Amish Country Inn of Berlin the weekend of November 19, 2011. Tis the Season Christmas Store in Berlin will have Mario Hausdorfer on hand to demonstrate how he makes blown glass Christmas ornaments.
Mario is a decendent of the Hausdorfer Glas Manufaktur, a family owned workshop, from Haselbach where German glass blowing began in 1597. He is a 5th generation ornament maker. He watched his family making ornaments as a child and by age 15 he was blowing glass. The Hausdorfer workshop has the use of over 1000 different molds.
Tis the Season, Ohio's largest year-round Christmas store, has featured Mario Hausdorfer in the past and will have him back on November 19th. You can view a video of Mario making an ornament. Besides this special event with Hausdorfer you will find every kind of Christmas ornament imaginable, trees, nativity sets, lights, outdoor decorations, and more!
Written by Carol Steffey, Garden Gate Get-A-Way Bed & Breakfast, Millersburg, Ohio (330) 674-7608 www.garden-gate.com