VIEDO: Youbou’s Christmas Craft Fair continues to draw a crowd, year after year

Youbou Craft Fair is a colourful and fun way to get into the holiday spirit. (Lexi Bainas/Gazette)
The Forest Fairies, Margaret Southall and Tracee Desmarais, have been out and about hiding their creations in the woods. They also sell them so you can join the fun. (Lexi Bainas/Gazette)
There are so many things to see at the annual Youbou Craft Fair, it’s hard to decide what you’re going to buy. (Lexi Bainas/Gazette)
Harry Elzinga is The Toymaker. ‘Lots of my trucks end up on office desks,’ he laughs. (Lexi Bainas/Gazette)
Rikkan Pederson and Cherish Stewart are having fun selling their crafts at the Youbou Christmas Fair. (Lexi Bainas/Gazette)

Parking was at a premium Saturday, Nov. 25 as Youbou Community Hall played host to the annual Youbou Christmas Craft Fair.

There was lots to see: interesting gifts, toys, woodwork, decorations, and, of course, food.



lexi.bainas@cowichanvalleycitizen.com

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