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Quilting

Bring your friends along for a fun adventure

Bring your friends along for a fun adventure

Watch for quilting classes listed under Classes & Seminars. Sign up to bring your group to Waynesville for the next available session that fits your schedule.

Waynesville’s amazing Fabric Shack has a huge inventory of fabric and lots of ideas for your projects. You’ll find just the right color scheme and fabric patterns to make your project your own!

After your class, spend the rest of the day exploring the many shops of Waynesville. Waynesville has ‘mom & pop shops’ who specialize in all types of merchandise from antique to trendy & new. You can find home décor, fashion accessories, hand crafted items, unique toys, yummy foods and a whole lot more!

Fiber Crafting

Watch for fiber crafting classes listed under ‘Classes & Seminars’. Sign up to bring your group to Waynesville for the next available session that fits your schedule. Katherine’s Web offers many different kinds of classes from working with looms to make your own woven creation to knitting, crocheting and other types of needlework projects. You’ll find just the right “make and take” session to get you started making your project your own!

After your class, spend the rest of the day exploring the many shops of Waynesville. Waynesville has ‘mom & pop shops’ who specialize in all types of merchandise from antique to trendy & new. You can find home décor, fashion accessories, hand crafted items, unique toys, yummy foods and a whole lot more!

Family Reunions

Imagine the fun of a Cousins Retreat! Catch up on all those family stories with great mealtime conversation, stay at the same B&B or Motel and laugh the night away. (click here to see ‘where to stay’) Waynesville is a great place to shop and stay. Imagine the fun you can have! Our restaurants will gladly make arrangements to accommodate your group or you can reserve a room at one of our banquet facilities and have lunch catered in. Contact the restaurant of your choice and let them know what you prefer and they’ll assist you with your plans. We also can set up some fun activities for your group like a scavenger hunt or a poker run that can add to your shopping fun! We can even make arrangements for extended hours at select shops so that your fun doesn’t have to end at 5pm. Contact us to arrange for scavenger hunt, poker run, or extended hours.

Church Groups

Waynesville is the perfect place for your Church groups to spend a day in fellowship! If you’re looking for a social day of shopping and fun fellowship, it is ready and waiting. If you’re looking for a time and place for a religious retreat and some time for study and devotion, reserve one of our banquet rooms for your devotional time and either cater in your meals or our restaurants will gladly make arrangements to accommodate your group between your study sessions. Waynesville is a perfect setting for a couples retreat where you can host marriage enrichment classes and we can provide the perfect social setting for couples to spend time dining and shopping or walking our historic streets together.

Limo Daytrip to Waynesville

Grab your girlfriends and come shopping in style! Find a limo service and arrange for your luxury ride to Waynesville. Print out the special ‘Deals’ from this website and treat yourself to a fun day together! (Hey Fellas, you’ll score lots of points with your lady friend if you surprise her with a birthday outing for her and a few of her friends! Contact one of Waynesville’s restaurants to arrange a special birthday luncheon for her)

Business Team Building

Waynesville offers a unique place to reward your employees with a fun ‘day out of the office’. Meet for breakfast or lunch and then let them enjoy a day of shopping or if you prefer a structured ‘event’, we can arrange a scavenger hunt or poker run to make the day more challenging. If you’d like, we can arrange for the scavenger hunt to guide them to a ‘mystery destination’ where a group dinner will wrap up the evening. We can also arrange for private tours of The Museum at the Friends Home or Pioneer Village (subject to scheduling availability). You might even consider a fun day with paranormal classes and a ghost tour provided by The Museum at the Friends Home. There are lots of possibilities for ways to reward your employees for their hard work for your company! Contact us for details.

Bus Tours

Pack a bus and head to Waynesville. With advance notice, we will make sure each participant receives a welcome packet with special offers for local shops and we can arrange for lunch or dinner reservations if you desire to dine as a group!

Daytrip Itinerary Suggestions

Arrive in time for breakfast or coffee and sweet rolls at the Village Family Restaurant.

Shops open around 10-11am and are open till 5pm. Extended shopping hours can be arranged for large groups so that you can shop past 5pm in select shops but this requires pre-arrangement. Contact us for extended hours.

Stop for lunch whenever you get the munchies and plan to have dinner in Waynesville’s fantastic restaurants before you leave town. All restaurants in town serve lunch and restaurants serving dinner include Bentino’s Pizza, Stone House Tavern, and Village Family Restaurant. On special occasions, there are sometimes dinner events at other select restaurants.

Two Day Trip Itinerary Suggestions

Day 1

Check-In at your chosen lodging

Cranberry Cottage offers Two Bedrooms with Twin Beds / Two Full Baths
Great Room with TV, Kitchen Area for Snacks, Sun Porch, Floral Gardens & Lower Porch

Hammel House Inn offers 5 guest rooms with Private Bath, Seating Area, Quality Bedding, Cherry Furniture, Central Air. Indulge in a little nighttime snack and a full breakfast in the morning.

Larger Groups might prefer to reserve rooms at Creekwood Motel which has 18 beautiful and affordable motel rooms and is situated in the heart of Historic Waynesville, Ohio!

After you are settled into your lodging, head to one of Waynesville’s wonderful restaurants for a delicious lunch. We highly recommend all of our Waynesville Merchant Association restaurants.

Now that you’re settled into your room and you’ve filled your belly, it’s time to get serious about spending time in Waynesville. We have a few sample itineraries listed here but if you don’t see what you want, contact us and we’ll try to make arrangements for you.

Extended shopping hours can be arranged for large groups so that you can shop past 5pm in select shops but this requires pre-arrangement.

Plan to have dinner in another of Waynesville’s fantastic restaurants. Restaurants serving dinner include Bentino’s Pizza, Stone House Tavern, and Village Family Restaurant.

At the end of Day One, return to your rooms for a good night’s sleep.

Day 2

Start your day with breakfast.

If you are staying at Hammel House, a full breakfast is provided. If you are staying at Creekwood or Cranberry Cottage, The Village Family Restaurant has a full breakfast menu with all your favorite breakfast foods or if you prefer, you can get fast food breakfast at McDonalds.

Continue shopping in Waynesville or continue with your scheduled group activity. Again, our shops and restaurants await you and you can fill your day with fun in Waynesville!

At the end of your trip, we hope you leave us with a smile on your face and great memories of time spent in Waynesville!

Waynesville, Ohio

Waynesville is looking forward to bringing you some of the most unique finds in the country. Visit sixty shops, restaurants and overnight stay facilities on Main Street, High Street, Miami Street and Scioto Square. Don’t forget the businesses on Rt 73 which are a part of our Waynesville Merchant Community.

 

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