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Date/Time
Date(s) - 05/11/2020 - 13/11/2020
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Location
QUIET VALLEY LIVING HISTORICAL FARM

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Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm will present its 30 th annual Old Time Christmas event on December 5, 6 and December 12, 13 with
candlelit tours leaving approximately every 15 minutes beginning at 3:00 p.m., with the last group going out at 7:00 p.m.
More than any other holiday, Christmas celebrations center on the traditions of our families and our heritage. Begin a new tradition
with your family this year during an outing to Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm, where the Christmas customs of the past are brought
to life. From the softly glowing lantern light and luminaries to complimentary hot chocolate and cookies, Old Time Christmas is sure to
become a favorite holiday pastime for many years to come.
Gather around a bonfire while you wait for your visit to the 1800s to begin. Guides in period clothing will lead guests on their
journey into the past beginning with a glimpse at a Victorian era Christmas and their Christmas Putz, a homemade nativity and village
scene.
The living Nativity, located in the barnyard, includes the Quiet Valley farm animals and offers a look at the foundation of this special
celebration and includes a soloist and scripture readings. Experience a rustic Christmas of the early 1800s in the upper barn. At the
one room schoolhouse the school marm leads both the musicians and guests in singing their favorite seasonal carols. There is plenty
of nervous excitement as folks await a visit from the Belschnikel, a traditional Pennsylvania German character who made his rounds
during the Christmas season. He is the one who really knows if you were naughty or nice.
New this year, in celebration of the 30 th anniversary of Old Time Christmas, is a Christmas Tree Forest where trees sponsored by
families and business will be on display. We are asking our visitors to vote for their favorite decorated tree.
Complimentary refreshments add a festive touch to the visit. Before you leave be sure to stop in the Holiday Gift Shop which is
stocked with heritage crafts handmade by Quiet Valley artisans. It is the place to find unique gifts at reasonable prices.
Those looking for a truly meaningful way to start their Christmas season will discover it at this very special event.
Adjusts will be made to keep this event appropriately social-distanced. MASKS ARE REQUIRED.

All funds raised support the mission of the non-profit farm museum.

To pre-buy tickets go to https://quiet-valley.ticketleap.com/old-time-christmas or call the farm at 570-992-6161 and reserve your
spot. Old Time Christmas is held annually the first two full weekends of December. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children
ages 3-12, with those under three admitted free. You will be outside part of the time so remember to dress warmly. No pets or smoking
please. Group of 12 or more with reservations, receive a discounted price any of the four days, when going out between 2:00pm and
3:00pm. It takes about an hour and a half to two hours to see all of Old Time Christmas.
For more information contact Quiet Valley at 570-992-6161, farm@quietvalley.org, or consult the website at www.quietvalley.org . Quiet
Valley Living Historical Farm is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, educational corporation dedicated to the preservation and presentation of 19 th
century agricultural history. Quiet Valley is located 3 ½ miles south of Stroudsburg, Pa. off of Business Route 209.