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Annual Amish Country Trip
What do you love most about our annual trip to Ohio’s Amish Country? Is it the shopping? The Sightseeing? The Wine? The Food? We love it all and we hope to spend the day with all of you. If you have never travelled with us to Amish Country you have been missing out, this trip is a crowd favorite every year. Our tour will take place on Wednesday October 16.

We will be departing from the Humenik parking lot at 7AM. We ask you to please park at the west end of the parking lot, closest to CVS. We hope that you will join us on our annual Amish Country trip, don’t wait send in your reservation now. To start our day we are stopping at the Amish & Mennonite Heritage Center. We will then depart to a local buggy maker. Did you know Amish buggies may cost up to $11,000 and have 50 lights. Each one is unique, some have cupholders, windshield wipers, unique upholstery, and even customized dashboards. We are going to learn how Amish furniture and caskets are made.

Our next stop is food! We are doing it different this time. We will not be going to a restaurant in town. We are instead traveling to an Amish Home where they have invited our group to have a meal. On the menu is a selection of Homemade Bread and Peanut Butter Spread, Garden Salad, Roasted Chicken, Roast Beef, Mashed Potatoes w/ Browned Butter, Gravy, Green Beans, Amish Noodles, Hot/Cold Beverages and Assorted Pies.

After we have had our amazing home cooked meal we will travel to a working Amish Farm, where you are even able to take a wagon ride around the farm. We will then board the bus to travel to another crowd favorite. We are heading to Heini’s Cheese and Kaufman’s Bakery. We will have one more stop before heading home. It’s WINE TIME! We are stopping by Breitenbach Wine Cellars. With over 40 varieties available for tastings you are sure to find a new favorite. Total cost for this trip is $100 this includes travel in a luxury motor coach, lunch in an Amish home and 4 wine tastings!

Wright-Patterson Air Force Museum and Christmas Light Extravaganza
Were ready to take flight with this next trip. Join us on Thursday November 21 as we travel to the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Museum. We will be departing from the Humenik parking lot at 6AM We ask you to please park at the west end of the parking lot, closest to CVS. Have you ever visited the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base before? No, then you are in for a surprise as you travel from exhibit to exhibit. New this year In honor of the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, the Air Force Museum Foundation opened a new, fully interactive augmented reality (AR) experience focusing on the 82nd and 101st Airborne divisions and their missions during D-Day.

That’s not all the museum has to offer! Don’t miss the Memphis Belle exhibit, The Memphis Belle is a B-17 bomber from World War II and made history by being the first to complete 25 combat missions. The famed B-17F Memphis Belle and its crew became iconic symbols of the heavy bomber crews and support personnel who helped defeat Nazi Germany. This exhibit is a must see on our trip. Are you feeling adventurous? Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a pilot? Step inside the flight simulator to find out, it is a fully interactive and intensely fun experience where a pilot and gunner can engage in simulated air combat via individual joystick controls. The I-360 pitches up and down and can roll 360-degrees on command. The cost for the flight simulator is $16 per ride. While exploring the museum there is a café for lunch on your own. We will depart the museum at 4PM.

Our next stop is food! We are traveling to Schmidt’s Restaurant and Banquet Haus located in the heart of German Village in Columbus. On the menu is a fine selection of Schmidt’s own fresh Pork Bratwurst, Smoked Bahama Mamas, Baked Chicken (legs & thighs), Chunky Applesauce, Green Beans with Bacon, Sauerkraut with Pork, German Potato Salad, Tossed Green Salad, Rolls & Condiments, Schmidt’s Mini Cream Puffs, Coffee, Tea, Iced Tea & Soda. There will also be a full service cash bar available in our banquet room.

After our amazing meal we will board the bus to travel to Butch Bando’s Fantasy of Lights! With over 140 lighted displays this drive though lightshow never disappoints. The display is ever growing with new displays being added each year the show is never the same. There are more than 2 million lights along this 3 mile wooded path! You can see everything from the comfort and warmth of the motor coach. They have light up gingerbread houses, Santa on a motorcycle a tunnel of lights and so much more. We can’t wait and either should you, sign up today to reserve your seat. Cost for this trip will be $85. Included in the cost is travel on a luxury motor coach, dinner, and admission to The Fantasy of Lights Show!

Happy Halloween
Can you believe its almost time to carve the pumpkins? It seems like just yesterday was the beginning of summer. Now the leaves are changing and the air is cool, making for the perfect fall nights around the campfire with family and friends. Halloween is a great opportunity for families to spend time together.

Looking for something to do this Halloween season with the family? Why not visit a corn maze, haunted house, carve pumpkins together, or host a Halloween bash. There are so many ways to go out and have fun in the fall, which will you try this year? Do you want to get lost in a corn maze? Why not check out the family friendly corn maze at Beriswill Farms. You can get lost for hours in this huge maze. This years theme is a Fairytale Castle!

Happy Halloween and from all of us at Humenik Funeral Chapel we hope you’ve had an amazing summer and an even better fall. Keep an eye out for trips to start back up in Spring! Do you have any suggestions for our next trips? Feel free to call, email, or mail them to us, we want to hear from you!