Some of the more unique and crafty Christmas gift options a person may purchase this year are available at local parishes and organizations. Below is a list of some of the arts and crafts fairs held by churches across the Archdiocese of Denver. Call the church for details.
Blessed Sacrament, Denver
The Altar and Rosary Society at this Denver parish will offer a craft fair 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 22 inside Campbell Hall behind the church at 4900 E. Montview Blvd. Select from casseroles, baked goods and handmade items after all the Masses Nov. 23. Call 303-975-8745.
Immaculate Conception, Lafayette
Select from a variety of gently-used books and pair it with homemade baked goods at this church’s book and bake sale 9 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Nov. 22 and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 23 at 715 Cabrini Drive. Call 303-665-5103 for more information.
Mullen Home for the Aged, Denver
Help the Little Sisters of the Poor continue to care for the elderly poor by shopping at their annual craft sale 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 21-22 at 3629 W. 29th Ave. Some items for sale are handmade by residents. Call 303-433-7221 for details.
Our Lady of the Pines, Conifer
Stock up on cookies, breads, treats and crafts for entertaining or gift-giving at this church’s annual “Cookie Walk” 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 13 at 9444 Eagle Cliff Road. Learn more by calling 303-838-0338.
St. John the Baptist, Longmont
Find Christmas gifts for the whole family at this church’s gift shop at 323 Collyer St. A free drawing and refreshments will be offered during its open house 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 19. Profits benefit the St. John’s Food bank. Call 303-776-0737.
St. Martin de Porres, Boulder
Shop for homemade crafts and a variety of baked goods at this Boulder parish’s Christmas Market held 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 6 at 3300 Table Mesa Dr. Call 303-499-7744 for details.