Why hit the malls on Black Friday when you can get all your gifts at holiday bazaars, craft shows and antique festivals? You’ll find the perfect stuffing topper or the unique gift you’ve been looking everywhere for. So take a break this black Friday and shop smart instead.
Historic Alexandria Antiques Show
Friday: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Visit the wares of about 40 dealers at this antique show and pick out something special for a loved one. Entry fee is $12 in advance and $15 at the door.
This bazaar makes certain that patrons don’t even have to take a break for lunch. It’s a rummage sale that provides lunch and it’s all free!
Saturday: 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Unitarian Universalist Church of Rockville
100 Welsh Park Dr.
This Bazaar features food, furniture, clothes and more for sale. It’s a free event.
Saturday 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church
4000 Lorcom Lane, Arlington, VA
TJ Gift Show
Find music, photography, ornaments and crafts at this show. The money goes toward Thomas Jefferson High School’s crew team. The team has a record of going to the state championships.
Saturday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Thomas Jefferson High School
6560 Braddock Rd.
Saturday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
It’s free and it’s got a white elephant sale!
Blessed Sacrament Church, Parish Hall
3630 Quesada St. NW
Czechoslovak Christmas Bazaar
Saturday 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
River Road Universalist Congregation
6301 River Rd.
Holiday Craft and Gift Show
Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
It’s the third annual holiday gift boutique with hand-crafted jewelry, ceramics, fiber and silk art, African batiks, wood crafts and stocking stuffers. Holiday plants from Behnke’s Nurseries are also up for sale. The money will benefit SEEC, a nonprofit service that provides services to adults with disabilities.
Chevy Chase Women’s Club
7931 Connecticut Ave.
Chevy Chase. MD
Christmas Craft Show
Thursday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
This show features homemade items and craft supplies. There’s also a soup and sandwich lunch and a bake sale. The Christmas Craft Show runs through Nov. 22.
Thursdays through Nov. 22: 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Free admission to a great craft fair featuring crafts, art, antiques, a silent auction and food available for purchase.
Saint Matthew’s United Methodist Church
8617 Little River
Jewelry Fair at the Walters
Thursday: 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
From Nov 21-23: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Get ready to add a little bling to your wardrobe! Enjoy jewelry vendors, lectures, demonstrations and even activities for the kids.
Location: 600 N. Charles St.