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Early Victorian Christmas at Blandwood
November 9, 2017 @ 12:00 am - December 31, 2017 @ 12:00 am
The Early Victorian Period in Greensboro was one of growth and change, as new educational and industrial opportunities brought a greater diversity of traditions and customs to the region. During this period, holiday festivities evolved and changed as modest “backwoods” practices began to embrace national and international traditions.
Explore Blandwood to learn about evolving mid-nineteenth century holiday traditions. The mansion is fully decorated in local and period greenery, as if prepared for a grand Christmas Ball! Guided tours are offered during museum hours, and group tours are encouraged.
Normal tour hours and admission will apply. Blandwood is open for tours Tuesday through Saturday from 11am till 4pm, and on Sundays from 2pm till 5pm. Closed on Mondays.
Special Days: Blandwood will be open during our regular hours of operation, including Christmas Eve from 2pm – 5pm, and New Year’s Eve 2pm – 5pm. The house will be closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day through January 5th. The house will re-open for tours January 6th.