Join us for the first Amish Market & Fall Crawl on Saturday, September 9th from 10am - 4pm.
The event will be held at Valley View Cheese, located at 6028 US Route 62 in Conewango Valley. There you will be able to shop from vendors offering baked goods, handmade items, dips and more. There will be Amish made quilts, polywood furniture, and chocolates inside the cheese shop. It is a one stop shop to start your holiday shopping for one of a kind gifts.
Some vendors include:
- If Unique is What you Seek- Jewelry, wind chimes, yo-yo's, home and garden decor. Everything is recycled and repurposed into unique treasures.
- Borden Street Bakery- Barnwood home decor and Borden Street Bakery's locally famous cookies.
- Herbal Expressions- Dip mixes, soups, and slushie mixes, handmade knit and crocheted items, soaps, and more miscellaneous items will be on hand.
- Peaceful Intentions- genuine crystal bracelets, wire wrapped necklaces and rings. She will also be doing aura readings.
Before you leave Valley View Cheese shop, please be sure to grab a map and enjoy Amish Country. Be sure to stop at the Leon Historical Society where they will have a program with Amish women demonstrating the steps necessary to make a quilt. The display will be set up in the old church where you can ask questions about the process of quilt making. In addition, a there will be raffle tickets for sale with the winner taking home a quilt in December at their Old Fashioned Christmas Celebration. All proceeds from that raffle benefit the Leon Historical Society. There will also be displays set up of Amish made items and other historical displays you can peruse.
From 1pm - 2pm the Depot Movie & Rail Museum is highlighting former Mayor, Larry Zollinger. He will share stories and events from early railroad days as well as from early South Dayton times. Check out the freight room's original 1875 walls and floor. Take pictures of the Robert Redford Ticket window. Enjoy former Station Agent, William Neubeck's career memorabilia from 1948-1980. County brochures are available for added tourism adventure. For more information about the the depot please text Karen Strickland at 716-397-2119.
The American Museum of Cutlery will be open from 1pm - 4pm.
The ShabBee Fox will be open and accepting visitors. They will have wine jellies, beautiful leather goods, painted furniture, handmade soaps and candles.
Amish and English businesses along the trail will remain open to accept visitors as they meander along the back roads.