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F Shopping, Dining & Art ExperiencesF
For year-round Christmas shopping, head to Christmas Chalet (
by the Lake. The store features thousands of Christmas products, including novelty lights, ornaments personalized for your family and Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer- themed collectibles.
At Simon Pearce (simonpearce. com), watch a master glass-blower at work and then select from an array of magical, one-of-a-kind glass creations. In Grantsville, Grant’s Mercantile (grantsmercantile.
com) offers an eclectic assortment of gourmet, fashion and lifestyle products created by regional artisans, and Blue Moon Antiques ( is a must- stop for connoisseurs of American and European furniture, carpets, pottery and vintage fashion.
You can also get deals on unique items at one of the craft fairs
held during the Autumn Glory Festival weekend, such as the Autumn Glory Craft & Gift Sale ( autumnglorycraftgiftshow), which features more than 60 artists selling candles, painted décor, woodwork, pottery, jewelry and more.
You can eat at a craft brewery that serves its own microbrews or stop by a cafe to sample baked goods that reflect the region’s strong Mennonite and Amish influences. If you’re planning an outdoor excursion, you can pick up boxed lunches from one of several local delicatessens and other eateries.
Wendy’s Towne Restaurant
in Oakland ( pages/wendys-towne- restaurant/237154586345087) is a great place to stop for downhome cooking. Breakfast is served all day, but make sure you leave room for the restaurant’s pulled BBQ beef.
Another venue that prides itself
on local, handcrafted food is Moonshadow (moonshadow145. com) in McHenry. It’s a great spot for Sunday brunch, weekday happy hour, microbrews and live music.
The Cornucopia Cafe ( in Grantsville is another great brunch option, offering both inventive creations and breakfast classics, including crepes, avocado toast and Belgian waffles. Look for vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options.
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