Holiday Bazaars, Festivals & Craft Shows


Dec. 8, North Scituate Baptist Church Winter Farmer’s Market will be held on Fri., Dec. 8, from 4 to 9 p.m. at The North Scituate Baptist Church, 619 West Greenville Road. Shared sponsorship during the Christmas in the Village Festival of Trees Event. There will be baked goods, beverages and a “Holiday Treasures Table.” 

Dec. 9. The Strolling Rolling Apponaug Winter Festival will be held on Sat., Dec. 9, in Apponaug Square, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Holiday parade will step off at 10 a.m. vendors, food trucks, live music, horse and carriage rides, balloon art, face painting, photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus, and many more family-friendly activities, including a scavenger hunt! Stay tuned for more details about parade route. There will also be hourly giveaways for people who enter their name that day or register online. The first 500 people to register will receive a holiday magnetic picture frame – perfect for your Santa photo, which you can have taken right at the Santa Station at the festival! Also, by registering you automatically are entered for a chance to WIN a Winter Getaway, which includes a two-night stay in Warwick with $100 shopping gift card and $100 card for Apponaug Brewery.  Rain date will be Dec. 10, with no parade.

Dec. 9, St. Lucia Fest sponsored by the RI Swedish Heritage Assoc. will be held on Sat., Dec. 9, at 4 p.m., at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 99 Peirce St., East Greenwich.  Adults: $12, Ages 5-14: $5, Under 5 – Free.  Reception following with Swedish refreshments.  Questions or information:  Astrid at 401-350-9688 or or Merlene Mayette at 401-783-2242 or

Dec. 9, Winter Celebration, will be held at the Asbury United Methodist Church, 550 Fair Street Warwick (Gaspee area, just off Narragansett Pkwy) on Sat., Dec. 9, at 4:30 p.m. Winter Celebration! For Kids and adults! Crafting, songs, and cider to celebrate winter season in a cheerful way!

Dec. 10, 44th Annual Christmas Festival in Pawtuxet Village will be held on Sun., Dec. 10:  Service at Trinity Episcopal Church, Ocean Avenue, Cranston, at 4 p.m. Procession down Broad Street in Pawtuxet Village led by the Pawtuxet Rangers to Pawtuxet Park at 4:45 p.m. Lighting of the Village Christmas Tree in Pawtuxet Park, Warwick at 5:00 p.m. Join the Rangers and your neighbors for the tree lighting, and firing of the cannon!  Bring your lanterns or flashlights and singing voices.

Dec. 16, Holiday Story Time Craft and Visit with Santa at the Pontiac Free Library, 101 Greenwich Ave., Warwick,  on Sat., Dec. 16 at noon.  Refreshments will be served.  Registration is requested.  For information/reservations please contact 401-737-3292 or


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