Monday, December 19, 2011


Schimpffs Confectionery where they make candy the old fashioned waythe two owners of schimpffs candy store pouring hot cinnamon syrup out of a big copper kettle to cool to make candy with the store in the background The museum at Shcimpffs is full of candy making equipment and photos of the store in years past. ing in the museum at schimpffs dancing ballaninas in white costumes around a ballarina held in the air by a man in the nutcracker ballet This time of the year there are so many varied special events that you can take advantage of in Louisville. So take a break from the shopping and wrapping and plan some special time with family members and friends. I love to visit Schimpffs Candy Museum and Confectionery. For more photos and hours they are open check out there website at It is a trip back in time to a candy store where the owners and staff still make fabulous candy using the same molds and methods of years gone by. You can stand and watch the candy production and tour a museum and then pick through the hundreds of candies to take to family and friends. My children and grandchildren love to go, and it has become a tradition with us to visit the day after Thanksgiving. I always bring samples back to the Inn as a special treat for the guests. Two old favorites are the "Nutcracker" and "A Christmas Carol".The Nutcracker is performed by the Louisville Ballet and held at the Kentucky Center for the Arts. Tickets are available for Tuesday, thursday and Friday and prices range from $27 to $97. For information call: 800-775-777."A Christmas Carol" will be showing at Actors Theatre through Friday. To purchase tickets call: 502-584-1205.