Enjoy indoor shopping at more than 100 crafters and vendors at the eighth annual Fort Zumwalt East High School Craft Fair. Concessions will also be available. Shopping hours are 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Fort Zumwalt East High School is located at 600 First Executive Dr., St. Peters, MO. Get the details.
Parkway West Marching Band Arts & Crafts Fair
Fill up at the pancake breakfast and then stay for the shopping. Parkway West High School's Band program is hosting an Arts & Crafts Fair Oct. 28-29 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. The event will also include a book fair and raffle. Parkway West High School is located at 14653 Clayton Rd., Ballwin, MO. Get the details.
Art & Craft Fair
Parkway Central High School's band is hosting 200 artists and their handmade items at an Art & Craft Fair Nov. 11-12. Parking and admission are free. The event runs from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. both days. Food will be available for purchase. Raffles will be held throughout the day. Parkway Central High School is located at 396 North Woods Mill Road, Chesterfield, MO. Get the details.
Treasure Chest Holiday Show at St. Charles Convention Center
A three-day event from Nov. 17-19, the Holiday Shopping Expo at St. Charles Convention Center features handmade, unique items and gifts you can't find in stores. Vendors will sell fall and Christmas crafts, gift items, baby items, holiday decor, jewelry and more. As an added perk, the expo has giveaways. The Holiday Shopping Expo is open Friday, Nov. 17, from 1-6 p.m.; Saturday, Nov. 18, from 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; and Sunday, Nov. 19, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. St. Charles Convention Center is located at 1 Convention Center Plaza, St. Charles, MO. Admission is free. Get the details.
Rotary Craft Fair
Shop for a cause during the Rotary Club Craft Fair Nov. 18-19 at Lindbergh High School. The huge fair boasts more than 450 local and national artisan booths featuring ceramics, furniture, porcelain, glass pieces, paintings, jewelry, paper items, gift baskets, crochet and knitted items, bath and soap products, wooden items, sculptures, dried flower arrangements and fabric creations. Admission is free, and the event benefits community projects organized by Crestwood-Sunset Hills Rotary Club and global efforts sponsored by Rotary International. The fair is open Saturday, Nov. 18, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; and Sunday, Nov. 19, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Lindbergh High School is located at 5000 S. Lindbergh, St. Louis, MO. Get the details.
Spirit of '76 Craft Fair
The Parkway South Band Boosters Holiday Spirit Craft Fair is a West St. Louis County tradition. The event is Nov. 18-19 and features hand-crafted items. The show is open Saturday, Nov. 18, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; and Sunday, Nov. 19, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. The craft show is held at Parkway South High School, 801 Hanna Road, Manchester, MO. Get the details.
Fair Trade Market
Nov. 18-19 and Nov. 24-26
Do a little holiday shopping and encourage your children to learn more about their world at the 15th Annual Fair Trade Market from 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. Nov. 18-19 and Nov. 24-26. Fair Trade Market is presented by Manchester United Methodist Church, located at 129 Woods Mill Rd., Manchester, MO. Get the details.
Augusta's 34th Annual Candlelight Christmas Walk
Dec. 1 and Dec. 8
Augusta's Candlelight Christmas Walk is as much about charm as it is about shopping. The historic town promises all the sights, sounds and smells of a traditional Christmas. Augusta's shops and galleries will be selling holiday gifts, including hand-blown glass, paintings and jewelry, and visitors can also enjoy a bonfire, horse-drawn carriage rides, trolley rides and freshly-roasted chestnuts. The Christmas Walk is at 5 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 1, and Friday, Dec. 8. Augusta is located just off Highway 94 in St. Charles County. Get the details.
Francis Howell High School Band Boosters Craft Fair
Home vendors and crafters sell their wares at this annual show. Shopping hours are 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Francis Howell Middle School. Francis Howell Middle School is located at 825 O'Fallon Rd., Weldon Springs, MO. Get the details.
For shopping with historical flair, visit the Kristkindl Market at the Stone Hill Winery Pavilion in Hermann from 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2, and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3. Enjoy crafts, carolers and cookies at this traditional German Christmas market. Admission is free. Stone Hill is located at 1110 Stone Hill Highway, Hermann, MO. Get the details.
Olde Alton Arts and Crafts Fair
Do a little Christmas shopping and support the Alton Community School District's band and orchestra program at the Olden Alton Arts and Crafts Fair from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2, and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3, at Alton High School. Breakfast and lunch will be served. Admission is $2 on Saturday; $1 on Sunday. Children under 12 enjoy free admission. Alton High School is located at 4200 Humbert Rd., Alton, IL. Get the details.
Pet-acular Holiday Bazaar
Find gifts to pamper your pooch at the free Pet-acular Holiday Bazaar at the indoor Purina Event Center at Purina Farms from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 16-17. While you're there, watch canine shows, enjoy games with your dogs and kids, and meet pets available for adoption! Purina Farms is located at 300 Checkerboard Dr., Gray Summit, MO. Get the details.
Editorial Assistant Tyne Benesek contributed to this article.
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