Celebrate the holiday season with bazaars

VALLEY — Several bazaars and craft fairs are scheduled in coming weeks in the San Luis Valley including:

Holiday bake sale-bazaar

ALAMOSA — The Alamosa Christian Reformed Church will be having its Holiday Bake Sale and Bazaar on Friday, November 17 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Saturday, November 18, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

Cinnamon rolls, coffee and hot cider will be served both days. The event will be held in the Waverly Youth and Community Center, 1836 Road 10 South, Alamosa. For more information, call 589-2072.

Bake and craft sale

ALAMOSA — The First Christian Church at First and State in Alamosa will host its annual Bake and Craft Sale on November 18 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Anyone who would like to participate is welcome. Please call Shirley Adcock at 580-6072.

Craft fair at ASU

ALAMOSA — Shop early for holiday gifts at the Adams State University Classified Employees Council Annual Craft Fair from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, in the Plachy Hall Field House.

For a craft fair vendor form contact Susan Ellis at 719-587-8137 or [email protected]; Jeff Gallegos at [email protected]; or Dodie Day at [email protected]

After Prom craft fair

ALAMOSA — The Alamosa High School After Prom Committee will host a Christmas Craft Fair on Friday, Dec. 1, 5-9 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 2, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Alamosa High School Commons Area. There will be a basketball tournament running as well, which will contribute significantly to vendor traffic.

Vendor fee is $40 total for both days; spaces are 8'x10'. To sign up as a vendor or for more information, please contact Alicia Cook at 719-588-1848, [email protected] or Paula Willis at 719-207-1386, [email protected] All vendor fees will benefit this year’s After Prom event.

Wild Roses bazaar

ALAMOSA — The 14th Annual Wild Roses Christmas Bazaar will be held on November 17th and 18th at 511 Main Street in downtown Alamosa. The bazaar will be from 10- a.m. 5 p.m. on Friday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday. 

This year’s bazaar will feature locally made crafts, art, jewelry as well as art and collectibles.

The famous Pie Lady will be here with mini as well as full sized delicious pies. Live music will be featured on Friday.

For more information, call Wild Roses at 589 2888.

SdC hosts fund-raiser

MOSCA — On Dec. 9, a Community Shopping Event is planned at Sangre de Cristo school cafeteria from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. This is a great chance to finish (or start!) Christmas shopping while supporting local small business owners. It’s is also a fundraiser for JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation) in honor of students everywhere that fight this autoimmune disease. The vendors will be raffling gift baskets to support this cause.

More vendors are welcome. Call Krista (580) 618-4076 for details.

Alamosa Senior Center bazaar

ALAMOSA — The Annual Christmas Bazaar at the Alamosa Senior Center will feature many great items including quilts, art pieces, afghans, specialty baskets and a variety of jewelry, items for the home and crafts. Join the senior center on December 2nd from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. Breakfast begins at 8 am and seniors be serving breakfast burritos (sausage, potatoes, scrambled eggs, green chili & cheese), coffee, tea, hot chocolate, orange juice or milk for $7 & homemade cinnamon rolls for $2. 

Silent auction items, hand crafts & baked goods are available for purchase from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Raffle drawing takes place at 1 p.m. Prizes include: 1st - “Barnyard boss” framed painting donated by Jim Gilmore, 2nd - “Social Circle Blues” handmade quilt donated by Rhonda Borders, 3rd - $50 Amazon Gift Card, 4th-$25 gift card donated by Valley Meat. Tickets are $3 for one & $10 for five. Stop by the center to purchase tickets.

The Alamosa Senior Center is located at 92 Colorado in Alamosa adjacent to Cole Park.

Christmas bazaar in Center

CENTER — The Center United Methodist Church will be holding their annual Christmas Bazaar on Dec. 2. The bazaar will be starting at 9 a.m. this year. The church is located at 387 4th St. in Center.

There will be wreaths and centerpieces made from live greens. Also there will be candy, cookies, baked goods and craft items.

There will be no turkey dinner at noon this year. The church will have tables set up with light refreshments so that guests can sit and visit with friends and neighbors.

Plan to attend and enjoy the company and see what there is for Christmas goodies and get a centerpiece or wreath.

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