Thursday, August 28, 2014

Log Cabin Days Offers fun for All Ages

Few settings are as picturesque for a celebration of log cabins as the Ohio Amish country during the fall. Offering most activities at free admission, the Log Cabin Days outside of Loudonville, Ohio are a perfect addition to any vacation or visit to Amish country. Guests of the Barn Inn Bed and Breakfast are invited to make this festival part of their stay.

The 7th Annual Log Cabin Days will be hosted this year at Hochstetler Milling, outside of Loudonville, on the weekend of September 12-13. This family-friendly event has gathered over 3,000 visitors nationwide in years past, and promises to be bigger and better with each coming season. For no cost, families can tour real log cabins, attend free seminars, see a log cabin home being constructed right at the event, participate in a Silent Auction, a petting zoo, and so much more.

Dozens of unique vendors and exhibits will also make their home at the festival, including food stands offering home-cooked barbeque chicken, hot apple cider, pastries, and kettle popcorn. There will also be demonstrations of sawmills powered by steam engines. In addition, crews on site will be building a 13x24 foot log cabin home to be auctioned off at the end of the festival and transported to the winner's desired location.

For a full itinerary and map, visit Hochstetler Log Homes.

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Holmes County, Ohio Haiti Benefit Auction

With summer coming to an end in Holmes County, Ohio it's time for the 28th Ohio Haiti Benefit Auction, taking place August 29 & 30, 2014, only a short distance from The Barn Inn Bed and Breakfast. The Haiti Benefit auction is an effort of many different churches to bring relief to the hungry, sick, naked, and homeless people in Haiti. The ultimate goal is to win them to Christ. Relief is provided throughout the country regardless of religion, race, or creed. 100% of proceeds go to Haiti. Find the Schedule of events for them 2014 Haiti auction below.

 Friday, August 29

4:00-9:00 pm. - Furniture & Quilts on display. Food stands open.
7:00-9:00 PM. - Singing Program - Freewill Offering

Saturday, August 30

6:00 am. Breakfast buffet opens. Buffet consists of; pancakes, whole hog sausage, fried mush, scrambled eggs, hash browns, sausage gravy, homemade donuts, creamsticks, & Apple Fritters.

8:00 am. - Furniture & Specialty Items
8:30 am. - Tool Auction
10:00 am. Locally made quilts

Approximately 100 Handmade Quilts and Wall Hangers will be featured. Other items that will be sold are; Garage (32' x 50'), New carriages with ponies and harnesses, quality handcrafted furniture, antique tractors, lawn mowers, misc. tools, storage barns, outdoor furniture, playhouses & play sets.
Food Stands are open all day!

The menu for Friday dinner & Saturday lunch consists of: BBQ chicken, deep fried perch, chicken tenders, french fries, mozzarella sticks, shrimp, onion rings, haitian rice, & beans, homemade noodles, dressing, salad bar (available Saturday only), fresh fruit, date pudding, potato salad, cole slaw, homemade ice-cream, breads, pies, soft pretzels, cotton candy, popcorn, fruit smoothies, iced coffee, & lemonade.

Mt. Hope Auction
8076 OH 241

For more information call: Nelson Miller 330-231-0461, or Keith Weaver 330-204-6089.

Submitted by: Elizabeth Beam
August 14, 2014