Amish Country Theater (Walnut Creek)

Amish-Country-TheaterMay 14 – November 7, 2015
Live theater in Ohio’s Amish Country! The remarkable venue that hosts these hilarious productions is a 12,000 sq. ft. theater with a 325-seat auditorium designed to trigger your imagination by creating the illusion that youState Of The Art Theater are stepping into an authentic Amish barn—except this barn features state-of-the-art sound, lighting, and effects. As a result, audiences experience the production at the highest level. The climate-controlled theater features comfortable movie theater-style seating and easily accommodates wheelchairs and scooters. Hungry patrons may even purchase homemade treats and desserts at the “Barnyard Fixin’s” stand just outside the theater adjacent to the box office. Make sure you arrive early to shop around in the “Hen House” and take home a souvenir from the show!

TIME: visit website
LOCATION: Amish Country Theater – Walnut Creek, Ohio (map)
CONTACT: 1-888-988-7469

Josiah for President (Sugarcreek)

Josiah for PresidentAugust 22 – December 19, 2015
When former Congressman Mark Stedman throws in the towel on his presidential campaign, his only choice is to return to his home state and decide how to spend the rest of his life … until he meets Josiah Stoltzfus, an Amish farmer from Pennsylvania.
“Great fun!” “Entertaining!” “Inspiring.” “Poignant – and funny as all get out!!” These are just some of the words audiences are using to describe this captivating story. Sold-out audiences are standing and cheering this new hit musical. You’re in for a fun ride as common sense, character, and Washington collide head on!

TIME: visit website   LOCATION: Carlisle Inn Sugarcreek Ohio (map)
CONTACT: Carlisle Inn Box Office (855) 344-7547

Amish Country Quilt Shop Hop (Berlin)

Gramma-Fannies-Quilt-Barn-Berlin-OhioNovember 4 – 7, 2015
This is the shop hop you don’t want to miss out on! Area quilt shops join together to make this a fabulous 3 day event filled with fabric, fun, and prizes. At each shop you will receive a different FREE pattern and be able to purchase a fabric kit for that block. Call Gramma Fannie’s Quilt Barn for more info.

CONTACT: 330-893-3243

Holiday Open House at Tis The Season (Berlin)

November 12 – 14, 2015
Join us for our 19th annual Christmas Open House for in-store specials, refreshment, and door prizes. Open Monday – Saturday 9am – 7pm

PHONE: 330-893-3604
LOCATION: Berlin, Ohio (Schrock’s Amish Farm) (MAP)

Holmes County’s Largest Book Signing – Gospel Bookstore (Berlin)

November 14, 2015
Join us in the heart of Ohio Amish country for Holmes County’s largest book signing. There will be 40+ authors, many of them local, selling and signing their books. Trying to find that special Christmas gift? Here is your opportunity! Give the gift of a personalized signed book with a great message.

TIME: Saturday 9am – 1pm   CONTACT: (330) 893-2523
LOCATION: Gospel Bookstore at The German Village Center, Berlin, Ohio

Christmas in the Country 2015 (Walnut Creek)

2014-CIC-Slide-WebNovember 14 – December 12, 2015
There’s something special about celebrating the holiday season in the gorgeous setting of Ohio’s Amish Country. It’s a magical time of year, and one of the highlights is the Amish Country Theater’s production, “Christmas In The Country,” an elegant, two-hour special event featuring the music of Nashville recording artist and local celebrity John Schmid. With an authentic Amish upbringing, Schmid’s music reveals a strong resemblance to Johnny Cash and will take you on a journey from the origin of Amish Christmas traditions to the music we love and enjoy today, with crowd favorites like Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer performed in Pennsylvania Dutch.

TIME: see website
LOCATION: Amish Country Theater – Walnut Creek, Ohio (map)
CONTACT: 1-888-988-7469

Visit Santa at Tis the Season Christmas Shop (Berlin)

November 14, 21, & 28 2015
Saturday’s in November. Santa arrives at noon on Saturdays at Tis the Season bring your children of grandchildren out for a visit with Santa!

PHONE: 330-893-3604
LOCATION: Berlin, Ohio (Schrock’s Amish Farm) (MAP)

The Old Paths – The Perrys (Wooster)

the-Old-Paths-and-the-PerrysNovember 14, 2015
$23 Advance
$25 Door
$14 children (3-12yrs)

TIME: Saturday, 7:00 pm
LOCATION: Fisher Auditorium, 1680 Madison Ave., Wooster, Ohio (map)
CONTACT : 330-893-2523 Gospel Bookstore Berlin

Victorian House Museum – Holidays at the Mansion (Millersburg)

November 21 thru December 31, 2015
The holidays are a special time at the Victorian House…. and the 2015 season is here! “Holidays at the Mansion” is a very special time to see the Victorian House in all its grandeur.
Opens November 21 with a 7:00pm – 9:00pm lighting ceremony and open house.
Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day

TIME: Nov. 21 – Dec. 31 (Mon. – Thurs. 1:00pm – 4:00pm and Fri.-Sunday 1:00pm-8:00pm.
LOCATION: Millersburg, Ohio (MAP)
CONTACT : 330-674-0022
BLOG: Victorian House Museum – Holidays at the Mansion

Christmas in the Village (Sugarcreek)

November 27th and 28th, 2015
A Christmas candle lighting service starts the activities, the Christmas story is read, an honorary candle lighter is recognized, and at the flip of the switch, downtown Sugarcreek comes to life with beautiful tree and light displays and strolling carolers. Enjoy free songbooks, hot chocolate, pastries and gifts, and start your Christmas shopping—our stores will keep the doors open for you.

TIME: Friday, 5:30pm   
LOCATION: Downtown Sugarcreek, Ohio

Berlin Amish Country Half Marathon (Berlin)

Amish-Country-Half-MarathonNovember 28, 2015
The 5k and certified 1/2 marathon are run on Ohio Amish Country township and county roads. There will be some nice hills to traverse. These races are being developed by runners for runners. Come and enjoy the country setting. Be a part of the inaugural race or come to watch the race. The races will start and finish near lots of bathrooms and a heated area. All profits are going to the East Holmes Fire Department and the Berlin Main Street Merchants.

TIME: Saturday, 9am (5k & certified 1/2 marathon)
LOCATION: Berlin Ohio (map)
CONTACT : Mark (330) 466-2705

Christmas Nativity Parade (Berlin)

November 28, 2015
Hundreds of people line the streets of Berlin to celebrate the true meaning of the Christmas Season. The parade ends at the stage on the square and is followed by candle lighting and caroling.

TIME: Friday, 5:45pm
LOCATION: Downtown Berlin, Ohio
BLOG: Berlin Ohio Christmas Nativity Parade

Journey to Bethlehem (Berlin)

Journey-To-Bethlehem-Walnut-Creek-Ohio-Christmas-NativityDecember 4-5, 2015
Celebrate the Reason for the Season with us in the town of Walnut Creek! Self-guided tour – approximately 3 miles in length. Includes driving and limited walking.The first stop will be Wallhouse Hotel where you will receive a map, and ends with the Live Nativity at The Farm at Walnut Creek. No reservations necessary. Ticket / Registration Fees: FREE
TIME: 4pm to 8pm
LOCATION: Walnut Creek Village

Christmas Show with the Talleys (Sugarcreek)

Amish Door The TalleysDecember 4-5, 2015
Join us for a Christmas celebration with The Talleys! One of the most beloved and respected groups in Christian music, this east Tennessee family’s unmistakable style of progressive southern gospel has kept them at the forefront of gospel music for many years. The hallmarks of the “Talley” sound are their lush arrangements, close-knit harmonies and powerful vocals. Over the years, they have enjoyed ten number one singles, with two streaks of consecutive chart-toppers. The Talleys’ top priority in concert is to lift up Christ in their music while presenting the message with class and excellence. Whether in a church sanctuary, on a concert stage or around the dinner table, their focus is God and family. Two Shows available: December 4 at 1pm December 5 at 7pm
TIME: Visit Website
LOCATION: Carlisle Inn Sugarcreek, Ohio
CONTACT : Carlisle Inn (877) 722-7547

Christmas Down on the Farm (Berlin)

December 5, 2015
This is the event of the year for hundreds of families who attend every Christmas season. The event takes place at Tis the Season as well as all the shops located on the farm.Christmas memories made here will last a lifetime for your family. Sleigh rides, gingerbread houses, cookies, live nativity & more.

TIME: Saturday, Noon – 7pm
LOCATION: Berlin, Ohio (Schrock’s Amish Farm) (MAP)

Christmas on the Farm (Berlin)

December 5, 2015
Bring the kids out for sleigh rides, visit with Santa, gingerbread house decorating, Christmas cutout cookies, great food, and much more! The entire farm is decked out for the holidays, thsi is one event you won’t want to miss out on.

PHONE: 330-893-3232
LOCATION: Berlin, Ohio (Schrock’s Amish Farm) (MAP)

Christmas Cookie Tour of Inns (Area)

December 12-13, 2015
Happy Holidays and welcome to the 8th Annual Christmas Cookie Tour of Inns 2015. Celebrate the season during an afternoon of progressive cookie tasting and touring through festively decorated inns of Amish Country. Explore treasure-filled interiors and experience the scents and sounds of Christmas! Proceeds from this event will be given to area charities.

LOCATION: Various Inns

Tis The Season – After Christmas Sale (Berlin)

December 26 – February 28, 2015
Save 50% storewide (collectibles not included) from December 26 – February 28th during our After Christmas Sale at Ohio’s largest year round Christmas shop.

PHONE: 330-893-3604
LOCATION: Berlin, Ohio (Schrock’s Amish Farm) (map)

Gramma Fannie’s Quilt Barn – End of the Year Sale (Berlin)

Gramma-Fannies-Quilt-Barn-Berlin-OhioDecember 26 – 31, 2015
Save 25% on fabrics, books, stencils, patterns, and notions at this one day.

PHONE: 330-893-3243
LOCATION: Berlin, Ohio (Schrock’s Amish Farm) (map)

New Years Eve Spectacular (Walnut Creek)

New-Years-Eve-SpectacularDecember 31, 2015
Join us as we welcome in the New Year at the Amish Country Theater! In this special event on Dec. 31, The Amish Country Theater is pooling together the best of the best. We are putting together a line up of our favorite and most popular acts from all of 2015!

TIME: 3 & 7pm
LOCATION: Amish Country Theater – Walnut Creek, Ohio (map)
CONTACT: 1-888-988-7469

New Year’s Eve with Jared Hall and Gordon Mote (Sugarcreek)

December 31, 2015
Christian illustionist and comedian Jared Hall uses illusions and comedy to present the gospel of Jesus Christ in relevant, engaging ways. Traveling extensively across the nation, Jared performs his illusions for many conferences, festivals, outreach events, youth camps, and Upward award nights. An extraordinarily gifted songwriter, musician and vocalist, Gordon Mote has overcome many obstacles on his way to becoming an accomplished studio musician and soloist. Since stepping into the spotlight as a solo artist, Mote has recorded an impressive body of work—three instrumental and six vocal albums—including the Dove Award-nominated If You Could Hear What I See (2004), Don’t Let Me Miss the Glory (2007), Songs I Grew Up Singing (2012) and his acclaimed Christmas collection The Star Still Shines (2012).
TIME: Visit Website
LOCATION: Carlisle Inn Sugarcreek, Ohio
CONTACT : Carlisle Inn (877) 722-7547

Holmes County Fair (Millersburg)

August 08-13, 2016
Food, rides, friends, rodeo, tractors, displays, demolition derby, contests, awards, 4-H, music, cows, pigs, rabbits, fowl, sheep, goats, and more! There’s nothing quite like the county fair!

TIME: Monday – Saturday   
LOCATION: Millersburg Ohio Fair Grounds (map)

Ohio Swiss Festival (Sugarcreek)

September 30 – October 01, 2016
The Ohio Swiss Festival began in 1953 as a way to help the Ohio Swiss Cheese Association, based in Sugarcreek, to sell its excess cheese and to celebrate the Sugarcreek area’s Swiss Heritage. Today it continues to be celebrated on the fourth weekend after Labor Day. Friday & Saturday provide two full days of entertainment and events such as costume and yodeling contests, the Steinstossen (throwing of the stone), the Swiss Cheese Chase 5k, and a kiddie and grand parade!

TIME: Friday and Saturday
Sugarcreek, Ohio (map)
BLOG: Ohio Swiss Festival