Here’s a suggestion for a fun, family-oriented weekend getaway that will let you get a jump on your Christmas shopping with the chance to purchase one-of-a-kind handcrafted gifts. Just plan a visit to the Appalachian Mountain Christmas event in Winchester, Ohio on Friday, November 14, Saturday, November 15 and Sunday, November 16.
Appalachian Mountain Christmas Taking place on the grounds of the Hilltop Designs/GoodSeed Nursery & Garden Center, the 3-day Appalachian Mountain Christmas event will feature more than 40 of Southern Ohio’s top artists, crafters and artisans offering their unique merchandise for sale.
Craftspeople include the renowned Grandpa’s Pottery, Laurel Barn Quilts, the Skribbler Caricature artist, Cedar Mountain Woodworking, Mill Branch Soap, Bee Charmer Honey, Locust Hill Farm, Betty’s Sew Creative and Buckeye Confections.
Other items for sale include jewelry, stained glass, Alpaca products, wind chimes, paintings, doll clothes, handmade old fashioned wooden toys and Christmas ornaments and decorations, just to name a few.
Free live musical entertainment on Sunday (from 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.) will be provided by singer-songwriter Steve Free.
Food will be available for purchase including homemade soups, chicken salad croissants, soft pretzels, chili, peanut butter & jelly sandwiches and various beverages including cider.
Hours for the Appalachian Mountain Christmas event are 10 a.m. -5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Sunday. Admission is free.
For those guests who would like to stay overnight in the area, check out the Comfort Inn in nearby Seaman, Ohio (4.5 miles from Winchester) located at 55 Stern Dr. Call 800-230-4134 for pricing, availability or to make reservations.
For more information about the Appalachian Mountain Christmas call 937-695-5545 or get online at www.appalachianmountainchristmas.homestead.com.
The Hilltop Designs/GoodSeed Nursery & Garden Center (site of the Appalachian Mountain Christmas) is located at 9764 Tri-County Rd. in Winchester, Ohio. Winchester is 240 miles from Cleveland and it is approximately a 4 hour drive.