Christkindl Markt is Coming Up!

Start the Holiday Season with the 43rd Annual Christkindl Markt, the Premier Fine Arts and Crafts Show of Northeast Ohio at the Canton Cultural Center for the Arts/Canton Museum of Art. Christkindl Markt will be open on November 7, 8, and 9.

2014_Christkind Web BannerThis premier fine arts and fine crafts show draws artists from across the country offering unique and handcrafted items in all price ranges. Door prize of a $1,000 Shopping Spree donated by Andreas Furniture of Sugarcreek can be won with a purchased admission ticket. Visit www.cantonchristkindl.org to purchase advance tickets online for pick up at the door. Advance tickets also available by calling 330.453.7666, ext. 105. Free parking in a security-patrolled parking deck and surrounding lots is available courtesy of Christkindl Markt and this year’s parking patrons.

EXHIBITORS: Shoppers will be thrilled to see exquisite glassware, pottery, collectible Santas, watercolors, metal sculptures, jewelry, photography, floral arrangements, holiday items and much more for every taste and budget.

CHRISTKINDL CAFÉ: A variety of soups, croissants and hot sandwiches, pastas, full meal specials, salads, snacks, desserts and beverages will be available for the hungry shopper.

MARKT BISTRO: Deli sandwiches, dogs and such, snacks, sweet treats, beverages and wine/spirits (Friday and Saturday only).

SWEET SHOPPE: Pizzelles, buckeyes, fudge, candy, a variety of holiday cookies and other assorted sweet treats will be sold. 

CHRISTKINDL RAFFLE: A fabulous collection of donated items from various businesses and members that include Anna-Marie’s Fine Jewelry, Canal Tavern at Zoar, Conner Goldsmiths, Gervasi Vineyard, Gold-N-Gallery, an original watercolor by Nancy Matin, a Tiffany lamp from Ohio Edison, Peffer Gallery, Southwest Airlines and Venetian Las Vegas.

SILENT AUCTION: Donations from exhibitors, local artists and business community will be placed for bidding in a silent auction.

BASKET RAFFLE: Large baskets in a variety of popular themes will delight everyone.

BOOK SHOPPE: Hardcover, paperback books, tapes and videos that have been lightly used but still filled with enjoyment.

LOCATION: Held at the Cultural Center for the Arts / Canton Museum of Art, 1001 Market Avenue North, Canton, Ohio, 44702. Visit www.cantonart.org/visit/events to learn more.

HOURS:
Friday, November 7: 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
Saturday, November 8: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sunday, November 9: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm 

ADMISSION: Admission is $6.00 in advance and $7.00 at the door; children 12 and under are free. Strollers are not allowed at the event. Admission includes parking. Advance tickets are available at 330.453.7666, ext. 105 to purchase by credit card and pick up tickets at the door. Or visit www.cantonchristkindl.org to order advance tickets secure online.

Laura Perry is the Digital Marketing Coordinator for the Canton/Stark County Convention & Visitor’s Bureau. She enjoys having wine & game nights with family & friends, and traveling near and far with her fiancé! Laura is an animal lover and spends most of her free time outdoors with her two dogs, and often a foster dog – she loves rescuing pit-bulls!

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Free, Family Fun with Stark Parks

The Stark County Park District provides a multitude of great events to enjoy autumn outdoors! Their annual Family Fall Fest will be Saturday, Oct. 18th from 4 – 8 p.m. at Petros Lake Park, 3275 Perry Drive SW, in Perry Township across from the Timken Faircrest Plant. Costumes are encouraged for this free, non-scary seasonal event, and no reservations are necessary.

Stark Parks Fall Fest 2The popular Creatures of the Night hike will take place during the entire event for children 12 and under. Young guests will learn about nocturnal animals at each stop in the woods. Children are encouraged to bring their own candy bucket or bag.

In addition to hayrides provided by Nickajack Farms and Stark Parks, guests will enjoy old-fashioned games and crafts. Fall foods and beverages will be available for sale, and guests can warm up by a campfire. The event takes place rain or shine.

Looking for other fun, fall activities?

On Oct. 17 take in the fall colors along the Mahoning Valley Trail in Alliance. Discover why certain trees change colors and drop their leaves in the fall and others do not. Meet at the Deer Creek Reservoir parking lot at 5 p.m.

Kids with FeLeapAlso on Oct. 17, discover different forms of campfire cooking including using a Dutch oven, foil cooking, and pie irons. Afterwards, use these skills to cook some yummy treats over the campfire. Share campfire recipes and experiences around the campfire. Bring your own camp chairs.  This activity will begin at 5:30 p.m. at Molly Stark Park.

Cold weather is around the corner, but don’t let that stop you from enjoying the great outdoors!  Stark Parks offers many exciting opportunities to get outdoors and explore including hiking, snowshoeing, and cross country skiing. Discover how to properly prepare for cold weather activities, what to wear, and where to go on Nov. 4 at the Exploration Gateway at Sippo Lake Park in Perry Township.  The program begins at 6:30 p.m.

All activities are free. Register at StarkParks.com or by calling 330.409.8096.

Laura Perry is the Digital Marketing Coordinator for the Canton/Stark County Convention & Visitor’s Bureau. She enjoys having wine & game nights with family & friends, and traveling near and far with her fiancé! Laura is an animal lover and spends most of her free time outdoors with her two dogs, and often a foster dog – she loves rescuing pit-bulls!

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Maize Valley Fall Harvest

Maize Valley is a great place for everyone! While mom and dad sip on wine or beer, kids of all ages can run, jump, and play for hours. Enjoy all kinds of fun, from the pumpkin cannon and corn maze to the wagon rides, pig races and campfires!

Maize Valley TicketsWith activities for all ages, Maize Valley is the perfect destination for fun fall family outings. Plan to spend several hours here to experience the FUN family entertainment we offer. 

If you don’t win, don’t worry! The fall harvest area has a very reasonable admission charge. Regular Weekend admission is $10 for ages 13 & up, $8 for ages 2 – 12, under 2 is free.  Admission is charged on all guests and includes the following:

  • 8 acre corn maze
  • Wagon rides to the pumpkin patch (pumpkins are an additional charge),
  • Animal train ride for the younger kids
  • Pumpkin cannon demonstrations
  • “Nashog” pig races, duck races, Goat-a-palooza featuring the “goat ridge boys”, chicken run, tire pile, straw bale mountain, “Frank” the combine, Farmagination village & the littlest farmer play area.

Laura Perry is the Digital Marketing Coordinator for the Canton/Stark County Convention & Visitor’s Bureau. She enjoys having wine & game nights with family & friends, and traveling near and far with her fiancé! Laura is an animal lover and spends most of her free time outdoors with her two dogs, and often a foster dog – she loves rescuing pit-bulls!

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