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Shoppers Brave Raindrops To Visit Grandpa’s Barn
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Patrons stop by a section of The Barn featuring books and candles, just a couple of the offerings during the weekend Christmas in Grandpa’s Barn holiday event.Times Photos By Marg Jackson
Sarah Carson, left, of New Mettle Farms was on hand at Grandpa’s Barn on Saturday, Dec. 1 with a craft class, here working with Melissa Lynch of Modesto to craft a holiday figure. Carson also was at the Escalon Library on Dec. 4 for a special holiday craft program. Times Photos By Marg Jackson

With heavy rain throughout Saturday morning – and a few vendors not showing because of the bad weather – the weekend Christmas at Grandpa’s Barn nonetheless saw a solid turnout of shoppers for the annual event.

Run over two weekends, the first ran Nov. 30 through Dec. 2 and vendors ranged from Gold Canyon Candles to New Mettle Farms, Scentsy to Damsel in Defense. All brought some unique items to sell and ‘barn’ proprietor Lorina Cajias said she generally was pleased with the event.

There was also honey, plants, soaps, jewelry, lotions, spices and more to peruse.

This weekend will serve up much of the same, with the barn at 17693 Enterprise Road in Escalon open Friday and Saturday, Dec. 7 and 8 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday hours on Dec. 9 are noon to 4 p.m.