Craft fair season underway

Mark your calendar and grab a friend because craft fair season is upon us.

Mark your calendar and grab a friend because craft fair season is upon us.

Carmen’s Early Bird Christmas Craft Fair will be taking place Nov. 6 and 7 at the Elks Hall and run from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. each day.

The Potters and Artist Fall Sale will get underway Friday, Nov. 6 from noon to 8 p.m. and again Nov. 7 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Central Cariboo Arts Centre in the old firehall.

The Horsefly Christmas Market is set to take place on Saturday, Nov. 7 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Horsefly Community Hall, offering a concession, crafts and more.

On Saturday, Nov. 14 the First Baptist Church at 295 Western Avenue is hosting a free store at the church from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Donations of winter clothes, blankets and toys can be dropped off at the church at the top of Carson Drive beside the Coast Fraser Inn, Friday, Nov. 6 from 4 to 6 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 7 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

On Saturday, Nov. 21 the annual Made in the Cariboo Craft Sale will take place at the Williams Lake Visitor Centre from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. To reserve a table call 250-392-5025.

The Museum of the Cariboo Chilcotin Cowboy Christmas Craft Fair will take place on Nov. 21 in the Gibraltar Room at the Cariboo Memorial Complex from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Free admission and an open mic for singers and musicians, with a concession all day.

The Medieval Market is coming up Nov. 21 and 22 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Lake City Secondary School.

The event offers door prizes, live entertainment, a farmer’s market, a concession and much more.

Admission is $3.

Also that weekend Cataline elementary school will host its Christmas market, Nov. 21 and 22.

The Great Room will old a bake and craft sale at the Salvation Army on Nov. 21 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Hot lunch will be served at a very good price.

The annual Operation Christmas Child campaign is beginning in the lakecity to fill many shoe boxes with small gifts for a child in need.

Shoe boxes and brochures about the program and what to put in the boxes are available at Cariboo Bethel Church at 833 Western Avenue.

Doors are open Tuesday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and closed from noon to 1 p.m. each day.

The deadline to donate filled boxes is Nov. 20.

Throughout the month of December, the Station House Gallery will be featuring its annual Christmas store.