28th Annual Holiday Peace Fair
Join South Bay peace and social justice groups as we gather for fund raising, socializing, and outreach.
Saturday, Dec. 4
10 am to 4 pm
Campbell United Methodist Church. 1675 WInchester Blvd., Campbell
Musical groups and other multicultural entertainers perform throughout the day. Organizations sell crafts and other items so members, friends, and the public can buy noncommercial, alternative gifts.
See the entertainment schedule here.
(Abve: El Grito de la Cultura dancers at the 2006 Holiday Peace Fair)
This not only helps the organizations but at the same time buyers get superior gifts at excellent prices. Where Third World products are involved, there is a direct benefit to those craftspeople. New and gently used sales items let people to find quality gift choices, including alternatives to war toys.
Among the food available: delicious desserts to eat right away or take home, lunch for a moderate price, beverages -- hot cider, fair trade coffee, tea, and cocoa and cold sodas.
$2 donation at the door or get your tickets at the SJPJC or from other participating groups. Funds (after general fair expenses) are contributed to local and international service organizations: American Indian Education Center, Low-Income Self-Help Center, Veterans for Peace Iraq Water Project, and Afghan Institute for Learning are the 2010 groups.
This event is sponsored by WILPF & San Jose Peace & Justice Center