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Experience this holiday festival to kick start your holiday shopping on Huntingburg Historic 4th Street.
Your tour begins with a visit to the Dubois County Museum, one of the largest county museums in the state of Indiana. It showcases the rich German heritage and history of Dubois County and during the Christmas season offers a collection of over 1,500 santas and a Christmas Tree collection decorated by local decor shops. After learning about our German heritage, enjoy an authentic German meal at Southern Indiana’s premier German Restaurant, The Schnitzelbank while listening to live entertainment by local musicians!!(optional) After lunch, begin your holiday shopping spree in downtown Jasper, where you will find a variety of decor, clothing and other specialty shops around the sqaure. Wind down with a visit to our “Faithful Watchman over Jasper”, St. Joseph church. The beautiful 1880 Romanesque old-world church is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and features priceless German stained glass windows, Austrian designed mosaics, and marble statues.
Day two begins with a tour of the recently restored, Monastery Immaculate Conception, also known as the “Castle on the Hill” in Ferdinand. It is home to one of the largest communitieis of Benedictine women in the nation. Enjoy a guided tour by Sister Christine and learn the history of the majestic domed church. Don’t forget to browse “For Heaven’s Sake” gift shop where you can find “Simply Divine” bakery items and other great gift ideas! Enjoy lunch at Harvest Moon Bed & Breakfast, where Ruthie, owner and chef prepares entrees along with homemade soups and sandwhiches, desserts and breads, a true southern Indiana hospitality. Following lunch, sit back and enjoy Dr. Ted’s Musical Marvels. Millie, your cheerful guide will take you on a delightful tour showcasing a magnificent collection of restored mechanical musical instruments, including nickelodeons, orchestrions, street organs, and player pianos. Enjoy the Christmas Stroll festivities in the evening along Huntingburg’s 4th Street Shopping District, a victorian downtown, where you will enjoy strolling carolers, while shopping in the specialty and antique stores. (A holiday home tour is offered for anyone interested in touring beautifully decorated Dubois County homes.)
Enjoy the day partaking in festival events!
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