The air is crisp, the leaves are falling, the holidays are approaching artisans and craft enthusiasts know what that means. It's craft fair and bazaar season! This list will be updated as we get more information. Have an event to add? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Note that some craft fairs may run two days; those extra days are in bold.
Saturday, Nov. 5
Harvest Bazaar, Bennington, Vt.
Sacred Heart Saint Francis de Sales Church, 283 Main St., Bennington, holds its annual Harvest Bazaar from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m.
Berkshire South Regional Community Center Craft Fair
The community center at 15 Crissey Road, Great Barrington, hosts its annual craft fair from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. the center's parking lot with a wide array of items from Berkshire County vendors.
This free fair will also feature live music by the Midnight Anthem.
North Adams Holiday Craft Fair
North Adams Elks' annual two-day Craft Show, Nov. 5 and 6, 9 to 2. More than 50 spaces filled with local and regional goods. Coordinated by Berkshire Emporium & Antiques. Free admission. Chance auction, raffles, concession, and Sunday breakfast. Held at the lodge, 100 Eagle St.
Saturday, Nov. 12
Berkshire Waldorf School
Berkshire Waldorf School, 35 West Plain Road, Great Barrington holds its 50th annual Holiday Handcraft Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
This rain or shine event features shows, horse drawn hayrides, cozy handcrafts, jump rope making, candle dipping, and other gifts to make and give.
Richmond School at 1831 State Road is holding a craft fair from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Free admission, more than 32 vendors, silent auction, chance raffle, theme basket raffle, lottery tree raffle and more.
United Methodist Church, 6 Holmes Road, Lenox, holds its craft fair from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Admission is free. Features local crafters and artisans, silent auction, baked good and the Salvation from Hunger Cafe.
The South County market is being held at the Housy Dome, 1064 Main St., Housatonic, from 10 to 2. Features locally grown and produced foods.
Admission is free and mask-wearing is encouraged.
The next market is Saturday Dec. 17. More information here.
Sunday, Nov. 20
WRHS Student Council Holiday Fair
Held at Wahconah Regional High School in Dalton on Sunday, Nov. 20 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Includes booths selling candles, soaps, art, jewelery, baked goods and gifts; raffles; balloon twisting and face painting, and a food truck.
All proceeds benefit the Student Council community projects.
The North County winter farmers market is being held at Greylock Works in North Adams from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
It will have locally grown and produced foods found in the Berkshires. It will also be open on Sunday, Dec. 18, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 26
Berkshire Holiday Retail & Craft Market
The Stationery Factory, Dalton
The Stationery Factory in Dalton is hosting a retail and craft market from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. More than 30 vendors with local produce, art, clothing, wreaths, crafts, maple and CBD products, vinyl records, winter wear and more.
Food and drinks available, bar and live music downstairs.
Runs from 9 to 3 at 25 Park Place with handcrafted items, wreaths, Santa's Attic, lunch and meals to go, jams and jellies, raffles and more. More information here.
Dollars for Scholars Holiday Craft Fair
Lanesborough Elementary School
The Lanesborough/New Ashford Dollars for Scholars' annual Holiday Craft Fair runs from 10 to 3 at the school, 188 Summer St. There will be more than 40 vendors, a bake sale, raffles and Scholastic Book Fair. All proceeds used for scholarships for graduating seniors in the towns of Lanesborough and New Ashford.
Savoy Craft Fair & Bake Sale
Held at the firehouse at 17 Center Road from 9 to 3. Proceeds benefit the Hilltown Hose Company. Come and see what your neighbors have created.
Norad Mill Holiday Craft Fair
60 Roberts Drive, North Adams
Held in 3 West in the top floor of the North Adams mill from 9 to 3. A wide variety of handmade items will be available from vendors.
The annual Holiday Market runs Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 4, from10 a.m. until 4 p.m.
The market will feature a collection of 100 unique, designer wreaths as well as an assortment of holiday-blooming amaryllis and paperwhites in decorative and clay containers, succulent arrangements, garlands, hanging terrariums and gift items presented by regional artisan vendors.
Williamstown Elementary School hosts a holiday craft fair from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m and will feature pottery, jewelry, photography, woodwork, quilts, local authors, soaps, and more.
The Community Intergenerational Action Orchestra will perform from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m. Admission to the festival is free.
Saturday, Dec. 10
Holiday Shindy 2022
For 13 years the Holiday Shindy has been a shopping tradition, showcasing artisan vendors from across the region. The Shindy features the chance to meet and watch local farms and makers weave, sew, preserve, and whittle. Long-time vendors and emerging talents will be in the Common Room at Zion Lutheran Church, 74 1st Street in Pittsfield.
Hours are 10 to 4 and admission is $3, children younger than 12 are free. More information here.
St. Mary's Bazaar & Vendor Fair
St. Mary's Church in Cheshire is hosting a craft fair from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Features raffles, baked goods, candy, and other items.
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