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Candlelight Walk & Open House 2013

The Friends of Bear’s Mill invite the community to share in an evening filled with the sights and sounds of the holidays at their annual Candlelight Walk & Open House ...


Continuing Gabriel Baer’s Legacy

Bear’s Mill was purchased and completed in 1849 by Mr. Gabriel Baer, a prominent miller from Pennsylvania. Unfortunately, we don’t know many details about Gabriel’s life. We’re not exactly sure ...


A Foodie Day Trip Destination

Want to get away for a day and experience a unique food adventure? Start your day at Bear’s Mill, mix it up with KitchenAid®, then end with a spectacular local ...

At The Mill...

Our Legendary Fall Open House

PrintEach year in October, Bear’s Mill becomes the backdrop for a seasonal celebration to welcome fall.  This year on Saturday, October 4  & Sunday, October 5 from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm the Mill and grounds will be transformed into the ideal autumn setting for a harvest festival featuring live music, crisp weather food, fall sweets, grinding demonstrations, painting & sculpture displays, a bonfire, duck decoy carvings and must have items for the season found in the Mill Store & Gallery.  Join The Friends of Bear’s Mill as we celebrate the coming of our favorite season.

Fall Open House Schedule
Saturday Music
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Joe & Jack Waters
2:30 pm – 5:00 pm The Marshall’s (Ron & Elaine)

Sunday Music
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm  Brian Keith Wallen

Fall Fare Offerings
French Market “18 Bean” Soup prepared by Mike James of Catering by Michael
Cornmeal muffins made from Bear’s Mill Cornmeal
Brats and hotdogs from the grill
Iced pumpkin cookies, apple dumplings, caramel apples and gourmet coffees

Special Features
• Artist in the Gallery, Mike Major with paintings and sculpture
• Free guided tours and grinding demonstrations each day at 12:00 pm, 2:00 pm and 4:00 pm
• Mill Store stocked with Bear’s Mill stoneground flours and meals, gourmet food items and USA-made & handmade giftware and home décor
• Down by the old mill stream John Bundy and Greg Adams demonstrate & display duck decoy carvings & rustic willow furniture