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  • Note: Fun Friday Evenings are back starting Friday, September 9 (open until pm)

October 2016

  • FYI: October is National Popcorn Popping Month, Breast Cancer Awareness Month and National Pizza Month (just to name a few:-)
  • VIP GIFT: A free pair of Knit Thermal Slipper Socks with any purchase. Limit 1/membership

Ghouls Just Wanna Have Fun (Ghosts & Goblins too:-)

  • Wednesday, October 19- Sunday, October 23
  • FREE mini pumpkins for the kids
  • Check out our sale cart for the adult “tricks and treats”
  • 50% off select Department 56 Halloween pieces

Monday, October 24: Mad for Mixes Monday

  • $1.00 off any “mix”

Wednesday, October 26: Welcome Jean Moffitt Party

  • Bring your fun selves on down and let Jean profit from her first The Christmas House party!

Thursday, October 27: The Morris Party Arrives…

  • …and the “house” will be a rocking with fun and laughter with Sue & her gang!

Friday, October 28 - Sunday, October 30: The Treats Are On US!

  • Winter Farmers Market Preview at The Christmas House with CUBA CHEESE
    • Then…join us at Chamberlain Acres every Sunday from 11am - 3pm for Cuba Cheese, winter veggies, crafts, homebaked bread (Babyland Bold), Cheesy Dreams Cheesecake..and so much more!
    • Blocks (5#, 2.5# 24oz, and 16oz), 8oz sticks, Cheese Spreads, and Cheese Curds (my favorite!)
  • LAST CALL for Halloween 2016 (teardown starts Monday morning:-)
    • 50% off select Department 56 Village Halloween buildings and accessories
    • 50% off select Halloween décor items for your home
  • FREE mini pumpkins for the kids (while they last!)

Monday, October 31: Happy Halloween

  • When shopping with us today, check your bag for a surprise treat at checkout

November 2016

Tuesday, November 1: The Burke/Raj Party

  • Stop by right after work (5–7pm)for Tara and Cynthia’s fun gathering
  • Refreshments, door prizes and a surprise gift for each guest.
  • layaways are available if you need us to hide it for you!

Thursday, November 3: Welcome Judi Bedzyk & Friends!

  • Join us right after work for a fun evening of shopping and chatting!
  • Throw your hat in the ring to win a door prize, enjoy some refreshments.
  • EVERY guest will receive a gift for joining Judi’s party.

Friday, November 4: Department 56 Retirements Announced

  • Each year on this weekend we learn of the village, Snowbaby, and Clothtique Santas that will no longer be available
  • Shop early for the best selection
  • Layaway is available for 10% down and pickup by December 15

Saturday, November 5: Eldridge Park Ornament Release

  • Join us as we announce (and release) the annual ornament fundraising project for the Eldridge Park Carousel Preservation Project
  • ALL proceeds go to Eldridge Park
  • Payment can be made by cash or check (made out to EPCPS)
  • Remember, it’s an easy (and appreciated) gift for the park lovers in your life, and an easy way to support Eldrige Park
  • Sorry, but we are unable to “save” these so please mark the calendar with the date

Sunday, November 6: Rainbow Animal Rescue Party & Fundraiser

  • Stop by today and 10% of your purchase will go to help furry friends in our area
  • Enter to win a fabulous basket with ANY cash donation to the project

Sunday, November 6: Opening Day of the Winter Farmers Market at Chamberlain Acres

  • 11am - 3pm
  • We will see you there with Cuba Cheese (yes..yum!), Mark Twain Country Mixes, and jillian clay colletibles
  • EVERY Saturday now - January or so (depends when the farmers run out of fresh winter foods:-)

Monday, November 7: We Welcome the Donovan Family

  • 5:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Refreshments, door prizes and a gift for everyone!
  • Thanks for supporting our parties.

Thursday, November 10: Jennifer Sekella Invites you….

  • to her party from 3–6pm today
  • shop in a relaxing fun environment with Jenn and her friends

Saturday, November 12: TWO Great Craft Shows to Visit Today!

  • Wings of Eagles (Daniel Zenker Drive in Horseheads). See you there!
  • Bradley Farms (past us on Maple Avenue)

Saturday, November 12: Neighborhood Toy Store Day at Happy Hippo

  • Join us ALL DAY for fun activities for the kids!

Sunday, November 13: Friends of the River Calendar Signing Event

  • Here’s another easy way to support a great project in our area
  • Several photographers will be available from 1:00pm - 3:00pm to sign the calendars
  • CALL and reserve one (607–734–9547) if you wish to have it signed but are unable to come in that day.
  • Shipping is available for $3.00, Giftwrap is available at no charge
  • ALL proceeds go to the river project!

Sunday, November 13: Ripley & Ripley Party

  • It’s always a party when Reyman and David are around…but this time is really IS!
  • Stop by from 4pm - 6pm to say hello and get some early shopping done

Tuesday, November 15: Hart & Soul Brand Relaunch Party

  • 5:00pm - 7:00pm
  • The Christmas House is hosting our customer and friend, Melissa Rinker, owner of Soul Shine Candles and The Secret Garden, who is re-launching these brands under a new, boutique parent label, called “Hart & Soul”.
  • The new label will bring together the heart and soul, of both brands in one cohesive business.
  • This event will introduce the new lines to existing customers, who already love Soul Shine and the Secret Garden, as well as bringing them forward to the general public.
  • Product samples, deals, specials and refreshments will make this a fun night out so stop by!

Wednesday, November 16: Becca’s having a party!

  • Join Becca Cartwright at 5pm for her FIRST Christmas House party!
  • Fun for all including refreshments, door prizes and a gift:-)

Thursday, November 17: Idea Book Release to Star Gazette

  • If you live in or near Elmira, make sure you get today’s Star Gazette for our holiday catalog
  • We’ll also release an electronic version via email and on our FB page
  • VIP Club Members will receive their paper copy in the mail this week (hopefully even before the Thursday release…but you just never know! LOL)

Thursday, November 17: Welcome Tenbus Party starts at 5:00pm

  • We welcome Alisha and her friends & family to a fun night of shopping, refreshments, door prizes and fun.
  • We are also open to the public so STOP BY, support the party AND get your shopping started!

Thursday, November 24: HAPPY THANKSGIVING

Friday - Monday, November 24–27: Ladies, Start Your Shopping Engines!

  • The Great Christmas Scavenger Hunt Caper is on NOW at The Christmas House
  • Get your sales sheet at the register for shopping fun & savings
  • Our December “bounce back” card will be an offer for a free coloring book & pencils so make sure you get your card!

Tuesday, November 29: GIVING TUESDAY

Tuesday, November 29: Welcome Stedge Party to The Christmas House

  • Kelly & Company will be rocking the house again this year starting at 5pm
  • Kelly says “the more, the merrier”, so stop on by and help support her party!

December 2016

Saturday, December 3: Eldridge Park Wooden Replica Building Release

  • What will it be this year? Stay tuned!
  • Join us as we announce (and release) this annual fundraising project for the Eldridge Park Carousel Preservation Project
  • ALL proceeds go to Eldridge Park
  • It’s a great gift for the park lovers in your life, and an easy way to support the park