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A number of Amish craftsmen have opened shops to perform this service for the public. â€˘ Harness Shops: Years of working with leather, brass, copper and silver have helped aid the craft of Amish harness making. â€˘ Upholstering: Several shops specialize in high-quality upholstering for both furniture and vehicle seats. Visitors can bring their own fabric into the shops or choose from a selection of materials.
Arthur Mennonite Relief Sale Aug. 26 & 27, 2016
AT THE OTTO CENTERâ€“1/2 MILE SOUTH OF ARTHUR FRIDAY: 4:30-7:00 P.M. ~ BBQ Pulled Pork
Auction Begins ~ 6:00 P.M.
FREE P & AD ARKING
Without modern conveniences, the Amish wash clothing with a wringer/washer and hang it to dry on a clothesline.
As times have changed, more Amish businesses have opened to supplement the income generated from farming. As a result, many wonderful finds can be discovered at Amish businesses in the area. Signs along rural roads alert passersby of opportunities to purchase various foods, including many fresh produce items, during spring, summer and fall months. Among the local businesses operated by the Amish are grocery stores, health food stores, shoe stores, woodworking shops, lawn furniture stores, an orchard, tool stores, a meat packing plant, feed mills and a lamp shop. â€˘ Furniture Shops and Custom Built Cabinets: Round oak tables, roll-top desks, cabinets, home entertainment centers and wooden accent pieces are only a few of the many handcrafted furniture items available at numerous shops. Along with furniture craftsmen, Amish cabinetmakers can provide some of the finest and most attractive custommade kitchen and bathroom cabinets, and other furniture. â€˘ Country Stores: Small rural stores are stocked with everything from home-baked items to handmade quilts. â€˘ Buggy and Wagon Repair Shops: Building or repairing buggies and wagons is a necessary part of Amish life.
Auction begins ~ 8:00 A.M. Childrenâ€™s Auction ~ 10:00 A.M. Silent Auction ~ 10:00 A.M. - 1:30 P.M. Petting Zoo
FOOD: 6:00 - 10:00 A.M. ~ Pancakes and Sausage 11:00 - 2:00 P.M. ~ Chicken Dinner, HAND-CRAFTED %XWWHUĂ€\3RUN&KRSV5LYHU)ULHV FURNITURE AND QUILTS Peadros & Baked Goods
For more information on Sale items and location
visit our Web site at www.arthurreliefsale.org or call Larry & Delores Kauffman at 217-543-3165 or DuWayne & Karen Miller at 217-254-4645
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