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In this file photo, four carolers dressed in 1860s attire sing carols on Dec. 23, 1948.

December 02, 2016

Dickens Christmas Party to be held in local Victorian mansion

Santa, Scrooge and other holiday favorites coming to Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion

On Dec. 10, the Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion will host its annual Dickens Christmas Party. During the family-friendly event, there will be visits from Santa, arts & crafts, caroling and a one-man show.

Santa Claus will be on hand from 1-3 p.m. to hear wish lists from children and take photos. After getting a photo, children have the opportunity to create an ornament as a keepsake of the day.

As for other entertainment, the Touch of Classics Victorian Carolers will perform holiday favorites in between Victorian Theatre presentations.


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At 2 p.m., actress Megan Edelman will perform as author Louisa May Alcott. She will tell one of Alcott's stories, "Tilly's Christmas."

Then, at 3:15 p.m., Josh Hitchen will perform his one-man show of the Charles Dickens classic "A Christmas Carol." Hitchen will transform effortlessly from Ebenezer Scrooge to the ghosts of Christmas past, present and future.

Tickets, which should be purchased in advance, are $20 per person (members receive a discount). Children 10 and under can attend for free. 


Dickens Christmas Party 2016

Saturday, Dec. 10
1-4 p.m. | $10-$20 per person
Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion
200 W. Tulpehocken St.