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Genesee Country Village & Museum Celebrates Yuletide in the Country

Nov 26th, 2018

Genesee Country Village & Museum will be hosting the 25th year of Yuletide in the Country tours and buffet dinner, starting Friday, November 30 and running until Sunday, December 16.

WHAT:

Yuletide in the Country tours and buffet dinner. Tours offer a guided walk through the 1800s, where theatrical scenes highlight the changing holiday customs and traditions of the period. Additionally, reservations are available for a hearty buffet dinner, either in tandem with a tour or as a stand-alone experience.

·         Learn about the origins of the Christmas tree, and its evolution from a regional trend to a national icon.

·         See how travel at the holidays has changed… and how it hasn’t.

·         Find out which day was more important to 19th century people: Christmas or New Years? Learn more as villagers debate the changing focus of holiday celebrations.

·         See the MacArthur house decorated for the holidays for the first time in ten years.

·         Experience the enchantment of a high Victorian Christmas celebration with all the trappings.

·         Enjoy a full buffet dinner in the Meeting Center amidst holiday decorations. Buffet includes roast turkey, beef stew, and several accompaniments, including mashed potatoes, stuffing, vegetables and freshly-baked desserts. 

WHO:

Genesee Country Village & Museum, the largest living history museum in New York State, and the third largest in the nation.

WHEN:

Tours run Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, from Friday, November 30 through Sunday, December 16. Tours are $25 General Admission/$23 GCV&M Members. Buffet reservations are $30 adult, $18 youth 2-10, Youth 1 and under are FREE. Discounted tickets available for Friday, November 30 and Sunday, December 2.

WHERE:

Genesee Country Village & Museum

1410 Flint Hill Road, Mumford NY 14511

WHY: Step back in time to experience the yuletide season as it once was, and see how many of today’s cherished traditions came to be.

Visit gcv.org for more info.

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