An advent calendar is sometimes a card or poster with twenty-four small doors, one to be opened each day from December 1, until Christmas Eve. Each door conceals a picture. This popular tradition arose in Germany in the late 1800s and soon spread throughout Europe and North America. Originally, the images in Advent calendars were derived from the Hebrew Bible.

Considered a fun way of counting down the days until Christmas, many Advent calendars today have no religious content. Now, alongside traditional Advent calendars depicting angels and biblical figures are those whose doors open to display teddy bears, pieces of chocolate, or photos of pop stars.  Advent calendars at The Frenchman’s Corner are fun and delicious ways to count down the days until Christmas because each window conceals a different piece of Neuhaus chocolates to be enjoyed by children and adults alike.  

There are only two weeks left to pre-order your Neuhaus Advent calendars for for 2019.  Don’t miss out on this tradition this holiday season!  If you have not participated in this traditional countdown to Christmas in the past, why not create a new holiday tradition for your family and enjoy the delectable, beautiful Belgian chocolates from Neuhaus and The Frenchman’s Corner?  Stop by the store or give us a call 540-825-8025 to pre-order yours today.  All orders must be received no later than 6pm, EST on September 30, 2019.  Order online

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