The Tewksbury Weekend Happenings column is back thanks to a new collaboration between the Carnation and Tewksbury Connected.
By Alexia and Christine Chesbrough
When: Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Shriners Auditorium, Wilmington
Price: $8.00 for adults (good for all 3 days). Under age 14 is free.
More than 250 of the nation’s finest crafters, artisans and specialty food makers will display and sell their American-made works. For more information or to access a discount admission coupon please visit www.castleberryfairs.com
Frontline Initiative Canine Co-Responder Finals
When: Saturday, 10 a.m.
Where: Facebook Live
Virtually join members of the Front Line Initiative team as they embark on the final selection of our newest team member …. our co-response puppy! During the event you will have the opportunity to take part in puppy selection and be the first to meet the team’s newest member. JOIN HERE
Lowell City of Lights Parade
When: Saturday 4:30 p.m.
Where: Downtown Lowell
Wilmington Festival of Trees
When: Virtual Nov. 30 – Dec. 5. In person Dec. 3 & 4 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Dec. 5 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Where: Villanova Hall in Wilmington
Through the use of cutting-edge online raffle technology, you can view and buy chances to win one of our many trees, wreaths and baskets! The WOW raffle is known around the area for the beauty and creativity of the donations and the spectacular prizes! The online raffle will be open all day and night for not our typical two but five and 1/4 days! LEARN MORE HERE
Open Space Gift Shop & Creative Studio Small Business Saturday Mini Craft Fair
When: Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: 1875 Main Street
There are more than 50 makers with items in the store, and 10 makers will be popping up for a mini craft fair.
Holidays at the Village
When: Saturday, Nov. 12 10AM – 3PM
Where: 43 High Street, North Andover
Find goods from more than 125 different artisans. Free photos with Santa, cookie decorating, tastings, coffee, hot cocoa, free kids craft, personalized ornaments, Disney Princesses, gingerbread house walk (vote for your favorite), birch reindeer, kissing balls & boxwood trees. LEARN MORE
Friends of the Library Gift Card Raffle Ticket Sales
When: Through Dec. 1
The Friends have collected 24 gift cards, each a minimum of $10 (some more!). Purchase a ticket for $5, and beginning on Dec. 1 through Dec. 24 one winner per day will receive a gift card. If you win, your ticket will be returned to the mix. You can win more than once! GET TICKETS HERE
Local organizations that want their events listed are invited to contact Christine Chesbrough via the Connected Facebook group or send their info to firstname.lastname@example.org.