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Calendar from December 12 to December 17:


THIS WEEK

December 13 to December 16 in Dearborn, Michigan:

Holiday Nights—Event features roasting chestnuts and bonfires, carolers, fiddlers and sleigh bells, and other yuletide activities. In Greenfield Village. For more information: The Henry Ford, (800) 835-5237.

December 13 to December 14 in Canterbury, New Hampshire:

Christmas with the Canterbury Shakers Tours—Event features guided candlelit tour highlighting the Shakers Christmas traditions and explores the evolution of the Shakers Christmas celebrations ��" from simple religious services in the 19th century to holiday decorations and elaborate theatricals in the 20th century. For more information: Canterbury Shaker Village, (603) 783-9511.

December 13 in Union, New Jersey:

Holiday Afternoon Tea—Tea service is followed by an intimate, guided tour of the museum decorated for Christmas. Reservations required. For more information: Liberty Hall Museum, (908) 527-0400.

December 13 to December 14 in Forest, Virginia:

Holiday Candlelight Tours—Candlelight tour of Thomas Jeffersons private retreat decorated for the with a guide painting an intimate portrait of the Jefferson family celebration and Christmas in the slave quarter, sharing true stories and anecdotes gathered from Jeffersons letters and diaries. For more information: Poplar Forest, (434) 534-8120.

December 13 to December 15 in Mifflinburg, Pennsylvania:

Mifflinburg Christkindl Market—Event features a traditional German Christmas Markets craft and food vendors, a procession of St. Nicholas, folk dancing, entertainment, and more. For more information: Christkindl Market of Mifflinburg, Inc.

December 14 to December 15 in Thonotosassa, Florida:

Candlelight Event—Event features a lantern-lit trail through the military fort and Seminole camp with musicians, living history scenarios and a battle reenactment. For more information: Fort Foster State Historic Site, (813) 987-6771.

December 14 to December 15 in St. Marys City, Maryland:

Madrigal Dinners—Event includes feasting, firelight, and music in the decorated Reconstructed State House of 1676. Reservations required. For more information: Historic St. Marys City, (240) 895-4990.

December 14 to December 15 in Charlottesville, Virginia:

Holiday Evening Tours—Tour offers an intimate look at how all people who lived on the Monticello mountaintop ��" enslaved and free ��" celebrated the holidays and includes public and private rooms and the iconic Dome Room, and includes musical performances in the Parlor. Reservations required. For more information: Monticello, (434) 984-9880.

December 14 to December 16 in Sturbridge, Massachusetts:

Christmas by Candlelight—Event features an evening filled with New England holiday traditions, live musical performances, storytelling, sleigh rides, festive foods, a roaring bonfire, and strolls around the decorated Village Common. For more information: Old Sturbridge Village, (800) 733-1830.

December 14 to December 15 in Edenton, North Carolina:

Christmas Groaning Board—Event features costumed historic interpreters demonstrating holiday cooking. At the James Iredell House. For more information: Historic Edenton State Historic Site, (252) 482-2637.

December 14 in Durham, North Carolina:

Christmas by Candlelight—Event features costumed interpreters leading a candlelit tour through the historic area festooned with period decorations and includes traditional story telling, music and historic dancing, and more. For more information: Duke Homestead, (252) 482-2637.

December 14 to December 15 in Edenton, North Carolina:

37th Annual Christmas Candlelight Tour—Tour features private homes decorated for the season and includes many weekend activities. For more information: Edenton Historical Commission, (252) 482-7800.

December 14 to December 15 in Manheim, Pennsylvania:

Christmas Folk Art Show—Show features more than 12 artists selling redware, tinware, feather trees, paper mache, chalkware, hand woven scarves, felted hats, purses, pen & ink illustrations, textiles, vintage button jewelry, painted furniture, German stars, primitive carved wild fowl, wood turnings, wood carvings and more. At Manheim Railroad Station For more information: Manheim Historical Society, (717) 484-2320.

EAL Directory artisans attending:
Robert Hughes

December 15 in Statesville, North Carolina:

Winter on the Western Frontier—Living history event features what daily life was like for the garrison of Fort Dobbs as they prepared to spend their first winter on the site in 1755 and includes displays of camp life, historic cooking and scheduled musket and cannon firing demonstrations. For more information: Fort Dobbs, (704) 873-5882.

December 15 in Ticonderoga, New York:

Living History Event: Riot! Yankees versus Buckskins—Event portrays the feuds that persisted between states from private soldiers all the way up to gentlemen officers and how the cold and lonely existence on this forward post lead soldiers to fighting, nearly erupting in riot at the end of 1776. For more information: Fort Ticonderoga, (518) 585-2821.

December 15 in Vails Gate, New York:

Christmas with the Ellisons—Event features tours by candlelight of the 1754 Ellison mansion ornamented with costumed staff and 18th century holiday decorations. For more information: Knox’s Headquarters State Historic Site, (845) 561-5498.

December 15 in Charles City, Virginia:

A Candlelight Christmas—Event features a progressive candlelight tour of Shirley and Berkeley Plantations followed by refreshments at Edgewood and includes the famous hospitality at the three historic homes with Christmas celebrations through four centuries of history. Reservations are required. For more information: Shirley, Berkeley and Edgewood Plantations, (804) 829-5121.

December 15 to December 16 in Portsmouth, New Hampshire:

Candlelight Stroll—Event showcases 350 years of seasonal and holiday traditions with the Museum grounds glowing with hundreds of lighted candle lanterns, houses adorned with thousands of hand-made decorations crafted from live greens and dried flowers and herbs collected from the Museum gardens, and the air filled with the sound of holiday music and more. For more information: Strawbery Banke Museum, (603) 433-1100.

December 15 in Fort White, Florida:

Time Machine History Tour—Tour features travelling by van into the Ichetucknee forest, to the site of the 17th Century Mission de San Martin de Timucua and learning about the ancient Timucuan capital of Aquacalyquen. Reservations recommended. For more information: Ichetucknee Springs State Park, (386) 497-1113.

December 15 in New Bern, North Carolina:

Masquerade-A Candlelight Christmas Celebration—Event features historic characters in period clothing, holiday vignettes spanning two centuries, black powder fireworks on the South Lawn and more. For more information: Tryon Palace, (252) 639-3524.

December 15 in Canterbury, New Hampshire:

Christmas at Canterbury—Event features an old-time 19th Century magic show, Father Christmas, Christmas-inspired crafts, fiddlers, refreshments, Christmas carols, Christmas tree lighting and more. For more information: Canterbury Shaker Village, (603) 783-9511.

December 15 in Forest, Virginia:

Holiday Candlelight Wine Dinner—Event features a candlelight tour of the octagonal villa and a holiday feast fit for Jefferson himself. Reservations required. For more information: Poplar Forest, (434) 534-8120.

December 15 to December 16 in Cambridge, Massachusetts:

Mistletoe Art Fair—Fair features handmade, local art & crafts. At Cambridge Center for Adult Education. For more information: Cambridge Center for Adult Education, (617) 547-6789.

EAL Directory artisans attending:
Stephen Earp

December 16 in Mount Vernon, Virginia:

Mount Vernon by Candlelight—Event features a candlelit character-guided tour, learning more about holiday traditions in 18th-century Virginia and includes 18th-century dancing, fireside caroling, and more. For more information: Mount Vernon, (703) 780-2000.

December 16 in Cleveland, Tennessee:

Christmas at Red Clay—Living history event includes singing traditional songs, cooking over the fire and learning about the traditions of the past. For more information: Red Clay State Historic Park, (423) 478-0339.

December 16 in Mumford, New York:

Holiday Open House—Event celebrates the traditions of the season with self-guided tours through eight historic homes warmed by fires and alive with holiday lights, candles, and traditional decorations. For more information: Genesee Country Village & Museum, (585) 538-6822.

December 18 to December 23 in Dearborn, Michigan:

Holiday Nights—Event features roasting chestnuts and bonfires, carolers, fiddlers and sleigh bells, and other yuletide activities. In Greenfield Village. For more information: The Henry Ford, (800) 835-5237.

December 19 in Union, New Jersey:

Holiday Afternoon Tea—Tea service is followed by an intimate, guided tour of the museum decorated for Christmas. Reservations required. For more information: Liberty Hall Museum, (908) 527-0400.

OPENINGS

December 13 to February 6, 2019 in New York, New York:

Augmenting the Canon: Recent Acquisitions of American Neo-Classical Decorative Arts—Exhibition features masterpieces of furniture, embroidery, silver, lighting, ceramics, and glass produced in Federal and Neo-Classical America made in America, or in England, France, or China expressly for an American clientele between the first years of the nineteenth century and the early 1840s. For more information: Hirschl & Adler Galleries, (212) 535-8810.

December 13 to February 6, 2019 in New York, New York:

Augmenting the Canon—Exhibition features in-depth visual study of the indigenously American Neo-Classicism and includes about sixty masterpieces of Neo-Classical furniture and decorative arts, adding significant examples to the known “canon” of pieces that are published and exhibited in a scholarly context. For more information: Hirschl & Adler Galleries, (212) 535-8810.

ON-GOING EXHIBITIONS

Now through January 1, 2021 in Washington, District of Columbia:

Nation to Nation-Treaties Between the United States and American Indian Nations—Exhibition tells the story of the relationship between Indian Nations and the United States, including the history and legacy of U.S."American Indian diplomacy from the colonial period through the present. For more information: National Museum of the American Indian

Now through December 31 in New Orleans, Louisiana:

Orientalism-Taking and Making—Exhibit celebrates the beauty of nineteenth-century Orientalist artwork, but also highlights undercurrents of oppression, racism, and superficial cultural understanding layered in these paintings, photographs, and decorative arts. For more information: New Orleans Museum of Art, (504) 658-4100.

Now through September 30, 2019 in Mount Vernon, Virginia:

Lives Bound Together-Slavery at George Washington’s Mount Vernon—Exhibition demonstrates how closely intertwined the lives of the Washingtons were with those of the enslaved through household furnishings, art works, archaeological discoveries, documents, and interactive displays. For more information: Mount Vernon, (703) 780-2000.

Now through December 1, 2019 in Williamsburg, Virginia:

American Folk Arts Rich Cultural Diversity—Exhibit celebrates the 60th anniversary of the museum with approximately 50 objects that include furniture, sculpture and paintings made between the 1700s and the present. For more information: Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum, 800-hist or y.

Now through September 20, 2020 in Washington, District of Columbia:

Our Universes-Traditional Knowledge Shapes Our World—Exhibition introduces visitors to indigenous peoples from across the Western Hemisphere who continue to express the wisdom of their ancestors in celebration, language, art, spirituality, and daily life. For more information: National Museum of the American Indian

Now through February 10, 2019 in Deerfield, Massachusetts:

Rococo-Celebrating 18th-Century Design and Decoration—Exhibition celebrates both Chippendale’s legacy and the iconic style he helped promote through a number of English and American Rococo decorative art forms from Historic Deerfield’s collection. For more information: Historic Deerfield, (413) 775-7217.

Now through January 21, 2019 in New York, New York:

The Poetry of Nature-Edo Paintings from the Fishbein-Bender Collection—Exhibition features more than 40 examples of Edo-period paintings tracing the development of the major schools and movements of this era. For more information: The Met Fifth Avenue, (212) 535-7710.

Now through December 31 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:

Hamilton-The Constitutional Clashes That Shaped a Nation.—Exhibit highlights the competing ideas of Alexander Hamilton and his legendary rivals and explores Hamiltons fraught relationships with James Madison, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, and Aaron Burr including the scope of the national government, the establishment of a standing army, the creation of a federal banking system, and more. For more information: National Constitution Center, (215) 409-6600.

Now through December 31 in Cooperstown, New York:

Hamilton’s Final Act: Enemies and Allies—Exhibit focuses on the letters between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr that led to the eventual confrontation in Weehawken, New Jersey. For more information: Fenimore Art Museum, (607) 547-1472.

Now through December 31 in Cooperstown, New York:

History: Photographs by David Levinthal—Exhibit re-creates and translates compelling subjects, from Napoleon’s coronation, to civil war battles and Washington Crossing the Delaware, through the artistic format of dioramas and photographic interpretation. For more information: Fenimore Art Museum, (607) 547-1472.

Now through January 6, 2019 in Wilmington, Delaware:

Follies: Architectural Whimsy in the Garden—Outdoor exhibition showcases whimsical and classic garden structures located throughout the Winterthur estate. For more information: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, (800) 448-3883.

Now through January 6, 2019 in Wilmington, Delaware:

Dining by Design: Nature Displayed on the Dinner Table—Exhibition explores the flora and fauna adorning hundreds of ceramics and tableware from the 1600s to the present. Dinnerware designs have been inspired by nature, from painted butterflies and hand-modeled flowers to molded seashells found on a fascinating range of dishes and plates. For more information: Winterthur Museum and Gardens, (800) 448-3883.

Now through January 1, 2019 in Washington, District of Columbia:

Trail of Tears-A Story of Cherokee Removal—Exhibition takes a deeper look at Indian removal from the Cherokee perspective, dispelling misconceptions about the Trail of Tears and providing a realistic look at the devastating cost of greed and oppression. For more information: National Museum of the American Indian

Now through February 3, 2019 in Kent, Ohio:

For the Birds—Exhibit showcases the various ways, birds have provided inspiration for fashion and the decorative arts and explores the levels of meaning birds can convey as well as the variety of their uses. For more information: Kent State University Museum, (330) 672-3450.

Now through March 10, 2019 in Boston, Massachusetts:

Collecting Stories-Native American Art—Exhibit explores the range of perspectives, motivations, and voices involved in building the early holdings of Native American art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. For more information: Museum of Fine Arts Boston, (617) 267-9300.

Now through December 23 in Deerfield, Massachusetts:

Celebrating the Fiber Arts—Exhibit showcases Historic Deerfields collection of fashion, needlework, and domestic textiles containing items dating from the late 17th century through the mid-20th century. At the Flynt Center of Early New England Life - Helen Geier Flynt Textile Gallery. For more information: Historic Deerfield, (413) 774-5581.

Now through December 23 in Deerfield, Massachusetts:

Furniture Masterworks-Tradition and Innovation in Western Massachusetts—Exhibit explores Western Massachusetts first 150 years of furniture-making with 58 objects drawn from Historic Deerfields collections that best exemplify the region’s signature contribution to American design history and emergence of national identity. Wright House. For more information: Historic Deerfield, (413) 774-5581.

Now through July 22, 2019 in New York, New York:

Painted in Mexico, 1700-1790-Pinxit Mexici—Exhibition devoted to painting in New Spain (Mexico) during the 18th century and offers a fresh perspective on a vibrant period, surveying the most important artists and stylistic developments and highlighting the emergence of new pictorial genres and subjects. For more information: The Met Fifth Avenue, (212) 535-7710.

Now through December 31 in Mason Neck, Virginia:

A Womans Place—Exhibition explores the daily life of 18th century women, both free and enslaved and their indispensable contributions. For more information: Gunston Hall, (703) 550-9220.

Now through December 29 in Park Hill, Oklahoma:

The Letters of John Ross—Exhibit demonstrates how the great statesman’s letters were preserved through time and highlights some of his most powerful writing. For more information: John Ross Museum​, (877) 779-6977.

Now through March 10, 2019 in Washington, District of Columbia:

Black Out-Silhouettes Then and Now—Exhibition explores the relatively unstudied art form by examining its rich historical roots and considering its forceful contemporary presence and features works from the Portrait Gallery’s extensive collection of silhouettes, such as those by Auguste Edouart, who captured the likenesses of such notable figures as John Quincy Adams and Lydia Maria Child, and at the same time, reveals how contemporary artists are reimagining silhouettes in bold and unforgettable ways. For more information: National Portrait Gallery

Now through January 27, 2019 in New York, New York:

Chippendale’s Director-The Designs and Legacy of a Furniture Maker—Exhibition celebrates the three hundredth anniversary of Chippendale’s birth with original preparatory drawings from the Chippendale workshop and selections of British and American furniture inspired by Chippendale’s designs and aesthetic. For more information: The Met Fifth Avenue, (212) 535-7710.

Now through January 5, 2019 in Yorktown, Virginia:

Blast from the Past-Artillery in the War for Independence—Exhibition explores a range of topics from innovations in artillery design and technology to the individual roles of an artillery crew and includes topics examining artillery deployment and transport, as well as the range of fire and science behind these powerful weapons. For more information: American Revolution Museum, (757) 253-4838.

Now through June 2, 2019 in Washington, District of Columbia:

Daguerreotypes-Five Decades of Collecting—Exhibit highlights fifty years of daguerreotype collecting by the museum. For more information: National Portrait Gallery

Now through December 28 in Boston, Massachusetts:

Through the Keyhole—Exhibit focuses on the the front door of the 18th Century Hancock House, John Hancock’s Beacon Hill home, through historic​Hancock​ objects fostering discussion about preservation, our American myths, and whose stories are missing from the objects we choose to save from our past. Event also includes specialized tours, original programming, and site-specific performances. For more information: The Old State House, (617) 720-1713.

Now through May 27, 2019 in Winterthur, Delaware:

Thomas Chippendale at 300-Treasures from the Collection—Exhibit marks the 300th anniversary of Thomas Chippendale’s birth with objects from the Winterthur collection and explores the expression of rococo style in England, showcases designs by Chippendale and several of his contemporaries and collaborators, and highlights the influence of Chippendales designs in furniture by Philadelphia cabinetmakers. For more information: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, (800) 448-3883.

Now through September 3, 2019 in Sleepy Hollow, New York:

CORNucopia—Event features cooking demonstrations, English country dancing, music, and more. For more information: Philipsburg Manor, (914) 631-8200.

Now through April 28, 2019 in Charleston, South Carolina:

Preserving Natures’ Beauty-The Art of Herbaria—The exhibit features artistic look at historic plant specimens and explores the important contributions of botanists and amateur naturalists to Lowcountry natural history with examples of the extensive herbarium collection and highlights their exquisite design elements. For more information: The Charleston Museum, (843) 722-2996.

Now through January 6, 2019 in New York, New York:

Delacroix—Exhibition, a joint project with the Musée du Louvre, illuminates Delacroix’s restless imagination through more than 150 paintings, drawings, prints, and manuscripts"many never before seen in the United States. For more information: The Met Fifth Avenue, (212) 535-7710.

Now through September 30, 2019 in Croton-on-Hudson, New York:

The Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze—Event features touring the historic, 18th-century riverside landscape and discovering a display made of jack o’ lanterns For more information: Van Cortlandt Manor, (914) 631-8200.

Now through January 6, 2019 in Wilmington, Delaware:

Embroidery: The Thread of History—Exhibit explores the use of embroidery as historical documents that can deepen our understanding of women’s lives and considers how needlework has been used to remember the past, document the present, and look forward to the future. For more information: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, (800) 448-3883.

Now through October 1, 2020 in New York, New York:

Dutch Masterpieces at the Met—Exhibit features approximately sixty-five works of art focusing on key issues in seventeenth-century Dutch culture"from debates about religion and conspicuous consumption to painters’ fascination with the domestic lives of women. For more information: The Met Fifth Avenue, (212) 535-7710.

Now through January 27, 2019 in New York, New York:

Celebrating Tintoretto-Portrait Paintings and Studio Drawings—Exhibition explores the innovative and little-studied aspect of Tintoretto’s portraiture-small-scale, informal portrait heads characterized by immediacy, intense observation, and startling modernity. For more information: The Met Fifth Avenue, (212) 535-7710.

Now through March 17, 2019 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:

Hamilton Was Here-Rising Up in Revolutionary Philadelphia—Interactive playscape reveals connections between Philadelphia and Alexander Hamilton’s extraordinary contributions to the nation’s founding. For more information: The Museum of the American Revolution, (215) 253-6731.

Now through April 29, 2019 in Thomasville, Georgia:

Working Like a Dog—Exhibition of sporting and dog paintings, drawings and sculpture celebrating man’s best friend — dogs of all shapes, sizes and breeds — at work and play — hunting, retrieving, herding, racing and guarding from the 17th through the 20th centuries. For more information: Pebble Hill Plantation, (229) 226-2344.

Now through March 3, 2019 in Shelburne, Vermont:

Mapping an Uneven Country-Birds Eye Views of Vermont—Exhibit investigates the popular phenomenon of perspective or birds eye views that arose during the second half of the 19th century through more than three dozen drawn, painted and printed views of the Green Mountain State. For more information: Shelburne Museum, (802) 985-3346.

Now through May 12, 2019 in Princeton, New Jersey:

Masters of Illusion-The Legacy of John F. Peto—Exhibition features a new look at trompe l’oeil art in New Jersey and includes his legacy through contemporary artists and more. For more information: Morven Museum & Garden, (609) 924-8144.

Now through January 13, 2019 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania:

Trees of Historic Bethlehem—Event features Christmas trees beautifully decorated throughout six historic sites. For more information: Historic Bethlehem, (610) 882-0450.

Now through January 13, 2019 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania:

Holiday Putz Trail—Event features three historic sites with displays of traditional Moravian decoration that include ornate figurines, animals, and building scenes telling the Nativity Story. At the Moravian Museum Gemeinhaus, Single Sisters’ House and 1810 Goundie House. For more information: Historic Bethlehem, (610) 882-0450.

Now through January 6, 2019 in Wilmington, Delaware:

Yuletide at Winterthur—Event features Henry Francis du Pont’s home decked out in holiday style with traditions from history and the du Pont family on display along with new inspirations from the outdoor exhibition, Follies, as well as indoor exhibition, Reservations recommended for the Yuletide Tour, brunches, and Dickens performances. For more information: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, (800) 448-3883.

Now through December 30 in Historic Bethlehem, Pennsylvania:

Christmas City Stroll—Walking tour of one of the National Historic Landmark Districts with guides in period dress leading you through downtown historic Bethlehem discovering the story of Bethlehem’s unique beginning in 1741. For more information: Historic Bethlehem, (800) 360-tour.

Now through January 6, 2019 in Norwalk, Connecticut:

Lockwood-Mathews Mansion’s Holiday Exhibit—Exhibit features traditional display of trees and decorations highlighting the development of the holiday traditions during the Victorian era in America exploring the evolution from the 1850s to the 1930s. For more information: Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum, (203) 838-9799.

Now through January 6, 2019 in Pottstown, Pennsylvania:

Twelfth Night Tours—Tours explores the little known holiday of Twelfth Night. For more information: Pottsgrove Manor, (610) 326-4014.

Now through December 22 in Newport, Rhode Island:

Holiday Lantern Tours—Learn the history of early American holiday traditions on an evening walk on Fridays and Saturdays. Tickets required. For more information: Newport Historical Society, (401) 841-8770.

Now through December 30 in Middletown, Virginia:

Belle Grove Holiday Tours—Tour features each room of the Manor House decorated with a themed holiday decor. For more information: Belle Grove Plantation, (540) 869-2028.

Now through December 16 in Mumford, New York:

Yuletide in the Country Tours—Event features a progressive tour of classic 19th-century Yuletide festivities through village homes bedecked in holiday splendor and includes a town dance, singing amid a candle-lit tree, and more. For more information: Genesee Country Village & Museum, (585) 538-6822.

Now through January 1, 2019 in Charles City, Virginia:

Centuries of Christmas—Tours of the 1726 mansion beautifully decorated with fresh greenery from Berkeley’s gardens with costumed guides adding a special touch with stories of Christmas at Berkeley through four centuries of history. For more information: Berkeley Plantation, (804) 829-5121.

Now through April 28, 2019 in Mystic, Connecticut:

Death in the Ice: The Mystery of the Franklin Expedition—Exhibition pulls together the epic history of the 1845 mission to discover a Northwest Passage to Asia, including expedition materials from London, Inuit culture and knowledge that led to the wrecks’ discoveries from Canada, and artifacts raised from HMS Erebus, seen for the first time in 170 years. For more information: Mystic Seaport Museum, (860) 572-0711.

Now through May 13, 2019 in New York, New York:

Artistic Encounters with Indigenous America—Exhibition explores how European and American artists represented Indigenous North Americans in drawings, prints, watercolors, photographs, and popular ephemera from the seventeenth to the early twentieth century through forty-five examples from The Met collection. For more information: The Met Fifth Avenue, (212) 535-7710.

Now through December 29 in Tahlequah, Oklahoma:

The First Cherokee Christmas Exhibit—Holiday exhibit features the Cherokee National Supreme Court Museum decked out in natural decorations common to the year 1805. For more information: Cherokee National Supreme Court Museum

Now through December 22 in Edgewater, Maryland:

Illuminated London Town—Event features the gardens illuminated with holiday decorations, colonial nighttime and holidays at a candlelit William Brown House, special performances in the gardens each week and more. For more information: Historic London Town and Gardens, (410) 222-1919.

LATER THIS MONTH

December 20 to December 23 in Sturbridge, Massachusetts: Christmas by Candlelight

December 21 to December 23 in Charlottesville, Virginia: Holiday Evening Tours

December 22 in Vails Gate, New York: Wassail, Wassail all over the Town

December 22 to December 23 in Fishers, Indiana: Conner Prairie by Candlelight

December 22 in Charles City, Virginia: A Candlelight Christmas

December 25 in Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania: Christmas Day Crossing

December 26 to December 27 in Dearborn, Michigan: Holiday Nights

December 26 in Charles City, Virginia: A Candlelight Christmas

December 26 to December 31 in Portsmouth, New Hampshire: Guided Holiday House Tours

December 26 to December 31 in Trenton, New Jersey: Patriots Week

December 26 in Union, New Jersey: Holiday Afternoon Tea

December 26 to December 27 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania: Yuletide Candlelight Tours

December 27 in Vails Gate, New York: Open House

December 28 to December 29 in Lincoln, Rhode Island: Home for the Holidays Tours

December 28 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania: Yuletide Daylight Tours

December 28 to December 30 in Sarasota, Florida: The Sarasota Antiques + Art + Design Show

December 29 in Charles City, Virginia: A Candlelight Christmas

December 31 in Prairie du Rocher, Illinois: La Guiannee

January 1, 2019 in Elizabethton, Tennessee: First Footing

January 1, 2019 in Hampton, New Hampshire: New Hampshire Antique Show

January 4, 2019 to January 6, 2019 in Naples, Florida: Luxe Naples Show

January 4, 2019 in Wilmington, North Carolina: Night Tour of the Burgwin-Wright House

January 4, 2019 to January 6, 2019 in Bryan, Texas: Lone Star Antique Show

January 5, 2019 to January 6, 2019 in Bushnell, Florida: Dade’s Battle of 1835

January 5, 2019 in Ligonier, Pennsylvania: Twelfth Night Celebration

January 5, 2019 in Sturbridge, Massachusetts: Dinner in a Country Village

January 5, 2019 to January 6, 2019 in Venice, Florida: The Venice FL Antiques Show

January 6, 2019 in Boxborough, Massachusetts: The Boxborough Antique Show

January 7, 2019 in Mystic, Connecticut: Introduction to Hearth Cooking

January 10, 2019 to January 13, 2019 in Fishers, Indiana: Hearthside Suppers

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