Let the merriment begin on Saturday, Nov. 16, at 10 a.m. with Christmas in the Country at the fire hall in Ulster, Pa. Happy Tails No Kill Animal Shelter is sponsoring the day of activities for individuals and families.
The event will involve 40 vendors and crafts people, music, a Christmas flea market, food, games, story time, raffles, gift-wrapping, and visitations and photos with Santa.
Children and family pictures with Santa will be offered between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Pet photos with Santa will be available in December on a date “to be announced.”
Artisans and vendors scheduled for the event include Sylvia Brennan – LulaRoe, Jen Stedge – Pink Zebra, Jennifer Marie Craig – Paparazzi, Jennifer Marie Craig – Craig’s Crafty Creations, Scentsy – Jaimee Morris, Children’s Author Kevin Coolidge, Creepy Creations / Local Author Dawn Lubertowicz, Noelle Bartous – Pampered Chef, Under the Moonlite Alpaca and Garlic Ranch, Delanie Ackley – Norwex, Dulaney’s Garden Gate – Assorted Succulent designs, Lynette Ambruch – Jewelry and Accessories, Stephanie Eckley – Blue Eyed Rhino, Kristina Cummings – Thirty One Gifts, Diane Congdon – Color Street, Velma Gilmartin – homemade items, Bridget Kaufhold – My Daily Choice Hempworx, Melva Beatty – Handcrafted By Melva, Robin Dorman – Moon Angel Creation, Kimberly Bloyda – Mary Kay Cosmetics, Carol Shotwell – Touch stone crystal antiques +, Mary O’Connor – Christmas and kitchen items, Rockinghorse Emporium – clothes and gifts for animal lovers, Bree Vargeson from The Rusty Goat Farmhouse – Christmas décor, Ken Willet – Christmas items and books, Susan Beach – Rigid Heddle Loom Woven Scarves, Ron and Rhea Kenyon – Recycled Wood Creations, Amanda Perry – Usborne Books, and Nicole Porter – Brianna Warfle Crafts n’ Creations.
In addition, members of Sanphy’s Orchestra will provide live music. Any proceeds for Happy Tails will help fund the completion and operating expenses of the structure on Route 6 in Burlington Township. When open, the shelter will be a refuge for abused and abandoned animals.
For additional information, visit happytailsnokillanimalshelter.com; Find them on Facebook; or call (570) 485-9750.