Casper the Ghost Was Friendly – Right?

Bahoukas Antiques Has Some Playful Ghosts…


Casper the Ghost Doll at Bahoukas Antiques in Havre de Grace

We know Casper was friendly (and yes, our little doll is for sale). But who knew that one of the dolls that has since been sold just loved to play tricks on Betty.

Listen to Betty’s short tale of a doll that just couldn’t keep his safety-pinned pants on.

What do you think?

(It makes me wonder what happened when the person who bought the doll took it home!)

Join in our search for ghosts!

Have you noticed the little boy ghost who has a favorite sailboat?

George shares the story of the little boy ghost and his favorite sailboat at Bahoukas in Havre de Grace MD

George shares a brief story of the little boy who got really upset when George moved the sailboat behind the counter. George was trying to keep it so it wouldn’t be sold, but the little boy was not entirely pleased. Listen to the audio:

Do you want to join the “Dead of Night” Paranormal Investigators and experience the not-so-visible folks who share the store at Bahoukas? A great evening is being scheduled. Don’t miss this event. If we’re lucky, we’ll have so many folks, we’ll need to schedule another night or two. These investigators have been here before and we had a great evening. Are you up to it? Ready to see, hear, or feel the quiet (or maybe not so quiet) inhabitants that hang around the shop? Here are the details. Call George ASAP to be included or to find out if he’ll have another date available.

A poster for the Dead of Night Paranormal Investigators visiting Bahoukas on March 25, 2017

Icy Ball – not what you’re thinking!


George demonstrates how the 1920s Icy Ball Refrigeration worked at Bahoukas in Havre de Grace

This Icy Ball (which weighs nearly 40 pounds) was used for refrigeration in the 1920s. It was manufactured by the Crosley Radio Corporation. It was actually a pretty amazing piece of equipment. Listen to George explain how it was used.

In addition, we found this interesting post where Aberdeen Proving Ground did some testing on this concept as late as 1974! This particular Icy Ball was actually used by the Pitcock Brothers in this very building back in the day! Want to know more about how it works? Check out this photo!

Bahoukas in Havre de Grace not only has the instructions, but has the actual Icy Ball available!


#21 – PEZ PEZ and even more PEZ

#21 Gift Giving Idea – you saw our Christmas Tree decorated with PEZ … but have you seen these?

PEZ over 700 including all the presidents from Washington to Obama at Bahoukas Antiques!

Do you collect these delightful PEZ dispensers? Well, George not only has a Christmas Tree decorated with hundreds of these colorful PEZ dispensers, but he has over 700 in a case, including the Presidents from Washington to Obama! He has pretty much anything PEZ.

Do you know that PEZ started as a breath mint for adults. CHECK OUT THEIR HISTORY HERE.

Do you know when the first PEZ COLLECTORS CONVENTION was and where? NO?!?!?!? 1991 in Mentor, Ohio!

Enjoy more FUN FACTS related to PEZ collectibles. Then rush into Bahoukas to start your collection or to find the piece that may be missing from the collection you already own! See you at Bahoukas!

#20 is a bit of nostalgia

#20 Gift Giving Idea offers some family-friend time… real time!

beautiful wood croquet set for some real family fun time ready for you at Bahoukas!

Do you remember setting up the croquet set, gathering friends and family and some refreshments, and settling in for an afternoon of just plain fun? If you do, then you may just want to check out this set!

Just in case you’ve forgotten how to play or how to set it up. CLICK HERE for details. You’ll be back in the groove in no time at all.

Sometimes the simpler games and being in the outdoors is just what a family or the neighborhood needs to bring laughter and play back into your life. And an old-fashioned croquet game is a great start.

Seriously, any age can play … though you may have to bend the rules a wee bit for of the youngest. But be prepared to have a good time. Add a picnic and you have a day’s good weather activity.

We look forward to seeing you at Bahoukas Antique Mall and Beer MuZeum!


#4 Decorating Ideas from Bahoukas

Tree Decorations – Santas – and oh, so much more

Santas, sno-globes and more at Bahoukas

Decorated tree at Bahoukas in Havre de Grace

Day #4 of Bahoukas gifting for the holidays is a little different. On Small Business Saturday we shift gears from our Thanksgiving celebration to thoughts of the coming holidays! Here at Bahoukas we have a variety of unique items for decorating your home. Upcycling with Santas, tree ornaments, serving dishes, wine glasses and so much more will give your holiday decorating your unique and very personal touch!

Did you know that Eddie Ross actually visited our shop to pick up a few items for the Better Homes and Gardens December 2016 issue? Well, he did! And George has his article posted in the store. So stop by and see the unique ideas presented by Eddie from simple items around the shop.


Giving Thanks

At Bahoukas, giving thanks means YOU!

signage that says "THANKS" for each of you who visits Bahoukas!

Thanksgiving is a time to step back, take a deep breath, look around you, and express gratitude for all that is good. Times may be challenging, some may be feeling a sense of loss, others may feel left out. But take a moment to pause, to reflect on a moment in time that you thought was perfect, and say “Thank You.”

To that moment, here at Bahoukas we wish to say a very special THANK YOU to each and every person who has stopped by, emailed, commented on facebook, or purchased via eBay. Not only do we appreciate your patronage, but it’s wonderful to continue to make new friends. Thank You and Happy Thanksgiving!