Tuesday, December 1, 2015

December Delights Winchester, Va.

Save the weekend of Dec. 4-6, 2015 for a visit to Winchester, Va. Located in the gorgeous Shenandoah Valley,Winchester has a lot to offer for those who are looking for holiday activities to celebrate. 

We did this last year and really enjoyed ourselves. There is a festive feeling all over town. 
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Holiday Open House

On December 6th five homes will be decorated and open for tours from 1-5 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Historic homes to visit are located at:
608 South Stewart Street
226 Amherst Street
530 Amherst Street
220 West-Boscawen Street
24   South Washington Street 


Candlelight Tour and Open House  December 4&5

Abrams Delight House Museum


Abrams Delight  he oldest house in Winchester built 1754, is decorated with holiday floral arrangements by local garden clubs. There will be a recreated colonial tavern in the 1780s log cabin. Plan to visit the Hollingsworth Mill for cookies and cider!

Dec.4:  6-8 p.m.
Dec.5:  3-7  p.m.


George Washington's Office


George Washington's Office Museum interprets the early years of Washington's life through the exhibit, George Washington's personal effects, surveying equipment, and interactive exhibits such as a scale model of the town of Winchester c. 1755.
Dec 4: 6-8pm
Dec. 5: 3-7pm


Stonewall Jackson's Headquarters



Experience a Confederate Christmas at Stonewall Jackson’s Headquarters Museum. The house is decorated for the holiday season and living history interpreters will be throughout the house and museum grounds. Enjoy some Southern hospitality in the house that General Jackson’s wife called their wartime home.
Dec 4: 6-8 p.m.
Dec. 5: 3-7 p.m.


Also in the area are Belle Grove Plantation, The Museum of the Shenandoah Valley and Long Branch Plantation. 




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