Photo Courtesy of Linda Waggaman
The photo illustrates a 1950s Christmas. Prior to the early 19th century, Christmas was primarily an adult holiday.

The Glencoe Mansion will host a special ticketed Christmas event from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6.

“Our Christmas Traditions” will take participants through the history of Christmas customs from the Civil War era to the 1990s. Participation is $35 per person, with proceeds going to help the Glencoe Mansion, Museum and Gallery.

The event will begin with savory foods inspired by the time periods explored throughout the evening. Then we’ll journey through time with interpreters who will bring to life our Christmas traditions from yesteryear.

The evening will conclude with a sampling of sweet treats drawn from memories of Christmas past.

Tickets are $35 each and include a glass of wine. Additional wine may be purchased for $5 per…

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