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Celebrate Three Centuries of Christmas at Webb-Deane-Stevens
Each year, using armloads of greenery and native plants, and authentic decorations from days of yore, the Webb-Deane-Stevens (WDS) Museum’s “Three Centuries of Christmas” tours show in fascinating detail how the American holiday season evolved over the past 300 years. WDS Holiday Tours will be offered December 1, 2018 – January 7, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. except Sundays (1 to 4 p.m.), closed Tuesdays. Admission for tours is $12.
Holiday Open House at Norwalk Historical Society Museum
Enjoy some holiday cheer as you help the Norwalk Historical Society celebrate the holiday season! Visit the Norwalk Historical Society Museum on Saturday, December 8, 2018 between 12:00pm – 4:00pm for Holiday shopping and discounts in the Gift Shop and to view the new exhibition: “Form, Function & Family: Silver from the Norwalk Historical Society & the City of Norwalk”. Spread holiday kindness to those in need by donating non-perishable food items to benefit the non-profit, Person-To-Person. Please visit norwalkhistoricalsociety.org for a list of suggested items. The event is free and open to the public.
The Museum is located at 141 East Avenue, Norwalk, CT, next to the Norwalk Health Department, in the red brick house with blue double front doors. Parking is available at Norwalk City Hall, 125 East Avenue. In the event of inclement weather, the event will be rescheduled for Saturday, December 15, 2018 from 12:00pm – 4:00pm.
Holiday House Tour
Take a break from the holiday madness to indulge yourself in a journey to the past. The Westport Historical Society invites you to join the 32nd Holiday House Tour on Sunday December 9th, from 11 am until 4 pm.
The history of each house and site will be interpreted by Westport Historical Society and enhanced by holiday decorations courtesy of local designers.
Pre-register and purchase tickets online at www.westporthistory.org. Members: $50; non-members $60; Tickets purchased day of event: $70
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