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December 8, 2012

North Shore religion calendar

Saturday, Dec. 8

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.

Toys Only Rummage Sale, 9 to 11 a.m., Church of St. Andrew, Lafayette St., Marblehead. The 22nd annual sale features games, puzzles and children’s books. Most toys are used, some are new, and all are in good condition. jsantoro@slexhibits.com.

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 and 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. 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.

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