwest Fair Trade Network. Nov. 18, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., and Nov. 19, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sandpoint Community Hall, 143 S. First Ave., Sandpoint. Free admission. (208) 255-4410.

Festival of Fair Trade - Nov. 25-27. Featuring sweatshop-free handcrafts, clothing, jewelry and pottery from Nepal, Mexico, Chile, Guatemala, Pakistan, Spain and other far corners of the world. Open 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. daily. Community Building, 35 W. Main Ave. Free admission. (509) 464-7677.

16th annual Craft and Gift Fair - Presented by Coeur d’Alene Christian School. Dec. 3, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Coeur d’Alene Christian School, Fourth and Hanley, Dalton Gardens, Idaho. Free admission. (208) 772-7118.

Christmas Craft Fair - Sponsored by Deer Park High School 2012 Senior Grad Night. Dec. 3, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Deer Park Elementary School, Deer Park. (509) 954-9665.

Christmas Craft Fair - Second annual event. Dec. 10, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Opportunity Christian Fellowship, 1313 S. Pines Road, Spokane Valley. Free admission. (509) 926-2673.

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