• Holiday Wreath Sale to Benefit Pen Bay YMCA Child Care Center, order by Fri., Nov. 17, in person at the Y or go to penbayymca.org to download and print a form you can mail with a check. Wreaths are made at Evergreen Valley Greenhouse in Searsmont. $15 per wreath, or $20 per wreath with box for shipping.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 17:

  • 2-Day Holiday Fair at Rockland’s First Universalist Church, 345 Broadway, 5-7 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. Knitted and crocheted apparel, holiday ornaments, pet supplies, homemade pies, Grandma’s Attic, jewelry, white elephant items, more. On Saturday, breakfast and lunch on sale, plus workshops at 9 & 11 a.m. on how to knit mittens from old sweaters. Free admission. Pay by cash or local check.
  • 2-Day Christmas Fair at Belfast United Methodist Church, 23 Mill Lane, 4-7 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. Luncheon from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • 3-Day Book Sale at Blue Door Book Shed of Camden Public Library, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday-Sunday. Wide selection of literary bargains. Tables restocked each evening with highly curated gift books.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 18:

  • Craft Fair at John Street Methodist Church in Camden, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Over a dozen artisans offer paintings, jewelry, wooden and knitted items, homemade condiments and more. FMI: 236-4829.
  • Christmas Fair in Warren, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Second Congregational Church, 252 Main St. Baked goods, cookie walk, raffle, crafts, Grandma’s Attic, books, more. Lunch from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. of turkey & gravy over a biscuit.
  • Old-Fashioned Thanksgiving Fair at Friendship Methodist Church, Route 90, from 9 a.m.-noon. Homemade items including pies, baked goods, fudge, knitted goods and handcrafts. Holiday plants and flea market tables. Lunch of homemade soup and sandwiches.
  • Holiday Bazaar in Washington, from 9 a.m.-noon at Prescott Memorial School, 100 Waldoboro Road. Student-made gifts and vendors including Tupperware, Origami Owl, LuLaRoe and many more.
  • Holiday Fair at First Baptist Church in Belfast, High Street, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Homemade Thanksgiving pies, Christmas crafts, Cookie Walk, fish chowder lunch, baked goods. silent auction. Supports mission and church projects.
  • Owls Head Garden Club Craft Fair, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at Owls Head Community Building, Ash Point Drive (across from the airport). Free admission. Twenty well-known local artisans and crafters. Benefits club’s Scholarship Fund.
  • Annual Holiday Antique and Gift Show in Lincolnville, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Community Building, Route 173. Homemade Advent calendars, vintage decorations, antique tools, rustic chainsaw art, more. Lincolnville School PTO will sell balsam wreaths. Refreshments include baked goods, quiche, chili. Sponsored by United Christian Church. FMI: 785-3521.
  • Holly Berry Christmas Fair in Unity, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., United Methodist Church, 13 Depot St. Crafts, wreaths, bake sale.
  • Holiday Craft & Vendor Fair in Union, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Thompson Community Center, 51 South Union Road (Route 131). FMI: 975-0352.
  • Annual St. Patrick’s Christmas Fair, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Cheverus Hall of St. Patrick’s Church, 380 Academy Hill Road, Newcastle. Fourteen new and returning vendors of handcrafted items, holiday decorations, jewelry, jams and more. Free admission. Attendees get a free ticket for Thanksgiving basket raffle.
  • 37th Annual Holiday Bazaar of the Central Lincoln County YMCA, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Pottery, photography, fine art, jewelry, wreaths and ornaments offered by 80 local crafters and artisans.
  • Camden Hills Regional High School’s Annual Ski Sale Weekend, Rockport, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Sunday. Get a deal on used Nordic and alpine skis, boots, poles, snowboards and other items, or sell your unwanted equipment. Purchases support CHRHS ski teams. FMI: 542-7571 or sites.google.com/site/chrhsskisale.
  • Two Places to Buy Christmas Wreaths to Benefit Bremen Library, at the Bremen Town House on Route 32 from 9 a.m.-noon, and at YMCA Holiday Bazaar and Craft Show in Damariscotta from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 19:

  • Augusta Armory Antiques Show, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the armory, Route 202. Free.
  • Pop-Up Sale & Poetry Reading at Belfast Playhouse, 107 Church St., noon-5 p.m. Sale of handmade blank books for journaling, artist books, letterpress posters and handmade cards, and a reading by several local poets to raise money for the Penobscot Nation’s ongoing legal battle with the State of Maine over water rights in Penobscot River.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 21:

  • Pie Sale at Jefferson Fire and Rescue Building, 204 Waldoboro Road, 4-7 p.m. Jefferson Library and Jefferson Fire and Rescue Explorers team up to sell 10-inch pies for $12 each.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 22:

  • Thanksgiving Pie Sale at Pen Bay YMCA in Rockport, in the lobby starting at 9 a.m. Pies are $15 and proceeds benefit the Sailfish Swim Team. You can pre-order apple or pumpkin pies by downloading and mailing a form with a check (due by Nov. 20) to the YMCA, P.O. Box 840, Rockport, ME 04856, or ordering in person at the Pen Bay or Rockland Harbor YMCAs.
  • Thanksgiving Pie Sale in Wiscasset, 9 a.m.-noon, Ames True Value, Route 1. Edgecomb Community Church sells nine-inch pies for $15 and single-serve pies for $6 to benefit the church’s charity efforts. You can pre-order: 882-6338.
  • Pie Sale at Waldoboro Public Library, 10 a.m. until sold out. Homemade pies of all types for $15 each with proceeds going to the library.

COMING UP:

  • 3rd Annual Holiday Craft Fair of Cold Comfort Theater, Sat., Nov. 25, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at Belfast Area High School. More than 60 crafters and vendors; you can see them on Facebook.
  • Christmas Craft Fair and Raffle in Tenants Harbor, Sat., Nov. 25, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Odd Fellows Hall, Watts Ave. Lunch from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. of crab rolls, chicken salad, soups. Benefits charities of Naomi Chapter 25 OES.
  • Annual Festival of Lights Craft Show at Rockland Elks Lodge, 210 Rankin St., Sat., Nov. 25, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Over 40 artists from around Maine showcase ornaments, jewelry, pottery, candles, clothing, pet accessories and more. Proceeds benefit Pope Memorial Humane Society. Lunch will be on sale. Admission: $2 adults; free under 12.
  • Annual Festival of Trees at Rockland Public Library, Sat., Nov. 25, 10 a.m.-4:15 p.m. Silent auction of more than 30 decorated tabletop trees decked out by local businesses, plus shopping at the Friends’ Book Stop downstairs.