If you and your friends are shopping enthusiasts and are fans of Longaberger baskets then here is an idea for a great girls’ weekend trip. Plan a journey to the Longaberger Homestead in Frazeysburg, Ohio and attend one of their special “Spring Fling” events on Saturday, April 2 and Saturday, April 9.
Celebrating the opening of another season at Longaberger Homestead, “Spring Fling” offers visitors a variety of fun activities and the chance to get some really good shopping deals on Longaberger products.
A Bit About Longaberger Homestead The Longaberger Homestead is a complex resembling a small village that offers visitors various attractions, participatory activities (including “Make a Basket”), factory tours and shopping opportunities. Guests will be greeted by the sight of the world’s largest apple basket, a 29 foot tall hand-woven Longaberger basket with giant artificial apples. It was woven from hardwood maple in 1999.
“Spring Fling” will introduce Longaberger’s new Makers Market and will feature three ongoing stage presentations that will give visitors tips on everything from healthy cooking to ideas for home decorating. Just some of the activities being offered at “Spring Fling” include cooking demonstrations, speed weaving contests, “Dash of Baskets” competitions, seminars on cheese making, beekeeping & honey, natural foods and “How to Take a Great Photograph.” There will also be apple butter recipes and tasting available as well as a peanut brittle demo.
The “Spring Fling” event will also include hourly door prizes and the chance to purchase a 2016 Limited Edition Spring Fling basket for $45.
Hours for the Longaberger Homestead “Spring Fling” event are 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. both Saturdays. Admission is free and parking is free.
For those wishing to stay overnight in the area, check out the Double Tree by Hilton Newark hotel (50 North Second St. in Newark) at 740-322-6455 or the Coshocton Village Inn & Suites (115 N. Water Street in Coshocton) at 740-622-9455.
For more information about the Longaberger Homestead “Spring Fling,” call 740-322-5588 or get online at www.longaberger.com. The Longaberger Homestead is located at 5563 Raiders Rd. in Frazeysburg, Ohio. It is approximately a 2.5 hour drive from Cleveland.