First-ever Factoryville Christmas Market a snowy success

By Elizabeth Baumeister - ebaumeister@timesleader.com
A snowfall adds to the ambience of the first-ever Factoryville Christmas Market, held Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 9 and 10 at Christy Mathewson Park. - Elizabeth Baumeister photos | Abington Journal
Mackenzie Kizer, 2, draws a picture in the ‘elf school’ tent at the Factoryville Christmas Market. - Elizabeth Baumeister photos | Abington Journal
Father Christmas pays a visit to the Factoryville Christmas Market. - Elizabeth Baumeister photos | Abington Journal
Steve and Susanne Green, of Dalton, pause to take a selfie Saturday afternoon during the Factoryville Christmas Market at Christy Mathewson Park. - - Elizabeth Baumeister photos | Abington Journal
Running a wreath-making booth at the Factoryville Christmas Market are, from left, Lisa Logan Clough, of the Lackawanna Trail Rotary Club, Maggie Reppa, ninth grade, and Cinderella Rivenburg, seventh grade, both of the Lackawanna Trail Interact Club. - - Elizabeth Baumeister photos | Abington Journal
The Vocal Accord Barbershop Quartet performs Saturday afternoon at the Factoryville Christmas Market. From left, Raleigh Bloch, Don Overdorff, Dane Bower and Lou Volpetti. - - Elizabeth Baumeister photos | Abington Journal
Running a fundraising tent for the Factoryville Fire Company at the borough’s first-ever Christmas market are, from left, Kathy Bommer, Emogene Beardslee and Martin Reynolds. - - Elizabeth Baumeister photos | Abington Journal
A horse-drawn wagon takes people for a ride on College Avenue in Factoryville during the first-ever Factoryville Christmas Market. - - Elizabeth Baumeister photos | Abington Journal

FACTORYVILLE — People packed the Christy Mathewson Park for the first ever Factoryville Christmas Market Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 9 and 10. The European-style event featured craft and food vendors, children’s activities, live music, horse and wagon rides and more.

A snowfall adds to the ambience of the first-ever Factoryville Christmas Market, held Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 9 and 10 at Christy Mathewson Park.
https://www.theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/web1_ABJ-Market-1.jpgA snowfall adds to the ambience of the first-ever Factoryville Christmas Market, held Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 9 and 10 at Christy Mathewson Park. Elizabeth Baumeister photos | Abington Journal

Mackenzie Kizer, 2, draws a picture in the ‘elf school’ tent at the Factoryville Christmas Market.
https://www.theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/web1_ABJ-Market-2.jpgMackenzie Kizer, 2, draws a picture in the ‘elf school’ tent at the Factoryville Christmas Market. Elizabeth Baumeister photos | Abington Journal

Father Christmas pays a visit to the Factoryville Christmas Market.
https://www.theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/web1_ABJ-Market-3.jpgFather Christmas pays a visit to the Factoryville Christmas Market. Elizabeth Baumeister photos | Abington Journal

Steve and Susanne Green, of Dalton, pause to take a selfie Saturday afternoon during the Factoryville Christmas Market at Christy Mathewson Park.
https://www.theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/web1_ABJ-Market-4.jpgSteve and Susanne Green, of Dalton, pause to take a selfie Saturday afternoon during the Factoryville Christmas Market at Christy Mathewson Park. Elizabeth Baumeister photos | Abington Journal

Running a wreath-making booth at the Factoryville Christmas Market are, from left, Lisa Logan Clough, of the Lackawanna Trail Rotary Club, Maggie Reppa, ninth grade, and Cinderella Rivenburg, seventh grade, both of the Lackawanna Trail Interact Club.
https://www.theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/web1_ABJ-Market-5.jpgRunning a wreath-making booth at the Factoryville Christmas Market are, from left, Lisa Logan Clough, of the Lackawanna Trail Rotary Club, Maggie Reppa, ninth grade, and Cinderella Rivenburg, seventh grade, both of the Lackawanna Trail Interact Club. Elizabeth Baumeister photos | Abington Journal

The Vocal Accord Barbershop Quartet performs Saturday afternoon at the Factoryville Christmas Market. From left, Raleigh Bloch, Don Overdorff, Dane Bower and Lou Volpetti.
https://www.theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/web1_ABJ-Market-6.jpgThe Vocal Accord Barbershop Quartet performs Saturday afternoon at the Factoryville Christmas Market. From left, Raleigh Bloch, Don Overdorff, Dane Bower and Lou Volpetti. Elizabeth Baumeister photos | Abington Journal

Running a fundraising tent for the Factoryville Fire Company at the borough’s first-ever Christmas market are, from left, Kathy Bommer, Emogene Beardslee and Martin Reynolds.
https://www.theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/web1_ABJ-Market-7.jpgRunning a fundraising tent for the Factoryville Fire Company at the borough’s first-ever Christmas market are, from left, Kathy Bommer, Emogene Beardslee and Martin Reynolds. Elizabeth Baumeister photos | Abington Journal

A horse-drawn wagon takes people for a ride on College Avenue in Factoryville during the first-ever Factoryville Christmas Market.
https://www.theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/web1_ABJ-Market-8.jpgA horse-drawn wagon takes people for a ride on College Avenue in Factoryville during the first-ever Factoryville Christmas Market. Elizabeth Baumeister photos | Abington Journal
First-ever Factoryville Christmas Market attracts hundreds

By Elizabeth Baumeister

ebaumeister@timesleader.com

Reach Elizabeth Baumeister at 570-704-3943 or on Twitter @AbingtonJournal.

Reach Elizabeth Baumeister at 570-704-3943 or on Twitter @AbingtonJournal.