Craft fairs, art sales abound this weekend in Surrey and area

SURREY — It’s certainly the season for craft fairs and art sales, because the city is buzzing with such events this weekend.

Here are the event listings, in no particular order:

Second Annual Holiday Craft Fair at Camp Alexandra at Crescent Beach, on Saturday, Nov. 22 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., 2916 McBride Ave., Surrey. Free admission, coffee and bake sale, 35+ vendors.

Surrey Art Gallery Association (SAGA) hosts its annual Show & Sale event on weekend of Nov. 22 and 23 at Bear Creek Park venue. Saturday hours from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. In addition to the varied selection of original work by artists and artisans from around the Lower Mainland and Gulf Islands featured in the Gift Shop, the adjacent Studio Theatre will host more than 20 artists showcasing new work. Info: 604-501-5187.

Semiahmoo Potter’s Christmas Sale 2014 takes place at South Surrey Recreation and Arts Centre on Saturday, Nov. 22 (from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.) and Sunday, Nov. 23 (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.), at 14601 20th Ave., South Surrey.

Zimbabwe Gecko Society’s Art and Craft Sale, Saturday, Nov. 22 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Ocean Park Hall, 1577 128th St., South Surrey. “Featuring unique paintings, art pieces, trays, craft items, fabrics, baskets, pottery, and beaded ornaments, all handmade by Zimbabwean artists.” Sales support orphans and widows in Zimbabwe. Coffee and refreshments will be available. Info: 604-531-3654, Zimbabwegecko.com.

“Deck the Halls:” Watershed Artworks’ Annual Christmas Artisan Market: Event Saturday, Nov. 22, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at North Delta rec centre, 11415 84 Ave., North Delta. To reserve a table, contact June Bergen-Holt; june.bergen.holt@gmail.com. Admission: Food donation for Deltassist Christmas Hamper Program.

Backdoor Christmas Bazaar and Craft Sale: The Ladies Auxiliary to Branch #6, Cloverdale Legion, hosts annual event Saturday, Nov. 22, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Silent auction, baked goods, cake raffle, $5 lunch, door prize. Raffle tickets are available, with all proceeds to Surrey Memorial Children’s Hospital. Legion at 17567 57th Ave., Cloverdale.

Crispen Bays Spirit Club Craft Sale on Saturday, Nov. 22 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at clubhouse, 7790 King George Blvd., Surrey. Info: 604-592-1167.

Next week and beyond, here are some more sales happening in the area:

Maple Green school fair Nov. 29 at 84th Ave./149th St., Surrey, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Event hosted by school PAC and Latinos in Action. Vendors wanted, email info@latinsummerfest.com to book spaces at $25.

St. Helens Anglican Bazaar takes place on Dec. 6 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., 10787 128th Ave, Surrey. “Raffle, baking, lunch, crafts, toys and much more.” Info: Call Aileen, 604-951-9581.

Trinity Lutheran Church (11040 River Rd., North Delta), is having its big Christmas sale at noon on Saturday, Dec. 6. “Lots of wonderful baking (including Norwegian treats), gift baskets and a soup-and-sandwich lunch.” Info: 604-584-0111.

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