All Saints Parish, Brunswick
Wreath sale at Cheverus Hall, Newcastle - The Shamrocks of St. Patrick Church in Newcastle are selling traditional, double-sided Christmas wreaths. Order before November 7 by calling 207.832.4709. The wreaths, which cost $20, can be picked up in Cheverus Hall, next to the church, following the 4 p.m. Mass on November 21 and after the 11 a.m. Mass on November 22.
Holy Savior Parish, Rumford
The Parish of the Holy Savior will be having a “walk-thru” Christmas fair on Saturday, November 21, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the hall of St. Athanasius and St. John Church on 126 Maine Avenue. The fair will feature wreaths, crafts, goods and many raffles for items like oil, a gas fire pit, wood pellets, 43’ Smart TV, and much more. A takeout hot turkey sandwich luncheon will be available as well. For more information, call the rectory at (207) 364-4556.
Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish, Auburn
Wreath sale at St. Philip Church, Auburn - This year's Christmas by the Lake Fair at St. Philip Church, 2365 Turner Road in Auburn, will feature beautifully decorated Christmas wreaths and baskets, made with fresh greens. They will be for sale outside the church on Saturday, November 21, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish, Windham
European Christmas Bazaar - Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish in Windham will host a European-style Christmas bazaar on Friday, December 4, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday, December 5, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. The outdoor bazaar will feature Bavarian and Italian food to take out, Christmas trees and beautifully decorated Christmas wreaths, baked goods and pie booths, designer gift baskets, s’mores kits and a fire pit for toasting, a Christmas shoppe, and raffle items. On Saturday, there will also be live music and a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus. Booths will be spread out through the grounds of the church, located at 919 Roosevelt Trail, to allow for social distancing. Masks will be required.
Parish of the Ascension of the Lord, Kittery
Virtual Fairs - The Parish of the Ascension of the Lord’s three Christmas fairs will be held online this year. The St. Raphael fair will be held November 8-14, the St. Christopher Holiday Faire will be November 15-21, and the Our Lady of the Angels fair will be November 22-28. All start Sunday at 9 a.m. and conclude Saturday at 8 p.m. The fairs will feature items for sale, silent auction items, and raffles for special prizes. Visit www.pal-me.org to find links to the fairs.
St. Anthony of Padua Parish, Westbrook
Outdoor Christmas Fair at St. Hyacinth Church, Westbrook - St. Anthony of Padua Parish in Westbrook will hold an outdoor Christmas fair on Saturday, November 7, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. Hyacinth Church, 268 Brown Street. The fair will feature baked goods and other food, books, knitted items, jewelry, a white elephant table, and a money raffle.
St. Michael Parish, Augusta
Virtual Christmas Fair at St. Michael School, Augusta - St. Michael School will host an online Christmas fair. More information will be released in the coming weeks. To participate, contact Danielle Pickrell@portlanddiocese.org.
St. Paul the Apostle Parish, Bangor
The Women’s Council of St. Paul the Apostle Parish in Bangor is sponsoring a live and silent auction on Tuesday, December 8, at 1 p.m. in the hall of St. John Church, 217 York Street in Bangor. Proceeds from the auction will benefit parish ministries.