Craft Shows! It is that time of year!

2009 Fall Bazaar Guide

You know, when the weather gets crisper, the leaves begin to change colors and community groups start hosting their annual fall and winter bazaars.

Here's a compilation of events:

OCT. 2

Aldersgate Campus of New Creation United Methodist Church Fall Bazaar. 4 to 8 p.m. Oct. 2 and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 3 at 4320 Bruce Road, Chesapeake. Live and silent auctions, farmers market, bake shop, Christmas shop, more. (757) 484-8217.

Philoptochos Society of the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral Fall Celebration. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 2, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 3 and noon to 3 p.m. Oct. 4 at 7220 Granby St., Norfolk. Greek Market, arts and crafts, boutique, folk music, Greek pastries and flea market. (757) 777-5613.

OCT. 3

Mount Hermon Chapter 19 OES PHA of Virginia Bazaar and Yard Sale. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Masonic Lodge, 1500 London Blvd., Portsmouth. Rain date: Oct. 10. (757) 839-3007.

St. Aidan's Fall Fair. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 3201 Edinburgh Drive, Virginia Beach. Crafts, rummage sale, build a scarecrow, dunk tank, more. (757) 340-6459.

Park View Christian Church Bazaar. Sponsored by Disciples Women. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 3201 Western Branch Blvd., Chesapeake. Silent auction, Brunswick stew, crafters, baked and canned goods. (757) 484-1776.

First Church of God Fall Bazaar. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 8600 Granby St., Norfolk. Country store, white elephant, homemade goods with lunch available. (757) 328-7445.

Women of the Moose Yard Sale and Craft Show. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 135 Kempsville Road, Norfolk. Rain date: Oct. 10. Hot dogs, hamburgers and baked goods. (757) 461-8219.

Episcopal Church of the Advent Harvest Sale. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. with lunch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 9629 Norfolk Ave., Norfolk. Baked goods, plants, jewelry, Christmas items, more. (757) 587-0125.

Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church Pancake Festival. 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 288 E. Little Creek Road, Norfolk. Breakfast and lunch served, bake sale, flea market, crafts, more. (757) 587-2996.

Main Street United Methodist Church Fall Festival. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 202 N. Main St., Suffolk Brunswick stew, plants, wreaths, baked goods, silent auction. (757) 539-1131.

St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church Bazaar. Sponsored by Eastern Shore Ladies Auxiliary, Council #6963. 7:30 a.m. to noon at 25236 Coastal Blvd., Onley. Rain date: Oct. 10. Peacock feathers, crafts, plants, bake sale. (757) 787-9399.

Portlock United Methodist Church Fall Yard Sale and Food Fest. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 2615 Bainbridge Blvd., Chesapeake. Yard sale treasures, food and baked goods. (757) 436-5627.

Salem United Methodist Church Bazaar. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 2057 Salem Road, Virginia Beach. Breakfast and lunch served, homemade ice cream and bake sale. (757) 471-2406.

   

Lake Prince Woods Retirement Community Fall Festival. Sponsored by the Resident Association. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 100 Anna Goode Way, off Kings Ford Road near Route 460, Suffolk. Handmade craft items like Christmas angels, elves, sachet bags, more. (757) 923-5513.

Great Bridge High School PTSA Fall Craft Extravaganza. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 301 Hanbury Road West, Chesapeake. Handmade crafts, books, food, clothing, more. (757) 546-0830.

OCT. 4

Bark in the Park. Noon to 5 p.m. at Chesapeake City Park, 900 Greenbrier Pkwy., Chesapeake. Crafts, displays, vendors, games, more. (757) 382-6411.

OCT. 10

Fairmount Park United Methodist Church Bazaar. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 3113 Verdun Ave., off Lafayette Blvd., Norfolk. Crafts, raffles and a huge yard sale. (757) 729-4828.

Charity United Methodist Women Bake Sale. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 4080 Charity Neck Road, Virginia Beach. Bake sale, crafts, white elephant items, jams and jellies with lunch served from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. (757) 426-7697.

Oktoberfest Bazaar/Flea Market. Sponsored by Auxiliary of Luther Manor. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 350 Malibu Drive, Virginia Beach. Bake sale, crafts, silent auction, raffles, cake walks at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. German lunch at noon. (757) 463-3510.

Chesapeake Bay Art Association Outdoor Art Show. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 10 and 11 at Ocean View Beach Park, W. Ocean View Avenue, Norfolk. Oil, acrylic, watercolor, graphics, mixed media, more. www.chesapeakebayartassociation.com [1]

OCT. 17

Unitarian Church of Norfolk Craft Fair. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 739 Yarmouth St., Norfolk. (757) 484-3763.

Salem Woods Civic Association Craft Show. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 4553 Revere Drive, Virginia Beach. Homemade pottery and totes, jewelry, knitted items, more. (757) 373-4296.

St. John's United Methodist Church Harvest Fair. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 2709 Greendale Ave., Norfolk. Fish Fry: dine in or take out, pumpkin patch, bakery, more. (757) 587-4332.

Festival of Holidays Craft Show. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Indian River High School, 1969 Braves Trail, Chesapeake. Handmade crafts, floral, jewelry, wooden items, more. Free admission. (757) 578-7000.

St. Andrew's United Methodist Church Fall Fling. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 5615 Portsmouth Blvd., Portsmouth. Breakfast and lunch served, baked goods, yard sale items, seasonal decorations, crafts. (757) 488-3534.

Deep Creek United Methodist Church Bazaar. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 141 N. George Washington Hwy., Chesapeake. Christmas and crafts booths, a bake sale and country store with plants. Lunch served from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. (757) 487-1698.

West End Baptist Church Fall Bazaar. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 105 St. James Ave., Suffolk. Homemade baked treats, themed gift baskets, silent auction items, holiday shop, more. (757) 539-8771.

Holy Communion Lutheran Church Fall Festival Yard and Bake Sale. Sponsored by Busy Bees Women's Club. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 6220 Portsmouth Blvd., Portsmouth. Clothing, linens, books, toys, white elephant, more. Breakfast and lunch for purchase. (757) 488-2604.

Pilot Club of Chesapeake Bazaar. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Prince of Peace Catholic Church, 621 Cedar Road, Chesapeake. Christmas decorations, knitted and crocheted items, jewelry, quilts, scarves, more. (757) 547-2416.

Heritage United Methodist Church Arts and Craft Festival. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 815 Baker Road, Virginia Beach. Jewelry, handmade crafts, ceramics, wood crafts, homemade baked goods. Lunch will be available from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. (757) 497-3943.

OCT. 18

Sip and Shop. Sponsored by Larchmont Friends Circle of The King's Daughters. 2 to 5 p.m. at St. Patrick Catholic School, 1000 Bolling Ave., Norfolk. Free food and drink samples by Borjo Coffeehouse, Cabot Cheese, Forbidden City, The Sugar Goddess. Over 30 booths including a silent auction. (757) 668-7098, www.kingsdaughters.org [2]

OCT. 24

Olive Branch Elementary School Fall Festival/Carnival. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 415 Mimosa Road, Portsmouth. Barbecue dinners, silent auction, games and prizes, hay ride, more. (757) 465-2926.

Ebenezer Baptist Church Missionary Circle Ministry Holiday Craft Bazaar. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the C.K. Jones Annex Fellowship Hall at 875 Baker Road, Virginia Beach. Handmade crafts, food, candles, clothing, jewelry, gift baskets, more. (757) 490-9690.

Oktoberfest at Trinity Lutheran Church. 4 to 7 p.m. at 6001 Granby St., Norfolk. German food and beverage, music, crafts, free games for children. (757) 623-8439.

Church of the Epiphany Fall Yard and Bake Sale. 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 1530 Lafayette Blvd., Norfolk. Toys, tools, clothing, kitchen items, books, holiday decor, more. Breakfast and lunch available for purchase. (757) 622-7672.

Scott Memorial United Methodist Church Holiday Bazaar. 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 409 First Colonial Road, Virginia Beach. Individual private vendors, Grandma's Attic featuring gently used items, bake shop. Lunch with home-cooked barbecue, baked beans, cole slaw for $7 or hot dog and chips for $3. (757) 428-3720.

Providence United Methodist Church Bazaar. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 3109 Providence Road, Suffolk. Holiday shop, sweet shop, country store. Lunch of homemade vegetable soup, ham biscuits and hot dogs served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. (757) 539-2820.

OCT. 26

Lee's Friends Unique Boutique. 4 to 8 p.m. Oct. 26 and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 27 in the Memorial Hall of The Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, 7400 Hampton Blvd., Norfolk. Over 30 vendors with jewelry, home decor, books, antiques, more. (757) 440-7501.

OCT. 30

East Coast Baptist Church Bazaar. 5 to 8 p.m. at 5149 Indian River Road, Virginia Beach. Games for all ages, food, exhibits and displays. (757) 488-0878.

St. Andrew's Episcopal Church Flower Festival. Grand opening and silent auction from 7:15 to 9:30 p.m. Oct. 30. Festival from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 31 at 1004 Graydon Ave., West Ghent, Norfolk. Christmas items, homemade baked goods and food, gift items, garden items, seasonal pansies, more. (757) 622-5530.

Harbor Gallery Pre-Holiday Open House with Trunk Show. 3 to 6 p.m. Oct. 30 and noon to 5 p.m. Oct. 31 at 1508 Colley Ave., Norfolk. Jewelry artisans. (757) 627-2787.

OCT. 31

Merrytime Market: Pre-Holiday Shopping Bazaar. Sponsored by The Junior League of Norfolk and Virginia Beach. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 31 (bring the little ones dressed in costumes for Halloween treats from 3 to 5 p.m.) and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 1 at the Virginia Beach Convention Center, 1000 19th St., Virginia Beach. Handcrafted jewelry, ladies apparel, cosmetics, more. $5 admission. (757) 672-8452.

Grassfield High School PTSA Fall Craft Show. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 2007 Grizzly Trail, Chesapeake. Over 100 talented artists and vendors, home accents and decor, more. Concessions and bake sale. Free admission. (757) 373-8867.

NOV. 1

Senior Citizens Art Expo. Nov. 1 to Nov. 30: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Chesapeake Central Library, 298 Cedar Road, Chesapeake. Exhibits, purchasing of watercolor, acrylic, pencil and charcoal drawings. (757) 962-5828.

NOV. 6

Cradock Presbyterian Church Women Christmas Bazaar. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 6 and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 7 at 39 Afton Pkwy., Portsmouth. Holiday craft items, homemade baked and canned goods, handmade gift items, more. (757) 639-3576.

Holy Angels Church Christmas Bazaar. Sponsored by Holy Angles Sewing Club. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 6 and 7 at 34 Afton Pkwy., Portsmouth. Sweet shop, NFL fleece items, Christmas decorations, more. (757) 397-1697.

Christmas Craft Faire. Sponsored by Friends of Francis Land House. Noon to 5 p.m. Nov. 6, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 7 and noon to 4 p.m. Nov. 8 at 3131 Virginia Beach Blvd., Virginia Beach. Door prizes, raffles, live Dulcimer music, home-baked goods, Brunswick stew with ham biscuits and apple cider. (757) 385-5100.

NOV. 7

Ocean View Assembly of God Arts and Craft Bazaar. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 234 E. Bay Ave. at Tidewater Drive, Norfolk. (757) 588-3525, ext. 3.

Portsmouth United Church of Christ Bazaar. Sponsored by The Women's Fellowship. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the fellowship hall at 5900 Portsmouth Blvd., Portsmouth. Christmas decorations, wreaths, crafts, white elephant, more. (757) 488-1225.

Autumn Care of Norfolk Fall Bazaar. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 1401 Halstead Ave., Norfolk. White elephant table, crafts, toy sale, book sale, hot dog sale, raffle, more. (757) 857-0481.

Oakland Christian Church Fall Fest. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 5641 Godwin Blvd., Suffolk. Brunswick stew lunch, homemade chicken salad and pimento cheese available for take out, Christmas corner, country store, farmer's market, more. (757) 255-4353.

Courthouse Community United Methodist Church Holiday Craft Bazaar. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 2708 Princess Anne Road, Virginia Beach. Gift baskets, candles, angels, ornaments, wreaths, pottery, jewelry, more. Lunch served fish fry and hot dogs. Free admission. Rain or shine. (757) 421-2102.

Bayview United Church of Christ Bazaar. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 1051 Bayview Blvd., Norfolk. Raffle, lunch anytime, Christmas booths, baked goods, plants, more. (757) 588-2479.

Church of the Ascension Holiday Bazaar. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 4853 Princess Anne Road, Virginia Beach. Sixty crafters featuring knitted items, wood creations, more. Lunch of Brunswick stew, pizza and hot dogs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free admission. (757) 495-1886, ext. 22.

Centenary United Methodist Church Mission Bazaar. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 3312 Cedar Lane, Portsmouth. Ladies and children's boutique, Grandma's attic, country store, more. Fair Trade Coffee, Tea and Chocolate with money going to Ten Thousand Villages. (757) 484-5051.

Santa's Stocking Old Fashioned Craft Bazaar. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 7 and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 8 at Kempsville Recreation Center, 800 Monmouth Lane, Virginia Beach. Items from a dollar and up. (757) 385-2990.

Craddockville United Methodist Church Missions Committee Fall Bazaar. 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 33464 Boston Road, Craddockville, on the Eastern Shore. Handmade quilts, original local art, silent auction, more. Lunch of homemade chicken salad available. (757) 442-5359.

Onley United Methodist Church Autumn Sale and Bazaar. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 25642 E. Main St., Onley, on the Eastern Shore. Baked goods, casseroles, old-fashioned cheese, jams and jellies, chicken salad, more. (757) 787-8623.

Mount Olivet United Methodist Church Bazaar. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. located on the corner of Lord Essex and Ananias Dare streets in Historic Downtown, Manteo, N.C. Craft room, boutique, silent auction, plants. Homemade soups and sandwiches available for lunch. (252) 473-2089, ext. 21.

Christ Presbyterian Church Craft Bazaar. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 709 Aragona Blvd., Virginia Beach. (757) 497-3313.

Trinity United Methodist Church Fall Bazaar. 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Tazewell Avenue, Cape Charles. Lunch of chicken salad and ham begins at 11 a.m. $7. Auction at 10 a.m., arts and crafts, bake shop, country store, more. (757) 331-1967.

Catholic Daughters of the Americas Court Stella Maris #1881 Christmas Arts and Crafts Bazaar. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the St. Gregory the Great School gymnasium, 5345 Virginia Beach Blvd., Virginia Beach. Over 85 crafters. Lunch available for purchase. (757) 420-0605.

Hertford United Methodist Church Holiday Bazaar. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 200 Dobbs St., Hertford, N.C. Crafts, plants, jams/jellies, baked goods, fresh produce, more. Chicken salad lunch plates for $6. (252) 426-5467.

Christ Episcopal Church Bazaar.  9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Parish House located behind the church at 16304 Courthouse Road, Eastville, on the Eastern Shore. Baked goods, jams, jellies, craft items, white elephant items, raffles, more. Lunch featuring clam chowder, bowl $3 or pint $5. (757) 678-7837.

Church of the Resurrection Christmas Bazaar. 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 7 and 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Nov. 8 at 3501 Cedar Lane, Portsmouth. White elephant, silent auction, bake goods, raffle, quilts, more. (757) 484-7335.

Holly Days Gift and Craft Show. Sponsored by Camden's Woman's Club. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 7 and noon to 5 p.m. Nov. 8 at Camden High School, 103 Hwy., 158 West, Camden, N.C. Over 80 vendors displaying yard art, jewelry, pottery, candles, art work. Home cooked food provided by Ebenezer Baptist Church. (252) 336-4669.

NOV. 8

Cypress Point Circle of The King's Daughters Holiday Bazaar. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Quality Suites and Sleep Inn at Lake Wright, 6280 Northampton Blvd., Norfolk. $1 suggested donation. Custom jewelry, pottery, holiday items, more. (757) 668-7098.

Temple Emanuel Indoor Holiday Market. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 424 25th St., Virginia Beach. Handcrafted one-of-a-kind arts and crafts, cosmetics, unusual jewelry, gifts, food, more. (757) 428-2591.

NOV. 13

Haygood United Methodist Church Fall Festival/Bazaar. Sponsored by the Methodist Women. Baked ham dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. with live auction at 7 p.m. Nov. 13. Bazaar from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 14 at 4713 Haygood Road, Virginia Beach. (757) 363-0820.

Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church Harvest Bazaar. 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 13 and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 14 at 6400 Newport Ave., Norfolk. Handmade items, holiday decorations, bake sale, more. (757) 423-8305.

Holiday Faire. Sponsored by Primeplus. Noon to 6 p.m. Nov. 13 and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 14 within the Norfolk Fitness and Wellness Center, 7300 Newport Ave., Wards Corner, Norfolk. Over 50 vendors. (757) 625-5857.

NOV. 14

Holy Neck Christian Church BBQ and Bazaar. 4 to 6 p.m. at 4400 Holy Neck Road, Suffolk. Eat in or take out. $7 plate. (757) 986-4731.

The Village at Woods Edge Fall Bazaar. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 1401 N. High St., Franklin. Homemade ornaments, jewelry, woodworking and paintings. Concessions, door prizes, more. (757) 562-3100.

Dormition Orthodox Church Bake Sale. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 1065 E. Bayview Blvd., Norfolk. Russian, Greek and ethnic goodies. (757) 482-1558.

St. Bride's Episcopal Church Christmas Bazaar. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 621 N. Sparrow Road, Chesapeake. Free admission, $1 raffle tickets, gift sales, breakfast and lunch dine in or take out. (757) 420-7033.

Senior Resource Center Bazaar. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 912 Princess Anne Road, Virginia Beach. Variety of handmade items, bake sale, more. (757) 385-2175.

McKendree United Methodist Church Holiday Bazaar. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 6870 N. Military Hwy., Norfolk. Hand-crafted items, holiday crafts, floral arrangements, lunch and bake sale. (757) 853-0680.

Jolliff United Methodist Church Fall Fest, Bazaar and Bake Sale. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 1900 Jolliff Road, Chesapeake. Crafts, book sale, live auction (1 p.m.), baskets (silent auction), family fun events, more. Brunswick stew and barbecue lunches available. (757) 488-2784.

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Byzantine Catholic Church Parish Festival. 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at 216 S. Parliament Drive, Virginia Beach. Homemade Eastern European foods and baked goods to eat in or take out. (757) 490-0619.

Emmanuel Episcopal Church Fall Bazaar. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 5181 Princess Anne Road (near Witchduck Road), Virginia Beach. Crafts, jewelry, food items, gifts, books, home decor, more. (757) 499-1271.

Francis Asbury United Methodist Church Christmas Bazaar. Sponsored by the Hampton Roads Lodge 3-522 Sons of Norway. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 1871 N. Great Neck Road, Virginia Beach. Traditional Norwegian food and baked goods, crafts, raffles, more. (757) 430-6234.

Senior Holiday Craft Bazaar. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Ocean View Senior Center, 700 E. Ocean View Ave., Norfolk. Handmade holiday craft items, door prizes, lunch. (757) 441-1035.

Nansemond Pointe Rehabilitation and Hillcrest Retirement Center Fall Auction and Bazaar. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 200 W. Constance Road, Suffolk. Bake and lunch sale, live auction beginning at 1 p.m. (757) 539-8744.

Community United Methodist Church Fall Yard Sale/Bazaar. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 37 Cherry Road, Portsmouth. Clothes, small appliances, white elephant table, bake sale with breakfast and lunch available. (757) 488-9038.

Mount Pleasant Mennonite Church Bazaar. Sponsored by WMSC Ladies Group. 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 2041 Mount Pleasant Road, Chesapeake. Homemade sausage gravy and biscuits, pancakes and sausage, homemade baked goodies, homemade apple dumplings, Brunswick stew, more. (757) 482-2215.

   

NOV. 15

Ghent United Methodist Church Christmas Mission Fair. 12:15 to 3 p.m. at 512 Raleigh Ave., Norfolk. Make gifts to local and international charities. Light lunch available for purchase. (757) 855-4577.

NOV. 20

Greek Orthodox Philoptochos Society of Saint Nicholas Holiday Bake Sale. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 621 First Colonial Road, Virginia Beach. Baklava and more handmade pastries. (757) 422-5600.

All Saints Episcopal Church Holly Days Christmas Bazaar. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 20 and 21 at 40 Pintail Trail, Southern Shores, N.C. Over 35 artists and crafters featuring jewelry, handbags, home decor, painted glassware, more. (252) 255-4749.

NOV. 21

Old Donation Episcopal Church Oyster Roast and Bazaar. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 4449 N. Witchduck Road, Virginia Beach. Fun for all with crafts, bake sale, white elephant and oyster lunch. (757) 497-0563.

Santa's Stocking Old-Fashioned Craft Bazaar. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 21 and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 22 at Kempsville Recreation Center, 800 Monmouth Lane, Virginia Beach. Gifts for kids and adults. (757) 385-2990.

Eclipse Extravaganza. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the C. E. & H. Ruritan Hall, 8881 Eclipse Drive, Suffolk. Baked goods, pottery, blown glass, jewelry, more. (757) 238-8302.

Goodness Gracie, a gathering of Seasonal Arts and Crafts by local artisans. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Little Neck Swim and Racquet Club, 864 Little Neck Road, Virginia Beach. Hand-painted goods, stationary, baked goods, more. (757) 464-3666.

Tabernacle United Methodist Church Colonial Dinner/Bazaar. 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at 1265 Sandbridge Road, Virginia Beach. Choice of country ham or turkey and dressing, collards, sweet potatoes, corn pudding or string beans, roll or corn bread, dessert and drinks. (757) 426-2690.

Suffolk Christian Church Fall Bazaar. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 216 N. Main St., Suffolk. Bake shop and desserts, country store with jams, jellies and canned goods. Holiday items, silent auction, more. (757) 539-9182.

St. Pius X Christmas Bazaar. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 21 and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 22 at 7800 Halprin Drive (corner of Halprin Drive and Little Creek Road), Norfolk. Homemade crafts, candies, baked goods, thrift shop, raffles, children's activities, more. Free admission. (757) 588-6171.

Ocean View Baptist Church Bazaar. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 902 S. Virginia Dare Trail, MP 8.75 Beach Road, Kill Devil Hills, N.C. Craft items, knitted scarves, crocheted dish cloths, quilted ornaments, more. (252) 441-8224.

Lynnhaven Colony Congregational Church Christmas Bazaar. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 2217 W. Great Neck Road, Virginia Beach. Crafts, holiday gifts by local vendors. Serving lunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. (757) 481-7674.

NOV. 27

Virginia Beach Christmas Market. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 27 and 28 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 29 at the Virginia Beach Convention Center, 1000 19th St., Virginia Beach. Features 250 artisans from across the country. $7, $2 ages 6 to 12, free under 5. (757) 417-7771

Hatteras Island Arts and Craft Guild Holiday Show. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 27 and 28 at Cape Hatteras Secondary School, Hwy. 12, Buxton, N.C. Free admission. (252) 305-1606.

DEC. 1

Christmas in the Country. Sponsored by the Cape Henry Woman's Club. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 217 59th St., Virginia Beach. Historic home tour, Santa workshop and craft corner. (757) 496-1026.

DEC. 2

The Princess Anne Garden Club Holiday Garden Bazaar and Greens Sale. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 300 36th St., Virginia Beach. Wreathes, bake sale, jewelry, more. (757) 428-5741.

Virginia Beach Friends School Christmas Book and Gift Fair. Dec. 2 to 5: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at 1537 Laskin Road, Virginia Beach. Estate sale. (757) 428-7534.

DEC. 3

The Women of Galilee Episcopal Church Christmas Bazaar. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 1561 Wolfsnare Road, Virginia Beach. Jams/jellies, Brunswick stew and sweet potato biscuits, more. (757) 425-1522.

Bay Colony Garden Club Holiday Greens Sale and Market. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Galilee Episcopal Church, Pacific Avenue and 40th Street, Virginia Beach. Top- notch vendors, greens. (757) 675-5218.

DEC. 4

Victoria Place Christmas Bazaar. 3 to 6 p.m. at 4629 Shore Drive, Virginia Beach. Homemade crafts, fresh baked goods, Christmas rummage sale. (757) 313-2323.

Hellenic Woman's Club Holiday Bake Sale. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. with Grecian Diner from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Dec. 4 and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 5 at Hellenic Center, 7220 Granby St., Norfolk. Pastries, breads, frozen foods, more. (757) 588-6177.

DEC. 5

Western Branch High School Holiday Craft Show. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 1968 Bruin Place, Chesapeake. Christmas gift items, folk art, candles, floral arrangements, more. (757) 638-7900.

Relay for Life Craft Show. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Lifestyle Center, Chesapeake Regional Medical Center, 800 N. Battlefield Blvd., Chesapeake. Over 25 vendors featuring handcrafted jewelry, purses, pottery, stained glass, more. (757) 486-0291.

Old Norfolk Christmas Arts and Craft Show. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 5 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 6 at The Fred Heutte Center, 1000 Botetourt Gardens, Norfolk. Jewelry, photography, art, soaps, more. (757) 625-2455.

Altrusa International Inc. of Tidewater Bazaar and Open House. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Lynnhaven Colony Congregational Church, 2217 W. Great Neck Road, Virginia Beach. Holiday decorations, baked goods, raffle, more. (757) 436-0191.

Lake Taylor High School Class of 2011 Winter Bazaar and Community Fair. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the South Cafeteria, 1384 Kempsville Road, Norfolk. $2, plus a nonperishable food item to benefit the Foodbank of Southeastern Hampton Roads. Ornaments, wreaths and holiday florals, fine art, jewelry, more. (757) 560-8605.

Church of the Ascension Christmas Sampler. 3 to 6 p.m. at 405 Talbot Hall Road, Norfolk. Model train show, cookies and soup for sale. (757) 470-2470.

DEC. 6

Holy Trinity School Christmas Bazaar and Bake Sale. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 154 W. Government Ave., Norfolk. Local crafters, holiday gifts, baked goods, raffles, more. (757) 583-1873.

DEC. 12

Heritage Humane Society Christmas Bazaar. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Bruton Parish House, 331 Duke of Gloucester St., Williamsburg. Soup kitchen, baked goods, artists corner, handmade pet items, more. (757) 647-5342.

JAN. 23

Temple Sinai Garage Sale. Preview buying party from 5 to 8 p.m. Jan. 23, free. Garage sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 24 at 4401 Hatton Point Road, Portsmouth. Featuring closeouts from area boutiques, holiday items, more. $5 admission. (757) 484-1730.

   

– Compiled by Patty Jenkins, The Virginian-Pilot