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September 2016

Apple Butter Making

September 23 @ 8:00 am - September 24 @ 3:00 pm

  Instruction in the art of making apple butter will be provided at the restored 1859 rock mill in Maeystown.  Members of the Maeystown Preservation Society will demonstrate various apple peeling and stirring methods in preparation for the annual Oktoberfest in October.  Apple peeling will take place at the mill between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Friday.  Apple stirring will begin at 6 a.m. and go until 3 p.m. on Saturday.  Friends of Maeystown willing to help peel apples…

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October 2016

Oktoberfest

October 9 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Arts, Crafts and Antique Fair. Experience the sounds and smells of Autumn. Second Sunday in October each year Featuring arts, crafts, antiques and food from 9:00-4:00 p.m. at the area around the stone mill and bridge. More than 50 artisans, crafters, dealers, and numerous food stands will be featured. Arts and crafts will include rug weaving, felting, blacksmithing, photography, woodworking, and a country store. Food will include turtle soup, potato pancakes and popcorn cooked in old-fashioned kettles. Bratwurst, funnel cakes, apple butter, and pies will be some of the other choices available. The village…

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$25.00

Afternoon Tea & Luncheon with a Creek Side Fashions Show

October 23 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Vici’s Front Porch & Tea Garden,
1109 Mill Street
Maeystown, IL 62256
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Afternoon tea and luncheon will be served buffet style on the lawn with various sandwiches, finger foods, desserts, tea and coffee. Immediately following, Jeanne d'Arc Living out of Denmark, will have an original collection featuring a "flirty farm girl" look in a romantic style for you to enjoy! Clothing is European fabric, all natural, made with organic dye, machine washable and American sized for women and children. Advance Reservations Required and can be made by calling Vici @ (618) 539-3665…

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November 2016

Frauenabend

November 18 @ 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Enjoy an evening just for the ladies! Frauenabend, or Ladies Night Out, will feature unique dining, shopping and pampering for the holidays. Vici's Front Porch and Tea Garden will be open for dinner during the event, with dining from 4:30-8:30 p.m. A variety of holiday shopping and pampering experiences will be offered or the evening. The Maeystown General Store will offer private label food samplings, the Village Kaffeehaus will feature its Smooth Brew and teas, the Sweet Shoppe will offer discounts on teapots, Georgia Mae's Antiques will offer discounts on select items, and the Preservation Society…

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December 2016

An Old Fashioned German Christmas in Maeystown

December 4 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Participate in a traditional German Christmas with music, carriage rides, shopping and more. First Sunday in December each year. Carriage rides and visits with Sankt Nikolaus will be available. This year’s even will feature the Band Room Brass ensemble strolling through town, as well as music from the Valmeyer High School chorus and band, Carl Seavers and Jim Abbott on hammered dulcimer, and Mardy Eisloeffel on accordion. There will be a German carol sing at 3 p.m. in the Corner George…

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