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Pictures, pottery, jewelry, metal works, quilts, candles and even sparkling apple cider are just a few types of art for perusal or sale at the first Wyoming County Cultural Center Festival of Fine Arts and Crafts, set for today and tomorrow at the Banquet Hall of Triton Hose Co., 108 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. At tonight’s preview, from 5:30 to 9, patrons can shop the marketplace and enjoy wine and hors d’oeuvres. The market will then be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. tomorrow. This floral design by Distinctively Raisa is a sample offering.

THIS WEEK: NOV. 3 to 9, 2006

Rummage Sale. Plymouth Christian Church, 9-15 E. Main St., Plymouth. Today, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to noon. 779-9934 or 779-4779.

Fall Rummage Sale. St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 316 S. Mountain Blvd., Mountain Top. Today, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. followed by a $1 Bag Sale 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. 474-6616.

Festival of Fine Arts and Crafts, a marketplace of juried artists and crafters offering hand-crafted items including pottery, photography, watercolors, candles, metal works, quilts and more. Triton Hose Co. No. 1, West Tioga Street, Tunkhannock. Begins tonight with a Preview Night of wine and hors d’oeuvres from 5:30 to 9 ($10).Continues Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. ($2). 996-1500.

A Harvest Happening, a silent auction with food stations and desserts. Sponsored by the Dunmore United Methodist Church at the Melting Pot, 2119 Washburn St., Scranton. Tonight, 7 to 10. $20. 343-3789.

Flea Market. Mountain Grange 567, West Eighth Street at Bodle Road, Carverton. Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. with lunch served 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. 477-5462.

Gallery of Gifts with 20 specialized merchants and crafters, homemade baked goods and basket raffle. Blessed Sacrament Church, 65 Rock St., Hughestown. Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 655-6076.

Baked Goods, Hoagies, Soup and Rummage Sale. Resurrection of the Lord Polish National Catholic Church, 35 Zerby Ave., Edwardsville. Saturday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 283-2686.

Holiday Bazaar with a flea market, baked goods and kitchen cupboard. Ashley Presbyterian Church, 32 N. Main St., Ashley. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with luncheon served at 11 a.m. 826-1367.

Chinese Auction with specialty baskets, collectibles, a lottery basket, food and refreshments. Dorrance Township Volunteer Fire Department, 402 St. John’s Road, Wapwallopen. Sunday with doors at 11 a.m. and drawing at 2 p.m. 868-6763.

Sports Card Show with guest signer Walt Michaels of the Green Bay Packers and the Cleveland Browns. Victoria Inns & Suites, Route 315, Pittston Township. Tuesday, 5 to 9 p.m. Proceeds benefit the United Way of Wyoming Valley. 829-6711 or 655-1234.

FUTURE

Craft Sale, 14th annual event with a Welsh cookie sale and luncheon with homemade soup. Eastern Star Building, 11 Foster St., Dallas. Nov. 11, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 675-1367.

Bloomsburg Antique Show with 75 exhibitors and thousands of antiques for sale. Bloomsburg Fairgrounds, Route 11, Bloomsburg. Nov. 11, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Nov. 12, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. 323-5108.

Holiday Fair with more than 35 vendors, children’s games, ethnic foods, bake sale, gift baskets and raffles. Sacred Heart School, 607 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. Nov. 11, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Nov. 12, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. 823-4988.

Craft and Vendor Fair, with a Chinese auction, bake sale, food and raffles. St. Joseph’s Church, 97 E. 6th St., Wyoming. Nov. 11, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. 693-2106.

Citrus Food Sale, oranges, grapefruits, apples and tangelos. Sponsored by the Crestwood Band Parents. Order by Nov. 15; delivery in mid December. 474-0637.

Flea Market with luncheon available. Bloomingdale Grange, Grange Hall Road, Bloomingdale. Nov. 18, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. $5 per table rental. 256-7610.

Flea Market. Mountain Grange 567, West Eighth Street at Bodle Road, Carverton. Nov. 18, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. with lunch served 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. 477-5462.

Christmas Craft Fair with lunch items, raffles, Cookie Walk, Angel Memory Tree, activity area and more than 50 vendors. Sponsored by the Factoryville Fire Co. Ladies Auxiliary. Lackawanna Trail Elementary Center, 178 College Ave., Factoryville. Nov. 18, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 945-7699.

Victorian Christmas Sale. Step back into the 1890s and shop for reproduction Victorian gifts and treasures while enjoying wassail and holiday treats. Historic Hillside Mansion, Hillside Farms, 65 Hillside Road, Trucksville. Nov. 18, noon to 5 p.m. $10. 696-4500.

Fall Craft Show, sponsored by the Nescopeck Elementary School. With 80 artisans, a Chinese auction, bake sale and lunch. Berwick Area Middle School, 1100 Evergreen Drive, Berwick. Nov. 25, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 379-2816.

VENDORS WANTED

Vendors and Crafters Wanted for the 7th annual Swing into Spring Craft Show, sponsored by the Wyoming County American Red Cross. Tunkhannock Area High School, 120 West Tioga St., Tunkhannock. March 3, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. $20 per space. Information and registration: 836-2626.

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