New Year’s Eve Hours at the Market

With New Year’s Day (Jan. 1, 2017) falling on a Sunday this holiday season, the Carlisle Country Market will observe regular business hours.

New Year’s weekend ~
Thursday, Dec. 29 – 7 am to 4 pm
Friday, Dec. 30 – 7 am to 4 pm
Saturday, New Year’s Eve, Dec. 31 – 7 am to 2 pm

The Market will be closed on Sunday, New Year’s Day.

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Didn’t get what you really wanted for Christmas or Hanukkah? The Carlisle Country Market is the perfect place to pick up that one-of-a-kind item – or shop for your New Year’s holiday dinner table.

Planning a New Year’s Eve party? Tony and Janet Bosak, at TJ Homestyle, can help you out with steamed shrimp, sausage bread, cheeseballs, cookie plates, cheese and meat plates, hot cocoa mixes, and other goodies.

And don’t forget pork for your New Year’s Day dinner table! You can pick up fresh pork loin from TJ Homestyle, too.

No time for baking holiday treats? Jacinda Bair, at the Bair’s Den Café, is taking orders for cookies and other goodies until Dec. 31, 2016, New Year’s Eve.

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The Carlisle Country Market wishes you and yours a blessed, happy, healthy, and prosperous New Year!

Christmas and New Year’s Hours at the Market

With Christmas Day (Dec. 25, 2016) and New Year’s Day (Jan. 1, 2017) falling on a Sunday this holiday season, the Carlisle Country Market will observe regular business hours.

Christmas weekend ~
Thursday, Dec. 22 – 7 am to 4 pm
Friday, Dec. 23 – 7 am to 4 pm
Saturday, Christmas Eve, Dec. 24 – 7 am to 2 pm

New Year’s weekend ~
Thursday, Dec. 29 – 7 am to 4 pm
Friday, Dec. 30 – 7 am to 4 pm
Saturday, New Year’s Eve, Dec. 31 – 7 am to 2 pm

The Market will be closed on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

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Still looking for the perfect gift? The Carlisle Country Market is the perfect place to pick up that one-of-a-kind item – or shop for your holiday dinner table.

No time for baking holiday treats? Jacinda Bair, at the Bair’s Den Café, is taking orders for cookies and other goodies until Dec. 31, 2016, New Year’s Eve.

Don’t forget our Salvation Army bell-ringers, out in front of the Market. And our Toys for Tots donation box inside.

The Carlisle Country Market wishes you and yours a merry Christmas, happy Hanukkah, and a happy, healthy, and prosperous New Year!

Meet Santa Claus at the Market ~ Sat., Dec. 17, 2016!

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Santa Claus will make his annual visit to the Carlisle Country Market on Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016.

From 9 am to 12 noon, Santa will be ready to meet the kids and listen to their Christmas “Wish List”.

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The Market is also the perfect place for your holiday shopping, whether it’s gifts you need or baking ingredients.

Barb at B. Sweet Candy offers a variety of Christmas candies, such as Old Tyme Mini Clear Toys and Old-Fashioned Ribbon Candy.

And at The Java Junky, you can get one of Barb’s special Christmas coffees, bagged and ready to go, including Chocolate Mint, Mistletoe Delight, Candy Cane, and Frosty’s Delight.

If you do your own baking, stop by MaryLee Nuts, where you’ll find fruitcake mix, red and green candied cherries, and lots of raw nuts perfect for baking – walnuts, pecans, and peanuts for peanut brittle.

Don’t have time for baking? Jacinda Bair, at the Bair’s Den Café, is taking orders for homemade cookies and other holiday treats.

For the kids on your shopping list, Jim Martin, at Rada Cutlery and Collectibles, has locomotives that move with lights and sounds, Blue Angels model planes, and postal trucks.

At Pansies by Peggy, you’ll find lighted canvases with candles and wreaths – plus, adorable kittens dressed up for Christmas.

These are just some of the many vendors at the Market with unique and one-of-a-kind gifts for everyone on your shopping list.

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Don’t forget our Salvation Army bell-ringers, out in front of the Market. And our Toys for Tots donation box inside.

The Carlisle Country Market vendors wish you and yours happy and blessed holidays.

Mary Russell Retires ~ Vendor Space Closes

After many years at the Carlisle Country Market, Mary Russell plans to retire at the end of the year and close her vendor space, Mary Russell Crafts.

Her last day at the Market will be Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016.

Until then, shoppers can take advantage of her “Closing Sale” with these special bargains ~

  • Items up to $13.99 – 10% off
  • Items $14 and over – 20% off

Mary offers hand-made pillows, including many with sports team logos; quillows, a combination quilt and pillow; door stops; tater bags; paperback book covers, and more.

Mary, we wish you well in your retirement!

“Black Friday” and “Small Business Saturday” at the Market, Nov. 25-26, 2016

The Carlisle Country Market will be open during regular business hours through the remainder of the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, Friday, Nov. 25, and Saturday, Nov. 26, 2016.

On Friday, the Market will be open 7 am to 4 pm.

On Saturday, the Market will be open 7 am to 2 pm.

Out shopping on Black Friday? The Market is the perfect place to take a break! Enjoy a hot drink, a hot lunch, or a sandwich. Tired of leftover turkey, but no time to cook? Pick up a dinner to warm up at home. We have comfortable seating throughout the Market, too.

On Small Business Saturday, why not patronize the small businesses at the Carlisle Country Market? You’ll find many unique and one-of-a-kind holiday gifts in our specialty shops – everything from handcrafted jewelry to eco-dyed scarves, pillows and quillows to hats and mittens made of alpaca wool.

And don’t forget our Salvation Army bell-ringers! They’ll be out in front of the Market, accepting any amount you would care to give in their red kettle.

The Market wishes you and yours a happy and blessed Thanksgiving holiday!

Thanksgiving Holiday Hours, Nov. 23 to 26, 2016

The Carlisle Country Market will be observe these hours through the Thanksgiving holiday and weekend ~

Wednesday, Nov. 23 – 7 am to 4 pm. If you are picking up a Thanksgiving take-out dinner from Jacinda Bair at the Bair’s Den Café, you may do so from 1 pm to 4 pm.

Thursday, Nov. 24, Thanksgiving Day – Closed for Thanksgiving Day. However, if you are picking up a Thanksgiving take-out dinner from Jacinda, you may do so from 8 am to 12 noon.

Friday, Nov. 25 – 7 am to 4 pm, the Market’s regular hours.

Saturday, Nov. 26 – 7 am to 2 pm, the Market’s regular hours.

Out holiday shopping over Thanksgiving weekend? The Market is the perfect place to take a break! Enjoy a hot drink, a hot lunch, or a sandwich. Tired of leftover turkey, but no time to cook? Pick up a dinner to warm up at home.

Saturday, Nov. 26, is “Small Business Saturday”. Why not patronize the small businesses at the Carlisle Country Market? You’ll find unique and one-of-a-kind holiday gifts in our specialty shops.

And don’t forget our Salvation Army bell-ringers! They’ll be out in front of the Market, accepting any amount you would care to give in their red kettle.

The Market wishes you and yours a happy and blessed Thanksgiving holiday!

Thanksgiving Dinners for Take-Out

At the Bair’s Den Café, Jacinda Bair is taking orders for Turkey Dinner take-outs for Thanksgiving. Dinner includes large servings of ~

  • Turkey and stuffing
  • Mashed potatoes and gravy
  • Harvard beets and brown butter green beans
  • Cranberry Salad
  • Home-made dinner rolls

Items can be substituted, if available. Please indicate if the dinner is to be hot or cold. You may also select foil pans or microwave-safe dishes.

Dinners must be ordered by Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016.

Dinners will be available for pick-up on the following days and times ~

  • Wednesday, Nov. 23 – 1 pm to 4 pm
  • Thursday, Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 24 – 8 am to 12 noon

The price of one dinner is $14.99, plus tax. If you order 5 or more dinner, the price of each is $13.99, plus tax.

To order, you may call Jacinda at 717-634-8087 – or drop by the Bair’s Den Café anytime during business hours.

Veterans’ Day Hours at the Market

Veterans’ Day falls on a Friday this year, Nov. 11, 2016. The Carlisle Country Market will be open their regular Friday hours of 7 am to 4 pm.

The Market will also be open on Saturday during their regular hours of 7 am to 2 pm.

Every day can be Veterans’ Day when you remember our troops serving overseas with a donation of personal care items – toothbrushes, toothpaste, decks of cards, stick deodorant, small flashlights, and baby wipes in small packages. The AmVets Ladies Auxiliary collects these items in a box near the cash register. Thank you, ladies!

The Market salutes all of our military veterans!

Pumpkins, Turkeys, and Seasonal Hot Drinks at the Market

Fall is here, and the Market’s vendors are ready to serve you and yours for the upcoming holidays!

At the Java Junky, you’ll find pumpkin-pie and pumpkin-spice drinks, including Lattes, Cappuccinos, Chai, Smoothies, and Coffee.

Bartoli Produce has cider, fresh honey, pumpkins and squash, and pumpkins for your pumpkin pie.

And at Mama Bair’s Subs, Carolyn Bair is taking orders for fresh turkeys. Never frozen and with no additives, these turkeys are raised on local farms. Prices vary by size. Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016, is the deadline to order. Pick-up is on Tuesday, Nov. 22, or Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016. You may also schedule another pick-up date with Carolyn.

Happy holidays!

Welcome to the Market, Jackson Square Vineyard!

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Meet John and Tracy Kanwischer, who bring red and white wines – as well as wine glasses! – to the Carlisle Country Market from their local winery, Jackson Square Vineyard.

You’re welcome to have a taste of any wine they offer.

Come by for a sample or to pick up a bottle. You’re sure to find something suitable for your dinner table.

Find out more about John and Tracy on their Vendor page.

October Fest and Car Cruise, Sat., Oct. 22, 2016

The October Fest and Car Cruise will be held on the grounds of the Carlisle Country Market on Saturday, October 22, 2016.

Festivities begin at 10 am and run until 2 pm.

Classic and antique cars from the Cumberland Valley Classic Car Club will be on display. A flea market, as well as food and produce vendors, will be available outside all day, too.

All to the tune of music from the 1950s and 1960s.

And don’t forget about our wonderful vendors inside the Market, too. They’ll be open all day from 7 am to 2 pm.

See you there!