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Eggspect Great Local Food!

Eggspect Great Local Food!

“Eggs?” I hear you tut disapprovingly. “Surely these people are a little ahead of themselves, getting into the Easter thing so early.” Remarks may be made about the unseemly similarity to carols-before-Halloween. But hold on: these are not precocious decorations, these are groceries. You may not think of a winter fair as a place to […]

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Undercover Adventures

Undercover Adventures

Books. That’s what we’re talking about today. Adventures under the covers and between the sheets. Here at the James Bay Market Society, we’re big fans of the locally grown and locally crafted.  And this year at the Dickens Fair, we’re also offering the locally written!  Buy directly from the author and get your new book […]

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Deck That Hall!

Deck That Hall!

OK folks, it’s the darkest and rainiest time of the year. Which means we need bling. Lots of bling. A visit to the Dickens Fair can help you fill that deep-seated psychological need (I’m sure it is. Really.) for the shiny, the opulent, the over-the-top decorative. This year JK Artistry is offering hand-painted and often […]

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Picking a Bone (and other pet treats)

Picking a Bone (and other pet treats)

If you’ve got four-legged fur balls in your life – as opposed to the kind that hide under the bed – you’re probably looking for a few holiday treats for the domestic livestock. Two fine bakers of dog biscuits and other yummy canine treats will be at the Dickens Fair this year: Scruffy Dog Barkery […]

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16 Nov Posted by in Dickens Fair | Comments

It’s a Dickens of a Fair!

It’s a Dickens of a Fair!

James Bay’s Dickens Fair is one of the oldest winter fairs in Victoria. It’s been going strong since the 1970s and this year, it’s back and better than ever. There’s a great selection of holiday gift items, food, and decorations for you to browse; lively entertainment; and a cafe offering savoury soup, steaming drinks, and […]

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