For details, visit www.osv.org or call 1-800-SEE-1830.
Historic interpreters in costume will explain the origins of Father Christmas, sugarplums, Yule logs, Christmas trees, mistletoe and more. Guests can ride in a horse-drawn sleigh (snow permitting) or a horse-drawn wagon, sip hot cider, hear stories, see chestnuts roasting by an open fire and bring their cameras for photos with both Santa Claus and Father Christmas. At each Christmas by Candlelight event, period music, carols and holiday songs will be performed by a variety of area schools, church and civic musical groups.
Visitors will learn the history of how fruitcake become associated with Christmas, the history of Christmas cards, exchanging gifts, hanging stockings, Christmas trees, mistletoe, holly, poinsettias, candy canes and more.
The Bullard Tavern at Old Sturbridge Village will also offer a traditional holiday three-course prime rib dinner with children's menu options from 5 8 p.m. on each Christmas by Candlelight evening. Reservations are recommended; call 508-347-0363 for pricing and details.
|9/17||At Home in the Woods Summer Camps|
|9/17||TRUCK STOP TROUBADOURS "The Regional Champions of Classic Country & Rockabilly Music" At The Storrowton Tavern.|
|9/17||Cleanse & Detox Class|
|9/18||"Praying Again for the First Time" Mini-Retreats with Virginia Collins-English|
|9/18||At Home in the Woods Summer Camps|
|9/18||Free Program for Veterans|
|9/18||Line Dance Lessons & Dancing|
|9/18||Open Mic & Jam at the 410|