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Group Tours

Fall is Best of All

Wayne County, Ohio

9:00AM                 Start this beautiful fall day off in the Village of Shreve at the Des Dutch Essenhaus Restaurant where your group will be treated to fresh cinnamon rolls and beverage. Call for price

10:00AM  Depart

 

10:15AM  Come experience the fall harvest at Ramseyer Farms in beautiful Smithville, Ohio.   Your group can choose to discover one of their corn mazes, BUILD a life size scarecrow, or take a scenic hay ride through the pumpkin patch.  They offer the only handicapped accessible hayride in Ohio so everyone can join in on the fun. Call direct for  options and group prices.

11:15AM Depart

 

11:30AM  Next door to Ramseyers’s Farm is the Barn Restaurant.  Housed in a remodeled old barn, they offer wonderful banquet facilities with a unique country style menu.  After lunch experience the Shops of Buchanan Place across the parking lot from the Barn. Enjoy this 12-room Victorian Farmhouse filled with gifts and collectables, a terrific toy store, and an old-fashioned general store.  Not a shopper?  Sit and relax on one of their many benches around a small lake and feed the ducks and geese. Something for everyone. Call direct for group menu options.

12:45PM Depart

 

1:00PM Next stop is the Mishler Weaving Mill, run by the Smithville Historical Society.  See cloth woven on their 100-year old looms.  In the past, this mill was a supplier of cheese cloth to the local cheese industry.  Now you are able to purchase cloth and rugs continuing the tradition started by John Mishler many years ago. Call for Mill gift and tour prices

2:00PM Depart

 

2:15PM  Next stop is the P. Graham Dunn Gallery, which is located in the scenic Sonnenberg Valley

nestled in Amish Country.  On the tour, you will see craftspeople operating  wood carving and laser-engraving technology and then enjoy the finished products in their 6,000 sq. ft. retail showroom that showcases the

charming wood gifts, and framed prints that they are so well known for. You might get a jump on your Christmas shopping! Call for optional gift item price.

3:15PM Depart

 

3:30PM “With a name like Smucker’s, it has to be good!”  Just imagine a store filled to the brim with all of your favorite Smuckers products, including fall favorites like apple butter and pumpkin baking mixes. At The JM Smucker Company Store & Café  in Orrville, Ohio, you’ll find all your favorites along with gift baskets, a bakery and delicious products to sample. Free small jar of jam for everyone with prior reservation.

Call for special add-on pricing for groups.

4:30PM Depart

 

4:45PM No trip to Wayne County is complete without a stop at Shisler’s Cheese House.  Sample some of the best cheese in Wayne County.  Free with reservation

5:15PM Depart

Now you know why we say-

“Fall is Best of All!”

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Making a Difference Tour

Wayne County, Ohio

9:30am-10:30am   Start your day at The JM Smucker Company Store & Cafe  where your group will be treated to fresh muffins and coffee while shopping this beautiful country store filled with products from Smucker’s Family of Brands including: Jif, Crisco, Pillsbury, Folgers Coffee and Martha White, just to name a few. Stop by the Sample Station and try recipes using the Smucker’s products complete with take home recipe cards. Call for muffin/coffee cost. Free jar of jam with reservation for everyone in your group.

 

10:45m-11:45am  Just down the road is a unique thrift store operated by the Mennonite Central Committee called MCC Connections. A purchase from this shop improves people’s lives around the world.  Visit their Quilt Room where you will watch volunteers creating beautiful quilts and rag rugs from recycled cloth and scrap materials. Free

 

NOON-1:30pm Enjoy an authentic Amish style meal at Dutch Kitchen, known for their warm country atmosphere and great Amish cooking. Visit their Gift Shop and Bakery for unique gift ideas, homemade bread, cookies, fry pies and the best apple butter this side of anywhere! Add a bakery experience with your meal such as filling cream sticks or decorating cookies , right in their kitchen. They are then packaged for you to take home…groups love this feature. Call for cost.

 

1:45pm-2:45p, Our next stop is the Habitat Restore operated by Wayne County Habitat for Humanity.  This store accepts donations of new and saleable used building materials, such as doors, cabinets, lighting, shutters and more.  This keeps usable building materials out of the landfills while helping low-income families build new energy efficient homes. No charge.

 

3:00-4:00pm Downtown Wooster is next. Your motorcoach will pick-up and drop-off at the Everything Rubbermaid Store, where everyone in your group receives a free gift. Don’t miss Friendtique Hospice ReSale Boutique, a beautiful store with an amazing purpose operated by the Friends of Hospice. Free Rubbermaid gift for everyone in your group with reservation.

 

Got a little extra time? Add-on a stop at Lehman’s Hardware, P. Graham Dunn, or Shisler’s Cheese House. Please take note that prices and hours can change according to the day of the week.

 

 

Thanks for spending the day with us!

 

 

BROWN BAG TOUR

Wayne County/Amish Country, Ohio

Wayne County Convention & Visitors Bureau

 Start your day at The JM Smucker Company Store & Cafe where your group will be treated to fresh muffins and coffee while shopping this beautiful country store filled with products from Smucker’s Family of Brands including: Jif, Crisco, Pillsbury, Folders Coffee and Martha White, just to name a few. Stop by the Sample Station and try recipes using the Smucker’s products complete with take home recipe cards. Visit in the afternoon for their self-serve ice cream bar with all of those great Smucker’s toppings.

Call for cost. Free jar of jam for everyone in your group with reservation.

 

A trip to Wayne County would not be complete without visiting historic downtown Wooster with its unique shops and bakeries. Your stop begins and ends at Everything Rubbermaid, with easy bus loading and unloading and where everyone receives a free Rubbermaid product. The whole downtown is yours to explore within an easy walking distance.

Free Rubbermaid product for everyone in your group with reservation.

 

Next stop, Secrest Arboretum where your group is invited to exit the coach and explore the beautiful gardens and meandering paths through this beautiful 115 acre arboretum and old world rose garden. Expert tour guides can be arranged.

Free guide when available.

 

Enjoy an authentic Amish style meal at Dutch Kitchen, known for their warm country atmosphere and great Amish cooking. Visit their Gift Shop and new Amish Cupboard Bulk Food Store for unique gift ideas, homemade bread, cookies, fry pies and the best apple butter this side of anywhere! Add a bakery experience with your meal such as filling cream sticks or decorating cookies, right in their kitchen. Then are then packaged for you to take home…groups love this feature.

 Call for reservation and menu prices.

 

Visit Lehman's Hardware in Kidron, where Amish farmers shop for cookware, tools, crockery, kegs, gas refrigerators, and many other non-electric items, over an acre under one roof.  You'll find items you haven't seen in years. Be sure to ask about the new “Find the Needle in the Haystack Game,” a new FREE promotion for groups.  Take with you a special old fashioned treat. Visit on a Thursday when Kidron holds their weekly Amish Livestock Auction right across the street.

Call for price on a special Brown Bag treat!

 

Your last stop is one of Wayne County’s best attractions, the P. Graham Dunn Retail GallerySee Amish craftsmen at work creating laser engraved wood pieces for your home or gifts.  You will love their engraved Christmas ornaments, music boxes, and wall carvings.  Special engraved gift to take home.

Call for price on Brown Bag gift item.

 

THANKS FOR SPENDING THE DAY WITH US!

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