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'Christmas in Perry Hall' Craft Show Benefiting Food Bank

Those who donate non-perishable food items during the daily show are entered into a raffle.

Since opening on Nov. 2, attendance at the annual "Christmas in Perry Hall" craft show has been "unbelievable, even more than last year," said show manager Sheila Crocken. 

The show is held daily at the Perry Hall Community Hall—on Gerst Road, about a third of a mile up from East Joppa Road, past New Gerst Lane—and will continue until Nov. 25. See the Patch event listing for times. 

Five more crafters than last year are participating for a total of 65. "They've brought in quite a lot of business and a lot more items, especially Ravens items," Crocken said. 

"It's a community up here. Everyone tells us how good our prices are. It's stuff you can't get at the mall or online. A lot of things are homemade," she added. 

One new addition to this year's show is a food drive for the Maryland Food Bank. Customers are urged to bring canned goods and other non-perishable food to the show. Cash donations are also accepted. Those who donate are entered into a raffle for a Santa display. 

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