Open House at the Market ~ Fri. and Sat., Mar. 24-25, 2017

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The Carlisle Country Market’s annual “Open House” will be held on Friday and Saturday, March 24 and 25, 2017.

You’ll find a variety of samples throughout the Market – as well as numerous specials and sales, including these ~

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At Rada Cutlery and Collectibles, Jim Martin is offering $1 off your first knife purchase.

At Wooden You Creations and Pansies by Peggy, Barb Daniel and Peggy Strock offer 10% off every tem in their combined shop.

At Duane and Jean’s B, B, and F Shop, a case of suet is $9.49, and if you purchase a bird feeder, your first fill is free.

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And if the weather is nice, a flea market will be held outside on the Market grounds.

We look forward to serving you this weekend!

St. Patrick’s Day at the Market ~ Friday, Mar. 17, 2017

St. Patrick's Day bottle bags and more

Planning a St. Patrick’s Day celebration? The Carlisle Country Market has everything you need to make the party complete!

At HandCrafted Creations, Sharon and Deb Griggs carry green bottle bags to carry your refreshments in style to that St. Patty’s Day party. And don’t forget the drink charms! Identify your glass with these charming crystal beads. Keep the celebration going at home with green pot scrubbers, green dish cloths, and green candles.

St. Patrick's Day Jewelry

At The Bothe of Us, Tina Bothe has designed the perfect necklaces to match your St. Patty’s Day ensemble. You can even pick up a green bottle opener!

Irish Potatoes candy and fresh cabbage

If you’re making a corned beef and cabbage supper, Bartoli Produce and Dobb’s Produce both have fresh cabbage available.

And don’t forget dessert! You’ll find home-made Irish Potatoes candy at The Java Junky – made with creme cheese and sugar.

We look forward to serving you this weekend!

Girl Scout Cookies at the Market ~ Sat., Feb. 25 and Mar. 4, 2017

This year, National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend runs from Friday, Feb. 24, to Sunday, Feb. 26, and the Carlisle Country Market will host local Girl Scout Troop 1319, from Boiling Springs, on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017.

The girls will be selling a wide selection of Girl Scout Cookies at the Market from 8:30 am to noon.

On Saturday, Mar. 4, Girl Scout Troop 11627, from Carlisle, will also sell cookies at the Market from 8 am to noon.

Selling cookies teaches the Scouts several important business skills, such as people skills, business ethics, month management, goal setting, and decision making.

Come out this Saturday and next – Feb. 25 and March 4 – and support our local Girl Scout troops!

AJB Thrift, Crystal Hunt Photography Offer Sales

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Looking for a bargain on Christmas items at the Carlisle Country Market? Look no further than AJB Thrift and Crystal Hunt Photography!

AJB Thrift offers Voortman Christmas cookies at a reduced rate, in addition to the low prices already available at the vendor stand.

Crystal Hunt has marked down her blank-interior Christmas cards and note-cards, with her outstanding photos of central Pennsylvania landmarks.

We look forward to serving you this weekend!

Remember Your Valentine with Special Market Items

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Valentine’s Day is coming up on Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017 – and the Carlisle Country Market is the perfect place to select something unique for your Valentine.

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Barb Brinton at The Java Junky is now taking orders for chocolate-covered strawberries, $11.95 a pound. Orders may be picked up at the Market from Thursday, Feb. 10, to Saturday, Feb. 18. The Java Junky is also open Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays, in addition to the Market’s regular hours on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays.

At B. Sweet Candy, Barb is also offering Necco Conversation Hearts and JuJu Cherry Hearts.

Valentine’s Day is the perfect occasion for jewelry, and at The Bothe of Us, Tina Bothe offers unique, one-of-a-kind – and beautiful – necklaces and bracelets, as well as many other items.

For your Valentine dinner table, Jackson Square Vineyard offers cherry wine.

Balloons add a festive touch, and Over the Top Balloons carries many unique Valentine’s Day balloons. Single Valentine’s Day balloons start at $2.50. Balloons-on-a-stick are available for $1.25. You may also purchase a balloon bouquet of 13 mylar balloons, a balloon weight, and a Valentine’s Day card, starting at $9.59.

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On Sunday, Feb. 5, the Atlantic Falcons face off against the New England Patriots in the Big Game, and the Carlisle Country Market has last-minute items for your Game party.

You’ll find team balloons at Over the Top Balloons.

Go to the party in team scarves from HandCrafted Collections.

Decorate your party room with 3D art from AJB Sport Shop.

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We look forward to serving you!

Home-Made Fasnachts at the Bair’s Den Café

Lent begins with Ash Wednesday on Wednesday, March 1, 2017, and Shrove Tuesday – also known as “Fasnacht Day” – will be observed on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017.

From now until Saturday, Feb. 25, Jacinda Bair will take orders for her home-made and home-baked Fasnachts at the Bair’s Den Café.

She offers these varieties ~

  • Glazed
  • Powdered Sugar
  • Cinnamon Sugar

Filled Fasnachts are available, too, with these fillings ~

  • Vanilla Cream
  • Bavarian Cream
  • Peanut Butter Cream
  • Strawberry

And these frostings ~

  • Chocolate
  • Vanilla
  • Peanut Butter

To order, you may call Jacinda at 717-634-8087 – or fill out the online order form through her website, including the time and date of your pick-up.

Orders must be pre-paid by Saturday, Feb. 25. Orders may be picked up on Tuesday, Feb. 28.

Welcome Back, Wooden You Creations!

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In January 2017, Barb and Michael Daniel returned to the Carlisle Country Market with their unique, one-of-a-kind, hand-made and hand-painted wooden items.

Boxes, baskets, toys and decorative items are just some of their many Wooden You Creations.

Barb and Michael are sharing vendor space with Pansies by Peggy in the front section of the Market.

Find out more about Barb and Michael on their Vendor page.

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!