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Christmas at Winedale, A 19th Century Folk Life Event,
to be held December 12, 2009

 

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ROUND TOP, Texas — Christmas at Winedale, a 19th century folk life celebration, will be held Saturday, December 12, from noon to 4 p.m. at Winedale Historical Complex. Admission is free, and the event is open to the public.

Winedale's annual Christmas celebration gives visitors a chance to experience a recreation of life in the 1800s. The event features the opportunity to tour Winedale’s historically significant buildings, decorated as they would have been in the 1800s. Visitors can also enjoy stagecoach rides, folk life demonstrations, music and other entertainment. Children will enjoy making crafts in the one-room schoolhouse, the corral’s kid-friendly farm animals, and candy coins from the Weihnachtsmann (German Santa Claus). Food and drinks will be available for sale.

Winedale Historical Complex is located four miles northeast of Round Top at 3738 FM 2714 (off FM 1457) (see map). For more information, please call 979-278-3530 (winedale@austin.utexas.edu), or visit www.cah.utexas.edu.

Winedale is a division of the Briscoe Center for American History, the University of Texas at Austin
 

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