CHRISTMAS BOUTIQUE AND CRAFT FAIR. Friday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Arts and crafts, bake sale, Holiday café. Our Lady of Mercy, 19 S. Canal St., Plainville. $1. (860) 747-6825.
THE SNOWFLAKE FAIR. Friday, 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Luncheon Saturday is 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Crafters from near and far with quilting, photography, needlework, jewelry, soaps, lotions, soft sculptures, ornaments, and more. Baked goods and candy. Silent auction. The Congregational Church of Plainville, 130 West Main St., Plainville. (860) 747-1901.
SATURDAY, NOV. 14
HOLIDAY FAIR. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Crafts, plants, books, attic treasures, baked goods, a raffle, and homemade apple pieces. Breakfast served from 9 to 11 a.m. and lunch from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 355 Camp St., Bristol. Take out is available. Proceeds benefit charity. (860) 620-4166.
HOLIDAY CHURCH FAIR. 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. 30 various vendors and crafters. Refreshments. Bake Sale. First Lutheran Church, 232 Bristol St., Southington. FirstLutheranSouthington.org, (860) 681-8699.
CRAFT FAIR. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Vendor spots still available. $30 for one table, $50 for two. Mulberry Gardens, 58 Mulberry St., Plantsville. (860) 276-1020.
25TH ANNUAL YE OLDE COUNTRY FAIR. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Gift baskets, cookie walk, homemade canned and baked goods, gingerbread houses, silent auction, gently used Christmas decorations, jewelry, books, and handbags. Plantsville Congregational Church, 109 Church St., Plantsville. Free. 10 percent of profits go to Southington Community Services. PlantsvilleUCC.org, (860) 628-5595.
12TH ANNUAL SHOPPER’S DELIGHT CHRISTMAS BAZAAR. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Lunch available, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Gift baskets, teddy bear booth. 50 vendors. St. Bridget’s Church, 175 Main St., Cheshire. (203) 272-8544.
HOLIDAY VENDOR FAIR. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. St. Matthew’s Lutheran School, 87 Franklin Square, New Britain. (860) 890-1614.
CRAFT FAIR. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mulberry Gardens of Southington, 58 Mulberry St., Plantsville. (860) 276-1020.
ASBURY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 95TH ANNUAL YANKEE PEDDLAR FAIR. Friday, 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at 7:30 a.m. Country breakfast. Auctioneers Gallery, Cemetery Boxes, the Cookie Jar, Grandma’s Kitchen and Bakery, homemade apple pies, Ye Olde Craft Shope, Christmas Shoppe, Niceties Boutique and Homemade Soups. Holiday crafters and vendors. Special visit by Santa on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Every child will receive a gift. Asbury United Methodist Church, 90 Church Ave., Forestville. (860) 584-0529.
SATURDAY, NOV. 21
FIFTH ANNUAL KENNEDY MIDDLE SCHOOL HOLIDAY CRAFT FAIR. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Over 50 vendors. Kennedy Middle School, Southington. $1 admission includes free drawing ticket. A few non-jewelry spaces are available. Lynn.email@example.com.
SATURDAY, NOV. 21
PLAINVILLE HISTORICAL SOCIETY’S FIRST ANNUAL CHRISTMAS TREE FESTIVAL. 6 p.m. Gala reception. Entertainment, refreshments, door prizes. Business, clubs, and individuals can contribute a decorated tree or wreath for a silent auction. Winning bids announced Dec. 12 at 4:30 p.m. One half of the sale prices goes to the donor, the other half benefits the Historical Society. Plainville Historical Society, 29 Pierce St., Plainville. (860) 747-6577, (860) 747-1067.
SATURDAY, DEC. 5
TENTH ANNUAL HOLIDAY BOUTIQUE. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Holiday and general handcrafted items. Applications available. St. Paul’s Church, 145 Main St., Southington. (860) 628-8486.
ANNUAL CHRISTMAS TEA AND BAZAAR. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Features include knitted and craft items, unique ornaments, gift items, homemade Christmas cookies and fudge. Tea luncheon with finger sandwiches, fancy cookies and beverages. Grace United Methodist Church, 121 Pleasant St., Southington. (860) 628-6996.
SUNDAY, DEC. 6
25TH ANNUAL CHILDREN’S HOLIDAY FESTIVAL. Held by the Bristol Chamber of Commerce. 1 p.m. Parade is unique in that entertainment remains stationary while the children walk the parade route. There will be singers, dancers, baton twirlers, fife and drum corps, bands, jugglers, magicians, mimes. Federal Hill Green to Bellevue, High and Main streets in Bristol.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 9
DISCOVER CHRISTMAS AT THE NEWPORT MANSIONS. Held by Cruz’in Congos. Tour the Breakers and the Elms, decorated for Christmas. Cost includes deluxe motor coach. Admission to mansions and lunch at Brick Alley Pub and Restaurant. (860) 628-8982, firstname.lastname@example.org
THURSDAY, DEC. 10
‘IN THE CHRISTMAS MOOD’ WITH THE GLENN MILLER ORCHESTRA. Held by St. Stanislaus Travelers. Family style menu. $76. Aqua Turf, Mulberry Street, Plantsville. (860) 589-5597.
SUNDAY, DEC. 13
UGLY CHRISTMAS SWEATER/ATTIRE PARTY. 5 to 7 p.m. A wine and cheese party. Also looking for donations of ugly Christmas sweaters for an unraveling contest. Prizes will be awarded for the best ugly attire. Christmas sing-along and trivia questions. Bristol Historical Society, 98 Summer St., Bristol. Pre-register since party is limited to 70 people. $5 at the door, or a non-perishable food item (which will be given to the St. Vincent-DePaul Society of Bristol, Inc.) www.BristolHistoricalSociety.org
SATURDAY, DEC. 19
BREAKFAST WITH SANTA. Sponsored by Girl Scout Troop 66432 to support European Educational Tour in July 2016. 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Pancake breakfast, pancakes, sausage and beverage. Asbury United Methodist Church, 90 Church Ave., Forestville. $5 and $3.50 for children 10 and under. Also various craft kits, $1 each. Advance purchase suggested. (860) 614-8478.