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.