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September 20, 2012

Peddlers Market

ATKINSON – New and returning MA and NH crafters, artisans and purveyors of fine foods will showcase their exciting products on Sat., November 3, from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., at the Atkinson Community Center, 4 Main Street, Atkinson.

Order your holiday greens, roping and centerpieces from two of the finest and renowned vendors.

Claudette will return for the eighth consecutive year with hand knitted specialty sweaters for children and adults and will take special orders for custom sizes and designs.

Shop for beautiful antiques and collectibles, Usborne children’s books, Made in NH lotions, natural soaps, cosmetics, NH maple syrup, jams, jellies and fruits, gourmet specialty popcorn and yummy fudge. PEO returns, bringing the freshest Georgia pecans and outstanding

home made delicacies, plus the ever-popular Tastefully Simple gourmet foods and Mary Kay skin products.

A collection of handmade fabric and yarn scarves, and jewelry will be available from an assortment of local residents. World traveler, Jan Rooney, will showcase items from around the world. Beautiful handmade American Girl Doll Clothes will again be featured.

New at this year’s showcase will be original photography and photo greeting cards.

Contemporary jewelry and unique accessories by Paparazzi, Lia Sophia jewelry, Beaded jewelry and hand fashioned original artisan jewelry by Lauren Alana. Reversible handmade tote bags, exquisite products from Totally Wood, Silk floral arrangements lovely scarves and much more will be available.

This fair is a favorite and continues to draw folks from near and far!

Enjoy refreshments while browsing and take part in exciting raffles, a silent auction and the leisure of holiday shopping, all under one roof.

All proceeds benefit the Kimball Library in Atkinson and are used to bring exciting special events and educational programs for the entire family.

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