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Bazaars, craft shows offer unique holiday shopping

    Cottage Lake Presbyterian will hold its annual "Christmas Delights" Dec. 1 and 2 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Gift baskets, country crafts, teachers' gifts, decorated bears, hand crafted ornaments, long-lasting fresh floral arrangements and wreaths, a children's shopping corner, and a raffle will all be available. The church is located at 18350 Woodinville-Duvall Rd. Call 483-0294 or 788-1569.

   Crystal Springs Elementary PTSA will host their annual Craft Bazaar Dec. 2 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the school gym. Enjoy complimentary coffee and cookies while browsing through the arts and crafts of over 30 crafters. The school is located in the Canyon Park area of Bothell, 21615 9th Ave. SE. 483- 6207.

   Santa's House Bazaar is scheduled for Dec. 1 and 2 from 10 a.m.to 4 p.m. in Kenmore, 5523 NE 195th. 483-5755.

   The Women's Group of Grace Episcopal Church, Duvall, will host a Christmas bazaar Dec. 2 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Rose Room (below the library) in downtown Duvall. Enjoy hot spiced cider and cookies while you browse through the homemade crafts.

   The Christmas Craft Show will feature country crafts and gifts for the home Dec. 1 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Dec. 2 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Vasa Park Resort, 3560 W. Lake Sammamish Pkwy. in Bellevue. Free admission. Bring canned food donations for Northwest Harvest.

   Overlake Hospital will sponsor its annual Holiday Gift Fair Dec.1 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Education Conference Center. Featured will be gifts and decorations, jewelry and baked goods. Santa will be there at noon. 688-5000.

   The annual Vashon Island Potters' Studio Tour & Holiday Sale will be held Dec. 2,3 and 9,10 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The free self-guided event features a wide variety of pottery in working studios. 567-5008.

   St. Louise Catholic Church will sponsor their annual Santa Breakfast and Holiday Bazaar Dec. 2 from 8 a.m. to noon, with crafts available until 1:30 p.m. in the Parish Hall, 133 156th Ave. S.E. in Bellevue: 746-9265.

   The Evergreen Christmas Bazaar will be held Dec. 1-3 at Evergreen State Fairgrounds. Admission is $1 per person with 12 and under free. Sunday's gate collection will be donated to local food banks: (206) 252-8969.

   Come to North Bend for the Si View Holiday Arts & Craft Fair, Dec.2 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Besides handcrafted items, the AlpenFolk will present authentic Austrian music noon to 2 p.m. Admission and entertainment is free. 1-800-325- 6165, x.2964.

   Gig Harbor High School is holding it annual TideFest Fine Arts and Crafts Sale Dec. 2 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Dec. 3 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $3 with door prizes throughout the weekend. 851-6131.

   The Medieval Equestrian Fantasy Bazaar will be held Dec. 3 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. under cover at the Eastside Riding Academy in Kirkland. Presented by the Professional Horseman's Supply Centers and Eastside Riding Academy, the family event will feature lords and ladies, knights and nymphs, medieval equestrian sports, and special bargains. 1-800-426-TACK.