Cruise the back roads of Central MA and stop in at any of the 14 shops on the tour map and support small family businesses. Each year the participating shop owners get together to provide this tour and offer prizes to people who visit!  The grand prize winner is awarded a $50 gift card to each shop! A $700 value! Fourteen other lucky winners will each receive a $50 gift card to a designated shop. How to enter: Pick up a stamp card at any of the 14 shops, complete the whole tour collecting stamps, and you could win the Grand Prize, or collect up to 14 stamps and be eligible for one of 14 Second Prizes.

Participating Stores:

Smith’s Country Cheese
20 Otter River Road, Winchendon
(978) 939-5738
Tues-Thurs 10am-5pm | Fri-Sat 10am-6pm | Sun 10am-5pm
A farmstead cheese producer. The milk used to make Gouda, Cheddar and Havarti comes from our herd of 200 Holsteins. Local specialty foods and gifts available at our farmstand. Now offering local wine & beer.

The Kitchen Garden
268 Baldwinville Road, Templeton
(978) 939-8558
Tues-Fri 7am-5pm | Sat-Sun 8am-5pm
Featuring Finnish coffee bread from our bakery, our New England country store carries local gifts, produce, specialty foods and great coffee. Visit our ice cream shop May through September. Celebrating our 30th year!

Country Bumpkin Antiques
36 Baldwinville Road, Templeton
(978) 387-6017
Wed-Sun 10am-5pm
After Thanksgiving: Open everyday 10am-5pm
A vintage Antiques and Collectable dealers shop. Opened in October 2018

Kro’s on the Common
10 Baldwinville Road, Templeton
(978) 652-5780
Wed-Sun 7am-2pm
Restaurant serving breakfast, lunch, & hosting private events.

Valley View Farm
179 Barre Rd, Templeton
(978) 939-1066
Wed-Sat 10am-6pm | Sun 10am-3pm
A state of the art meat shop providing custom butchering, smoking, wild game, and poultry processing. PYO Fruit and Pumpkins. Now Hosting private pig roast events at our piccturesque on-site venue.

Valley Florist & Gift Shop
1 Valley Drive, Rte. 101, Templeton
(978) 632-2950
Mon-Fri 9am-4pm | Sat 9am-1pm
After Thanksgiving: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm | Sat 9am-4pm | Sun 9am-2pm
A full-service florist featuring 7 greenhouses and a gift shop, specializing in flowers for all occasions for over 59 years. Homegrown annuals, perennials and vegetables in spring. Gifts, wreaths and centerpieces for the holidays.

Plain View Farm
130 Gardner Road, Hubbardston
(978) 820-1199
Fri-Sun 10am-4pm or by appointment
Luxurious alpaca-fiber products. The shop, tucked in the main barn, integrates beautiful alpaca products with real farm life. Sweaters, hats, gloves, socks, yarn and other crafted items. Breeders of award winning alpacas since 2010.

A Thyme & A Place
52 Gardner Road, Hubbardston
(978) 928-1300
Thurs-Sun 10am-5pm

Unique home furnishings, decor and beautiful refinished finds. Also showing at Crompton Collectives in Worcester, MA and Robin’s Egg in Milford, NH.

Giacomo’s Gourmet Foods
32 Main Street, Hubbardston
Wed-Fri 11am-6pm | Sat-Sun 9am-3pm
Gourmet foods & prepared meals.

Back in Thyme
58 Rice Rd, Templeton
(978) 939-8572
Thurs-Sun 10am-5pm or by appointment
Country decorative furnishings and talented, local consignors. Artfully repurposed wood furniture, hand painted signs, florals, jewelry and so much more.

Red Apple Farm
455 Highland Avenue, Phillipston
(978) 249-6763 | (800) 628-4851
Open daily 9am-5pm
An authentic, New England family apple farm. Pick-your-own fruit seasonally. Year-round store is filled with fresh baked goods, homemade fudge, apple cider donuts, all-natural cider, farm fresh fruits and vegetables and locally made products.

The Country Store
2 North Main Street, Petersham
(978) 724-0000
Mon-Sat 9am-6pm | Sun 9am-5pm
A local and natural grocery and eatery. Serving breakfast and lunch until 3 pm. Grocery features New England cheeses, meats, wine, beer, maple syrup and honey. One-of-a-kind local, handmade crafts & gifts. A classic 1840’s country store.

Hartman’s Herb Farm
1026 Old Dana Road, Barre
(978) 355-2015
Open daily 9am-5pm
Custom made dried flower wreaths, centerpieces and gift baskets; spices, teas, preserves, herb plants & perennials. Shipping UPS daily.

34 Fruitland Rd, Barre
(978) 257-8064
Tues-Fri 1pm-6pm | Sat 11am-5pm | Or by appointment
An artisan shop specializing in handcrafted jewelry, pottery and home decor, original artwork, all-natural skin care, greeting cards, teas, and delicious fresh-made pastries. Featuring the work of over 40 local artisans and crafters. There’s always something new to find.

Pick up a stamp card at any of our 14 shops, complete the whole tour collecting stamps, and you could win the Grand Prize, or one of 14 Second Prizes.


Country Roads Christmas Tour
Event Dates: November 6-December 6


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