Friday, December 12, 2014

Christmas Shopping?

Still have some names on your list not crossed off? 
We have MANY unique items available at the Barn! 

There's still time to get your shopping done with us! 
Come shop with us during regular business hours this weekend (Dec 13 & 14)
 or next weekend (Dec 20 & 21).

We will officially close for the winter beginning 12/22/14 and will reopen in the Spring!

Thursday, October 9, 2014

This Weekend!

The time has finally come!  Months of planning and organizing is all for this weekend! The 28th Annual Pumpkin Festival is THIS weekend, October 11 & 12!  It seems that we are going to have good weather and the set up is in full force!  

(Weather pulled from for zip 17814 as of 10/9/14)

We invite all of our readers to come visit us, do some shopping for yourselves and get a jump on the holiday shopping, take a ride on our hayride and pick up your pumpkins for the fall!  

For those who haven't visited us at the Barn or our festivals before, we'd like to help you find us!  Below are some directions (and maps from Google Maps Directions) to get to us from some of the nearby cities!  

To the Ol' Country Barn from Williamsport, PA
Take I-180 E/US-220 N and PA-118 E to School House Dr in Sugarloaf
36.9 mi / 40 min
Take Fritz Hill Rd/T825 to S Comstock Rd/T812
1.8 mi / 5 min
Turn right onto School House Dr
0.3 mi
Slight left onto Fritz Hill Rd/T825
1.5 mi
Turn left onto S Comstock Rd/T812
Destination will be on the left
108 ft
End at Ol Country Barn, 9 Comstock Rd, Benton, PA 17814

To the Ol' Country Barn from the Wyoming Valley Mall, Wilkes-Barre, PA
Begin at Wyoming Valley Mall at 29 Wyoming Valley Mall, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702
Take PA-309 N to Hillside Rd in Kingston
6.8 mi / 8 min
Turn left onto Hillside Rd (signs for Penn State WB)
3.2 mi / 6 min
Take PA-118 W to Fritz Hill Rd/T825 in Sugarloaf
21.6 mi / 28 min
Follow Fritz Hill Rd/T825 to S Comstock Rd/T812
0.8 mi / 2 min
Turn right onto Fritz Hill Rd/T825
0.7 mi
Take the 1st right onto S Comstock Rd/T812
Destination will be on the left
108 ft
End at Ol Country Barn, 9 Comstock Rd, Benton, PA 17814


To the Ol' Country Barn from Bloomsburg, PA:
Take PA-487 N/Lightstreet Rd
Continue to follow PA-487 N
22.1 mi
Turn left onto Fritz Hill Rd/T825
0.7 mi
Take the 1st right onto S Comstock Rd/T812
Destination will be on the left
108 ft
End at Ol Country Barn, 9 Comstock Rd, Benton, PA 17814


Thank you all for taking the time to read our blog!  We look forward to seeing you at the Festival this weekend!

Friday, October 3, 2014

A Glance at our Vendors for the Pumpkin Festival!

With a little over a week until the 28th Annual Pumpkin Festival, we wanted to share a quick glance of what kind of vendors and things you can look forward to seeing!

Our entertainment for the weekend is:
Saturday: Live music with John and Sandy Kogut
Sunday: DJ, Brian McGuire

Some of our vendors include:

* Benton Volunteer Fire Company with fresh cut french fries and a bounce house
* Botanically Yours, LLC Bath & Body products
* Christ United Methodist Church with baked goods
* Damsel in Defense Pro with Self Defense and Safety Items
*Jamberry Nail
* Labradorable Collars with accessories for your pets
* Living Water Designs with handmade baby & mom items
* Mama B's Apothecary with homemade skin care and holistic products
* Pawlowski Mountain Woods with scroll saw wooden ornaments
* Scentsy
* Sirak's Smokehouse with kielbasa, cheese steaks, and scrapple
* Slaughterhouse Boys with various games for the family
* Ed's Produce and Mums
* Sugarloaf Ambulance Stand with various foods
* Tastefully Simple
* Glenda & Scott's Homemade Ice Cream
* Pampered Chef
* Roan's Homemade Apple Dumplings
* Natalie's Craft Kombucha

We'll also have vendors selling: hair bows and kids hair accessories, counted cross stitch items, up-cycled crochet rag baskets, antiques and collectibles, handmade jewelry, handmade bags, unique handmade paper flowers, wreaths, dried flower arrangements, photography, wood crafts, herbs & spices, sterling silver jewelry, solar lights and SO much more!

As always the event is OPEN TO THE PUBLIC with FREE Parking and FREE Admission!  
Just a reminder that this event will be Saturday October 11 and Sunday October 12 from 10a-5p RAIN OR SHINE!  

Please email at with any questions!  Can't wait to see you there!

Saturday, September 20, 2014

1,000 Fans on Facebook... and a GIVEAWAY!

What an exciting day for us here at the Barn!  We hit 1,000 fans on Facebook today!  As a small, family-owned shop, we want to THANK YOU all who follow us on Facebook!  And to say THANKS even more, we are doing a giveaway contest to one lucky person! 

You can enter using our Rafflecopter below or on our Facebook page (giveaway tab)!  A winner will be chosen one week from tomorrow!

Thank you for supporting our small, local business!  We know that Nancy (or Mam to us!) would be so proud and thankful for all 1,000+ of you, as are we!

The Countdown Begins....

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Dates for the 2014 28th Annual Pumpkin Festival are set!

Please mark your calendar now and join us for 

The Ol' Country Barn's 28th Annual Pumpkin Festival!  

Saturday, October 11, 2014 10a-5p
Sunday, October 12, 2014 10a-5p

As always, we will be holding this event come rain or shine!

We are also looking for more new and exciting vendors for our great event, as well as demonstrators and re-enactors!  Please contact us by emailing or contacting us on our Facebook page which can be found by clicking HERE!  

More information about the Event will be shared via our Facebook Event page as it comes available!  (click to go there now!)

Here is some more info if you may be interested in being a vendor!

Monday, April 14, 2014

What can I find at the Ol' Country Barn?

Please take a few minutes to enjoy a slideshow of just some of the kinds of items you can find at our store!  Not all of these items are still available as most of our items are one-of-a-kind!  We have new items available throughout our whole season, so please come visit and take some time to look around!

Pumpkin Festival 2013

Please take a moment to enjoy some of the photos of our
vendor and re-enactors from the 2013 Pumpkin Festival!

(Click the right arrow to begin the show or click the arrows in the upper right corner to enjoy it in a full screen!)

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Spring 2014 Opening

We may be getting a little more snow here in Benton, PA, but it's still spring and the snow will soon melt and the birds are starting to chirp!  With the melting snow comes the opening of the Barn for the year!

We will be reopening on SATURDAY, APRIL 5, 2014 and SUNDAY, APRIL 6, 2014!
 Our hours will be 
Saturdays 10a-5p 
Sundays 12noon-5p.

We look forward to seeing our friends and family this year at the Barn! 

Email us at or visit our Facebook page with any ideas, suggestions, or anything that you'd like to see in the barn this year!