St. Paul’s annual Turkey Trot
BLACKSTONE — Saint Paul's Parish, Blackstone, will hold its 35th annual Turkey Trot on Saturday, Nov. 11, at St. Joseph’s Centre Lower and Upper Hall. Admission is free. Doors and kitchen open after Mass and raffles begin at 6 p.m. Over 100 valuable gifts, in addition to turkeys, will be raffled off, a total of 10 tables all together. Food and soft drinks will be available throughout the evening along with your favorite soft drinks. A special bake table offering homemade pastry will be available as well.
A Penny social will be held with 20 items.
Our Lady of Good Help Christmas Bazaar
MAPLEVILLE — Our Lady of Good Help Church, 1063 Victory Highway, will host its Christmas Bazaar on Saturday, Nov. 18, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and on Sunday, Nov. 19, from 9 a.m. until noon.
This year’s bazaar will feature a wide variety of hand-made items, gifts for teachers, friends, neighbors, children, and Mom and Dad; graham cracker house kits, chocolates, holiday treats, and baked goods for sale. Also, there will be a split-thepot raffle (great prizes), Penny Social, 12 Days of Christmas Raffle (great gift idea), as well as a ‘special raffle.’
Santa will visit Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 4 to 6 p.m.; then again on Sunday from 11 a.m. to noon. Cameras are encouraged.
The kitchen will be serving light lunch items and refreshments.
For more information, call 401-568-8280.
St. James Episcopal Church’s Holiday Bazaar
WOONSOCKET — St. James Episcopal Church’s annual Holiday Bazaar will be held on Saturday, Nov. 18, from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 24 Hamlet Ave.
There will be items for Christmas, Thanksgiving, door prizes, baked goods, candy, crafts, jewelry, books, White Elephant, children's table, silent auctions, soup and bread, dynamites and refreshments.
This is a Church-sponsored and run fundraiser. Proceeds of the bazaar benefit the mission of St. James Episcopal Church.
Giving Thanks Craft & Vendor Fair
On November 18, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.. at Meadows Community Room. 2 Village Way. North Smithfield, shop a selection of 24 local crafters and vendors from homemade wooden signs, mason jar gifts, candles, repurposed ponchos, handmade jewelry, crochet items, to LuLaRoe, Tupperware, Mary Kay & More. Get started on that Holiday Shopping. We have Games, Sticker Scavenger Hunt, Feather the Turkey. Straw Game, Raffles, Turkey Raffle. Bake Sale. Gift Card Raffle. Come with an appetite, we have Dynamites! Free Admission. Bring a can good, pantry item or gift card.
Woonsocket Holiday Stroll
WOONSOCKET — The Downtown Woonsocket Collaborative welcomes you to join in on the ninth annual Woonsocket Main Street Holiday Stroll, which will take place on Saturday, Dec. 2 from 2 to 7 p.m.
The stroll, which starts to Market Square and ends at Monument Square, features carolers, street and musical performers, local artisans, a fire performer, a tree-decorating contest, a visit from Santa Claus, a scavenger hunt, fam- ily-friendly activities as well as food and beverages.
St. Gabriel Christmas Fair
UPTON, Mass. — On Saturday, Dec. 2, St. Gabriel Women’s Club will hold its traditional Christmas Fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the church hall at 151 Mendon St., Upton.
Well known for fresh greenery for both inside and out, the abundantly-decorated fresh balsam wreaths and cemetery baskets are quick to sell. You can take your own pictures with Santa as he greets everyone arriving at the fair. Purchases can be made from the Olde Tyme Christmas section, the new or ‘like new’ Gift Gallery and the ever-popular Flea Market.
Chances are available on theme baskets, restaurant gift cards, Home Heating Oil and a Lottery Tree decorated with $100 in lottery tickets. A ‘Bake Table’ offers pies, cakes, breads and candy. Coffee and muffins are available, or stay for lunch, featuring beef vegetable soup, chili, pizza, hot dogs and grape nut pudding for dessert.
Visit the traditional Christmas Fair and enjoy the festive Christmas spirit.
St. John’s Church Christmas Fair
FRANKLIN — Get in the holiday spirit by shopping at the St. John’s Church Christmas Fair, which will be held Saturday, Dec. 2, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 237 Pleasant St.
There will be all kinds of high-quality items to purchase; bid on the silent auction; find gift baskets with themes such as sports; food and wine; games and toys. Add some Christmas flair to your home with Christmas greenery or hand-crafted wreaths.
Shop in the Country Store, where you can pick out cozy, hand-made scarves, mittens and/or hats for your teenager.
There will be raffles, food and drink, plus games and activities for the children... not to mention an appearance by Santa Claus.