Friday, Nov. 30
A classic Shelburne tradition, the annual Holiday Stroll begins on the Village Green on Friday evening, Nov. 30. The Green Mountain Chorus will begin singing at 5:30 pm, caroling begins at 5:45 pm, followed by the tree lighting at 6 pm. After the tree is lit, be sure to head on over to the Town Hall to visit Santa and have your picture taken by the Shelburne News. And don’t miss the SD Ireland truck of lights and the special sales and events at local businesses.
Waldorf School Annual Festival and Craft Fair
Friday, Nov. 30, 6:30 to 9 pm
A European-style craft and gift market featuring exquisite Waldorf toys and dolls, and over 40 artisan vendors offering handcrafted gifts and goodies. Adults and older teens only may shop in a festive atmosphere with live music, lattés, and savory and sweet treats. On Saturday from 10 am to 3 pm there will be live music, gift making, activities for all ages, performances for young children, carnival games, craft making, and delicious café food. Vendors on hand will feature their crafts for sale.
Christmas Bazaar at Shelburne Methodist Church
Saturday, Dec. 1, from 9 am to 2 pm
This traditional New England event, the Christmas bazaar, will be held Saturday, Dec. 1 at the Methodist Church on the corner of Rt. 7 and Church Street. Local crafters have rented tables to display their wares: jewelry, note cards, candles, and other holiday items will be for sale. There also is a homemade baked goods table laden with holiday treats baked by the members of the church’s congregation. Additionally, there will be a silent auction of items donated by crafters.
This year’s luncheon will be served between 11 am and 1:30 pm and will feature a hearty soup, oyster crackers, a half sandwich, and a beverage.
Shelburne Community School Craft Fair
Saturday, Dec. 1 from 9:30 am to 1:30 pm
This year’s fair will again feature child-made crafts and delicious foods. There will be an assortment of finery such as handmade jewelry, ornaments, hair bling, pine cone bird feeders, socks, and gift baskets. A bonus silent auction item this year–two brand-new computers–built by SCS students, each a Pentium dual-core CPU with 2 GB ram and 500 GB hard drive, with Office 2007 already installed. And new at the Fair this year: a food drive for the Shelburne Food Shelf. Non-perishable foods will be collected at the entrance to the Fair to share with our neighbors in need.