Experience the season in rural Bluffton-Pandora in the 1800s
Posted by Fred Steiner on December 5, 2016 - 4:25pm
The Bluffton Pandora Swiss Community Historical Society Christmas open house, “Christmas at the Homestead” is Saturday, Dec. 10, from 1 to 6 p.m. at the Schumacher Homestead.
The public is invited to tour the decorated 1843 house while snacking on homemade treats and listening to songs of the season.
Guests can watch food being prepared in the fireplace, hand dip a candle, play a game of checkers, string popcorn, shop in the gift shop and chat with staff about the history of the house and typical life in the 1840s.
For families and individuals who have lost a loved one
Posted by Fred Steiner on November 29, 2016 - 4:46pm
Chiles-Laman Funeral & Cremation Services will be holding a Tree of Remembrance Memorial Service at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4, at the Bluffton Centre, 601 N. Main St.
The memorial service is for families and individuals who have lost a loved one this year or in years past. The ornaments will be hung on the Christmas Tree and given to families at the end of the service.