STERLING — Holiday and gift items will fill the main hall of the First Church, as the annual Friends of the Conant Public Library Arts & Crafts Show kicks off the holiday season.
The fair will be held from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, at the First Church, 6 Meetinghouse Hill Road.
All the items at this juried fair are handmade by local craftspeople and artists. Unique offerings include dish gardens and planters, photography, soaps, hand-painted wine bottles with lights, jewelry, caned chairs, wooden signs, wool felted trees, wind chimes, hand-painted glass ornaments, handmade pottery, crocheted beanies and scarves, alpaca clothing, knitted accessories and teddy bears, aromatherapy pillows, candles, wood turnings, jams and jellies, homemade dog cookies, self-published children’s books, and hand-knotted blankets, pet beds and baskets.
The fair will also feature a raffle and lunch café. Wrapped cheese will be offered for sale, and a bake sale will feature cookies, bars, and tea breads.
Signup sheets will be available at the library’s front desk this month for those who would like to volunteer their time or contribute to the bake sale.
The Leominster Credit Union is supporting the fair as a co-sponsor this year.
The $2 admission fee supports programs at the Conant Public Library. For more information, search Facebook for Friends of the Conant Public Library Arts & Crafts Show, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit sterlinglibrary.org.