LACONIA — The Belknap Mill's 5th annual Holiday Bazaar held on Saturday, December 14 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The Holiday Bazaar offers a variety of unique gifts for the holidays and beyond. The items for sale by the 30 local crafters will include homemade jam, jellies and pickles, peanut brittle, zucchini salsa, maple syrup, candy and nuts, raw honey, goat milk soap, jewelry, crocheted hats and gloves and towels, table runners and placemats, stenciled canvas totes, quilted pot-holders, hot pads and coasters, aprons, dog sweaters, gourmet dog treats, pottery, wooden bowls, toys, pens, greeting cards, wine bottle stoppers and rocking horse, soy candles, birch tree candle holders, bat and bird houses, holiday decorations and ornaments, and photography.
The Belknap Mill will hold a bake sale and a drawing for donated craft items, proceeds of which will benefit the Mill's historical, educational, and cultural programs.
In addition to items by the vendors, the Belknap Mill Gift Shop offers items year-round, including socks made on the Mill's vintage machines, note cards, postcards, matted prints, toys, books on local history, walking sticks, jigsaw puzzles, and jewelry.
"Our Holiday Bazaar is a wonderful opportunity to support local crafters and the Historic Belknap Mill," said Bazaar Coordinator Judi Taggart. "This year, we've added new crafters from outside the Lakes Region, with many things perfect for gift baskets or hostess gifts."