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November 24, 2012

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Silent Auction Preview Party, 7 to 9 p.m., St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 12 Washington St., Peabody. Complimentary refreshments, plus a mini auction and mystery balloon raffle. All proceeds benefit St. Paul’s Church and its community outreach programs.

Saturday, Dec. 1

Red Bow Fair, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church of Marblehead, 28 Mugford St. Gift baskets, fresh greens, gifts, lunch, books, computers, kids activities, white elephant items, bake goods, raffles for lobster, quilt and dollhouse, and more. Fair will be held during the Christmas Walk. 781-631-1215.

Christmas Fair and Silent Auction, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 12 Washington St., Peabody. Auction features children’s items, gift baskets, collectibles, small electronics, gift cards and more. Fair features quilts, knits, crafts, baked goods, used books, white elephant items, general store, handmade quilt raffle and private vendor boutique. The Kountry Kitchen will serve lunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. All proceeds benefit St. Paul’s Church and its community outreach programs.

38th Annual Christmas Fair, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., First United Methodist Church of Hamilton, 391 Bay Road, Hamilton. Annual Christmas Fair includes 20 different vendors, Christmas greens, knitted goods, baked goods, county store, white elephant and Christmas items. Breakfast served from 8:30 to 11 a.m., followed by lunch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Handicapped-accessible.

Christmas Concert and Carol Sing, 7:30 p.m., Meeting House at Topsfield Common, corner of Main and Washington streets, Topsfield. The Congregational Church of Topsfield will host a Christmas Concert and Carol Sing, featuring guest conductor Richard Webster of Trinity Church Copley Square, the CCoT Chancel Choir, The Beacon Brass and accompaniment by organist Bart Dahlstrom. Free.

Sunday, Dec. 2

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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