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Port Dover-Summer Festival

Sunday, August 20, 2017

Welcome to Ontario’s South Coast nestled on the North Shore of Lake Erie. The third weekend in August is always a special time in Port Dover. The Port Dover Summer Festival, or Art in the Park as it is commonly referred to, has been attracting thousands of visitors on this particular weekend for over 40 years. Spend the afternoon in PORT DOVER, ONT. featuring their ANNUAL SUMMER FESTIVAL. Over 200 crafters and artists will be in historic Powell Park. More Crafts, Antique & Collectibles on shaded Market Street. There will be merchant sidewalk sales, on Main Street, Walker Street and all around town. Entertainment and fun activities for all. Lunch is on own at the festival. Enjoy all that this picturesque lakeside ...

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Shaker Woods Festival

Saturday, August 26, 2017

JUICE AND MUFFIN are served en route to COLUMBIANA, OHIO known as the BIGGEST LITTLE TOWN IN OHIO. It’s the 35th year of SHAKER WOODS tradition and it’s bigger and better than ever! This festival is hosting more than 200 of the best juried craftspeople in the country. Each craftsperson will be dressed in Shaker period clothing while demonstrating and selling their remarkable handmade wares. While on the grounds, bring your walking shoes for a journey down the rustic paths throughout the beautifully manicured woods, while enjoying the aroma of great country cooking over open fires and the sound of free entertainment located at two different stages throughout the woods. If rest and relaxation are your desire during the day, enjoy one of our extraordinary man-made gardens that only Shaker Woods can deliver. It's simply relaxing. Enjoy approx. 4 hours at the festival. DINNER IS INCLUDED following our visit to the...

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Ohio Mart

Thursday, October 5, 2017

We’re heading to AKRON, OH area. We’ll meet our GUIDE in Ohio to begin our touring. LUNCH is included at Papa Joe’s Restaurant The Iacomini Family first opened their doors in 1932, The heart & soul has been "Papa Joe" Iacomini. Iacomini Family has always been considered the first family of fine & traditional dining in the Akron area. Joe's legacy lives on with the fourth generation of restaurateurs. This afternoon, we will travel to the STAN HYWET HALL & GARDENS for OHIO MART. The 51ST ANNUAL OHIO MART IS STAN HYWET’S ANNUAL ARTISAN CRAFT SHOWCASE AND A MAJOR FUNDRAISER FOR THE ESTATE. Enjoy gorgeous autumn weather and major retail therapy with 120+ exhibitors talented in sculpture, photography, garden art, ceramics, textiles jewelry, hand crafted furniture and MORE! The house features the autumn edition of “inspiration in Bloom:, a fresh floral display by area florists and designers. Enjoy entertainment, lunch in the food court (on own) and hot gingerbread cookies – an Ohio Mart Tradition...

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Letchworth Arts & Craft Show

Saturday, October 7, 2017

Begin with Lunch at the GLEN IRIS INN, located IN LETCHWORTH STATE PARK. Then proceed to the ANNUAL LETCHWORTH ARTS & CRAFT SHOW. This show is sponsored by the Arts Council of Wyoming County. The LETCHWORTH ARTS & CRAFTS SHOW & SALE®, sponsored by the ARTS COUNCIL FOR WYOMING COUNTY, presents the finest of artists, artisans and craftspeople from all over the country. The show takes place at the Highbanks Recreation Area of Letchworth State Park. Enjoy peak fall foliage at the spectacular "Grand Canyon of the East" along with the best in pottery, paintings, quilts and fiber arts, handcrafted jewelry, photography, furniture, decorative painting, dried floral pieces and more -- just in time for holiday gift shopping. Over 300 artisans display their wares along with plenty of food vendors and many other activities for the whole family. It’s just in time for holiday shopping. Over 300 artisans display their wares along with plenty of food vendors and many other activities for the whole family...

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Oktoberfest Celebration

Friday, October 13, 2017

Enjoy the autumn day as we travel to the CHAUTAUQUA INSTITUTION to celebrate OKTOBERFEST STYLE! Take a HORSE DRAWN WAGON RIDE AROUND BESTOR PLAZA. Stroll through the shops. DANCE A POLKA OR TWO SING A LONG OR JUST CLAP YOUR HANDS AND TAP YOUR TOES TO A LIVE GERMAN OOMPAH BAND! There will be a GERMAN BUFFET LUNCHEON at the ATHENAEUM HOTEL featuring all of your favorites including German chocolate cake! Sit in on a cooking class to learn how to make a favorite German dish. There will be fresh produce of the season, PUMPKIN DECORATING, SCARE CROWS and did we mention, BEER! Come in your German attire and maybe you’ll be the winner of the best Oktoberfest Lederhosen and Dirndl Contest. Dress for the weather – enjoy the fall OKTOBERFEST STYLE...

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Old Fashioned Christmas In The Woods

Saturday, October 14, 2017

JUICE AND MUFFIN are served en route to Columbiana, Ohio known as the Biggest Little Town in Ohio. AN OLD-FASHIONED CHRISTMAS IN THE WOODS at beautiful SHAKER WOODS is bigger and better than ever – celebrating their 23RD season!! Shop for hand-crafted holiday gift items from some of the country’s best craftspeople in a setting that only Shaker Woods can deliver. The Woods are transformed into a holiday wonderland with each booth beautifully decorated in an old-fashioned holiday theme. See craftspeople demonstrate their unique skills right before your eyes including woodworkers, floral designers, blacksmiths, potters, tole painters, basket wavers and many others. Enjoy approx 4 ½ -5 hours at the festival before we travel to nearby DAS DUTCH VILLAGE for our FAMILY STYLE DINNER. The Village is memorable. Visit Old Fashioned Main Street, Specialty shops, Nostalgic Log House Museum and MORE!...

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Your Choice Toronto

Saturday, October 28, 2017

If you enjoy sewing and needlework, you’ll want to attend the world’s largest consumer show of its kind including seminars, exhibits and “how to” demonstrations at the Convention Centre in Toronto. ~ OR ~ Do your own thing!...

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A German Christmas

Saturday, November 11, 2017

Travel to the quaint town of Canandaigua, to the GRANGER HOMESTEAD for their annual FESTIVAL OF TREES & CHRISTKINDL MARKET. A visit to the 1816 former home of the Granger Family, will certainly put you in the Holiday Spirit! The Mansion is decorated with over 100 entries including Holiday Trees, Wreaths, Mantel Displays, Table Decorations, Quilts, Stockings, & Floral Arrangements. The CHRISTKINDL MARKET, is a....

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