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Colonial Williamsburg VA Christmas Homes Tour

49th Annual Christmas Homes Tour

Saturday, December 6th, 2008, 10 AM to 6 PM
(Note:  Stable closes at 4 PM)

 

Bring along your family and friends to the annual Christmas Homes Tour presented by the Green Spring Garden Club in Colonial Williamsburg. Walk along the cobblestone roads, lined with lampposts and greenery. Doors to private residences are opened and the general public is allowed to leisurely stroll through homes in and around the Historical area. 

 

This Saturday December 6th. 2008 you can tour three private residences in the Historic Area plus two of Colonial Williamsburg’s most significant venues – the Colonial Williamsburg Stable and the historic St. George Tucker House which serves as Colonial Williamsburg’s donor reception center.  The private homes include the Coke-Garrett House, residence of Colonial Williamsburg Foundation’s President and his wife; Peter Hay’s Shop; and the Timson House. Each of the houses and the Stable will be decorated with holiday floral arrangements.  The Colonial Williamsburg Stable will display the two carriages which carried Queen Elizabeth while visiting Colonial Williamsburg for the 350th and 400th Anniversary of Jamestown in 1957 and 2007.   Animals from Colonial Williamsburg Rare Breeds program will also be in the Stable for visitors to enjoy.

 

Cost: Tickets $25 ($7 to tour a single house) which includes use of the shuttle bus from the Visitor Center and around the Historic Area. Parking is available at the Visitor Center. 

Tickets will be available at the Visitor Center and the Williamsburg Lodge on Friday, Dec. 5 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 6 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.  Tickets also will be available during tour hours on Saturday at the Stable and at each house on the tour.

All net proceeds will be allocated to ongoing and new philanthropies to include scholarships and horticultural beautification. For more information call (757) 565 – 9517.

 

Christmas is a season of wonder and joy – of whimsical decorations, caroling and frost covered windows. Share this special time with your family and friends in Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia! Everywhere you look, find intricate decorations and holiday cheer set amidst historical flare. You will fall in love with Colonial Williamsburg at Christmas time.

Find miles of fresh pines strung around lampposts lining the cobblestone lanes, see the soft glow of candlelight in the storefronts, and witness the joy upon the faces of children as they stare in disbelief at the extravagant décor. While waiting in line to purchase your favorite Christmas dessert at the local bakery, enjoy the decadent smells of freshly baked apple pies and strudels. Celebrate the most cherished holiday of all in the most beautiful of settings – Williamsburg, Virginia!

Dating back to 1936, nicknamed the first “official” Christmas in Williamsburg, people have been coming to this magical town to celebrate the wonder of the season. Nothing quite compares to the sights, smells and sounds that one experiences. The Christmas season begins with the Grand Illumination – an elaborate display of fireworks outlining the sky over the Governor’s Palace in Williamsburg. Witness the spectacular event of glowing candles, fireworks and holiday music – enlighten your holiday spirit while having an unforgettable time with family and friends.

Sights, Smells…and Sounds! Christmas in Williamsburg means more than just enjoying delicious foods, splendid decorating techniques and frothy delights – it is also about music to the ears! Enjoy 18th century music and lore at the local taverns located throughout Colonial Williamsburg. While staying at your Williamsburg bed and breakfast, hotel or quaint inn, come celebrate Christmas with an evening filled with traditional tavern entertainment. Enjoy your home away from home with your family and friends this holiday season.

Fill your heart with cheer this Christmas! Williamsburg is home to the Community Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony held annually in Market Square. Gather your loved ones, bundle up and grab a steaming cup of hot cocoa, and watch as the great spruce illuminates joy on the surrounding faces. The time is here – It’s Christmas in Williamsburg! Rejoice and relive history in this stunning, historical area of Virginia.  Find out more about Colonial Williamsburg VA at www.History.org

 This informational update provided by Mr Williamsburg.com/ John Womeldorf . A local Realtor keeping you aware of events and happenings in the Williamsburg and Hampton Roads VA areas.

Contact me at John@MrWilliamsburg.com

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Or ask any questions about homes, neighborhoods, schools, amenities, recreation , shopping or anything else about the area.

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