Merry & Bright: A Victorian Christmas - 12.09.17

Time: 1:00 PM

Location: Downers Grove Museum


Join us for a celebration of the season at this free family event! Learn about Victorian Christmas traditions, tour the holiday-decorated Victorian Blodgett house and listen to Victorian-era carolers.Stroll the park while warming up around a campfire and visit with Santa and his reindeer! Holiday snacks, hot cocoa, beer and wine will be available for sale to enhance the holiday cheer.

  • Visit with Santa Clause in the Blodgett House from 1-4 pm
  • Mingle with live reindeer from 1-5 pm
  • Hear the Canterbury Carollers Victorian caroling group at 2:30, 3:30 and 4:45 pm
  • Make a donation to the Giving Trees: Collecting donations for Toys for Tots, DuPage PADS, and West Suburban Humane Society. View wish lists
  • Enjoy Victorian Christmas crafts
  • Historical winter photo exhibit
  • Hot cocoa, cider and water will be available for $2 each
  • Adult beverages will include mulled wine, Bell’s Winter White Ale, REDD’s Apple Ale, Alter’s Alterior Motive and Stella Artois for $5 each. IDs are required for all visitors (ages 21 and up) who plan to enjoy adult beverages.
  • Shuttle parking is available at the Lincoln Center

Location: Downers Grove Museum

Merry & Bright is sponsored by: