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Annual Holly Berry Market welcomes Christmas

Fifth graders, from left, Sara Lafayette, Jasheil Chupuicl, and Meredith Franklin decorate gingerbread houses during their art class at St. Teresa's School Wednesday. The girls were preparing for the 16th annual Holly Berry Market and plan to use the gingerbread houses as center pieces for the "Tea Room" service during the event Nov. 21. (DATE ??). (story by Cathy) photo taken 11-11-09 (joe.bellacomo@albanyherald.com)

Fifth graders, from left, Sara Lafayette, Jasheil Chupuicl, and Meredith Franklin decorate gingerbread houses during their art class at St. Teresa's School Wednesday. The girls were preparing for the 16th annual Holly Berry Market and plan to use the gingerbread houses as center pieces for the "Tea Room" service during the event Nov. 21. (DATE ??). (story by Cathy) photo taken 11-11-09 (joe.bellacomo@albanyherald.com)

ALBANY -- It's time, once again, for the Holly Berry Market.

The 16th annual event will be held 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at St. Teresa's Church, located at 421 Edgewood Lane.

Admission is $2, with children 12 and under admitted free.

The day will feature a variety of gifts and craft items, including woodcrafts, ornaments, personalized items, papering lotions, soaps, collegiate items, jewelry, needlework, original artwork, fashion handbags.

In addition, the yearly event will also feature the Mrs. Claus Bakery, which offers fresh baked cakes, pies, bread and cookies.

"Many items will be packaged ready to go, whether you are traveling for Thanksgiving or staying cozy at home," states a news release.

Santa's Cafe and the Tea Room will also offer opportunity for refreshment.

In addition, a $2 raffle ticket for the event's Sweet Prize Raffle Packages and a silent auction will be available, as will photos with Santa for $5

Childcare at the Little Angel's Playground with activities and pizza, as well as a nursery, will be available for $5 per child.

For more information, call (229 436-0134 or visit www.stteresas.org.