2017 Once Upon a Christmas in Knox

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Once Upon a Christmas

November 17th @ 10am to 8pm
November 18th @ 10am to 5pm
November 19th @ Noon to 5pm

 A Grand Holiday Event in Knox, Pennsylvania

It’s that time of year again! Soon the streets of Knox will be buzzing with holiday shoppers and beautiful decorations of the upcoming season.

Jump start your holiday shopping this year by shopping local during the Once Upon a Christmas event right here in Knox. Come out and enjoy a 3-day community effort that includes open houses, craft & gift booths, Santa, prizes and more!

Find one-of-a-kind handmade items for that special someone, support your local friend’s and neighbors businesses, and enter to win door prizes as well an overall grand prize! Just follow the snowmen at participating locations!

But don’t forget to check out the vendors and crafts over at the Wentling’s Corners Community Building and Wolf’s Den.

Map of participating businesses, vendors, and crafters



This page is brought to you by: State Street Studios

JUST IN: It is now confirmed by the North Pole Elves Association that SANTA will be stopping by State Street Studios (corner of Main & State st) for pictures during event hours on Saturday & Sunday! Bring your little ones to sit on Santa’s lap, have their picture taken (fee applies, includes 2 instant prints & small gift from Santa), and warm up with some old-fashioned hot chocolate, made from scratch!


The following businesses will be open to the public during event hours
(unless otherwise stated):


State Street Studios (19)
(814) 797-2013

Examples of portrait services will be on display, and some, you will just have to see to believe! Hand-made oil lamps and custom Christmas gifts for you to purchase. Attendees will receive a special coupon and be entered in a drawing for additional discounts and prizes. Pictures with Santa on Saturday & Sunday ($25). Located in the old Slicker house in downtown Knox (corner of Main & State St).
Visit our Facebook Page or website for more information.
Located at 605 W. State St, Knox PA 16232

Countryside Crafts & Countryside Quilts (3)country-side-quilts
(814) 797-2434

The magic of the holiday season begins with visiting to a 1895 general store. Two floors, 6 rooms of gifts, home decor, quilting, and women’s and baby’s boutiques. Open year round. Like us on Facebook. Off I-80, exit 53.
Located at 6361 Canoe Ripple Rd, Knox, PA 16232

Knox Country Farm Supply (16)farm-supply
(814) 797-1256

Wide variety of Christmas decor, trees, lights, ect. Lots of children’s toys & Santa will be here on Saturday. Check us out on Facebook! Will be closed on Sunday.
Located at 6504 PA-208 West, Knox, PA 16232

Creative Country Gift Shop (18)creative-country
(814) 797-5710

Lots of unique, hand-painted gifts await you in this beautifully decorated stop! Featured are hand-painted saws, slate, crocks, tin ware; also lamps, candles, purses, garlands,
and much more. Closed Sunday.
Located at 5739 PA-208 West, Knox, PA 16232

Hit-N-Miss Ice Cream Co. (22)ice-cream

(814) 797-2726

Stop at our home to see one of a kind gifts. Sit by the fireplace and enjoy a warm apple dumpling, homemade cookies, fudge or breads. Our home is decorated in the full Christmas spirit. Stop for lunch or dinner. Live reindeer Saturday.
Located at 2660 PA-208 West, Knox, PA 16232

Businesses Located at 512 Main

512 Main (15)512

Your one stop shop for primitive county gifts, Christmas items and more. Make sure you try one of their food items or enjoy a Perry Ice Cream. Coffee and cappuccinos available. Like us on Facebook. Open year round.
Located at 512 Main St, Knox, PA 16232

Mt. Joy Methodist Church (15) umc
(814) 797-1423

Our homemade nut rolls will be a delicious addition to every gathering.
See us a 512 Main St, Knox, PA 16232

Nerium International – Kathy Manning (15)
(814) 673-3815

Aging is inevitable, but looking older doesn’t have to be. Nerium International is a leading anti-aging company specializing in scientifically backed age-defying products for the face, body and mind. Visit us to learn more!
See us a 512 Main St, Knox, PA 16232

Businesses Located at Shaffer Evergreen Rentals

(2687 Rt. 208 – 4 miles west of Knox on Rt. 208)

Miller’s Forever Memories Flower/Craft Gift Shop (21)
(814) 797-1847

Something for everyone. Glass items, paper crafts, wooden items, soaps, rugs, paintings, decorative items, ornaments, and crocheted items. Boy Scout troop 55 will also be  located here with princess pine wreaths.
Located at 2687 PA-208 West, Knox, PA 16232

Elk Mountain at Knox Winery Outlet (21)
(814) 797-4053

Over 25 flavorful wines with fun risque names. Stop in and try some of our famous Jack Ass Red or Pink Beaver wines. Check out our holiday wines and pick up a gift basket for those special someones on your list.
Located at 2687 PA-208 West, Knox, PA 16232

Area Craft Locations:


Deck the Halls (17)deck-halls
(814) 797-2489

Deck the halls with affordable art like no other from  “Personalized Paintings by Lori Hartzell”. Our home is filled with nostalgia, charm and cheerful wonders like cheeky snowmen, beautiful wildlife, magnificent Santas and more. Find them on Facebook & Pinterest.
Located at 6452 PA-208 West, Knox, PA 16232

Woodridge Junque (17)
(814) 797-5390

A hodge-podge array of vintage quilts, doilies and linens. Crafts from rescued recycled “cutter” quilts. Vintage Christmas ornaments, unique country antiques and collectibles for the home. Collectible items of local interests.
Located at 6452 PA-208 West, Knox, PA 16232

Wooly Pines (17)
(814) 797-0252 or 797-0061

“Wooly Pines” are hand-crafted pines made for you and anyone who has a flair for beauty. Made of 100% wool they will add softness and beauty using coordinating color to any room in your home. P.S. They make great gifts.
Located at 6452 PA-208 West, Knox, PA 16232


Wentling’s Corner Community Building Craft Show (2)


266 Tippecanoe Rd, Knox, PA 16232

These are the crafters that will have booths at this location. Stop in and visit them all.

Barret’s Seasons of the Heart (2)                                                   (814) 782-3288 

A holiday shopping experience awaits you here! Affordable prices “unique”, all hand-painted items can be found here for that special gift. An assortment of ice-skates, windows, bowls, buckets, lighted wine bottles, suitcases, ornaments, pins, and more items are featured. 

ET Creations (2)                                                                             (814) 221-3631

All bracelets are handmade and come in a variety of sizes and colors. Beads are made of glass, stone, clay, porcelain and plastic. These bracelets are only $3 each. Make great gifts!

McCoy’s Hand-Crafted Soaps (2)                                                      (814) 229-3653

We use 100% pure olive and coconut oils along with premium fragrance. oils. We have over 60 scents including fragrance free and dye free. Our hand crafted soaps bring you a luxurious, moisturizing lather that you and your skin will love!

Businesses & Crafts at

Wolf’s Den (1)


308 Timberwolf Run, Knox, PA 16232


Deer Creek Winery (1) – Deer Creek Winery now offers over 25 varieties of Red, White & Fruit wines to choose from. Free wine tasting is available at the show. Stop in to taste for yourself! (814) 354-7392

BeautiControl – Cindy Curran, Consultant (1)Experience our  Instant beautyManicure and your hands will feell amazing! We offer products from skin care to foot care to the latest makeup. Also try Cindy’s delicious dips. A flavor for everyone! (814) 797-1321 or (814) 221-0709.

Strokes ‘n’ Stitches (1) – Unique crafts from “primitive” to “new” inclustitchesding skates, sleds, shutters, Santas, and chairs are here! Tree decorations, scarves, hats and dolls are just a few of the great fits or a treat for yourself! (814) 782-3247


WCR Crafts & More (1) – Fall and Winter items for your decorating ideas! Holiday and winter themed hanging snowflakes. Wall and table swags plus decorative garlands for your mantles, handrails or windows. Holiday chairs and stools available; as well as fun pencils for stocking stuffers…and more! (814) 797-1103


Tastefully Simple: Judy Whitling, Consultant (1)Tired of spending time cooking? Simple solution, try “Tastefully Simple!” Tasty and easy products create a homemade taste using store bought items. Keep your life simple with Tastefully Simple! (814) 797-1493


Lavender Green (1) – Experience the fragrant,lavender calming scent of lavender in our cottage crafted, natural lavender products and gits made by local artisans. Tour our farm in the summer and stay connected on Facebook.com/LavenderGreenCo. (814) 797-5117


Hanst Hollow Crafts (Janet Hanst) (1) – We have a wide variety of seasonal yard decorations. Gingerbread men, angels, snowman, nativity, penguins, and much more. We have a variety of crochet items such as blankets, scarves, and necklaces. There are baby sleeping bags, toddler sleeping bags, blankets, and much more. (814) 797-2588


Keith Martz (1) – Specializing in all wood themes crosses and Christmas trees, military plaques, nativity sets, school mascot plaques and much more. Crafts are created using a scroll saw featuring handmade items with intricate cuts and designs.  (814) 797-1601



Knox Public Library (10)
(814) 797-1054

A Story Time Celebration will be held Thursday, November 17th at 6:30 pm for all ages. Open House will be Friday & Saturday, November 18th & 19th, during regular library hours with RADA Cutlery, used books, and homemade cookies available.
Located at 305 N Main Street, Knox, PA 16232

Knox Borough and Knox Borough Police (5)

Together we will kick off the Holiday Season with a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus on Friday the 18th, They will arrive at 6pm at the Keystone SMILES Park on Main St in Knox for a visit with the children. All children are welcome.
Located at Main Street, Knox, PA 16232



Friday, November 17th, 11:00am to 2:00pm:

Edenburg Presbyterian Church (12)
(814) 797-1167

Buffet style lunch consisting of soups, salads, sandwiches, and desserts with drink of choice. Take out available.
Located at Corner of Main St and Railroad St, Knox, PA 16232

Saturday, November 18th, 11:00am to 2:00pm:

Knox United Methodist Church (13)
(814) 797-8536

Stop in for our Chicken ‘n’ Biscuits lunch (Hosted by Knox United Methodist Church Youth) on Saturday, November 19th as you take in the Once Upon A Christmas event.
Located at 628 West Railroad St, Knox, PA 16232

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