Other Annual Events

St. John’s Church Fastnacht

Tuesday before Ash Wednesday each year.
The day before Ash Wednesday activity at the church hall starts with a German family style dinner of pancakes, sausage, applesauce and doughnuts from 5 to 8 p.m., and ends with German music by the New Hanover Deutschmeisters from 6 to 8 p.m. The cost for the evening is $8 for adults and $3 for children ages 6-12. Children under 6 are free. In keeping with German tradition, children will dress in costume and go “grebbling” door to door to collect dough-nuts, then come back to win votes in a costume contest. Grebbling starts at 5 p.m. in front of the church.


 

Spring Art Show

Featuring the work of local artists. Held in March of each year on varying weekends. The show is sponsored by Historic Maeystown. Its mission is to highlight and recognize the works of local artists in the Monroe and Randolph County area. Art will be displayed from 11:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m in the ballroom of Corner George Inn and at the Preservation Society Mill and Museum both days. There is no admission price for the show. The St. Joe Women’s Fellowship will be serving food at the Mill. The mission of the show is to feature the work of local artists. There is no admission charge to the public and there is no fee for participating artists. Artists are chosen each year by Historic Maeystown for the two day event.

 

Civic Association Homecoming

Memorial Day weekend


 

Trash & Treasures Village Yard Sale

First Saturday morning in August

 

Fire Department BBQ & Car Show

Show us you ride… Cars, trucks, motorcycles and tractors.
Third Sunday in August each year.

 

Apple Butter Making

Peeling: Friday, September 27, 2013 Time: 8:00am-1:00pm
Stirring: Saturday, September 28, 2013 Time: 6:00am-3:00pm
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 the 24th. Apple stirring will begin at 6 a.m. and go until 3 p.m. on Saturday the 25th. Friends of Maeystown willing to help peel apples or donate two hours of stirring time are asked to contact David Braswell at 618-458-6660.


 

Frauenabend

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 Museum will be open for visitors.