Some holiday craft fairs coming up in and around Hancock County. Check The Ellsworth American and Mount Desert Islander’s online calendar for more fairs as they get posted at downeastmaine.com/calendar/events/category/events/.
Nov. 29-Dec. 1. Black Friday at Ellsworth’s Maine Coast Mall (225 High St.) featuring 65 vendors held in the mall’s hallway. Holiday Crafts Pop-Up booths will be open Dec. 1-24 in the halls as well as inside a store space.
Nov. 29-Dec. 28. Heart of Ellsworth’s Holiday Marketplace will be held in the J&B Atlantic building (142 Main St.) 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sundays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Dec. 23 and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 24. For more info, visit heartofellsworth.org.
Nov. 29-30. Ella Lewis Craft Fair at Ella Lewis School in Steuben. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. A Chinese auction and more than 30 crafters.
Nov. 30. Bib & Tucker’s 2nd Christmas Shopapolooza at the Christian Ridge Church (53 Christian Ridge Road, Ellsworth) 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Vendors will display their creations and food will be available. Santa will put in an appearance. 812-5555, [email protected]
Nov. 30. Christmas Wreath and Craft Sale at Old Surry Village School (13 Newbury Neck Road, Surry) 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Maine wreaths of various sizes and holiday gifts made by local crafters. 479-4699.
Dec. 5. Peninsula School PTC’s Annual Holiday Craft Fair and Chinese Auction 4-8 p.m. in the renovated Winter Harbor gym (School Street). Drawing for the Chinese auction at 7 p.m.
Dec. 6-7, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Island Arts Association’s 45th Annual Holiday Craft Fair at Atlantic Oceanside Hotel in Bar Harbor.
Dec. 7, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Alpha Rho sorority chapter’s holiday craft fair, featuring a wide range of goods from Kristin Wilbur’s Maude’s Milk Soap to original artwork, at Ellsworth City Hall. The sorority serves lunch. Proceeds fund scholarships for college-bound students. 479-4916.
Dec. 7, Bay School Winter Faire, Blue Hill (17 Bay School Drive). Featuring 20 juried craft artists, a silent auction, farmers market, children’s activities, singing and a bonfire. 374-2187.