Friday, December 30, 2011

Happy New Year!!!!

A toast to all our Friends, Patrons and Artisans!
May 2012 be Very Merry!!!!

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Happy Holidays!

From our Very Merry Holiday Family -
WE wish you All of you A Very Very Merry Holiday,
Christmas and  the Happiest of  New Year. 
(Artwork by Heart to Heart)  Thanks!

Thursday, December 15, 2011

The Very Merry Program

We ran out of programs by 1 PM.
 So if you missed it, here it is.
Again, Thanks to ALL!

Sunday, December 11, 2011


Thank you to all who helped made The Very Merry Holiday Fair a tremendous success!!! 
  The Weather was perfect (NO SNOW).
The sun was shining and Very Merry patrons came from EVERYWHERE!!!!
We were packed with folks from the time we opened until we turned out the lights!
Shoppers wanted made in the USA products and, boy, did we have them!
Pots and cheese and earrings and scarves and mittens and Holiday cookies, and cutting boards and candles and and and!
It was marvelous and FUN!
We will have a #6 on December 7 & 8, 2012.
We will have new hours on Friday and FREE admission each day!
 So snuggle with your family and have a
Very Merry Holiday and prosperous New Year!

Monday, December 5, 2011

A Welcome from The Very Merry Director

Welcome to the Very Merry Holiday Fair!
December 9 - Gala Opening - $5 donation -
December 10  9 AM - 4 PM in the Baraboo Arts Building,
323 Water Street, Baraboo, Wisconsin.
45 working Artisans making their own creative items
 with their own hands, in their own area studios.
Friday evening is a Gala Opening benefiting
the Sauk County Art Association, Summerset Arts Festival and the Boys and Girls Club.
There will be Champagne, Chocolate and Goodies,
as well as, shopping with our fine Artisans.
Saturday  is FREE!
 The first 100 patrons( on Sat)  will receive a bag of goodies,
info and coupons for area business.
After you've visited The Very Merry, we invite you to drive Downtown
for horse and wagon rides, carolers, dining, shopping and SANTA in the Al.
The Sauk County Historical Society has an Holiday Open House.
Truly, a FESTIVE day of Holiday FUN in Baraboo, Wisconsin.
We wish you and your family a
 Very Merry Holiday 
and a
 Very Merry Happy NEW YEAR!

Sunday, December 4, 2011

Julie Tallard Johnson - Author

Julie Tallard Johnson is an author
a licensed psychotherapist.
She loves poetry and nature .
Her life is a spiritual journey of discovery.
Julie live in the Sauk Prairie.

Franks Gourmet Chips

Karl makes Franks Gourmet Chips.
He lives in Spring Green, Wisconsin

Barb Geurink - Weaver

Barb Geurink's  - truly a fiber artist and exquisite craftsmen
Pillows, scarves, throws, placemats are all hand woven.
Each piece start out as yarn, then is warped onto a frame,
dressed onto her loom and methodically woven.
Barb and her husband, Gordy, live in Eau Claire, Wisconsin.

Hodan Center

We are so pleased The Hodan Center is back with us again!
The Center -  a non profit- is based in Mineral Point
and employs physically and handicapped citizens.
They will bring soup mixes, cookies, breads, jams and more.
 Every product they make is first quality and make fabulous gifts!

Carolyn Dargevic & Jeff Schmidel - Authors

Carolyn and Jeff are from the Fox River Valley.
Their words are very moving and spiritual.  Jeff tells his heartbreaking
and uplifting story of his wife journey with brain cancer.  
Under Glass is Carolyn's first book of fiction.

Saturday, December 3, 2011

Barb Fuller - Calligrapher and Pencil Drawings

Barb Fuller's work stands alone.
 Each pencil drawing with her calligraphy shows a
childlike imagination with a grown up message.
Her attention to detail will bring the viewer closer to connect with each drawing.
She graduated from the U of WI - Green Bay with a a degree in Art.
Barb lives in Barb with her husband, Jim.

Friday, December 2, 2011

Karen Burell - Author

Karen Burrell from Chippewa Falls
brings us her new cookbook - The Spirit Within.
Karen wants you to "create memories"
with the foods you prepare using her recipes.
This will be her first appearance in the Very Merry.

Thursday, December 1, 2011

Harmony Specialty Cheese

We are happy to welcome Ross from
 Harmony Specialty Dairy from Stratford, WI.
 Ross will be offering old world cheeses right from their own Wisconsin cheese factory.
The Bredl family is a fourth generation dairy  family and milk 450 Holstein cows.