10th Annual Christkindlmarkt to be Held in Lovettsville

10th Annual Christkindlmarkt to be Held in Lovettsville

What better time to give gifts and decorate our homes with sparkling lights than the holidays?  Everyone is looking for seasonal decor to adorn their homes for the coming holidays. With loved ones coming to celebrate the joyous season, it won’t be long before there are mounds of presents surrounding the Christmas tree.

To welcome the holidays with a fresh blast of cultural gusto, the Loudoun Valley German Society will be sponsoring the annual German Christmas market, the Christkndlmarkt. This traditional festival is sure to hold excitement for even the youngest of any family.

This year, the 10th Annual Christkndlmarkt will be held at the Lovettsville Game Protective Association, 16 South Berlin Turnpike in Lovettsville, Virginia. The Christmas market will be filled with various local crafters and vendors who will feature unique holiday gifts, Christmas decors and even Christmas trees.

There will also be a wide selection of German food such as bratwurst, Kartoffelpuffer, artisan sweets, Wienerschnitzels and Alsatian sauerkraut. Kids will enjoy visits by Jolly Old St. Nick, facepainting by Harmony Middle School’s German Language Club and a puppet theatre.

Five musical shows will also be featured during the two-day event. Threetwo-hour sets of live German/Austrian Christmas songs will be played each day.

The 10th Annual Christkindlmarkt will be held on Saturday, December 7from 10am to 6pm and Sunday, December 8 from 10am to 5pm. Admission is $3 for 13 years olds and above, and each pass is good for two days.

Dorri Scott
Publisher,
Loudoun Woman Magazine

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