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Posted: Saturday, October 20, 2012 8:53 pm


The American Legion Auxiliary Unit No. 35’s ninth annual Holiday Craft Bazaar is from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Oct. 20 and 21 at the American Legion Post 35, Mile 46, Parks Hwy. Vendor spaces are $30 for an 8x2 ½ space and $25 for a 6x2 ½ space. For more information, contact 746-0800. Spaces are limited.


Oct. 26-28

• Alaska Laestadian Lutheran Church has organized a Home Market fundraiser from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Oct. 27 at the Wasilla Senior Center Dining Room, Wasilla. Come explore a unique selection of modern, vintage, shabby chic and primitive décor, furniture and children’s items. An array of Finnish pulla and other specialty baked goods also will be available! In addition to the sale, a brunch of egg bake, sweet roll, fruit and a beverage will be served from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. $1 senior discount. For more information, contact akhomemarket@hotmail.com, or visit facebook.com/akhomemarket.

• Alaska State Fair Holiday Bazaar is from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Oct. 27 and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Oct. 28 at the Raven Hall, Alaska State Fairgrounds, 2075 Glenn Highway. More than 120 booths. Admission costs $1 and includes a door prize ticket. For more information, contact 745-4827.


Nov. 2-4

• The annual Valley Fiber Arts Guild Holiday sale is from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Nov. 2 and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Nov. 3 at the Palmer Depot. Some 40 guild members will offer their hand-made creations for sale, including shawls, jewelry, socks, novelty items, blankets, rugs, paintings and ornaments. For more information, contact 745-3487, or visit valleyfiberarts.org.

• St. Bernard's Catholic Church Christmas Holiday Bazaar is at the Sheldon Community Arts Hanger in downtown Talkeetna from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Nov. 3. Tables or space are $30. For more information, call D.D. 733-1212 or Suzy 733-2300.


• Fall Holiday Craft Fair is from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Nov. 3, and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Nov. 4 at the Wasilla Area Senior Campus, 1301 S. Century Circle. For more information, contact 376-3104.


• Mat-Su Holiday Marketplace is from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Nov. 3, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Nov. 4 at the Curtis Menard Memorial Sports Center, 1001 S. Mack Drive, in Wasilla. Free parking and admission is $4 for adults, free for children under 12; and free on Sunday with military ID. For more information, call 474-9082, or visit fairbanksevents.com.


Nov. 10

• St. David's Episcopal Church Holiday Bazaar, 9 a.m., Nov. 10 St. David's Episcopal Church, Mile 2.2 Wasilla-Fishhook Road. Shop for great handcrafted holiday gifts, table linens, delicious baked goods and more. Free admission.

• Palmer Elks Lodge No. 1842 Craft Fair, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Nov. 10 at 2600 N. Barry’s Resort Drive. This is a great chance to get some holiday shopping done or if you are a vendor, to sell your wares. Registration forms are available at palmerelks.org/crafts.htm and we have spaces available. Food will be available for purchase. Vendor spaces are $35 and as always, buyers are admitted free. For more information, contact (907) 242-1865, or visit palmerelks.org/crafts.htm.

• Upper Susitna Seniors Holiday Bazaar is from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Nov. 10 at the Upper Susitna Seniors Holiday Bazaar, Mile 98.2, Parks Highway, Helena Drive, Talkeetna. For more information, contact 495-1346.


Nov. 16-17

• Holiday Moment for Me is from 6 to 9 p.m., Nov. 16 at the Wasilla Senior Center, 1301 S. Century Circle, in Wasilla. Cost is $30 in advance and $35 at the door. The proceeds from this special ladies night out benefit the Mat-Su Special Santa Program. For more information, contact 354-3064.

• The Women's Ministry of Palmer Church of the Nazarene annual bazaar is from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Nov. 17 at the Palmer Depot, 610 S. Valley Way. For more information, contact 746-0261.

• Holiday Bazaar is at 9 a.m., Nov. 17 at the Sacred Heart Church, 1201 E. Bogard Road, Wasilla. For more information, contact 357-3571.


Nov. 23-25

• Emporium Decorium Holiday Bazaar in Talkeetna is from 4 to 8 p.m., Nov. 23, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Nov. 24 and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Nov. 25 at the Sheldon Community Arts Hangar, 22249 S. D St. For more information, contact 733-7929, or visit denaliartscouncil.org.

• Colony High School's Holiday Bazaar is from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 24 at Colony High School, 9550 E. Colony Schools Drive. For more information, contact 861-5500.


Nov. 23- Dec. 24

• The fifth annual Christmas Bazaar is at 1401 S. Seward Meridian, Ste. A, Nov. 23 to Dec. 24. For more information, contact 892-8233.


Dec. 1-2

• Jonesers Willow Christmas Bazaar is from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Dec. 1 at the Willow Community Center. The event includes 50 vendors, live entertainment and representatives from Moose Bite personal chef service. For more information, contact Jonesers@hotmail.com or 841-7083.

• Big Lake Lions’ Christmas Bazaar is from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Dec. 1 and 2 at the East Lake Mall, 3261 S. Big Lake Road. Bring the kids from 1 to 4 p.m. to visit with Santa and purchase a picture of your child sitting on Santa's lap. For more information, contact 892-7268.


Dec. 7-8

• Colony Christmas begins at 11 a.m. Dec. 7 and 10 a.m. Dec. 8 at the Palmer Depot, 610 S. Valley Way. Multiple bazaars and craft fairs in downtown Palmer. Visit the website details. For more information, contact 745-2880, or visit palmerchamber.org.

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