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.
|9/19-10/24||Call to Artists!|
|10/23||"Praying Again for the First Time" Mini-Retreats with Virginia Collins-English|
|10/23||Free Program for Veterans|
|10/23||Line Dance Lessons & Dancing|
|10/23||E.L.H.C. Fall Program "Meet the Town Crier"|
|10/23||Open Mic & Jam at the 410|
|10/24||Heron Wilderness Homeschool Program--FALL Session Starts|
|10/24 (3 days)||Women's Vitality Retreat|
|10/24||Line Dance and Partner Dance Lessons|
|10/24||Fridays On The Rotary|
|10/24||The Suffield Players Present "Flaming Guns of the Purple Sage" by Jane Martin|