COVENTRY CRAFT FAIR
When: Nov. 10
Where: Coventry High School, 3089 Manchester Road
Cost: $2, includes free raffle ticket
Contact: Kari Hicks, 330-697-4047
Features: Sponsored by the Coventry Band Parents Association. Juried show.
BELLES OF IRELAND CHRISTMAS FAIRE
When: Nov. 18, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: 2000 Brown St.
Contact: Meg Griffin, 330-688-4009
Features: Sponsored by the LAOH Margaret Judge Division. Selection of Irish gifts and handcrafted items. Includes Cafe Ireland, with homemade sandwiches, baked goods and beverages.
When: Nov. 24 and Dec. 1
Where: Summit Artspace, 140 East Market St.
Contact: Sandy Kreisman, 330-376-8480.
Features: Includes wearable fine art items and original artwork from the studio artists and local artists. Vendors are still sought.
& CRAFTS SHOW
When: Nov. 30, noon-7 p.m.; Dec. 1, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; and Dec. 2, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: E.J. Thomas Hall, 198 Hill St.
Cost: $4.50 general, seniors 62 and older $4, children 12 and under free
Contact: RAAB Enterprises, 440-237-3424 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Features: More than 100 vendors selling handcrafted items.
HOLIDAY VENDOR SHOW
When: Nov. 11, 1-4 p.m.
Where: Our Lady of Perpetual Help, 342 S. Chillicothe Road
Features: Supports Toys for Tots. Includes homemade crafts, bakery, jewelry, candles, holiday items, all types of vendors, gift baskets and raffles.
AND CRAFTS SHOW
When: Nov. 10, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: Beachwood Community Center, 25225 Fairmount Blvd.
Contact: Leah Gilbert, 216-752-0752, or www.beachwoodarts.org.
Features: Feature handcrafted art from about forty artisans and will include jewelry, ceramics, fiber art, hand-blown glassware, photography, bath products, and more. In addition, there will be door prizes and an artisan raffle. Patrons are encouraged to bring canned foods for donation to the Heights Emergency Food Center.
BREAKFAST WITH SANTA AND HOLIDAY SHOPPE
When: Dec. 8, 9 a.m.-noon
Where: United Church of Christ, 415 Northfield Road
Features: Pancake breakfast, with photos with Santa, and a holiday shop.
When: Nov. 9-11
Where: Canton Cultural Center for the Arts, 1001 Market Ave. N.
Cost: $7 general, $6 presale
Contact: Carol Paris, 330-453-7666, ext. 103
Features: Juried festival with more than 100 national exhibitors
When: Nov. 10, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: Habitat for Humanity Restore, 4525 Cleveland Ave.
Contact: 330-493-0011 or www.restorestark.org
Features: Half off holiday decor, furniture, appliances and more.
CLEVELAND BY HAND FINE ARTS AND CRAFT FESTIVAL
When: Nov. 9 and 10, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Nov. 11, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: I-X Center, One I-X Center Dr.
Cost: Parking $8, admission is free
Contact: Public Info: Rob Attewell, 216-265-2663
Features: Fine arts and crafts festival
CRAFT SHOPPE'S HOLIDAY CRAFT SHOW
When: Nov. 10, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: Quirk Cultural Center, 1201 Grant Ave.
Cost: Free. Any crafters wishing to participate should call 330-971-8425 for details.
Contact: Mitzi, 330-971-8425
The Craft Shoppe offers a unique line of boutique type items. Regular hours are Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Mondays and Wednesdays from 6 to 8 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
10TH ANNUAL BAZAAR AND BAKE SALE
When: Nov. 16, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: Falls Village Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation Facility, 330 Broadway Street East
Contact: Shannon Greathouse, activities director, 330-945-9797
Features: Many holiday crafts, holiday decorations, gift ideas and bake goods, all hand crafted by the residents and activity staff will be available for purchase. All proceeds benefit the activities department and the Falls Village Retirement Community residents.
CVCA 2012 CHRISTMAS ARTISAN FAIR
When: Nov. 17, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy, 4687 Wyoga Lake Road
Cost: $2 adults, children free. Vendor tables are $50
Contact: Linda Schilling, 330-929-0575 or email@example.com
Features: Tables are available to rent; lunch and snacks will be sold.
HOLIDAY GIFT SHOPPE
When: Dec. 1, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Where: Hudson Middle School, 77 N. Oviatt St.
Contact: Patty Ulmer, firstname.lastname@example.org
Features: Children shop the "Secret Santa" workshop in a secure, supervised and escorted environment for fun and affordable gifts for friends and family while the waiting adults enjoy the vendor/shopping area. There will be a wide variety of vendors selling jewelry, children's accessories, knitwear and more.
When: Dec. 5, 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
Where: 4388 Westchester Ct.
Features: Vendors include Partylite, Creative Memories, Mary Kay, Miche Bags, Pampered Chef, Thirty-One Gifts, Tupperware, Cookie Lee Jewelry and more. Other features include psychic readings, door prizes and refreshments.
ST. MARY CHURCH FREE TRADE BAZAAR
When: Dec. 8, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., and Dec. 9 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: St. Mary Church, 340 N. Main St.
Contact: Maria Green, 330-650-3740
Features: Fair trade items and foods, such as scarves, hats, shawls, jewelry, home decor, olive oil, herbs, chocolates, coffee, bags, purses, aprons, tablecloths, clothing, children's toys and more.
LADIES' NIGHT OUT
When: Dec. 5, 6-9 p.m.
Where: Viking Vineyards, 268 Old Forge Road
Features: Have a glass of wine or two and do a little holiday shopping at the vendors while supporting local animals in need. A portion of all vendor sales benefit Paws and Prayers 501c3 pet rescue.
36TH ANNUAL WOODRIDGE ARTS & CRAFT SHOW
When: Dec. 1, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: 440 Quick Road
Contact: Katya Bissell, 330-923-2971, or email@example.com
Features: All handmade/homemade arts & crafts, pottery, jewelry and woodworking. Breakfast and lunch are available.
CRAFT AND FLEA MARKET EXTRAVAGANZA
When: Nov. 10, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: La Casa Bella Party Center, 26383 Broadway Ave.
Contact: Tom Grecar, 330-487-5734
Features: Jewelry, Party Lite candles, jelly, gifts, pictures, Christmas items, homemade doll clothes and more.
THIRD ANNUAL HOLIDAY BOUTIQUE
When: Nov. 11, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: Temple Emanu El, 4545 Brainard Road
Cost: free admission; for vendors, six foot tables for $50, eight-foot tables for $55.
Contact: For tables and vendor information, Sandy Levine at 440-519-0719 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Features: Local artists and vendors will be selling their goods including jewelry vendors for Lia Sophia, Stella and Dot, Hoopla, and Jewel Kade.
THE SUNBEAM HOLIDAY BOUTIQUE
When: Nov. 7 preview from 6-9:30 p.m.; Nov. 8 from 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; and Nov. 9 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: Shaker Heights Country Club, 3300 Courtland Blvd.
Cost: $100-$250 for Nov. 7 preview; $10 Nov. 8 and 9
Contact: 216-881-6022 or visit www.vgsjob.org
Features: Offers a wide range of unique gifts for everyone on your holiday shopping list - from stylish clothing and accessories for men, women and children to fine jewelry, children's toys and one of a kind home accessories from around the world. Provides support for Vocational Guidance Services' programs. These programs include vocational training, work experience and job placement services to nearly 5,000 Ohioans with physical disabilities, mental disabilities or other barriers to employment each year.
LAUREL SCHOOL'S EIGHTH ANNUAL ARTISAN BAZAAR
When: Dec.1, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Dec. 2, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: Laurel School, One Lyman Circle
Cost: $5 per adult, Children free
Contact: Tracy Solan, 216-455-0152, email@example.com
Features: A juried show of handcrafted works of art, including pottery, jewelry, paintings, fiber art, glassware and more. Go to www.laurelschool.org for more information.
ST. JOHN BYZANTINE CHURCH FALL CRAFT SHOW
When: Nov. 10
Where: St. John Byzantine Church, 36125 Aurora Road
Contact: Northcoast Promotions Inc., 216-570-8201
Features: Handmade only arts and crafts show, ethnic foods for dine in or take out.
HIGHLAND HOLIDAY BAZAAR AND SNACK WITH SANTA
When: Dec. 8, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Where: Highland Elementary School, 1843 Graham Road
Contact: Stephanie Cowger, 330-671-0163
Features: A fundraiser for Highland Elementary PTA. Local vendors will have their items for sale. Santa will visit from 10 a.m.-noon; pictures, and activities will be available for a small fee. There also will be a Santa's Secret Shop for children to shop. Christmas trees will be sold on lawn. There will be a canned food drive and bake sale.
CHRISTMAS COOKIE AND GIFT BASKET SALE
When: Dec. 15, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Where: Stow Community Church, 1567 Pilgrim Dr.
Contact: Church 330-688-8927, Dee 330-221-0572
Features: Home made cookies, gift baskets and hand made items for sale.
KAIROS KRAFT FAIR
When: Nov. 10, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: Tallmadge Alliance Church, 1155 East Ave.
Features: A breakfast and lunch counter, and drawings.
HOLIDAY CRAFT FESTIVAL
When: Nov. 10, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: Our Lady of Victory Church, 73 North Ave.
Features: Includes a raffle, crafts, bake sale, and new and nearly new items. Lunch is available.
When: Nov. 10, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Nov. 11, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: Summit County Fairgrounds Arena, 229 E. Howe Road
Cost: $4 Saturday, $3 Sunday
Contact: Weaver Industries, Inc., 330-379-3660 x259
Features: More than 190 professional crafters, food and raffles.
TALLMADGE CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE CRAFT SHOW
When: Dec. 1, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: Tallmadge Church of the Nazarene, 191 S. Munroe
Cost: Free; $25 for a table
Features: All kinds of crafts, homemade food and candy.
AND BAKE SALE
When: Nov. 16 and 17
Where: Little Sisters of the Poor, 4291 Richmond Road
Contact: Linda Scolaro, Activities Director, 1-216-464-1222.
Features: Handmade items, made by residents and volunteers, and a bake sale. Will benefit resident activity programs.
THIRD ANNUAL RENAISSANCE CRAFT SHOW
When: Dec. 7, noon-9 p.m., Dec. 8, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: Renaissance Family Center, 9005 Wil-Verne Dr.
Features: Crafters, vendors, food and entertainment. Highlights include a fundraiser dinner Friday evening from 5-7, featuring the Windham High School Band and the RFC. On Saturday, from 9-11 a.m., there will be Breakfast with Santa and a child's craft. Vendors and crafters sought.