November

ROXY ANN GRANGE holiday craft fair and bazaar: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Nov. 7 and 8, at the Grange Hall, corner of Springs Street and Valley View, Medford. Variety of handmade and handcrafted items. There will be wooden crafts (including furniture), baked food, jams, jellies, ornaments, jewelry, knitted and crocheted items, dog and doll clothes and more. Spinning demonstration Friday. Lunch available (homemade). Admission free. Call 664-4665 or 826-5796

FIRST CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE 14th annual country Christmas holiday bazaar: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Nov. 7, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Nov. 8, at the church, 1974 E. McAndrews Road, Medford. Admission $1 (17 and older). More than 65 crafters and artisans. Bake sale and live music. Lunch and dinner available. Vendor questions, call Kathy at 245-3099.

TABLE ROCK MOBILE VILLAGE holiday bazaar: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Nov. 7 and 8, at the clubhouse, 2385 Table Rock Road, Medford. You will see a wonderful knitting section, hats for the entire family and friends, made by "Hats by Hand." Other crafters welcome. Free tables available. Call Sharma Johnson at 531-7514. Leave a message. Table-arrangements signup sheet can be found in the office. First sign, first serve.

TALENT FRIENDS WOMEN annual Christmas bazaar and baked-food sale: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Nov. 8, at the Talent Friends Church, 50 Talent Ave. Vegetable beef soup with French bread, homemade pies, fresh-baked breads, cookies, lots of handcrafted items and a bargain basement. Call 535-1169 or 535-3792.

JACKSON COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS AND EXPO annual holiday market: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Nov. 8, in the Olsrud Building, 1 Peninger Road, Central Point. More than 40 local crafters and artists featuring an array of handmade and seasonal items. Food available. Call Lori at 830-0448.

ASPENS ON THE CREEK MOBILE HOME PARK free holiday bazaar: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Nov. 8, at the clubhouse, 2252 Table Rock Road, Medford. Treasures from the attic, antiques and collectibles, Christmas decorations, crocheted baby blankets, cat blankets, homemade doilies, bears, stocking caps, aprons, pot holders, bell collection, scented candles, books, plants, jewelry, videos, cookbooks, craft supplies, fabric and sewing supplies, baskets, wood crafts, homemade candy, cinnamon rolls, bars and candied walnuts.

GOODWILL'S 4th annual holiday bazaar: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Nov. 8, at 605 N. Fir St., Medford, across the street from Goodwill's main office. Buy holiday and home decor, antiques and collectibles, furniture and one-of-a-kind handcrafted items. Call Erin Williams at 772-3300 or e-mail Goodwill at info@sogoodwill.org.

BEAR LAKE MOBILE ESTATE holiday bazaar: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Nov. 8, at the clubhouse, exit 24 across from McDonalds on Luman Road, Phoenix. Several tables of handmade towels, doilies, rag dolls, jewelry, T-shirts and more. Call Evelin at 535-5786.

CREEKSIDE ESTATES craft fair: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Nov. 8, at the Creekside clubhouse, 4601 S. Pacific Highway, Phoenix. Creekside Ladies will offer an assortment of handmade items, such as baby slings, purses, walker caddies, magnetic jewelry, hand-beaded jewelry, countrywide photo cards, stress dolls, detailed birdhouses, quilt patchwork, aprons, hotpads, bookmarks, handmade greeting cards, overstocked books, home-baked pastries, breads and candies. Admission free. Call Rita Rocha at 535-7260.

SOUTHERN OREGON WOMEN'S HOME-BASED BUSINESS holiday bazaar: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Nov. 8, at Community Bible Church, 500 N. 10th St., Central Point. More than 10 vendors offering unique holiday gift ideas from local home-based businesses. Everything you'll see is offered only here, not available in stores. Products include baby products (clothing, cloth diapers and more), beauty supplies, candies, family board games, health and wellness products, home decor, make-up, jewelry and kitchen aids. Call Hope at 324-3040 or Amy at 664-2854.

GLORIA DEI LUTHERAN CHURCH 2nd annual Christmas bazaar and soup luncheon: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Nov. 8, at 645 N. 10th St., Central Point. The event will be hosted by Gloria Dei's Adult and Teen Lutheran Women's Missionary League, featuring homemade holiday items and gifts, plus a soup-and-sandwich lunch to raise money to fund mission projects in 2009. Admission free. Lunch is $3 per person. Call 664-3724 for information.

CENTRAL POINT GRANGE No. 698 community bazaar and craft fair: noon to 5 p.m., Nov. 14, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Nov. 15, at 436 E. Pine St., Central Point. There will be gifts, crafts, baked goods and quilts. The Presbyterian Church ladies will offer lunch on Saturday. Admission free. Call Maureen at 897-0086 evenings.

LIVING WATERS CHURCH Christmas bazaar: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Nov. 14, and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Nov. 15, at 2200 Roberts Road, Medford. All vendors welcome. Booths available. Call Robyn at 535-5056 or Rebecca 826-6615.

THE WOMEN OF THE FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH OF ASHLAND annual holiday faire: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Nov. 14, and 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Nov. 15, in Wesley Hall on Laurel Street behind the church, 175 N. Main St., Ashland. Lunch served both days from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Homemade pie or cake is included in the $8 lunch price or available separately. Featuring decorated Christmas trees, homemade goodies, "Grandma's Attic" and many other items. Admission free. Proceeds go primarily to mission projects locally and around the world. Call Beth at 512-0431.

WOMEN FOR CASCADE annual holiday bazaar: 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Nov. 14 and 15, in the Fireside Room at West Main Church of Christ, 1701 W. Main St. (one block west of Columbus Avenue), Medford. Handcrafted holiday decorations and gifts, baked goods and holiday treats, elegant white elephants, our famous bean soup mix. All proceeds go to scholarships at Cascade College in Portland. Call 621-8136.

ANNIE'S BAZAAR: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Nov. 14 and 15, at Fruitdale Grange, corner of Rogue River Highway and Parkdale, Grants Pass. New and used items, bargains for all Princess House, home interiors, Thomas Kincaids, great Christmas gifts, home-baked goods. Serving lunch, pies, cakes, homemade candy and cookies. Call Annie at 476-2303.

TRINITY EPISCOPAL CHURCH annual bazaar: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Nov. 15, at Trinity's Parish Hall, 44 N. Second St., Ashland. Featuring Trinity's famous homemade mincemeat, quilts and comforters of all sizes, baked goods, raffles. Proceeds fund the Sewing Women At Trinity (SWAT), who make and distribute quilts and comforters to local aid agencies. Free admission. Call Chris Amorelli at 488-5620.

CENTRAL POINT SENIOR CENTER holiday craft bazaar: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Nov. 15, at 123 N. Second St., Central Point. Handmade items, Corian cutting boards, coasters and trivets, crocheted dish cloths, pot holders and pot scrubbers, blanket buddies, burp cloths and shopping-cart covers, personalized embroidery items and beaded ornaments. Spaces available for $20. Gift items to be raffled with all proceeds going to remodel the Thrift Store at the center. Admission free. Call 664-4933 or 664-2104.

CRATER ROCK MUSEUM annual Christmas bazaar: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Nov. 15, at 2002 Scenic Ave., Central Point. Lapidary work, plenty of arts and crafts by local artists. Sponsored by the Roxy Ann Gem and Mineral Society. Admission free. Call Catherine Boyd at 664-3848 or Tricia Caulkins at 821-0883.

MEDFORD SENIOR CENTER holiday bazaar: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Nov. 15, at 510 E. Main St. (across from Hawthorne Park). Wide variety of holiday items, crafts and baked goods, including hand-knit items, jewelry, decorator items, quilts, items for children, birdhouses and more. Admission free. A concession stand will be available for snacks and lunch. For table rental and more information call 772-2273.

THE OREGON ASSOCIATION FOR FAMILY AND COMMUNITY EDUCATION annual free holiday bazaar: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Nov. 15, at the Southern Oregon Research and Extension Center auditorium, 569 Hanley Road, Central Point. Handcrafted items, food and baked goods will highlight the event, including Sloppy Joes, soup, hot dogs and beverages. Tables are available for $20. Call Karen Foeller at 772-2647.

LOZIER LANE BAPTIST CHURCH craft bazaar: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Nov. 15, at 794 Lozier Lane, Medford. Handcrafted items, jewelry, ornaments, purses, woodcrafts, candies, signs, beauty products, baked goods and more. Raffle, refreshments and homemade-pie sales benefit youth missions. Booths available for $20. Call Julie Punsuk at 301-8411.

BROOKINGS-HARBOR annual community Christmas bazaar: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Nov. 15, at Azalea Middle School gymnasium and the High School cafeteria, 505 Pacific Ave., Brookings. Hundreds of artisans and crafters will display in both the gym and the cafeteria. The ever-popular Christmas Tree Booth, with wrapped gifts for all ages, is still offering gifts for only $1 each. The famous "Chicken Casserole Lunch" will be served in the cafeteria from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Lunch includes casserole, gelatin salad, rolls, drinks and homemade pies. Lunch is $7 for adults and $4 for children. Sponsored by The Nite Extension Group, with the help of the Sea Gals Extension Group. For booth rental, call Vangie at 541-469-2093 or Diana at 541-469-4809.

MEDFORD MASONIC CENTER craft bazaar: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Nov. 21 and 22, at 975 N. Phoenix Road, Medford. Refreshments will be served both days. Table rentals are $25 per day or $45 both days. Must reserve tables no later than Nov. 12. Call Marge at 772-4195 or Sandy at 773-7041.

FIRST CHURCH OF GOD'S ANNUAL HOLIDAY BAZAAR: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 21 and 22, at 2000 Crater Lake Ave., Medford. Baked goods, cookies, candy, pies and homemade items and crafts. Tables available for $15 for one day or $20 for two days. Call Pam Powell at 826-7050 or Jean Stearns at 776-6918.

LADIES OF THE MEDFORD FRIENDS CHURCH annual holiday bazaar: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Nov. 22, at the church, 525 DeBarr Ave., Medford. Many gifts and baked goods. Lunch will be served. Admission free. Call Phebe at 664-1449.

SACRED HEART CATHOLIC SCHOOL Christmas bazaar: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Nov. 22, and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Nov. 23, at 431 S. Ivy, Medford. There will be 70-plus booths in both the gym and the main building with a little bit of everything. Raffles every hour and food will be available. Admission $1 for adults; children under 12 free. Sunday is senior day. Seniors 55 and older get in for 50 cents. Call Donna Manning at 821-7775.

HIDDEN VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL holiday craft bazaar: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Nov. 22, at Hidden Valley High School Commons, 651 Murphy Creek Road, Grants Pass. Holiday shopping, snacks and much more. Find those special handcrafted gifts for the fall and Christmas. Fundraiser for our drug- and alcohol-free grad nite 2009. Booths available: 5-foot-square table for $20, 8x10-foot space for $30 and 16x20-foot space for $40 (tables not provided). Call Susan Yetter 479-5259 or 660-9860.

ROGUE FEDERAL CREDIT UNION annual employee craft fair: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Nov. 22, at 1370 Center Drive, Medford. Call 858-7328.

LADY LIONESS HOLIDAY BAZAAR: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Nov. 22, at the Butte Falls Community Center, corner of Oak and Main streets. Unique items, a silent auction and lunch will be available. Spaces are available for $10. Call 826-2492.

LITHIA ARTISAN'S MARKET 8th annual Christmas faire: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Nov. 28, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Nov. 29, and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Nov. 30, at the Ashland Armory, corner of Oak and B streets in downtown Ashland. More than 40 booths of fine crafts and art, featuring clay, glass, wood, jewelry, paper, metal, clothing, photography, fine art, textiles, face painting and more. Gourmet food available along with a free kids' activity booth on stage. Live music all weekend and admission free. Call Maria at 488-1040.

THE UNITARIAN CENTER holiday crafts faire: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Nov. 29, at Fourth and C streets, Ashland. Featuring handcrafts only: jewelry, weaving, pottery, glass, sweets, etc. Admission free. Call 488-7954.

December

ROGUE VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER annual employee craft fair: 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., Dec. 2, at 2825 E. Barnett Road, Medford, in the old cafeteria and Carpenter Rooms. More than 40 booths. Pottery, fudge, soap, scarves, ornaments, decorated books, quilts, pillows, jewelry, woodcraft, wire craft, beading, aboriginal instruments, personalized children's books and more. Vendors are employees of Asante Health System. Admission free. Contact Kgilworth@asante.org.

SOUTHERN OREGON UNIVERSITY Winter Festival: noon to 6 p.m., Dec. 5, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Dec. 6, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Dec. 7, in the Stevenson Union at 1250 Siskiyou Blvd. Vendors will sell handmade items only, including some food items. Admission free. Call Terri 552-6462.

FRATERNAL ORDER OF EAGLES annual Christmas bazaar: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Dec. 5 and 6; and 9 a.m. to noon, Dec. 7, at 2000 Table Rock Road, Medford. Christmas items, crafts, baked goods and candy. Due to the annual motorcycle riders' Toy Run on Saturday, bazaar patrons will have to park on the street. Call Judy Kirk at 772-7157.

OREGON SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL craft artisans' holiday fair: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m, Dec. 5; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Dec. 6, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Dec. 7, in the Great Hall at 70 E. Main St., Ashland. Beautiful gifts handcrafted by artisans and invited guests of OSF. Live music and food. Admission is free and donations of canned goods to benefit the Ashland Food Bank are encouraged. Call Krista Johnson at 890-3996 or Heather De Bey at 601-7950.

COUNTRY CRAFT GIRLS old-fashioned Christmas in the country bazaar: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Dec. 5 and 6, at 696 Rockwood Lane, Eagle Point. Take Highway 62, 2.8 miles north of the Eagle Point Wal-Mart, then follow the signs. Handmade vintage fur bears, blankets, soaps, ornaments, rosaries, gifts and decorations for the holidays and year-round. No admission, refreshments served. Donations of non-perishable food items appreciated for St. Vincent DePaul food baskets. Call 826-9166.

BARNETT WOODS RETIREMENT COMMUNITY bazaar: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Dec. 6, at 2979 Barnett Road, Medford. Unusual and unique crafts, refreshments, music, raffle for crafts. Admission free. Fundraiser for Lifespan Respite. Call 779-6943.

THE ROYAL MOBILE ESTATES IN JACKSONVILLE ANNUAL Christmas bazaar: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Dec. 6, in the park's clubhouse, 1055 N. Fifth St. The mobile home park is just inside the Jacksonville city limits, next door to the gas station. Featuring many different crafts, plus homemade pickles and porcelain dolls. Pizza, drinks and desserts will be available. Bazaar tables are restricted to residents only, no outside sellers. Call Patsy Mitchell at 899-9653.

CENTRAL POINT ELEMENTARY PTO Fifth annual Christmas bazaar: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Dec. 6, at the school, 450 S. Fourth St., Central Point. Handcrafted items, baked goods, hourly raffles, silent auction, photographs with Mrs. Claus and music sung by the Central Point Elementary students. Food and refreshments available. Bring a nonperishable food item for the canned food drive and receive a free raffle ticket. Booth space available. Call Tracey at 665-0114.

EAGLE POINT SENIOR CENTER Christmas bazaar: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Dec. 6, at the center, 121 Loto St., Eagle Point. Variety of handcrafted items, jewelry, quilts. Lunch items available. Table reservation is $15. Call Ginny at 826-5409.

EAGLE POINT HIGH SCHOOL holiday craft bazaar and silent auction: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Dec. 6, at Eagle Point High School, 203 N. Platt St., Eagle Point. Holiday music, raffles, auction, holiday gift items by local artists and crafters. Proceeds support the Eagle Point High School speech team. Call Trudy at 830-6621.

ROGUE RIVER COMMUNITY CENTER Christmas craft fair: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Dec. 6, at 132 Broadway St., Rogue River. Handmade gift items, homemade baked goods, along with chile, nachoes and homemade desserts at Santa's Cafe. The Rogue River Community Center's annex building will house Santa's Toy Land with used toys for sale. Our Thrift Store will also be open. Call Sue at 582-0609.

PROSPECT LIONESS CLUB annual Christmas bazaar: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Dec. 6, at the Prospect Community Hall, 305 Red Blanket Road, Prospect. Baked goods, homemade candy, gifts and crafts. Lunch served from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The club is sponsoring a 50/50 raffle, with tickets at $5 each. Half will go to the raffle winner and half to the club's community service activities. Tickets for the $100 hat and other raffle items are $1 each or 6 for $5. Raffle tickets available from Prospect Lioness Club members and at the door. A few tables are still available. Call Sharon Sutton at 890-0427 or 560-2376.

GRIFFIN CREEK GRANGE annual bazaar: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Dec. 6, at their hall located at the corner of Griffin Creek and West Griffin Creek roads, Medford. Baked foods include yeast and fruit breads, pies and cookies. Diabetic choices available; also processed horseradish. Quilts and other items from the sewing room, artistically crafted woodshop novelties, origami creations, wreaths and swags, some for all seasons, and many other items. Soup, pie and coffee available from the kitchen. On Nov. 15 the Grange is offering bazaar tables to rent for use at your bazaar for $15 each. Call Ramona Elrod at 773-2954, Geri Cook at 773-5519 or Bev Calkins at 773-3748.

ASHLAND FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH holiday bazaar: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Dec. 6, at the church, 717 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. Grandma's Attic items and specialty food items will be available and lunch of homemade soup, bread and pies will be served from 11:30 to 1:30. There will be a raffle for three handmade, quilted wall hangings. Call 482-1981.

NORTH VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL Christmas bazaar: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6, at 6741 Monument Drive, Merlin. Take 1-5 to Merlin exit, follow sign at intersection of Merlin-Galice Road and Monument Drive. More than 200 booths this year. Handcrafted items, raffles for holiday items, our famous taco soup, sandwiches and desserts. Free admission. Call 761-7808 or e-mail mamamoon2@yahoo.com.

COMMUNITY GIFT FAIR: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Dec. 13, at the Talent Community Center, 206 Main St., Talent. Local arts and crafts, along with music and food. Sponsored by the Talent Evening Market. Local artisans can contact Gray at 535-6329 or e-mail gray-area@earthlink.net.