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Sterling Renaissance Festival

Sunday, July 29, 2018

THE STERLING RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL is one of the oldest and most successful producers of professional interactive entertainment in the world. Thrill to the excitement of over 100 stage and street performers, professional actors, comedians and musicians who whimsically recreate an authentic English Renaissance village for you to experience. Join the merriment at the Pub Sing, Wench Auction and Trial & Dunke. Witness dozens of artisans demonstrating their fine craftsmanship .....

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Shaker Woods Festival

Saturday, August 18, 2018

JUICE AND MUFFIN are served en route to COLUMBIANA, OHIO known as the BIGGEST LITTLE TOWN IN OHIO. It’s the 36th 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. ....

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Port Dover-Summer Festival

Sunday, August 19, 2018

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....

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NY Craft Sampling Tour

Sunday, August 26, 2018

We’re heading to WESTERN NEW YORK COUNTIES to enjoy some of the greatest pairings, food, fun, tastings and MORE! Our first stop of the day is the EAST HILL CREAMERY in Perry, NY. SEATED IN A LOVELY CHALET, GUESTS SAMPLE VARIETIES OF CHEESES and learn a brief history of local creamers and how this company was created. TOUR OF FACILITY included along with a discount to purchase some delicious product. Next, we’re off to DEER RUN WINERY. During our visit, we will enjoy a BUFFET LUNCH CATERED BY THE RED OSIER RESTAURANT with a SAMPLING OF WINES including ONE PAIRED WITH A COOKIE MADE BY THE FINGER LAKES COOKIE COMPANY. Guests will enjoy a tour of the vineyard and tank room. OSB CIDERWORKS is our next stop where we will meet the maker! ..

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Letchworth & Hidden Valley Safari Adventure

Thursday, September 20, 2018

LET YOUR IMAGINATION RUN WILD! Interact and feed animals from all over the world! We’re off to a trip to the HIDDEN VALLEY ANIMAL ADVENTURE located in VARYSBURG, NY. Fall is the best time of the year to visit – watch the animals roam this fantastic facility in a safe environment! Let your imagination run wild! It’s an adventure you’ll be talking about for months. Your adventure includes a GUIDED TROLLEY RIDE and INTERACT WITH OVER 30 SPECIES OF ANIMALS FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD. FALL TIME is the best time to see the leaves changes as we visit ....

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Letchworth Arts & Craft Show

Saturday, October 6, 2018

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

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

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!

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Old Fashioned Christmas In The Woods

Saturday, October 13, 2018

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 24th 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....

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Your Choice Toronto

Saturday, October 13, 2018

It's a comprehensive interactive marketplace and CANADA'S LARGEST CONSUMER SHOW dedicated to sewing, knitting, quilting, beading, needlework, scrapbooking, DIY decorating, crafting, fibre, textile and paper arts and more. The show floor is buzzing and where you will browse, feel, touch and buy the newest fabrics, fibres, papers, beads, notions, tools, books, kits, patterns, equipment and more. It's infused with dynamic attractions that change every year. This world-class ....

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A German Christmas

Saturday, November 10, 2018

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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Christmas Connection Craft Show

Saturday, November 17, 2018

Enjoy JUICE AND MUFFIN en route to CLEVELAND. We will make a rest stop en route to our destination. The Christmas shopping season starts here with over 650 booths, including 140 new vendors, offering something for everyone on your shopping list, naughty or nice! Holiday music throughout the weekend will get everyone into the holiday mood! Local choirs and gospel groups, Irish dance and music bands will be playing and performing all of the seasonal favorites. Handmade soaps, pottery,....

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