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November 29, 2012

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Saturday, Dec. 1

Christmas fair, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., First Congregational Church, 12 School St. Handmade wreaths, bake table, Christmas past, boutique table, handknit and handcrafted items, new gifts, children’s table, jewelry and lunch. 978-656-3157.

Craft fair at Unitarian Universalist church in Rockport, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Holiday Craft Fair & Art Exhibition Crafts, with Baked Goods & Original Art. Free; for more information, call Judy Metcalfe at 978-546-0264

Blood drive, sponsored by Rockport Navy Committee and Massachusetts General Hospital, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Rockport Police Station. Drive dedicated to those who have served and are still serving in the U.S. military. Donors must be at least 17 (16 with written parental permission). Donors over 65 should call 617-726-8171 for special guidelines. To schedule an appointment, call Sharon at 978-290-1393 or visit www.rocnavcom.org.

“Holiday’s & Wintertide: An Evening with Chelsea Berry & Friends,” 7 p.m., Crowell Chapel in Rosedale Cemetery, Manchester. Features Rockport’s John Rockwell, and husband and wife duo Joe Cardoza and Renée Dupuis. $20 per ticket, or reserve an entire pew for 6-8 guests. For tickets, visit www.attendstar.com or call 617-694-6892. Portion of ticket sales benefit The Historic Manchester Trust.

Boy Scout Troop 20 Christmas Tree Sale, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Alvin S. Brown Scout Hall, 47 Mt. Pleasant St. All trees are $35, all profits support Troop 20’s trips, outings and/or equipment. Free Hot Chocolate! Call 978-546-1652.

Sunday, Dec. 2

Ninth annual Santa Paws fundraising event to benefit Cape Ann Animal Aid, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Smith’s Ace Hardware and Lumber. For $10, take home a keepsake photo of your dog(s) with Santa and receive a digital copy. www.CapeAnnAnimalAid.com. 978-283-6055.

Boy Scout Troop 20 Christmas Tree Sale, noon to 5 p.m. Alvin S. Brown Scout Hall, 47 Mt. Pleasant St. All trees are $35, all profits support Troop 20’s trips, outings and/or equipment. Free Hot Chocolate! Call 978-546-1652.

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