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An annual holiday tradition since 1979, showcases 350 years of holiday traditions within the furnished historic houses. The grounds glow with hundreds of lighted candle lanterns, houses are adorned with hand-made decorations crafted from live garden greens and dried flowers/herbs, and the air is filled with holiday music and scent of woodsmoke from the bonfire. Visitors stroll historic houses, greeted by costumed performers. Mrs. Shapiro prepares a Hanukkah celebration in her 1919 Russian Jewish kitchen. Mrs. Goodwin, her family and servants prepare a Victorian Christmas. Father Christmas, the night watchman, “Mayor Frank Jones” and other role-players make their rounds along the dirt lanes; and the Abbotts await news of their soldier fighting in Europe in the Second World War. Carolers, chestnuts, holiday crafts & demonstrations,  traditional hearth cooking demos, complimentary refreshments and hot apple cider at the Cider Shed. Figtree Kitchen café offers seasonal food and beverages in the Visitors Center. Min: 20  Max: 29                                      
WHEN: Sunday, December 9
WHERE: Portsmouth, NH
TIMES: Bus leaves the back left hand corner of the Quest parking lot at 3:15 pm & returns approx 8:00 pm
COST: $32/participant; includes transportation;  Dinner cost on your own. 

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