‘Tis the season

Bazaars offer wide variety of gifts, ornaments and goodies for holiday shoppers

Larry and Cheryl Saari (at left) sell holiday ornaments and other scroll saw wood art at a past Holiday Marketplace bazaar at Washougal High School. This year's Holiday Marketplace Bazaar will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 10, at the high school, 1201 39th St., Washougal. (Post-Record file photos)

Find handmade gifts, ornaments and stocking stuffers at regional holiday bazaars throughout Camas-Washougal and Clark County in November and early December.

Hand-painted ornaments make a unique gift or stocking stuffer.

Goodies can be found at the Holly Days Arts and Crafts Bazaar at Liberty Middle School in Camas. This year the event will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 1.

Handcrafted Santa Claus items are always a popular seller.

Gifts large and small to put under the tree or to stuff stockings can be found at local holiday bazaars including the one held annually at Washougal High School. This year's Holiday Marketplace Bazaar is Nov. 10.

Handcrafted items will be featured at several area bazaars.

From ornaments to stockings, snowmen to snowflakes and baked goods to candy canes, holiday bazaars have just about everything a shopper could want this holiday season. Below is a list of area bazaars offering a wide assortment of gifts, decorations, ornaments and other goodies sure to please even the most discriminating holiday shopper.

NOV. 2-4

Crafts Unlimited Holiday Boutique

Crafts Unlimited is celebrating its 43rd year of showing quality crafts and fine arts, which include paintings, stained glass, ornaments, pottery, fabric arts, jewelry, soaps, baked goods, Santas and snowmen, antiques and more. This bazaar is Friday, Nov. 2, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Saturday, Nov. 3, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 426 E. Fourth Plain Blvd., Vancouver. There is no cost, and non-perishable donations are being accepted for the local food bank. For more information, visit craftsunlimitedshow.blogspot.com.

Ladybug Bazaar

The Ladybug Bazaar, organized by the GFWC Battle Ground, will be held on Saturday, Nov. 3, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Battle Ground High School, 300 N. Parkway. There are approximately 186 spaces of local crafts, art, toys and country crafts. Donations of money, canned food and staples will be accepted for the local food bank. It is requested that strollers not be brought for the safety of shoppers and babies. Snacks will also be available. For more information, visit gfwc-battlegroundwa.org.

Brookdale Fisher’s Landing

Residents of Brookdale Fisher’s Landing will be showcasing handmade afghans and crafts Saturday, Nov. 3, from 10 to 4 p.m. Brookdale Fisher’s Landing is located at 17171 S.E. 22nd Drive, Vancouver.

Hanukkah & Holiday Bazaar

The Hanukkah & Holiday Bazaar is Sunday, Nov. 4, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Congregation Kol Ami, 7800 N,E. 119th St., Vancouver. It will feature Hanukkah and Judaica items, handmade cards, jewelry, soaps and more. There will be matzo ball soup, bagel plates and baked goods.

NOV. 9-10

Washougal United Methodist Annual Holiday Bazaar

The annual bazaar will be held on Friday, Nov. 9, from 5 to 7 p.m., and Saturday, Nov. 10, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the church, 39th and M streets, across from Washougal High School. Items include gift ideas, holiday and kitchen decor, Sandy’s Santas, lighted trees, and much more. Ten percent will be donated to the InterFaith Treasure House food bank. Hamburger soup, sandwiches and pies are available both days.

Washougal High School Holiday Marketplace Bazaar

The Holiday Marketplace Bazaar is Saturday, Nov. 10, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the high school, 1201 39th St., Washougal. This event supports the Associated Student Body. For more information, call Misty Young at 360-954-3106.

Mountain View High School Holiday Bazaar

Over 200 tables of handcrafted gifts, decorations, food and more will benefit Mountain View High School band and orchestra programs. This fundraiser serves over 350 students. It will be held on Saturday, Nov. 10, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the high school, 1500 S.E. Blairmont Drive, Vancouver. There is a gift basket table, with tickets being sold for $1 each. Homemade baked goods, concessions and popcorn are also available. For more information, visit mvband.org/holiday-bazaar.html.

Van Mall Retirement Holiday Bazaar

The bazaar will be Saturday, Nov. 10, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Van Mall Retirement Center, 7808 N.E. 51st St., Vancouver.

NOV. 16-17

Hello Winter Market

Shop, eat, drink and mingle at Hello Winter Market, held at Lewis River Golf Course, 3209 Old Lewis River Road, in Woodland, Washington. Thirty plus unique venders will show home decor and furniture, apparel and jewelry, appetizers and drinks, handmade and hand found, baby items and much more. This event is Friday, Nov. 16, from 5 to 8 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 17, 9 to 2 p.m. Hosted by Go Adventure Create, the cost for Friday is $5 and it’s free on Saturday.

Winter Bazaar

The fifth annual Winter Bazaar, sponsored by Evergreen High School band, orchestra and color guard, will be held on Saturday, Nov. 17, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Cascade Middle School, 13900 N.E. 18th St., Vancouver.

Hazel Dell Elementary Holiday Bazaar

This annual event is on Saturday, Nov. 17, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Hazel Dell Elementary School, 511 N.E. Anderson Road, Vancouver. There will be over 50 vendors, snacks and several items up for auction. Santa will be available for pictures from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, email hazeldellelementarybazaar@gmail.com.

Bethel Community Church Christmas Bazaar

The bazaar will be Saturday, Nov. 17, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., at 1438 “B” St., Washougal. There will be handcrafted items, quilts and goodies,

Junk Queens Holiday Gifts Country Christmas

The Junk Queens Country Christmas show, replaces the annual Clark County Holiday Gift Fair, will be Saturday, Nov. 17, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. This show is at the Clark County Fairgrounds, 17402 N.E. Delfel Road, Ridgefield, Washington. This show will provide shoppers with one-of-a-kind gifts, repurposed, recycled, reused, art crafts, jewelry, clothing, wood, music, photography, toys, Christmas decor and much more. Cost is $5 for adults, children under 12 are free, purchase tickets at the door.

NOV. 23-25

Holiday Market

The Holiday Market, hosted by Vancouver Farmers Market, will be Friday, Nov. 23, from 3 to 8 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 24, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, Nov. 25, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Hilton Hotel, 301 W. Sixth St., Vancouver. Admission is free. There will be artisan and food vendors as well as children’s activities and entertainment.

America’s Largest Christmas Bazaar

The 38th annual America’s Largest Christmas Bazaar will be Friday, Nov. 23, and Saturday, Nov. 24, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday, Nov. 25, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the Portland Expo Center, 2060 N. Marine Drive, Portland. Hundreds of handcrafted gifts made by local and regional artisans and craftspeople. Cost is $8 for adults, children ages 12 to 17 $3, and children under 12 are free. Parking is $10 or take the yellow line MAX to the parking lot.

NOV. 30-Dec. 2

Fern Prairie Grange Christmas Bazaar

The bazaar is Friday, Nov. 30, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday, Dec. 1, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The grange is located at 1914 N.E. 267th Ave., Camas. For more information, call Hazel Reude, 360-837-3212.

America’s Largest Christmas Bazaar

The 38th annual America’s Largest Christmas Bazaar will be held Friday, Nov. 30, and Saturday, Dec. 1, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 2, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the Portland Expo Center, 2060 N. Marine Drive, Portland. Hundreds of handcrafted gifts made by local and regional artisans and craftspeople. Cost is $8 for adults, children ages 12 to 17 $3, and children under 12 are free. Admission is free on Nov. 30 with two cans of food for the Portland Police Sunshine Division. Parking is $10 or take the yellow line MAX to the parking lot.

Holly Days Bazaar

The Holly Days Bazaar and Breakfast with Santa is Saturday, Dec. 1, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Liberty Middle School, 1612 N.E. Garfield, Camas. Breakfast with Santa is from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., followed by pictures at 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Proceeds will benefit Camas High School Class of 2019 Alcohol and Drug Free Grad Night. To reserve a space, email Ursula Hood at hollydayschs@gmail.com.

Amboy/Yacolt PTA Country Fair Bazaar

The bazaar is Saturday, Dec. 1, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Amboy Middle School, 2215 N.E. Chelatchie Road, Amboy, Washington. Local families will be selling everything from bibs to chocolate-covered pretzels. Proceeds support the PTA.

DEC. 8

Warm Up Your Season

Warm Up Your Season is Saturday, Dec. 8, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Hockinson High School, 16819 N.E. 159th St., Brush Prairie, Washington. Space is still available, email Carolee McAfee at carolee.mcafee@hocksd.org. For more information, visit hockinsonboosters.com.