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Check out the holiday bazaars for gifts to put under this year's Christmas tree.

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This list of bazaars is sure to fill your holiday cup with cheer.

NOV. 17

Artisan Market Scandinavian and Victorian Gifts: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Nov. 17 and Nov. 18, and noon-4 p.m. Nov. 19, 203 Columbia St., Kelso; sponsored by the Thoen family; to benefit the Caring Pregnancy Center.

Mrs. Santa's Gifts Bazaar (16th Annual): 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 17, Nov. 18 and Nov. 19, 1070 Cowlitz View Court N.W., Castle Rock; sponsored by Diann Bonkowski; to benefit local needy families.

Winter Wonderland Bazaar: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 17, Somerset Retirement and Assisted Living, 2025 Tibbetts Drive, Longview; sponsored by SRAL; to benefit the Hospice children's summer camp.

Woodland Care Center Christmas Bazaar: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 17, Woodland Care Center, 310 Fourth St., Woodland; sponsored by and to benefit the care center.

NOV. 18

A Country Christmas: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 18, St. James Episcopal Church, 1134 Columbia St., Cathlamet; sponsored by the church; to benefit the St. James Family Center; hot dogs, chili, chili dogs, nachos, clam chowder, cole slaw and cornbread ($1.50-$6).

Artisan Market: 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 18, 261 Wohl Road, Longview; sponsored by and to benefit the Longview Laestadian Lutheran Church; brunch available from 9 to 11 a.m.: egg frittata, blueberry and morning glory muffins, fruit, orange juice, coffee, riisipuuro (Finnish rice porridge and fruit sauce), $7 per person; other foods for sale include pasties ($4 each), fruit tarts ($12 a dozen), pies ($12 each), Finnish cinnamon rolls (75 cents each), bread loaves (prices vary), scones ($1.50 each), cookies ($3 and $5 per bag), Finnish chocolate and candies (prices vary), lemon loaf ($3.50 each), cardamom loaf ($3.50 each), gluten-free vegan muffins, scones, biscotti and flat bread ($1-$1.50 each), and jams ($3-$5 each).

Artisan Market Scandinavian and Victorian Gifts: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Nov. 18 and noon-4 p.m. Nov. 19, 203 Columbia St., Kelso; sponsored by the Thoen family; to benefit the Caring Pregnancy Center.

Christmas Bazaar: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 18, Columbia Heights Assembly of God, 3609 Columbia Heights Road, Longview; sponsored by the church; to benefit Celebrate Recovery.

Christmas Shopping Festival: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 18, Three Rivers Christian School gymnasium, 2610 Ocean Beach Highway, Longview; sponsored by TRCS and to benefit the TRCS annual fund; baked potato or chicken noodle soup, warm rolls, coffee, cocoa and baked goods ($1-$5 each); kids carnival; child care available for children 3 years old and older with donations accepted for each child. 

Experience the Season 2017: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 18, Exodus Christian Fellowship/Smart Start ELC, 2746 Ocean Beach Highway, Longview; sponsored by and to benefit Smart Start Early Learning Center.

Holiday Artists’ Market: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 18 and Nov. 19, Morgan Arts Centre, 190 Plomondon Road, Toledo; sponsored by Morgan Arts Centre; to benefit projects for children; live music Nov. 18 at 7 p.m.

Jump Into the Holidays: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 18, Windermere Kelso/Longview, 209 W. Main St., Suite 200, Kelso; sponsored by Windermere Kelso/Longview; to benefit the Windermere Foundation.

Mrs. Santa's Gifts Bazaar (16th Annual): 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 18 and Nov. 19, 1070 Cowlitz View Court N.W., Castle Rock; sponsored by Diann Bonkowski; to benefit local needy families.

St. Philip Holiday Boutique Craft Bazaar: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 18, St. Philip Parish Hall, 430 Bozarth St., Woodland; sponsored by the St. Philip Altar Society; to benefit gift bags for the homeless women's shelter; cookies and pastries (by donation), Tommy Tsunami's White Chicken Chili ($3 a bowl), coffee (free).

NOV. 19

Artisan Market Scandinavian and Victorian Gifts: noon-4 p.m. Nov. 19, 203 Columbia St., Kelso; sponsored by the Thoen family; to benefit the Caring Pregnancy Center.

Holiday Artists’ Market: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 19, Morgan Arts Centre, 190 Plomondon Road, Toledo; sponsored by Morgan Arts Centre; to benefit projects for children; live music Nov. 18 at 7 p.m.

Mrs. Santa's Gifts Bazaar (16th Annual): 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 19, 1070 Cowlitz View Court N.W., Castle Rock; sponsored by Diann Bonkowski; to benefit needy families in the area.

NOV. 24

Deck the Hall Holiday Open House: noon-4 p.m. Nov. 24, 25, 26 and 30, Dec. 1, 2, 3, 7, 8, 9, 10, 14, 15 and 16; River Life Interpretive Center/Central School/Redmen Hall, 1394 W. State Route 4, Skamokawa; sponsored by the Friends of Skamokawa Foundation; to benefit the River Life Interpretive Center/Central School/Redmen Hall and a portion to benefit the St. James Family Center; free cookies and cider available.

Serendipity — A Creative Experience: 9 a.m.-4 .m. Nov. 24 and Nov. 25, and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 26, 1707 S. Kelso Drive, Kelso; sponsored by Vickie Jordan and Roxanne Forrest; to benefit Meals on Wheels.

NOV. 25

Castle Rock Festival of Lights Local Craftsman Bazaar (two bazaars at different locations): 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 25, Parker's Steakhouse and Brewery, 1300 Mount St. Helens Way N.E., and Castle Rock Elementary School, 700 Huntington Ave. S., Castle Rock; sponsored by and to benefit the Castle Rock Festival of Lights.

Deck the Hall Holiday Open House: noon-4 p.m. Nov. 25, 26 and 30, Dec. 1, 2, 3, 7, 8, 9, 10, 14, 15 and 16; River Life Interpretive Center/Central School/Redmen Hall, 1394 W. State Route 4, Skamokawa; sponsored by the Friends of Skamokawa Foundation; to benefit the River Life Interpretive Center/Central School/Redmen Hall and a portion to benefit the St. James Family Center; free cookies and cider available.

Jingle Bell Small Business Bazaar: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 25, Red Lion Hotel, 510 S. Kelso Drive, Kelso; sponsored by LuLaRoe Alexis Tate and LuLaRoe Jolee Slaven; to benefit the Humane Society of Cowlitz County.

Serendipity — A Creative Experience: 9 a.m.-4 .m. Nov. 25, and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 26, 1707 S. Kelso Drive, Kelso; sponsored by Vickie Jordan and Roxanne Forrest; to benefit Meals on Wheels

NOV. 26

Deck the Hall Holiday Open House: noon-4 p.m. Nov. 26 and 30, Dec. 1, 2, 3, 7, 8, 9, 10, 14, 15 and 16; River Life Interpretive Center/Central School/Redmen Hall, 1394 W. State Route 4, Skamokawa; sponsored by the Friends of Skamokawa Foundation; to benefit the River Life Interpretive Center/Central School/Redmen Hall and a portion to benefit the St. James Family Center; free cookies and cider available.

Serendipity — A Creative Experience: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 26, 1707 S. Kelso Drive, Kelso; sponsored by Vickie Jordan and Roxanne Forrest; to benefit Meals on Wheels

NOV. 30

Artisan Holiday Faire: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 30 and Dec. 1, Cassava's, corner of 14th Avenue and Broadway, Longview; sponsored by the Artisan Guild of Mount St. Helens; money from sale of $2 dog and cat Christmas treat bags go to the Humane Society of Cowlitz County; monetary donations, cat and kitten food, and new or useable towels accepted for the humane society.

Deck the Hall Holiday Open House: noon-4 p.m. Nov. 30, Dec. 1, 2, 3, 7, 8, 9, 10, 14, 15 and 16; River Life Interpretive Center/Central School/Redmen Hall, 1394 W. State Route 4, Skamokawa; sponsored by the Friends of Skamokawa Foundation; to benefit the River Life Interpretive Center/Central School/Redmen Hall and a portion to benefit the St. James Family Center; free cookies and cider available.

NOV. 30

Artisan Holiday Faire: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 30 and Dec. 1, Cassava's, corner of 14th Avenue and Broadway, Longview; sponsored by the Artisan Guild of Mount St. Helens; money from sale of $2 dog and cat Christmas treat bags will go to the Humane Society of Cowlitz County; monetary donations, cat and kitten food, and new or useable towels accepted for the humane society.

DEC. 1

Artisan Holiday Faire: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 1, Cassava's, corner of 14th Avenue and Broadway, Longview; sponsored by the Artisan Guild of Mount St. Helens; money from sale of $2 dog and cat Christmas treat bags go to the Humane Society of Cowlitz County; monetary donations, cat and kitten food, and new or useable towels accepted for the humane society.

Deck the Hall Holiday Open House: noon-4 p.m. Dec. 1, 2, 3, 7, 8, 9, 10, 14, 15 and 16; River Life Interpretive Center/Central School/Redmen Hall, 1394 W. State Route 4, Skamokawa; sponsored by the Friends of Skamokawa Foundation; to benefit the River Life Interpretive Center/Central School/Redmen Hall and a portion to benefit the St. James Family Center; free cookies and cider available.

DEC. 2

Christmas Bazaar: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 2, Longview First Church of God, 2335 46th Ave., Longview; sponsored by the church; to benefit an ADA-compliant restroom at the church.

Christmas Bazaar and Collectibles: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 2, Shilo Christian Fellowship, 701 East E. St., Rainier; sponsored by Shilo Christian Fellowship; to benefit Mountain Ministries directors Gary and Fay Miller; food available by donation.

Christmas Time in Toledo: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 2, Toledo High School, 1242 Washington (Highway 505), Toledo; sponsored by the Mighty Fine Seniors from the Toledo Senior Center; to benefit the Toledo Senior Center; hot lunch available, prices posted; doughnuts also available.

Deck the Hall Holiday Open House: noon-4 p.m.  Dec. 2, 3, 7, 8, 9, 10, 14, 15 and 16; River Life Interpretive Center/Central School/Redmen Hall, 1394 W. State Route 4, Skamokawa; sponsored by the Friends of Skamokawa Foundation; to benefit the River Life Interpretive Center/Central School/Redmen Hall and a portion to benefit the St. James Family Center; free cookies and cider available.

Handcrafted Holiday Bazaar: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 2, McClelland Center, 951 Delaware St., Longview; sponsored by Longview Recreation; to benefit recreation programs.

Hospice Holiday Bazaar: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 2, Community Home Health & Hospice, 1035 11th Ave., Longview; sponsored by and to benefit Community Home Health & Hospice.

Kelso Eagles Auxiliary Annual Christmas Bazaar: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 2 and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 3, 609 S. Pacific Kelso; sponsored by the Kelso Eagles Auxiliary; to benefit charities the Eagles supports; food available, prices posted.

DEC. 3

Deck the Hall Holiday Open House: noon-4 p.m.  Dec. 3, 7, 8, 9, 10, 14, 15 and 16; River Life Interpretive Center/Central School/Redmen Hall, 1394 W. State Route 4, Skamokawa; sponsored by the Friends of Skamokawa Foundation; to benefit the River Life Interpretive Center/Central School/Redmen Hall and a portion to benefit the St. James Family Center; free cookies and cider available.

Kelso Eagles Auxiliary Annual Christmas Bazaar: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 3, 609 S. Pacific Kelso; sponsored by the Kelso Eagles Auxiliary; to benefit charities the Eagles supports; food available, prices posted.

DEC. 7

Deck the Hall Holiday Open House: noon-4 p.m.  Dec. 7, 8, 9, 10, 14, 15 and 16; River Life Interpretive Center/Central School/Redmen Hall, 1394 W. State Route 4, Skamokawa; sponsored by the Friends of Skamokawa Foundation; to benefit the River Life Interpretive Center/Central School/Redmen Hall and a portion to benefit the St. James Family Center; free cookies and cider available.

DEC. 8

Deck the Hall Holiday Open House: noon-4 p.m.  Dec. 8, 9, 10, 14, 15 and 16; River Life Interpretive Center/Central School/Redmen Hall, 1394 W. State Route 4, Skamokawa; sponsored by the Friends of Skamokawa Foundation; to benefit the River Life Interpretive Center/Central School/Redmen Hall and a portion to benefit the St. James Family Center; free cookies and cider available.

Sixth Annual Holiday Bazaar/Estate/Christmas Blowout: 8 am.-6 p.m. Dec. 8 and Dec. 9, flower building on the Cowlitz County Fairgrounds, 1900 Seventh Ave., Longview; sponsored by RLB Crafts; to benefit military overseas care packages.

DEC. 9

Castle Rock Senior Center Bazaar/Festival of Lights: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 9, Castle Rock Senior Center, 222 Second Ave., Castle Rock; sponsored by and to benefit the senior center.

Deck the Hall Holiday Open House: noon-4 p.m.  Dec. 9, 10, 14, 15 and 16; River Life Interpretive Center/Central School/Redmen Hall, 1394 W. State Route 4, Skamokawa; sponsored by the Friends of Skamokawa Foundation; to benefit the River Life Interpretive Center/Central School/Redmen Hall and a portion to benefit the St. James Family Center; free cookies and cider available.

Giving Hope Holiday Bazaar and Toy Drive: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 9, Prestige Senior Living Monticello Park, 605 Broadway; sponsored by Prestige Senior Living and KUKN/KLOG; to benefit Community House on Broadway; boxed lunches ($5); cookies, coffee and pastries ($1 each); donate new toys to win raffle prizes.

Sixth Annual Holiday Bazaar/Estate/Christmas Blowout: 8 am.-6 p.m. Dec. 9, flower building on the Cowlitz County Fairgrounds, 1900 Seventh Ave., Longview; sponsored by RLB Crafts; to benefit military overseas care packages.

Toutle Country Christmas: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 9, Toutle Lake School, 5050 Spirit Lake Memorial Highway, Toutle; sponsored by Kevlyn Hoisington and Penny Cox; to benefit the Toutle Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Silver Lake Grange; food for sale as a fundraiser for the Toutle VFW; breakfast and lunch served, $5-$8.

DEC. 10, 14, 15, 16

Deck the Hall Holiday Open House: noon-4 p.m.  Dec. 10, 14, 15 and 16; River Life Interpretive Center/Central School/Redmen Hall, 1394 W. State Route 4, Skamokawa; sponsored by the Friends of Skamokawa Foundation;to benefit the River Life Interpretive Center/Central School/Redmen Hall and a portion to benefit the St. James Family Center; free cookies and cider available.

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