The village of Clifton will be bustling with activity this week as the second annual Clifton Winterfest opens on Friday, November 26th. The indoor shop will feature handmade gifts and crafts offered by various artisans from the surrounding area.
The Winterfest shop will open at Noon on Friday and remain open daily thru December 24th. The shop hours will be Noon to 9pm on Fridays thru Sundays and 4-9pm on Monday thru- Thursday. The locally known "Gingerbread Antique" located on SR343 will be wearing a bright and shiney new face for this event.
There will be live on stage music performances, fun filled events and indoor shopping all month in Clifton; a month of fun! Various artisans will be giving "hands on" craft demonstrations throughout the Winterfest.
On Wednesdays thru Sunday, Rue Farms of Springfield will provide a cafe on the premises with a varied menu.
Come out and meet the Alpacas of Stewart Heritage Farm on Saturday, November 27th from Noon to 4pm. Local photographer Talitha Green will be available to take your picture with the smiling alpacas. Check out the website www.cliftonwinterfest.com for the updated performance schedules and more information.
Three local business women formed the Ohio Artisans Group to organize and host the event. This will be the first of many such group endeavors. A raffle to benefit the village of Clifton's historic building fund will be held on December 19th.
Clifton, Ohio, "The Gateway to the Gorge" is located at the junction of state route 343 and highway 72. Admission and ample parking is free. The building is handicap accessible. Tour buses are welcome.
For more information contact: Brenda Walter: 937.767.2343; or Brenda Hanes 937.430.0603