Crafts fairs and bazaars abound this time of year; here are some coming up in Seattle and beyond. (And since event plans can change, it’s wise to call or check details online before you go.)
Fall Best of the NW
NOV. 9-11 Arts and crafts by 115 artists, food trucks, noon-7 p.m. Nov. 9, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Nov. 10, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 11, Hangar 30, Magnuson Park, 6310 N.E. 74th St., Seattle; $8, ages 12 and younger and military veterans with ID free (nwartalliance.org).
La Conner Art’s Alive
NOV. 9-11 Art display and sale, music, 5-9 p.m. Nov. 9, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Nov. 10, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 11, La Conner (artsalivelaconner.com).
St. Brendan Holiday Craft Fair
NOV. 10-11 Crafts from 100 vendors, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 10, noon-4 p.m. Nov. 11, St. Brendan Catholic School, 10049 N.E. 195th St., Bothell (school.saintbrendan.org/main-page/pto/craft-fair).
Oddmall Emporium of the Weird
NOV. 10-11 Arts, crafts, jewelry, clothing and more by 95 vendors, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Nov. 10, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 11, Evergreen State Fairgrounds, 14405 179th Ave. S.E., Monroe (oddmall.co/november-10-11-2018-evergreen-state-fairgrounds).
Holiday Bazaar, Renton Community Center
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NOV. 16-17 Bath and body products, ceramics, home décor, wearables, 100 vendors, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Nov. 16, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 17, Renton Community Center, 1715 Maple Valley Highway, Renton (rentonwa.gov/holidaybazaar).
Seattle Children’s Hospital Holiday Bazaar
NOV. 16-17 Handmade items, bake sale, raffle, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 16-17, Des Moines United Methodist Church, 22225 Ninth Ave. S., Des Moines (253-833-9293 or seattlechildrens.org/events).
Holiday Shop Local Event
NOV. 17 30 local businesses owned by women selling products and services for the holidays, 1-4 p.m. Nov. 17, Phinney Neighborhood Center lower building, 6615 Dayton Ave. N., Seattle (nwladiesinbusiness.yolasite.com/holiday-shop-local-event.php).
Ayame Kai Guild Arts and Crafts Fair
NOV. 17 Forty vendors, bake sale, proceeds benefit Keiro Northwest elder care, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 17, Blaine Memorial United Methodist Church, 3001 24th Ave. S., Seattle (206-409-3062).
NOV. 17 Craft food show, 100 local craft food and beverage makers, samples, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Nov. 17, Bell Harbor Conference Center, 2211 Alaskan Way, Pier 66, Seattle; free, preregister (gobbleupseattle.com).
Holiday Crafts Market, Shoreline
NOV. 17 Handmade crafts and wares by 65 artists, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 17, Spartan Recreation Center, 202 N.E. 185th St., Shoreline (206-801-2600 or shorelinewa.gov).
BARN Bazaar Artisan Marketplace
NOV. 17 Basketry, glass, wood, weaving, foods, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 17, BARN (Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network), 8890 Three Tree Lane N.E., Bainbridge Island (206-842-4475 or bainbridgebarn.org).
Holiday Bazaar, Renton
NOV. 17 Shopping with 50 vendors, raffles, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 17, Renton Technical College, 3000 N.E. Fourth St., Renton (facebook.com/PreBlackFridayHolidayBazaar).
Peace Lutheran Holiday Bazaar
NOV. 17 Handmade gifts, decorations, jewelry, carved walking sticks and canes, knitted and quilted items, bake sale, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 17, Peace Lutheran Church, 18615 S.E. 272nd St., Kent (360-886-2323).
Pre-loved Judaica Sale, Havdalah and Jewish Music
NOV. 17 Used Jewish books, ritual items, décor, children’s items, bake sale; proceeds benefit Kol Ami Reform Jewish Center, 4 p.m. Nov. 17, Kol Ami Congregation: A Center for Jewish Life, 16530 Avondale Road N.E., Woodinville (425-844-1604 or kolaminw.org/events-1/pre-loved-judaica-sale-havdalah-and-live-jewish-music).
Providence Point Bazaar
NOV. 17 Baked goods, soap, knits, quilting, embroidery, pet beds, photography, jewelry, garden décor, Coffee Corner, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 17, Providence Point, 4135 Providence Point Drive S.E., Issaquah (360-791-9918).
Snohomish Holiday Market
NOV. 17 Arts, crafts, food, wine, 60 vendors, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 17, Thomas Family Farm, 9010 Marsh Road, Snohomish (thomasfamilyfarm.com).
Holiday Craft Bazaar, West Seattle
NOV. 17-18 Arts and crafts, silent auction with themed baskets, fair trade/global gifts, bake sale, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 17, noon-3 p.m. Nov. 18; Peace Lutheran Church, 8316 39th Ave. S.W., Seattle (peacelutheranseattle.org).
Ballard Gives Back
NOV. 23 Portion of day’s proceeds from 30 local shops benefit charity, 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Nov. 23, Ballard business district, Seattle (visitballard.com/events/ballard-gives-back).
Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair, Port Townsend
NOV. 23-24 Port Townsend Arts Guild sale, clothing, jewelry, pottery, photography, paintings; portion of proceeds benefit food bank, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 23-24, Port Townsend Community Center, 620 Tyler St., Port Townsend (360-774-6544 or porttownsendartsguild.org).
Native Holiday Gift Fair
NOV. 23-25 The Duwamish Tribe hosts 25 artists and local vendors; food, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 23-25, Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center, 4705 W. Marginal Way S.W., Seattle (206-431-1582 or duwamishtribe.org).
Ballard Elks Holiday Craft Market
NOV. 24 Arts and crafts by 30 vendors, noon-5 p.m. Nov. 24, Ballard Elks Lodge, 6411 Seaview Ave. N.W., Seattle; donation of nonperishable food or new toy suggested (visitballard.com/events/ballard-elks-holiday-craft-market).
NOV. 24-25 Sale of handmade crafts, craft activities; food trucks, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 24, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 25, Hangar 30, Magnuson Park, 6310 N.E. 74th St., Seattle; preregister online for free entry, or $2 at the door for ages 13 and older (geekcraftexpo.com/gce-seattle-2018).
Bellevue Friends of the Library Holiday Book Sale
NOV. 29-DEC. 1 Book bargains, proceeds benefit library programs; 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Nov. 29, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 30-Dec. 1, Bellevue King County Library, 1111 110th Ave. N.E., Bellevue (425-450-1765 or kcls.org/locations/1492).
NOV. 30-DEC. 1 Unique gifts from 30 vendors and organizations that support empowering women and girls, protecting the environment, responding to the refugee crisis and local organizations using innovation to tackle world problems, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 30-Dec. 1, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Discovery Center, 440 Fifth Ave. N., Seattle (206-709-3100 or discovergates.org/givingmarketplace).
Christmas Flair Craft Boutique
NOV. 30-DEC. 1 Ornaments, wreaths, jewelry, gift baskets, quilts, vintage collectibles, food items, noon-6 p.m. Nov. 30, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 1, ArtWorks, 201 Second Ave. S., Second Street and Dayton Avenue South, Edmonds (425-774-7865).
Seattle Sampling Artists’ Studio Tour
NOV. 30-DEC. 2 Self-guided tour of eight Seattle artists’ studios, 4-9 p.m. Nov. 30, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 1-2, Seattle (seattlesampling.com).
Seward Park Clay Studio Holiday Show and Sale
NOV. 30-DEC. 27 Sale of a variety of clay work by local artists and students; opening-night gala, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Nov. 30, suggested $10 donation; regular hours 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily through Dec. 27 (closed Dec. 25), free admission; Wearable Art Weekend, Dec. 8-9; Seward Park Clay Studio, 5900 Lake Washington Blvd. S., Seattle (sewardparkart.org).
Lakewood-Seward Park Holiday Bazaar
DEC. 1 Local artists and vendors, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 1, Lakewood Seward Park Community Club, 4916 S. Angeline St., Seattle (206-289-0618 or lspcc.org/holiday-gift-bazaar).
Rainier Beach Arts and Crafts Market
DEC. 1 Holiday gifts and crafts by local artists, woodworking, ceramics, jewelry, sculptors, art in all medias, food and drinks, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 1, Rainier Beach Community Club, 6038 S. Pilgrim St., Seattle (rainierbeachcommunityclub.org/?p=4390f).
Holiday Craft Bazaar Benefiting MEOW Cat Rescue
DEC. 1 Handcrafted items, homemade baked goods, proceeds benefit the animals of MEOW, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 1, Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church, 308 Fourth Ave. S., Kirkland (425-822-6369 or meowcatrescue.org).
Skyline High School Holiday Bazaar
DEC. 1 Arts and crafts by local vendors, glass art, photography, jewelry, soap, purses, candles, holiday decorations, food, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Dec. 1, Skyline High School, 1122 228th Ave. S.E., Sammamish (facebook.com/events/777333015938209/).
Urban Craft Uprising Winter Show
DEC. 1-2 Handcrafted clothing, jewelry, accessories, children’s goods, toys, housewares, furniture, candles, art, food, 150 vendors, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Dec. 1, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 2, Seattle Center Exhibition Hall, 301 Mercer St., Seattle (urbancraftuprising.com).
Winter Festival and Crafts Fair
DEC. 1-2 Arts and crafts by 150 vendors, entertainment, cafe, wreath sale, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 1-2, Phinney Neighborhood Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; $4, ages 12 and younger free (206-783-2244 or phinneycenter.org/calendar/winter-festival-18).
Home for the Holidays Arts and Crafts Fair
DEC. 1-2 Arts and crafts by local artists, jewelry, glass and fiber arts, cards, photography, holiday décor, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 1, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 2, Unity of Bellevue, 16330 N.E. Fourth St., Bellevue (425-747-5950 or unityofbellevue.org/upcoming-events).
United Indians Art Market
DEC. 1-2, 15-16 Authentic Native American arts, crafts and food with representatives from many tribes, entertainment, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 1-2 and Dec. 15-16, Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center, 5011 Bernie Whitebear Way, Discovery Park, Seattle (unitedindians.org).
Holiday Sale of Handicrafts and Treats
DEC. 2 Marketplace, blankets, jewelry, statues, incense, clothing, art prints, books, CDs, bake sale, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., tour of the Shrine Room with traditional Tibetan murals, sculptures, mandalas, Buddha statue, noon Dec. 2, Sakya Monastery of Tibetan Buddhism, 108 N.W. 83rd St., Seattle (facebook.com/events/2268447866529665).
Sons of Norway Bazaar, Poulsbo
DEC. 2 Scandinavian vendors, lefse, rommegrot and other food, folk dancing, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 2, Sons of Norway, 18891 Front St. N.E., Poulsbo (poulsbosonsofnorway.com).
Winter Solstice Night Market
DEC. 7-8 Arts and crafts, vintage items, food from 100 local vendors, entertainment, 5-10 p.m. Nov. 7, noon-8 p.m. Dec. 8, Hangar 30, Magnuson Park, 6310 N.E. 74th St., Seattle; $1 suggested donation (facebook.com/events/2252621111638577).
DEC. 9 Handmade gifts and jewelry from all over the world for sale to benefit several nonprofit organizations, 11:45 a.m. Dec. 9, Northminster Presbyterian Church, 7706 25th Ave. N.W., Seattle (northminsterpres.org).