Ye Old English Christmas Faire

First Weekend in December

Weekend of Festivities at the

First Congregational Church of Deep River


~ Three glorious events at our Christmas Faire Weekend ~

Join us for a full weekend of holiday cheer the first weekend of December!  starting Friday evening, when Dessert by Candlelight stirs up scrumptious homemade desserts. Enjoy a cup of coffee or tea, while you savor some holiday treats! Then "sneak a peek" at all that is in store for the following day as you wander about for a Christmas Faire preview! On Saturday, starting at 8:30 am, walk down our "village streets" and shop for handmade gifts and homemade goodies to include fresh bread that was baked while you slept. Live music will add to the spirit and be sure to have your picture taken with Santa! Stop by our Reindeer Restaurant to rev up with a continental breakfast or delicious luncheon entrees. On Sunday afternoon, we conclude with joyous holiday music in our Sanctuary.
A weekend enjoyed by all and surely not to be missed.

Contact:  BJ Hopkins at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Dessert by Candlelight

First Friday in December at 6:00 & 7:30  pm

Your choice of homemade mouth-watering desserts made from scratch along with tea or coffee! All for just $5.00 per person.

Tickets can be purchased on Sundays between services in Fellowship hall.  Individuals can also call the Church Office to reserve tickets: 860-526-5045


Ye Old English Christmas Faire

First Saturday in December from 8:30 am - 2:00 pm

Booths Include:

  • Ye Olde Country Delights - Handmade treasures, soap, jewelry and much more; homemade specialty sweets; gift baskets for all ages
  • Curiosity Shoppe - Handmade ornaments and holiday decorations Thread & Needle Shoppe - Handmade clothes with knitted and crocheted items
  • Nature's Gardens - Everlasting floral and Christmas arrangements, along with decorated live wreaths and hand-made bows
  • Santa's Workshoppe - Christmas crafts and cookie decorating for the children 
  • Christmas Photo with Santa - A festive Christmas setting with Santa
  • Sled Ornaments - Hand-painted names on wooden sleds
  • Reindeer Restaurant - Continental breakfast and a variety of snack and lunch selections
  • Sweet Shoppe - Homemade sweets, cookies, cakes, pies, jams and jellies
  • Lantern Light Chocolates - Homemade chocolates, confections and pops
  • Brick Oven - Homemade bisque, chili and soup of the day, along with our well-known homemade bread that is baked while you sleep
  • King's Treasures - Treasures of all kinds
  • Queen's Attic - Antiques and specialty items
  • Silent Auction - Unique one of a kind treasures
  • Toy Shoppe - Gently used toys and games for children

Holiday Concert

First Sunday in December at 3:00 pm

Featuring Pianist Bil Groth along with other surprise performers. Come sing along and feel the holiday spirit.

$10 adult
$5 children 6 - 12 years
Free children 5 and under

Tickets can be purchased on Sundays between services in Fellowship hall.  Individuals can also call the Church Office to reserve tickets: 860-526-5045