The Simple Joys of the Holidays

christmas fun with eli & mattieThis time of the year there tends to be a moment for everyone, a moment that all the comfort of the holidays come rushing back. Maybe it’s the first time you hear Christmas music playing over the radio, and even though you think, “It can’t be time for this yet” you can’t help but feel a little moment of childhood giddiness. Or maybe it’s the first evening the temperate drops and you’re cuddled in a blanket sipping the newest holiday flavor of coffee or tea. Sounds heavenly right? Continue reading

Win a $1,000 Trip to Lehman’s!

Lehman's Amish Country GiveawayHave you heard? We’re offering you a chance to win a trip to Ohio’s Amish Country! And of course, this trip includes a visit to our favorite place – Lehman’s! 

If you win, you and a guest will get a behind the scenes tour of our store in Kidron, Ohio. You’ll have fun spotting all the antiques (our store is filled with them!) and exploring thousands of products. (Trust us – you’ll want to bring your walking shoes.) There will be time to shop, too, since this prize package comes with a $200 Lehman’s gift card!

Plus, you’ll get to enjoy a scrumptious lunch with the Lehman family. You might even get to meet this guy…

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Jay Lehman, founder of Lehman’s!

This prize package totals $1,000! Here’s everything it includes:

  • $200 Lehman’s gift card
  • Lunch with the Lehman family
  • Behind the scenes tour of Lehman’s
  • $400 travel credit
  • A guided tour of Amish Country
  • One night stay for two people the Carlisle Inn Walnut Creek
  • Tickets to a musical at Ohio Star Theater

Hurry! Our sweepstakes ends November 1st, 2017. Click here to enter.

Good luck – we hope to see you in Kidron!

A “Homesteadcation”: Learning Country Skills from Back Then

kroger homesteadWhen family and friends come to town, I always ask them what they want to see and do while they’re here. My dad, for example said he wanted to, “see a buggy.”

“Do you want to see 1 buggy? We’ll go to Aldi. Wanna see 20? We’ll drive out 250 for a stretch.” That was an easy one to fulfill. Continue reading

Make YOUR Summer Sizzle: Master Skills For A Simpler Life!

There’s never been a better time to visit our store! Our summer class schedule is packed with informative, entertaining sessions designed to help you discover and master simpler living skills.  Continue reading

Homeschooler’s Days At Our Store

Calling all homeschooling families: are you looking for fun, educational activities to do with your children during these slower winter months? Look no further than Lehman’s! Continue reading

Join Us for a Different “Black Friday” Experience…

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Forget dragging yourself out of bed before the crack of dawn. Sleep in! Then, join us in the tiny village of Kidron for a slower-paced, fun-filled Black Friday in the Country.

“We created this event because we were tired of that early morning rush to get to the mall, and fighting all the crowds,” said Glenda Lehman Ervin, Vice President of Marketing. “This way people can slow down, enjoy their shopping and sit a spell with a cup of cider.”

christmas-storeWe’ll be serving up some great deals both Friday and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. at our store in Kidron. Here are the details:

  • Friday and Saturday, 4-7pm, 20% off purchases under $100
  • Wear bib overalls and be entered into a gift card drawing
  • Dinner Bell Deals BOTH days; up to 40% off!
  • Cookies, coffee & cider served all day
  • Beef & Gravy Special in the Cast Iron Cafe
  • Take an additional 25% off at Lehman’s Outlet (excludes bulk canning supplies)

Get directions to Kidron and Lehman’s here. Take a virtual tour of our store here! Hope to see you on Friday, November 25 and Saturday, November 26.

 

 

Come Join Us for Homemade 101!

Like most new ventures, we weren’t sure what to expect when we started our Homemade 101 Class Series at our store in Kidron just a few weeks ago. But the response has been very positive, according to Shonda Miller, Lehman’s Retail Marketing Specialist and one of the team members who conceived and planned the series. Continue reading

Introducing Our New Class Series: Homemade 101!

We’re excited to introduce our brand-new, in-store class series for 2016: Homemade 101.

Ever wanted to start a vegetable garden, can vegetables and other foods, make your own candles or soap…but just didn’t know where to start? Well, look no further! We’ve gathered expert instructors to present informative, entertaining and friendly DIY classes at our store, just for you.

If you’re already familiar with these simple living skills, you’ll have the chance to “pick the brains” of our instructors, ask questions and glean the most up-to-date information on your favorite old-time skill.

Stay tuned for more information on upcoming classes, and read on to learn about our first event!

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Black Friday in the Country – Come Join the Fun!

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We’re getting ready for a fun, relaxing day in Kidron!

WHAT: We’re combining the promotions of Black Friday with the old-fashioned simplicity of Lehman’s on Friday, November 27. Take advantage of big savings, while enjoying what Lehman’s does best — offering a slower, simpler way of life right here in Amish Country. We’ll have store-wide savings, hourly deals, a “haystack dinner” special in the Cast Iron Cafe. . . and our neighboring Kidron, OH stores will be offering special deals, too.

WHEN: Friday, November 27, 2015. Lehman’s will be open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

WHERE: Lehman’s in Kidron, Ohio (GPS/mapping address 4779 Kidron Rd., Dalton OH 44618). Participating businesses are within walking or very short driving distance of our store.

WHO: Lehman’s store, plus other Kidron merchants including MCC Connections, Eastwood Furniture, Quince Café, and World Crafts (and maybe more)

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SPECIALS AND SALES at LEHMAN’S:

  • We will be open LATE, until 7 pm!
  • The Cast Iron Café special will be an Amish-style “Haystack” meal
  • Special pricing on select products store-wide, including Purple Ball Jars, Lodge 12 in skillet, select old-time toys, select games, men’s leather belts, and more!
  • Anyone who shops 4-7pm receives a 20% off discount
  • Anyone (young or old) who wears bib overalls will receive a free gift and be entered into a drawing to win a $60 Lehman’s gift card (just enter your name at the Customer Service counter)

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WHY: We want to offer a fun, feel-good alternative to the crazy that has become associated with Black Friday. Customers will enjoy great deals on some of our favorite items, fill their bellies with an Amish Country meal, snack on free cookies and cider and enjoy their time out with friends and family. This is a great opportunity for people who have family visiting for the holidays who want to get out of the house and explore our little corner of Amish Country. Come join us!

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