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Christkindlmarkt uniquely traditional
Times photo: Brian Gray Karen Bandi, Machesney Park, Ill., looks at some of the Christmas decorations available Saturday at Turner Hall of Monroes Christkindlmarkt. The annual event showcases Old World holiday shopping. Vendors brought in hand-made items to sell and shoppers also could purchase Swiss baked goods.
MONROE - People know when they attend the annual Christkindlmarkt at Turner Hall in Monroe they will find gifts and crafts unlike anything they can find anywhere else.