|WEST SPRINGFIELD Eastern States Exposition’s Storrowton Village Museum will present “Yuletide at Storrowton” on Dec. 3 and 4 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. This free winter holiday festival is a chance for the community to come together to enjoy Yuletide activities and celebrations for the entire family as well as musical presentations, entertainment and shopping, all in the historic village.|
Decorated through the generosity of area garden clubs, florists and designers, the village is brimming with innovative and original ideas to make houses holiday homes. Walk through the buildings to find wreaths, swags, garlands, fresh evergreens and all natural materials dripping from every imaginable nook and cranny.
The Master Gardeners of Storrowton will oversee the decorating project, and participating clubs and florists include: the Agawam, Springfield and West Springfield Garden Clubs; the Garden Club of the Westfield Women’s Club; Floral Concepts by Tom, of Agawam; Merry Mite Gardens of Suffield, Conn.; Bloomin’ Bunch, headquartered in Springfield; Anthony Gladu of West Springfield’s Rose Petal & Thorn; Storrowton Master Gardeners; Suffield Regional Agriculture Center at Suffield High School; the Eastern States Exposition Landscape department; and Pat Byrne of South Hadley. Village volunteers will serve as costumed guides for the event.
Performances in the village’s meetinghouse will fill visitors with holiday cheer including:
All shops are open during all Yuletide events.
Additional hours for the Storrowton Village Gift Shop are: Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturdays through Dec. 17 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Tours also take place during Yuletide week and admission is $5 per person, children younger than 6 are free. The schedule for tours is as follows:
All activities are weather permitting.
For more information, call the village at 205-5051 or visit www.TheBigE.com.