Here is our annual list of fairs, suppers and bazaars at area churches and other organizations through the holiday season. The list, but not the map, will be repeated partially in GO through early December and in its entirety at www.thesunchronicle.com/go.
First Congregational Church UCC of North Attleboro (Oldtown Church), 675 Old Post Road, North Attleboro. CHURCH SUPPER, 6 p.m. Home-cooked pot roast with gravy, mashed potatoes, vegetable, rolls, dessert and beverage, served family style. Take-out orders accepted. Serving promptly at 6, check-in about 15 minutes early. Adults $12, children 10 and younger $4. Reservations required: Call Ed, 508-212-4774. Vestry hall handicap-accessible through rear entrance.
Chartley United Methodist Church, 78 S. Worcester St., Norton. CHURCH SUPPER, 5 p.m. Homemade meatloaf with garlic, mashed red potatoes, green beans, minestrone soup, brownie ice cream sundae. Additional soup if you bring a sturdy container. Adults $10, children $5.
First United Methodist Church of North Attleboro, 20 Hoppin Hill Ave., North Attleboro. CHURCH SUPPER, 6 p.m. Hawaiian chicken. Adults $10, children younger than 12 free.
Attleboro Animal Shelter, Pond Street, Attleboro. Friends of Attleboro Animal Shelter HARVEST FEST, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Crafters, artists, shelters and rescues with adoptable pets, face painting, other kids activities, music, food, raffle items, child I.D. kit-making, touch a fire truck. Dog-friendly GATRA shuttle service from Dansco, 1299 County St. www.faaspets.org, email@example.com
Arnold Mills United Methodist Church, 690 Nate Whipple Highway, Cumberland. COMMUNITY YARD SALE, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Deadline to reserve table space Sept. 20; go to www.amumc.org. More info: 401-527-9241.
Holy Cross Church, 320 High St., Central Falls. PORK SUPPER, 5:30 p.m. Sponsored by church's Ladies Adoration Society $10 adults, $5 children. Reservations required; tickets will not be sold at door. Contact Brenda at 508-226-1218 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
First United Methodist Church of North Attleboro, 20 Hoppin Hill Ave., North Attleboro. ANNUAL PUMPKIN PATCH, front lawn, Sunday through Friday, noon to 7 p.m.; Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Aitken Elementary School, 165 Newman Ave., Seekonk. PUMPKIN SOMETHIN FALL FESTIVAL, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Rain or shine. Games, hot air ballon rides, food, music, activities, over 40 crafters from three states.
Corrine's Banquet Hall (formerly Bobby's Rollaway), at 67 Garrity St., Pawtucket, off Newport Avenue (Route 1A). CHOP STICK AUCTION FUNDRAISER, presented by South Attleboro Village Lions Club. 6 p.m., doors at 5. Refreshments served during intermission, cash bar. Admission $3, more than 135 items to be auctioned. Info: Call Joan Wild, 508-243-9130; Rosie St. Lawrence, 774-688-9311; Louise Vose, 508-399-7770. (New auction site; food can't be brought in.)
Plainville United Methodist Church, 16 East Bacon St., Plainville. CHURCH SUPPER, 6 p.m. Baked ham, beans, potato salad. Adults, $10; children younger than 12, free.
South Walpole United Methodist Church, 1886 Washington St., S. Walpole. FAMILY FUN FEST MICE FAIR, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Silent auction, attic treasures, vendors, crafts, activities, children's games. Various demos, "free items" area. Food: Homemade baked items, pies and breads, cheese and fudge, pizza, hamburgers, hotdogs, various desserts.
First Baptist Church of Attleboro, 118 South Main St., Attleboro. YARD SALE, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
First Congregational Church UCC of North Attleboro (Old town Church), 675 Old Post Road, North Attleboro. CHURCH SUPPER, 4:30 and 6:30 p.m. Home cooked turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, butternut squash, cranberry sauce, rolls, dessert and beverage. Adults $12, children 10 and younger $4. Reservations required: Call Ed, 508-212-4774. Plan to check-in 20 minutes early. Take-out orders also accepted. Vestry hall handicapped accessible.
Chartley United Methodist Church, 78 South Worcester St., Norton. CHURCH SUPPER, 5 p.m. Roast pork, garlic mashed potatoes, apple sauce, carrots, corn chowder, fresh cornbread, and homemade raisin bread pudding. Adults $10, children $5.
First United Methodist Church of North Attleboro, 20 Hoppin Hill Ave., North Attleboro. CHURCH SUPPER, 6 p.m. Roast pork. Adults $10, children under 12 free.
The Congregational Church of Mansfield, 17 West St., Mansfield. Fall Craft & Vendor Fair, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Local crafters and artisans sell jewelry, gifts, knits, hand-crafted items, gift baskets, photography, more. Lunch and baked good also offered. Free admission.
First Baptist Church of Mansfield, 52 North Main St., Mansfield. GOOD SAMARITAN FAIR, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Crafts, baked goods, quilt raffle. Proceeds benefit needy, local missions.
NOV. 6 & 7
First Baptist Church in North Attleboro, 75 Park St., North Attleboro. CHRISTMAS ON THE COMMON, Friday, 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. (in Fellowship Hall). Friday night: Baptist Canteen will serve chowder, chili, more for eat- in or takeout; Saturday lunch - sandwiches, desserts and beverages.
Plainville United Methodist Church, 16 East Bacon St., Plainville. ANNUAL COUNTRY FAIR, noon to 7 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Yard sale room, antiques & collectibles, hand-knits, jewelry, books, pickles, jams & jellies Country Store Table, snack bar, Christmas Corner ornaments, crafts. Silent auction of items or certificates from local businesses (watch www.PlainvilleUMC.net for details beginning mid-October). Bids taken during fair hours Friday until 2 Saturday. Santa visits Saturday.
Centenary United Methodist Church, 15 Sanford St. Attleboro. 150TH ANNIVERSARY CHRISTMAS ON THE CORNER, Friday 4:30 to 8 p.m., Saturday. Silent auction of collectible and antique items, handcrafts, gift certificates, more. Baked goods, Country Store items, hand-crafts, homemade fudge and candies, jewelry, basement treasures, gifts children can give, takeout foods. Santa available for pictures Saturday. 150TH ANNIVERSARY DINNER, Friday night, beginning at 4:30. Home-made lasagna (meat or meat-less) or hot dog with mac and cheese; each with garden salad, rolls, beverage, dessert. Adults $8.50 prepaid, $9.50 at door or to-go. Kids under 10 $5. Come and eat your fill. OLD GLORY TAVERN, beginning 10:30 a.m. Saturday, homemade soups, sandwiches, beverages, desserts. Veterans receive free dessert and beverage.
Rehoboth Congregational Church, 139 Bay State Road, Rehoboth. CHRISTMAS IN THE VILLAGE, 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Turkey supper Friday night; seatings at 5 and 6:30, reservations required: 508-252-4545 or email email@example.com. Saturday luncheon 11:30 to 2; beef stew, meatball sandwiches, fresh salads, apple crisp, more; no reservations required. Christmas Shop, Country Store, Grandma's Pantry, Mrs. Claus' Closet, Book Nook, Woodworker's Workbench, Bake Shoppe & Bistro, Cookie Walk, Silent Auction, Christmas Tree Raffle. Updates: www.facebook.com/rehobothucc.
Original Congregational Church, 1 East St., Wrentham. CHURCH MOUSE FAIR, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., in vestry. Food, trinkets, handmade items, plants, Children's Fair, live and silent auction.
All Saint's Episcopal Church, 121 North Main St., Attleboro. HOLIDAY FAIR, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Visit Yvonne's Attic, Bake Shoppe, book room, crafts table, Vintage Treasures, raffles. Vendors include Pampered Chef, Tastefully Simple. Lunch: 11-1:30.
Memorial Baptist Church, 340 Central Ave., Seekonk. Christmas Bazaar, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Gently used jewelry, Christmas novelties, baked goodies, cookie corner, handmade crafts, Grandma's attic. Lunch: Shirley's Famous Chicken Soup, chicken or meatball sandwiches, and bread pudding.
First Congregational Church UCC of North Attleboro (Old town Church), 675 Old Post Road, North Attleboro. FALL YARD SALE, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., schoolhouse across street from church, rain or shine. Clothing, blankets, sheets, towels, soft toys, shoes, accessories, handbags will be bagged and accepted by SAVERS, equal amount donated to Epilepsy Foundation of New England. Contact Ed, 508-212-4774
Second Congregational Church, 50 Park St., Attleboro. THANKSGIVING IN THE KITCHEN, CHRISTMAS IN THE PARLOR, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Grandma's Attic, Grandpa's Garage, crafts, knit goods, handmade gifts, books, plants, pet table, homemade preserves & pickles, jewelry, baked goods. Homemade breakfast and luncheon.
Evangelical Covenant Church, 841 North Main St., Attleboro. Bit O' Sweden Fall Fair, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Swedish pancake breakfast 8:30 to 11, $6. Lunch 11:30 to 2, $10, smorgasbord plate of meatball sub or quiche with soup or salad. Dessert & beverage included. Fair: Swedish imports, baked goods, seasonal crafts, knitted/sewn items, books, jewelry, kids room, themed gift baskets, Grandpa's Attic, Unique Boutique, more. 508-226-6221, www.attleborocovenant.org
Park Place Congregational Church UCC, 71 Park Place, Pawtucket. Christmas on the Hill, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Handmade crafts, gifts, fudge, baked goods, jewelry, Mimi's Attic, Santa from 10 a.m. to noon for photos (prints $5). Luncheon 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. 401-726-2800, parkplaceucc.com
Union Congregational Church, 265 West Britannia St., Taunton. UNION CHURCH CHRISTMAS FAIR, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. White elephant sale, crafts, gently used jewelry, Christmas items, baby items, baked goods, more. Lunch: hamburgers, hot dogs, Venus DeMilo soup, pies.
NOV. 7 & 8
St. Mary's Church Foxboro, 58 Carpenter St., Foxboro. Christmas Fair, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m. to noon Sunday. Giant raffles, theme baskets, silent auction, handmade treasures and crafts, jewelry, boutique or religious items. Baked goods, canned fruit, jams, pickles. Just for Kids games and shopping area. Cafe open for lunch, snacks. Santa stopping by for pictures.
NOV. 13 & 14
St. Theresa of the Child Jesus Church, 18 Baltic St., South Attleboro. CHRISTMAS VILLAGE, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday. Bakery, handmade knits/crocheted goods, Christmas boutique, Gramma's Attic, Grandpa's Tool Shed, used books & jewelry, Country Store, games of chance, kids penny social, silent & not so silent auctions, 12 Days of Christmas baskets, money tree, meat, Christmas cash, 12 Days of Christmas Cash, Beverage Bonanza/Liquor Basket, 42" Flat Screen TV, Apple IPad &, handmade quilt. Food: French meat pies, burgers, soups, salads, fries & desserts. Breakfast Saturday with Santa & Mrs. Claus.
Murray Unitarian Universalist Church, 505 North Main St., Attleboro. ANNUAL HOLIDAY FAIR, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Toys, books, second-hand furniture, Grandma's Attic, Grandpa's Garage, Almost Antiques, handcrafted artwork, knitted and sewn items, paper crafts, holiday decorations. Fair Trade shop featuring accessories, ornaments, jewelry, coffee, chocolate. Cookies by the pound, pies, raffle. Gourmet Cafe. www.murrayuuchurch.org
St. Teresa of the Child Jesus, 358 Newport Ave., Pawtucket. BAZAAR, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Outside vendors welcome (call 401-722-4470); homemade hats, sweaters, baby items, etc.; cakes and pastries; penny social, raffles, jewelry, candles, soups, specialty items. Cafe open both days.
St Martha's Church, 227 South St., Plainville. HOLIDAY FAIR, 3 to 7 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Country crafts, cash raffle, basket raffle, gift baskets, baked goods, grandma's attic. Serving homemade lasagna and clam chowder Friday night; homemade corn chowder, chicken parm sandwiches, pizza Saturday.
Trinitarian Congregational Church, 2 Pine St., Norton. HOLIDAY FAIR, 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Spaghetti supper, brunch with Santa, Country Store, foods to go, cookie walk. Decorative painting, handmade soaps, white elephant. Backpacks, aprons, table runners and placemats, children's blankets, hats, scarves, Thanksgiving and Christmas decorations, furniture and clothing for American Girl Dolls, more. Raffles: Handmade quilt, tabletop trees, decorative baskets and more. Visa and Master Card accepted.
Our Lady Queen of Martyrs, Coyle Drive (off Route 152), Seekonk. HOLIDAY FAIR, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, church hall. Raffles for HDTV, Apple gift card, scratch tickets, "Kim's Special Raffles," Baskets Galore. Jewelry, hand knit items, Christmas items, Adult & Kids Instant Win, toys, home-baked goods, fudge, more. Louise's Cafe.
Federated Church of Norfolk, 1 United St., (Main Street and Route 115), Norfolk. HOLLY FAIR, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Crafters and vendors from all over Massachusetts. Santa visiting 10-noon. Children's shopping only, children's crafts, baked goods, morning coffee and muffins, luncheon, Gramma's attic, more.
Arnold Mills United Methodist Church, 690 Nate Whipple Highway, Cumberland. HOLIDAY FAIR HIDDEN TREASURES, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Homemade stained glass, homemade candy, homemade baked beans & Cabot cheese, baked goods table, homemade craft table, book nook, coffee/tea & muffins, plant table, luncheon, more.
Chartley United Methodist Church, 78 South Worcester St., Norton. Christmas Craft Fair, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Breakfast with Santa: Texas french toast & sausage. Luncheon menu.
Mansfield COA, 255 Hope St, Mansfield. ANNUAL HOLIDAY FAIR, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Freshly baked breads, sweets and pastries; hand-crafted quilts, clothing, accessories, doll clothes, jewelry, stocking stuffers, household items, vintage jewelry, flea market items. Lunch available. Sponsored by Friends of the DIC. More info: 508-261-7368.
Anderson Scout House, 15 Fourth St., Attleboro. HOLIDAY FAIR, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Santa from 10-noon). Raffles for gift baskets, handmade doll house. Holiday items, handmade gifts, homebaked treats, Grandpa's basement, more. www.andersonscouthouse.com
Candleberry Chapel, 381 South Main St., Attleboro. Candleberry Chapel Fall Fair, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cookie walk, handmade crafts, homemade French meat pies, baked items, flea market, silent auction, visit from Santa.
The Congregational Church of Mansfield, 17 West St., Mansfield. Snowflake Holiday Fair, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Grandma's Attic, Pappy's Garage, toyland, jewelry/purses, book room, new to you, hand-crafted gifts, SERRV table, baked goods, candy, cookie walk, raffle baskets. Chow'da & Clam Cake Luncheon (11-1) featuring sandwiches, grilled cheese, hot dogs, Portuguese soup, pie.
United Church in Walpole, 30 Common St., Walpole. HOLLY BERRY FAIR, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Shopping for adults and children. Silent auction for weekend getaway, sports tickets, spa and restaurant gift cards. Homemade luncheon. Kids activities. Christmas Past room with gently used ornaments.
First Congregational Church UCC of North Attleboro (Oldtown Church), 675 Old Post Road, North Attleboro. OLDTOWN HOLIDAY FAIR, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Country store, baked goods & cookies, kitchen and entertainment items, Christmas Corner, crafts, children's room, jewelry, plants, book nook, knit goods, Oldtown treasures, Elsie's famous French Salad Dressing. Kitchen hours: Coffee and muffins 9-11, luncheon 11:30-1:30. Not-so-silent Auction with antique, vintage, new items.
Holy Cross Church, 320 High St., Central Falls. CRAFT FAIR, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.; POLISH KITCHEN, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
DAR Chapter House, 32 Central St, (off West), Mansfield. CHRISTMAS COTTAGE FAIR, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Craft items, "delectable edibles," Grandma's attic.
Bristol Trinity Episcopal Church/ Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 143 Lincoln St., North Easton. TEA AND GIFT BASKET AUCTION, 1 to 4 p.m. Sandwiches, soups, homemade desserts, teas served while 30+ gift baskets auctioned off. Admission: $5.
North Attleboro Historical Society, 362 North Washington Street, North Attleboro. HOLIDAY FAIR AND OPEN HOUSE, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. New and estate jewelry, holiday decorations, books, home baked pies and pastries, raffles. Angle Tree Garden Club decorated Woodcock Garrison House. Info: Sandi Burns, 508-695-7160, firstname.lastname@example.org
St. Mary's Church, 14 Park St., North Attleboro. Festival of Trees. Friday at 6 p.m. with musical performance at 6:15. Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.: 50/50 raffle, homemade candy and fudge, kids room, wreaths, trees, cemetery baskets, sewing, knitting, craft table, books, raffle baskets, silent auction. Second St. Mary's Christmas Ornament available for sale. Spin the Wheel.
First United Methodist Church, 20 Hoppin Hill Ave., North Attleboro. CHURCH SUPPER, 6 p.m., meat loaf. Adults $10, children under 12 free.
North Attleboro Historical Society, 362 North Washington Street, North Attleboro. SECOND CHANCE SALE AND OPEN HOUSE, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. New and estate jewelry, elegant white elephant, books and holiday decorations. No baked goods or raffles. Angle Tree Garden Club decorated Woodcock Garrison House. Info: Sandi Burns, 508-695-7160, email@example.com
DEC. 4 & 5
Trinity Episcopal Church, 47 East St., Wrentham. WINTER WONDERLAND CHRISTMAS FAIR, 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Country store, baked goods, crafts, white elephant room, books, media, raffles, penny sales, more. Meet Santa Saturday. More info: 508-384-3958, www.trinitywrentham.org.
Bethany Congregational Church, 3 Rockhill St., Foxboro. CHRISTMAS FAIR, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Coffee and donuts in morning, lunch starting at 11:30. Visit with Santa 9:30-2. Book nook, silent auction, fresh decorated wreaths, handcrafts, homemade sweets, themed baskets, Gramma's Attic, gently used toys, children's fair. www.bethanychurch.org
Chartley United Methodist Church, 78 South Worcester St., Norton. CHURCH SUPPER, 5 p.m. Beef stew with dumplings, green salad, fresh rolls, pies with ice cream. Adults $10, children $5.
Saint John's Episcopal Church, 237 Pleasant St., Franklin. ANNUAL CHRISTMAS FAIR, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cookie walk, handcrafted items, silent auction, bake table, snack bar, take and go gift baskets, children's activities, Santa Claus, more.
Markman Children's Programs, 803 North Main St., Attleboro. 12th ANNUAL HOLIDAY FAIR, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cafe, baked goods, grandmas attic, general store, children's activities, raffles, visit from Santa, open to all. New this year: Antiques & Collectibles; Dealers Only from 9-10 a.m., $10 Early Access Donation, No Children Under 16 Allowed. Proceeds benefit Markman Charitable Fund.
First United Methodist Church, 20 Hoppin Hill Ave., North Attleboro. CHURCH SUPPER, 6 p.m. Baked puffed pastry chicken. Adults $10, children under 12 free.