The Goschenhoppen Historians

Pennsylvania German Christmas Market

Red Men's Hall in Green Lane

116 Gravel Pike (Rt 29)

 

December 2nd & 3rd, 2023

Saturday 9:30 to 4:00, Sunday Noon to 4:00

 

The Sooner You're Here, the Sweeter the Selection!

A Map or Guide to the Goschenhoppen Christmas Market in Red Men's Hall, Green Lane, PA Four Levels of the building

Waiting for the Goschenhoppen Christmas Market to Open.  Surrounded by fresh greens.Handcrafted and Vintage Items

Fresh Greens • Traditionally Decorated Museums

Fresh Roasted Peanuts and Chestnuts

Cookies and Kum Essa

Model Train Village at the Goschenhoppen Christmas Market

Looking through Vintage Postcards and Books.   Train Village in the background.

The country store Museum is decorated for Christmas Market.  Candy Canes and a game of checkers.

 

Red Men’s Hall in Green Lane will be transformed into a “Christmas Wonderland”.

 

Hand Made Clear Toy Candy, a Pennsylvania Dutch treat, available in the lower level of Red Men's Hall, Christmas Market.The Main Meeting Room of Red Men’s Hall will feature items from our antique collections. Whimsical trees will delight everyone. The stage will be filled with Matt Roan’s trains and village, and visitors will be entertained with live music on both days.

19th century decorations festoon the Country Store. Tradition has it that the storekeeper gives a free orange to each good child who visits the Store….Or is it the Belsnickle?? You’ll have to come and see!!!

 

The Folk Life Museum has special seasonal displays and docents will be ready to answer visitor’s questions about all the exhibits.Traditionally decorated tree in the Folklife Museum on the upper level of Red Men's Hall in Green Lane.  Goschenhoppen Christmas Market.

 

Beautiful, handcrafted items are for sale. New craftspeople have joined our regulars this year. Vintage, collectible Christmas ornaments, decorations, toys, vintage books and postcards as well as our own Goschenhoppen books and cards make wonderful gifts for the season to either give or keep for yourself.

 

A few of the many types of cookies available in the bake sale area of the Christmas Market at Red Men's Hall in Green Lane, PANever to be missed is the Bake Sale and Kum Esse in the basement boardroom. Our membership does us proud every year with the variety and quality of cookies, pies, cakes, breads, chow chow, pickles, jams, jellies and candy. The Antes House mascot George the Grun Sow will be on display with his own sand tart cookie children.

 

The Peanut Roaster will be roasting fresh peanuts and chestnuts.

The Huckster will have fresh greens for sale either already be-ribboned or in loose bundles for you to make your own decorations.Festive guest at the Goschenhoppen Christmas Market.

 

 

Other Local Pennsylvania German Christmas Events

Please visit websites for the most up to date information about these events

  • Stop into Reed’s Barber Shop to see his excellent antique collection next door to the Country Store.
  • The Schwenkfelder Library and Heritage Center
  • The Mennonite Heritage Center
  • The Peter Wentz Farmstead
  • The Henry Muhlenberg House in Historic Trappe