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December 3 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Friday, Dec. 3
The Historical Society comes alive with a full day of holiday cheer. Enjoy a hands-on wreath making class in the morning. The Museum Store’s Festival of Tabletop Trees offers shopping, sipping & bidding opportunities all day to get into the holiday spirit. Later, enjoy a festive evening with crafts, gingerbread decorating, music and food. Tour the beautifully illuminated campus, enjoy visits from Santa and a renowned storyteller, Jonathan Kruk. Warm up with mulled cider, wine, beer, hot cocoa and treats for the whole family.

Holiday Wreath Decorating Class  
9:30 am – Historic Barn & Vanderbilt Education Center
Get creative with decorating a fresh one-of-a-kind wreath to hang on doors or to give to a loved one.  All supplies/materials included. $90 members / $100 non-members

Festival of Tabletop Trees
9:30 am- 4 pm  
The Festival of Tabletop Tress bidding continues and the Museum Store will be open for shopping and refreshments with a carefully curated collection of distinctive gifts for all members of the family.

Winter Festival Family Night
4 pm – 7 pm – Greenwich Historical Society. Activities include:

  • Gingerbread Decorating 
    Kids of all ages can take their creativity to a new level by decorating gingerbread men presented by Greenwich’s own Black Forest Bakery.
  • Jonathan Kruk’s One-Man ‘A Christmas Carol’
    Renowned Master Storyteller Jonathan Kruk brings Charles Dickens’ immortal tale to life using a treasure trove of voices to create over 30 characters in an intimate, imaginative and inspired blend of theater and storytelling.  
  • A Visit from Santa
    The Festival welcomes Santa to the Barn & Education Center for photographs and Christmas list negotiating!
  • Candlelight Holiday Tours of Bush-Holley House
    Enjoy the historic Bush-Holley House decorated in grand holiday style with small group tours focused on Christmas traditions as celebrated by the Bush family in the colonial era, and later by the Holley family in the heyday of the Cos Cob Art Colony. Individual and Family tickets available at:


December 3
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Greenwich Historical Society
47 Strickland Road
Cos Cob, CT 06807 United States
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