Volunteer Terry Harrison helps with final preparations for the Nanoose Bay Library Christmas Baazar and Craft Sale

Craft fair season continues with flurry

Coombs, Errington, Nanoose artisans offer gifting options Saturday

The annual Nanoose Bay Christmas Bazaar and Craft Sale will offer crafts, attic treasures, a silent auction and homemade chow and treats Saturday, Dec. 5, at the Nanoose Library Centre.

The bazaar will run from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. and is open to all ages, with no admission cost.

Hot soup and chili will be available for purchase, along with plenty of vendors’ baked goods. The ever-popular Bake Table will reflect Canada’s cultural diversity with a variety of baked treats from home and away.

Admission is free, and all proceeds go to benefit the nonprofit Nanoose Library Centre. The centre is located at 2489 Nanoose Rd.

For more information, call Mary Smith at 250-248-4773.

 

Coombs Country Christmas Craft Fair

The annual holiday artisan fair will take place Saturday, Dec. 5, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Arrowsmith Recreation Hall.

Look for many artisan crafts, gourmet food items and gift ideas for a hand-made, local Christmas. Admission is free, and plenty of parking on site.

For info, call 250-752-8147 or visit www.coombsfair.com.

Errington Christmas Craft Fair

The first of two back-to-back craft fairs takes place Saturday, Dec. 5, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Errington’s War Memorial Hall. In addition to many locally made and crafted gifts and decor items, the fair features an available lunch and other refreshments. Each purchase comes with a ticket for a draw for a special prize basket.

If you miss this fair, another opportunity follows Saturday, Dec. 12, also from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

— NEWS Staff

Just Posted

Parksville Qualicum Beach students the catalyst for #TrustYourself campaign

Social media initiative urges survivors of sexual assault to seek medical care

ORCA continues push for track upgrade at Ballenas

Running association official plans to meet with MLA on Thursday

Little Qualicum Cheeseworks cheese linked to 5 E. coli cases in B.C.

People are asked to throw out or return ‘Qualicum Spice’ cheese

Gas prices on Vancouver Island to drop six cents

But a ‘volatile’ market could lead to increases in the coming weeks

People flocking to Vancouver Island city to see hundreds of sea lions

Each year the combination of Steller and California sea lions take over Cowichan Bay

Trudeau pushes for more Saudi accountability in Khashoggi killing

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Canada is still seeking clear answers from Saudi Arabia about what happened to Jamal Khashoggi

School bullying video shows how people with disabilities are devalued: advocates

Brett Corbett, who has cerebral palsy, is seen in a video being stepped while lying in water

CFL will use extra on-field official to watch for illegal blows to quarterback

If the extra official sees an illegal blow that has not already been flagged, they will advise the head referee, who can then assess a penalty for roughing the passer

Older B.C. drivers subsidizing younger ones, study finds

ICBC protects higher-risk drivers, pays for testing costs

NDP leader Jagmeet Singh weighs in on Vancouver Island fishing ban

Singh and MacGregor say improving salmon abundance is important

Feds respond to sexual assault investigation at B.C. naval base

Report of Oct. 5 sexual assault on Vancouver Island base taken over by Canadian Forces National Investigation Service

EU divorce deal in peril after two UK Cabinet ministers quit

Negotiators from Britain and the European Union have struck a proposed divorce deal that will be presented to politicians on both sides for approval, officials in London and Brussels said Tuesday.

Northern California fire death toll at 56; 130 missing

Many of the missing are elderly and from Magalia, a forested town of about 11,000 to the north of Paradise.

Most Read