10am-4pm, The Lewes Historical Society, Shipcarpenter Street.
Take the opportunity to do some holiday shopping with vendors selling the perfect gifts during your visit. In addition Freddie's Barn will be overflowing with greenery and decorations to assist your seasonal adorning efforts. Proceeds to benefit the Lewes historical Society.
Live historic interpreters will roam the property or be sitting near the fire pit reading classic Dickens tales.
Bring the family to see live sheep from Brittingham Farm from 10 to 12 noon, face to face, and learn about early spinning techniques and textiles and how they were an important part of keeping Americans warm throughout history. (Please leave your dog at home during these hours.)
Step out of the cold into the Hiram Rodney Burton House to see professionally decorated, handcrafted, dollhouses, on display and available to win with your purchase of a raffle ticket. These stunning miniatures created by local designers and decorators will inspire your inner artist! This could be the best gift under your tree! These small buildings will be on display at the Citizens Bank, on 2nd Street, Lewes for two weeks prior to the holiday event. Raffle tickets will be drawn at 3 pm on December 7th. Winners will be notified.
Walk through the Society’s Burton Ingram House and experience three centuries of holiday decorations from an 1830s parlor to a 1950s Lewes, Delaware kitchen. Seasonal food and beverage will be available throughout the day event.
Tickets are available the day of at the gate. With your ticket purchase you will be eligible to see the new exhibit of "Breaking Britannia's Grasp" at the Cannonball House located at 118 Front Street. This incredible exhibition will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, December 5th and is free with your "Holiday Village" ticket along with free admission to the Lewes History Museum! Don't forget to stop by Ryves Holt House on the corner of Mulberry and 2nd Streets. See you there!
After a day filled with holiday festivities, come back to campus with your family at 5 pm to watch Albert Finney's SCROOGE on a large movie screen outdoors, safely distanced from your neighbor’s pod. Bring your own blankets and chairs. Food beverage and popcorn will be available for sale. Tickets are $5, for all ages and only available online and limited to the first 100 people.
A Christmas Tour of Lewes, presented by the Lewes Historical Society will go "LIVE" at 5 pm on Saturday, December 5, 2020. Tickets are on sale now, online and at LHS properties and museums.
The town of Lewes welcomes visitors to the First Town in the First State. We hope you will feel warm and safe while celebrating the holiday season with us. Please remember to social distance and wear a mask at all times. Occupancy on campus will be limited so please be patient with us as we strive to keep everyone safe and happy!