When you visit Ogle Brothers General Store, there’s so much you can do and enjoy! From sampling food products to listening to live music, there’s so much you will want to try. Check out these 5 things to do while you’re at Ogle Brothers General Store.
1. Sample the Products
At our store, you can sample several of our food products. We have all kinds of jellies, jams, and relishes that will go great with all kinds of food. Sometimes, the dip mixes will be made up and set out with crackers so you can try them before you buy. There are all kinds of seasonings as well, including cracker seasoning, popcorn seasoning, and pretzel seasoning. We also sell loose leaf teas, and there’s a station where you can steep a little bit of the tea to taste it before you buy!
2. Sit Outside on the Patio
Outside of Ogle Brothers General Store, there is a huge patio with chairs and tables. On a beautiful day, you can sit outside as you wait for someone to finish shopping, or just enjoy being outside before you head in to look around. If you grab some ice cream from Cruze Farm, you can bring it outside to eat, then head into our store to look around!
3. Listen to Live Music
We will sometimes have live music and other performances for you to enjoy as you sit outside. You will love listening to all kinds of musicians play as you sit outside. After you enjoy the tunes, you can come inside to cool off or warm up!
4. Get Ice Cream from Cruze Farm
When you visit us, you have to get ice cream from Cruze Farm. This is an ice cream parlor that is right next door to us, so before or after you visit Ogle Brothers General Store, you can walk over. Their menu changes every week, so if you see a flavor you really want to try, you should! You can sample some flavors before you make a decision, and then you can get it in a cup or a cone with any toppings on their menu. In addition to ice cream, there’s coffee, hot chocolate, milkshakes, floats, and more.
5. Shop in the Store
Of course, when you visit our store, you’ll want to shop! We wanted our store to be a one-stop-shop for all kinds of things. You’ll find cook books and kitchen gadgets for foodies who love to cook in the kitchen. There’s a candy counter for people with a sweet tooth who want to take some candies home. For the outdoors people, you’ll find all of their favorite brands of clothing, shoes, and socks. For anyone who wants to remember their time in the Smoky Mountains, there are plenty of souvenirs themed around them. No matter what you’re looking for, you’ll find it here!
Now since you know what all there is to do when you visit us, find Ogle Brothers General Store on the map and make plans to come browse through the shop!