It's the middle of November which means the well-organized have all their Christmas shopping done and wrapped. For everyone else, here are the upcoming Christmas shopping opportunities in the Cumberland Valley!

The Country Christmas Craft Show will be at the Trinity Fellowship Center in Walnut Bottom from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m on Nov. 14. Over 40 arts and crafts vendors will fill an old schoolhouse with all kinds of hand-crafted creations PLUS they offer a full menu of breakfast and lunch items with a sit-down area to eat in! Look for the special Christmas ornament tree, Santa for kids, baked goods from youth group, additional outside vendors (weather permitting), and more. Plenty of free parking.

Chocolate, wine, cheese and clothes... this next event has it all. At Leaf of Eve in Enola, Nov. 14-15 and again on the 21-22, enjoy samples of Turning Leaf's Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Cabernet Sauvignon as well as Wind & Willow's delicious cheese balls. Shop for clothing from Insight, Khangura, Funky People, Jillnova sweaters and more! Gift items from Mudpie & Chacha designs, chocolates from Ashers (checkout the 3lb turkey) and cookies from Otterbein Bakery.

After hitting the mall and other big lot stores on Black Friday head to the Black Friday Sale at Meadowbrooke Gourds. The sale runs from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. on Nov. 27. Free gift to the first 100 customers spending $10.00 or more. The more you spend, the more you save! Spend at least $25.00, get 10% off total purchase, spend $50.00, get 15% off total purchase, or spend $100.00, get 20% off total purchase.

If I am missing a great holiday shopping opportunity please let me know!