Craft Shows, Bazaars Under Way Today

POTTSTOWN PA – Local churches and charitable organizations want to help Pottstown area consumers get a head start on their holiday shopping, with bazaars, fairs and shows that offer a variety of craft, food and other goods. Here’s a list of what The Post has been advised is open today (Saturday, Nov. 14, 2009). Be aware: most start early in the morning and end by mid-afternoon, so plan a route accordingly.

20091105-ChristmasWreathIcon-ClipartComA craft show featuring the all-handmade wares of more than 60 vendors will fill two rooms for public viewing and purchases today from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Limerick Fire Company, 390 W. Ridge Pike, Limerick PA. A raffle also is planned.

20091105-ChristmasWreathIcon-ClipartComThe fall Antiques Show and Sale sponsored by the Twin Valley Scholastic Boosters Club will be held  today from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday (Nov. 15, 2009) from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Twin Valley High School, Route 23, Elverson PA. Tickets cost $5. For more information, call 610-999-1291.

20091105-ChristmasWreathIcon-ClipartComAn Autumn Craft Fair and Bazaar will be held today from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Christ Episcopal Church, 316 High St., Pottstown PA. Admission is free. The event features various area crafters, a “Thinking and Doing Green” table, a kid’s craft corner and children’s book exchange, and baked goods. For more information, call 610-323-2895.

20091105-ChristmasWreathIcon-ClipartComA Holiday Craft Bazaar with more than 40 tables of crafts will be held today from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Hope Community Church, 2732 N. Charlotte St., Gilbertsville PA. A flea market also will be held. Lunch, home-made baked goods and lunch will be available.

20091105-ChristmasWreathIcon-ClipartComThe annual Christmas Bazaar of Coventryville United Methodist Church will be held today from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the church, 1521 Old Ridge Pike, Pottstown PA. It features a silent auction, bake table, greenhouse, tree trimming items, a youth table, and attic treasurer. Breakfast and lunch items also will be for sale.

20091105-ChristmasWreathIcon-ClipartComThe Holiday Bazaar of St. John’s United Church of Christ will be held today from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the church at the corner of High and Price streets, Pottstown PA. Home-made crafts and Christmas items will be offered, along with goods on a white elephant table. Church cooks will sell cookies and other baked goods, soups, potato filling, and other hot and cold lunch items.

20091105-ChristmasWreathIcon-ClipartComSt. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Glascow and Walnut streets, Stowe PA, will hold its Holiday Bazaar today from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the church, with parking available at the rear. Food items, including home-made chow-chow, soup, baked goods and candies will be available for sale, as well as crafts, plants, and items on a white elephant table.

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