Review – Department 56 Bat’s Motel

As the season kicks off, here is my first “New for 2017” building review – Bat’s Motel by Department 56. Product Line: Department 56 Snow Village Halloween. Introduced in 2017 Price: 109.99 Animation: No Sounds: No Lights: Yes, the building has a central bulb that glows an eerie blue. You can find Bat’s Motel for […]

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Review – Department 56 Halloween Water Tower

It may sound surprising that my favorite village piece is not animated, has no lights nor is it really even a traditional “building” at all…but that’s how it is. It’s the Department 56 Halloween Water Tower! Product Line: Department 56 Snow Village Halloween – Introduced 2005 Price: $35 Animation: No Sounds: No Lights: No The reason this piece is my favorite […]

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Department 56 Releases 2017 Halloween Line-up

Department 56 released their 2017 product lineup to distributors today, and there was a good number of new offerings in their Halloween Snow Village Line. It looks like it’s going to be a great year! Lefty’s Chain Saw Repair and Lefty’s Passion Lefty’s Chain Saw Repair is probably my favorite of the buildings. I’m a […]

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