DECEMBER 2019

(SC) December 7, 2019, CHRISTMAS FOR THE BIRDS, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Living History Park, Olde Towne Preservation Association, 299 W. Spring Grove Avenue in North Augusta SC 29841. Please join us at the Living History Park as we remember the birds at Christmas time. We will host a party on Saturday the 7th of December from 10 am to 2 pm to create decorations for the birds to eat throughout the winter! Please bring apples, oranges, peanut butter for the birds and food for our 4-legged friends (dog and cats) to be given to the local pet adoptions centers. Or just bring yourself and the children to share the joy of creating and giving gifts at Christmas. Cider and cookies will be served, and story time will be held at 10:30, 11:30, 12:30, and 1:30. Lots of fun and food for all! For more information contact Lynn Thompson at (803) 279-7560 or lynn@colonialtimes.us or visit www.Colonialtimes.us. Admission: Free

(OH) December 7-8, 2019, CHRISTMAS IN ZOAR, 11:00 am-4:00 pm. Historic Zoar, 198 Main Street, Zoar, Ohio 44697, 330-874-3011, 1-800-262-6195, zoarinfo@historiczoarvillage.com. Experience all the joy and cheer of the season during Christmas in Zoar. On Saturday, December 7, and Sunday, December 8, enjoy musical entertainment, a juried craft show, tour the village, and more. While in Zoar, makes sure to visit Belsnickle, Santa, and Kristkind, and take a horse-drawn wagon ride around the village. On Saturday evening, attend a candlelight church service at the Historic Zoar Meeting House (Zoar United Church of Christ), followed by a tree lighting ceremony in the Historic Zoar Garden. Hours are Saturday, December 7 from 11 a.m.- 7 p.m., and Sunday, December 2 from 10:30 – 4 p.m. Visit www.historiczoarvillage.com or call 330-874-3011 for more information.

(PA) December 7-8, 2019, 29th ANNUAL OLD TIME CHRISTMAS, 3:00pm to 7:00pm. Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm, 347 Quiet Valley Road, Stroudsburg PA 18360, 570-992-6161, farm@quietvalley.org. More than any other holiday, Christmas celebrations center on the traditions of our families and our heritage. Begin a new tradition with your family this year with a visit to Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm, where the Christmas customs of the past are brought to life. From the softly glowing lantern light of the 19th century farm to complimentary hot chocolate and cookies, Old Time Christmas is sure to become a favorite holiday pastime for many years to come. Enjoy a “Victorian family” preparing for an 1890s holiday and the live barnyard Nativity, listen to the story of an early 1800s farm life experience, sing along with the schoolhouse carolers, shiver in anticipation as the PA German folk character, the Belschnikel, comes calling in the farmhouse’s cellar kitchen, and finish your visit at a holiday gift shop abounding with hand crafted treasures for sale. Open to the Public. Small groups go continuously every 15 minutes. The last tour starts at 7:00pm. The total time of your visit will be about an hour and a half to two hours. Admission: Adults $10, Ages (3-12) $5. Please call 570-992-6161 for Group Reservations. Visit http://quietvalley.org/.

(PA) December 14-15, 2019, 29th ANNUAL OLD TIME CHRISTMAS, 3:00pm to 7:00pm. Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm, 347 Quiet Valley Road, Stroudsburg PA 18360, 570-992-6161, farm@quietvalley.org. More than any other holiday, Christmas celebrations center on the traditions of our families and our heritage. Begin a new tradition with your family this year with a visit to Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm, where the Christmas customs of the past are brought to life. From the softly glowing lantern light of the 19th century farm to complimentary hot chocolate and cookies, Old Time Christmas is sure to become a favorite holiday pastime for many years to come. Enjoy a “Victorian family” preparing for an 1890s holiday and the live barnyard Nativity, listen to the story of an early 1800s farm life experience, sing along with the schoolhouse carolers, shiver in anticipation as the PA German folk character, the Belschnikel, comes calling in the farmhouse’s cellar kitchen, and finish your visit at a holiday gift shop abounding with hand crafted treasures for sale. Open to the Public. Small groups go continuously every 15 minutes. The last tour starts at 7:00pm. The total time of your visit will be about an hour and a half to two hours. Admission: Adults $10, Ages (3-12) $5. Please call 570-992-6161 for Group Reservations. Visit http://quietvalley.org/.

(PA) December 18, 2019, HOMESCHOOL HAPPENINGS, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Hawk Mountain Sanctuary Visitor Center, 1700 Hawk Mountain Rd, Kempton, PA 19529, 610-756-6961, info@hawkmountain.org. Homeschooled students are invited to join us on the Mountain monthly for experiential learning! Topics will focus on phenology of the Appalachian forest ecosystem. Programs are designed for K-12 students and are filled with hands-on learning activities both inside and outdoors. Cost: $15 Members, $20 Non-Members. Price covers 1 parent and 1 child. For more information or to register, contact info@hawkmountain.org or visit www.hawkmountain.org.

 

 

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