‘Tis the season to be jolly, indeed! December is just striding in and the city is already gearing up to embrace the festive spirit with Christmas bazaars held for charitable causes and indulgent shopping expeditions. LBB shares a list of holiday specials that you need to make a beeline for.

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North East Christmas Bazaar

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United Charities Bazaar

United Charities Bazaar

Source: United Charities Bazaar

Source: United Charities Bazaar

Started off over 40 years ago, the annual United Christmas Bazaar is back to kickstart the season of sharing. Charities and home entrepreneurs are joining hands to help you get Christmas-ready with festival-themed decor and handicrafts. Table linen, T-shirts, jams, jellies, pies, cookies and cakes are on sale too. And remember, the more you shop and eat, at the day-long bazaar, the better you can help someone in need.

Where: Corporation Playground, Opposite St. Charles School, Lingarajpuram Main Road

When: Saturday, December 12, 10am-6pm

Find the event on Facebook here.

North East Christmas Bazaar

North east Christmas bazaar at richards town

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Experience Christmas the North East way, this time around. Organised in aid of Northeast Helpline, the afternoon to night festival is all about food – homemade cakes, snacks and succulent meats are all part of the menu. The evening also includes carol singing and a candlelight memorial.

Where: Holy Ghost Church, David Road, Richards Town

When: Saturday, December 12, 3pm-10pm

Find the event on Facebook here.

Christmas Carnival at Christa Vidyalaya

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Fun, food and games await you at the Christmas carnival at this local school. The kiddies can head out to a dedicated play area while you browse through book and handicraft stalls. When you are hungry, you can munch on a three-course buffet dinner, or buys plates of kababs, cakes, and cartons filled with popcorn.

Where: Christa Vidyalaya, Saddugunte Palya, Opposite Christ ICSE School, 2nd Gate, Dharmaram

When: Saturday, December 12, 2:30pm-10:30pm

Find them on Facebook here.

Christmas Fun at Calvary Cottage

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This one is exclusively for the kiddies. The tiny-tots gather around the Christmas Tree for a storytelling session by The Storywallahs followed by potting plants for a cleaner, greener festival. A little elf tells us that there’s also going to be an early visit from Santa and plenty of goodies to take home.

Where: Calvary Cottage, before Bagalur, Hennur Kannur Road

When: Saturday, 19 Dec, 2015, 10:30am-2pm

Find them on Facebook here.

The Silver Bazaar at Royal Orchid

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Source: The Swinging 60’s Silver Bazaar

Hosted by The Silver Surfers Club, a platform that showcases people who have retired  but are still raring to go, The Silver Bazaar is a great place to pick up gifts and goodies for Christmas. You’ll find stalls, run by the Silver Surfers, selling everything from one-of-a-kind dresses to ethnic block prints, and silver and beaded jewellery. You can also scoop up delicious jams, preserves, cakes and bakes. The added bonus is the LBB Crew will also be around.

Where: Hotel Royal Orchid, 1, Golf Avenue, HAL Airport Road

When: Saturday, 12 Dec, 2015, 10am-8pm

Find them on Facebook here.

Featured image via: The United Charities Bazaar