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Harvest Festivals and Craft Fairs 2019

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Fall has arrived, bringing with it many craft fairs and harvest festivals around the Berkshires. This list will be updated as we get more information. Have an event to add? Email us at info@iberkshires.com.

 

Saturday, Nov. 23

Adams: Saint Stanislaus Kostka School will be holding its annual Christmas Bazaar at Kolbe Hall at St. Stanislaus Church from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event will inlude Polish foods, raffles, Chinese auctions, country crafts, baked goods, a snack bar and more.

Lenox: The United Methodist Church of Lenox, 6 Holmes Road, will host its annual Holiday Craft Connection from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event will feature more than 30 vendors, Salvation from Hunger Cafe, cookie walk, silent aiction and more. Admission is free.

North Adams: Greylock Works, 508 State Road, will host a festive holiday market, a family-friendly fall fair with more than 70 regional vendors celebrating exquisite design and local food, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Pittsfield: St. Joseph Parish Center, 414 North St., Pittsfield, will host its Holiday Bazaar from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will feature cookies, pies, baked goods, fudge. Chinese raffle, used jewelry, handmade knit wear, holiday crafts  and more.

Old Chatham, N.Y.: Old Chatham Quaker Meeting will hold its second annual Handmade Arts and Crafts Fair at 539 County Route 13, Old Chatham, N.Y., from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sweaters, wooden pens, totebags, pillow cases, and quilted items are just a few of the carefully handcrafted goods for sale. One-hundred percent of the purchase price will be donated to support the Quaker meeting and its programs.

 

Sunday, Nov. 24

Old Chatham, N.Y.: Old Chatham Quaker Meeting will hold its second annual Handmade Arts and Crafts Fair at 539 County Route 13, Old Chatham, N.Y., from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Sweaters, wooden pens, totebags, pillow cases, and quilted items are just a few of the carefully handcrafted goods for sale. One-hundred percent of the purchase price will be donated to support the Quaker meeting and its programs.

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