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November 9, 2013

Best Bets for Saturday, Nov. 9 and Sunday, Nov. 10


Danvers: Holly Berry Fair today from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., followed by a bean supper from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Maple Street Congregational Church, 90 Maple St. Third annual Holly Berry Fair features a holiday table with handmade seasonal gifts; bakery shop with pudding, frozen, unbaked pies and baked pies, yeast and quick breads, cookies, gluten-free baked items, and more; Nana’s Attic with books, puzzles, children’s toys, and more; children’s game room; cake walk; and brown bag auction. Maple Tree Cafe will be open in the morning for coffee and treats, then lunch at noon. A traditional bean supper begins at 5 p.m.; tickets cost $7 adults, $4 ages 12 and under. For more information, call 978-774-4510.

Danvers: Annual Holiday Crafters Fair & Vendors Expo today from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at All Saints Episcopal Church of the North Shore, 46 Cherry St. Annual Crafters Fair and Vendor’s Expo features more than 40 tables of goods from local artisans, crafters, and vendors; silent auction; raffles; white elephant rooms; homemade holiday pies available to order for Thanksgiving and Christmas; holiday luncheon, and more. All are welcome. Plenty of free parking available on the street and in the adjacent Elm Street parking lot. 978-774-1150.

Peabody: Annual Fall Fair today from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at St. John Lutheran Church, 32 Ellsworth Road. The women of St. John Lutheran Church will hold their annual Fall Fair, including a baked goods table with Finnish coffee bread, “nisu,” available for order and purchase; jewelry table; and white elephant table. 978-531-1731.

Danvers: La Petite Boutique For Elliot’s Fund today from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Peabody Institute Library, 15 Sylvan St. La Petite Boutique/Fair features knitted and crocheted items by the Nightingales, a group of women who meet weekly to knit and crochet items for this annual fundraiser. All money raised from the event goes directly to the Dana Farber Cancer Institute/Jimmy Fund, which funds research to find treatment for children diagnosed with leukemia. Event is named in honor of Elliot Carlin Handin, 8, who received a bone marrow transplant that saved his life. For details, contact Katy Carlin at 978-594-1468.

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