Home/Stay Informed/All Diocesan Articles

All Diocesan Articles

 

 

Updated Guide to Church Bazaar and Craft Fairs

Posted on October 29, 2019 in: News

Updated Guide to Church Bazaar and Craft Fairs

Use the Handy List Below to See Where
All the Best Church Bazaars and Craft Fairs
are Being Held Throughout the Diocese.

You Can Also Add Events to Your Google Calendar from Ours. 

 

 

November 2

Holiday Bazaar
St. Patrick Church, East Hampton
9am-2pm
Knick-knacks, china, holiday decor, stocking stuffers, linens, children’s books, toys, homemade goodies and jewelry. 

St. Theresa Guild - Harvest Fair
St. Sebastian Church, Middletown
9am-2pm
Handmade items and so much more Don’t miss our famous Italian cookie walk. Great raffle, breakfast and lunch available- handicap accessible- enter thru Broad Street entrance.

 

November 2-3

Christmas Bazaar
Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Gales Ferry
9am-7pm Saturday
9:30a -12:30p Sunday
Handmade crafts, ornaments and Christmas decorations, baked goods, food, jewelry, basket raffles and religious goods. For more information contact Lori at 860-917-3128 mlbaron@sbcglobal.net.

 

November 8-9

Christmas Bazaar
St. Bernard’s Church, Rockville
4-8pm-Friday
10-2pm Saturday
Lunch and dinner available. Craft items, household goods, toys, books, Christmas, collectables, jewelry and a bake sale.

Christmas Bazaar
St. Luke Church, Ellington
5pm-8pm-Friday
9a-2pm- Saturday
Crafts, country store, gift baskets, free face painting/balloon artist, attic treasures, baked goods, café, raffle and vendors. For more information contact Jane at 860-875-8552.

Christmas Bazaar
St. Mary Church, Coventry
6-8pm Friday
10a-2p Saturday
Homemade crafts, jewelry, Christmas items, toys, knit items and more. Raffles, bake sale; food available both days.

 

November 9

Women's Club Bazaar
St. Agnes Church, Niantic
9am - 2pm 
Vintage and costume jewelry; theme baskets; restaurant row, baked goods; attic treasures; silent auction. Additional information contact Sally at 860-739-4707; or sallyportugal@gmail.com.

Ladies Guild Annual Craft Fair
St. Bridget of Kildare Church, Moodus
9am-2pm
Table runners, velvet pumpkins, pillows, jewelry, paintings, prints, and more, plus baked goods, a raffle, and food. For more information contact Marilyn at 860-250-3728 or mmeyers51@att.net.

 

November 15
November 16

Olde Time Christmas Fair
St. Andrew Church, Colchester
4p-8p  Friday
9a-2p  Saturday
Bake shop, handmade goods, kid's corner, crafters, baskets and more, Christmas gifts, teacup raffle, turkey dinner. For more information contact Barbara at barbgozzo@gmail.com

 

November 16

Festival of Angels Fair
St. Francis of Assisi Church, Middletown
9am - 3pm
Crafts featuring hand-blown glass ornaments from Poland, baked goods, farmer's market, jewelry boutique, raffles, and a variety of local artisan vendors. For more information contact Sherrie at 860-346-4383.

Christmas Bazaar
St. Mary Church, Stonington
9am – 2pm
Christmas crafts and items, jewelry, fresh floral arrangements, handmade crochet and knitted items, baked goods, Portuguese sweet bread, soup and chili.

 

November 22-23

Frosty Village Bazaar
St. Matthew Church, Tolland
6-9pm
Enjoy our selection of hand-crafted items; our apple pies, baked goods, jewelry, attic treasures, raffles, activities for the kids. Our kitchen has sandwiches, homemade soup, apple pie and brownies.

 

November 23

Ladies Guild Fair
Church of St. Mary, Portland
9am - 2pm
Crafts, jewelry, baked goods, tag sale items and cemetery crosses. Vendors featuring local honey, artwork and so much more.

Christmas Fair
St. Mary of the Visitation Church, Clinton
9am-2pm
Handmade wreaths, numerous handcrafted items, jewelry, bakes goods, food, photos with Santa and much more. For information contact obrien18@comcast.net

Sleigh Bells Ring Christmas Fair
St. Maurice Church, Bolton
9am-3pm
Raggedy Ann/Andy dolls, jams, salsa, pickles, Hand-knit items, “take-a-chance” booth, clothes for American Girl dolls, evergreen baskets, apple pies, photos with Santa. Over 40 crafters. Hot lunch.

Christmas Fair
St. Peter Church, Higganum
9am - 3 pm
Baked goods, antiques/collectibles, crafts, quilts, knitted items and fabulous Christmas and holiday wreaths and decorations. Complete luncheon menu served throughout the day.

 

December 6-7

Christmas Fair
St. Lawrence Church, Killingworth
5-8pm Friday
9a -2p Saturday
Silent auction, gifts and gift baskets, basket raffle, evergreen decorations, holiday baked goods, homemade food specialties from our kitchen. For more information, visit stlawrencechurch.com

 

December 7

Christmas Craft Fair
St Philip Church, Ashford
9am-2pm
40 crafters, our kitchen will be serving soups and sandwiches plus perogies.

Snowflake Fair
Sacred Heart Church, Norwichtown
9am - 2pm
Themed basket raffles, 50/50, handmade gifts, baked goods, silent auction, cemetery boxes, white elephant table, food and so much more.

Holiday Craft / Vendor Fair
Sacred Heart School Church, Taftville
9am-2pm
Various crafters and direct sales vendors: Usbourne, Mary Kay, Swarovski Jewelry, Thirty-one bags, Perfectly Posh, various homemade items. Food and baked goods for sale and a raffle.

 

December 7-8

Craft Fair
St. Edward Church, Stafford Springs
9am-2pm -Saturday
8a - 11:30a -Sunday
Local vendors selling Avon, honey, crafts, jewelry, food, thirty-one, pampered chef, wreaths and so much more. For more information contact Erica 860-214-1078 or email stedwardcf@gmail.com

 

December 8

St. Patrick School Christmas Festival
Cathedral of St. Patrick Auditorium, Norwich
8a-1p
Vendors with handmade items, woodcrafts, jewelry, baked goods, hot dogs & popcorn, basket raffle, 50/50 raffle, photos with Santa
 

December 14

Holiday Craft & Vendor Fair
St. Mary - St. Joseph School Church, Willimantic
9am - 3pm
Local vendors, beautifully crafted gift ideas, decor, jewelry, grinder sale, raffles and so much more.

Bake Sale & Craft Fair
Saint John the Evangelist Church, Uncasville
9am - 3pm
Handmade crafts including paintings, cards, holiday gifts items and much more. Huge bake sale. Lunch will be served. For more information Patti at 860-848-1257 or email stjh4@sbcglobal.net.

Holiday Cookie Sale & Basket Raffle
Our Lady of La Salette Church, Brooklyn
9am-1pm
A large selection of homemade holiday cookies, sold by the pound, and more than 40 beautiful baskets to be raffled off. Come early for the best selection.

Christmas Cookie Sale
St. Mark the Evangelist Church, Westbrook
9-Noon Saturday
Decorated, wrapped plates of 2 ½ dozen assorted, delicious homemade cookies. Sold for $14.

Bookmark and Share  

Most Viewed Articles of the Last 30 Days

Clergy Appointments

Posted on September 27, 2021 in: News

952

Clergy Appointments
The Most Reverend Michael R. Cote, D. D., Bishop of Norwich, has made the following clergy and diocesan appointments in the Diocese of Norwich   CLERGY APPOINTMENTS Reverend Francis Gilbert, from Parochial Vicar, The St. John Paul II Parish-Moodus and East Hampton, to Parochial Vicar, Divine Mercy Parish-Uncasville, Oakdale, and Quaker Hill. Effective: September 27, 2021. Rev. Msgr. Leszek T. Janik, from Vicar General for the Diocese of Norwich and Pastor, Sacred Heart Church, Norwichtown, to Vicar General for the Diocese of Norwich, Pastor, Sacred Hea...

Read More

Willimantic Shelter in Need of Executive Director

Posted on September 30, 2021 in: News

632

Willimantic Shelter in Need of Executive Director
The Sisters of Charity of Our Lady, Mother of the Church seek a full-time Executive Director for Holy Family Home and Shelter in Willimantic CT, Sponsored by the Sisters of Charity, this 26-bed not-for-profit facility is funded by HUD, FEMA, and other grantors. "The successful applicant will be a powerful voice for the homeless, committed to faithful stewardship while developing community among a diverse population", Mother Marie Julie, SCMC said. "They must possess skills necessary for effective leadership and government grant writing."&...

Read More

Couples Attend Special Mass to Celebrate the Enduring Sacrament of Marriage
Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles Robert Barron once said that, “in marriage we do not only administer the sacrament to each other, but we also become a sacrament.”  Loving husbands and wives married for 25, 50 and even 65 years joined hands with their spouse and renewed their sacramental commitment to each other before the Lord at the Diocese of Norwich Silver and Golden Wedding Anniversary Mass on Sunday, October 3. One of the four longest married couples at Sunday's Mass at the Cathedral of St. Patrick, ...

Read More

O Tannenbaum - Help Us Decorate a Tree

Posted on October 15, 2021 in: News, Events

128

O Tannenbaum - Help Us Decorate a Tree
The Office of Faith Events will be donating two Christmas trees this year to the Festival of Trees at the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford.  We are still seeking ornaments to help complete our tree entitled “The Nativity”.  If you have a nativity-themed ornament/s you would like to donate to adorn this tree, please drop them off at or send them to The Office of Faith Events, 199 Broadway, Norwich, CT, 06360 by November 19, 2021.  Questions? Please email us at faithevents@norwichdiocese.net or give us a call at 860-848-2237 ext. 304 ...

Read More

SVdPP Ministry is Looking for a Grant Writer

Posted on October 20, 2021 in: News

65

SVdPP Ministry is Looking for a Grant Writer
Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms.  1Peter 4:10 Do you possess skills that can help those in need?  St. Vincent de Paul Place Norwich has an immediate opening for a part-time Grant Writer. This paid position is 10-18 hours per week. Responsibilities include: grant writing and reporting, assisting the Executive Director in creating and executing fundraising plans, development and design of communications and marketing materials. Prior...

Read More

Our Advertisers Support Our Ministries

Please Support Our Advertisers

Annual Catholic Appeal

 
Signup for Weekly Newsletter


    Recently Added Galleries
    Click to view album: Palm Sunday
    Click to view album: Blessing of the Fleet
    Click to view album: Mass of Ordination for Father Michael Bovino
    Click to view album: Rite of Election 2020
    Latest Articles
    St. Michael School is Vibrant Part of Community
    Sacraments 101: Elements of Marriage - 'Free, Total, Faithful, Fruitful'
    SVdPP Ministry is Looking for a Grant Writer
    CST Principles Address Needs of the Poor and Migrants
    Catholic Charities Diocese of Norwich: Key Dates and Milestones of the 1970s and 1980s
    Vigil Mass Kicks Off 40 Days for Life Campaign
    Cyclists Complete 5-Day, 337-mile Virtual Trip Across Haiti
    O Tannenbaum - Help Us Decorate a Tree

    Roman Catholic Diocese of Norwich
    201 Broadway
    Norwich, CT 06360-4328
    Phone: 860-887-9294