BELGRADE — The Belgrade Community Center for All Seasons will be part of three consecutive weekends that will bring people to Belgrade to shop local.

* The Center will host its first Vendor Fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. The event will bring more than 20 home sales representatives under one roof. The vendors are part of the small business network in Maine, many hold full-time jobs besides their in-home sales business. Visitors will have the opportunity to purchase, sample and order products they may not have seen before. They can book home parties and view fall/winter merchandise. Baked goods will be sold by the Belgrade Central School PTO, lunch will be sold by the Board of Parks and Recreation and a table that will be collecting care package donations for Belgrade soldiers serving in Afghanistan.

* Oktoberfest will be celebrated Saturday, Oct. 6. Many of Belgrade Village’s shops and restaurants will host fun events throughout the day. Leaf-peepers can enjoy music, food and family fun. There will be hay rides, crafts and local produce. The Center for All Seasons will have family activities including a bounce house, pumpkin carving, games and more from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Adults can return to the Center to enjoy an Oktoberfest Beer and Wine Garden fundraiser from 3 to 6 p.m., which has been sponsored by many local businesses.

* The Belgrade Community Center for All Seasons will host its annual craft fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13. There will be about 25 tables of locally made items. Cub Scouts will sell lunch and the Board of Parks and Recreation will sell baked goods.

For more information, call 495-3481.

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