Historic accounts of early pioneers often reference an “emigrant’s trunk” – the physical container holding all the essentials for a long ocean voyage, the trade or agricultural tools needed for new settlement, and, that one special object that just could not be left behind. Using the theme of a settler’s trunk, this collaborative exhibit features the special objects brought to London by recent immigrants along with the stories the objects tell about a home left behind.
This exhibit is open Tuesday through Thursday, 10:00a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Admission is by donation.
Enjoy a traditional 19th century country Christmas dinner served family style and featuring local roast goose, root vegetables, tomatoe bisque soup, cabbage salad, pickles and for dessert; mincemeat pie or plum pudding.
After dinner, experience a unique adaptation of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol.
Families are invited to a Visit with St. Nicholas. Enjoy a hot pancake breakfast, followed by a baked gingerbread man to decorate for dessert. Hop aboard a horse drawn wagon for a beautiful winter ride around the Village and visit a selection of buildings preparing for Christmas. Of course the day wouldn’t be complete without the visit with St. Nicholas himself, who is happy to see each child.