Christmas Craft Fair Underway at Nugget

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SPARKS, NV - "Crafts for Christmas" returns to the Nugget this Thanksgiving weekend. The Nugget and Jeff Williams Ltd. have teamed up for this 3rd annual holiday gift marketplace in the Rose Ballroom, Friday Nov. 23 through Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012.

There are more than 100 craft and gift booths, Santa Claus, cooking and cocktail demonstrations, floral arranging demonstrations, Christmas carolers and more.

There are of free activities for kids. John Ascuaga will do a special reading of the book "The Polar Express" for children and their families on Sunday at 1 p.m. and Santa will be available from noon until 3 p.m. on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. There will also be a special "Kids' Area" where children can create holiday artwork.

The Nugget has also added a gift wrapping station to benefit three local charities. Volunteers are on hand to wrap gifts for donations to their groups.

Crafts for Christmas is open Friday, November 23 from Noon to 7 p.m., Saturday, November 24 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday, November 25 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Parking and admission are free.