Annual Christkindlmarkt to be Held Nov. 17-18 in Ferdinand

From Local Sources 

FERDINAND -- German heritage market with over 200 booths of quality handcrafted, antiques, food, and wine. Live Glockenspiel, live entertainment, free concert, free tours of the Monastery Immaculate Conception, Marionette Theater, Black Forest Organ Grinder, free shuttle service between markt sites, etc.  Visit , call 1-800-968-4578, or e-mail [email protected] 

Visits with Santa Claus:  Tell Santa what you want for Christmas!  Children of all ages are welcome 1-4 p.m., Saturday, November 17th at German American, 1020 Main Street in Ferdinand.

Marionette Theater: Half life-size Melchoir Marionettes will perform on Saturday, Nov. 17th at 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m., and again on Sunday, Nov. 18th at 11:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. at the Forest Park High School Auditorium in conjunction with the 21st annual Ferdinand Christkindlmarkt.  This performance is quite entertaining for both young and old!

The Christkindlmarkt will be hosting:

“Sounds of the Season” concert by the Celebration Singers:  An amazing 60-member chorus will perform seasonal and traditional Christmas carols in beautiful St. Ferdinand Church in Ferdinand, IN on November 17 at 7 p.m. EST  No admission charge, goodwill donations accepted

Free tours of the Monastery Immaculate Conception:

Saturday, November 17 any time between 10 a.m. - noon,  and 1-3 p.m. EST

Sunday, November 18 any time between 12 and 2 p.m. EST