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2019 #GivingTuesdayNWO

2019 #GivingTuesdayNWO

#GivingTuesdayNWO 2019 Join us on Giving Tuesday to celebrate giving to our community! Date: Tuesday, December 3, 2019 Time: 5:00 p.m. Location: Sauder Village, Founder’s Hall, 22611 State Route 2, Archbold, OH 43502 Seats are limited. Registration will close when seating is full or on November 25. Join the #GivingTuesday movement by coming together with others in the community to maximize charitable giving! Everence.com/GivingTuesdayNWO 2019 Festival of Lights The 2019 Festival of Lights runs from Friday, November 29th through January…
2019 Festival of Lights

2019 Festival of Lights

The 2019 Festival of Lights runs from Friday, November 29th through January 1st. Friday, November 29  Pre-Parade Festivities 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.: Photos with Santa at the Archbold Fire Department Photos by PeaPod Photography Free popcorn and hot chocolate compliments of the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce Parade of Lights 6:30 p.m.: Parade begins Festival of Lights The 2019 Festival of Lights opens immediately following the conclusion of the Parade of Lights 2019 Holiday Art Market 2019 Holiday Art…
2019 Holiday Art Market

2019 Holiday Art Market

2019 Holiday Art Market Sponsored by the Black Swamp Arts Council Date: Saturday, December 7, 2019 Time: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Location: 22897 US 20A, Archbold (formerly the Candy Cane Christmas Shoppe) Cost: $1.00 Please plan to join us for our Holiday Art Market. This event will feature over 20 local artists and craftspeople with unique and affordable gift items in the beautiful Adriel Building (formerly the Candy Cane Christmas Shoppe). All sales go directly to the artists. Sauder…
Sauder Village Voted Best of Ohio

Sauder Village Voted Best of Ohio

Congratulations Sauder Village and Brush Creek Pottery! We are so proud of Sauder Village and Brush Creek Pottery for their recognition in the 2020 Readers’ Ballot Best of Ohio awards. History Museum/Living History Attraction: Sauder Village Ohio Maker/Artisan: Brush Creek Pottery Parade of Lights Deadline Extended Good news! You have more time to get your entries in. We are extending the deadline to signup for float entries for the Parade of Lights Parade!  The new deadline is Wednesday, November 27.…
Parade of Lights Deadline Extended

Parade of Lights Deadline Extended

Good news! You have more time to get your entries in. We are extending the deadline to signup for float entries for the Parade of Lights Parade!   The new deadline is Wednesday, November 27. 2019 Woodcarver’s Show & Sale Join us October 26 & 27, 2019 for the 2019 Woodcarver’s Show & SaleThe Sauder Village Woodcarver’s Show & Sale is a special weekend filled with unique artistry and family fun. Founder’s Hall will feature skilled…Read More 2019 Parade of…
Copper Penny Salon Ribbon Cutting

Copper Penny Salon Ribbon Cutting

Copper Penny Salon Ribbon Cutting: Friday, November 8. 362 Main Street, Pettisville, OH 43553. 419-445-9002 Please join us to welcome the Copper Penny Salon to our community! Sauder Village Voted Best of… Congratulations Sauder Village and Brush Creek Pottery!We are so proud of Sauder Village and Brush Creek Pottery for their recognition in the 2020 Readers’ Ballot Best of Ohio awards. History Museum/Living History Attraction: Sauder Village Ohio…Read More Parade of Lights Deadline Extended Good news! You have more time…
2019 Woodcarver’s Show & Sale

2019 Woodcarver’s Show & Sale

Join us October 26 & 27, 2019 for the 2019 Woodcarver’s Show & Sale The Sauder Village Woodcarver’s Show & Sale is a special weekend filled with unique artistry and family fun. Founder’s Hall will feature skilled carvers showcasing handcrafted wildlife, fish, birds, caricatures, bowls, plaques, ornaments, pens and so much more. Special guest artist Floyd Radigan will be demonstrating and teaching workshops. The show features vendor tables with carving supplies, woodcarving demonstrations and lively music by Wes Linenkugal. Awards…
2019 Parade of Lights

2019 Parade of Lights

We hope you will come enjoy the 2019 Archbold Parade of Lights! Come together and show your holiday spirit as a family, business or group to enter your float into the parade this year! Thousands view this parade through downtown…it’s a holiday tradition, and great way to show your holiday spirit and support our community! Date: November 29, 2019 Time: 6:30 p.m. Location: Downtown Archbold If you are interested in having an entry in this year’s parade, please download and…
2019 Annual Banquet

2019 Annual Banquet

You are invited to the 2019 Annual Banquet hosted by the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce Event will feature the Lions Club Citizen of the Year, Ross Wyse Date: Thursday, November 7th Time: 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Location: Founder’s Hall at Sauder Village Cost: $35 per ticket, $30 per ticket for 6 or more Please RSVP to: info@archboldchamber.com 2019 Annual Banquet You are invited to the 2019 Annual Banquet hosted by the Archbold Area Chamber of CommerceEvent will feature…
Fall Family Fun Nights

Fall Family Fun Nights

Register Now for Fall Family Fun Nights to be Held Oct. 18 & 19 at Sauder Village Archbold, OH – There is something magical about an evening visit to Sauder Village for the annual Fall Family Fun Nights event. Register now to attend this fun-filled event on October 18 & 19 to learn about Native American life, take a train ride, and enjoy a snack, crafts and more! “Parents, grandparents and children enjoy creating special memories together during our Fall…