DAVIDSON – With the holidays quickly approaching, Ten Thousand Villages is planning ahead for its annual sale at Davidson College Presbyterian Church during Christmas in Davidson.

This year’s sale will be Nov. 29 through Dec. 1 from 6 to 9 p.m. and Dec. 2 from 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the church’s congregation house.

Ten Thousand Villages is a fair-trade retailer, creating opportunities for artisans in developing countries to earn an income by bringing their products and stories to U.S. markets through long-term, fair trading relationships.

Sale of the items will benefit artisans around the world in developing countries. Also, 10 percent of sales will help DCPC’s Global Missions programs.