Dickens Fair returns to James Bay

The James Bay Community Centre will come alive with local artisans as part of the Dickens Fair this weekend.

The James Bay Community Centre will come alive with local artisans as part of the Dickens Fair this weekend.

Th 36th annual event includes  new and returning retail vendors, selling knitting, jewelry, ornaments, greeting cards and crocheted hats, sweaters, mitts and baby items.

The fair will also include decorative glass works, wind chimes, stone vessels, candle holders, art prints and calendars, among other things.

Marilyn the Chicken Lady will be there to introduce children to her feathered friends, while food vendors will be selling jams, maple syrups and soup mixes.

The fair, which has become  a family holiday tradition for many, takes place Saturday, Dec. 3 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the James Bay Community Centre. Admission is $2 and children under 12 are free.

An ATM will be available on site.