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Harvest Festivals and Craft Fairs 2018

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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, Dec. 1

Cheshire: St. Mary's Church, 159 Church St., holds its annual parish bazaar from 9 to 4. There will be a number of raffles and auctions, baked goods, candy, Christmas crafts and decorations, jewelry, religious articles and a white elephant sale. Refreshments will be available. 
 
Dalton: Alchemy Initiative’s 10th annual Handmade Holiday Festival will be held in the Stationery Factory, 63 Flansburg Ave. from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Featuring contemporary artisans, designers, farmers and food producers, this festival includes ​live music, children's art making and delicious prepared food that will keep you feeling festive and fueled to shop.

Lanesborough: The Lanesborough-New Ashford Dollars for Scholars is sponsoring a "Craft Fair ... and More" event at the Lanesborough Elementary School, 188 Summer St., from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event will feature more than 40 crafters and vendors as well as a musical performance by the Northern Berkshire Ukulele group. Raffles include an autographed Boston Red Sox photo as well as a chinese raffle. Hot foods will be offered: hamburgers, hot dogs, hot soups, and fresh pierogies to eat there or frozen and packaged to go. Proceeds are applied toward scholarships for graduating high school seniors who reside in the towns of Lanesborough and New Ashford.

Pittsfield: Zion Lutheran Church of Pittsfield will hold its annual Winter Craft Fair and Cookie Walk at the church, located at 74 First St., from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Pittsfield: Sacred Heart School Auditorium, 191 Elm St.,  will host a craft fait from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  In addition to crafts there will be a bake sale, tag sale, and auction of gift certificates.

Pittsfield: The Outlet @ Pine Cone Hill’s annual family and friends Craft Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the store at 125 Pecks Road. The event will feature 16 crafters including wreaths and floral arrangements, stuffed creatures, handmade soaps, knitted and crocheted items, jams and more.

Pittsfield: The Christian Assembly Church, 850 Williams St., will hold a craft fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. This fair will offer a wide variety of handmade items for holiday décor and more.

Savoy: The Savoy Made Craft Fair will be held at the Savoy Fire Department on Main Road from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Santa will visit from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

 

Sunday, Dec. 2

Dalton: Alchemy Initiative’s 10th annual Handmade Holiday Festival will be held in the Stationery Factory, 63 Flansburg Ave. from, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Featuring contemporary artisans, designers, farmers and food producers, this festival includes ​live music, children's art making and delicious prepared food that will keep you feeling festive and fueled to shop.

Williamstown: The Handwork Holiday Craft Festival will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Williamstown Elementary School. The event will feature more than 50 local vendors selling pottery, jewelry, photography and more. Admission is free.

 

Wednesday, Dec. 5

Adams: The Berkshire Divas will host its Holiday Quarter Auction at Bounti-Fare Restaurant at 6 p.m. Prizes will randomly be given out throughout the evening, including two gift bags filled with goodies; there will be a Chinese Auction, too. Consultants and crafters will have tables set up, some with cash and carry items or guests can place orders and even book a party!  Bring a friend or two and don't forget to bring lots of quarters.

 

Saturday, Dec. 8

Pittsfield: Shire City Sanctuary hosts its annual Holiday Shindy from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The event will feature more than 50 artisan vendors, food from local farms and more. Admission is $3 for the general public. Children under the age of 12 are free.

 

Sunday, Dec. 9

Pittsfield: Shire City Sanctuary hosts its annual  Holiday Shindy from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event will feature more than 50 artisan vendors, food from local farms and more. Admission is $3 for the general public. Children under the age of 12 are free.

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