12 Days of Christmas: Handmade Holiday Market

Welcome to the 12 Days of Christmas: Penns Valley Gift Guide! Each day, from November 26 – December 7, we’ll be highlighting a local business where you might find “just the right” treasures to give friends and family. Let’s give back to our community this Christmas: buy local!

The Handmade Holiday Market returns to Merry Millheim for its second year featuring the area’s best artisans. The market promises a diverse set of hand-crafted items from a variety of mediums and is a great place to find one-of-a kind gifts for the holiday season. You’ll find it in the Brementown Ballroom on Main St.

Take a look at this fantastic list of vendors: Daystar DesignsEphemeral PillagesThankful Sage Farm SchoolEleanor Grace DesignBlueberry Hill Fitness (Gluten- and Dairy- Free Goodies for humans and doggies), Rebecca Gaffron’s jewelry, goodies, writings, etc., Golden Retriever Rescue’s knitted items, Frog Hollow Farms’ felted items and dyed, organic wool;  Jaqueline Bareiss’ original jewelry, Gus’s Diddley Bows, Happy Valley Woodworkers, Dana Morrison Designs,  Space Paste PressTamarack Farms , and the East Penns Valley Library.

One of our favorite vendors is Gus’s Diddley Bows. These one-string cigar box guitars are handmade with lots of musical passion. Gus will have an assortment at the event, and can make custom diddley bows if you have a special design in mind. Check out how he rocks this thing and then tell me you don’t want one:

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Remember: there is only one string. Amazing!

So, we’re all about the Handmade Holiday Market in Millheim. With the promise of spontaneous caroling and dancing, we are so there. You?

Check out the other 12 Days of Christmas businesses: Valley Ag & TurfBrookvale Gift ShopPenns Valley Jewelers and Cottage Rose InteriorsWeaver’s Store, and The IngleBean Coffee HouseTannenbaum Farms, Themed Gift Baskets by BJ, and Good Scents.

 Enjoy your home,

About Laura

We are one little family and we're on a mission: we want to discover our hometown and share the treasures with you! Just think of all the tractor-pulls, restaurants, farm stands, mom-and-pop shops, and local attractions that we'll enjoy together. We hope that our discoveries and ideas strengthen your family and our hometown Penns Valley, Pennsylvania.
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