CLEVELAND, Ohio — Craving some Christmas crafts? Holiday bazaars are starting to get shoppers into the holiday spirit on the West Side of Cleveland and in the western suburbs.
Check out the list of what’s happening when.
SATURDAY, OCT. 24
Assumption Parish, 9183 Broadview Road, Broadview Heights. Assumption Church Altar & Rosary Society 35th Holiday Treasures Craft Fair. Lunch available. 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 24. Free. 440-305-1306 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
St. Adalbert’s Keller Center, 66 Adalbert Street, Berea. St. Adalbert Sanctuary Guild’s Holiday Craft Fair. The 18th annual event features oil paintings, jewelry, candy, woodcrafts, photography, Christmas and Halloween decorations, a large selection of quilted, crocheted and knitted items, as well as a bake sale and raffle. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 24. Free.
St. Mary’s Polish National Catholic Church, 5375 Broadview Road, Parma. St. Mary’s P.N.C.C Craft Fair/Rummage Sale. Craft fair in the upper hall, rummage sale and refreshments in the lower hall. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 24. Free. 216-409-4254.
Concordia Lutheran Church, 6705 Brecksville Road, Independence. Concordia Fall Bazaar. The bazaar features a café, crafts, bakeshop and supervised fall craft project for children. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 24. Free. 216 524-2188 or concordialcms.biz.
SATURDAY, OCT. 31
St. Michael’s Woodside, 5025 E. Mill Road, Broadview Heights. St. Michael’s Woodside Craft Fair. Arts, crafts, baked goods and pierogies for sale. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 31. Free. 440-526-7084 or email@example.com.
SUNDAY, NOV. 1
Avenbury Lakes Lodge, 35400 Middleton, Avon. Craft Show. Avonbury Lakes Lodge will have handmade jewelry, cards, assorted sewing projects, quilts, baked goods and more. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 1. Free.
Mary Queen of Peace Catholic Parish, 4423 Pearl Road, Cleveland. Mary Queen of Peace Christmas Craft Show. More than 40 vendors selling one-of-a-kind gift items, as well as tins of Christmas cookies and homemade pierogies to take home. Chili and kielbasa sandwiches offered. 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Nov. 1. Free. 216-749-2323 or maryqop.org.
TUESDAY, NOV. 3
Clague Road United Church of Christ, 3650 Clague Road, North Olmsted. Annual Craft, Candy and Bake Sale. Holiday and everyday crafts, homemade baked goodies and a variety of chocolate candy. 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Nov. 3. Free. 440-734-1040.
FRIDAY, NOV. 6
Rocky River Senior Center, 21014 Hilliard Blvd., Rocky River. Harvest Holiday Craft & Quilt Show. Area artisans and crafters offer a unique blend of art, crafts, collectables, gifts, antiques and quilts. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 6. Admission is $3; children under 12 years old are free. 440-333-6660.
SATURDAY, NOV. 7
Christ United Methodist Church, 3625 West 138 St. at Lorain Avenue, Cleveland. Christ United Methodist Craft and Fun Fair. Great selection of holiday items, handmade crafts and baked goods, as well as raffle and lunch and snacks available. 9 a.m. Nov. 7. Free. 216-671-2600 or christumc.com.
Franklin Circle Christian Church, 1688 Fulton Road, Cleveland. Holiday Craft Fair. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 7. Free. 216-781-8232 or FranklinCircleChurch.org.
John Knox Presbyterian Church, 25200 Lorain Road, North Olmsted. John Knox Holiday Boutique and Scholastic Book Fair. The fourth annual event features over 70 local artists, crafters & vendors, concessions and raffle. Proceeds benefit John Knox Preschool. 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 7. Admission is $1 or one non-perishable food item. 440-777-5878 or johnknoxpc.org.
Ss. Joseph and John School, 12580 Pearl Road, Strongsville. 16th Annual Fall Into Christmas Craft Fair. Over 100 crafters are uniting to bring you hand-crafted specialty items. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 7. Free. 440-268-0915 or sjjschool.org.
St. Bernadette Parish, 2300 Clague Road, Westlake. St. Bernadette Holiday Mart. The seventh annual event features local artists, boutiques, Barrio Food Truck, entertainment and more. 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 7. Donation at the door. 440-734-7717 or stbern.net.
St. Mary Byzantine Catholic School, 4600 State Road, Cleveland. St. Mary Byzantine Catholic School Craft Fair. Up to 60 local crafters & direct sales booths featuring baked goods, fashion and home decor. Lunch offered. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 7. Free. 216-570-8201 or northcoastpromo.com.
Westlake High School, 27830 Hilliard Blvd., Westlake. Basket of Treasures. The 26th annual craft show. 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Nov. 7. Admission is $3. 440-250-5561 or westlakejuniorwomensclub.com.
SUNDAY, NOV. 8
St. Elias Church, 8023 Memphis Ave., Brooklyn. 7th Annual St. Elias Fall Craft Fair. Up to 50 local crafters and direct sales booths. Good ethnic foods for eat-in or take-out. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 8. Free. 216-570-8201 or northcoastpromo.com.
Youth Challenge, 800 Sharon Drive, Westlake. Holiday Gift Bazaar. Jewelry, home décor, a 50/50 raffle and gift baskets. All raffle proceeds will support Youth Challenge programs. Admission includes a drink ticket, light appetizers and a raffle ticket. 1-5 p.m. Nov. 8. Admission is $5. 440-892-1001 or youthchallengesports.com.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 11
LaCentre Conference and Banquet Center, 25777 Detroit Road, Westlake. Mrs. Claus’ Closet. A 45-year tradition for the finest hand crafted gift items for everyone on your list. Charity preview, “A Peek in the Closet” Tuesday night benefits Kidney Foundation of Ohio. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Nov. 11. Admission is $5. 440-250-2000 or http://mrsclauscloset.com.
FRIDAY, NOV. 13
Seville United Methodist Church, 74 W. Main St., Seville. Holiday Bazaar. Crafts, food and decorations available. All proceeds go to mission work. Lunch served 11 a.m.-1 p.m. 10 a.m. Nov. 13. Free. 330-769-2836.
FRIDAY, NOV. 13 – SATURDAY, NOV. 14
United Methodist Church of Berea, 170 Seminary St., Berea. UMW Fall Harvest Event and Dinner. Fall Craft Show Swiss Steak Dinner 5-7:30 p.m. Nov. 13 supports the SCAN Hunger Center Berea Community Meal. Craft show 3-8 p.m. Nov. 13; 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 14. Admission is $1 or a canned food item. 440-234-3525 or umcb.org.
SATURDAY, NOV. 14
Brunswick United Methodist Church, 1395 Pearl Road, Brunswick. 5th Annual Brunswick United Methodist Church Craft Fair. Up to 40 local crafters and direct sales booths. Lunch available. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 14. Free. 2165708201 or northcoastpromo.com.
Elyria Catholic High School, 725 Gulf Road, Elyria. Elyria Catholic High School Band Holiday Craft Show and Bazaar. Over 70 vendors featured, as well as lunch, raffle prizes, 50/50 raffle. a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 14. Admission is $2; children under 10 free. 440-288-8034 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Grace Presbyterian Church, 1659 Rosewood Ave., Lakewood. Vendor & Craft Fair. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 14. Free. 216-228-6060 or gracelakewood.org.
Granger United Methodist Church, 1235 Granger Road, Medina. Granger UMW Country Bazaar & Bake Sale. Items include baked goods, crafts, silent auction baskets, homemade candy, jams/jellies, homemade cranberry relish, plus a “New to You” room. Nov. 14. 330-239-2396 or grangerumc.org.
Olmsted Community Center, 8170 Mapleway Drive, Olmsted Falls. Holiday Home & Craft Shoppe. The sixth annual event includes jewelry, scarves, floral displays, food, carvings, sea glass and fashion. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 14. Free. 440-427-1599 or olmstedcc.com.
Parma Moose Lodge, 7010 Broadview Road, Parma. Crafters/Vendors show. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 14. Free. 216-524-2182.
St. Vincent De Paul Church, 13400 Lorain Road, Cleveland. 2015 Holiday Extravaganza. Includes 50/50 raffle, door prizes and food. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 14. (216) 316-7814 or email@example.com.
The Gardens at Westlake, 27569 Detroit Road, Westlake. Craft Fair at the Gardens. Handcrafted items include jewelry, quilts, dolls, woodworking and decor. Door prizes and food offered. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 14. Free. 440-892-9777.
SATURDAY, NOV. 14 – SUNDAY, NOV. 15
Rocky River Memorial Hall, 21016 Hilliard Blvd., Rocky River. 2015 Rocky River Fall Avant-Garde Art & Craft Show. A portion of proceeds will benefit local non-profit Project Night Night. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 14, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 15. Admission is $3; children under 12 are free. 440-227-8794 or avantgardeshows.com.
St. Ambrose Parish, 929 Pearl Road, Brunswick. St.Ambrose Women’s Guild 2015 Christmas Boutique. Crafts, bake sale and lunch. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Nov. 14, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 15. Free. 330-460-7300 or stambrose.us.
St. Mel Church, 14436 Triskett Road, Cleveland. St Mel Holiday Boutique. Crafts, bake sale, raffles, nut and candy sale and a cafe featuring stuffed cabbage and Italian sausage and meatball sandwiches. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Nov. 14, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 15. Free. 216-219-1266 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
TUESDAY, NOV. 17 – WEDNESDAY, NOV. 18
UH Parma Medical Center Auditorium, 7007 Powers Boulevard, Parma. Gallery of Gifts. Handcrafted jewelry, homemade breads and pastries, holiday decor items, potpourri, herbal items, canvas pictures, handmade soaps and bath and body items, pet products and pottery. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Nov. 17, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 18. Free. 440-743-4202 or UHhospitals.org/parma.
SATURDAY, NOV. 21
North Royalton High School, 14713 Ridge Road, North Royalton. North Royalton High School PTA Holiday Craft fair. Lunch available, with large crafter’s raffle. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 21. Admission is $2; seniors and students are $1. 440-546-9111 or email@example.com.
Our Lady of Angels Church, Linus Hall, 3644 Rocky River Drive, Cleveland. Our Lady of Angels Guild Holiday Craft Boutique. Over 50 booths of homecrafted holiday items, plus raffles. Lunch offered. 10 a.m. Nov. 21. Free. 216-252-2332 or olangels.org.
St Emilian Byzantine Catholic Church, 1231 Substation Road, Brunswick. Holiday/Craft Fair. Nut, poppyseed and apricot rolls, chicken Paprikash, noodles and cabbage, stuffed cabbage, homemade cookies and more. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 21. 330-225-9857 or stemilian.com.
VFW Post 9340, 25742 Royalton Road, Columbia Station. Holiday Craft Bazaar. Photographer offering on-site mini photo sessions. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 21. Free. https://facebook.com/events737-992-3027162/.
SATURDAY, NOV. 21 – SUNDAY, NOV. 22
Holy Spirit Byzantine Catholic Church, 5500 West 54th St., Parma. 9th Annual Holy Spirit Byzantine Catholic Church Craft Fair. More than 50 local craft booths, plus baked goods and European food. Raffles for prizes too. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 21, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 22. Free. 216-570-8201 or northcoastpromo.com.
Medina High School, 777 E. Union Street, Medina. Christmas Around the World. More than 60 booths of handmade crafts, plus the Candlelight Walk.. Nov. 21-22. $4. 330-421-2621 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rocky River Memorial Hall, 21016 Hilliard Blvd., Rocky River. 2015 Rocky River Fall Bump to Bows — A Mommy Boutique Show. A variety of handmade artisan baby and children’s items. A portion of proceeds from the event will be donated to The American Heart Association to benefit children with congenital heart defects. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 21, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 22. Free. bumptobowsshows.com.
SATURDAY, NOV. 28
Rocky River Civic Center, 21012 Hilliard Blvd., Rocky River. Angels on the Avenue Craft & Vendor Fair. Raise money for the residents of St. Augustine Health Campus, with 35 plus vendors, raffle, food, baked goods and kiddie corner. Noon-4 p.m. Nov. 28.
St. Mary Magdalene Byzantine Catholic Church, 5390 West 220th St., Fairview Park. St. Mary Magdalene Byzantine Church Winter Craft Fair. Eighth annual event includes 90 local crafters, baked goods, European foods and raffle prizes. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 28. Free. 216-570-8201 or northcoastpromo.com.
SUNDAY, NOV. 29
Padua Franciscan High School, 6740 State Road, Parma. Padua Franciscan High School Music Association Craft Fair. Over 100 vendors, plus raffles and food. All proceeds benefit the Padua Music Association. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 29. Admission is $1; those over 65 and kids under 12 free. 440-845-2444 or paduafranciscan.com.
St Columbkille Elementary School, 6740 Broadview Road, Parma. St Columbkille Craft Show. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 29. Free.
FRIDAY, DEC. 4
Mercy Allen Hospital, 200 W. Lorain St., Oberlin. Mercy Allen Auxiliary Holiday Craft Show. Event includes poinsettia and raffles. 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 4. Free. 440-775-9116.
SATURDAY, DEC. 5
Avon Lake High School, Memorial Stadium, 175 Avon-Belden Road, Avon Lake. Christmas By-The -Lake Craft Show. More than 90 vendors, plus concessions. Proceeds benefit Avon Lake High School PTA. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 5. Admission is $3; children 10 and under are free. 440-930-2123.
SUNDAY, DEC. 6
St. Vladimir Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral, 5913 State Road, Parma. St. Vladimir Christmas Craft Fair. Homemade crafts, stuffed cabbage, pierogies and our famous lemon squares. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 6. Free. 216-642-9355 or stvladimir.org.
SATURDAY, DEC. 12
Bethany Lutheran Church and School, 6041 Ridge Road, Parma. Bethany Christmas Craft Fair. More than 45 booths including wood crafts, crochet and knitting, paintings, candles and baked goods. Lunch available. Proceeds benefit church youth events. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 12. Free. 440-884-1230 or bethanyparma.org.
Brook Park Recreation Center, 17400 Holland Road, Brook Park. Brook Park Rec Center 8th Annual Holiday Craft Show. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 12. Free. 216-322-4625.
Brunswick High School Complex, Ohio 303 and Pearl Road, Brunswick. Homespun “Holly” Day Craft and Gift Fair. Approximately 100 craft tables, plus refreshments and raffle. Proceeds benefit the Special Education Job Club. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 12. Free. 330-273-0491, ext.t121 or bcsoh.org.
Independence Village of Avon Lake, 345 Lear Road, Avon Lake. Independence Village of Avon Lake Holiday Craft Show. Proceeds benefit National Honors Society Scholarship for students at Avon Lake High School. A complimentary hot dog lunch will be served at noon. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 12. Admission is $1. 440-930-7100 or http://independencevillages.com/avon-lake-oh/.
Pilgrim Congregational United Church of Christ, 2592 West 14th St, Cleveland. 2015 Holiday Peace Festival and Bazaar. A gathering of Cleveland peace and justice organizations features local artists, bake sale and lunch of homemade soups and sandwiches 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 12. Free. 216-231-4245 or pilgrimalive.org.
VFW Post 9340, 25742 Royalton Road, Columbia Station. ‘Tis the Season. About 35 local crafters and vendors. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 12. Free. https://facebook.com/events163-365-53198869/.
SATURDAY, DEC. 12 – SUNDAY, DEC. 13
St. John Byzantine Catholic Cathedral, 1900 Carlton Road, Parma. 11th Annual Saint Nick Show. 200 local artists on two floors, plus European foods. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 12, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 13. Free. 216-570-8201 or northcoastpromo.com.
SATURDAY, DEC. 19 – SUNDAY, DEC. 20
Strongsville Ernfelt Recreation Center Cultural Center, 18100 Royalton, Strongsville. 2015 Strongsville winter Bump to Bows — a Mommy Boutique. A portion of proceeds from the event will be donated to UCP of Greater Cleveland for the annual St. Peter Chanel Christmas Party. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 19, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 20. 440-238-9564.