Saturday, Oct. 27
Annual Fair, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Holy Trinity United Methodist Church, Fellowship Hall, 16 Sylvan St., Danvers. Booths include candy, baked goods, country store, holiday table, grandma’s attic, books, jewelry, gifts and accessories, cookie walk, silent auction, coffee shop, and luncheon. Handicapped-accessible. 978-777-7408.
Chapel Tours, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., St. Peter’s Church, 24 St. Peter St., Salem. Free. A luncheon will also be served in the garden; lunch also available to go. Sandwiches, chowder, desserts and beverages will be available for purchase. 978-745-2291.
Comedy Night, Temple Beth Shalom, 489 Lowell St., Peabody. Features 90 minutes of comedy by comedians Mark Scalia, Steve Bjork and Jimmy Dunn. $30/ticket, includes three drinks, munchies and dessert. Doors open at 6:45 p.m.; show begins at 7:30 p.m. A portion of the proceeds go to the religious school and building maintenance. For tickets, call 978-535-2100 or email email@example.com.
Thursday, Nov. 1
Stock up for Acord, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Crosby’s Market, 15 Walnut Road, Hamilton. Members of First United Methodist Church of Hamilton will have lists available of items needed by food pantry. Crosby’s shoppers may purchase any item on the list provided. Upon exiting the store, shoppers can give their donations for Acord to church members outside.
Friday, Nov. 2
St. Ann’s Bazaar, 5 to 9 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.
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.
Sunday, Nov. 4
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 email@example.com.
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, hand-made 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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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. Advance reservations recommended at email@example.com.