It's hard to believe, but November is here. And you know what's not far behind? The holidays. Yup, Christmas will be here before we know it. Here's a great chance for you to get a head start on that holiday shopping.

It's the United Methodist Church of Hyde Park Annual Craft & Fair Trade Marketplace from 10 am - 4 pm on Saturday, Nov. 10 in the Education Building at 1 Church Street. Shop for unique, handmade gifts from around the world including fair trade baskets, jewelry, crafts and other items from international artisans. Over 30 local artisans and business owners will also be selling their wares and services. You'll be able to get one of a kind gifts for your friends and family. Admission is free, and there will be drawings for door prizes.

For more information about the Annual Craft & Fair Trade Marketplace, call UMCHP at (845) 229-2114 or email event chairperson Gina Lacey at ginalacey37@yahoo.com.