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Harvest Craft Fair is set for Nov. 9-10

There are quite a few hunting weekends around the corner, so if you happen to be left indoors and unarmed over the weekend of Nov. 9 and 10, what can you do? There’s a new event in Hastings that might just pique your interest.

Stop by the Hastings Harvest 2-Day Craft Fair inside the parish hall at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church and start your holiday shopping. From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, there will be lots of handmade and homemade crafts and products from all over the Twin Cities to choose from. 

There will be jewelry, refurbished teddy bears, cozy hats and mittens, crocheted items, baby blankets, dips and jellies, handmade appliquéd onesies and headbands, soaps, photos and portraits, knit goods, Christmas ornaments, handmade cards and more.

There is no fee for admission. Concessions are available each day, plus there are free drawings for shoppers every hour. Hastings-area piano musicians will play in the background as shoppers visit the many booths of treasures on their hunt for the perfect gift.

If you are a crafter interested in reserving a space, the fee is $30 per booth until Nov. 1 and $50 after Nov. 1. Electricity is available for $5 per day, and tables can be rented for $5.

The building will be open for setup at 7 a.m. Nov. 9, and all items must be removed from the sale site no later than 4:30 p.m. on Nov. 10.  Booth displays are restricted to a maximum height of eight feet. Crafters receive free coffee and tickets for two free food items. Renters are asked to donate one item for the hourly drawing. Handmade items only will be accepted.

For more information on the Hastings Harvest 2-Day Craft Fair, contact Sarah Sprinthall at 651-437-4254 or, or visit