“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!

Holiday Treats and Fasnachts at the Bair’s Den Café

It’s not too soon to start thinking of homebaked and homemade treats and desserts for your holiday table. And you can find everything you need at the Bair’s Den Café.

From now until Dec. 31, 2016, Jacinda Bair is taking orders for a variety of cookies, pies, desserts, and cakes. You can drop by the Bair’s Den Café and place your order, or fill out the order form on her website.

Jacinda is also offering her homemade Fasnachts, beginning at 7 am, on the second Friday of every month from now until December 31, 2016. Future dates are ~

  • November 11, 2016
  • December 9, 2016

“Education Appreciation” Special at the Bair’s Den Café

The Bair’s Den Café is offering an “Education Appreciation” special every Friday afternoon, 1 to 4 pm, until Friday, Oct. 28, 2016.

Half-price French Fries and home-brewed tea will be available to all school students, college students, teachers and school faculty.

School students – Just say “Please” and “Thank you”. College students – Show your valid College ID. Teachers and school faculty – Show your valid Faculty ID.

Every week, you can enter your name for one free meal giveaway, valid for the following “Education Appreciation” Friday.

Have a suggestion for other “Career Appreciation Specials”? Let us know! Your suggestions are welcome.

And please let student and teacher friends know about the Bair’s Den special. What you do matters, and we appreciate it very much.

Welcome to the Market, Rillo’s Italian Mix!

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Meet Michele Rillo, who brings her homemade Italian spaghetti sauce mixes to the Carlisle Country Market. Packets come in various sizes, allowing you to make just the amount you need to serve your family the spaghetti sauce you enjoyed at Rillo’s, a Carlisle favorite restaurant since the 1970s.

No sugar added – and no MSG. Coming soon – garlic butter.

Find out more about Michele Rillo on her Vendor page.