2017 Holiday Shopping Begins Veterans Day in Bloomsburg

Turkey sculpture with red bow around neck and Santa hat in front of blazing fireplaceNovember has arrived, and with it the beginning of our great holiday shopping events in Northeastern Pennsylvania. Veterans Day Weekend kicks off this festive season with the Wildlife Art Expo at the Montour Nature Preserve, the semi-annual Bloomsburg Antique Show, and the opening of tree farms with specials events.

The Wildlife Art Expo at the Montour Preserve Visitor Center / Environmental Education Center will feature a display of original art with a wide variety of outdoor and wildlife themes. Artists’ media include photography, painting, pen and ink drawing, and woodworking. You can chat with the different artists and learn more about their creations on Saturday and Sunday afternoons.
Location: Montour Preserve Environmental Education Center, 374 Preserve Road, Danville, PA.
(Note: Their address recently changed; use their former address of 700 Preserve Road in online mapping programs or navigation systems)
Phone: 570-336-2060
Dates & Times: Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017, from 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
                           Sunday, November 12, 2017, from 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Bloomsburg Antiques Show and Sale is one of the oldest in our region, featuring over 70 dealers. Whether you’re an experienced collector or just beginning, you’ll find both a great variety of antiques and many kinds of collectibles. The show is family friendly, and includes homemade concessions. Visit their Facebook page for current updates and a coupon for $1.00 off your admission.
Location: Bloomsburg Fairgrounds, 620 West 3rd Street, Bloomsburg, PA
Phone: 570-650-0804
Dates & Times: Saturday, November 11, 2017 from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
                           Sunday, November 12, 2017 from 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Admission: $6 ($5 with coupon)

Rohrbach’s Farm Market, Bakery and Gift Shop wants to help you ‘Catch the Holiday Spirit’ this weekend. This event begins their holiday shopping season with door prizes and seasonal samplings, plus a special thank you to all Veterans with ID – free soup and apple pie! Saturday is the last day for their PJ Collection – you can receive 40% off a single gift shop item when you donate a new pair of PJs (any children’s size) for a child in need. There’s no limit – you’ll receive a coupon for every pair of PJs you donate (some exclusions to coupon apply).Don’t forget to visit the barn loft where Freas Farm Winery will be sampling their delicious Pennsylvania wines as well! Visit their Facebook page for details.
Location: Rohrbach’s Farm Market, Bakery & Gift Shop, 240 Southern Drive, Catawissa, PA
Phone: 570-356.7654
Date & Time: Saturday, November 11, 2017 from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Kohls Stony Hill Tree Farm in Milton is celebrating the opening of its Tree Season and its Christmas Shoppe with their annual Ugly Ornaments Sale from November 6 – 15, 2017. As the proverb says, ‘Beauty is in the eye of the beholder’, and each year employees nominate at least 60 ornaments as the store’s ugliest. If one of these ornaments on the ‘Ugly List’ is sufficiently beautiful in your eyes that you purchase it, the ornament is ‘de-listed’, and you receive 30% off your entire purchase (excluding Crafter Items)! Visit their Facebook page to see some Ugly List ornaments from past years.
Location: Kohls Stony Hill Tree Farm Christmas Shoppe, Mexico Road, Milton, PA
Phone: 570-204-2995 3319
Dates & Times: Monday – Saturday from 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
                           Sundays from 9:00 am -6:00 pm

All of us at The Inn, Farmhouse, and Brewing Co. are looking forward to welcoming our guests during our event-filled holiday season, and there’s no better way to kick off your own festivities than with making plans for a November getaway to Bloomsburg!

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