Celebrate Christmas tradition at County Museum

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Christmas at the County Museum from Dec. 3-17 is an in-person guided tour celebrating some of the different ways Christmas has been celebrated throughout Simcoe County’s history. Travelling through the decorated museum galleries, heritage buildings and grounds by lamplight, costumed interpreters will share stories from Christmases past. Victorian customs, early settler treats, Sinterklaas and our own recent Christmas traditions are featured in this program from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Participants will be offered light refreshments outdoors by the fire, as well as a Christmas gift of treats, crafts and activities to enjoy at home. Admission costs $8 per person. Christmas workshops: Light up your tabletop this season with your very own ceramic Christmas tree, Victorian Glass ornaments and Christmas crackers in our Christmas Workshop.
Sessions available Saturday, December 4 from 9 a.m. to noon, and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Cost is $125 per person for the three-hour workshop geared to adults. Space is limited to 10 participants per workshop. Cost includes one 14” Ceramic Christmas Tree and instruction, two glass ornaments, take home kit for four Christmas crackers, light refreshments (eggnog, apple cider, tea, coffee, cookies.) Register in advance online at museum.simcoe.ca. Simcoe County Museum is located at 1151 Highway 26, Minesing.

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