Large crowds at New London Community Complex Christmas craft fair


Jack Frost certainly wasn’t nipping at anyone’s toes, or noses or fingers on Sunday Nov. 6, when the New London Community Complex held its annual Christmas craft fair. Overflow crowds and a packed parking lot (cars were also parked on the side of the highway as far as the eye could see) greeted the approximately 60 vendors at the fair. Hundreds of people took advantage of sunny, warm weather to search for Christmas shopping bargains. Attendance likely bested last year’s total of 300 or so. It was a very merry start to the Christmas season. Jim Brown photos

It was a packed parking lot outside and a packed building indoors at the Christmas craft fair.

Hundreds of people visited the New London Community Complex’s annual Christmas craft fair on Nov 5.                                                                                                                                                                                                               

The people responsible for many of the delicious baked goods at the Christmas craft fair – the New London Community Complex’s cooks.

Something to tempt the taste buds, courtesy Maya Yammine of Viva La Crepe.

Viva La Crepe, from Summerside, was swamped with customers waiting to try their delicious offerings.

Clayton Smith with some of his beautiful landscape photos, which can be found at Kindred Spirits Crafts.                                                                                               

Members of the The Kensington Intermediate Senior High’s women’s volleyball team were raising funds through a raffle for a trip to Nationals in May, 2018.

Peggy Pineau (left) and Stephanie Peters, of Peg and Pins, show off some of their eye-catching merchandise.

It was so easy to satisfy a craving for something sweet, like maple syrup, at the Christmas craft fair.

Stunning paintings were on display at the New London Community Complex’s Christmas craft fair.

Mi’kmaq basket weaver Nora Richard (Nora’s Baskets) brought her granddaughter with her to help out behind the table.

From left Nora Richard and Debbie Millar (Ash or Reed Designs of Tyne Valley), surrounded by hand-made crafts, hoist a giant snowflake.

Grownups weren’t the only visitors looking for the perfect gift at the Christmas craft fair.

The New London Community Complex’s Christmas craft fair drew families from across the Island.

Michelle Johnson, of Merry and Bright Christmas Creations, in Summerside, had some festive crafts on hand.

Vendor Betty Wigmore takes a break from her knitting to flash a bright smile at visitors.


Jim Brown Photos