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Shelley Shepard Gray

Charm Girlfriend Getaway 2016 Activities

Posted Feb 25 2016, 9:38 am

We are excited to announce the weekend activities for the 2016 Charm Girlfriend Getaway.  Men and women are invited to join us.  We would love to see you for the entire weekend, but you are more than welcome to choose which activities you would like to attend. 

Please RSVP by May 1st by visiting this link:


2pm     Yoder’s Amish Home Tour.

              6050 SR 515,  Millersburg, OH  44654

              We will tour two homes, a barn, and the school. 

              Admission also includes a buggy ride.

              Cost:  $9 or $12, depending on the number of guests.

6:30pm      Welcome Gathering.  Location TBD.



10am       Choice of one free tour:

  • Keim Lumber Company with Shelley Shepard Gray.

          4465 OH-557, Millersburg, OH 44654

  • Helping Hands Quilt Shop with Vannetta Chapman.

          4818 St Rt 39, Berlin, OH 44654

*Guests are invited to visit Heini’s Cheese Chalet on your own following the Keim Lumber or Quilt Shop tours. They offer free tours to the public on a daily basis.


Noon to 2:30pm    Author Luncheon and Book Signing at Der Dutchman

                                      4985 Walnut Street, Walnut Creek, OH 44687

Enjoy a buffet lunch with Shelley Shepard Gray and Vannetta Chapman.  They will speak and also welcome guest authors Kathleen Fuller, Amanda Flower, and Mary Ellis. 

A group book signing will be hosted by Gospel Book Store.

Cost:  $17.59 buffet lunch, including beverage and dessert.

3pm      Tour Behalt Cyclorama at the Amish & Mennonite Heritage Center

                5798 Co Rd 77, Berlin, OH 44610

                Cost:  $7.75 to $8.75, depending on the number of guests

7pm        Chat with Authors and Readers.  Location TBD.



5330 Co Rd 201, Millersburg, OH 44654

  • A block of rooms has been reserved at the Berlin Resort for $109.95 for guests staying two nights.  To reserve a room, contact Maria at
  • Only staying one night?  Please call the Berlin Resort for room rates.  (330) 893-3000.

Please RSVP by May 1st by visiting this link:

If you have any questions, please email Laurie at  We look forward to seeing you in Charm!



27 responses to “Charm Girlfriend Getaway 2016 Activities”

  1. connie lynch says:

    so excited for this event!

  2. This is so exciting as I am an avid reader of ALL the authors listed!!! Is it for women only or can our husbands come too?

    • Laurie Smith says:

      Husbands are more than welcome to join us!

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  3. Ruth Bogue says:

    Greatest Mother’s Day present for a while! Hope all the authors will have their latest novels to purchase. I’m holding off buying any until then! 🙂 Can’t wait to meet you all!

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  5. Patricia Slover says:

    Helping Hands Quilt Shop with Vannetta Chapman.

    Noon to 2:30pm Author Luncheon and Book Signing at Der Dutchman

  6. Angela Terry says:

    I want to be add to list for lunch at Der Dutchman on May 21,2016 Thanks, Angela

  7. Martha Wafford says:

    Just finished reading Christmas in Sugarcreek & was captivated from beginning to end! My next book will be Grace!! I can’t wait to start reading it!!
    Thanks for your heartwarming writing!

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