'Tis the season for crafts, gifts and artisans' works at holiday markets. Here's a sampling of upcoming fairs and pop-up shops on the North Shore.
Saturday, Nov. 24
Holiday Artists’ Market, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Old Town Hall, 32 Derby Square, Salem. Local artists and artisans’ works, live music, holiday wreaths, gift wrap station. www.salemartsassociation.org.
Traditional Swedish Yule Fair, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Hamilton-Wenham Community House, 284 Bay Road, Hamilton. Scandinavian holiday music and food hosted by the Birka Lodge No. 732 of Hamilton. www.birka732.com.
Sunday, Nov. 25
Holiday Artists’ Market, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Old Town Hall, 32 Derby Square, Salem. Local artists and artisans’ works, live music, holiday wreaths, gift wrap station. www.salemartsassociation.org.
Holiday Shop and Sip, 4 to 7 p.m., Wenham Museum, 132 Main St., Wenham. Shop from a selection of creations by local artisans and popular Museum Shop items. $10 per person at the door, children attend free. Proceeds benefit the museum's programs and exhibits. www.wenhammuseum.org.
Thursday, Nov. 29
Pet Care Fundraiser, 4:30 to 6 p.m., The Residence at Riverbend, 149 County Road, Ipswich. Sale of hand-crafted dog and cat bowls to benefit SeniorCare’s STAY Pet Care Assistance Program. 978-356-1300 or www.residenceriverbend.com.
Saturday, Dec. 1
Holiday Fair, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Turtle Woods, 399 Essex St., Beverly Food, crafts, White Elephant, and more.
Winthrop School's Holiday Boutique, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 325 Bay Road, Hamilton. Holiday gifts, homemade "cookie walk," gift baskets, children's secret shop, pose with Santa, lunch at the Winthrop Cafe. $2 adults, $1 children and seniors.
Sunday, Dec. 2
Christmas Craft and Vendor Fair, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Bishop Fenwick High School, 99 Margin St., Peabody. Bake sale, raffles, Kidz Korner. Hosted by the Fenwick Band. www.fenwick.org.
Collins Middle School Holiday Fair and Craft Boutique, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., 29 Highland Ave., Salem. Raffles benefiting Collins Middle School, concessions, cookie walk, appearance by Santa.
Saturday, Dec. 8
Waldorf Enchanted Fair, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Waldorf School at Moraine Farm, 701 Cabot St., Beverly. Handcrafted gifts and toys, adult and children’s activities, live music, puppet shows, food, Wee Folk Shoppe for children. $5 entry fee. www.waldorfmoraine.org.
Music Boosters Annual Craft Fair, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Salem High School, 77 Willson St., Salem. Raffle baskets, baked goods, children's area, appearance by Santa. Performances by the Salem High School Marching Band and WitchPitch.