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Calendar from November 23 to December 1:


THIS WEEK

Now through November 24 in Houston, Texas:

Theta Charity Antiques Show—Show features more than 50 antiques dealers with 17th, 18th and 19th Century furniture, accessories, art, silver and more. At the George R. Brown Convention Center. For more information: Theta Charity Antiques Show, (713) 622-3560.

November 26 to November 29 in Plymouth, Massachusetts:

Harvest Dinner with the Pilgrims—Event includes entertainment and hospitality as you sit down to a groaning board filled with the finest food that the season of plenty has to offer. The Pilgrim hosts - residents of 1627 Plimoth - tell tales of England - old and new. Discover the table manners and recipes that traveled across the Atlantic with the Pilgrims, and find out what happened at the famous harvest celebration of 1621. During dinner, you will be entertained with centuries-old psalms and songs. For more information: Plimoth Plantation, (508) 746-1622.

November 27 to November 29 in Williamsburg, Virginia:

Foods & Feasts of Colonial Virginia—Colonial Virginia foodways are featured during this three-day event beginning on Thanksgiving Day. For more information: Jamestown Settlement & Yorktown Victory Center, (888) 593-4682.

November 27 to November 30 in Sturbridge, Massachusetts:

Thanksgiving Weekend—Experience the traditions of an early 19th-century New England Thanksgiving. Learn about 1830s dining etiquette, watch the men of the Village compete in a post-dinner target shoot, smell the scents of roasted turkey and pies warming by the fire. Learn about Native American Thanksgiving traditions and customs, and hear the minister talk about the real meaning of Thanksgiving in the Village’s historic Center Meetinghouse. For more information: Old Sturbridge Village, (800) 733-1830.

November 27 in Sturbridge, Massachusetts:

Traditional Thanksgiving Feast at Bullard Tavern—Enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving dinner inside the Village in the Great Room at Bullard Tavern, located in the heart of the Village on the Center Common. Reservations required. For more information: Old Sturbridge Village, (508) 347-0285.

November 27 in Plymouth, Massachusetts:

America’s Thanksgiving Dinner—Thanksgiving is Americas holiday and Plymouth is the symbol of where our national celebration began. Enjoy a Thanksgiving Dinner as Pilgrim role players and Native interpreters greet you. Reservations required. For more information: Plimoth Plantation, (508) 746-1622.

November 28 to November 29 in Edwardsville, Illinois:

Christmas Candlelight Tours—Come experience Christmas at the Colonel Benjamin Stephenson House. The customs of the 1820s will surround guests as Father Christmas, and his mischievous brother Rupert, entertain children and adults alike. Historically garbed docents will be throughout the house as guests take a self-guided tour through the festively adorned rooms. Stephenson House will not be open during the day on Friday or Saturday in order to prepare for the evening event. For more information: 1820 Col. Benjamin Stephenson House, (618) 692-1818.

November 28 to November 29 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina:

2014 Christmas by Candlelight Tours—Visit two of Old Salem’s historic buildings to take part in an interactive evening experience learning about Christmases past. Pre-registration is required. For more information: Old Salem Museums & Gardens, (800) 441-5305.

November 28 to December 1 in Charlottesville, Virginia:

Wreath Workshops—The popular workshops, in their 28th year, produce a gratifying and tangible end product, a beautiful holiday wreath. Reservations required. For more information: Monticello, (434) 984-9880.

November 28 in Historic Brattonsville, South Carolina:

Cotton: Bolls, Bales, Batts and Beyond—Event includes costumed interpreters pick, gin, dye and spin (using 1840s technology) the fluffy fiber into the cotton garments that we all know and love to wear. For more information: Historic Brattonsville, (803) 684-2327.

November 28 to November 29 in Scarborough, Maine:

Home For The Holidays Craft Show—Juried show features more than 90 artists and craftsmen. At Scarborough High School. For more information: Society of Southern Maine Craftsmen

November 28 in Mount Vernon, Virginia:

Christmas at Mount Vernon—Event includes a tour of the rarely-open third floor of the Mansion, learn how the Washingtons celebrated Christmas, themed decorations (including 12 Christmas trees) and historical chocolate-making demonstrations. For more information: Mount Vernon, (703) 780-2000.

November 28 to November 29 in Newport, Rhode Island:

Holiday Histories Tour—Hear the history of early American holiday traditions on an evening walk and learn how Newporters recognized the holiday. Reservations required. For more information: The Newport Historical Society, (401) 841-8770.

November 29 to November 30 in Richmond, Kentucky:

Winter Trade Days—18th century merchants and traders in period clothing set up shops in the cabins and blockhouses of the fort. All items for sale are typical of items available in the 18th century. For more information: Fort Boonesborough State Park, (859) 527-3131.

November 29 in Fort Wayne, Indiana:

Christmas at the Fort—Revel in a time when life was simpler with activities, caroling and more. Warm up by the fire and create decorations for your home (or the Fort). For more information: Historic Fort Wayne, (260) 437-2836.

November 29 to November 30 in Syracuse, New York:

Syracuse Thanksgiving Antiques Show—More than 200 exhibitors fill the Center of Progress Building at the NYS Fairgrounds. For more information: Allman Promotions, (315) 686-5789.

November 29 to November 30 in St. Charles, Illinois:

Christmas On The Fox Art and Craft Show—Artists sell whimsical folk art with holiday themes, handmade soap, wood signs and more. At the Prairie Events Center, Kane County Fairgrounds. For more information: Art of the Heartland, Inc., (815) 772-3279.

November 29 in Pittsfield, Massachusetts:

Shaker Supper—Event features interpreters in period attire guiding on a tour of select buildings in the Village to see Shaker furniture and artifacts, and learn about Shaker life. Then, head to the historic 1830s Brick Dwelling for a cider and cheese reception, followed by dinner, served by candlelight in the Believers Dining Room. For more information: Hancock Shaker Village, (413) 443-0188.

November 29 to November 30 in Fort Wayne, Indiana:

Indiana Artisan Holiday Marketplace—Marketplace features work by nearly 75 art and food artisans, art and craft demonstrations, food and drink tasting and more. At the Grand Wayne Center. For more information: Indiana Artisan, (317) 607-5243.

November 30 in Charlottesville, Virginia:

Holiday Open House—See Monticello decorated for the holidays as you stroll through the first floor of the house at your own pace. For more information: Monticello, (434) 984-9880.

November 30 in Mount Vernon, Virginia:

Mount Vernon by Candlelight—Event includes candlelight tours, fireside caroling, and festive treats. For more information: Mount Vernon, (703) 780-2000.

OPENINGS

November 28 to December 24 in Reading, Pennsylvania:

Handmade Holidays 5—Arts Gallery and Studio will feature hand made items including fiber, metal, wood, ceramics and glass, etc. For more information: Some Things Looming Fiber Arts Gallery, (610) 373-7337.

ON-GOING EXHIBITIONS

Now through December 31 in Various, Massachusetts:

Four Centuries of Massachusetts Furniture—Unites eleven institutions in an unprecedented partnership to celebrate furniture-making in the Bay State. A multitude of exhibitions and events organized by partnering institutions: the Colonial Society of Massachusetts, Concord Museum, Fuller Craft Museum, Historic Deerfield, Historic New England, Massachusetts Historical Society, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, North Bennet Street School, Old Sturbridge Village, Peabody Essex Museum, and Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library. See the website for a complete calendar of project activities as well as detailed information on Massachusetts furniture from the 1620s to the present. For more information: Four Centuries of Massachusetts Furniture

Now through December 31, 2015 in Marietta, Ohio:

Imagining Marietta-The Northwest Territory Murals—The exhibit houses 12 murals depicting the first settlement of the Northwest Territory, each painted by William Mark Young. Also, on display are rare and seldom seen artifacts ranging from Rufus Putnam’s banjo clock, hand-written letters, historic newspapers, & photos of early Marietta. For more information: Campus Martius Museum, (800) 860-0145.

Now through December 31, 2015 in Williamsburg, Virginia:

A Rich and Varied Culture: The Material World of the Early South—This new exhibition celebrates the remarkable objects that were created in or imported to the Chesapeake, the Carolina low country, and southern backcountry. The exhibition will highlight the aesthetic diversity brought to the region by the varied cultures and ethnic groups that ultimately defined a unique, early southern style. For more information: Colonial Williamsburg, 1800hist or y.

Now through January 10, 2016 in Mount Vernon, Virginia:

Gardens & Groves—This special exhibition explores George Washington’s creation of a picture-perfect setting. Discover the ideas that shaped his vision and inspired the landscape at Mount Vernon. For more information: Mount Vernon, (703) 780-2000.

Now through February 15, 2015 in Deerfield, Massachusetts:

Deerfield: A Community of Craftwork in the Early 20th Century—In the early 20th century the village of Deerfield supported a thriving Arts and Crafts community of metalsmiths, potters, furniture makers, photographers, embroiderers, and basket makers. The exhibition will feature more than 25 objects from Historic Deerfield’s collections and will include objects made by Madeline Yale Wynne, Cornelius Kelley, the Deerfield Society of Blue and White Needlework, and the Pocumtuck Basket Makers. For more information: Historic Deerfield, (413) 774-5581.

Now through December 31, 2015 in Williamsburg, Virginia:

China of the Most Fashionable Sort: Chinese Export Porcelain in Colonial America—Chinese export porcelain played an important role in the lives of colonists. It was the most desirable of the ceramic bodies, and possessing it indicated wealth and status. This exhibit will illustrate the wide variety of Chinese porcelain that was available in colonial America with a particular focus on pieces with histories in Virginia. Objects recovered from archaeological excavations will also be featured. For more information: Colonial Williamsburg, 1800hist or y.

Now through May 31, 2015 in Salem, Massachusetts:

Raven’s Many Gifts: Native Art of the Northwest Coast—Explore the relationships among living humans, animals, ancestors and supernatural beings through works of Native art from the Pacific Northwest Coast created during the past 200 years. Ceremonial regalia, trade goods and art sold in galleries today reveal creative expressions of family, heritage, politics and commerce in a changing world. For more information: Peabody Essex Museum, (978) 745-9500.

Now through November 29 in Newport, Rhode Island:

Golden to Gilded Walking Tour—From Newport’s colonial Golden Age to Gilded Age summer colony, discover the transformation of the city and its people. For more information: Newport History Tours, (401) 841-8770.

Now through December 28 in Newport, Rhode Island:

Newport Historical Society Historic Site Tours—Tour one of the Newport Historical Society’s historic sites, the 1739 Colony House, 1699 Great Friends Meeting House, or the 1697 house museum. For more information: Newport Historical Society, (401) 841-8770.

Now through November 30 in Newport, Rhode Island:

Discover Colonial Newport Walking Tour—Hear stories of remarkable entrepreneurship and religious diversity during Newport’s colonial period. For more information: Newport History Tours, (401) 841-8770.

Now through December 29 in Deerfield, Massachusetts:

Furniture Masterworks: Tradition and Innovation in Western MassachusettsFurniture Masterworks: Tradition and Innovation in Western Massachusetts explores Western Massachusetts’s first 150 years of furniture-making with 58 objects drawn from Historic Deerfield’s collections that best exemplify the region’s signature contribution to American design history and emergence of national identity. The exhibition is a part of Four Centuries of Massachusetts Furniture, collaborative project of Historic Deerfield and ten other institutions that features exhibitions, lectures, demonstrations and publications to celebrate the Bay State’s legacy of furniture-making. Visit fourcenturies.org. For more information: Historic Deerfield, (413) 775-7214.

Now through December 31 in New Paltz, New York:

Historic Huguenot Street—Tour the stone houses of one of the oldest residential streets in America, here in the beautiful Hudson Valley. Each home is open with a different interpretation. Exhibits with collection pieces are highlighted as well. Open 7 days a week. Please check website for tour times & prices. For more information: Historic Huguenot Street, (845) 255-1660.

Now through January 4, 2015 in Charleston, South Carolina:

Unfurled: Flags from the Collections of the Charleston Museum—On display in its Historic Textiles Gallery, the flag collection spans from the early 19th century to the late 20th century, with examples covering a range of functions and styles. Many flags are exhibited for the first time. For more information: Charleston Museum, (843) 722-2996.

Now through November 30 in Ticonderoga, New York:

Founding Fashion: The Diversity of Regularity in 18th-Century Military Clothing—The exhibit explores what military clothing is and how European military fashion, vast international trade networks, and American creativity all combined to create a distinctively American military appearance. Many of these garments and related accessories are one-of-a-kind survivors preserved only in Fort Ticonderoga’s collections. For more information: Fort Ticonderoga, (518) 585-2821.

Now through March 29, 2015 in Winchester, Virginia:

Safes of the Valley—The exhibition will feature more than forty food safes, many on first-time public display. For more information: Museum of the Shenandoah Valley, (540) 662-1473.

Now through February 8, 2015 in New York, New York:

Making American Taste: Narrative Art for a New Democracy—Exhibit provides a new perspective on American art by approaching narrative subject matter through the lens of taste as it was defined roughly from 1825 to 1870, when the place of the arts in a democracy was hotly debated in the United States. By integrating history, literary, and religious subjects with now better-known examples of rural and domestic genre, this ground-breaking exhibition introduces to modern audiences the broad range of styles and narrative themes through which nineteenth-century American viewers were expected to attain cultural refinement.  For more information: New York Historical Society, (212) 873-3400.

Now through January 18, 2015 in Sturbridge, Massachusetts:

Bucket Town-Four Centuries of Toy-Making and Coopering—The exhibit will explore the rich traditions of coopering and toy-making in Hingham, Massachusetts, a coastal town located in Boston’s South Shore. For more information: Old Sturbridge Village, (800) 733-1830.

Now through July 27, 2017 in Whippany, New Jersey:

The Birchwood Manor Antiques Show—More than 150 exhibit booths selling American, European And Asian furniture, silver, paintings, clocks, jewelry, samplers and more. For more information: JMK Shows, (973) 927-2794.

Now through November 30 in Garrison, New York:

The Hudson River Portfolio-A Beginning for the Hudson River School—Exhibit features a suite of famous aquatints made between 1821 and 1825 and published in New York City, The Hudson River Portfolio. The images were for a subscription-based venture and contain 20 hand-colored prints, each about 20 by 30 inches and depicts an iconic view along the river from north of Troy south to Governor’s Island. The exhibit is augmented with a bound copy of the entire Portfolio and ceramics depicting Portfolio views. For more information: Boscobel House & Gardens, (845) 265-3638.

Now through July 5, 2015 in Winterthur, Delaware:

The Diligent Needle: Instrument of Profit, Pleasure, and Ornament—The exhibition showcases the evolution of needlework and the prominent role it played in womens lives during the 17th through 19th centuries. For more information: Winterthur Museum, (800) 448-3883.

Now through December 31 in New York, New York:

In Miniature—The exhibition comprises two groups of portrait miniatures- British, from the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries, and French, from the revolutionary period to the Empire. Also included are several eighteenth-century French gold boxes decorated with narratives or scenes in grisaille. For more information: Metropolitan Museum of Art, (212) 535-7710.

Now through September 8, 2015 in Williamsburg, Virginia:

Working and Racing on the Bay: The Chesapeake Log Canoe—Objects from The Mariners Museum are featured in this special exhibition tracing the evolution of the dugout canoe through the centuries, from the watercraft of the Powhatan people 400 years ago to multi-log trade vessels and work and racing boats. For more information: Jamestown Settlement, (888) 593-4682.

Now through January 4, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland:

Finery & Finish: Embellishments on Baltimore Federal Furniture—Exhibit brings together an exceptional group of tables, sideboards, desks, chairs, and other furniture pieces drawn mostly from private collections and highlights the original designs and decorative forms of Baltimore craftsmen. For more information: Homewood House Museum

Now through December 31, 2015 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina:

North Carolina Moravian Landscapes, 1790-1890—Artist depictions of the physical landscape reflecting the cultural and economic developments of the area with a variety of detailed maps, surveys, drawings, and paintings. In the J. Blum House. For more information: Old Salem Museums & Gardens., (336) 721-7360.

Now through January 18, 2015 in Ft Worth, Texas:

Navigating the West: George Caleb Bingham and the River—The exhibition features 17 iconic river paintings and nearly 40 drawings, reveals for the first time how George Caleb Bingham (1811—1879) created his art and artistic persona at a time when American painting, like the country, was dramatically shifting. For more information: Amon Carter Museum of American Art, (817) 989-5065.

Now through January 4, 2015 in Portland, Maine:

Treasures of British Art 1400-2000-The Berger Collection—The exhibition features 50 masterpieces from the most significant private collection of British art in the United States. For more information: The Portland Museum of Art, (207) 775-6148.

Now through March 29, 2015 in Princeton, New Jersey:

Hail Specimen of Female Art! New Jersey Schoolgirl Needlework, 1726-1860—The exhibition is the first to focus on the contribution of New Jersey in the creation of schoolgirl needlework in the 18th and 19th Centuries. The goal is to survey schoolgirl needlework completed in the state or by New Jersey girls prior to 1860 to create a lasting record of the best-known examples, of which 150-plus are displayed. On October 5, the Princeton Theological Seminary hosts a panel to discuss the significance of schoolgirl needlework. Speakers include Linda Eaton, senior curator at Winterthur Museum, and needlework scholars Dan and Marty Campanelli. For more information: Morven Museum & Garden, (609) 924-8144.

Now through January 5, 2015 in Orlando, Florida:

George Catlin’s American Buffalo—The exhibit explores the representation of buffalo and their integration into the lives of Native Americans through 40 original paintings by the artist George Catlin (1796-1872). Organized by the Smithsonian American Art Museum in collaboration with the National Museum of Wildlife Art in Jackson Hole, Wyo For more information: Mennello Museum of American Art, (407) 246-4278.

Now through March 22, 2015 in Concord, Massachusetts:

Behind Closed Doors: Asleep in New England—Exhibit uncovers the complex role sleep has played in everyday life throughout American history through objects as varied as bedsteads and coverlets, nightclothes and cradles, tin tubs and mahogany high chests. For more information: Concord Museum, (978) 369-9763.

Now through May 31, 2016 in Williamsburg, Virginia:

A Celebration of American Quilts—Exhibit features twelve quilts that represent the diversity of quilts made in American from the 18th through 20th centuries. In the McCarl Gallery. For more information: Colonial Williamsburg, 800-hist or y.

Now through April 19, 2015 in St. Louis, Missouri:

The Louisiana Purchase: Making St. Louis, Remaking America—The exhibition explores the complex negotiations related to The Louisiana Purchase and its aftereffect on St. Louis. A highlight of the exhibition is the Treaty of Cession (in French), better known as The Louisiana Purchase Treaty. For more information: Missouri History Museum, (314) 746-4599.

Now through November 26 in Morristown, New Jersey:

Thomas Nast: Unknown Works and American Icons—Exhibit features a collection of rarely exhibited, virtually unknown works by the man whose art defined many of Americas most popular icons. Previously unpublished oil paintings and watercolors, rarely seen pencil sketches, pen and ink drawings, and original architectural elements from the artists home will be among the objects. For more information: Macculloch Hall Historical Museum, (973) 538-2404 Ext. 10.

Now through February 16, 2015 in Salem, Massachusetts:

In Plain Sight: Discovering the Furniture of Nathaniel Gould—Exhibit features 20 exemplary works of Gould’s furniture alongside paintings, archival materials, decorative arts and digital media elements that provide insight into the makers and consumers of 18th-century American design and culture. In the Special Exhibition Galleries. For more information: Peabody Essex Museum, (978) 745-9500.

Now through February 22, 2015 in New York, New York:

Holiday Express Exhibition—The exhibition dating from approximately 1850 to 1940, contains a comprehensive representation of the work of every major toy manufacturer that set the standard for the Golden Age of European toy manufacturing. Location: New-York Historical Society.

Now through January 4, 2015 in Youngstown, Ohio:

Memories of Christmas Past—Features seven period rooms filled with rare, one-of-a-kind, vintage decorations that include ornaments, lighting, trees, toys and trains. The display features many pieces from the Historical Society’s collection as well as items on loan from private collectors. For more information: Mahoning valley Historical Society/the Arms Family Musuem, (330) 743-2589.

LATER THIS MONTH

s December 1 in Lumpkin, Georgia: Deck the Halls

s December 1 in Newport, Rhode Island: Holiday Open House

s December 3 to December 7 in Charlottesville, Virginia: Wreath Workshops

s December 3 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania: Days of the Belsnickel Dinner Tour

s December 4 to December 5 in Morrisville, Pennsylvania: Holly Nights

s December 4 in Charles City, Virginia: Traditional Christmas Décor

s December 4 to December 7 in Chicago, Illinois: One of a Kind Show and Sale

s December 4 to December 6 in Newport, Rhode Island: Holiday Histories Tour

s December 5 to December 6 in Richmond, Kentucky: 18th Century Christmas at the Fort

s December 5 in Exeter, New Hampshire: Annual Holiday Celebration at the Folsom Tavern

s December 5 to December 6 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina: 2014 Christmas by Candlelight Tours

s December 5 to December 6 in Louisville, Kentucky: Christmastide at Locust Grove

s December 5 to December 7 in Dearborn, Michigan: Holiday Nights in Greenfield Village

s December 5 to December 7 in Sturbridge, Massachusetts: Christmas by Candlelight

s December 5 to December 7 in Fairmont, West Virginia: 18th century Christmas Market

s December 5 to December 6 in Elizabethton, Tennessee: Christmas at the Carter Mansion

s December 5 to December 6 in Charlestown, Indiana: Christmas Candlelight Tours

s December 5 to December 7 in Mumford, New York: Yuletide in the Country

s December 5 in Forest, Virginia: Candlelight Tour

s December 5 to December 6 in Waynesboro, Pennsylvania: Christmas on the Farm

s December 5 to December 6 in Montpelier Station, Virginia: Candlelight Christmas Tours

s December 5 to December 7 in St. Mary’s City, Maryland: Holiday Madrigal Dinner

s December 5 to December 6 in 151 Main St., Brockport, New York: Candlelight Christmas Craft Show

s December 5 to December 6 in Historic Mooresville, Alabama: Holiday Open House

s December 5 to December 7 in New Harmony, Indiana: Christmas in New Harmony

s December 5 to December 6 in Plymouth, Massachusetts: Christmas at Plimoth Grist Mill

s December 6 in Bedford, Pennsylvania: Candlelit Christmas

s December 6 in Rensselaer, New York: St. Nicholas Day

s December 6 in Thomaston, Maine: Holiday Open House

s December 6 to December 7 in Portsmouth, New Hampshire: 35rd Annual Candlelight Stroll

s December 6 in Midway, Georgia: A Colonial Christmas

s December 6 to December 7 in Old Greenwich, Connecticut: Greenwich Winter Antiques Show

s December 6 in Ticonderoga, New York: The Noble Train Begins! Ticonderoga Guns for the Siege of Boston

s December 6 in Tacoma, Washington: 19th Century Christmas

s December 6 to December 7 in LaFox, Illinois: Candlelight at the Inn

s December 6 in Mason Neck, Virginia: Plantation Christmas

s December 6 in Amesbury, Massachusetts: Music in the Meeting House

s December 6 in Kutztown, Pennsylvania: Christmas on the Farm

s December 6 to December 7 in Zoar, Ohio: Christmas in Zoar

s December 6 in Ninety Six, South Carolina: Holidays and Harvests

s December 6 in Canterbury, New Hampshire: Christmas at Canterbury

s December 6 to December 7 in Earleville, Maryland: Yuletide Festival

s December 6 in Historic Brattonsville, South Carolina: Christmas Candlelight Tour

s December 6 to December 7 in Chillicothe, Ohio: Holidays at Adena

s December 6 in Charles City, Virginia: Christmas Wreath Workshop and Tour

s December 6 in Dauphin Island, Alabama: Christmas through the Ages

s December 6 in Chicago, Illinois: Julmarknad

s December 6 in Salem, New Jersey: Yuletide Tour of Historic Salem,NJ

s December 6 to December 7 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania: Country Christmas Village

s December 6 in Vonore, Tennessee: Christmas Garrison

s December 6 in Roebuck, South Carolina: A Colonial Christmas

s December 6 in Worcester, Pennsylvania: Candlelight Tours

s December 6 in Durham, North Carolina: Christmas at the Big House, Christmas at the Quarters

s December 6 in Newport, Rhode Island: Discover Colonial Newport in Winter

s December 6 in Youngstown, New York: The Castle by Candlelight

s December 6 to December 7 in Plymouth, Massachusetts: Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol

s December 7 in Williamsburg, Virginia: Grand Illumination

s December 7 in Mount Vernon, Virginia: Mount Vernon by Candlelight

s December 7 in Creswell, North Carolina: Somerset Place 25th Annual Christmas Program

s December 7 in Birdsboro, Pennsylvania: A Homestead Christmas

s December 7 in Morristown, New Jersey: Holiday Concert

s December 7 in Morristown, New Jersey: Family Christmas Activities

s December 10 in Charlottesville, Virginia: Slavery in America and at Monticello

s December 11 in Forest, Virginia: Candlelight Tour

s December 11 to December 13 in Newport, Rhode Island: Holiday Histories Tour

s December 11 in Newport, Rhode Island: Spies in Revolutionary Rhode Island

s December 12 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina: 2014 Christmas by Candlelight Tours

s December 12 to December 14 in Dearborn, Michigan: Holiday Nights in Greenfield Village

s December 12 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania: Rare, Out of Print and Used Book Auction

s December 12 to December 14 in St. Mary’s City, Maryland: Holiday Madrigal Dinner

s December 12 to December 14 in Sturbridge, Massachusetts: Christmas by Candlelight

s December 12 to December 13 in Chatsworth, Georgia: Christmas by Candlelight

s December 12 to December 13 in Charlestown, Indiana: Christmas Candlelight Tours

s December 12 to December 14 in Mumford, New York: Yuletide in the Country

s December 12 to December 13 in Ewing, Virginia: Christmas Past and Present

s December 12 to December 13 in Montpelier Station, Virginia: Candlelight Christmas Tours

s December 12 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania: Holiday at Landis Valley Bonfire

s December 12 to December 13 in Tallahasse, Florida: The Candlelight Experience at Fort Foster

s December 12 to December 13 in Manheim, Pennsylvania: Christmas Folk Art Show

s December 12 in Plymouth, Massachusetts: Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol

s December 12 to December 13 in Plymouth, Massachusetts: Christmas at Plimoth Grist Mill

s December 13 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania: Tavern Night

s December 13 in Bedford, Pennsylvania: Candlelit Christmas

s December 13 in Schaefferstown, Pennsylvania: Christkindlmarkt & Tavern Lunch

s December 13 in Vails Gate, New York: Christmas with the Ellisons

s December 13 in Statesville, North Carolina: Winter on the Western Frontier

s December 13 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina: Salem Christmas

s December 13 to December 14 in Portsmouth, New Hampshire: 35rd Annual Candlelight Stroll

s December 13 in Toccoa, Georgia: Victorian Christmas

s December 13 in Beaufort, North Carolina: Christmas Candlelight Tour

s December 13 in South Berwick, Maine: The Spirit of Christmas Past: Four Centuries of Christmas in New England

s December 13 in St. Marys City, Maryland: Colonial Christmas

s December 13 in Burlington, North Carolina: Christmas at the Historic 1780 John Allen House

s December 13 in Canterbury, New Hampshire: Christmas at Canterbury

s December 13 in Camden, South Carolina: Colonial Christmas in Camden

s December 13 in Media, Pennsylvania: Christmas at the Farm

s December 13 in Charles City, Virginia: Colonial Christmas at Berkeley Plantation

s December 13 in Historic Mooresville, Alabama: Holiday Home Tour and Progressive Dinner

s December 13 to December 14 in Hartford, Illinois: Arrival at Camp River Dubois

s December 13 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania: Days of the Belsnickel Lunch Tour

s December 13 in New Bern, North Carolina: Eve of Revolution

s December 13 in Bath, North Carolina: Historic Bath

s December 13 in Halifax, North Carolina: Christmas in Halifax

s December 13 in Newport, Rhode Island: Discover Colonial Newport in Winter

s December 13 in Mount Holly, New Jersey: Battle of Iron Works Hill

s December 13 in Youngstown, New York: The Castle by Candlelight

s December 13 in Birdsboro, Pennsylvania: Here Comes Santa Claus! Holiday Bonfire & Santa’s Workshop

s December 14 in Germantown, New York: Candlelight Tours of Clermont

s December 14 in Middletown, Virginia: Dinner Series- Cocktails at Christmas

s December 14 in Perrysburg, Ohio: Holiday Open House

s December 14 in McLean, Virginia: Wassail

s December 14 in Forest, Virginia: Holiday Open House

s December 14 in Mount Vernon, Virginia: Mount Vernon by Candlelight

s December 14 in Newburgh, New York: Warm Up at the Washingtons’

s December 14 in Pottstown, Pennsylvania: Pottsgrove Manor by Candlelight

s December 14 in Newburgh, New York: Candlelight Tour of Homes

s December 14 in Winnabow, North Carolina: An 18th-century Christmas

s December 14 in Plymouth, Massachusetts: A New England Christmas at Plimoth Plantation

s December 18 to December 20 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina: 2014 Christmas by Candlelight Tours

s December 18 to December 23 in Dearborn, Michigan: Holiday Nights in Greenfield Village

s December 18 in Forest, Virginia: Candlelight Tour

s December 18 to December 20 in Newport, Rhode Island: Holiday Histories Tour

s December 19 to December 21 in Sturbridge, Massachusetts: Christmas by Candlelight

s December 19 to December 21 in Mumford, New York: Yuletide in the Country

s December 19 in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania: Annual March In of the Continental Army Commemoration

s December 19 to December 20 in Plymouth, Massachusetts: Christmas at Plimoth Grist Mill

s December 20 in Vails Gate, New York: Christmas with the Ellisons

s December 20 to December 21 in Portsmouth, New Hampshire: 35rd Annual Candlelight Stroll

s December 20 in Forest, Virginia: Candlelight Tour

s December 20 in New Bern, North Carolina: Eve of Revolution

s December 20 in Newport, Rhode Island: Discover Colonial Newport in Winter

s December 21 in Chicago, Illinois: Julmiddag — Traditional Swedish Christmas Family Dinner

EXHIBITIONS OPENING THIS MONTH

s December 1 to January 4, 2015 in Williamsburg, Virginia: A Colonial Christmas

s December 6 to December 31 in Ste. Genevieve, Missouri: Vieux Noel in Lights

s December 6 to January 1, 2015 in Charles City, Virginia: Centuries of Christmas Berkeley Plantation

s December 8 to December 19 in Zoar, Ohio: Holiday Tours

s December 12 to December 30 in Middletown, Virginia: "Christmas in the Valley" Candlelight and Daytime Holiday Tours

s December 16 to March 8, 2015 in New York, New York: A Shared Legacy: Folk Art in America