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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, Oct. 19

Dalton: The annual Craft Fair and Bake Sale will be held at the Dalton Senior Center from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sponsored by the Friends of the Dalton Council on Aging to support programs at the Senior Center, the fair will include quilts, woodwork, paintings, jewelry and other items produced by local crafters. There will also be a bake sale of the Friends of the Dalton Free Public Library and raffle items. A hot lunch may be purchased from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Senior Center is located at 40 Field Street Ext.

North Adams: The Norad Mill is hosting a craft fair featuring crafters, artisans and makers of all kinds at The Norad Mil, 60 Roberts Drive, in the event space on the third floor from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

North Adams: Blackington Union Church will hold its annual holiday bazaar at 1373 Mass. Ave. from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will feature a Chinese auction, homemade baked goods, food basket raffle, holiday items, crafts and more, including luncheon.

 

Saturday, Oct. 26

Pittsfield: Mt. Greylock Extended Care will host its annual harvest bazaar at 1000 North St. from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event will feature,more than 15 vendors, featuring handcrafted jewelry, gifts, handmade soaps and jams, knitted items and more.

Stamford, Vt.: The Stamford Seniors will present their annual craft fair at Stamford Elementary School from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. In addition to craft and gift items, there will be a basket raffle, a Chinese auction, a restaurant raffle and more.

 

Sunday, Oct. 27

Stamford, Vt.: The Stamford Seniors will present their annual craft fair at Stamford Elementary School from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. In addition to craft and gift items, there will be a basket raffle, a Chinese auction, a restaurant raffle and more.

 

Saturday, Nov. 2

Cheshire: The second annual Hoosac Harvest Vendor and Craft Fair, a fundraiser for the Hoosac Valley Elementary School PTG, will be held at Hoosac Valley High School from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

North Adams: First Baptist Church will host its fall harvest fair at 131 Main St. from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event will feature craft items, attic treasures, Chinese auction, baked goods, lunch with Santa, soup and sandwich lunch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., and more.

 

Saturday, Nov. 23

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.

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