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Christmas bazaars kick off first weekend in December, 2017


December 6, 2017

Blaine Countians could chose among several holiday bazaars this past weekend. The local bazaars have their roots in the Christmas bazaars, or "Christ child markets," that began in Germany in the late 1200's. Many of those early European bazaars still operate during Advent (from the first Sunday in December to Christmas Eve) and attract millions of visitors, having become a major draw for tourists. While the bazaars in Blaine County are more modest in size and length, they play a major role in raising funds for local non-profits and providing a fun way to get into the holiday spirit with foo...

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