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Don't miss the Amish Country Cheese Festival every labor day weekend for great bargains in every shop in Arthur!

Furniture Shopping

Arthur is famous for Amish Crafted Furniture. A number of stores in town feature locally crafted furniture and wood cabinetry. Most are open Saturdays and some are able to work on custom designs to meet your needs.

The Wood Loft
The area's number one source for Amish Crafted Oak Furniture and Gifts has recently expanded to include even more floor space!! Specializing in locally Amish crafted tables, chairs, hutches, desks, gun cabinets, entertainment centers, shelving and accessories in stock. Custom designed furniture using local Amish craftsmen is our specialty. If you can describe it we can build it. Bring your plans, ideas, or even doodlings and we will help you put your dreams into wood. Oak, cherry, walnut, hickory, maple and more in any color or stain you can imagine. Also, select tableware and gifts, Gourmet coffee, beautiful custom silk flower displays, BeanPod Soy candles, quality wood carvings, specialty gifts. Downtown Arthur on Vine St. Mon-Sat 9-5. Phone (217) 543-2766

Authentic Amish
Authentic Amish is a sales & design firm that specializes in custom Amish cabinetry. Our suppliers are the Older Order Amish of the Arthur, Illinois community. Our customers are the end user (homeowner) as well as contractors, interior decorators, & independent designers.

The Calico Workshop and Oak Furniture
For the finest in oak furniture and accessories, look no further. The Calico Workshop has recently doubled the size of the shop and now offers the finest selection of locally crafted oak furniture and crafts in the area. Special orders are never a problem. Open Mon-Sat 9-5, Sundays 12-5 May-Christmas. Closed Sundays after Christmas.

Yoder Center
Located on original Amish farm land - features Horizon Home Center, showcase for Schrock kitchen and bath cabinetry, hardware, coffees, homemade candies, applebutter, and Yoder's popcorn - Yoder's Restaurant. You'll find us east of Arthur on Route 133.