Saturday, Nov. 3
Harvest Fair, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Church in the Cove, 167 Hale St., Beverly. Crafts, holiday decorations, quilts, baked goods, grandma’s attic, knitted items books, silent auction, raffles, jewelry and more. Breakfast and lunch cafe. 978-922-5135.
Holiday Fair, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., South Congregational Church, 60 Prospect St., Peabody. Handmade scarves, shawls, aprons, crafts, homemade breads, cookies, candies, beans, attic treasure room, jewelry room, silent auction and more. Also, apple pies and lunch available for purchase. Across from Macy’s.
St. Ann’s Bazaar, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., St. Ann’s Church hall, 140 Lynn St., Peabody. St. Ann’s Bazaar includes raffles, food and private vendors. Free admission. Anne or Nate Masterson, 978-531-3945.
Fall Spiritual Festival, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Swampscott Church of Spiritualism, 59 Burrill St., Swampscott. Festival features private readings with mediums, psychics, angel and tarot card readers; Reiki and chair massage; and vendors with jewelry, meditation, music and crafts. Admission is free; readings cost $25 and include coffee and refreshments. Reserve a reading in advance at 781-595-6972.
U2charist Concert, 7:30 p.m., Tabernacle Congregational Church, UCC, 50 Washington St., Salem. Fourth annual U2charist concert features live music by U2 performed by local musicians, including Salem High School’s a cappella group “Witch Pitch?” Free admission; donations of non-perishable food benefits local food pantry. Monetary donations benefit Heifer International, an organization that fights extreme world poverty by bringing agricultural education and livestock to communities throughout the world. Handicapped-accessible. 978-744-3164 or www.tabernaclechurch.org.
Sunday, Nov. 4
North Shore Bazaar, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m., Community Covenant Church, 33 Lake St., West Peabody. Fifth annual North Shore Bazaar celebrates fair trade in local economies. Event includes vendors of local food, arts and crafts, live music, and fairly-traded merchandise from around the world. 978-535-5321, or visit North Shore Bazaar on Facebook.
All Souls Requiem Eucharist, 5 p.m., Christ the Redeemer Anglican Church, 188 Elliott St., Danvers. To observe All Souls Day, Christ the Redeemer will hold an all souls requiem Eucharist. The Rev. Tim Clayton will preach, and the choir of Christ the Redeemer will sing the service music accompanied by a small instrumental ensemble. As part of the service, names of family members or friends that have died within the last year will be read. To submit names, email email@example.com. Details at www.ctr-anglican.org.
“Church in the Modern World,” 7 to 9 p.m., St. Rose’s Catholic Church, 12 Park St., Topsfield. Daniel J. Daly, associate professor of theology at St. Anselm College, will present “Church in the Modern World.” Lecture explains Vatican II’s implications for economic ethics; the economic vision that was spawned from liberation theologians of Latin America, to U.S. Catholic bishops, to Pope Benedict XVI; and concrete ways for Catholics to practice the church’s commitments to social justice and the global common good. All are welcome to attend the lecture and discussion. Refreshments served. Free-will offering accepted. For more information, call Barbara and John Gould at 978-535-2321.
Friday, Nov. 9
A Fair for All Seasons, 6 to 9 p.m., St. Adelaide’s Church, 708 Lowell St., Peabody. Hand-knit items, gift baskets, jewelry, holiday boutique, raffles, food, baked goods, children’s activities and more. 978-535-2314 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, Nov. 10
Holly Berry Fair, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Danvers Square, Danvers. Maple Street Congregational Church’s second annual Holly Berry Fair includes a holiday table with seasonal gifts, hand-quilted wall hangings and place mats, handmade scarfs, jewelry, felt bags, gift cards and more. Bakery shop with home-baked beans, Indian pudding, frozen unbaked apple, mince and lemon meringue pies, assorted breads, quick breads, cookies, gluten-free baked items, holiday treats and more. Nana’s Attic filled with books, puzzles, children’s toys and more. Fair also includes children’s game room, Cake Walk and Chinese Auction. The Maple Tree Café will be open for coffee and snacks; lunch served at noon. Also, a traditional Maple Street Church Bean Supper will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Details at 978-774-4510.
Old Village Faire, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., First Church of Danvers, Congregational, 41 Centre St., Danvers. Annual Old Village Faire includes home-baked goods, baked beans, jelly, holiday items, jewelry, toys, around-the-house items, crafts, white elephant table and quilt raffle. Free admission. Coffee, cider doughnuts and fried dough served for breakfast from 9 to 11 a.m., followed by a luncheon of beef stew, sandwiches and corn chowder for lunch at 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. 978-774-0116.
Harvest Fair, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Second Congregational Church, 35 Conant St., Beverly. Harvest Fair includes silent auction, food table, hand crafted items, baked goods, books, jewelry, Christmas items, Froggatt’s Frogs, international handicrafts from SERRV, snack bar and more. Also, Bloodmobile from Mass. General Hospital will make an appearance if there are enough donors. To donate, sign up at 978-922-5722.
A Fair for All Seasons, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., St. Adelaide’s Church, 708 Lowell St., Peabody. Hand-knit items, gift baskets, jewelry, holiday boutique, raffles, food, baked goods, children’s activities and more. 978-535-2314 or email@example.com.
Parish Christmas Fair, 11 a.m., St. John the Baptist’s school gym, cafeteria and thrift shop, 17 Chestnut St., Peabody. The Parish Christmas Fair features unique gifts, Christmas shopping ideas, holiday decorations, sports collectibles, player autographs, raffle prizes, supervised children’s activities, crafters, vendors, fair trade, fundraising, fried dough and baked goods tables, wheel of fortune, grandma’s attic treasures, and more. Fair opens with express lunch at 11 a.m., and closes at 7 p.m. following a Dominican dinner served at 5 p.m. 978-531-0002.
“Auction Up!,” 6 to 10 p.m., St. Andrew’s Church Parish Hall, 135 Lafayette St., Marblehead. St. Andrew’s Church will sponsor a live and silent auction with dinner and a cash bar, open to the public. Items for auction include vacation home getaways, original art, jewelry, events, gift certificates, services, and more. $15/ticket, available for purchase at Grace Sales, 185 Lafayette St.; Comina, 39 Atlantic Ave.; 781-631-4951; or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sunday, Nov. 11
Parish Christmas Fair, 9 a.m., St. John the Baptist’s school gym, cafeteria and thrift shop, 17 Chestnut St., Peabody. The Parish Christmas Fair features unique gifts, Christmas shopping ideas, holiday decorations, sports collectibles, player autographs, raffle prizes, supervised children’s activities, crafters, vendors, fair trade, fundraising, fried dough and baked goods tables, wheel of fortune, grandma’s attic treasures, and more. Fair opens with coffee and donuts at 9 a.m., and closes at 3 p.m. following a Dominican lunch served from 12:30 to 3 p.m. 978-531-0002.
Wednesday, Nov. 14
Maple Eves Women’s Group Meeting, 7 p.m., Maple Street Church, room 22/24, 90 Maple St., Danvers. The Maple Eves Women’s Group will meet for a materials aids night. Attendees will make scented stress reliever neck warmers for patients and their family members at Hospice of the North Shore. Attendees will also make warm double-sided blankets for the youth group to take to the Common Cathedral in Boston for homeless families. Coffee and dessert served. For more information, call 978-774-5848.
Friday, Nov. 16
French Marketplace Preview Party, 7 to 10 p.m., Old North Church, First Church of Christ, Parish Hall, 35 Washington St., Marblehead. Church’s French Marketplace preview party with fun, food, drinks and entertainment. $20 admission. Linda Duvel, 781-631-1244.
Saturday, Nov. 17
Holiday Fair, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Memorial United Methodist Church, 2 Dane St., Beverly. Crafts, silent auction, home baked goods, new gifts, luncheon, Christmas decoration table, jewelry, plants and white elephant table. Proceeds benefit the church.
Vendor and Craft Fair, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Clifton Lutheran Church, 150 Humphrey St., Marblehead. Second annual vendor/craft fair includes breakfast from 9 to 10:30 a.m.; tables of homemade local and international items for purchase; local vendors; baked goods at the Clifton Bakers’ Table; and lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. 781-631-4379 or Cliftonlutheran.com.
French Market Fair, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Old North Church, First Church of Christ, Parish Hall, 35 Washington St., Marblehead. Church’s French Market Fair includes children’s workshops, food tables, live music, handmade items, jewelry, Christmas crafts, gift baskets and artist painted wooden codfish in silent auction. Breakfast available from 9 to 11 a.m., followed by lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free admission. Linda Duvel, 781-631-1244.
Annual Christmas Fair, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, corner of Ocean and Hale streets, Beverly. St. Peter’s annual Christmas Fair features a visit from Santa Claus; a variety of fabric art including handcrafted, one-of-a-kind tie-dyed silk scarves, baby onesies, woolen scarves and hats, hand-sewn fleece scarves and purses; jewelry table, designer tabletop Christmas tree raffle, silent auction, white elephant, plants, holiday greens, ornaments and books; traditional New England baked goods, jams and homemade condiments. A luncheon of clam chowder, chili, hotdogs and chicken salad will be served. All proceeds benefit the operation of the 140-year-old Episcopal parish and its community outreach ministries. 978-922-3438 or www.stpetersbeverly.org.
Scandinavian Fair, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Community Covenant Church, 33 Lake St., West Peabody. Baked goods, a country store, attic treasures, imported Scandinavian goods, crafts, quilted items, knit goods and grabs for children. Also, enjoy a luncheon in the Fellowship Hall. 978-535-5321.
Annual Turkey Raffle and Bake Sale, 12 to 6 p.m., Holy Rosary Sodality, St. John the Baptist Polish Parish, 32 St. Peter’s St., Salem. Annual turkey raffle and bake sale includes paczki, babki, strudels, baked goods, food baskets and more. 978-314-2003.
Sunday, Nov. 18
Annual Turkey Raffle and Bake Sale, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Holy Rosary Sodality, St. John the Baptist Polish Parish, 32 St. Peter’s St., Salem. Annual turkey raffle and bake sale includes paczki, babki, strudels, baked goods, food baskets and more. 978-314-2003.
Tuesday, Nov. 20
Salem Catholic Community Thanksgiving Mass, 7 p.m., St. James Church, 161 Federal St., Salem. Reception will follow. Bring food to be blessed and a donation for the Salem Mission. 978-745-9060.
Sunday, Dec. 2
Community Hanukkah Celebration, noon to 3 p.m., Aviv Centers for Living, 240 Lynnfield St., Peabody. Community Hanukkah celebration for all ages includes latke tastings; menorah and dreidel collection display; lectures and programs for adults; workshops and activities for children; entertainment, Israeli dancing, sing-along and more; vendor boutique; lunch and snacks available for purchase. Free; open to the public. Advance reservations recommended at email@example.com.