The Women of St. Jude Catholic Church in Allen, TX will host the parish's 32nd Annual Holiday Craft Fair on Friday, November 3, and Saturday, November 4.  More than 90 vendors from Texas, Oklahoma, Indiana, Florida, and Louisiana will offer exclusive, handcrafted items including wooden furniture, decorative glass pieces, homemade scented candles, one-of-kind jewelry, floral arrangements, children's and women's boutique clothing and purses, gifts for pets and babies, school spirit items, quilts, original ceramic pieces and hand-painted decorative art.  

Admission to the St. Jude Holiday Craft Fair is free. Hours will be from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM on Friday, November 3, and from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM on Saturday, November 4. The first 2,000 shoppers to arrive at this holiday craft fair will receive a free holiday tote bag to help carry the items purchased.  

Shoppers attending the St. Jude Holiday Craft Fair can stop by the St. Jude kitchen to enjoy lunch prepared by the Women of St. Jude. Lunch fare will include homemade soups, chili, baked potatoes, and other homemade goodies.  The holiday craft fair menu will also feature the very popular Bistro Box and salads.  In addition, baked items such as cakes, pies, breads, and cookies will be available for purchase from the Sunshine & Rainbow Early Learning Center.

Raffle tickets will be available for purchase during the St. Jude Holiday Craft Fair.  Drawings will be held daily; winners do not have to be present to win.  Raffle prizes are being donated by the holiday craft vendors.  In addition, the AMA Food Pantry will be collecting non-perishable food items to help ensure everyone has a happy holiday season.

All proceeds from the St. Jude Holiday Fair will go to support the many charitable community projects sponsored by the Women of St. Jude for the upcoming year. 

St. Jude Catholic Church is located at 1515 North Greenville Avenue in Allen, between Exchange Parkway and Stacy Road. Parking spaces are plentiful and they are free. 

For more information, visit the parish website at





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