A Weihnachtsmarkt is a traditional Christmas street market dating back to the late middle ages. Yes folks, Halloween has passed, election day is over and it is time to begin the holiday celebrations. Fortunately you don’t need a DeLorean to visit the Weihnachtsmarkt. You can fire up your Prius, station wagon or SUV and take a short drive up 79 North to the Historic Harmony Weihnachtsmarkt.
This is the 22rd annual Harmony Weihnachtsmark which will be held at the historic Harmony Museum. Lots of food, music and of course Chirstmas shopping – its a good excuse to get started on… Read the rest
Image via WikipediaWeihnachtsmarket is German for Christmas Market. Historic Harmony village, which is about a 25 minute drive north of Pittsburgh, is hosting their annual Christmas Market this weekend (Nov. 15-16, 2008).
Now it has been a few years since I took the tour of the Harmony Museum but here is what I remember about Harmony – The historic Harmony Village is located on the site of the Harmony Colony – which was establised in 1800, the harmonists later moved to Indiana and back to Western, PA. The Harmonists were celibate and eventually they all died.
Father Christmas will be… Read the rest