, Salem, MA


November 16, 2013

North Shore religion calendar

Saturday, Nov. 16

Holiday Fair, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., First Baptist Church, 221 Cabot St. Fair includes games and prizes for children; photos with Santa (10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.); professional crafters; silent auction; raffle items; baked goods; country store; white elephant room; frozen apple crisps available for purchase; breakfast from 9 to 11 a.m.; and a fish chowder, chili, burgers and pie luncheon. Free admission. Handicapped-accessible.

Church Holiday Fair, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 4 Ocean St., Beverly. Fair includes holiday gifts; homemade pies; cookies; baked beans; fruit preserves; attic treasures; jewelry; books; CDs; records; decorated Christmas tree raffle; craft items, and more; and the 38th annual New England Christmas Luncheon, featuring homemade chowder, chili, hot dogs and other favorites. Proceeds benefit the 150-year-old Episcopal parish and its community outreach ministries., or 978-922-3438.

Winter Wonderland Fair, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Old North Church Parish Hall, 35 Washington St., Marblehead. Fair features homemade food; themed gift baskets; handmade hostess and holiday gifts; Christmas ornaments; gently used jewelry and toys for infants and toddlers; gifts for tweens and teens; home accessories; apparel for men; craft workshops for children; and a new “Service Program” with vouchers for house and yard chores, North Shore rides, car washes, piano lessons and more available for purchase. Free admission. Handicapped-accessible. 781-631-1244.

Annual Turkey Raffle, noon to 6 p.m., St. John the Baptist Parish, 32 St. Peter St., Salem. The Holy Rose Sodality will host. Event includes coffee, paczki, babki, strudels, and raffles for a turkey basket, food basket and other prizes. All are welcome.

St. Richard’s 50th Anniversary Gala, 7 to 11 p.m., St. Richard’s Church hall, 90 Forest St., Danvers. Event includes a social hour from 7 to 8 p.m., with a cash bar, hors d’oeuvres, and video screening of church history and anniversary events. Dancing with live music by the Horizon Band, desserts, raffles, and a silent auction will take place from 8 to 11 p.m. $30 person. Tickets sold after each Mass, or by contacting Anna Bertini at 978-774-5323, or Mary Jalbert at 978-777-0988.

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