Craft and

Bazaar show

When: Oct. 26, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Where: Family of Faith United Methodist Church, 800 E. Market St.

Cost: Free

Features: Homemade crafts, white elephant items, homemade baked goods. Lunch is available for purchase. Crafter tables are available for $25.

Contact: Donna Ray, 330-724-9838, or famfaithakron@aol.com

Living Waters Ministries craft show

When: Oct. 26, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Where: 624 Canton Road

Features: Luncheon, soup and salad bar, chicken salad and sausage sandwiches, handcrafted items, such as floral arrangements, jewelry, cloth, crocheted and knit items, fall and Christmas decorations, baked goods including cakes, pies, breads, cookies, and more. Sponsored by Living Water Women's Ministries Officer Cynthia Wymer.

Akron Mini

Maker Faire

When: Nov. 2, 1-4 p.m.

Where: Akron Main Library, 60 S. High St.

Cost: Free

Features: Feature projects - either complete or works in progress - which both showcase the exhibitor's creativity and inspire the viewer to want to know more.

Contact: 330-643-9075 or makerfaire@akronlibrary.org

St. Thomas Hospital Women's Board Brunch and Browse

When: Nov. 10, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Where: St. Thomas Hospital O'Neil Room, 444 N. Main St.

Cost: Free

Features: Hand-crafted holiday items and baked goods. Brunch for $12 for adults, children 6-12 $7, children 5 and younger free.

Contact: Chris Tawney, 330-699-6929


32nd Nutcracker Sweets Fine arts & Crafts festival

When: Oct. 18, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., and Oct. 19, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Where: The Church in Aurora, 146 S. Chillicothe Road

Cost: $5; children under 12 free

Features: Homemade food. Not handicapped accessible. No strollers or pets.

Contact: Muriel French, 330-562-3352

Holiday Bazaar at Independence Village

When: Nov. 3, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Where: Independence Village of Aurora, 505 S. Chillicothe Road

Cost: Free

Features: Homemade crafts, baked items, home party vendors, kettle corn and more.

Contact: Allison Tucker, 330-562-1750


42nd annual Christkindl Markt

When: Canton Cultural Center for the Arts, 1001 Market Ave., North

Where: Nov. 8, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Nov. 9, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; and Nov. 10, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Features: Juried fine arts and fine crafts show. Works range from glass and ceramic sculpture to jewelry, photography, paintings, holiday items and more. Christkindl Caf & Markt Bistro. Sponsored by the Canton Fine Arts Associates to benefit the Canton Museum of Art.


Czech Cultural Center of Sokol Greater Cleveland Annual Holiday Fair

When: Oct. 26, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Where: Historic Bohemian National Hall, 4939 Broadway Ave.

Cost: Free

Features: Imported Czech and Slovak items for sale (garnet jewelry, ornaments, books, crystal, and more) and traditional Czech holiday foods for sale (homemade baked goods, frozen dumplings, frozen strudel, Czech beer, and more). Dinners will be available in the dining room.

Contact: 440-237-4114

Cuyahoga Falls

Falls Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star Craft Show

When: Oct. 12, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Where: Cuyahoga Falls Masonic Center, 2307 Sackett Ave.

Cost: Free

Features: Local artists and vendors will have many types of items available for sale. Lunch will be available.

Contact: Bev Schaber, 330-962-0293

Craft and

Rummage Sale

When: Oct. 12, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Where: Bailey Road Christian Church, 3200 Bailey Road

Cost: None

Features: Variety of handmade crafts, rummage sale items, also Miche, Mary Kay and Tastefully Simple

Contact: Susan, 330-929-2527

WOTM 686 Third Annual Craft Show

When: Nov. 2, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Where: Cuyahoga Falls Moose Lodge, 4444 State Road

Features: Crafters needed. Tables are $20 for no electric, $25 for electric.

Contact: 330-388-6902, or craft686@yahoo.com

Broadman Baptist Church Christmas Bazaar & Craft Show

When: Nov. 8, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., and Nov. 9, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Where: Broadman Baptist Church, 350 E. Bath Road

Cost: Free, donations appreciated

Features: homemade, handcrafted items, canning, baked goods, gifts

Contact: Broadman Baptist Church, 330-923-6127

Falls Cancer Club Holiday Bazaar

When: Nov. 9, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Where: First Christian Church, 2253 Third St.

Cost: Free

Features: Vendors, bake sale, luncheon from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Contact: Falls cancer Club. 330-929-2796

Holiday Treasures

When: Nov. 16, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Where: Craft Shoppe, Quirk Cultural Center, 1201 Grant Ave.

Cost: Free

Features: Handmade items by local crafters. Jewelry, towels, aprons, quilts, baby items, flowers, wood crafts and more.

Contact: Mitzi, 330-971-8425

CVCA Christmas Fair

When: Nov. 16, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Where: Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy, 4687 Wyoga Lake Road

Cost: $2 adults, 12 and under free

Features: Includes more than 50 artisans and vendors. Lunch, snacks and baked good also are available.

Contact: obeirne@cvcaroyals.org


Avant-Garde Art & Craft Show

When: Oct. 19-20, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Where: St. George's Fellowship Center at 3204 Ridgewood Road

Cost: $3; children under 12 free

Features: Include nearly 100 artists and crafters selling their original items. Customers can look forward to handmade jewelry and accessories, hand dipped candles, Ohio pride baby clothes, one of a kind artwork, and much more.

Contact: www.avantgardeshows.com

Franklin Township

Happy Day School Silent Auction and Craft Show,

When: Oct. 19, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Where: Happy Day School, 2500 Brady Lake Road

Cost: Free

Features: Themed baskets, gift certificates, holiday crafts, jewelry, and several vendors and concessions. Sponsored by the Parent Council for Portage County Developmental Disabilities.


Eighth Annual 'What's Cooking?' Fundraiser

When: Nov. 3, noon-4 p.m.

Where: six Hudson homes (addresses provided with purchase of a ticket)

Cost: $45

Features: Proceeds benefit charity. Includes a home and culinary tour of six homes, six chefs and six florists. Chefs will give food samples.

Contact: Kathy Soltesz, 330-425-9575


Art in the Carriage House

When: Oct. 20, 2-5 p.m.

Where: 1102 N. Mantua St.

Features: Artwork of the late Kent State University Professor Peter A. Slusarski and his students. Pottery, ceramic sculpture/ornaments, mixed media paintings.

13th annual

RHS Craft Show

When: Nov. 2, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Where: Theodore Roosevelt High School cafeteria, 1400 N. Mantua St.

Cost: $1

Features: Raffle baskets, concession stand, free kids craft area. Admission is; parking is free. Sponsored by the Cosmetology and Health Careers Programs.


Portage Faith United Methodist Women's Craft Fair

When: Nov. 2, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Where: Portage Faith United Methodist Church, 9922 State Route 44

Cost: Free

Features: Holiday items, crafts, gift baskets, baked goods, fresh homemade soups, noodles, a light lunch and more.

St. Joseph's Garden Club's 29th annual Christmas Boutique

When: Nov. 10, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Where: St. Joseph's Hughes Hall, 11045 St. Joseph Blvd.

Features: Handcrafted items, breakfast and lunch served, door prizes, free admission and parking.

Contact: Marlene Hornyak, 330-274-8145, or St. Joseph's, 330-274-2253

Munroe Falls

Twin Falls VMW Holiday Craft Show

When: Oct. 19, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Where: 60 N. River Road

Cost: Free

Features: Handmade crafts, bake sale and lunch.


Helping Hands Holiday Craft Show

When: Nov. 2, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Where: St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 5451 S. Cleveland-Massillon Road

Cost: Free

Features: Scented candles, crocheted items, baked goods, and other holiday gift items.

Contact: Claudia Labbe, 330-784-2576


Holiday Craft

& Gift Show

When: Oct. 17, 4-8 p.m.; Oct. 18, 9 a.m.-8:30 p.m.; and Oct. 19, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Where: Portage County Gardener's Center, 5154 S. Prospect St.

Cost: $5 on Thursday, $1 on Friday and Saturday

Features: Handcrafted items, personal decor, baby and children's items, gourmet food items, bulbs and mums.

Contact: Helena Parry, 330-673-0577

Auxiliary of Robinson Memorial Hospital's 22nd annual

Craft Fair

When: Oct. 18, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Where: Robinson Memorial Hospital, 6847 N. Chestnut St.

Cost: Free

Features: Forty crafters offering many different items including maple syrup products from Goodell's Maple Syrup Farm in Mantua, jewelry, holiday decorations, machine embroidered items, crocheted and knitted items, baked goods, and candies, and a visit from the dogs of Love on a Leash. Two baskets of samples from every vendor will be raffled.

Happy Day School Silent Auction and Craft Show

When: Oct. 19, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Where: Happy Day School, 2500 Brady Lake Road

Cost: Free

Features: Themed baskets, gift certificates, holiday crafts, jewelry and vendors. Also includes raffles, concessions and a Kid's Korner.

St. Paul Lutheran Church's third annual craft show and apple butter festival

When: Oct. 19, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Where: St. Paul Lutheran Church, 170 N. Freedom St.

Features: Vendors inside and apple butter making outside. Interested vendors should call Debbie Benedict at 330-325-8652.

2013 Turkey Dinner and Bazaar

When: Oct. 26. Bazaar from noon-7 p.m. Turkey dinner orders taken from 9 a.m.-noon or until 225 orders have been taken

Where: Edinburg United Church, 4081 Rock Spring Road

Cost: dinners $10 for adults and $5 for children 6-12, free for children 5 and younger

Features: Homemade baked goods, chocolate candies, hand-crafted items, canned goods, gift baskets, raffles, and more. For table space, call Genny Pavlick at 330-780-6784.

Christmas in the Woods, Maplewood Career Center

When: Nov. 8, 5-9 p.m., and Nov. 9, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Where: 7075 S.R. 88

Features: Handcrafted items, baked goods, fall and winter decorations. More than 160 vendors.


Portage County Gardeners' Holiday Craft and Gift Show

When: Oct. 17, 4-8 p.m., and Oct. 18, 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Oct. 19, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Where: Portage County Gardeners' Center, 5154 S. Prospect St.

Features: Handcrafted holiday items, home decor, baby items, gift baskets, gourmet mixes and jams, mums, bulbs, baked goods.

St. Peter Historical Church Preservation

When: Nov. 2, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Where: St. Peter of the Fields Church, 3487 Old Forge Road

Features: Quilt show, demonstration, quilt raffle and silent auction. Lecture at 2 p.m.

Contact: To show or sell a quilt, call 330-325-7032

Altar and Rosary Society's Harvest Bazaar

When: Nov. 2, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Where: St. Peter of the Fields Church, 3487 Old Forge Road

Features: More than 35 tables of crafters and vendors. Soup, sandwich, dessert lunch. Quilt show, book sale, Santa visits. Part of the "Build a Snowman" event.

Shaker Heights

Laurel School's 9th Annual Artisan Bazaar

When: Dec. 7, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.; and Dec. 8, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Where: Laurel School, 1 Lyman Circle

Cost: $3; children free

Features: Beautifully handcrafted works of art by Northeast Ohio artisans.

Contact: Kimberly Lobe, kLobe@LaurelSchool.org


Portage Faith United Methodist Women's Craft Fair

When: Nov. 2, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Where: Portage Faith United Methodist Church, 9922 S.R. 44

Features: Holiday items, crafts, gift baskets, baked goods, fresh homemade soups, frozen vegetable beef soup, homemade noodles, light lunch and more.


4C's craft fair

When: Nov. 9, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Where: Shalersville Town Hall, S.R. 44 at S.R. 303

Features: Area crafters, homemade lunch items and pies for sale, door prizes and grand prize. Quilt raffle. Sponsored by Crestwood 4C's Food Cupboard.


Shop for the Cure

When: Oct. 19, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Where: On Tap Grille, 4396 Kent Road

Cost: Free

Features: First 25 shoppers receive gift bags and door prizes are awarded every half hour. A portion of all sales will be donated to the American Cancer Society for Breast Cancer. Vendors include Research from PartyLite, Miche Bags, Premier Designs, Creative Memories, Tupperware, Pamper Chef, Mary Kay, 31 Gifts, Tastefully Simple. Massages by Gaven Salon.

Christmastime in Stow Craft Show

When: Nov. 2, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Where: 4880 Fishcreek Road

Cost: Free

Features: Hand-crafted items, bake sale, lunch

Contact: 330-689-0465


Rummage Sale

When: Nov. 9, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Where: Stow-Kent Shopping Plaza, 4301 Kent Road

Features: Used and new household items are donated to the rummage sale, and 100% of sale proceeds go directly to help rescue and find forever homes for abused, abandoned and neglected animals living in the shelter. Donations are also accepted at Tucker Supply, 2800 Second St. in Cuyahoga Falls, Monday-Friday from 9 a.m.-3 p.m., and at the Stow-Kent Shopping Center every Saturday & Sunday in. October, 10 a.m. -2 p.m.

Contact: www.summithumane.org, or email Jackie Zavodney at jzavodney@summithumane.org


Falling Leaves Craft Fair

When: Oct. 19, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Where: Tallmadge United Methodist Church, 207 N. Munroe Road

Cost: Free

Features: Crafts, Homemade babed goods and candy, jewelry, Scentsy Candles, 18" doll clothes, knitted and crocheted items etc., as well as lunch with homemade soups and more.

Kairos Kraft Fair

When: Nov. 2, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Where: Tallmadge Alliance Church, 1155 East Ave.

Features: Breakfast and lunch counter, and drawings.

Holiday Craft Bazaar

When: Nov. 9, 10a.m.-4p.m.

Where: Our Lady of Victory Church, 73 North Ave.

Cost: Free

Features: First prize raffle $700, 26 crafters, bake sale, lunch (homemade soups, breads, pies). New and nearly new tables, sale of many themed gift baskets.

Contact: 330-633-3637

Tallmadge Blue Devil Peddler Show

When: Nov. 16, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Where: Tallmadge High School gymnasium, 140 N. Munroe

Cost: Free

Features: Crafters, vendors and school organizations. Proceeds support the THS PTSA Scholarship Fund.

American elite

craft show

When: Nov. 16, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Where: 81 Northwest Ave.

Features: Crafters needed, up to 65 craft vendors. Cost is $30 for an 8-foot space.