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Local groups have holiday craft shows on tap

Crafts such as these Christmas ornaments will be among many items available purchase numerous craft fairs be hosted this fall.

Crafts, such as these Christmas ornaments, will be among the many items available to purchase in the numerous craft fairs to be hosted this fall. | Sun-Times Media File Photo

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Updated: December 5, 2012 6:09AM



Here is a look at upcoming holiday craft shows.

St. Nicholas Festival

Sponsor: Church of St. Jude CCW

Contact: 815-729-2209

When: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 4

Location: St. Jude Parish, 2212 W. McDonough St., Joliet

Number of exhibitors: Approximately 50

Admission: Free

Refreshments/lunch: Yes

Bake sale: Yes

Prize drawings: Yes

Spaces available: 815-730-3658 or 815-641-7473

Holiday Lane Craft Show

Sponsor: Methodist Church of New Lenox

Contact: 815-927-7635

When: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 9

Location: 339 W. Haven Ave., New Lenox

Number of exhibitors: 16

Admission: Free

Refreshments: Advance sales.

Bake sale: Yes

Prize drawings: No

Space available: 815-722-7635

Holiday Happiness Crafts and More Bazaar

Sponsor: St. John Lutheran Church women

Contact: 815-439-2320

When: 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 10

Location: St. John Lutheran Church, 2650 Plainfield Road, Joliet

Admission: Free

Refreshments: Yes

Bake sale: Yes

Prize drawings: Yes

Holiday Craft Show

Sponsor: Frankfort Park District

Contact: 815-469-9400

When: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 10

Location: 140 Oak St., Frankfort

Number of exhibitors: 30-plus

Admission: Free

Refreshments/lunch: Yes

Bake sale: No

Prize drawings: No

Hope’s Holiday Bazaar

Sponsor: Shorewood Hope Lutheran Church

Contact: 815-741-2428

When: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 11

Location: 305 E. Black Road, Shorewood

Number of exhibitors: 30-plus

Admission: Free

Refreshments/lunch: Yes

Bake sale: Yes

Raffles: Yes

Space available: 815-741-2428

13th annual Craft Fair

Sponsor: The Minooka Community High School Choir Boosters

Contact: 815-290-9181 or email Pmaglicapublications@yahoo.com

When: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 10

Location: Minooka Community High School-South Campus, 26655 Eames Ave., Channahon

Number of exhibitors: 125 vendors

Admission: $2 for adults; free ages 11 and younger

Peotone Antique Show

Sponsor: Crete Chamber of Commerce

Contact: 815-726-5554

When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 10-11

Location: Will County Fairgrounds, Peotone

Number of exhibitors: 30

Admission: $3

Refreshments/lunch: Yes

Bake sale: No

Prize drawings: No

Space available: 815-726-5554

Winter craft and vendor marketplace special events

Sponsor: Joliet West Band Boosters

Contact: 815-727-6967

When: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 10 and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 11.

Location: Joliet West High School, 401 N. Larkin Ave. in Joliet. A Giving Tree will be in the main entrance hallway filled with Christmas wishes from students who attend Joliet West High School who are in need this holiday season.

Number of exhibitors: Various homemade crafters and product vendors. Concessions will be available and tickets will be sold for a 50/50 raffle.

Refreshments: The Joliet West Color Guard will hold a bake sale to raise funds for next year’s marching season and Aunt Nina’s Sweets-n-Treats of Crest Hill will be present both days.



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