Saturday, September 14, 2013

Ohio Weekend Getaways include Sugarcreek Swiss Festival

Mark your calendars for September 27 & 28, 2013 which is the annual Sugarcreek Swiss Festival.
This Ohio festival has been going on for over 50 years and should be included in your Ohio weekend getaways.  It includes everything from parades, to musical entertainment, to wine & cheese sample station, to special games and great food.  The special games include Steintossen, which is a stone throwing contest that dates back to the 13th century.  The stone weighs about 138 pounds so this is not for lightweights.  There is also a Yodeling Contest and Swiss Costume Contest on Saturday.  The Sugarcreek Swiss Festival is an annual tradition for many families.  Come check it out and maybe you will have a new annual tradition.  Sugarcreek is just a stone's throw from the heart of Amish Country, Ohio.  Save time to visit the Amish bakeries, candle makers, basket makers, Amish furniture builders, and more.
Written by Carol Steffey, Garden Gate Get-A-Way Bed & Breakfast, Millersburg, Ohio (330) 674-7608 www.garden-gate.com

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