In preparation for the holiday season, several craft fairs and public markets throughout the greater Rochester area will open this week, and will feature local makers selling their wares:
Maxfield Memorial Bingo Hall (8181 Maxfield Road, Naples) will host the Naples Holiday Bazaar on Saturday, November 29, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., featuring products created by local craftsmen. All proceeds go to the Naples Fire Department.
The Rochester Folk Art Guild presents its 53rd Holiday Festival of Crafts on Friday, November 28, through Sunday, November 30, at the Harley School (1981 Clover Street). Friday and Saturday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. $2 Admission, or free with invitation printout at folkartguild.org.
The Rochester Public Market (280 North Union Street) will open 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesdays, November 26, December 24, and December 31, to accommodate shoppers preparing for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's day. The market will also hold its Holidays at the Market days on Sundays, November 30, December 7, and December 14, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Visit cityofrochester.gov/publicmarket for more information.