For more than a century, the women of the First Congregational Church at Kittery Point have been celebrating the holiday season with their annual Christmas Fair. This year’s “A Joyous Christmas Fair,” features all the Christmas fixings to get you in the holiday spirit.
A Merry Christmas Fair
Friday, Dec. 7
First Congregational Church at Kittery Point
23 Pepperrell Rd, Kittery Point
All are welcome to stop by, shop, eat and visit the historic Parish House and church sanctuary. Items for sale include Christmas-themed crafts, wreaths, centerpieces and ornaments, handmade doll clothes, knitwear, wearable art, antiques and collectibles, jewelry, a children’s “shop and wrap” area, gift baskets, homemade canned goods, baked goods, and candies. Upstairs, shoppers will find vintage and gently used linens, serving dishes, and other items to use during your holiday parties.
The fair’s silent auction features art, antiques, and unique handcrafted items donated by artisans throughout the community. Shoppers can also grab a bite to eat there or take home at the lunch counter, serving the fair’s famous fish chowder and homemade pie.
In addition to the Christmas Fair, members of the community are welcome to explore the historic church sanctuary the oldest church building of continuous use in Maine. The sanctuary will be open from 3-5:30 p.m., and at 5:30 p.m., young and old are invited to join in a Christmas carol sing-a-long.
Each year, proceeds from the fair are used to support local, regional and national mission projects, including Fair Tides Housing, End 68 Hours of Hunger, Fuel and More, Footprints Food Pantry, Table of Plenty, York Hospice and the Seafarer’s Society. If you love crafts, homemade food and community, please join us on Dec. 7.
For more information, go to www.kitterypointucc.org, or call 207-439-0650.
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