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Whats Happening in the Amish Heartland

Published: October 1, 2012 4:00 AM

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Mt. Hope Weekly Livestock Auction

When: 11:30 a.m.

Where: Mt. Hope Auction Barn; 8076 SR 241, Mt. Hope

Amish and non-Amish bring their animals to market every Wednesday year round. Observers will see very old-fashioned carts and wagons and horses and buggies coming and going from the market. During fair weather flea market vendors sell their wares on the outside. A large building also provides shelter for flea market vendors and shoppers. Flea market opens at 7 a.m., Hay Auction and Produce Auction begin at 10 a.m., Livestock Sale begins at 11:30 a.m. and the Poultry Sale begins at 1 p.m. During the summer, small animals such as ducks, chickens, geese, turkeys, rabbits, etc. are sold.

For more information call 330-674-6188 or visit www.mthopeauction.com.

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Apple Festival

When: Noon

Where: Schrock's Amish Farm;4359 SR 39, Berlin

Enjoy an apple dumpling with homemade ice cream and hot apple cider as you welcome the changes that autumn brings to the outdoors. The evening is filled with live music, apple butter stirring, kids entertainment and lots of great food. Noon to dark.

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Country Harvest Festival

When: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Where: P. Graham Dunn

Spend a day in the country enjoying the changing of the leaves. Browse booths of local crafters and artists. Devour a caramel apple or a fried Oreo. Have fun bobbing for apples, pumpkin carving or more fun harvest entertainment. Call 866-922-0306 or visit pgrahamdunn.com for more information.

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Apple Butter Stirring

Where: Yoder's Amish Home; 6050 SR 515, Walnut Creek

A favorite of the Yoders' is Old Fashion Apple Butter Stirring. Uncle Andy and Aunt Mattie, with some help from their boys, get the 30 gallon copper kettle on the fire in the morning and begin the process of apple butter. Do you know how many apples go in a 30-gallon batch? When you visit, you can take a turn stirring and try a sample too! They stir all day and fill up half pint jars to be sold. Visit www.yodersamishhome.com

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Apple Dumpling Festival

When: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Where: Whispering Hills RV Park; 8248 SR 514, Shreve

Enjoy this family fun festival in the heart of Ohio's Amish County featuring Ruth's famous apple dumplings! Call 330-567-2137 or visit www.whisperinghillsrvpark.com for more information.

21st Annual Williamsburg Festival

Where: Pine Tree Barn; 4374 Shreve Rd., Wooster

Experience life as it was over 200 years ago. Featuring the best 18th c. crafters, presenters, & entertainers. Who knew history could be so fun? Handcrafted 18th c. furniture on sale. Visit www.pinetreebarn.com

Holmes County Antique Festival

Where: Historic Downtown Millersburg

The Holmes County Antique Festival is a yearly fall, festival which takes place in Historic Downtown Millersburg, Ohio. Enjoy two days of markets, arts and crafts, and demonstrations on the Square. Join us for the 5K race on Saturday at 9:00 A.M. at the Courthouse. Classic Car Show from 1 - 4 P.M. at 7361 CR 623, in Millersburg. Enjoy the Antique, Classic Car and Fireman's parade at 4:30 P.M. On Sunday, enjoy the Grand Parade at 2:00 P.M. Both days, walk through the historic village, enjoy the continuous entertainment and great food. Visit our Grand Victorian House on Wooster Road, which has been featured on HGTV. Millersburg Glass Museum at 87 W. Jackson Street in Millersburg. For more information please call 330.674.6781 or visit www.holmescountyantiquefestival.org

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Mt. Hope Weekly Livestock Auction

When: 11:30 a.m.

Where: Mt. Hope Auction Barn; 8076 SR 241, Mt. Hope

Amish and non-Amish bring their animals to market every Wednesday year round. Observers will see very old-fashioned carts and wagons and horses and buggies coming and going from the market. During fair weather flea market vendors sell their wares on the outside. A large building also provides shelter for flea market vendors and shoppers. Flea market opens at 7 a.m., Hay Auction and Produce Auction begin at 10 a.m., Livestock Sale begins at 11:30 a.m. and the Poultry Sale begins at 1 p.m. During the summer, small animals such as ducks, chickens, geese, turkeys, rabbits, etc. are sold.

For more information call 330-674-6188 or visit www.mthopeauction.com.

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Fabulous Fall Garage Sales

When: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Where: Village of Sugarcreek

Follow the signs and pick up a map at one of the many garage sales going on throughout the community and visit the Swiss Village Corridor for bargains and buys from our friendly retailers. Maps are available at most businesses. Visit www.villageofsugarcreek.com or call 330-852-4113 for more information.

Charm Days

Where: Charm, Ohio

Visit www.visitcharm.com or call 330-893-2251 for more information.

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Harvest Fest Family Event

When: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Where: Amish Door Restaurant,; 1210 Winesburg St., Wilmot

Celebrate the harvest season with activities that include old fashioned games, a giant corn play box, a straw bale maze, pumpkin painting, hayrides and a blacksmith exhibit. Visit www.amishdoor.com or call 888-264-7436

Oktoberfest

Where: Heini's Gourmet Market; 1019 W. Main St., Sugarcreek

Call 330-852-3500 or visit www.heinigourmetmarket.com for more information.

Second Saturday's in the 'Burg

When: 5 p.m.

Where: Historic Downtown Millersburg

Join us in Historic Downtown District for our sixth and final 2012 installment of SECOND SATURDAYS IN THE 'BURG! October marks our celebration of the nano 1990s with the Internet, Bill Clinton, Seinfeld, and MC Hammer!!! Enjoy music, food, and many other activities of the decade, and bring your lawn chairs/blankets for a night showing of Groundhog Day on the courthouse lawn! Visit www.historicdowntownmillersburg.com or call 330-674-3955 for more information.

Troutman Vineyards Winery Harvest Festival

When: 11 a.m. -8 p.m.

Where: Troutman Vineyards

Come join us for our annual Harvest Festival! With grape stomping, cellar tours, live music all day and lots of wine. Call 330-263-4345 or visit www.troutmanvineyards.com for more information.

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Wayne County Farm Tour

Spend the day in beautiful rural Wayne County on a self-drive tour of area farms and agricultural business while enjoying the fall colors. Southeast Wayne County Sat 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun 1-6 PM 330-263-7456 www.waynecountycvb.org

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My Name Is Ruth

When: doors open at 6:15 p.m. & 12:15 p.m. for matinee on the 19th

Where: Amish Door Restaurant,; 1210 Winesburg St., Wilmot

Its 1950s Minnesota don't cha know? Young widow Ruth moves to the big city where she lands a job at Fields. But can the bashful businessman, Boaz, save her home and her heart from the conniving, K.R? Gosh-o-willickers, we hope so! Visit www.amishdoor.com or call 888-264-7436

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Legacy Five

When: doors open at 6:15 p.m.

Where: Amish Door Restaurant,; 1210 Winesburg St., Wilmot

The men of Legacy Five truly have created their own legacy by consistently wowing audiences with their beautiful four- and five-part harmonies. Numerous awards, including a Singing News Fan Album of the Year, prove they are first class Christian entertainment. Visit www.amishdoor.com or call 888-264-7436

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Halloween at the Mansion

Where: Victorian House Museum; 484 Wooster Rd, Millersburg

The house will be open for tours and decorated for Halloween. Updates on paranormal activities will be given as we celebrate the release of the new DVD called, "The Hauntings of Holmes County." The DVD is being produced by the Central Ohio Paranormal Research Group and will feature many of the historical haunting locations in the county as well as information on current haunting investigations. There is a reduced admission of $5.00 for the self-guided tour. The DVD will be available in our gift shop. Call 330-674-0022 or visit www.victorianhouse.org for more information.

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Pumpkin Butter Cooking

Where: Yoder's Amish Home; 6050 SR 515, Walnut Creek

As a treat for our last day of the 2012 season, we will be making Pumpkin butter. A new Fall favorite here at Yoder's. If you like pumpkin you will enjoy this. Not sure about it? Try a sample. It is really good on pancakes! Visit www.yodersamishhome.com or call 330-893-2541 for more information.

Boo in the 'Burg

When: 3-11 p.m.

Where: Historic Downtown Millersburg

Visit www.historicdowntownmillersburg.com for more information or call 330-674-3955


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