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Christmas at Winedale Just Around the Corner
19th Century Folklife experience set for December 8

ROUND TOP, Texas — The Winedale Folklife Christmas event is set to take place on Saturday, December 8, 2012, from 12- 4 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public. Food and drinks will be available for sale.

Visitors of all ages will be able to tour decorated historic homes and enjoy demonstrations of blacksmithing, quilting, weaving, spinning, rope-making, basket-weaving, wood-working, pottery, lace making, pioneer encampment and much more.

Children’s activities include old-fashioned crafts, games, hands-on chores and kid-friendly farm animals. You might even see our Weihnachtsmann (German Santa Claus)!

Finally, visitors can take a ride on the Old West stagecoach, experiencing how the countryside might have looked in the 1800s.

Featured entertainment will include The Second Shepherd’s Play, The German Singers, Star of Texas Dulcimers, Celtaire String Band, Shakespeare players, folk dancers and more.

Winedale is located four miles northeast of Round Top, Texas, at 3738 FM 2714 (off FM 1457). Contact (979) 278-3530, winedale@austin.utexas.edu or visit www.cah.utexas.edu for further information.

Winedale Historical Complex, is a division of the Briscoe Center for American History, a research unit at The University of Texas at Austin.

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