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December 1, 2012

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Christmas Fair, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, 124 River Road, Topsfield. Tables of handcrafted gifts; hand-knitted and crocheted items; holiday crafts and decorations; a boutique of jewelry, scarves, bags, purses and other accessories; home-baked goods and kitchen treats; books for everyone; a silent auction; raffles; and more. Lunch served from noon to 2 p.m. and includes homemade corn chowder, chicken salad sandwiches, hot dogs and chips. 978-887-5570.

Annual Kids Christmas Workshop, 9 a.m. to noon, Clifton Lutheran Church, 150 Humphrey St., Marblehead. Make Christmas ornaments and decorations. Crafts are suitable for children ages 3 and older, and each table is staffed with a volunteer; parental supervision is required. Create and paint Christmas ornaments, custom wrapping paper, and decorate gingerbread men and Advent wreaths and tree balls. $5/child, covers materials and crafts. Children will take their crafts home. Handicapped-accessible. www.cliftonlutheran.org.

Christmas Fair and Luncheon, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Grace Church, Parish House, 385 Essex St., Salem. Fair includes craft items, knitted goods, a food table and regifting items. priscillalemons@comcast.net or 781-631-9417.

Evensong, 4:30 p.m., Salem’s First Church, 316 Essex St., Salem. The Boston Boys Choir presents Christmas tradition. Part of Dickens North of Boston Branch’s second annual “Christmas With Dickens: A Day of Bygone Revelry.” $15/online, $20 at the door. All net proceeds benefit church. www.dickensnorthofboston.com/dickens_005.htm.

An Evening of Victorian Delights, 6:30 p.m., Salem’s First Church, 316 Essex St. Historical duet performance in Victorian costume featuring Larry Young and Suzanne Powers. Event highlights Dickens’ favorite 19th-century music and original compositions. Presentation includes fiddle music, song and Sir Roger Coventry dance for everyone. Light reception included. $25/online, $30 at the door. Proceeds benefit church. www.dickensnorthofboston.com/dickens_013.htm.

Sunday, Dec. 9

Fair Trade Advent Fair, 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Maple Street Church, Social Hall, 90 Maple St., Danvers. The third annual fair features handcrafts by local artists and from around the world: jewelry, ornaments, textiles and original artwork. Also, various organizations will be represented. Sponsored by the World Service Committee of Maple Street Church. All proceeds support the crafters. 978-774-4510.

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