Thursday, Nov. 29
Lights of Love festival, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Addison Gilbert Hospital. Presented by Beauport Ambulance Service, tree lighting to honor all friends and family who have battled or are battling cancer and supports Gorton’s Specialty and Cancer Care Center at AGH.
Friday, Nov. 30
Last day for ‘Cans for tans,’ free tan for anyone donating canned food for the needy at Sunbanque Tanning Salon, 156 Prospect St. No purchase necessary. All cans donated to The Open Door food pantry. Call 978-281-4442.
Holy Family Parish bingo, 6:30 p.m., Monsignor Sullivan Hall, St. Ann Church, Gloucester. Anyone 18 and older invited. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Proceeds support school and parish programs. 978-281-4820.
Saturday, Dec. 1
East Gloucester PTO Children’s Holiday Craft Fair, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., East Gloucester School, 8 Davis St. Children’s crafts, bake sale table, photos with Santa or Frosty, vendor craft tables, a book fair, lunch, and much more! For more information, call Monica Madruga at 978-281-9830
Holiday fair, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Gloucester United Methodist Church, 436 Washington St. Christmas ornaments, stocking stuffers, white elephant items and baked goods.
Christmas Craft Fair and Cookie Walk, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., West Gloucester Congregational Church, Essex Avenue. Craft items, Christmas decorations, Cookie Walk, bake table and lunch with Santa. To rent a table, call Pete Haskell at 978-546-2837.
Beeman School’s PTO holiday fair, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., 138 Cherry St. Games, arts and crafts, spin art, sand art, gingerbread house kits, raffles, silent auction and lunch. All proceeds benefit school’s enrichment programs.
Annisquam Sewing Circle Christmas fair, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Annisquam Village Hall, Leonard Street. Fresh holiday greens, centerpieces, wreaths and plants; handcrafts and silent auction. Lunch seatings: 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. $15 per person. Reservations recommended; call 978-283-2247.
Trinity Congregational Church’s ‘Christmas-by-the-Sea,’ fair and lunch, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., 70 Middle St., Gloucester Fish chowder, hot dogs, pictures with Santa, silent aucton, lots of great Christmas stuff; fresh greens, wreaths, jewelry, crafts, holiday foods, Advent calendar, ‘Cookie Walk,’ White Elephants, clothing at thrift shop next door.