A very big thank you to all the vendors and customers who made Christmas in Strafford 2016 a huge success. We are very grateful to all of you.
As always...we'll update the website thoughout the year, and we look forward to seeing you at Christmas in Strafford 2017!
IMPORTANT: For those who wish to participate in Christmas In Strafford (vendors) below are two separate forms.
The Strafford Resident form should be mailed to Debbie Sawyer,
the form for the Grange, Bow Lake Church and Waldron Store should be sent to Diane Waldron.
Please be sure to choose the form that applies to you and mail it to the appropriate person. Thank you.
TO DOWNLOAD AND PRINT THE 2017
STRAFFORD RESIDENTS REGISTRATION FORM
Strafford Residents who would like to participate
in this event, email Mary Hoyt at
or call Mary at 603-664-5787
TO DOWNLOAD AND PRINT THE 2017
GRANGE, WALDRON STORE, and
BOW LAKE CHURCH
If you would like to particapate at the Grange,
Waldron Store or Bow Lake Church
or call Diane at 603-664-9396
Welcome to the 28th Annual
CHRISTMAS IN STRAFFORD
"A Wonderful Way To Spend The Day"
Place: Strafford, NH 03884
Dates: Saturday and Sunday
December 2 & 3, 2017
Hours: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
GPS Address: 569 Province Rd., Strafford, NH (Strafford Grange Hall)
We are celebrating our 28th year!
The 28th person to visit each home
marked with a gift box on the map
will win a special gift. Read each stop
for details. You could be a winner!!
See below to download the
2017 Christmas in Strafford Map
If "Christmas in Strafford" is new to you... it's a time when the local artisans and craftspeople of Strafford, NH (and friends) open their homes and studios to the public. 20+ locations are open (local homes, along with the Bow Lake Grange Hall, Waldron Store and Bow Lake Church). Refreshments are served, and all manner of hand-crafted items are available for sale.
Many of our craftsmen are juried "League of New Hampshire Craftsmen", and all our craftsmen offer high quality hand-crafted products. Click on each name (to the left & right) to view a sampling of each stop's offerings...
CHRISTMAS IN STRAFFORD MAPS
The map will help you get around Strafford! Each stop is well marked on the map, with a location # and a description of their offerings. To help you find each stop as you travel around Strafford, you will see large "Nutcracker" signs with the stop #'s well marked, letting you know you have reached your stop destination. Maps for Christmas in Strafford are available throughout November at the Strafford Town Hall, Hill Library, and Isinglass Country Store. The Map is also available in the November Strafford Community Calendar.
During the event (December 2 & 3) maps can be found at: Isinglass Country Store, the Waldron Store and the Bow Lake Grange Hall (in the kitchen area), and the Bow Lake Church (in the Idlepines room)
DOWNLOAD THE 2017 CHRISTMAS IN STRAFFORD MAP BELOW (to follow)
THE GRANGE HALL - Stop #7
* The Bow Lake Grange Hall, at 569 Province Rd. will be open - with lots of crafters - on Saturday, December 3rd. Be sure to stop by to see all the beautiful items displayed there!
* A Delicious lunch will be served at the Grange Hall on Saturday. Choose from a variety of soups, stews, sandwiches and desserts...eat in or take out!
* There is ample parking at the Grange Hall
* Please note that the Grange Hall is open on Saturday, Dec 3rd only
* There is a restroom at this location
THE WALDRON STORE - Stop #4
This year "The Waldron Store", a historical site in Strafford, will present 8 craftsmen. Stop by to see hand-crafted Christmas ornaments, woodburned trays and boxes, matching baby sets, handbags, dog treats, toys & hand-made scarves, beautiful hand-crafted santas and more!
There is a restroom at this location.
NEW STOP! - THE BOW LAKE CHURCH - Stop #30
Near the Waldron Store - open on Saturday (only) 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Stop by this new location to view the beautiful crafts displayed there.
* You will find 6 crafters in Bow Lake Church's "Idlepines Room", located in the back of the church.
* Enter the parking lot and go around to the Idlepines room door which is located at the back of the church, on the left, as you face the church.
* There is a restroom at this location.
We hope you enjoy this new stop!
There is ample parking at the Grange Hall, Waldron Store and Bow Lake Church.
Featured in the Christmas in Strafford event:
* 17 Strafford homes and studios
* Bow Lake Grange Hall
* Waldron Store
* Bow Lake Church
Each venue is piled high with beautiful hand-crafted products. Each location is a welcoming place…filled with beautiful items and good cheer! Be sure to follow the map that will take you to each stop…and be ready to spend a fun day (or two!) in Strafford!
Please note: The sale of all Alcohol products are prohibited